THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH

THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH

SATURDAY, June 24, Vigil Mass

     4:00 p.m.  Mary Jo McCarthy

     6:30 p.m.  Webb/Schubel Wedding

SUNDAY, June 25, Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Job 38:1, 8-11; 2 Cor. 5:14-17; Mk. 4:35-41

      9:00 a.m.      Dorothy Brunney

                            Coffee & Donuts

   11:30 a.m.  St. Mary Parishioners

     7:00 p.m.  Bingo

MONDAY, June 26,

2 Kgs. 17:5-8, 13-15a, 18; Mt. 7:1-5

   12:00 p.m.  Joe Testa, Jr

     5:00 p.m.  Evening Prayer & Rosary

TUESDAY, June 27, Cyril of Alexandria, bishop, doctor

2 Kgs. 19:9b-11, 14-21, 31-35a, 36; Mt. 7:6, 12-14

     8:30 a.m. John & Barb Henterly 63rd Anniversary (Summer Camp)

     5:00 p.m.  Evening Prayer & Rosary

WEDNESDAY, June 28, Irenaeus, bishop, martyr

2 Kgs. 22:8-13, 23:1-3; Mt. 7:15-20

     8:30 a.m. Nova King

     5:00 p.m.  Evening Prayer & Rosary

     7:00 p.m.  Bible Study – Clabeaux

THURSDAY, June 29, Peter & Paul, apostles

Acts 12:1-11; 2 Tm. 4:6-8, 17-18; Mt. 16:13-19

     5:00 p.m.  Evening Prayer & Rosary

     6:00 p.m.   Adoration at Corpus Christi

     6:30 p.m.   Mass at Corpus Christi

FRIDAY, June 30, First Martyrs of the Roman Church

2 Kgs. 25:1-12; Mt. 8:1-4

    12:00 p.m. Living & Deceased of the

                     Ruppersburg/Felder Families

     5:00 p.m.  Evening Prayer & Rosary

SATURDAY, July 1, Vigil Mass

     4:00 p.m.  St. Mary Parishioners

SUNDAY, July 2, Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Wis. 1:13-15, 2:23-24; 2 Cor. 8:7-9, 13-15; Mk. 5:21-43

      9:00 a.m.      John & Hilda Kulzer

                            Coffee & Donuts

   11:30 a.m.  Helen Kurguz (Auch Baptism)

     7:00 p.m.  Bingo

Pray for Vocations!!

 

Please welcome Msgr. Thomas Bender who will fill in for Father Hammond June 21-27 and Father Ralph Huntzinger who will fill in June 28th & 30th.

Please remember in your prayers all those who are sick or suffering, especially those homebound or in nursing homes.

Refresh them Lord, with your healing grace.

Nursing Home: John Heider, Tim McManus, Evelyn Spiert.

At Home: Charlie Campbell, Diane Carrick, Frankie Carrick, Roberta Cataline, Josephine Calabro, Fred Courtney, Marie Ebelberger, Sondra Fisher-Goodwin, Judy Hall, Henrietta Koch, Mary Ann Koch, Marie McGrath, Rita Redwood, Millie Veit.

If you are admitted to a hospital St. Mary’s may not be notified. Please give us a call if you would like a visit. Due to privacy issues no one will be listed in the bulletin sick list unless the person themselves or an immediate family member requests it.

ECO (Electric Contributions Option) Program is always open for new sign-ups. See the information at the rear of church or call the parish office. ECO –schedule: June: weekly 26th

The Wednesday night Bible Study Group with John Clabeaux will meet at 7 PM on the second floor of the Burkley Center.

Jordan Conference – The next Jordan Conference (Baptism preparation) is July 25, 2006 at 7 PM.

Saint Mary Parish 81st Annual Homecoming Festival is Friday & Saturday, August 11th & 12th.

Father Hammond’s last mass here will be July 10th at 6:30 p.m. followed by a potluck reception in the school gym. Please bring a side dish, salad, or dessert to share. The Knights will provide hamburgers & hot dogs. July 5th 7:00 p.m. Choir practice for Father’s last Mass.

Diocesan Family Relief Fund News:  The Office for Social Concerns is receiving calls from individuals, groups, and companies that have collected school supplies, cleaning supplies, and other material items that need to be taken south to the gulf area.  If you, your family, or a group you know of are traveling south to help with the rebuilding after Katrina and you are willing to take a few extra boxes (or haul a small trailer), please contact Erin Cordle, Diocesan Family Relief Fund coordinator at 614-241-2540 or ecordle@colsdioc.org.  Likewise, if you have items that you have collected and want to send to the gulf area, please call.


LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES July 1-2

                                        ALTAR SERVER                   LECTOR                                 EXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS                        SACRISTAN

  4:00 PM   M.Hayes, J. Engle,                                  T. Nierman         D. & L. Mitchell, M.J.Latchaw, E. Holleran             E.Holleran

  9:00 AM   .F. & C. Collins, M.Badurina                  A.Ruefle                                 D. & M. Smigelski, R. & T. Thomas,

                                                                                       J.Vogt                                     F. & M. Wickham                                                         P.Smith

11:30 AM  T.Zervas, Z.Johnson, M.Kise                 S. Jeffrey,                                E.DiSabato, J.Sauer, S.Thompson,

                                                                                       T. Jeffrey                                 B.Faford, D.VanHorn, S.Brown                                A.Carpenter

Coffee & Donuts 7/2: D. & J. Tobin.



FROM THE PASTOR

Dear parishioners,

       First, I would like to thank everyone who participated in last Sunday’s Corpus Christi celebration and procession.  This gives a visible and public witness to our Catholic faith and our belief in the real presence of Jesus in the Eucharist. 

As Pope Benedict XVI said in his weekly Angelus address: "By carrying the Eucharist through the streets and squares, we wish to submerge the bread descended from heaven in the everyday of our lives; we want Jesus to walk where we walk; to live where we live."

       A special thank you to: the choir, altar servers, deacons, seminarians, Knights of Columbus, and the community of the Sisters of Reparation to the Most Sacred Heart. Thank you as well to Eleanor Noltemeyer, Chuck & Jean Bryan, and Holly & Greg Gaughan for allowing us to make a stop in their yards for Benediction.

Second, while I am on vacation I want to thank Msgr. Thomas Bender and Fr. Ralph Huntzinger for filling in for me.

Third, we had altar server training and now have several new servers trained, please be supportive of them as they fill their ministry at the table of the Lamb.

Finally, some of our school children will be attending one of the morning Masses each week. We have a Summer Camp her at St. Mary’s and it seems appropriate that they attend Mass at least once a week.

       As always, I pray for the Lord’s blessing to be with all of you and your families.

Sincerely in Christ,

Fr. Hammond

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DONATIONS FOR THE HOMECOMING SILENT AUCTION are needed – everything from tickets to trinkets, artworks to auto-works, season passes to services, food to football. If you know of an organization willing to donate, please contact the parish office at 445-9668. Sandra Thompson, Silent Auction chair.

Summer Time - It is that time of year again graduations, weddings, vacations. Often our parishioners are away from St. Mary’s during the Summer. Please remember that no matter where you may be there is a Catholic Church near you. Call 1-800-Mass Time (1-800-627-7846) or on the net www.Masstimes.org for nationwide Mass times and locations.

**Envelopes are available at the rear of the church for donations to Father Hammond’s good-bye gift. Please make checks payable to Knights of Columbus #5429. PS. Don’t tell Father Hammond.

St. Mary’s will host aProtecting God’s Children” session on Saturday, August 5th from 12 Noon to 3 PM in the atrium (Burkley Center). The safety of our children and young people is best assured when all adults have been trained and understand how to build a safe environment for children. To register go to www.virtus.org. No user id or password is needed to register for a session. Fingerprinting should be done at another time either at the Catholic Center 197 E. Gay St. or at one of the area high schools. Please call first to make arrangements.

St. Mary School News…

·       Registration applications for the 2006-07 school year are being accepted for grades PK – 8. Please call the school office 444-8994 for forms and more information.

·       School office closed June 30 to July 30.

·       School opens August 28, 2006!!

As the school year concludes, St. Mary School would like to thank our parishioners for their prayers and support all year long.  A special thank you to the following parishioners who continue to volunteer on a weekly basis all year long, though they have no children currently in the school: Mrs. Martha Goodwin (volunteering for over 30 years in the Library); Mrs. Wilma Weilbacker (Library)  Don and Rose Hodgson (Library),  Mrs. Gramlich (in the school cafeteria), and Mrs. Amanda Walker (Tuesday office help).  Many thanks, not only to these parishioners, but to all for your continual financial and spiritual support.

Anyone wishing to sponsor a child for the upcoming 2006-07 school year please contact Nancy Auer at 445-9668.

Please remember to honor your bingo commitment.

 “How do I make a return to the Lord for all he has done for me.”

OFFERTORY: 6/17-18                  envelopes            $4,558.50

                                                   loose change                844.00

 Of the 646 envelopes mailed 131 were used

     Less 5% ($270.13) charities

          Holy Father                        $ 2.00

          Catholic Home Missions    $ 5.00

          Catholic Times                  $84.00

                                  Budgeted Amount                     $7,230.00

                                  Deficit this week                      1,827.50

     BINGO June 18  ** Electricity off complete Bingo not held

    Bingo Deposit                                                       $3,149.00

      Bank                                                                          800.00

      Expenses                                                                  500.00

      Net                                                      $1,849.00

BAA to date      $68,782.00

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