We’ll celebrate Christmas Mass times at the following times: On December 24: 4 p.m. at the church (140 West Ave., corner of West & Gay, Plain City) 4 p.m. at the PAC (670 W. Main St., Plain City) 6 p.m. at the PAC (670 W. Main St., Plain City) On December 25: Midnight at the […]
The word “Christmas” is a contraction of “Christ’s Mass.” The focus was upon celebrating the birth of Jesus by attending Mass. For Many Catholics, the highlight is attending Midnight Mass. While there is no evidence that Jesus was born at midnight, there is a certain sense of holiness and reverence centered around that hour Designating […]
- Merry Christmas!
- Adoration is canceled from December 22 through January 5.
- The parish office will be closed from December 24 through January 5.
- January 1 is a holy day of obligation, Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God. See page 1.
We are 150 years strong and looking forward to being stronger still. Don’t forget to please prayerfully contribute to the building fund. Continued sacrifice will be necessary to reach our goal of a new church. Ways to Give: If you receive envelopes, use the Building Fund envelope provided in your envelope packet. Write “Building Fund” […]
Spread the joy of the season through song on Saturday, December 20 after 4:30 p.m. Mass. “Fa la la” with other parishioners and spread the joy of the Christmas season to the homebound. Christmas carolers will meet up at the church after Mass and conclude with food and fellowship at Ann Williams’ house. All are invited and […]
We have watched as the PAC has filled up with the wonderful gifts from our parishioners, the practical items that will provide comfort for hundreds of families in central Ohio. Now it is time to sort and box for delivery to the charities! Join us on Wednesday, December 17 at 6 p.m. at the PAC. This […]
Our saint this week is Blessed Mary Frances Schervier. Born: January 3, 1819. Died: December 14, 1876. Memorial: December 14. Beatified: April 28, 1974, by Pope Paul VI. In 1844, she became a Secular Franciscan, and in 1845 she and four companions established a religious community devoted to caring for the poor. This group, Sisters […]
Father Pat’s homily for December 14, 2014
Listen here or click the title to watch.
Seven hundred years before Christ, Isaiah the prophet spoke of a “voice crying out in the desert, make straight the way of the Lord.” When John the Baptist began to preach and baptize in the Jordan River, the Gospel writers recalled Isaiah’s words and recognized that John was that voice. John was doing something new […]