Frances Grispino. Olivia Hawkins, Francis Bobo, Joanne Elgin,
Betty Albert, Ben Weilbacher, Mary Sailor, Heidi Wooley
The topic of this week’s RCIA session is “Call to Conversion”. The presenter is Mike Keebaugh. If you know anyone that is interested in learning about the Catholic faith; has been away from the church; has not been confirmed; or if you would like to be a sponsor for someone this year, then the Rite of Christian Initiation (RCIA) is for you. All are welcome.
BAPTISMS FOR SEPTEMBER
Sunday, September 16-celebrated after Mass
Ø Hilbert family-son, Louis
The parish office will be closed on Monday, Labor Day, Sept. 3rd. Regular hours will resume on Tues. Sept. 4th.
MARK YOUR CALENDAR
Robert R. Dolder Sr. Golf
Ø St. Mary school will hold a Protecting God’s Children session on Sept. 12th at the school. There will also be a finger printing vendor on hand to conduct background checks. If you are palnning to volunteer at the school you are required to attend a PGC session and submit to a background check. Watch your bulletin for details.
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
Michael Hatem, Jacob Vance Joe Giannetti Carol Rees, Don Smeltzer Amanda Walker
Anthony Metnes Don Metnes Shirley Thibaut, Eileen Hoffman, Jennifer Yannayon
Matthew Eyerman, Michael Gain Marge Smigelski Christa McKernan, Chris Thibaut, Marianne Metnes Ginny Holleran
Vince Relli , Corey Hall Mike Hicks Tina Hall, Maria Martello
Sam Agra, Emily Relli Devin Russell Pamela Makowski, Ryan Ratliff Suzi Foster
Collection counters for the 2nd Sunday of the month: Frances Melton and Carolyn Fenneman
ODE TO JOY BRINGS NEIGHBORHOODS TOGETHER
Don't forget to join us September 8-9 for the German Village Society's official Columbus Bicentennial events.
Saturday, September 8:
- Schiller statue illumination ceremony. The free program includes a concert by the Harmony Project community chorus, a reading of "The Ode to Joy" by Director of Actors' Theatre John Kuhn, lighting of the statue, and the playing of the final movement from Beethoven's 9th Symphony over a glockenspiel installed in the St. Mary's Church bell tower for this week-end.
Sunday, September 9:
Noon-1:30 p.m. - Bring a picnic or buy from food trucks.
- - Experience
living history vignettes on a variety of topics related to
- Enter the pie-baking contest and scavenger hunt.
- Join the "family photo" around the Schiller statue.
- Dessert for the day is an ice cream social (with Jeni’s ice cream). Everything on Sunday is free.
St. Timothy Church and St. Timothy
Knights of Columbus Council 14345 will host the 2012 Blue Mass on
BANNS of MARRIAGE
Mass, Family Picnic – Sponsored by the Knights of
The Columbus Metropolitan
Assemblies of the 4th Degree Knights of Columbus will celebrate
Labor Day 2012 with a parade, Mass and family picnic on
The parade will begin at 10:00 a.m. @ Columbus City Hall, corner of Marconi & West Broad St., marching east on Broad St. to St. Joseph Cathedral, 212 E. Broad Street, for the celebration of 11:00 a.m. Mass. Immediately following Services, the 2nd annual Labor Day family picnic will begin in the alley directly behind the church. Cost of the lunch will be $10.00 per person and can be paid at the food tent. Hamburgers/cheeseburgers, bratwursts, hotdogs, baked beans, potato salad and coleslaw along with lemonade and iced tea will be served.
Please plan to join us as we celebrate “Labor, gives birth to ideas” which is the theme for this years’ celebration. We welcome you to march with us, pray with us and enjoy a traditional picnic lunch. For additional information contact Steve Skinner @ 614-491-2751 or by email email@example.com
· Please join us Sunday, September 16 following the Mass for the Blessing of the
Corpus Christi Center of Peace (the former rectory –
· Registration forms are now available for children ages
3 ½ years old thru high school
of Religion (Catechesis
of the Good Shepherd) program for St. Mary's
ALTAR SERVER TRAINING
Plans are in the works to schedule an altar serving training session within the next 3-4 weeks. Please watch your bulletin for specific details.
We are in need of an individual to serve as a Sacristan one weekend a month. If interested please contact the parish office at 445.9668 or Ginny Holleran at 209.1705.
HOME BOUND PARISHIONERS
If you know of an individual(s) within our parish boundaries that would welcome a visit from our seminarians please contact the parish office or email Ann Anderson at firstname.lastname@example.org
Our 2012-13 Seminarians will soon begin their apostolic works. Two of these young men will make home visits to our home bound parishioners.
EMPOWERING OURSELVES AS WOMEN
On Friday, Sept. 14th Annette Franks, Father Franks’ sister, will present a seminar on Empowering Ourselves as Women. This event will be held at the Hilton Columbus @ Easton beginning at Light refreshments will be served. Your RSVP is required by calling 614.234.5433.