THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH

THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH

 

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

 

MONDAY, January 14

                                      No Mass

      7:00 p.m.            Knights of Columbus – Specht                                                                                                 

 

TUESDAY, January 15

     5:30 p.m.             Frank Carrick         

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

      6:00 p.m.             Scouts - Specht

                               

WEDNESDAY, January 16

     8: 20 a.m.            Living & deceased members of the Hoblit/Auer families

      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 17 – Saint Anthony  

     5:30 p.m.             Catherine Goodall    

     5:30 p.m.      Youth/Young Adult – Restored Prayer Night

 

 FRIDAY, January 18

    7:00 a.m.             Leah Grote   

 

SATURDAY, January 19

          3:00 p.m.         Confession

         4:00 p.m.       Parishioners of Saint Mary        

                                                                                                                                                                                                            

 SUNDAY, January 20

       9:00 a.m.          Bronislaw Dryguniewicz 

                                      Coffee & doughnuts

      11:30 a.m.           Virginia “Jennie” Riedy                                                                                                    

       3:00 p.m.           Polish Mass

        7:00 p.m.         Bingo

 

 

 

OFFERTORY – January 5-6, 2013

Envelopes: 131 @ $4,204.00

Non- envelope donation: $3048.00

 ECO donations: 17 @ $812.00 (weekly, bi-weekly)

Total offering: $8,064.00

Amount needed to meet expenses: $7,398.00

Bingo receipts: January 6 – gross $2,387.00

Jackpot: $10,150.00

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, Stuart Sinn

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. 

 

BAPTISMS FOR JANUARY

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

                    Gischel family; daughter Whitney

 

2012-2013 RCIA

The topic of this week’s RCIA session is “The Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick.  The presenter is Father Franks. 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

 

PARENTAL PREPARATION-1ST COMMUNION AND CONFRIMATION

Ø  First Communion 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.

Ø  Confirmation parental preparation meeting is scheduled for February 10, 2013.

All meetings will be held in the Atrium following the 9:00 a.m. Mass. These meetings are mandatory if you want your child to participate in these Holy Sacraments.

 

YOUTH AND YOUNG ADULT MEETING

St. Mary will host youth and young adults from throughout the Diocese on Thurs. January 17 at 7:00 p.m. Our young adults in grades 9-12 are invited to join this dynamic group.


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

 

LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES for January 19-20, 2013 (3rd 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.  Madeleine McDonald, DeCarlo Benito     John Lamotte                                        Chris Hilles, Pat Morris,  

                        Abigail Gischel, Yeats McDonald                Tina Nierman                                         Lois Morris, open                                           Tina Nierman

9:00 A.M.       Charlie Collins                                  Rick Driscoll                  Frances Melton, Sheila Naegale, Carolyn Redwood

                   Edie Collins, Lulu Collins                                    open                                        Bertha Hilsheimer, Frank & Mary Wickham             Frances Melton   

11:30 A.M.    open, open                                                  open                                                 Carolyn Zeisler, Kim Anderson

                         Ben Weilbacher                                          open                                                    open, open                                                                Frances Melton   

               

COFFEE & DOUGHNUTS: January 20 – Knights of Columbus                                   Pray for our men and women in uniform

 

Collection counters for the 3rd Sunday of the month: Frances Melton and Lin Duren


 

REMINDERS

 

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.

 

NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

HIGH SCHOOL NEWS

St. Charles: 8th Grade Scholarship Test.  St. Charles Preparatory School will offer its annual scholarship test to prospective students at 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 26, in the Robert C. Walter Student Commons. The test results are used to help determine who will receive academically based scholarships and grants offered by the school to its students in the 2013-2014 school year. The test is open to all 8th grade boys who are currently enrolled at any of the public, parochial, and private elementary or middle schools in Franklin or the other surrounding counties that comprise Central Ohio. Anyone interested in sitting for the St. Charles scholarship test must register by calling Laurie Berndt in the school office at 614-252-6714 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

 

Bishop Hartley: If you missed our Fall Open House in November, join us on Thursday, February 7th from 7:00-8:30 p.m. for our annual Winter Open House.  Hear from Principal Mike Winters, walk our beautiful campus, and meet our teachers, counselors, coaches, and school administrators.  Learn about our curriculum, extracurricular opportunities, service program, and House System. Please contact Admissions Director, Heather Rush, with questions at hrush@cdeducation.org or (614)237-5421 x10622.

 

MARK YOUR CALENDAR

Ø  Mass at Holy Rosary/St. John, 648 S. Ohio Ave, on Martin Luther King Day, Jan. 21st at noon. All are welcome.

Ø  Stations of the Cross will rotate again this year between Corpus Christi, St. Ladislas and St. Mary. They begin with the first Friday of Lent on February 15th at 7:00 p.m. at Corpus Christi.

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.

 

JOSEPHINUM-CLERGY WHO COOK

Clergy Who Cook returns to the Josephinum Jessing Center! Enjoy a taste of heavenly cuisine and help our future priests on Friday, February 1, 2013. Clergy of the diocese will prepare samples of their favorite dishes from 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. Guests vote for their favorite chef with cash donations. Cost is $40 per person; cash beverage bar. Advance reservations are required; tickets not available at the door. Reserve by check payable to the Friends of the Josephinum; mail to Friends of the Josephinum 7625 N. High St. Columbus, OH 43235. Or reserve online: visit www.pcj.edu, click “Make a Donation,” and enter “Clergy Who Cook” in the comment box.  Reservations must be made by January 25. Questions? Contact Carrie Gram at 614-985-2234. All proceeds benefit seminarians at the Josephinum. Space is limited so reserve early!

 

 

RESPECT LIFE MASS – JANUARY 22

Bishop Campbell will be the celebrant at a Respect Life Mass on Tuesday, January 22, 2013, 10:30 a.m. at St. Joseph Cathedral, 212 E. Broad Street, Columbus.  On this day of the anniversary of the United States Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade, our diocese will join all of the dioceses of the United States in observing a Day of Prayer for the Legal Protection of Unborn Children.  We hope you can come. 

 

RALLY FOR LIFE AT THE STATEHOUSE -JANUARY 22 

A Rally for Life sponsored by Greater Columbus Right to Life will be held following the Mass at Noon at the Statehouse west plaza.  Many of those participating in the Mass will be walking to the Statehouse.

 

MARCH FOR LIFE IN WASHINGTON, DC -JANUARY 25

For those who plan to attend activities in Washington, DC, related to the anniversary of Roe v. Wade, please visit the U.S. Catholic Bishops’ National Prayer Vigil for Life website at http://www.usccb.org/about/pro-life-activities/january-roe-events.  There are many groups from around the diocese planning on participating in the March for Life in Washington, DC, on January 25.  Please see the list of bus trips posted on the bulletin board at the rear of Church.  Seats are still available.  Please RSVP as soon as possible.   

 

SOCIETY FOR THE PROPAGATION OF THE FAITH

The weekend of January 19 and 20 is a renewal weekend for membership in the Society for the Propagation of the Faith.  To join, please use your pre-printed collection envelope or mark you contribution according. Members of the Society receive the graces of 15,000 Masses celebrated each day by missionaries for its members – living or deceased. Mass is also celebrated daily for Society members at Saint Peter’s Basilica in Rome.

 

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  Don’t forget to reserve your tickets now!! Tickets are 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. If you have any questions   contact Brian Collins at (614) 374-5894 or brian@bcfdevelopment.com.

Ø  Not able to attend the event? Don’t miss our auction preview in the Atrium (Burkley Center) after each of the Masses the weekend of January 26-27. Bids can be placed on items during this preview weekend.

 

STEWARDSHIP PLEDGE ENVELOPES

If you have not already done so please fill out and return your stewardship pledge envelopes. Thank you.

 

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