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ST. THOMAS MORE PARISH The Catholic Student Chapel and Center at the University of South Carolina 1610 Greene Street • Columbia, SC 29201 Phone: 803.799.5870 • Fax: 803.765.0800 Visit our Website: www.stthomasmoreusc.org

PARISH STAFF Reverend Marcin Zahuta - MDiv, M.A.,S.T.L.-Pastor E-mail: frmarcin@stthomasmoreusc.org Deacon Stephen Brown - Religious Education E-mail: steve@stthomasmoreusc.org Donna Schaffer - Director of Music & Youth Ministry E-mail: donna@stthomasmoreusc.o Pam Scott - Parish Secretary/Bookkeeper

E-mail: pam@stthomasmoreusc.org

STM COLLECTION REPORT January 14, 2018 Weekly Goal

$ 4448.05 Online Giving $1550.00 $5695.00

Above/(Below) Goal

$303.05

PARISH COUNCIL Chairpersons Finance Council - David Cuda

JAN 20TH THRU JAN 28TH 2018

LITURGICAL MINISTERS' SCHEDULE SATUDAY 4:30 P.M. SUNDAY 9:00 A.M. 11:00 A.M. 5:00 P.M.

JAN 20

Jan 27

Bob Bockman

Agnes Bucko

Jan 21

Jan 28

Tara Alden

Emily Meyerl

Ted Creech

Michele Doto

Jamie Millif

Michaela Bo60esch

p.m. at the parish center . Please consider joining us! If you

Mon., Jan 22 Adoration: 4P.M. Confession: 5:006:00 P.M. Mass : 6:00 P.M.

Otega Ejegbavwo

*Also note: No 5 P.M. Mass during USC Recess.

No Mass

Harold & Catherine Gore Family St Vincent

Wed., Jan., 24 Mass 12:00 P.M.

Thurs., Jan. 25

Fri., Jan. 26 Mass: 12:00 P.M.

Sat., Jan. 27 Mass: 4:30 P.M.

Sun. Jan. 28 Mass: 9:00 A.M Mass:11:00 A.M. Mass 5:00 P.M.

Taylor Special Intention St. Frances de Sales Amy & Steve THE CONVERSION OF SAINT PAUL Sheryl B Cross St. Timothy & Titus Julie Marteeny † St. Angela Merici 4th Sunday of Ordinary Time Harold & Catherine Gore Family Taylor Special Intention Amy & Steve

6:00 P.M. 12:00 P.M.

Please contact our Parish Office for any changes in the Daily Mass schedule.

Tues., Jan. 23

have any questions, please email me at

otega@email.sc.edu

4:30 P.M. 9:00 A.M., 11:00 A.M. * 5:00 P.M.

Daily Mass: Tuesdays

SAINTS OF THE DAY AND MASS INTENTIONS

Don Bosco Group for Young Adults (graduates through 35 years of age) meets on Wednesday nights here at STM at 6:15

SACRAMENTS MASS SCHEDULE Saturday Sunday

Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays

Mass:12:00 PM

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3RD SUNDAY OF ORDINARY TIME

* During the academic year only

Parish Council - Joe bonavilla Stewardship Council —Maureen mcConaghy

WELCOME TO SAINT THOMAS MORE PARISH JAN 21ST, 2018

Please bring your cell phones to Mass next weekend. This is not a joke!

Our new time for Adoration 4:00PM , Confession 4:30-5:30PM, and Mass at 6:00PM. DON BOSCO GROUP for Young Adults (graduates through 35 years of age) meets for the 1st time this semester Wednesday night here at STM at 6:15 p.m. at the parish center. Please consider joining us!

RECONCILIATION (CONFESSIONS) ~ Tuesdays, 4:30-5:30 P.M.* ~ Saturdays, 3:30 P.M. until 4:20 P.M. ~ Also, immediately before & after all Masses when scheduled in advance ~ By Appointment BAPTISM: Baptismal preparation will be held on the last Saturday of each month from 10:00 A.M.- 12:00 P.M. Register in advance with Deacon Steve Brown. CONFIRMATION High School: Contact Deacon Steve Brown. College or Older: Contact Father Marcin. RELIGIOUS EDUCATION 10:00 A.M. Sundays: First Communion and Confirmation Other grades per published dates, see website. MATRIMONY / MATRIMONY PREPARATION Our Diocese requires instruction and preparation for the Sacrament of Matrimony begin at least six months before the wedding. Please contact Fr. Marcin directly. Communion for the Sick in the Parish Contact Fr. Marcin or our Office and we will make arrangements for the Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick and Holy Communion at home or area hospitals.

SATURDAY 4:30 P.M. SUNDAY 9:00 A.M. 11:00 A.M. 5:00 P.M.

Taylor Special Intention Sheryl B. Cross People of STM Jennifer Taylor


Catholic Campus Ministry for USC Undergrads Catholic Engaged Encounter

RESUME Today

Camp Hope, Clemson, SC Feb 16-18

SAVE THE DATE: Fri., 2/23-Sat., 2/24 Statewide Retreat at Buck Ridge Plantation — Reserve your spot by turning in your $20 Retreatant Fee to Treasurer, Valerie Kay by 2/4

St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church Simpsonville, SC April 28-29 Our Lady of the Hills Columbia, SC May 19-20

St Andrews Catholic Church Clemson, SC July 21-22 St. Michaels’s Catholic Church Murrells Inlet, SC Oct 6-7

www.cee-sc.org

To stay up to date, make sure to follow us: https://www.instagram.com/carolinacatholics/ Sunday Suppers 6 P.M. in the center after 5pm Mass Faith Reflections Mondays 5-6 P.M. Wednesday 5;30-6:30P.M. Works of Mercy Feed the Homeless Wednesday 6:30 P.M. Meet at the center.

Rehearsals are held each Thursday from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Schola Choir: 7:30 to 8 p.m. in the Chapel and 45 minutes prior to each Mass.

Faith

Formation for 9th-12th grades

- H.S. Youth Group meets in our Center following the Celebration of our 11:00 a.m. Sunday Mass *For more information about all H.S. Youth Group related events, please contact Donna Schaffer, our High School Youth Group Director: donna@stthomasmoreusc.org

THE PASTOR’S CORNER...

The Celebration of 5 P.M. mass WILL

Weekends 2018

Please see our website for more information and to register

2018

Important Dates to Remember:

Do you have a favorite song? Be sure to email Donna to request that song that connects you better to worship! If you have any questions or want to know more about how to get involved:

donna@stthomasmoreusc.org

St. Peter’s Catholic School is accepting resumes for a part-time Spanish teacher position for the remainder of the 2017-2018 academic year. Candidate must have strong writing and speaking skills; knowledge of developmental benchmarks of children, and appropriate class management skills. Interested applicants please send a cover letter and resume to Kathy Preston 1035 Hampton Street Columbia, SC 29201 or email to kpreston@stpeterscatholicschool.org

Dear St. Thomas More Community, 1). After thoughtful consideration and conversations with many of you , we have decided to make a change in our daily Mass schedule. Daily Mass will now begin at 12:00 Noon. On Tuesday we will begin Adoration at 4:00 PM followed by confessions from 4:30 until 5:30 PM . Daily Mass will begin at 6:00 PM. 2). Thank you all for your generous donations toward our Washington DC Youth Group Trip. Although we lost a day we were able to attend the March for Life Rally Friday. 3). Our project in the chapel is beginning to take shape! You can now see the progress and we hope you are patient while we continue with our soon to be beautiful addition.

4). The STM Youth Group is founded on the principle, “faith in action”. Our members have served at Mass both on the altar and in the choir, tended the gardens, cleaned the center and the chapel, decorated…and undecorated for Christmas, fed the hungry, sent shoes to India, and roofed a house for Homeworks. Their aim is to spread the faith as they continue to grow their own. Please consider joining this dynamic group-the future depends on you.

Donna Schaffer

In Christ, Fr. Marcin

I would like to encourage you to take advantage of this great Catholic website that is available for the whole parish to access during the 2018 calendar year.

FORMED.ORG OUR CODE IS CF6G3P

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