THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH
6:00 p.m. Choir practice (11:30 choir)
WEDNESDAY, October 20
FRIDAY, October 22
At Home: Catherine Allen, Charlie Campbell, Josephine Calabro, Frank Carrick, Judy Hall, Mary Ann Koch, Tim McManus, Al Moeller, Mary Ann Prager, Larry Schwartz, Tyler Zust, James Johnson, Betty Friedlinghaus, Charles Walker, Paul Wingert, Jake Sterpka,, Margaret Campbell, Ruth Neal, Julieann Miles, Maryann Neymeyer. Mary Kay Oris, Father Thomas, Dora Malyk, Rita McCreary
STATUS UPDATE ON FATHER THOMAS
Father Thomas’s active rehab has been successful; he will continue the recovery process with his family. He continues to express his appreciation for your prayers and all the cards. Until further notice please continue to forward your cards to the parish office.
The topic of discussion for the Oct. 21st session will be The Trinity, presented by Deacon Michael Ross. Meetings are held each Thurs. at 7:00 p.m. in the Atrium. All are welcome!
We have had a terrific response to our request for volunteers to help decorate the Sanctuary for Christmas and Easter, however we are still in need of a couple additional people to help out. Please contact the parish office if you can spare a couple hours to help beautify the Sanctuary during these holy times of the year
LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES for October 23-24, 2010 (4th Sunday of the Month)
Extraordinary Ministers are reminded to cleanse the vessels after each Mass
TIME ALTAR SERVER LECTOR EXTRAORDINARY MINISTER SACRISTAN
4:00 P.M. open Lori Mitchell John Lamotte, Don Alexander, Rita Alexander
Juan Durano John Rees Mary Minerd, open, open Ginny Holleran
9:00 A.M. Natasha Mattox Mike Keebaugh Dave & Marge Smigelski, Ray & Terry Thomas, Michael Badurina
Dominic Mattox Maureen Keebaugh Frank & Mary Wickham, Stephanie Martt Jacquelyn Carone
11:30 A.M. Mary Weilbacher Pam Mortimer Angie Stoller, Tommy Zervas, Ann Anderson
Katie Price, Morgan Dawson Olivia DePassio Sandra Thompson, Tyler Lawler, Annie Minner Jacquelyn Carone
Collection counters for the 4th Sunday of the month: Rose and Don Hodgson
The COMING HOME NETWORK INTERNATIONAL…is hosting their 8th annual conference in Columbus, Ohio on October 22-24. The theme is How Firm a Foundation~Authority of the Sacred Scriptures. This is an event not to be missed, bringing together some of our nation’s leading Catholic speakers; among them Columbus’ own Msgr. Frank Lane and Bishop Frederick Campbell. Others on the list include Marcus Grodi and Dr. Scott and Kimberly Hahn. For more information contact The Coming Home Network International at 800-664-5110. Information is also available on the following websites: www.chnetwork.org or www.hfaf2010.com . Make October 22-24 a weekend given to God.
OCTOBER IS RESPECT
A Prayer of Reverence for Life from the Marriage and Family Life Office:
Lord and giver of all life, help us to value each person, created in love by you. In your mercy, guide and assist our efforts to promote the dignity and value of all human life, born and unborn. We ask this through Christ our Lord. Amen.
LISA DUNN HALLOWEEN NIGHT…will be held on
Sat., October 23rd from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. in the St. Mary school gymnasium. In honor of a former student, Lisa Dunn night is an annual event to raise funds for families in need of emergency financial support for items other than tuition. Bring your family out for a night of fun and support an important cause!! Tickets can be purchased for food and games at the door. Contact Nichole Robinson at 404-0639 for additional information.
MARIAN CONCERT AT SAINT LEO
St. Leo Church will host several choirs who will sing a variety of traditional, contemporary and ethnic songs to honor our Blessed Mother, St. Mary, on Sunday, October 17th at
6:30 p.m. This array of music, while all Marian based, will feature many different instruments and songs familiar and new to us. What better way to promote devotion to Mary and bring together various parishes and ethnic groups! Bring your family and friends and enjoy an evening of great music.
Featuring the Choirs of: Saint Mary Church, German Village, including the St. Mary Handbell Choir, Saint James the Less, Seton Parish, Saint Thomas the Apostle Church, Holy Family Church, and the Catholic Polish Community
beautiful presentation will be accompanied by meditations given by the Sisters
of The Children of Mary – A very young order based in
2010-2011 BIBLE STUDY
It is our goal to resume bible study no later than Oct. 27th and possibly as soon as next Wed., Oct. 20th. For those of you who have been a part of this study hour please contact the parish office for additional information. Please consider this an open invitation for those of you who have not participated in this special ministry.
relationship to withstand life's ups and downs by attending a Worldwide
Marriage Encounter weekend. Upcoming weekends, both in
HIGH SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE AT:
ü St. Charles will hold its’ Annual Open House for all eight grade boys and their parents on November 7th at 1:00 p.m. in the school’s Campus Theatre, at 2010 E. Broad Street. Afterward there will be an opportunity to speak with faculty members, coaches, students, alumni, and advisory board members. School and campus tours will be conducted and refreshments served. Please call the school’s secretary, Laurie Berndt, at 614-252-6714 between and M-F if you have any questions.
ü Bishop Hartley High School is hosting its Fall Open House on November 4th beginning at We extend a warm invitation to all 8th, 7th, and 6th grade students and families who are interested in a future at Bishop Hartley. Tour the school and visit with the principal, academic department chairs, guidance counselors, activity moderators, and coaches. Please contact Jennifer Prout at 237-5421 ext 252 for additional information.
SUPPORT OUR LOCAL SCOUTS
St Mary Boy Scout Pack 456 will sell popcorn after each of the masses next week, October 23- 24 outside of the church. Think Butter- Carmel- Chocolate! Buy Popcorn, place an order or make a donation to send scout popcorn to our troops. Thank You.
We are grateful for the 4-S Club Golf Outing committee for all their work this year on the "Par 5" outing. This past weekend the committee presented Sr. Regina with a check in the amount of $11,200.00 for tuition assistance. Thank you to everyone who supported this worthy cause. God bless you.
SPECIAL DIOCESAN COLLECTION
The Southside Community Ministries Food Pantry extends their appreciation for your generous donations this past weekend, which resulted in a total contribution of $1,635.00 toward serving the needs of others.