At Home:, Frank Carrick, Mary Ann Koch, Charles Walker, Ruth Neal,
Dora Malyk, Rita Malyk McCreary,
2011-12 RCIA and BIBLE STUDY
Both RCIA and the Bible study
group will take a Christmas/New Year break over the next two (2) weeks. Both
will resume their normal weekly schedule beginning
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 firstname.lastname@example.org if interested in serving.
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 email@example.com
Plans are in the works for our 2012 directories.
quarterly Jordon Conference for parents who wish to have a child baptized will
be held on
2012 CALENDARS…are now available in the back of the Church.
Extraordinary Ministers are reminded to cleanse the vessels after each Mass
TIME ALTAR SERVER LECTOR EXTRAORDINARY MINISTER SACRISTAN
Please check the signup sheet on the bulletin board at the rear of the Church for liturgical ministers for the Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Masses.
We will resume our regular schedule for liturgical ministers the weekend of Dec. 31 – Jan. 1
Collection counters for the 4th Sunday of the month: Phil and Joann Hall
UPCOMING EVENTS at ST. LEO
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.
YOUTH & YOUNG ADULT MINISTRY:
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 firstname.lastname@example.org .
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.
Please refer to the weekly agenda for the choir practice schedule.
Gala by sponsoring a table. Table sponsors help underwrite the
Gala and allow us to raise more for
DECEMBER 25 – CATHOLIC CHARITIES COLLECTION
The annual collection for diocesan Catholic Charities will be taken up on Christmas. This collection allows the diocese to meet a variety of basic needs directly and through diocesan agencies and organizations including J.O.I.N. (Joint Organization for Inner-City Needs), St. Stephen’s Community House, Catholic Social Services, St. Francis Center, St. Lawrence Haven, St. Vincent Family Center, and the St. Vincent de Paul Society. You can help share in this important work by generously supporting the Catholic Charities collection this year.
Please use your preprinted envelopes or mark you donation accordingly.
CHRISTMAS BINGO SCHEDULE
There will be no bingo on Sunday, Dec. 25th, Christmas Day, however, bingo will be open on Sunday, Jan. 1st, New Year’s Day.
CATHLOIC CEMETERY HOLIDAY SCHEDULE
We would like to inform you of our schedule for the upcoming holidays.
December 24 - Saturday- Regular hours: to
December 25 - Sunday – closed
December 26 – Monday – closed
December 27 – Tues. – Regular hours
December 31 - Saturday – Regular hours to
January 1 – Sunday – Closed
January 2 - Monday – closed
January 3–Tuesday – Regular hours –
PARISH OFFICE HOLIDAY HOURS
Parish office hours during Christmas and New Year are as follows:
The week of Dec. 19th the office will be open daily from Monday thru Thursday; we will be closed on Friday, December 23rd and Monday, December 26th. The office will open on Tuesday, December 27th for half days only through Friday, December 30th. We will be closed on January 2nd. Regular office hours will resume on January 3rd.
We would like to take this opportunity to wish each of you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. May the Peace of our Lord be with you.
Your office staff, Ann Anderson and Mickey Hawkins