SATURDAY, January 8 

    12:00 noon          Carlin baptism @ St. Leo

       3:00 p.m.           Confession today

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


SUNDAY, January 9

       9:00 a.m.     deceased of the Frank Wirth family 

                                      Coffee and Doughnuts 

     11:30 a.m.          Victims of natural disaster

        7:00 p.m.         Bingo


MONDAY, January 10

  12:00 noon         special intention


TUESDAY, January 11

       9:45 a.m.         special intention

       5:30 p.m.                 Alberta Sauer  

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


WEDNESDAY, January 12

  12:00 noon         special intention

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

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


THURSDAY, January 13

    5:30 p.m.           special intention

     7:00 p.m.            RCIA – Atrium


FRIDAY, January 14

  12:00 noon         special intention


SATURDAY, January 15 

      3:00 p.m.           Confession today

      4:00 p.m.         Rose Consola


SUNDAY, January 16

       9:00 a.m.        Parishioners of St. Mary

                                      Coffee and Doughnuts 

     11:30 a.m.          Priests

      3:00 p.m.         Polish mass

        7:00 p.m.         Bingo






OFFERTORY – January 1-2, 2011

Offertory: $4,869.00

 ECO deposits $1,600.00 (weekly, 1st)

Total offering: $6,469.00

Bingo receipts: January 2: $1,574.00

Jackpot: $2,950.00

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, Maryann Neymeyer.  Mary Kay Oris, Father Thomas, Dora Malyk, Rita McCreary, Lorraine Ross,

Kristy Yosick, Don Alexander, Fodah Kenneh, Agnes Carpenter


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



The RCIA group will tour the Jubilee Museum at Holy Family this week.  Meetings are held each Thurs. at 7:00 p.m. in the Atrium.  All are welcome!



Save the date! The Gala will be held on Saturday, February 26, 2011. Proceeds from the Gala help families with limited means afford a Catholic education for their children at St. Mary. For more information, contact Julie Graham-Price at 444-5409. Watch your bulletin for future updates.



The quarterly Jordon Conference for parents who wish to have a child baptized will be held on Tues. January 25, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. in the atrium. Please contact the parish office at 445-9668 or email Ann at to confirm your attendance.



The Most Rev. Frederick F. Campbell, Bishop of Columbus, will be the celebrant at Mass on Sat. January 22, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Joseph Cathedral in observance of the “day of penance for violations to the dignity of the human person committed through acts of abortion, and of prayer for the full restoration of the legal guarantee of the right to life”.



LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES for January 15-16. 2011 (3rd 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.       Tripp Ryan                     John Lamotte                              Chris Hilles, Pat Morris, Lois Morris,

                           Davis Ryan                     Tina Nierman                              Andrea Fannin, open, open                                                                                Tina Nierman     

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     


COFFEE & DOUGHNUTS: January 16 – Knights of Columbus                             Pray for our men and women in uniform



Collection counters for the 3rd Sunday of the month: Frances Melton and Betty Contosta




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

¡Cuìdate y nos vemos pronto!




Whether you’re hoping to achieve or postpone pregnancy, Natural Family Planning can help you and your spouse live God’s plan for love and life, while strengthening your marriage relationship.  A diocesan NFP workshop, offered through the Marriage and Family Life Office, will begin Wednesday, January 26, 2011, 7 – 9 p.m. at St. Paul the Apostle Parish, Westerville.  The five session workshop will continue on February 9, February 23, March 23, and April 13.  The registration fee is $60 per couple and includes instructional materials; financial assistance is available.  For more information or to register, contact the Marriage and Family Life Office at 614-241-2560 or




Today, 39.8 million Americans are living below the poverty line.  They live in families who are of necessity making hard choices between food, health care, heat and rent.  To bring attention to this national crisis, the Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) has designated January as "Poverty in America Awareness Month."  During this special month of observance, we devote our efforts to heightening the nation's understanding of the breadth and depth of the problems of poverty.  For information about Poverty in America Awareness Month, go to or contact the diocesan Office for Social Concerns at (614) 241-2540.






Do you have an interest in your parish’s future?  The Finance Council is searching for members to replace those rotating off this year.  If you would like to share your talent, especially with finance and legal backgrounds, please contact Deacon Mickey at



Please join us for a Spaghetti Dinner on Sunday, Jan. 16th from 12:30-3:30 p.m.  in order to raise funds for our triathlon event.  We will be providing Spaghetti and homemade desserts for only $7.00 per person. All proceeds will go directly to The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.  We greatly appreciate your support in helping us reach our fundraising goal!  Tony and Betsy Shawver



Please Join us for the 4th Annual Columbus Catholic Women’s Conference on February 26, 2011 to be held at the Ohio State Expo Center, Lausche Building, 717 E 17th Ave. from 8:30 am – 4:00 p.m. Registration fee $27.00.
Student tickets $15.00 and Religious Sisters free of charge.
Last year over 1100 Catholic women gathered together to pray, reflect, and be inspired. We welcome you to be a part of this special day by registering at



The annual Rally for Life will be on Friday, January 21, 2011, from Noon to 1 p.m. at the Statehouse, corner of Broad and High Streets, Columbus.  The rally is open to all ages.  For more information, contact Columbus Right to Life at (614) 445-8508.



SPECIAL COLLECTION-PROPAGATION OF THE FAITH…Next weekend, Jan. 15-16, 2011 has been designated as an official diocesan collection for the Propagation of the Faith. Through the offering of Catholics worldwide, the Propagation of the Faith provides ongoing support for the pastoral and evangelizing programs of the Catholic Church in Africa, Asia, the islands of the pacific and remote regions of Latin America. This includes aid for the education and support of seminarians, religious novices and lay catechists; for the work of religious communities in education, health care and social services; for communication and transportation needs and for disaster and emergency relief when necessary. Please use your preprinted envelopes for your contribution or mark you donation accordingly.



Decorations down? Life back to “normal routine”? How can you keep your home life engaging, fulfilling, even exciting? One way is to take a Worldwide Marriage Encounter weekend. The next two weekends are

 February 18-20 and April 29-May 1. For more information or to register, contact Paul & Marilou Clouse at

740-746-9003 or visit our website at



Your 2010 statements will be coming your way in the next week or two. If you have moved please contact the parish office.




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