BAPTISMS FOR DECEMBER
Ø Sunday, Dec. 30-celebrated after Mass
Bryant family; daughter Margaret Rose
The parish office will be closed for Christmas on Dec. 21st, 24th and 25th. Regular office hours will resume on Dec. 26th.
The following weekend for New Year the office will close on Dec. 31st and Jan. 1st, with regular hours resuming on Jan. 2nd.
LITURGIGAL MINISTERS NEEDED
Lectors, altar servers, and Eucharistic ministers are needed for the Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Masses. Please sign up on the sign in sheet at the rear of the Church.
5TH SUNDAY LITURGICAL MINISTERS NEEDED
Next Sunday, December 30th, is a 5th Sunday. There is a signup sheet for liturgical ministers posted on the bulletin board at the back of Church. We do not have a regular rotation for 5th Sundays; therefore, please sign up to serve as one of the following: altar server, Eucharistic minister, or lector.
2013 CALENDARS….are available at the rear of the Church or in the parish office.
Both the Bible study group and the RCIA class will
suspend their weekly sessions during the Christmas/New Year holiday. There will
be no RCIA or Bible study on
Extraordinary Ministers are reminded to cleanse the vessels after each Mass
TIME ALTAR SERVER LECTOR EXTRAORDINARY MINISTER SACRISTAN
PLESAE REFER TO THE BULLETIN ANNOUNCEMENT
THE 5th SUNDAY LITURGICAL MINISTER SCHDEULE
Collection counters for the 5th Sunday of the month: Frances Melton and Carolyn Fenneman
Ø We need you! Saint Mary Annual Gala & Auction needs auction items for this year’s event. Here are some ideas for donations: Gift cards (Best Buy, Amazon, Target, restaurants, etc.), tickets for sporting events or attractions, sports memorabilia, travel miles or vouchers (cash in those points!), vacation time, artwork, jewelry or one-of-a-kind creations. Use your imagination! Go to www.stmarygv.com and click on the Gala logo to link to our event website to donate or contact Vanessa Fischer at (614) 604-3891 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Help us make 2013 the best gala year ever!
Ø Are you going to the Gala? Tickets are now available online through the parish website (www.stmarygv.com) by clicking the Gala logo. Cost is $100 each or get together with a group and purchase a whole table of 10 for $750. Interested in sponsorship opportunities or helping us underwrite some of our expenses? Then, contact Brian Collins at (614) 374-5894 or email@example.com.
CATHOLIC RECORD SOCIETY… founded in 1974, is dedicated to
the history of the Diocese of Columbus and to bring to light the heroism of
those who laid the foundation of today's Diocese of Columbus. The Society
also supports the Diocesan Archives, which preserves the official records of
the Diocese. Meetings are held quarterly. Society members receive a
calendar year subscription to the monthly Bulletin, the “Barquilla de la
MARK YOUR CALENDARS
Ø Christmas Eve, 4:00 p.m.; and (note this is a slight change from previous years)
Ø Christmas Day @
will be no Mass
Ø There will
be Mass at on New
Year’s Eve and at on
Next weekend is a 5th Sunday weekend; as is our tradition on 5th Sundays’ throughout the year we ask for your donations to support St. Vincent de Paul. This organization reaches out to meet the needs of those in our community who are struggling in these difficult economic times. Please be generous. Use your preprinted envelopes for your gift or note your contribution accordingly.
The Way to Peace
Come, Emmanuel, into my heart and mind. Reveal to me the way to peace. In this hurried season, stop me in my tracks and teach me your ways. Amen.
St. Mary School Parent Teacher League and the Knights of Columbus wish to thank the St. Mary Parish Community and all those who supported the 2012 Christmas Tree Sale. We had a very successful sale and could not have done it without you!
Honoree: Most Reverend
Frederick F. Campbell
Where: St. Charles
Preparatory School-Walter Commons
Guest Speaker: Rev. William Shawn McKnight, S.T.D.,
Executive Director, Clergy Consecrated Life & Vocations
For additional information or to make a reservation please call 614-743-9619 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The quarterly Jordon
Conference for parents who wish to have a child baptized will be held on