THE CATHOLIC MEN’S LUNCHEON CLUB, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2014

The Catholic Men’s Lunchaon Club will feature a presentation on “Evangelization in the Workplace” by Mr. Marc Hawk. Marc is a member of St. John Neumann parish in Sunbury and is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame.  He began his career as an accountant, working later in commercial banking.  Since then, Marc and his brother founded RevLocal, a digital marketing agency. Marc serves as President of the Columbus chapter of Legatus and President of the Board of St. Gabriel Catholic Radio. Join us Friday, September 5th at St. Patrick Church, Downtown Columbus. Mass at 11:45a.m. followed by Lunch & Speaker until 1:00p.m. No reservations are  necessary; $10 covers the lunch and meeting. Bring a friend!

ANNUAL BLUE MASS

Saint Timothy Church, 1088 Thomas Lane., Columbus, 43220, Thursday, September 11, 2014 beginning at 5:00 p.m. This is an opportunity to pray for those in law enforcement and fire safety, remember those who have fallen, and support those who serve. Also remembered are the 2,973 who lost their lives in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. The Celebrant will be the Most Rev. Frederick F Campbell, Bishop of Columbus. All are invited, especially active and retired police, fire, and emergency medical services in the greater Columbus area, and their families. A reception will follow the Mass.

FOR BETTER…FOREVER, A RETREAT FOR MARRIED COUPLES SEPTEMBER 13, 2014

Saturday, September 13, 2014. Featuring celebration of Mass and reflection by Bishop Frederick F. Campbell and presentations by Dr. Greg and Lisa Popcak, hosts of More 2 Life Radio and authors of Parenting With Grace andA Marriage Made for Heaven: The Secrets of Heavenly Couplehood. The retreat will be held from9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at St. Agatha Church, Upper Arlington.  Cost is $75 per couple and includes a light breakfast and buffet lunch provided by Berwick Catering.  September 13th is just around the corner. Register now!  Go to http://familylife.colsdioc.org or call 614-241-2560.

THE FRIENDS OF THE POOR WALK/RUN SEPTEMBER 20, 2014

The Friends of the Poor Walk/Run will be held on September 20, 2014. Check-in starts at 9:00 a.m., walk starts at 10:00 a.m. This event will take place at the St. Francis DeSales High School Stadium, 4212 Karl Road, Columbus. The registration is on-line or on paper.  You can go to the web site www.fopwalk.org and click the tab labeled “Walkers”.  Then click on the drop down “Become A Walker.”  After that, scroll to locate “Ohio” and click on “Show me the Form.”  From there, take STEP 1 and enter “Columbus.”  Search for “Diocesan Council of Columbus” then select the radio button and go on to STEP 2.  This is where you enter your e-mail address, goal, etc.  In the “Walk Event” box select “OH Columbus: St. Francis DeSales High School, Diocesan Council of Columbus.”  Record your password, as you will need it to sign in as a registered walker.  Once you press “Add Walker,” you are a registered walker.  You can also complete a Friends of the Poor Walk Registration/Pledge Form on paper.  Please contact Pat Summers at (614) 228-7302 about this.

Bethesda Healing Ministry Invites you to An Experience of Hope

A healing retreat for women, men and families wounded by abortionSaturday, September 20, 2014 8:30 am – 4:00 pm. Reservations/information:  Confidential Ministry lines: 614-309-0157 or 614-309-2651, at call our Office: 614-718-0277, M-F.

THE FIRST ANNUAL DISCIPLESHIP WALK

“To raise awareness of how each of us is called to be a disciple of Jesus.” The Office of Vocations will be holding it’s first “Discipleship Walk” on Sunday, September 21, 2:00 p.m., at the Darby Bend Lakes Metro Park.  This free 5K walk is sponsored by the Office of Vocations, Sts. Simon and Jude Parish, and Face Forward.  For more details and to register for the walk, visit www.faceforwardcolumbusblog.com.

CATHOLIC SOCIAL SERVICES BREAKFAST WITH THE BISHOP, OCTOBER 3, 2014

Catholic Social Services Breakfast with the Bishop will be Friday, October 3, 2014, 7:45 a.m.-9:00 a.m., at the Hyatt Regency, 350 N. High Street, Columbus. Doors open at 7:30 a.m. Speakers for the event are Bishop Frederick F. Campbell and Jodi Pfarr, Minneapolis, MN, Bridges Out of Poverty certified trainer, advocate, and teacher. All proceeds from the breakfast will support the programs and services of CSS. For tickets or event sponsorship call Peggy Welch at 614-857-1254 or via the CSS website at www.colscss.org.

MARIAN DINNER OCTOBER 8, 2014

Bishop Campbell will host the annual Marian Dinner at 6 p.m., October 8 at St. Andrew Church’s Bryce Eck Activity Center, 3880 Reed Road, Columbus. Women, especially those in high school, will join together with their pastors, members of religious communities, and other people of the Diocese for prayer, a meal hosted by the Bishop, and an opportunity to hear from him as well as a member of a religious community about vocations to religious life. For more information, please contact Fr. Paul Noble, Director of Vocations, at noble@seekholiness.com, or call (614) 221-5565.

SENIOR or DISABLED IN NEED OF HOME REPAIR?

Service Saturday, sponsored by Catholic Social Services, will be held on October 11. Do you know of an older adult (60+) or a disabled individual living in Franklin County who needs help with a small home repair or special project?  If so, please contact Peggy Sirbaugh in the CSS office, 614-857-1251 or psirbaugh@colscss.org with the name, street address, zip code, phone number and project idea. Be sure you discuss the event with the individual before making the referral.  Please call by Tuesday, September 2. We can accept a maximum of 30 worksites, so please don’t delay!   (We are unable to accept plumbing, electrical, and second-floor exterior projects.)