THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH
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,
UPDATE ON FATHER THOMAS
Father Thomas celebrated the mass this past Wednesday, Dec. 8th. We were all thrilled to have him home with us once again. He will gradually work himself back into the mass schedule. Please continue to keep him in your prayers.
The topic of discussion for this session
will be The Real Meaning of
Christmas/Our Catholic Traditions.
Meetings are held each Thurs. at in the
Atrium. All are welcome! This will be
the last meeting for 2010 as RCIA will break for the Christmas and New Year
celebrations. Weekly meetings will resume on
The bible study group which meets on Wednesday evenings will also break
for the Christmas and New Year celebrations. There will be a meeting this week,
Dec. 15th with weekly meetings resuming on
Pick up your 2011 calendar in the back of the church.
Extraordinary Ministers are reminded to cleanse the vessels after each Mass
TIME ALTAR SERVER LECTOR EXTRAORDINARY MINISTER SACRISTAN
4:00 P.M. Tripp Ryan John Lamotte Chris Hilles, Pat Morris, Lois Morris,
9:00 A.M. Charlie Collins Rick Driscoll Frances Melton, Marianne Metnes, Sheila Naegale, Cecelia Reis,
Edie Collins Mary Kay Oris Mike Chambers, Carolyn Redwood, Bertha Hilsheimer, open Frances Melton
11:30 A.M. Delaney Dawson Jimmy Vogt Elizabeth Vogt, Mike and Maureen Keebaugh,
Rebecca & Jillian Vogt Kathleen Haytas Stuart Sinn, Kim Anderson, Open Frances Melton
Collection counters for the 3rd Sunday of the month: Frances Melton and Betty Contosta
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.
CHRISTMAS MASS SCHEDULE
The mass schedule for Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and the Feast of the Holy Family is as follows:
v Christmas Eve: 4:00 p.m.; 6:00 p.m. and midnight
v Christmas Day: 10:00 a.m. There is no vigil mass on Christmas Day
v The Feast of the Holy Family, Dec. 26th: our regular Sunday mass schedule will be followed
REMINDER – 2011 PARISH DIRECTORY
If you have moved, changed your phone number, married, or had a new baby please contact the parish office at
445-9668 or email this information to email@example.com
Our 2011 directories will go to press late December and will deliver to parishioners mid to late January.
INTERESTED IN LEARNING CONVERSATIONAL SPANISH? Join the Spanish Classes for adults forming at Christ the King Church in Bexley/Whitehall, or St. Michael’s Church in Worthington. Classes are held once a week 6:00-7:00pm (Beginners) and 7:10-8:10 (Intermediate). This course will run from January 11th through May 25th. For more information and to register by January 1st, please email Tim Madrid at ColumbusSpanishClass@gmail.com
¡Cuìdate y nos vemos pronto!
FIRST COMMUNION REQUIREMENTS
Any child who is interested in making either their First Reconciliation or First Communion should contact Erin Burkett at 444-8994 or email firstname.lastname@example.org no later than January 30th? First Reconciliation will be on April 17, 2011; First Communion is scheduled for May 7, 2011.
St. Mary Magdalene located at 473 S. Roys Avenue will hold its’ annual Advent concert on Sunday, December 19th at 3:00 p.m. This concert will feature our own Bells of St. Mary’s Handbell Choir in addition to the St. Mary Magdalene Choir. A free will offering will be accepted.
The tree sale is progressing nicely. We are well on our way to a successful campaign. Your help is still needed. We need volunteers to cover the following days: Friday, 12/17 from 4:00 to 9:00; Saturday, 12/18 from 10:00 to 10:00 and Sunday, 12/19 from noon to 6:00. If you can spare a couple hours please contact Rich Finn at 403-0809 or email@example.com
CHRISTMAS LITURGICAL MINISTERS
We have placed a signup sheet in the rear of the church for those who would like to participate in the Christmas Eve and Christmas day masses as liturgical ministers. We will need altar servers, lectors and Eucharistic minister. Please note extra lectors are needed for the midnight mass.
We are looking for choir members and instrumentalist for our Christmas Eve masses. Children, 2nd graders or older, are encouraged to join the choir for the 4:00 mass. Please contact Amanda Walker for the 4:00 mass at 325-1758 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org . Contact Mark Plescia at 445-9668 for the midnight mass.