2016 Vendors & Catholic Organizations

ADOPTION SUPPORT –  Adoption information and resources from two women who have been blessed with their children through the gift of adoption.  Theresa Hartline ([email protected]) and Mary Griffith

AVE MARIA PRESS – Catholic publishing company that serves the spiritual and formative needs of the Church and its schools, institutions, and ministers; Christian individuals and families; and others seeking spiritual nourishment. Founded in 1865 at Notre Dame, IN, as a ministry of the Congregation of the Holy Cross.

BACK IN HIS ARMS AGAIN– Ministry of collaborative resources that provides care, compassion, faith, guidance, and support to those experiencing prenatal loss. All life deserves a respectful and dignified burial.

BETHESDA HEALING MINISTRY – A Catholic, Christian ministry of hospitality and healing for all men and women wounded by abortion.

BIRTHRIGHT OF COLUMBUS – Pregnancy support center that provides free information, referrals, and resources for expectant mothers and their babies in a warm, non-judgmental, and confidential manner.

BERNADETTE CARSTENSEN ILLUSTRATION – Independent Catholic illustrator selling art prints and original artwork; with a specialty in religious work, classical book illustration, and portraitures.

THE BRIAN MUHA MEMORIAL FOUNDATION – A ministry of the BMF, Run the Race, gathers underprivileged children together for free after-school and Saturday programs. Helping children develop academically, physically, morally and spiritually so that, though hard work, prayer and determination, they make a difference in their own lives, the lives of their families and then, in the world.

CATHOLIC FOUNDATION – A non-profit, charitable organization that receives and manages assets to provide perpetual funding for the parishes, schools, and ministries within the 23-county Diocese of Columbus.

THE CATHOLIC SHOP – A Catholic book shop that sells an array of items including books, apparel, ornaments, jewelry, etc.

CATHOLIC SOCIAL SERVICES – Faith-based social service agency focused on improving the quality of life for people in need through Central and Southern Ohio. CSS strengthens families, guides individuals toward economic stability, and serves as an extended family for seniors.

CATHOLIC WRITERS GUILD – Local Catholic authors selling their published books of personal reversion stories, meditations for caregivers, etc. who are part of the Catholic Writers Guild.

CATHOLIC YOUTH SUMMER CAMP – Week-long residential summer camp for students entering grades 6-12. Gives young people a faith-awakening experience through high adventure activities!

CHILDREN OF MARY – A semi-contemplative community of sisters. Founded in the Columbus Diocese, promoting love and reverence for our Eucharistic Lord and to pray for priests.

CHRIST CHILD SOCIETY OF COLUMBUS – Volunteer organization dedicated to serving the needs of children and youth regardless of race or creed, for love of the Christ Child.

CHRISTIAN BLING — A collection of faith-inspired jewelry and gifts that are both fashionable and meaningful.

CHRIST MEDICUS – Non-profit, Catholic organization that offers its members the opportunity to participate in a pro-life, pro-family Health Plan consistent with Catholic Moral Teaching and Ethical and Religious Directive of Catholic Health Care.

CORNERSTONE OF HOPE – Provides support, education, and hope for children, teens, adults and families who’ve lost a loved one.

CRISTO REY COLUMBUS HIGH SCHOOL – A Catholic, college-preparatory high school with a Professional Work Study Program empowering young men and women of all faiths, from economically challenged families, to graduate from college and achieve a lifetime of success. Cristo Rey Columbus targets under-served youth in central Ohio.

THE CULTURE PROJECT – A year-long missionary program of young people set out to restore culture by proclaiming the dignity of the human person and the richness of living sexual integrity.

DIOCESAN COUNCIL OF CATHOLIC WOMEN (DCCW) Organization to promote the dignity and vocation of women, to lead women in the development of their faith life, and to encourage works of charity within their family, place of work, parish and Diocesan community.

DIVINE MERCY FOR MOMS – A new book and online ministry to help support moms in living a life of mercy.  Written by Michele Faehnle & Emily Jaminet.  Published by Ave Maria Press.

SEPARATED AND DIVORCED CATHOLICS OF COLUMBUS:
An apostolate based in Columbus, Separated & Divorced CATHOLICS of Columbus & Central Ohio is a pastoral community of Catholic men and women, lay leaders and clergy dedicated to providing pastoral support, love and practical guidance for fellow Catholics who are experiencing—or have experienced—the trauma of marital separation or divorce.

DOMINICAN SISTERS OF MARY, MOTHER OF THE EUCHARISTDisciple of Christ – Education In Virtue – is a comprehensive set of resources developed by the Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist regarding the virtues and gifts of the Holy Spirit. The materials are the fruit of their many years of experience in Catholic education and are currently being used in over 275 schools including 4 in Columbus!

DOMINICAN SISTERS, IMMACULATE CONCEPTION PROVINCE – A contemplative active Congregation of Sisters of St. Dominic, Immaculate Conception Province, that has as its mission the proclamation of the Truth of the Gospel to those in greatest need through teaching, evangelization, and health care.

DOMINICAN SISTERS OF PEACE – Religious sisters, based in Columbus, who strive to preach the Gospel of Christ Jesus through word and action, serving God’s people in many ministerial areas including education, health care, spirituality, pastoral care, prison ministry, and care of creation.

ELIZABETH FICOCELLI (MC) – Catholic author of 15 books, an international speaker, and radio host. Copies of all her books are available at her speaker table.

EWTN GLOBAL CATHOLIC NETWORK-Global, Catholic television, radio, and news network that provides Catholic programming and news coverage from around the world.

FOCOLARE MOVEMENT – An international and ecclesial lay movement based on the spirituality of unity, with a focus on dialogue to build bridges and relationships among individuals, peoples, and cultural worlds.

FRANCISCAN UNIVERSITY OF STEUBENVILLE CONFERENCES – Provides life-changing encounters with Jesus through dynamic conferences for students and adults.

FRANCISCAN UNIVERSITY OF STEUBENVILLE ONLINE – Catholic University that provides academically excellent, passionately Catholic online programs in Catechetics and Evangelization, Education, and Business.

FULL OF GRACE GIFT SHOP – Catholic, family-owned gift shop featuring hand-made rosaries, saint medals, art prints, crucifixes, and more.

GREATER COLUMBUS RIGHT TO LIFE – Central Ohio’s grassroots education and advocacy prolife organization that focuses on building a culture of life through prayer, education, and community advocacy.

JUBILEE MUSEUM AND CULTURAL CENTER – Museum established in 1998 in Columbus, OH, for the purpose of preserving the Catholic mind and memory as it is represented in art. This Jubilee Museum’s permanent collection is the largest of diversified Catholic artwork in the United States.

LAITY FOR MERCY – Not-for-profit apostolate that spreads love and devotion to the Divine Mercy of Our Lord present in all the tabernacles throughout the world.

LAY FRATERNITIES OF ST. DOMINIC AND ST. CATHERINE OF SIENA – Lay religious order of men and women who pattern their lives after the Dominican spirituality of prayer, study, community and apostolate.

LAY MISSIONARIES OF CHARITY – An International Association of Catholic lay persons, both married and single, who work for the salvation and sanctification of the members of the poorest of the poor of the whole world.

LEADERSNOW INTERNATIONAL Organization that provides formation in authentic leadership to young women in middle school, high school and college.

LIGHTHOUSE CATHOLIC MEDIA – The number one distributor of Catholic CDs and digital downloads of Catholic speakers in the United States.

MARRIAGE AND FAMILY LIFE OFFICE – Exists to draw married couples, families, and all persons of the Diocese of Columbus into a deeper union with Jesus Christ and with one another through a four-fold approach of prayer, education, outreach, and advocacy.

MATER DEI ACADEMY – Christ-centered, Catholic integrated private elementary school.

MERCEDARIAN SISTERS OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT:
A Religious Order founded in Mexico City in 1910 as an institute whose members would dedicate their lives to loving Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament and making reparation for the many offenses He receives in this sacrament.  Dedicated also to quality Catholic Education, 680 sisters staff 83 schools and missions in 12 different countries.

MISSIONARY SERVANTS OF THE WORD – Religious order from Mexico at St. Stephen the Martyr and Christ the King parishes with a mission of evangelization and adult faith formation.

MOMS WOODEN NOTES – Uplifting scripture and saint quotes on reclaimed wood to call families to sanctity and growth.

MY HOUSE COLUMBUS – An anti-pornography collaborative effort between Columbus Catholic Men’s Ministry, Columbus Catholic Women’s Ministry, National Fellowship of Catholic Men, and the Diocese of Columbus. A valuable resource for the protection of families against the destructive effects of pornography.

OFFICE FOR DIVINE WORSHIP – Provides a resource for the liturgical, sacramental, and prayer life of the Diocese of Columbus.

OHIO RIGHT TO LIFE – Founded in 1967, Ohio’s oldest and largest grassroots pro-life organization. Offers educational programs, provides pro-life educational materials, supports pro-life legislation, publishes newsletter on current pro-life initiatives, etc.

ON THIS DAY DESIGNS – Hand-crafted Catholic jewelry, rosaries, and notecards. “We believe there is a fashionable way to express your Catholic faith and for those who want to display their faith with style, our jewelry and gifts are for you!”

OPUS DOMINI – A Catholic homeschool support group in central Ohio, selling handcrafted saint dolls and Station of the Cross Kits to help families live the liturgical year at home.

OUR LADY OF BETHLEHEM – The only comprehensive childcare center and school serving the Diocese of Columbus and Central Ohio. Fosters students ages six weeks through Kindergarten. A leader in Early Education, Care, and Service since 1956.

P.D.H.C. (PREGNANCY DECISION HEALTH CENTERS) – Provides 24/7 hotline service; free pregnancy testing, ultrasounds, pregnancy information, abortion alternatives, connection to community resources, and post-abortion healing; and gaP-mentoring program.

PIO PRINTS – Modern cards with a timeless message.

PREGNANCY RESOURCES OF DELAWARE COUNTY – Assists women and families in unplanned pregnancies with material aid, education, and support. Includes moms’ support groups, adoption services, newborn and parenting classes.

REGINA CANDLES – Hand-made, personalized baptismal and Paschal candles.

SACRED HEART OF JESUS ENTHRONEMENT – Apostolic organization of priests, deacons, and lay men and women dedicated to promoting devotion to Our Lord’s Sacred Heart in every home, school, and business.

SHEPHERD FIELD GROUP– Beautiful olive wood gift products made by Christians living in the Holy Land.

PATRICK CHURCH RESPECT LIFE COMMITTEE – Coordinates parish activities and outreach relating to the promotion of the sanctity of all human life.

SPIRIT OF PEACE CLINICAL COUNSELING – Catholic, Christian Counseling group dedicated to helping people restore hope, peace, and balance in their lives.

GABRIEL CATHOLIC RADIO AM820 – Local Catholic radio station that airs talks on Catholic teaching from central Ohio and the United States. Reaches most of the state of Ohio.

SAINT PAUL’S OUTREACH – Builds Catholic communities that awaken faith on campus and form lifelong disciples.

PIO of PIETRELCINA SECULAR FRANCISCANS – Community of lay Catholic men and women in central Ohio who profess to live the Gospel after the Rule of St. Francis in their secular state.

VINCENT de PAUL – Supports & coordinates the work of all the conferences of the St. Vincent de Paul in the Diocese of Columbus www.vincentianvoice.org

TREE OF JESSE – Catholic Icons & wood art by seminarian Deacon Dan Swartz.

TURBAN PROJECT – Organization that provides free turbans, do-rags, knit hats, beanies and scarves to patients who’ve lost their hair from chemotherapy and radiation treatments. All materials blessed by a priest.

WOMEN’S CARE CENTER – A Catholic pregnancy center providing 24/7 hotline services; free pregnancy tests, ultrasounds, tangible assistance including clothing and baby items for mom and baby; access to local family resources; mentoring, ongoing education and information about pregnancy, adoption, and newborn care.

WRIST ROSARIES – Rosaries worn as bracelets as a reminder to pray the most holy Rosary.

WORLDWIDE MARRIAGE ENCOUNTER – Largest pro-marriage organization in the world. Promotes weekend experiences for couples to learn techniques of loving communication.

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