Frances Grispino. Francis Bobo, Joanne Elgin,
Betty Albert, Ben Weilbacher, Mary Sailor, Heidi Wooley
The topic of this week’s RCIA session is “The Liturgical Year”. The presenter is Maureen 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. For more information please contact RCIA Directors Mike or Maureen Keebaugh. Contact Mike @ 614-323-6715 or email@example.com . Contact Maureen @ 614-323-7293 or firstname.lastname@example.org
CHOIR – PRACTICE TO RESUME
As we prepare for Advent and Christmas Masses, the choir is reconvening on Wed. evenings at for weekly rehearsal. Please consider joining us this season. The music is beautiful and uplifting and singing carols and advent hymns is a wonderful way to enjoy the beauty and depth of the season. As we prepare as a community to welcome the Christ Child, consider offering the gift of your voice. All are welcome. For more information, please contact the parish office, or feel free to speak with Bianca De Maria after the Mass on Saturday or the Mass on Sunday.
BAPTISMS FOR NOVEMBER
Ø Sunday, Nov. 18th -celebrated after Mass
Svenson family-daughter, Lily
The Ladies Auxiliary will serve a complete turkey dinner with all the trimmings, including desert on Nov. 18th from till The cost is $8.00 per person; carry out is available.
Extraordinary Ministers are reminded to cleanse the vessels after each Mass
TIME ALTAR SERVER LECTOR EXTRAORDINARY MINISTER SACRISTAN
Madeleine McDonald, DeCarlo Benito John Lamotte Chris Hilles, Pat Morris,
Abigail Gischel, Yeats McDonald Tina Nierman Lois Morris, Andrea Fannin Tina Nierman
Charlie Collins Rick Driscoll
Edie Collins, Lulu Collins Mary Kay Oris Bertha Hilsheimer, Frank & Mary Wickham Frances Melton
open, open open open, open, open
Ben Weilbacher open Kim Anderson Frances Melton
Collection counters for the 3rd Sunday of the month: Frances Melton and Lin Duren
MARK YOUR CALENDARS
Ø Thanksgiving Day Mass,
Ø Christmas Trees deliver the day after Thanksgiving, Nov. 23rd. Volunteers are needed to unload the trees. Please watch your bulletin for details.
Ø Advent Penance Service is scheduled for Dec. 16th
Ø Christmas Eve, 4:00 p.m.; and (note this is a slight change from previous years)
Ø Christmas Day @
Ø The Maennerchor Christmas Concert, which includes our own Bell Choir will be held here at St. Mary on December 2nd at 4;00 p.m. This concert is traditionally held on the same day as the German Village Lights celebration.
ADOPT A FAMILY 2012 VOLUNTEER
Please come help us assemble the ornaments with wish list items on Saturday November 17th at 1:00 p.m. in the Specht Center We will provide light refreshments and pizza. Be one of the first parishioners to pick your ornament for a child's gift this season. Please contact Pam Schaal at email@example.com or Jennifer Groves at firstname.lastname@example.org if interested. You may also call the parish office at 445-9668 if email is not an option for you.
We ask for your help and prayers as we once again begin the 2012 Adopt a Family program.
On November 11, as we commemorate Veterans Day by recalling the sacrifices of our service men and women, we are mindful of those currently serving our country, both here and overseas. Praying for their safe return to their friends and loved ones, we lift them up:
Almighty God, we commend to your gracious care and keeping all the men and women of our armed forces at home and abroad. Defend them day by day with your heavenly grace; strengthen them in their trials and temptations; give them courage to face the perils which beset them; and grant them a sense of your abiding presence wherever they may be. Amen.
The Pontifical College Josephinum’s
2012-13 Priests, Poets, and Philosophers series continues Tuesday, November 27,
as Father George William Rutler presents “On the Curé d’Ars Today: Remarks on St.
John Vianney” at 7:00 p.m. in the Jessing Center on
the Josephinum campus. Father Rutler,
a priest of the Archdiocese of New York, is a widely-known and well-respected
author and speaker. He has made documentary films in the
HURRICANE SANDY RELIEF
Frederick F. Campbell asks the people of the Diocese of Columbus to pray for
all of those affected by the devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy and to help
support the recovery effort. All monies donated toward this effort will be sent
by the Diocese of Columbus to Catholic Charities USA, the arm of the Catholic
Church in the
Bishop Campbell said: “Our prayers and our deepest concern go out to the victims of Hurricane Sandy, and we are committed to providing help for the ongoing process of recovery.”
may also be mailed directly to the Catholic Diocese of Columbus, Finance
AN EVENING WITH FR. JOSHUA WAGNER
Joshua combines wit and wisdom to teach timeless truths of faith as they relate
to our lives in the church and in the world; he will have you in stitches as he
inspires you to grow in your faith and your action. Learn
practical ways that you can influence those around you to consider and embrace
the sanctity of human life. Monday,
November 12, at
CATHOLIC CAMPAIGN for HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
“Christ has no body but yours, no hands, no feet on earth but yours, yours are the eyes with which He looks compassion on this world, yours are the feet with which He walks to do good, yours are the hands, with which He blesses all the world” (St. Teresa of Avila). Next weekend’s collection for the Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) provides funding for groups that create lasting change and uplift the poor in the United States. In the last five years, over 36% of CCHD’s grants have gone toward advancing education, supporting economic development, and improving housing in low-income neighborhoods. You can help participate in this tradition today. Please use your preprinted envelopes or mark your contribution accordingly.