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Entries for December 2012

In anticipation of flu season, we are taking some precautions during our celebration of the Liturgy. First of all, there will be hand sanitizer available on the table in the Gathering Space, and we encourage all of our parishioners to use it before Mass. Also, hand sanitizer will be on the credence table in the sanctuary, and all Eucharis...

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As we mourn the deaths of the victims of the Sandy Hook Massacre and pray for the strength and support of their families, Monsignor Frecker would like to share some resources that you might find helpful.     While many of these resources are geared toward children the same principles also apply to working with adults: stay c...

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Our parish will celebrate the Christmas Novena from December 17 through December 23, 2012. This Novena includes Evening Prayer with the O Antiphons. On Thursday, December 20, Evening Prayer will be incorporated into the Penance service. On Saturday, December 22, Evening Prayer will be coupled with the 5:00 p.m. Mass. The Novena will begin...

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  October 11, 2012 through November 24, 2013, Pope Benedict XVI has proclaimed a Year of Faith. Please click on the Year of Faith logo on our Home page at the website or click HERE.  There is also a display table in the Gathering Space for information and resources about the Year of Faith.

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  The Christian Services/ Social Concern Commission along with the churches in the greater Columbus area need help feeding approximately 800 homeless people on Christmas Day. Volunteers are needed to cook turkeys, hams, cakes, cookies, and pies. Pans will be provided by the parish and will be available the weekends of December 8/9 ...

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  What a marvelous and generous parish family we have with their time and talent. On November 11, we had a group of approximately 20 parishioners with various tools, equipment, and muscles of course, clean up the brush and tree area east of the shelter house. On behalf of the Administrative Council and Pope John XXIII Parish Family...

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