THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH

 

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THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH

 

 

SATURDAY, February 4

          3:00 p.m.       Confession

        4:00 p.m.       Mike Gammell     

                                       

SUNDAY, February 5

       9:00 a.m.       The R. Russell Thomas family                                                                                         

                                      Coffee & doughnuts

      11:30 a.m.         Parishioners of St. Mary

         7:00 p.m.         Bingo

 

MONDAY, February 6

                                      No Mass

                                                                                                                                                                                                   

TUESDAY, February 7

       5:30 p.m.               Bob Dolder  

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

   

WEDNESDAY, February 8

     8:20 a.m.           Sharon Wentzel  

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

      7:00 p.m.           RCIA – Atrium

      7:00 p.m.           Bible study – Specht Center

                               

THURSDAY, February 9

    5:30 p.m.          Charlene Schultz   

 

FRIDAY, February 10

     7:00 a.m.          Alberta Sauer   

 

SATURDAY, February 11

          3:00 p.m.       Confession

        4:00 p.m.       Fr. Ted Thomas     

         6:00 p.m.         Sharp/Lozano wedding

                                       

SUNDAY, February 12

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

                                      McCorkle baptism – during Mass                                                                                                 

                                      Coffee & doughnuts

      11:30 a.m.        Deceased members of the

                                     Gammell family  

         7:00 p.m.         Bingo

 

 

 

OFFERTORY – January 28-29, 2012

Offertory: $4,447.00

 ECO deposits $235.00 (weekly)

Total offering: $4,682.00

Bingo receipts: January 29: $4,356.00

Jackpot: $15,000.00

SUPPORT ST. MARY BINGO!!

 

Refresh them Lord, with your healing grace.

Please remember in your prayers:

Hospital, Nursing/Assisted Living facility:   Donna Whitacre, Wilma Rose, Bea Sauer, Charles Campbell, Francis Bobo,

Frances Grispino    

At Home:, Frank Carrick, Mary Ann Koch, Charles Walker, Ruth Neal, Dora Malyk, Rita Malyk McCreary, Reilly Gall, Sharon Kirby

 

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

 

2011-12 RCIA

The RCIA topic of discussion this week will be “The Sacrament of the Holy Orders”.  The presenters will be John Michael Simpson and Michael Niemczak . If you are interested in learning more about your Catholic faith please plan to attend any or all of these sessions.  All are welcome.

 

WORLD MARRIAGE DAY

The Marriage and Family Life Office and the Diocesan Marriage Ministries Leadership Council call your attention to World Marriage Day, February 12, 2012. Plan to celebrate this special day at St. Elizabeth Pastors' Hall from 3:00-5:00 p.m. St. Paul parishioners, Tony and Donna Bonina will present The Lasting Promise: Nuturing Active, Lifelong Love, a relationship enrichment program for Catholic couples based on the book The Power of Commitment by Scott M. Stanley. Light refreshments will follow. Contact the marriage and Family Life Office at 614/241-2560 or FLOMailbox@colsdioc.org to register by Monday, February 6. Flyers are available in the back of the Church.

 

LITURGICAL MINISTER – CHANGES

Effective immediately we are reducing the number of stations for Holy Communion at each Mass. There will now be 2 stations for the Body of Christ and 4 stations for His Precious Blood. We will continue to take Holy Communion to the music ministers in the choir loft during the 9:00 Mass. Please see the updated listings below.


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

 

LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES for February 12, 2012 (2nd 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.        Travis Marx                                   Sherrie Hayes                                               Lori and Dave Mitchell

                    Michael Hatem, Jacob Vance           Joe Giannetti                                        Carol Rees,     Don Smeltzer                                                      Amanda Walker

9:00 A.M.       Anthony Metnes                           Don Metnes                            Shirley Thibaut, Jennifer Yannayon, Eileen Hoffman

               Matthew Eyerman, Michael Gain               Marge Smigelski                  Christa McKernan, Chris Thibaut, Marianne Metnes      Ginny Holleran

11:30 A.M.      Vince Relli                                        Mike Hicks                                                             Tina Hall, Maria Martello   

                       Sam Agra, Emily Relli                            Devin Russell                                               Pamela Makowski, Ryan Ratliff               Suzi Foster  

               

COFFEE & DOUGHNUTS: February 12 – Mary and Mike Gerlach                            Pray for our men and women in uniform

 

Collection counters for the 2nd Sunday of the month: Frances Melton and Carolyn Fenneman


REMINDERS

 

SAVE THE DATE

·    2012 CATHOLIC WOMEN’S CONFERENCE 

"Clothed with strength and dignity, becoming a worthy woman of God" (Proverbs 31: 10-31)

Saturday, February 25, 2012
Ohio State Expo Center, Lausche Building
For more information please visit

www.columbuscatholicwomen.com

·    2012 CATHOLIC MEN’S CONFERENCE

A Call to Action: Be a New Man in Christ

Saturday, March 3, 2012

Ohio State Expo Center, Lausche Building
For more information please visit www.columbuscatholicmen.com

 

You will find flyers for both of these conferences in the back of Church.

 

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS-CAREER OPPORTUNITY

Due to the tremendous growth of the Knights of Columbus insurance programs, a unique opportunity for a motivated, energetic and career minded Catholic gentleman is available in the Central Ohio area, including Columbus. Interviews are now being conducted for a full time field manager/agent. Benefit package included. To see if you qualify for this rewarding career, or for more information, please contact Mr. James B. Valent, General Agent at 740.280.0280 or email to james.valent@kofc.org

 

CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS SPEAK WITH BISHOP CAMPBELL ON AM 820.  

Tune into St. Gabriel Catholic Radio AM 820 on Tuesday, February, 7, 2012 at 5 p.m.  for the third annual High School Student Forum with Bishop Campbell.  If you miss this special program, please remember you can download the audio at stgabrielradio.com

 

NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

WOULD THEY FIND CHRIST IN YOUR HOME?

Learn how to make the sacrament of your marriage more visible, in just 20 minutes a day: take a Worldwide Marriage Encounter weekend. We're accepting applications for the waiting list for the next Marriage Encounter weekend on February 17-19; the next is May 18-20. For more information or to register, contact Paul & Marilou Clouse at 740-746-9003 or visit our website at www.wwmecolumbus.org.

 

Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time

In today’s readings, both Isaiah and Peter hear the call of God and feel themselves unworthy. But, reassured by the Lord, both answer and follow.

Ask yourself “Do I hear the Lord asking, “Whom shall I send?” Am I prepared to answer, “Here I am. Send me!”?

 

 

CATHOLIC TIMES

Next week kicks off the annual Catholic Times renewal/subscription drive. Donation envelopes for this collection are included in your January/February collection packet.  For a minimum donation of ONLY $17 per year (parish rate), readers receive a Catholic perspective on the world around us: local, national, worldwide, and Vatican news; diocesan, parish, and school stories; articles, regular columns, editorials, and events are delivered right to your home.  As an evangelization tool, Bishop Campbell encourages every Catholic family to receive the Catholic Times.  Look for your envelope and sign up for, or continue receiving, the newspaper of our diocese, the Catholic Times.  If you are on “electronic” donation, you can still receive Catholic Times – simply place your donation in an envelope marked “Catholic Times” and your Name and drop it into the Sunday collection basket during February.

 

PILGRIMAGE TO THE HOLY LAND…..with Fr. Sylvester Onyeachonam from October 19 to 28, 2012.  View Jerusalem atop Mt. of Olives, celebrate Mass in Bethlehem; visit the Sea of Galilee and more sightseeing destinations along the way.  The tour cost is $3,195 which includes round trip airfare from Columbus, accommodations in First Class Hotels, breakfast and dinner daily, land transportation by motor coach, arrangements for daily Mass and more.  For further information, please contact Judy Lorms, 670-8626.

 

WATCH YOUR BULLETIN….for upcoming information on dates and times for Stations of the Cross and our Lenten Penance Service.

 

CHARISMATIC MASS at ST MARY

St. Mary will host a Charismatic Mass on Wednesday, February 29, 2012 beginning with a Rosary at 6:00 p.m., praise and worship at 6:30 p.m. followed by Mass at 7:30 p.m. Father Franks will celebrate this Mass.  

 

HIGH SCHOOL NEWS

Bishop Hartley: The deadline to get your tickets for the Bishop Hartley Style Show and Luncheon is Tuesday, February 21st!  Join us on Saturday, March 3rd, 2012 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (doors open at 10:30 a.m.) at the Columbus Country Club (4831 E. Broad St., 43213.)  Your $35 ticket includes lunch and a style show by our BHHS moms and students.  Enjoy a chance at a door prize (or two) and gift basket raffles.  RSVP to BHHS Parent's Association.  We look forward to seeing you there. 

 

Bishop Ready: to Stage Alice in Wonderland

The Bishop Ready students will transform the school’s Little Theatre into Wonderland the weekend of February 17-19.  Alice, along with the Mad Hatter, the White Rabbit, the Red Queen, the King of Hearts, Tweedledum and Tweedledee, among others, will bring Lewis Carroll’s delightful tale to life. Performances are Friday, February 17 at 7:00 p.m.; Saturday, February 18 at 2:00 p.m.; and Sunday, February 19 at 2:00 and 7:00 p.m.  Admission is $10 for adults, $9 for those 65 and over, and $8 for students. For more information, call BRHS at 614-276-5263.

 

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