THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH

THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH

 

 

SATURDAY, January 5

          3:00 p.m.         Confession

         4:00 p.m.       Elizabeth Fishking  

                                                                                                                                                                                                            

 SUNDAY, January 6

       9:00 a.m.          Maria Dryguniewicz 

       10:00 a.m.         St. Vincent de Paul - Atrium

                                      Coffee & doughnuts

      11:30 a.m.           Parishioners of Saint Mary                                                                                                  

        7:00 p.m.         Bingo

 

MONDAY, January 7 – Saint Raymond

                                      No Mass

      6:00 p.m.             Scouts – Specht                                                                                                                           

 

TUESDAY, January 8

     5:30 p.m.             Leah Grote         

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

      6:00 p.m.             Scouts - Specht

                               

WEDNESDAY, January 9

     8: 20 a.m.            Virginia Riedy  

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

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

      7:00 p.m.              RCIA – Atrium

                                                                                               

THURSDAY, January 10  

     5:30 p.m.             Elizabeth Fishking    

 

 FRIDAY, January 11

    7:00 a.m.             Alberta Sauer   

 

SATURDAY, January 12

          3:00 p.m.         Confession

         4:00 p.m.       Catherine Goodall  

                                                                                                                                                                                                            

 SUNDAY, January 13

       9:00 a.m.          The Frank Wirth family 

                                      Coffee & doughnuts

      11:30 a.m.           Parishioners of Saint Mary                                                                                                  

        7:00 p.m.         Bingo

 

 

 

OFFERTORY – December 29-30, 2012

Envelopes: 91 @ $3,338.00

Non- envelope donation: $2,342.00

 ECO donations: 27 @ $2,430.00 (weekly, 1st)

Total offering: 8,110.00

Amount needed to meet expenses: $7,398.00

Bingo receipts: December 23 – gross $1,904.00

Jackpot: $9,575.00

SUPPORT SAINT 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

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, Stuart Sinn

 

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

 

BAPTISMS FOR JANUARY

Ø  Sunday, Jan. 13-celebrated after 11:30 Mass

                    Gischel family; daughter Whitney

 

JANUARY 2013 JORDAN CONFERENCE

The quarterly Jordon Conference for parents who wish to have a child baptized will be held on Tues. Jan 22, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. in the Atrium. Please contact the parish office at 445-9668 or email Ann at ann@stmarygv.com to confirm your attendance.

 

2012-2013 RCIA

The topic of this week’s RCIA session is “The Sacrament of Holy Matrimony”.  The presenters are Dan DeMatte. 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

 

1ST COMMUNION PREPARATION

Parental preparation meetings for children that will celebrate their 1st Communion on May 11, 2013 will be held on the following Sundays: Jan. 27, 2013; and Mar. 24, 2013. All meetings will be held in the Atrium following the 9:00 a.m. Mass. This meeting will be mandatory if you want your child to participate in in this holy Sacrament.



                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

 

 

LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES for January 12-13, 2013 (2nd 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.        Travis Marx                                      Sherrie Hayes                                           Lori and Dave Mitchell

                    Michael Hatem, Jacob Vance              Joe Giannetti                                                    Carol Rees, open                                                         Amanda Walker

9:00 A.M.       Anthony Metnes                             Don Metnes                            Shirley Thibaut, Eileen Hoffman, Jennifer Yannayon

                Matthew Eyerman, Michael Gain          Marge Smigelski                         Chris Thibaut, Marianne Metnes, open                         Ginny Holleran

11:30 A.M.          Vince Relli                                      Mike Hicks                                              Pam Makowski, Jennifer Larsen

                       Sam Agra, Emily Relli                               Devin Russell                                                              open, open                                                 Suzi Foster  

               

COFFEE & DOUGHNUTS: January 13 – Mark and  Sandra Grosko                           Pray for our men and women in uniform

 

Collection counters for the 2nd Sunday of the month: Frances Melton and Carolyn Fenneman


 

REMINDERS

 

INAUGURAL EVANGELIZATION AMBASSADOR AWARD DINNER

St. John’s Hermitage requests the honor of your presence at their Inaugural Award Dinner honoring Bishop Campbell for zealously sharing the word of God and the testimony of Jesus.  The evening will also feature a guest speaker from United States Catholic Conference of Bishops, Fr. Shawn McKnight, Executive Director of Clergy & Consecrated Life, who will speak on the “Year of Faith” on January 10th @ St. Charles-Walter Commons. Cocktails & Fellowship: 6:00-6:45 p.m., Dinner & Program at 6:45 p.m., Award Presentation at 7:30 p.m.  This is not a fundraiser, but to help cover expenses we request a $50 per person ticket charge for an excellent meal & open bar. Please call 743-9619 for your reservation or more information.

 

 

NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

ST. VINCENT de PAUL 5TH SUNDAYCOLLECTION

Your generosity resulted in a total of $1,095.00 contributed to support the efforts of the St. Vincent de Paul Society.  

 

JANUARY 6-12 – NATIONAL MIGRATION WEEK

“We are Strangers No Longer: Our Journey of Hope

Continues” is the theme for National Migration

Week, January 6-12, 2013. This theme reminds us of our responsibility to help newcomers integrate in ways that are respectful, culturally sensitive and responsive to social needs, and of the ongoing need for comprehensive immigration reform. For resources, visit the U.S. Bishops’ NMW website at:

www.usccb.org/about/migration-and-refugeeservices/

national-migration-week or call the diocesan Office for Social Concerns at (614) 241-2540.

 

RALLY FOR LIFEon Tuesday, January 22, 12:00 noon at the Ohio Statehouse West Plaza.  2013 marks the 40th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision.  Since that fateful day in 1973, more that 55 million pre-born children have lost their lives through abortion.  Greater Columbus Right to Life invites you to our annual Rally for Life to memorialize those whose lives have been lost, to express our care and concern for the mothers, fathers, and family members who continue to suffer the after-effects of their choice, and to call on our country to turn our hearts toward these children and their families.  For more information contact GCRTL at 614.445.8508 or visit our website at www.gcrtl.org

 

Whole and Holy
We are washed clean through the waters of baptism, and daily we are invited to renew those baptismal promises—to return to the right path and to accept the forgiveness of Christ. God patiently waits for us to approach that fountain of mercy so that we can become whole and holy.

 

BANNS of MARRIAGE

Michael James Elkins and

Catherine Marie Bauman

January 26, 2013 @ St. Leo

 

STEWARDSHIP CAMPAIGN

For our registered parishioners who have been away for the holidays and have not had the opportunity to pick up their Stewardship campaign envelope please so this weekend. The envelopes will be located on a table at the rear of Church in alphabetical order. All envelopes that remain after this weekend will be mailed.

To those who have picked up their letter please return your response to the parish office as soon as possible and thank you to those who have responded to date.

 

MARK YOUR CALENDAR

Ø  Columbus, Theology On Tap: Thursday, January 10, 2013 at El Vaquero, 2030 Olentangy Road at

7:00 p.m. Speaker: Father Blau

Ø  2013 Catholic Women’s Conference: Saturday, February 23, 2013 at the Ohio State Expo Center’s Lausche Building.

Ø  2013 Catholic Men’s Conference: Saturday, March 2, 2013 at the Ohio State Expo Center’s Lausche Building.

Note:  Additional information about the Women’s and Men’s Conference can be found on the bulletin board at the rear of Church.

 

GALA 2013

Ø  A portion of the money raised at this year’s Gala & Auction will be used to help our school purchase 20 additional iPads to use in the classrooms. With the 15 iPads they already have, this will give the school a complete set, so teachers can use them for projects with an entire class. Each iPad costs $499. Please consider helping us directly underwrite the costs of providing these additional iPads for the school. Go to www.stmarygv.com and click on the Gala logo to link to our event web site; click on the Fund an iPad tab to donate and help us provide this valuable resource to the school

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 brian@bcfdevelopment.com.

 

MASS AT ST. LEO…will be celebrated on Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. to celebrate the Christmas Season. All are welcome everyone!

 

 

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