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 “Bible Basics”. Beginning this week our Seminarians will attend these weekly meetings. 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
YOUNG AT HEART
The ladies of the Young at Heart group will make their annual fall trip to McArthur on Monday, Oct. 1st. Items needed; winter clothing, imperishable food items, household products. For additional information please contact Betty at 444-8802.
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 email@example.com Our 2012-13 Seminarians will begin their apostolic works this Thursday, Sept. 20th.
Extraordinary Ministers are reminded to cleanse the vessels after each Mass
TIME ALTAR SERVER LECTOR EXTRAORDINARY MINISTER SACRISTAN
Juan Durano Lori Mitchelll John Lamotte, Don Alexander
Evan Armstrong, Ivra Bass John Rees Rita Alexander Mary Minerd Ginny Holleran
Natasha Mattox Mike Keebaugh Dave & Marge Smigelski, Ray & Terry Thomas
Dominic Mattox, Trinity Mattox Maureen Keebaugh Cecelia Reis, Mike Chambers Jacquelyn Carone
Mary Weilbacher Pam Schaal Angie Stoller, Ann Anderson
Katie Price, Travis Tilley Olivia DePassio Sandra
Collection counters for the 4th Sunday of the month: Phil and Joann Hall
Registration forms are now available for
children ages 3 ½ years old thru high school for the Parish School of
Religion (Catechesis of the Good Shepherd) program for St.
St. Mary will again conduct 3 parental preparation meetings for those children preparing for 1st Communion.
Mark your calendar for the 19th annual St. Mary spaghetti dinner to be held on Friday, September 28, . Dinners include all-you-can-eat-spaghetti, meatballs, salad, bread, dessert and drink. You may eat in or take out. Adults: $7.00/children: $3.00 /Senior citizens: $5.00 /High school students: $5.00. Also at the dinner: a Book Fair and raffles. You don’t want to miss this wonderful way to “pasta” time with the St. Mary community!
Campaign season is in full swing which provides us an opportunity to reflect on the priority issues for our nation. The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops reissued their statement Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship, which provides Church teaching about political responsibility and the important issues of our day. To read the statement and supplementary materials, visit www.faithfulcitizenship.org. To read about state level issues and faithful citizenship, visit the Catholic Conference of Ohio’s www.ohiocathconf.org/faithfulcitizenship/faithpolitics.htm.
For additional resources visit www.socialconcerns.colsdioc.org.
BREAKFAST with the BISHOP
Catholic Social Services’ 20th annual Breakfast with the
Bishop will be held on
We encourage all parishioners to join the Bishop for breakfast and learn more about the impact you are helping Catholic Social Services make on our communities.
Individual tickets are available for $40 each. To inquire about purchasing tickets or event sponsorship, please contact Merry Ralston at 614-857-1254 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
LADIES ANCIENT ORDER OF HIBERNIANS ….is sponsoring their 5th Saturday Dinner on Saturday, September 29th from at Tara Hall,
SOCIAL SERVICE-SERVICE SATURDAY….Join with
Volunteer: Join us
No time to volunteer? That’s okay! Help by providing a
donation to assist us with purchasing supplies for the day of service. Send your contributions to: Catholic Social Services Attn:
· Identify a person in need: Do you know of an older adult (60+ yrs. of age) or disabled individual who lives in Franklin County and needs help with a small home repair or special project? We want to help! We are limited to 30 worksites, so please don’t delay!
Please contact Tara Cox at 614-857-1238 or
email@example.com with the following information: name, address including zip
code, phone number, & project idea. Please make sure you discuss your
proposal with the individual before making the referral. Please call by
SEPTEMBER 26 TO NOVEMBER 4 – 40 DAYS
The Greater Columbus community will be uniting with hundreds of
cities from all 50 states in the 40 Days for Life campaign. Faithful believers
are praying that this effort will mark the beginning of the end of abortion in
Participants are asked to volunteer for one-hour shifts
and sign a statement of peace. For more information,
AM 820 FALL SPIRIT DRIVE: Sept. 26-28th
Be sure to listen and support our local
Catholic Radio station, AM 820, during the
PROOF OF LOVE
The proof of love is in the works. Where love exists, it works great things. But when it ceases to act, it ceases to exist.
–Pope St. Gregory the Great