Columbus Theology On Tap: “The Joy of the Gospel – Evangelii Gaudium” Thursday, October 9th from 7-9 pm, El Vaquero, 3230 Olentangy River Road. The event is for young adults. Pope Francis invites us to revisit the Gospel to discover once again its joyful message. You are invited to join us as we reflect on the invitation and challenge of Pope Francis’ message. Speaker: Fr. Paul Noble. Questions: or call (614) 390-8653.

THE THIRD ANNUAL SACRED HEART CONGRESS will take place on Saturday, October 11, 7:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Saint Joan of Arc Parish, in Powell. Registration 7 a.m. – 7:50 a.m.; Rosary and Litany of the Sacred Heart 7:30 a.m.; Welcome and program begins at 8:00 a.m.: Keynote Speaker Fr. Michael Gaitley, MIC; Fr. Stash Dailey, Administrator, Holy Family Parish; Mass celebrant, Fr. James Black. Information and registration:

The Columbus Guild of the Catholic Medical Association will sponsor a White Mass at 5:00 pm, Saturday, October 11 at St. Matthew Church in Gahanna. A catered dinner will follow featuring speaker Dr. Anthony Caruso. All physicians, health professionals and anyone interested in the promotion of Catholic principles in healthcare are invited. The cost for the dinner is $25.00 and $10 for medical students, nursing or allied med students. For more information or to RSVP please e-mail

Marian Concert Dedicated to Our Lady of Peace: Location: St. Leo Church, 221 Hanford Columbus, 43206 Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 6:30 pm. Please join together for the 3rd Biennial Marian Concert for an evening of song, short meditations and prayer dedicated to Our Lady of Peace.  Let us join together to honor her holy motherhood and beg her intercession on behalf of a world in great need. Several of the groups performing are:  St Mary’s three choirs (Handbell, Contemporary, and Traditional), Holy Family Choir and their Schola Cantorum choir, The Catholic Polish Community, and Sheila Lutz and Cecile Smith , soloists.  Between choirs we will be graced with Father Joseph Klee’s meditations on Mary, Our Lady of Peace. The evening will end by crowning our beautiful Mother. There will be an opportunity for you to put your written, folded petitions into a basket which we will burn later that evening, sending your prayers to our Heavenly Mother and Her Son, Jesus.  Please join us with your family and friends and pray for Peace in our World!