At Home:, Frank Carrick, Judy Hall, Mary Ann Koch, Charles Walker, Ruth Neal, Dora Malyk, Rita McCreary, Fodah Kenneh, Reilly Gall, Ogbe Aideman
The topic of this week’s RCIA session is “Prayer” The presenter will be Mike Keebaugh. A retreat for the Candidates and Catechumens will be held on November 11-12 culminating in attendance at the Mass on Nov. 12th where the “Rite of Acceptance” will be celebrated. If you are interested in being a sponsor for one of our candidates or catechumens there is an open invitation for you to attend an RCIA class. All are welcome.
CATHOLIC CEMETARY-OPEN HOUSE
Sunday Prayer Services will be held at on Nov. 6th, at
MARK YOUR CALENDAR
Christmas Bazaar: The Ladies of
the Ancient Order of Hybernians will hold its’ annual
Christmas bazaar on
St. Mary School invites you to
come and sing with them at the St. Martin Veteran’s Day celebration on November 11th from
They will walk through the streets of
The annual St. Mary Gala to benefit our school will be held on Sat. Jan. 28. We would love your help! If you'd like to serve on a planning committee, please contact Julie Graham-Price at 444-5409
Your generous donations resulted in a total contribution of $1,966.00, which will be distributed to those in need within our own community.
Extraordinary Ministers are reminded to cleanse the vessels after each Mass
TIME ALTAR SERVER LECTOR EXTRAORDINARY MINISTER SACRISTAN
Travis Marx Sherrie Hayes Lori and Dave Mitchell, Carol Rees,
Michael Hatem, open open Don
Smeltzer, John Tagnesi,
Anthony Metnes Don Metnes Shirley Thibaut, Jennifer Yannayon, Eileen Hoffman
Matthew Eyerman, Michael Gain Marge Smigelski Christa McKernan, Chris Thibaut, open, open, open Ginny Holleran
Vince Relli Mike Hicks Katie Lawler, Maria Martello, Tina Hall
Sam Agra, Corey Hall Devin Russell Pamela Makowski, open, open Suzi Foster
Collection counters for the 2nd Sunday of the month: Frances Melton and Carolyn Fenneman
THE FUTURE OF K-12 CATHOLIC EDUCATION….will be the topic of an evening program sponsored by the Univ. of
Notre Dame and its local alumni association. “Who will save Catholic Schools?” is part
of the Hesburgh Lecture series. Father Ronald Nuzzi, a Notre Dame Professor, will lead the presentation
booklet of prayers, rituals, ideas and activities for the Advent and Christmas seasons, “Advent and Christmas Traditions: Keeping the Seasons Holy,” is a valuable tool in making your celebration of these liturgical seasons more meaningful for you and your family. It is available for $5 (includes postage) by contacting the office at 614/241-2560 or emailing FLOMailbox@colsdioc.org. A companion version for the seasons of Lent and Easter is also available.
ADOPT A FAMILY UPDATE
Volunteer opportunity – We will need volunteers to assist with making the gift ornaments on Friday, November 18th at in the Atrium. Since, we are providing pizza and light refreshments for the volunteers, please RSVP to Pam Schallatdelaware0808@gmail.comor Jennifer Groves @
If you have any used or new Christmas cards from past years please drop them off at the parish office or in the box located in the back of the church. We will use these to create the gift ornaments for the tree.
An insert listing additional volunteer opportunities will be included in next week’s bulletin. Thank you in advance for all of your support and prayers for a successful program.
Jen and Pamela
Men's Night Out: Wed., Nov. 23rd in St. Mary Gym from -. Food, beer, soft drinks and snacks all for $15. Card games, raffles, and a 50/50 will be held. All men in the community are invited and welcome.
Sponsored by the Knights of
IT’S THAT TIME OF YEAR - CHRISTMAS
With Thanksgiving comes the delivery of all the Christmas trees. Rich Finn will have the volunteer signup sheets at the back of the Church after each of the Masses on the following days: Nov. 12 - 13 and 19 - 20. Volunteers are needed to staff the lot and stand. All hours worked count towards school requirements. Support your parish school and plan to help for a few hours.
On November 11th as we commemorate Veterans Day by recalling the sacrifices of our service men and women, we are mindful of those currently serving our country, both here and overseas. Praying for their safe return to their friends and loved ones, we lift them up: Almighty God, we commend to your gracious care and keeping all the men and women of our armed forces at home and abroad. Defend them day by day with your heavenly grace; strengthen them in their trials and temptations; give them courage to face the perils which beset them; and grant them a sense of your abiding presence wherever they may be; through Christ our Lord. Amen.
IF YOU CAN READ, YOU CAN HELP OTHERS
Dominican Learning Center (DLC) or your local library is in need of volunteers
to tutor adult students, around your own schedule, one on one for one hour per
week in reading, writing, math or conversation. Volunteers need to be over age
18 and hold a high school diploma. Tutor training workshops will be held at the
1ST COMMUNION PREPARATION
Parental preparation meetings for children that will celebrate
their 1st Communion on
4-S CLUB LADIES AUXILIARY….will be preparing and serving a turkey dinner with all the trimmings, including pumpkin pie for desert on Nov. 13th from until The cost is $8.00 per person; carry out is available.
ST. GABRIEL CATHOLIC RADIO… is pleased to present Putting on the New Man: The New Evangelization hosted by Father James Wehner, Rector of the Pontifical College Josephinum. Putting on the New Man is a fast-paced half-hour program that will help men grow in virtue and become new men in Christ. The show airs every Saturday morning at on 1580 AM.
SPECIAL THANKS to all the volunteers that baked cookie s for the Kairos Prison Ministry Program. Our parish baked over 130 dozen cookies for the residents at The Ohio Reformatory for