THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH

 

THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH

 

 

 

SATURDAY, December 4

       3:00 p.m.           Confession

     4:00 p.m.          Parishioners of St. Mary

       6:00 p.m.           Heintz/Moffo wedding

                                                                     

SUNDAY, December 5

       9:00 a.m.        Frank Wirth family       

                                      Coffee and Doughnuts 

     11:30 a.m.          St. Francis Xavier 

        2:00 p.m.         Advent Penance Service @ St. Lads

         2:00 p.m.         Maennerchor concert

                                     7:00 p.m. Bingo

 

MONDAY, December 6

  12:00 noon         Charlene Schultz                               

 

TUESDAY, December 7

       5:30 p.m.            Marian Fontaine    

       6:00 p.m.           Choir practice (11:30 choir)

   

WEDNESDAY, December 8

                                      The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin

       9:45 a.m.         Corwin Morey    

  12:00 noon         Harold Gutknecht  

     6:00 p.m.             Bible study – Specht Center

     7:00 p.m.            Choir practice (9:00 choir)

                               

THURSDAY, December 9

      1:30 p.m.            St. Mary School Christmas program

    5:30 p.m.           for victims of violence    

     7:00 p.m.            RCIA – Atrium

 

FRIDAY, December 10

 12:00 noon          Charlene Schultz 

                                           

SATURDAY, December 11

       1:00 p.m.           Matesich/Swartz wedding

       3:00 p.m.           Confession

     4:00 p.m.          Parishioners of St. Mary

                                                                     

SUNDAY, December 12

       9:00 a.m.        Frank Thompson   

                                      Coffee and Doughnuts 

     11:30 a.m.          Jesse Anderson 

        2:00 p.m.          Do/Berryhill wedding

        7:00 p.m.         Bingo

 

 

 

OFFERTORY – November 20, 21 & 27, 28 2010

Offertory: $8,445.00 (two weekends)

 ECO deposits $1,272.00 (weekly, bi-weekly)

Total offering: $9,707.00 (two weekends)

Bingo receipts: Nov. 21 & 28, 2010: $2,966 .00 (2 weekends)

Jackpot: $4,250.00

Come and play, have a good time and support St. Mary

 

Refresh them Lord, with your healing grace.

Please remember in your prayers:

Nursing Home:  Evelyn Spiert, Donna Whitacre, Wilma Rose,  

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,

Lorraine Ross, Kristy Yosick, Don Alexander, Fodah Kenneh

 

If you are admitted to a hospital St. Mary’s may not be notified. Please ask a family member to call us. 

 

SCHOOL MASS – SCHEDULE CHANGE

The weekly school mass typically held on Tuesday will be celebrated on Wed. December 8th at 9:45 a.m.  in honor of The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

 

STATUS UNCHANGED FOR FATHER

Father Thomas continues his recovery at the home of a family member.  Please keep him in your prayers.

 

RCIA

The topic of discussion for this session will be Mary, Our Model, Our Mother presented by Maureen Keebaugh.  Meetings are held each Thurs. at 7:00 p.m. in the Atrium.  All are welcome!

 

RETIRED RELIGIOUS COLLECTION

Next weekend, December 11th and 12th, is the annual collection for the retired religious of our Diocese. These men and women have dedicated their lives to Catholic ministries such as teaching, comforting the sick and dying, and missionary work. The funds collected help defray the costs of health care and living expenses. Please use your preprinted envelope or put your donation in a separate envelope marked “retired religious” and place it in the collection basked. Thank you for your generosity

 

CHRISTMAS TREE SALE

Remember to stop by and check out the Christmas trees and wreaths at St. Mary School. 


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

 

LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES for December 11-12, 2010 (2nd 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.        Travis Marx                         Sherrie Hayes                              Lori and Dave Mitchell,  

                           Michael Hatem                   Casey Campbell                          Carol Rees, Don Smeltzer, open, open                                                       Amanda Walker

9:00 A.M.       Anthony Metnes                Don Metnes                                   Catherine Goodall, Shirley Thibaut, Jennifer Yannayon

                            Matthew Eyerman            Marge Smigelski                        Christa, Megan & Erin McKernan, Eileen Hoffman, open   Ginny Holleran

11:30 A.M.      Vince Relli                            Mike Hicks                                    Katie Lawler, Maria Martello, Janet Dawson    

                           Sam Agra, Corey Hall       Devin Russell                               Kyle Dawson, Pamela Makowski, Tina Hall                         Suzi Foster           

             

COFFEE & DOUGHNUTS: December 12 – Bertha Hilsheimer & Sally Sobony          Pray for our men and women in uniform

 

Collection counters for the 2nd Sunday of the month: Frances Melton and Carolyn Fenneman


REMINDERS

 

NOMINATIONS FOR CATHOLIC MAN OF THE YEAR 2011 NOW BEING ACCEPTED
Each year the Catholic Men’s Luncheon Club (CMLC) presents the Columbus Diocese Catholic Man of the Year award.  Nominations for the award are being accepted until December 10, 2010.  Please make it a priority to participate by nominating a man from the Diocese who you believe would serve as an inspiration and would strengthen all Catholic men to continue living their vocation of holiness. Nominees must be laymen, who, through their daily actions, words, and prayers, exemplify the “good and faithful servant.”   For more details or if you would like to nominate someone, please contact Shane

 

ST. JOSEPH CATHEDRAL PARISH MISSION--OUR ADVENT JOURNEY TO JESUS:

You are cordially invited to attend the St. Joseph Cathedral Parish Mission on Dec. 12-15, 2010.  Schedule includes 5:15 p.m. Mission Mass each evening followed by a light supper at 6:00 p.m. in the Undercroft.  Preaching begins at 7:00 p.m. in the Cathedral.  There will be a communal Reconciliation service on Monday, the 13th, following the Mission preaching.  Mission preacher is Fr. Blaise Czaja, C.P., a Passionist priest who is a very popular and well-received preacher.  Please join us for this celebration of prayer and fellowship as we prepare for Christmas.

 

FACE FORWARD

To our Face Forward friends, Merry Christmas! Enjoy the hope and prepare for Advent with our video series “O Antiphons”…Now playing on the Face Forward wall (December 17-23).

 

 

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CHRISTMAS FLOWER REMEMBRANCE FORM

 

Your contribution in honor of a loved one, living or deceased, will be used toward purchase of flowers for St. Mary Christmas season decorations.

 

Names to be included in the Christmas bulletin insert:

Please print

 

_________________________         _________

 

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_______________________________            ____       

 

 

                                                                                                                 

 

Donor name:                                                                                            

Amount enclosed:                              

 

If additional lines are needed please attach your list to this form. You may drop this form into the offering basket or return to the parish office.

Deadline for your response is December 15th  

 

 

 

 

 

NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

CATHOLIC YOUTH ACTIVITIES

      Middle School students in the 6th, 7th, and 8th grades are invited to “Jesus Jams” at St. Catharine Church, 500 South Gould Rd. on Sunday, December 12th.  The program begins with the Mass of Sunday in St. Catharine Church at 5:00 pm followed by the “Jesus Jam” program immediately following in St. Catharine School Gym concluding promptly at 8:00 p.m.  The December 12th theme is “Make Your Hearts Ready.”  The fast-paced and action-packed Jesus Jams features The Fiery Fish Band, skits, dramas, keynote speaker, student testimonies, and snacks.This event is FREE and is sponsored by Catholic Youth Summer Camp, Inc. (CYSC).  For more information, please visit www.cysc.com.

     High School students are invited to “Holiness Revolution” at St. Dominic Church, 453 N. 20th St., on Saturday, December 11th 7:00-10:00p.m.  Challenging High Schoolers to embrace and live their Catholic faith, “Holiness Revolution” features music, skits, dramas, keynote speaker, student testimonies, and food in a unique environment. Tickets can be purchased at the door for $5.  “Holiness Revolution” is sponsored by Catholic Youth Summer Camp, Inc. (CYSC).  For more information, please visit www.cysc.com or www.holinessrevloution.com or Facebookcysc live” or “holiness revolution.”

     The ultimate goal of these activities is to draw students into active participation in the life, mission, and work of their local parish community. 

 

CHRISTMAS MASS SCHEDULE

The mass schedule for Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and the Feast of the Holy Family is as follows:

Ø  Christmas Eve: 4:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m. and midnight

Ø  Christmas Day: 10:00 a.m. There is no vigil mass on Christmas Day

Ø  Feast of the Holy Family, Dec. 26th: our regular Sunday mass schedule will be followed.

 

PRAYER FOR ALL NASCENT HUMAN LIFE

When: Saturday, December 11, 2010

Where:  St. Joseph Cathedral              Time: 9:00 a.m.

Morning Prayer & Benediction will be led by The Most Rev. Frederick F. Campbell, Bishop of Columbus.

Bishop Campbell is also encouraging prayerful meditation on the Joyful Mysteries and the recitation of the Rosary on the Sundays during Advent for this intention.

All are invited to pray in solidarity with others around the world for the protection of human life.

Pope Benedict XVI celebrated a “Vigil for All Nascent [newly developing]Human Life” on November 27th at St. Peter’s Basilica. To read more about the papal vigil, please visit the U.S. Catholic Bishops’ website at www.usccb.org/prolife/papalvigil.

 

2011 CALENDARS

Pick up your 2011 calendar in the back of the church.

 

 

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