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Entries for December 2018

6 STONE JARS AT SIX : Jesus’ first miracle was to turn 6 stone jars of water into wine at the wedding in Cana (John 2:1-11). 6 Stone Jars at Six is an opportunity for parishioners and guests to meet one another and socialize after the Saturday evening Mass. Wine and cheese will be served as well as nonalcoholic beverages. All are we...

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Platinum Club 'Come to the Races'! - On Sunday January 13, 2:00 p.m., the Platinum Club will be going to the horse races in the lower level of the church. Post time is 2:30 p.m. sharp. BYOB. Snacks will be provided. Admission is $5.00 Come join the fun! The Platinum Club is open to all parishioners 55 years of age and above and th...

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SANDWICH SATURDAY: Sandwich Saturday will be the fifth Saturday, December 29, 2018. Due to the Christmas Holiday, St. Lawrence Haven is closed until January 2, 2019. Please check out the board in the Gathering Space for the needed supplies. All are welcome to come at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday morning, December 29, 2018. 

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CHRISTMAS “GIVING TREE”: A special thank-you to the generosity of our parishioners. We were able to help seven families, which included 32 children in our area through the Canal Winchester Human Services. That means we collected 224 gifts plus $3,000.00 in gift certificates. Also a big thank-you for all the volunteers.  ...

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ALTAR LINEN LAUNDRY: We are in need of a volunteer to launder and iron the Altar Linens once every eight weeks. Please call Carol Lasko to let her know if you would be able to help with this ministry. Carol’s number is 1-740-654-1338 or you may call Regina at the parish office at 614-920-1563.  

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BETHLEHEM ON BROAD: We begin by thanking you for participating in the outreach to provide Christmas dinner and Christmas Day festivities for the homeless and less fortunate. Our parish has been involved with Bethlehem on Broad since we began 18 years ago by providing the turkeys, hams and desserts used for this dinner. Members of the Chri...

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SUPPORTING OUR SAFETY SERVICES: As is our tradition at Pope John XXII, we will once again provide Christmas dinner for our local police and fire    departments    on    Christmas.    Please    sign    up    in    the&nbs...

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COMMUNAL PENANCE SERVICE: The Season of Advent is a time to    prepare    for    the    coming    of    Christ.    We    prepare    for    the    final    comin...

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Baking Event – The Ronald McDonald House December 8 (1:00-3:00 p.m.) or December 9 (1:00-3:00 p.m.) On December 8 (1:00-3:00 p.m.) and December 9th (1:00-3:00 p.m.), we will taking groups of youth (MS and HS) and their families, if desired, down to the Ronald McDonald House to bake for the residents. This has been a quarterly ongoin...

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COME AND SING WITH THE CHILDREN AND FAMILY FOR CHRISTMAS EVE: This is an invitation for children and their parents (if they’d like) to join the Music Ministry at the 5:00 p.m. Christmas Eve Mass this year. The group leading music at this Christmas Eve Mass will include children or entire families who are interested in singing as a c...

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SUBSTANCE ABUSE HELP: A majority of substance-free adolescents credit their parents for the decision not to use illegal substances. Keep family members informed about the dangers of substance abuse, as well as the opportunities for help. Visit www.starttalking.ohio.gov for tips on how to start the conversation. Alone we can do so little; ...

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