Parish Bulletin - Our Lady of Peace

4:00 p.m. E. Benson, G. Carter, M. Tillman
8:30 a.m. A. & C. Gulla, S. Hawkins
10:00 a.m. G. Scarpitti, J. & R. Ulibarri
11:30 a.m. C. Butcher, S. Douglass, K. Manahan
4:00 p.m. E. & K. Guilfoyle, E. Nolan, M. & R. O’Brien,
J. Yonadi
8:30 a.m. M. & W. King, A. & K. Lordo, C. & J. Lower
10:00 a.m. D. King, S. & T. Wangler, D. & G. Mosko,
K. Price
11:30 a.m. M. Devine, M. Hutson, M. Miller, J. Morton,
T. Robinson, M. Simmons
4:00 p.m. M. Overmyer, G. Yonadi
8:30 a.m. C. Pickard, E. Pinckney
10:00 a.m. D. King, E. Price
11:30 a.m. P. Casper, D. Davisson
First Reading: Job 7: 1-4, 6-7
Second Reading: 1 Corinthians 9:16-19, 22-23
Gospel: Mark 1:29-39
OFFERTORY TOTALS for January 25, 2015
Electronic.................................................... $8,926.81
Envelopes and Holy Days.......................... $5,069.50
Child............................................................. $0.00
Total.............................................................. $13,996.31
Diocesan Tax................................................... $839.78
Net.................................................................... $13,156.53
Contribution Summary Statements have recently
been sent out. If you made verifiable contributions for
2014 and did not receive your statement, please call
Tom Kasberg at 263-8824, ext. 201.
World Marriage Day Celebration – Several marriage
ministries in the Diocese of Columbus are co-sponsoring
a World Marriage Day Celebration, Sunday, February 8th,
from 2:00-4:30 p.m. at the Ohio Dominican University
Colonial Room. Mark and Elizabeth Ficocelli will discuss
one of the most intimate aspects of matrimony: couple
spirituality. This will be followed by a Holy Hour for
Marriages and light refreshments. There is no charge for
the event but space is limited. RSVP by February 2nd at
241-2560 or
Thursday, February 5th, from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00
p.m. Please set aside time to join us in this
special opportunity for quiet prayer and reflection.
Catholic CD of the Week: This week’s featured CD
is Freedom Through Forgiveness – The Sacrament
of Confession by Ken Yasinski. With over 15 years of
experience, he has quickly become one of Canada’s most
sought after Catholic speakers. Through clever examples
and insightful stories, Ken reveals how each of us can
obtain freedom from the burden of our sins through the
forgiveness that is readily available in the Sacrament of
Catholic Times
Next week is our parish collection for the Catholic Times
weekly newspaper. This donation HELPS OUR PARISH
to provide Catholic Times to you and many of our
parishioners. Donation envelopes for this collection are
included in your January/February collection packet. For
a minimum donation of ONLY $17.00 per year (parish
rate), 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 are delivered right to
your home. As an evangelization tool, Bishop Campbell
encourages every Catholic family to receive the Catholic
Times. Look for your envelope and sign up for, or continue
receiving, the newspaper of our diocese, the Catholic
Times. If you are on “electronic” donation, you can still
receive Catholic Times – simply place your donation in
an envelope marked “Catholic Times” and your Name and
drop it into the Sunday collection basket during February.
Come enjoy “A journal of Catholic life in Ohio.”
February 12th, Bethesda Healing Ministry’s “Joy Comes
In The Morning” annual fund-raising dinner will feature
renowned speaker Sister Ann Shields of Renewal
Ministries, Honorary Chair Bishop Frederick Campbell,
music by The Kells, and testimony of how Bethesda’s
encouragement and support helps heal the effects of
abortion. The dinner is complimentary and an opportunity
to support our healing mission will be provided.
Reserve your seats by January 31st! 614-309-1737, or
Spaghetti Dinner – The St. Charles Alumni Association,
with the expert assistance of Berwick Party House, is
hosting the school’s annual Spaghetti Dinner on Sunday,
February 8th, from noon to 7:00 p.m. in the school’s
Robert C. Walter Student Commons. (St. Charles is
located on 2010 E. Broad Street, just east of the Franklin
Park Conservatory.) Guests will enjoy a bountiful meal
of spaghetti with meatball, salad, rolls, ice cream and
a beverage. The dinner is bargain priced at $10.00 for
adults; $8.00 for senior citizens; $5.00 for children 12 and
under; Free for those 3 and under; and a special $40
family rate (only applies for dine-in and immediate family
members). Carry out orders will be available.
FEBRUARY 1, 2015
This Week at OLP School
Wednesday, February 4
Class Mass – Grades 6-8 – 8:30 a.m.
School Advisory Board Meeting – 6:30 p.m.
Thursday, February 5
Parent/Teacher Conferences – 3:00-6:30 p.m.
Chess Club – 2:45-4:00 p.m.
Friday, February 6
Sandwich making for St. Vincent de Paul Society –
Grade 2
Spring Sports Registration – Any student or parishioner
who would like to play one of the following sports can sign
up by going to our athletics website (, click
on the Registration link and follow the instructions. The
deadline is Tuesday, February 17.
Baseball: Boys, Grades 4-8
Softball: Girls, Grades 4-8
Track: Co-ed, Grades 4-8
Soccer: Boys and Girls, Grades K-3
Tuition Aid – Due to the success of the Celebrating
Catholic School Virtues Gala, almost $180,000.00 was
raised for tuition aid. All of these funds will be redistributed
in the form of tuition assistance ONLY to families who apply
for FACTS diocesan tuition assistance. All applications
for these funds must be completed online and submitted
electronically. Please go to to
access this application. The deadline is March 16, 2015.
These applications are for tuition assistance for the 20152016 school year. If you have any questions, please contact
Tom Kasberg, church business manager, at 263-8824, ext.
Catholic Youth Summer Camp
Catholic Youth Summer Camp is Ohio’s one and only
weeklong, residential high adventure camp for students
entering grades 6-12. Activities typically include: jet
skis, water tubing, paintball, blobbing, go-carts, archery,
zip lining, rock climbing, ropes course, mountain
boarding and more! CYSC offers a truly Catholic and
safe environment with daily catechesis that awakens
faith and builds missionary disciples. A week at camp
includes daily Mass, adoration, reconciliation, small
group conversations, worship, service and authentic
community. See to get more information
and to register.
LADIES… Would you like to strengthen your commitment
to Christ and meet other women who share your faith?
Register for the Columbus Catholic Women’s Conference
on Saturday, February 21, 2015, at the Ohio Expo Center
Voinovich Building, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Contact
Cathy Snyder at 436-2223 or Chrissy Wills at 296-7691
to ride with ladies from OLP’s parish or if you have any
questions. Register at http://www.columbuscatholicwomen.
4:00 p.m. Vera Staley (Bill Staley)
8:30 a.m. Mike Crisp (France Family)
10:00 a.m. Vicki Nolan (Wayne & Mary King)
11:30 a.m. Our Parishioners
5:30 p.m. Donald Shifflet (Fran & Family)
8:30 a.m. Violet Panzone (Gavina Stru)
8:30 a.m. Tom Ridenour
(OLP St. Vincent de Paul Society)
8:30 a.m. Sr. Paulette Boll (Baird Family)
4:00 p.m. Ed Davis (Family)
8:30 a.m. Livia Gallicchio (James Gallicchio)
10:00 a.m. Aileen Baumer (France Family)
11:30 a.m. Our Parishioners
It’s time to begin signing up for the Scripture Sharing
Groups that will take place during the LENTEN Season.
The groups will be kept to 8 to 10 people each so
that everyone will have a chance to participate in the
discussions. Please complete the form below and
return it by no later than February 1st in the collection
basket. Even if you have participated in the past,
please complete this form to assist Sr. Barbara. If
you have any questions, please contact Sr. Barbara at
Phone # ____________________________________
_______I would like to volunteer my home for
share group meetings.
_______Monday p.m.
_______Tuesday a.m. ______p.m.
_____I would like to participate in the share group
_______Monday p.m.
_______Tuesday a.m. ______p.m.
Evening groups meet at 7:00 p.m., morning groups
meet at 9:15 a.m. Monday groups begin on February
16th and continue through March 23rd. Tuesday groups
begin on February 17th and continue through March
My name is Sister Barbara Kolesar and I have been asked to write a little about my life as a Dominican
Sister during this Year of Consecrated Life. Hope you can enjoy it.
When I was growing up, I was fortunate to have wonderful parents who gave me such good example of the
importance of Mass and of helping others. We didn’t have a car until I was a senior in high school so we
walked three miles to get to Church and three miles back in rain, show, or shine. (No, it wasn’t uphill both
ways!!!) It was so special to me that I wouldn’t dream of missing Mass unless I was really sick. I thank my
parents for giving me this great example and also for helping me to love the Rosary.
I have been a Dominican Sister professed for 54 years and have thoroughly enjoyed my life. When I was
growing up we did not have a Catholic School yet so I went to a public school for my first three grades.
Then we had a Catholic School built in time for me to go to the fourth to eighth grades. The Dominican
Sisters came to teach us and I loved them right from the start. By the way, my fourth and sixth grade
teachers are still active. When I was in the sixth grade, three of the girls in my class had the privilege of
helping the Sisters iron the Sister’s habits during the noon recess one day a week. I thoroughly enjoyed this
and looked forward to doing it every week. When I came back to my classroom one day, there was a holy
card with the face of Christ on it. On the back it said, “You I mean, You I seek, You, yes you, I love you.”
I knew that day in the sixth grade that I was going to be a Dominican Sister when I finished High School.
I couldn’t wait to come to Columbus and begin my formation to be a Dominican Sister. I began by being
a Postulant. During these months I was learning how the Sisters lived and prayed. Then on July 8,1959, I
became a Novice and received the long white habit and a white veil. It was a challenge each day to learn
as much as I could about learning to live my life as a Dominican Sister. I learned how to meditate and pray
the Divine Office each day. Then the big moment came one year later on July 9, 1960 when I made my
First Profession of Vows. I now got to wear the black veil. Both of my brothers got to serve that Mass and
help the Bishop hand us our new habits. My Mom and Dad were there for the ceremony and were proud
and very happy for me in my new life.
After many college classes, I was ready to go out on the mission to teach the children in the First Grade. I
have taught children in the First, Second and Third Grades for thirty-five years and loved every minute of
it. I taught school in Connecticut, Michigan and Ohio. Then I was asked by Father Grimes in 2001 to come
and work in Our Lady of Peace Parish. I agreed and have enjoyed working in every aspect of parish life
for these many years.
Many of you see me going down the aisle to set up the altar for Mass, or to find a Server, Extraordinary
Minister or Lector to help. Sometimes you see me as a Cantor, Lector or an Extraordinary Minister of the
Eucharist. These are a very special part of my life. I help with the RCIA Program, the Advent and Lenten
Scripture Sharing Sessions, the Funeral Ministry, and I help train the Servers, Lectors and Extraordinary
Ministers. I am also one of the Wedding Coordinators. I am a member of the Liturgy Committee, Art and
Environment Committee and a member of our Parish Council. I also teach a Baptism class for the parents
who will be having their children Baptized. I work with the students who will be reading at our school
Masses and help the teachers by helping to plan the Masses. It is a joy to know that I am helping others.
This makes me happy. I guess I get this from my parent’s example when I was growing up.
Why do I get up in the morning? Yes, I do want five more minutes of sleep sometimes but for the most part,
I pop out of bed and look forward to what the dear Lord has in store for me each day. It is never boring. The
Lord keeps putting things out there for me to do each day. That keeps life very interesting. I am thankful for
the fifty-four happy years of religious life that I have enjoyed. If I had to do it over again, would I choose this
life? YES, in a heartbeat. I hope this will help you to know me a little better in this Year of Consecrated Life.
I hope and pray that many of you who are reading this article will start thinking about becoming a priest,
deacon or a sister. We really need more vocations to keep our church flourishing in the future. Think
seriously about it. Listen to see if the dear Lord is calling you. It is a very happy life and the rewards are out
of this world. God bless you.
Thank you for giving a
Gift from the Heart!
Thank you for supporting the OLP/Clintonville Resource
Center THIRD THURSDAY DINNER. The Hospitality
Committee has had a rewarding year preparing, serving
and becoming friends with the less fortunate in our
community. We have made a commitment to continue
our outreach for 2015. There are many ways you can be
1. Help make food to be served at the Third Thursday
2. Volunteer to help serve the meals and clean up.
3. Provide money to reimburse our cooks for some of
the supplies they use in the making of healthy meals.
4. Supply STURDY disposable plates and napkins for
use at the dinners.
5 Provide canisters of powered lemonade.
A box in the Gathering Space labeled CRC Dinner will
be available for donations of lemonade and disposables.
Please contact Laura and Mark Bach for more information
at 614-784-9561, or email at [email protected]
com. Thank you for your generous donation to the needy
in our community. God sees the heart, not the hand, not
the gift.
Catholic Man of the Year Luncheon – The Catholic
Men’s Luncheon Club – together with Bishop Frederick
F. Campbell – will recognize the Catholic Man of the Year
for the Diocese of Columbus on Friday, February 6th!
Mark your calendar and plan to participate in this popular
and inspiring luncheon event to be held Friday, February
6th at St. Patrick Church in downtown Columbus. Mass
(optional) at 11:45 a.m.; luncheon begins 12:15 p.m.;
adjournment around 1:15 p.m. Reservations not needed,
but please bring $10.00 to cover the lunch and meeting
costs. Please call John Schechter at (614) 565-0824 for
additional information.
TUTORS NEEDED in unique one-to-one learning
environment for adults seeking literacy and/or GED and
immigrants seeking ESL instruction. At the Dominican
Learning Center, or at your local library, you can tutor adult
students around your own schedule, one-to-one for one
hour per week in reading, writing, math or conversation.
Volunteers need to be over age 18 and hold a high school
diploma. Books are provided free to tutors. Please visit
our website at for more
information about volunteering in our adult literacy and
ESL programs.
Service Awards – The Office of Vocations for the
Columbus Diocese is presenting the third annual Service
Awards. This $500.00 award is available to all students,
grades eight through twelve, living in the Diocese of
Columbus, including those attending public, private, and
Catholic schools, as well as home schooled students. The
criteria for award eligibility includes parish involvement,
service, and a short 300-word essay on the importance
of service and giving back to the community. For more
information and to enter, visit www.faceforwardcolumbus.
Job Opening – High School Youth and Young Adult
Ministry Coordinator. St. Brigid of Kildare in Dublin is
seeking a full-time coordinator of School Youth and Young
Adult Ministry to organize, implement, and enrich the
existing ministry for high school age youth of the parish.
Please visit
detail?article=ministry-opening for additional information.
Application Deadline: February 20, 2015. Résumés
including the names and contact information for three
professional references should be sent to St. Brigid
of Kildare at 7179 Avery Road, Dublin, Ohio 43017,
Attention: High School Youth and Young Adult Ministry
Search Committee.
Columbus Young Catholic Professionals – On
February 5th, the brand-new Columbus Young Catholic
Professionals (CYCP) group is having a social hour!
At 7:00 p.m., we are meeting in the Social Hall of the
Newman Center for refreshments (light snacks and
beer and wine) and networking. Seminarian Stu WilsonSmith will then speak to the group about being a Catholic
young adult in this day and age. Afterwards, the group
is heading to the Little Bar for continued socializing!
A $5.00 donation to the CYCP is suggested, but not
required. Please come out and make some new friends
who share our faith! Young adults ages 22-40. Please
contact Alexandra Dedels at (614) 291-4674, ext. 109
for additional information.
February 20th, St. Francis DeSales High School alumni
are invited to spend the morning, evening or both with
former classmates and friends from their Alma mater.
SFD alumni can start the day with the Traditions Mass
and Breakfast from 7:00-9:30 a.m. This annual event
allows current students and alumni to celebrate Mass
and enjoy a pancake breakfast together. Later that
evening, alumni are invited to stop by the Rike Center
at Otterbein University to see the Stallions take it to the
hoop. Beginning at 6:00 p.m., SFD will provide food
and drinks in the Hospitality Suite as alumni watch the
Stallions Boys Basketball team take on Watterson. For
more information about these two events, please visit
Some of the questions to be
answered in this workshop:
Why are so many people
saying human trafficking is
related to prostitution?
What are the RED FLAGS
and warning signs of human
How can I protect the
women and girls I know
from being preyed upon?
What can I do to fight
human trafficking?
May the Lord show mercy to the household of
Onesiphorus, because he often refreshed me
and was not ashamed of my chains.
2 Timothy 1:16
11:00 am Doors open for lunch
11:30 am Lunch provided by:
Freedom a la Cart
Judge Herbert presents:
12:00 pm
CATCH Court: Real Justice
Sending Prayer
CATCH Court Graduate
1:30 pm Vanessa Perkins, Survivor and
2:00 pm
For More Information...
CATCH Court:
Books and Movies:
Renting Lacy: A Story of America’s Prostituted
Children, Linda Smith
The Slave Across the Street, Theresa Flores
Half the Sky, Nicholas Kristof
Not for Sale, David Batstone
Nefarious: Merchant of Souls, Documentary
For Additional Information:
[email protected]
Human Trafficking:
Modern Day Slavery
21st Century
Challenges and
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Saturday, February 28, 2015
Doors Open for Lunch: 11:00 am
Program: Noon-2:15 pm
Maple Grove United Methodist Church
7 W. Henderson Rd.
Columbus, OH 43214
All Are Welcome!
RSVP by Monday, February 23, 2015
Social Work CEUs and Legal CLEs approval pending
common form of
trafficking in Ohio is
sex trafficking, where
the average age of
entry is 13. Experts
say as many as 2,000
people are trafficked
Bench in 2003. In 2009, Judge Paul
Herbert developed C.A.T.C.H. Court
(Changing Actions to Change Habits), a
unique jail diversion program offering
women victimized by human trafficking
the chance to exit lives marked by
trauma, homelessness, substance abuse
the United States are
and safe environment for learning and
National Trafficking Hotline:
Columbus Police: 614-645-4545
Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation:
614-285-4357 (HELP)
In Central Ohio:
To Get Help or Leave a Tip:
thought to be in the sex trade today.
100,000 children in
recovering women and fosters a healthy
day and more than
works to meet the complex needs of
in Ohio on any given
men for commercial sex or labor. The most
the Franklin County Municipal Court
and incarceration. C.A.T.C.H. Court
the selling or exploiting of women, children and
Human Trafficking is Modern Day Slavery. It is
Judge Paul M. Herbert was elected to
For registration information, contact:
RSVP by Monday, February 23, 2015
Make checks payable to:
Maple Grove United Methodist Church
7 W. Henderson Rd.
Columbus, OH 43214
By Mail: Maple Grove United Methodist Church
Click “Donations” on the homepage and select
either the Turkey or Vegan lunch. Enter your
one-time donation amount.
To register:
Burley Bohemian (sautéed greens, Sicilian
chickpea patty, roasted artichoke hearts,
garlicky white beans and red pepper sauce)
Turkey Tango (hand-carved turkey
breast, chimichurri and roasted red
pepper sauce, mayo, crisp lettuce)
Boxed Lunch Choice (Please select one):
lives one woman at a time.)
of human trafficking and helps restore
a catering company that employs survivors
prepared by Freedom a la Cart,
Cost: $17.00 (for a delicious lunch