THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH

THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH

 

SATURDAY, November 24

          3:00 p.m.         Confession

         4:00 p.m.         Mary Jo McCarthy  

                                                                                                                                                                                                     

 SUNDAY, November 25

       9:00 a.m.         Sharon Wentzel  

                                      Coffee & doughnuts

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

       7:00 p.m.         Bingo

 

MONDAY, November 26

                                       No Mass

     5:30 p.m.               The Simple Life - Atrium

     6:00 p.m.               Scouts – Specht

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

TUESDAY, November 27

    5:30 p.m.                      Catherine Goodall   

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

     6:00 p.m.               Scouts - Specht

                               

WEDNESDAY, November 28

     8:20 a.m.             Leah Grote  

      6:00 p.m.             Bible study – Specht Center

      6:30 p.m.             Choir practice (9:00 choir)

      7:00 p.m.             RCIA – Atrium

                                                                                               

THURSDAY, November 29

     5:30 p.m.             Charles Campbell    

 

 FRIDAY, November 30 – St. Andrew  

    7:00 a.m.             Patrick Thomas      

 

SATURDAY, December 1

          1:00 p.m.         Tamms/Prendeville wedding

          3:00 p.m.         Confession

         4:00 p.m.         Sharon Wentzel  

          6:00 p..m.        Jalbuena/Wade wedding

                                                                                                                                                                                                     

 SUNDAY, December 2

       9:00 a.m.   St. Francis Xavier Beneficial Society 

                                      Coffee & doughnuts

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

       7:00 p.m.         Bingo

 

 

 

 

OFFERTORY – November 17-18, 2012

 

Due to printing deadlines offertory and bingo receipts are not available for publication.

Jackpot: $7,200.00

 

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, Marge Stec, Martha Goodwin, Dick Zollner Mary Ann Neymeyer, Stuart Sinn, Frank Carrick

At Home: Charles Walker, Ruth Neal, Dora Malyk, Rita Malyk McCreary, Reilly Gall, Sharon Kirby, Frances Grispino. Francis Bobo, Joanne Elgin, Philip Conci, Betty Albert, Ben Weilbacher, Mary Sailor, Heidi Wooley

 

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

 

MARK YOUR CALENDARS

Ø  Advent Penance Service is scheduled for Dec. 16th at 2:00 p.m. at Corpus Christi.

Ø  Christmas Eve, 4:00 p.m.; 7:00 p.m. and Midnight (note this is a slight change from previous years)

Ø  Christmas Day @ 10:00 a.m.

 

2012-2013 RCIA

The topic of this week’s RCIA session is “The History of the Churc h”.  The presenter is Father Kevin Lutz. If you know anyone that is interested in learning about the Catholic faith; has been away from the church; has not been confirmed, 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 mjk18@att.net . Contact Maureen @ 614-323-7293 or mkeebaugh@att.net

ST. MARY SCHOOL NEWS

Our students, teachers and administrators are preparing to kick off the holiday season with the annual Chili and Carols which is set for Dec. 7, 2012.

The Christmas program is scheduled for Monday, December 17th. The children will perform at 9:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. in the Church.  


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

 

 

LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES for December 1-2, 2012 (1st 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.         Tim Engle                                   open                                               Rose Albert, Miles Drake

                          Aaron Lopresti                              Ann Graf                                             Ginny Hensley, open                                           Sandy Brown                       

9:00 A.M.          Augie Collins                          Andrew Pasternack                    Jack Auer, Mike Gerlach, Bonnie Jones

                              Charlie Collins                              Brian Collins                                 Stuart Sinn, Stephanie Martt, open                       Pat Smith

11:30 A.M.    Anthony Bartholomew                   Kim Anderson                             Sandy Brown, Linnan Duren

                           Andy Price, Sean Price                          open                                                      Jaci Elston, open                                               David Larson 

               

COFFEE & DOUGHNUTS:  December 2 – Mary and Mike Gerlach                                   Pray for our men and women in uniform

 

Collection counters for the 1st Sunday of the month: Frances Melton and Carolyn Fenneman


 

REMINDERS

 

PONTIFICAL COLLEGE JOSEPHINUN LECTURE

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 United States and England, contributes to numerous scholarly and popular journals, and has published 16 books. Since 1988, his weekly television program has been broadcast worldwide on EWTN. The lecture is free of charge and open to the public; reservations not required. For more information, please contact Dr. Caitlin Gilson, Philosophy Department Chair, at cgilson@pcj.edu

 

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Maennerchor/St. Mary Bell Choir Concert: This concert is scheduled for Dec. 2, 2012, which is also the same day as German Village Lights. St. Mary Church will be open from 3:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. We are seeking volunteers to donate 1-2 hours of their time to welcome our guest throughout this day. If you can help please contact the parish office at 445-9668.

 

HOLIDAY CONCERT TO BENEFIT CORPUS CHRISTI CENTER OF PEACE…….featuring

 “J Plays H” - an ensemble featuring harp and French horn - along with Tenor Mark Ballard and Mezzo Soprano Sarah Rhorer, on Sunday, December 9, at 6:30 p.m. at Corpus Christi Church. This concert is sponsored by Edgewood Acres Civic Association to benefit the work of Corpus Christi Center of Peace.

 

JEWELRY SALE AT THE JOSEPHINUM

Tis the season for the annual jewelry sale sponsored by the Friends of the Josephinum! Elegant fine and costume jewelry priced below wholesale offer holiday savings for you and a gift for our future priests – all proceeds benefit Josephinum seminarians. Join us Friday, November 30 from 4:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Jessing Center at the Josephinum. Call 614-985-2234 or visit www.pcj.edu for more information.    

 

NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

ADOPT-A-FAMILY UPDATE

Please pick a wish list card that contain gifts for children; the gift card baskets are for family use for items from a local grocer, a discount store, or a gas fill up. The gift cards are on the table at the rear of Church. Please bring your gifts to Mass the weekend of December 1-2 and December 8-9. Thanks to Pam Schaal at delaware0808@gmail.com  and  Jennifer Groves at jengroves1@yahoo.com for their commitment to this project and especially to all those who have contributed to a Merry Christmas for those less fortunate.  

 

HIGH SCHOOL NEWS

The following St. Mary students were named to 1st quarter honor rolls at:

Bishop Hartley:  Sam Agra, Ivra Bass, Frances Collins, John Collins, Juan Durano, Karlie Horn, Zachary Johnson, Alec Kaple, Gaylen Kaple, Natasha Mattox, Madeleine McDonald.

Bishop Ready: Anthony Bartholomew, Jacob Larsen,  Olivia DePassio, and freshman Corey Hall, William Perry and juniors Ashley Baumann and Sarah Nierman.

 

 

ST. CHARLES HONEYBAKED HAM SALE WITH PERSONAL DELIVERY

Why wait in line?  Order your fully prepared, spiral sliced Honey Baked Ham or gently roasted turkey breast from the boys’ volleyball team at St. Charles and your order will be delivered right to your front door - just in time for the holidays!  Gift certificates are also available.  For more information, please contact either Theresa Sullivan (614) 882-2234 or Ann Eichel (614) 862-1980. If you prefer, simply email vbstcharles@gmail.com to request ordering specifics.  Orders must be placed by Friday, December 7 and will be delivered on Friday, December 21. Thanks in advance for your support!

 

CATHOLIC MEN’S LUNCHEON CLUB

Fr. Michael Hinterschied, Parochial Vicar, St. Paul the Apostle Parish, Westerville, was ordained this past May, and will address the Catholic Men’s Luncheon Club on his vocation story. This annual December tradition - hearing from one of the newly ordained priests of the Diocese - is one of the most popular luncheons of the year! Join us Friday, December 7, 2012 at St. Patrick Church, 280 North Grant Avenue. Holy Mass is at 11:45 a.m., followed by Lunch and Speaker until 1:00 p.m.  No reservation needed. $10 covers the lunch and meeting. Please bring some friends! For more information contact Andrew Kebe, CMLC President, at andrew@spoweb.org, or visit www.ColumbusCatholicMen.com

 

“FEED THE PEOPLE”

3RD ANNUAL SSCM FOOD PANTRY BENEFIT CONCERT

Come support the South Side Community Ministries Food Pantry(St. Mary’s GV is an active member of this food pantry)

Featuring a capella sensation

Throat Culture

December 1st, 2012 5:30  p.m.

St. Paul United Church of Christ, 224 E. Gates St.

Admission: Love offering (all donations go to feeding Families in Need)

 

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CHRISTMAS FLOWER REMEMBRANCE FORM

 

Your contribution in honor of a loved one, living or deceased, will be used toward purchase of flowers for St. Mary Christmas season decorations.

 

Names to be included in the Christmas bulletin insert:

Please print

 

                                                                                                                 

 

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Donor name:                                                                                                           

Amount enclosed: $                               

 

If additional lines are needed please attach your list to this form. You may drop this form into the offering basket or return to the parish office.

Deadline for your response is December 17th

 

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