THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH
SATURDAY, July 15, Vigil Mass
Joe Testa, Jr.
MONDAY, July 17,
Is. -17; Mt. -11:1
Evening Prayer & Rosary
Living and Deceased of the Ruppersburg / Felder Families
SATURDAY, July 22, Vigil Mass
St. Mary Parishioners
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.
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: July: weekly 17th, 24th, & 31st; bi-weekly 17th & 31st; Monthly 1st or 15th.
The Wednesday night Bible Study Group with John Clabeaux will meet at on
the second floor of the
Jordan Conference – The next Jordan
Conference (Baptism preparation) is
Thank you: to all who helped with the Mass and reception for Father
Hammond last Monday. A special thank you to: the Knights of Columbus Council
5429 for “manning” the grills and for their help in moving Father Hammond to
Saint Mary Parish 81st Annual Homecoming Festival is Friday & Saturday, August 11th & 12th. Please drop your ticket stubs and check/cash in the collection basket or parish office. Additional tickets are available in the parish office.
FYI: I will be in school afternoons July 17th – 28th but I will be working in the parish office in the mornings. Thanks, Cindy Oddi
St. Vincent de Paul donations will be accepted after the Masses the weekend of July 29-30.
A new ministry schedule for July 29-30 and the month of August will be available at the back of church this weekend.
LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES July 22-23
ALTAR SERVER LECTOR EXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS SACRISTAN
S.Lawler, T.Lawler, J.LaMotte D. Smeltzer, S. Hayes D. & L. Mitchell, Subs needed E. Holleran
9:00 AM R.Ratliff, A.Price, A.Minner R. Helon S.Martt, F.Melton, A.Metoyer,
M.Kelly P.Mortimer, S.Naegele, C. Reis J.Carone
11:30 AM N.Mattox, M.Kise, A.Starett M.Hicks, S.Jefrey, B.Faford, J.Kienle,
S.Moraine P.Kienle, J.Lovett, S.Perry J.Carone
Coffee & Donuts 7/23: P.DeMaria, J.Lovett.
Thank you so much for the wonderful send-off you gave me on Monday night. It was really touching to see so many of you come to the Mass and reception. Thanks for your generous gifts and for the wonderful travel voucher you gave me - I'm sure I'll have a great vacation this year, thanks to you!
I am especially grateful for all of your care, prayers, and love. St. Mary's will always have a very special place in my heart. May God bless and be with all of you always!
Sincerely in Christ Jesus,
Fr. Mark Hammond
St. Mary’s will host a Protecting God’s Children session on Saturday, August 5th
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The Diocesan Summer Institute (sponsored by the Ministry Formation Office) Keynote Address by Reverend
Daniel Torson, CPPS, D.Min. :“An Evening with Henri Nouwen: Portrait of a
Wounded Healer”, Sunday, July 16, 2006 at 7:00 p.m. at the Pontificial
This year marks the tenth anniversary of the death of Fr. Henri Nouwen, one of the most significant spiritual writers of the twentieth century. His writings of over forty books convey his life-long quest for a deeper experience of God while living in the midst of our modern world. Come and share the experience of this holy man whose journey of longing, restlessness, and brokenness continues to offer hope and vision for the Christian life today.
Fr. Daniel Torson is a member of the Society of the Precious
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.
· 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.
· The Ohio Department of Education is opening the Voucher Ohio Choice Scholarships applications. From July 31 through August 2 we will accept applications for registration and voucher students at the school. Call Cindy Skinner after July 30th for more details at 444-8994.
· 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.