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Entries for February 2019

Lenten Observances

Posted on February 25, 2019 in: General Parish News

LENT: There are three Traditional Lenten observances: 1. Prayer Person at home prepares by reading the Scripture prior to Sunday Mass, in addition to other personal prayer such as meditation, Rosary, spiritual readings, etc. 2. Fasting The following regulations of fast and abstinence for Catholics provide an opportunity for us to be united with the entire Church in offering this form of prayer: All Fridays of Lent are days of abstinence. Ash Wednesday and Good Friday are days of fast and abstinence. On fast days, one full meal is permitted along with two meals of lesser quantity the same day. On days of abstinence, f...

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YOUTH GROUP HS EVENT - DCYC

Posted on February 08, 2019 in: General Parish News

UPCOMING YOUTH HS EVENT – DCYC: March 10, 10:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m. The Diocesan Catholic Youth Conference (DCYC) is a one-day high school conference in the Diocese of Columbus, for youth in grades 9th-12th. This year the conference will be held at Bishop Watterson High School. The gathering includes workshops and activities geared towards high schoolers, as well as keynote speakers, Reconciliation, Adoration, praise and worship by Station 14, prayer, parish group time, lunch and will conclude with Sunday Mass, beginning around 4:30 p.m. Signups are now open for the conference and we will be registering everyone as a grou...

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UPCOMING YOUTH MIDDLE SCHOOL & HIGH SCHOOL EVENTS UPCOMING YOUTH MS EVENT – BOSCO BASH: March 9, 2:30-8:00 p.m. Annual Bosco Bash Middle School Youth Rally will be held at Bishop Watterson High School on Saturday, March 9th. This is open for all students in Grades 6-8. Signups are now open for the rally and we will be registering everyone as a group, so please notify Stacy Ewert if interested. We will be taking the MS youth to the event, which begins at 2:30 p.m. It will conclude with Mass that starts at approximately 6:45 p.m. Parents are invited to attend Mass with the youth, if available. We should have the st...

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CATHOLIC TIMES ANNUAL COLLECTION: This week begins our parish collection for the Catholic Times weekly newspaper. This donation helps to provide the Catholic Times to you and many of our parishioners. Donation envelopes for this collection are included in your February collection packet. For a minimum donation of $17.00 per year, readers receive a Catholic perspective on the world around us: local, national, worldwide, and Vatican news; diocesan, parish, and school stories; articles, regular columns, editorials, and events. As an evangelization tool, Bishop Campbell encourages every Catholic family to receive the Catholic ...

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6 Stone Jars at Six

Posted on February 04, 2019 in: General Parish News

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 non-alcoholic beverages. All are welcome and encouraged to attend and meet your fellow parishioners. The next gathering is scheduled  &nbs...

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All parents/guardians of children in the second grade or older who have not made their First Holy Communion are invited to attend a meeting on Tuesday, February 26, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. At this meeting, workbooks for the children, as well as a family guide for the workbook, will be distributed to the parents. Please mark your calendars for this important meeting. 

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DO YOU KNOW THE STORY OF THE RICE BOWLS FOR CATHOLIC RELIEF SERVICES? Each year, our Catholic Relief Services is working in 101 countries around the world utilizing 600 million dollars to help 85 million of our brothers and sisters for agricultural projects, health and nutrition services,    safe    water    to    communities,    micro-financing,    and    educational    opportunities. Catholic Relief Services is one of the largest and most respected international relief agencies in the world. Ninty-three...

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