Living & deceased members of the Hoblit/Auer families
Bible study – SpechtCenter
Choir practice ( choir)
THURSDAY, January 17 – Saint
Youth/Young Adult –
Restored Prayer Night
SATURDAY, January 19
Parishioners of Saint Mary
SUNDAY, January 20
Coffee & doughnuts
Virginia “Jennie” Riedy
OFFERTORY – January 5-6, 2013
Envelopes: 131 @ $4,204.00
Non- envelope donation: $3048.00
ECO donations: 17 @ $812.00
needed to meet expenses: $7,398.00
receipts: January 6 – gross $2,387.00
SUPPORT SAINT MARY BINGO!!
Refresh them Lord, with your healing grace.
Please remember in your prayers:
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
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
ØSunday, Jan. 13-celebrated after Mass
family; daughter Whitney
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 firstname.lastname@example.org . Contact Maureen @
614-323-7293 or email@example.com
COMMUNION AND CONFRIMATION
ØFirst 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,
ØConfirmation parental preparation meeting
is scheduled for February 10,2013.
All meetings will be held in the Atrium following the Mass. These meetings are mandatory if you want your child to
participate in these Holy Sacraments.
YOUTH AND YOUNG ADULT
St. Mary will host youth and young adults from
throughout the Diocese on Thurs. January 17 at Our young adults in grades 9-12
are invited to join this dynamic group.
SCHEDULES for January 19-20, 2013 (3rd Sunday of the Month)
are reminded to cleanse the vessels after each Mass
Charlie CollinsRick DriscollFrances Melton, Sheila Naegale,
Edie Collins, Lulu CollinsopenBertha Hilsheimer, Frank & Mary WickhamFrances Melton
open, openopenCarolyn Zeisler,
COFFEE & DOUGHNUTS: January 20 – Knights of ColumbusPray for our men and women in uniform
Collection counters for the 3rd Sunday of the month:
Frances Melton and Lin Duren
JANUARY 2013 JORDAN CONFERENCE
quarterly Jordon Conference for parents who wish to have a child baptized will
be held on Tues. Jan 22, 2013at in the
Atrium. Please contact the parish office at 445-9668 or email Ann at firstname.lastname@example.org to
confirm your attendance.
HIGH SCHOOL NEWS
Grade Scholarship Test. St. CharlesPreparatory School will offer its annual scholarship
test to prospective students at and 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
Charles scholarship test must register by calling Laurie Berndt in the school
office at 614-252-6714 between and Monday through Friday.
Bishop Hartley: If you missed our Fall Open House in
November, join us on Thursday, February 7th from 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 email@example.com
or (614)237-5421 x10622.
MARK YOUR CALENDAR
ØMass at Holy Rosary/St.
John, 648 S. Ohio Ave, on Martin Luther King Day, Jan. 21st
at . All are welcome.
ØStations 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 at Corpus Christi.
Ø2013 Catholic Women’s
Conference: Saturday, February 23, 2013 at the OhioStateExpoCenter’s LauscheBuilding.
Ø2013 Catholic Men’s
Conference: Saturday, March 2, 2013 at the OhioStateExpoCenter’s LauscheBuilding.
JOSEPHINUM-CLERGY WHO COOK
Clergy Who Cook returns to the JosephinumJessingCenter! 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 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 Josephinum7625 N. High St.Columbus, OH43235. 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!
LIFE MASS – JANUARY 22
Campbell will be the celebrant at a Respect Life Mass on Tuesday, January 22, 2013, at St.
Joseph Cathedral, 212 E. Broad Street, Columbus.
On this day of the anniversary of the United States Supreme Court decision Roe
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 at the Statehouse west
plaza. Many of those participating in the Mass will be walking to the
MARCH FOR LIFE IN WASHINGTON, DC -JANUARY
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 thebulletin
board at the rear of Church. Seats are still available. Please
RSVP as soon as possible.
SOCIETY FOR THE PROPAGATION OF THE
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.
ØA 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
ØDon’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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
ØNot able to attend the event? Don’t
miss our auction preview in the Atrium (BurkleyCenter) after each of the Masses the
weekend of January 26-27. Bids can be placed on items during this preview
STEWARDSHIP PLEDGE ENVELOPES
If you have not already done so please fill out and return your
stewardship pledge envelopes. Thank you.