THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH
SATURDAY, August 5, Vigil Mass
”Protecting God’s Children”
Joe Testa, Jr.
MONDAY, August 7, Cajetan, priest; Sixtus !! and
Jer. 28: 1-17; Mt. 14:13-21 companions, martyrs
Evening Prayer & Rosary
Young at Heart
SATURDAY, August 12, Vigil Mass
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: August: weekly 7th, 14th, 21st, & 28th; bi-weekly 14th & 28th; Monthly 1st or 15th.
The Wednesday night Bible Study Group with John Clabeaux will meet at on
the second floor of the
The Tuesday Night Bible Study with Jason Shanks will resume August
8th at on the second floor of the
Are you interested in learning about the Catholic faith? Have you been away from the Church for awhile? Were you baptized, but never confirmed? Then the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) is for you. Our first meeting will be on August 30th at on the rectory back patio. We will begin with a cookout followed by a tour of the Church and grounds, and a overview of the program. If you know of someone who might be interested in a program, consider inviting and bringing them to the cookout.
Marriage Info Night will be moved in August to Tuesday, August 22nd. This is due to the Parish Feast day Mass and procession that is August 15th, the third Tuesday in August.
LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES August 12/13
ALTAR SERVER LECTOR EXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS SACRISTAN
4:00 PM J.LaMotte, J.LaMotte, M.J.Lachaw, E.Holleran, R & C. Peruzzi L.Mitchell D.Smeltzer, D.Mitchell A.Walker
9:00 AM C.Collins, F.Collins , R.Helon S.Martt, F.Melton, A.Metoyer, R.Vogt, M.Kelly P.Mortimer, S.Naegele, C.Reis B.Contosta
11:30 AM N.Mattox, T.Zervas, T.Jeffrey, L.Lovett, S.Perry, Volunteer Z.Johnson S.Jeffrey D. & D. Bosner, J.Sauer S.Foster
Coffee & Donuts 8/13: O & E. Aideyman.
Saint Lawrence was one of seven deacons who were in charge of
giving help to the poor and the needy. When a persecution broke out, Pope St.
Sixtus was condemned to death. As he was led to execution,
The Prefect of Rome, a
greedy pagan, thought the Church had a great fortune hidden away. So he ordered
In great anger, the
Healing After Abortion. Is God calling you to take this journey with Him? We invite you to join us at Bethesda
Healing Ministry on August 28th at as we return from a brief summer
break. Regular support group meetings will resume on the 2nd and 4th Monday of
each month. We welcome you with open arms to our home at
Not sure if you are registered at St. Mary’s? You may not be if:
· You have moved away from your parental home.
· You grew up here but are newly married and starting your own family.
· You are living with your parents but are over 23 years of age.
· You are not receiving contribution envelopes.
To register simply fill out a registration form. Forms can be found on the table at the main entrance of church.
81st Annual Saint Mary’s Parish 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.
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.
Choir practice for our annual Homecoming Mass
Saturday, August 12, at will be
Volunteers are needed for the Homecoming Festival! Please call John LaMotte at 469-0899 to volunteer.
Baked Goods are needed for the Homecoming Festival. If you can bake a cake or something sweet please call Catherine Goodall 443-6154.
Save yourself a tow!! The city cleans the West side of
· 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 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.