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ARDMORE, OKLAHOMA                                                                               DECEMBER 20, 2009
                                                                              (Ministry Schedule continued)
                                                          SUNDAY            DECEMBER 27, 2009            10:45 A.M.
                                                          Lectors:          Mark Urbanosky, Marcia Deyalsingh (A)
                                                          C. Ministers:     Terry Urbanosky, Helen Choate, Rick &
MONDAY              DECEMBER 21, 2009                                       Susan Fridrick, Judy Barnes
12:07 PM       @ Mercy Memorial Hospital Chapel           Master:           Luciene Querubin
                Mary Elizabeth Jones – Lloyd Noble II     Cross Bearer:     Braxton Voorhies
TUESDAY             DECEMBER 22, 2009                     Incense:          Jessica Metzer, Mia Jensen
                                                          Acolytes:         Vy Dinh, Mason Holley
5:30 PM         Members of Purgatorial Society            Ushers:           Jim & Maureen Schumacher, Mitchel
WEDNESDAY           DECEMBER 23, 2009                     Offering:         Ushers
9:00 AM         Bishop Victor J. Reed – Father O’Toole
               (Coffee social in Annex after Mass)        Ministry schedule for January will be available by
                                                          next weekend. Please pick up your labeled copy.
THURSDAY            DECEMBER 24, 2009
 5:30 PM       Family Oriented Christmas Mass
10:45 PM       Midnight Solemn Christmas Mass
                                                            Monica Stolfa, Sr. Continue to pray for all those on the
FRIDAY              DECEMBER 25, 2009                       December 2009 prayer sheet. Additional copies are
10:30 AM       Christmas Day Mass                           available in the vestibule of the church.
12:30 PM       Misa de Navidad                              Please remember in prayer Clara Cooper, (Ida Dufour’s
                                                            sister) who passed away on 12/5/09.
SATURDAY            DECEMBER 26, 2009
 5:30 PM       St. Mary Church (English Mass)             Individual Celebration of the Sacrament of Penance and
                Vivian Hernon – Charlie & Georgia         Reconciliation: December 22nd, 11:30 a.m.-12:00 noon, 3:00-
               Tanner                                     3:30 p.m. and 7:30-8:00 p.m. in English. Wednesday, December
                                                          23rd, 11:30 a.m.-12:00 noon, 3:00-3:30 p.m. and 7:30-8:00 p.m.
 7:30 PM       St. Mary Church (Spanish Mass)             in English. Confessions will not be heard from after 9:00 p.m.
                                                          on Tuesday, December 22nd through Saturday, December 26th at
SUNDAY              DECEMBER 27, 2009                     4:00 p.m., except in grave danger of death.
 8:00 AM       St. Anthony, Tishomingo (Sanders home)
               For the people of the parish                                   VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
10:45 AM       St. Mary Church (English Mass)             Could you lend a hand distributing food at Loaves &
               For the people of the parish               Fishes the week of December 21-24? Please call Ron
                                                          Deyalsingh at 223-5796 if you can help during this time.
              MINISTRY SCHEDULE                           The gift of giving your time will be greatly appreciated!
                                                                           Loaves & Fishes December Assignment
CHRISTMAS EVE – DECEMBER 24, 2008             5:30 P.M.                    Macaroni & Cheese
Lectors:      Cathy Biddick, Jim Schumacher (A)
C. Ministers: Maureen Schumacher, Ryan Hunnicutt,
                                                                           “WOMEN OF ST. MARY”
              Mary Liz Reavis, Riley & Anne Beard
                                                          Congratulations to the winners of our Christmas fund raiser.
Acolytes:     Mass Servers
Ushers:       Bob Petz, Bill Swatzel, Jim Supan           1st prize (Nativity set), Lauren Ridley; 2nd prize (Globe),
Offering:     Ushers                                      Jimmie Wallis; 3rd prize (Jim Shore platters, salt & pepper
MIDNIGHT MASS – DECEMBER 24, 2008            10:45 P.M.   shakers), Allison Dierlam; 4th prize (Jim Shore center piece),
Lectors:      Charlie Tanner, Louis Kelch (A)             Ellen Innis; 5th prize (Afghan), Josefina Vazquez; 6th prize
C. Ministers: Nancy Porter, Beth Ridley, Eugene & Joan    (Brass candle holders), Suzanne Bigbie.
              Riotte, Jose Romo
Acolytes:     Mass Servers
Ushers:       Mary & James Read, Don Schroeder                             SPONSOR OF THE WEEK
Offering:     Ushers
SATURDAY      DECEMBER 26, 2009               5:30 P.M.
Lectors:      Riley Beard, Cathy Biddick (A)
C. Ministers: R C & Evelyn Sandvick, Julie Hunnicutt,
              Charlie Tanner, Anne Beard                                    HARD TO FIND LIQUOR
Acolytes:     Saleah Blancaflor, Emily Sherry
Ushers:       Bob Petz, Jim Supan, Tim Vandagriff         FYI- If anyone is traveling out of town and would like to locate a
Offering:     Ushers                                      Catholic church and Mass times, you can go to
                               Continued next column    or
                          HOLY HOURS                                        Please note: Christmas Eve Family Oriented Mass will be
These are opportunities to focus our attention on the real reasons          celebrated at 5:30 p.m. not 7:00 p.m.
for celebration during this Season.         Holy Hours include
Benediction, Rosary, and a Meditation:                                      POSADO: All adults and children are invited after Mass this
      Sunday, December 20th ……………2:30-3:45 p.m.                             Sunday, December 20th to the Posado celebration in the parish
           “Yes, Virginia, there really is a Santa Claus!”                  hall. Hors d’oeuvres and finger foods will be provided. A gift
                                                                            raffle will be held for the little ones at the Posado. If you could
                  FAITH FORMATION NEWS:                                     donate a gift $5-$10, please bring it to the Posado. Thank you!!!!
Confirmation classes are not in session during Christmas
break. Classes resume in the school on Wednesday, January                   Trinity Publications will be calling for renewals of ads on the
13th at 7:00 P.M.                                                           back of the bulletin. If you would like to place an ad or do a
Faith Formation Classes for youth and adult resume Sunday,
                                                                            memorial to help defray the printing cost of the bulletin for
January 19th at 9:00 A.M.
                                                                            the church, please call Diane Culbertson, at 405/210/7703.
         The following is an Advent Wreath Prayer to say for
the Fourth Week of Advent. "Gracious God, as we come
nearer to celebrating the birth of your Son and our Brother,                Dear parishioners,
we pray that he may be the center of our happiness and that                 Some time ago I gave a copy of Cardinal Cooke’s red and gold
we may want him more than we want things. We live in him,                   book Prayers for Today for your use. I ask you to remember
Jesus, our Lord, who saves us from our selfishness. Amen."                  Cardinal Cooke in your prayers in his cause to be canonized a
         May you and your family have a most Blessed                        saint. The office has more copies of this book for those that are
Christmas and the joy of Christmas be in each of you.                       new to the parish, have never received one or have misplaced
                     MERRY CHRISTMAS!                                       their copy. Please stop by the office for a copy of this
    Susan Fridrick, DRE and Marilyn Neubauer, Asst. D R E                   wonderful prayer book.                               Fr. O’Toole

MASS SERVERS: To add greater solemnity, all servers are
                                                                            Please note: the next CONFIRMATION CLASS will be
cordially invited to participate at both or one of the Masses on
                                                                            January 13th and then weekly for the foreseeable future.
Christmas Eve.      Both practices will be held on Thursday,
December 24th at 10:00 a.m. for the family oriented Mass (5:30
p.m.) and 11:00 a.m. for the Midnight Mass (10:45 p.m.). Lunch
will be provided and follows right after practice.                          A list of homebound parishioners was in the bulletin last week. If you did
                                                                            not receive a copy, they can be found in the vestibule of the church.

             YOUTH GROUP SCHEDULE                                           A second collection will be taken up on Friday, December 25th for the
12-20-09 parish caroling 4 p.m. in the Catholic Center. 12-27-09            SEMINARIANS/VOCATIONS. Thank you for your support.
and 1/3/10 (No meeting). 1/10/10 (Meeting )6:00-8:00 p.m.                   Calendars – compliments of Harvey Douglas Funeral Home are
               Thank you, Tom & Jeanetta Betzen                             available in the vestibule of the church.

The Parish Directory is through its final proofing and should be            Found a ring – In a pew on the left side, middle area. Call the
available to us by January, 2010. Thank you for your patience.              office to identify if you lost this ring.

                              No. of      No. of       Weekly                                     Amount                  Amount
   Date: 12/12-13/09             Families    People    Attendance                                 Needed                  Received
   Ardmore:                    400         879     Saturday          207                          $5,000.00               $3,800.25 (all)
                                                   Saturday (Spanish) 88
                                                   Sunday            190
   Immaculate                                      Tuesday 9:00 am    71
   Conception                                      Tuesday 6:00 pm 126
   Penance Rite                                    Thursday 12/10    191
   Holy Hour                                       Sunday 12/13        5
   Poor Box                                                                                                               $1,053.25
   Healdton:                      4                4                       No Mass                                        $.00
   Tishomingo                    10               16         Sunday             10                                        $205.00
   Phase Two of our Capital Improvement Campaign: Parishioners are asked to contribute according to their means to the
   $380,000 now being raised for the new rectory.
                                                             Status of Building Fund
                             GOAL               #Donors Cash & Pledges          Cash Received        Money Spent
                           $450,000.00            93    $328,091.19            $263,266.87           $128,434.02
                           $380,000- Rectory
***Please place your checks for the “Building Fund” in the second collection. This is kept separate from the regular contributions. You
may also use the red-bordered “Building Fund” envelopes in the vestibule or denote on the check. These will be posted to your account.

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