At Home:, Frank Carrick, Mary Ann Koch, Charles Walker, Ruth Neal, Dora Malyk, Rita Malyk, McCreary, Reilly Gall, Frances Bobo
The topic of discussion at the weekly RCIA meeting will be an overview of “The Sacraments”. Maureen Keebaugh will be the presenter. If you are interested in learning more about your Catholic faith please plan to attend any or all of these sessions. All are welcome.
ADVENT PENANCE SERVICE
The Sacrament of reconciliation will be celebrated Sunday, Dec. 11th at
Please note, confessions will not be heard on Saturday, Christmas Eve.
Ø Liturgical ministers are needed to assist at the
Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Masses. Please sign up on the sheet posted on the bulletin board in the back of Church to assist as a Lector or Extraordinary minister at one of these four (4) Masses.
Ø We are also in need of volunteers to serve as
Extraordinary ministers at our weekend masses. We have several openings, especially for the 1st and 2nd Sundays of each month. Please contact the parish office at 445-9668 or email email@example.com if interested in serving.
Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Masses will be celebrated as follows: Christmas Eve Mass times are ; and . Christmas Day Mass will be celebrated at
Extraordinary Ministers are reminded to cleanse the vessels after each Mass
TIME ALTAR SERVER LECTOR EXTRAORDINARY MINISTER SACRISTAN
open, open John Lamotte Chris Hilles, Pat Morris, Lois Morris,
open Tina Nierman Andrea Fannin, open, open Tina Nierman
Charlie Collins Rick
Edie Collins, Abigail Gischel Mary Kay Oris Mike Chambers, Carolyn Redwood, Bertha Hilsheimer, open Frances Melton
Rebecca Vogt Jimmy
Jillian Vogt, open Kathleen Haytas Stuart Sinn, Kim Anderson, Open Frances Melton
Collection counters for the 3rd Sunday of the month: Frances Melton and Betty Contosta
2012 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Plans are in the works for our 2012 directories.
Our new Organist/Choir Director, Bianca De Maria is recruiting voices for the Sunday Mass. Please consider joining us for fun, fellowship and music-making! Rehearsals are held weekly, on Wednesday evening from with a 'warm-up' time on Sunday mornings at This is a wonderful way to participate and give your talent to the St. Mary community. Previous choral singing experience is preferred but NOT required. (Note - High School students are indeed welcome!) If interested please call the parish office for more information.
quarterly Jordon Conference for parents who wish to have a child baptized will
be held on
UPCOMING EVENTS at ST. LEO
are looking for choir members and instrumentalist for the Christmas Eve
We will have a one hour rehearsal in the church on Sunday, December 18th following the Mass. We ask that you attend this scheduled rehearsal. If you have questions, do not hesitate to contact Amanda Walker 614-325-1758 or email email@example.com .
Christmas Eve Mass:
We need additional adult singers to help enhance our beautiful Christmas Midnight Mass. We will also have a Handbell Choir. If you would like to participate in the Midnight Mass Choir, please contact the parish office.
Mount Carmel Mobile Coach provides free healthcare
for the uninsured, from foot problems to flu symptoms, and all other
ailments. Their mobile unit will be at
St. Ladislas on Friday, December 16th from
9 to , please tell anyone who may need their services to stop
St. Mary School
students in grades
o Bishop Ready High School band, along with the auxiliary bands from partner schools, will perform its Advent/Holiday Concert on Thursday, December 15, at at the high school. Admission is free. For more information, please call 614-276-5263.
Support the Gala by purchasing an ad in the program. Promote your business or organization, and receive complimentary tickets to the Gala. For more information about purchasing an ad, visit the St. Mary website or contact Brian Collins at firstname.lastname@example.org or 374-5894.
ADOPT A FAMILY UPDATE
The adopt-a-family program will wrap next weekend, Dec. 17-18. Gifts will be prepared for individual families following the 11:30 Mass on Dec. 18th, if you can spare an hour or so to help with this effort please contact Pam Schaal at email@example.com or call the parish office.
2012 CALENDARS…are now available in the back of the Church.
BABY BOTTLE CAMPAIGN UPDATE
Your generosity resulted in a total contribution to the Respect Life baby bottle program of an estimated $1,500.00. Final calculations are still pending.
VOLUNTEERS are needed to decorate the Church for Christmas. We will meet following the Mass on December 22nd. If you can spare an hour or so, come help beautify the Church as we prepare to celebrate the birth of our Lord.