THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH
SATURDAY, August 12, Vigil Mass
MONDAY, August 14, Maximillian Mary Kolbe, priest martyr
Ez. 1:2-5, 24-28c; Mt. 17:22-27
Evening Prayer & Rosary
Joe Testa, Jr.
SATURDAY, August 19, Vigil Mass
Living & Deceased of the Carone Family
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 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 meet 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 6:30pm 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 the 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.
From Father Thomas: I can continue hearing confessions from 12:30 to 1:30 on Tuesday during August. In September I need to change that time to Monday 12:30 to 1:00 p.m. Thanks for your understanding. The new time will commence September 11th.
LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES August 19-20
ALTAR SERVER LECTOR EXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS SACRISTAN
4:00 PM M.Hayes, D.Smeltzer, D. & L. Mitchel, S. & T. Lawler S.Hayes E.Hayes, K.Brown L.Mitchell
9:00 AM M.DuVall , J.Kenneh D. & M. Smigelski, R.& T. Thomas, A.Price, T.Carter M.K. Oris F. & M. Wickham F.Melton
11:30 AM M.Lovett, M.Kise, P.Mortimer, D.VanHorn, S.Brown, Volunteer A.Bartholomew R.Randolph B.Faford, J.Lovet, J.Tobin F.Melton
Coffee & Donuts 8/20: Knights of
Despite the early financial worries, Jane and her husband shared "one heart and one soul." They were devoted to each other and to their four children. Her husband Christopher was killed at an early age and Jane then founded the Visitation order for women who were rejected by other orders because of poor health or age.
Jane died in 1641, at sixty-nine years of age.
In Her Footsteps
We have been told the secret of happiness is finding: finding yourself, finding love, finding the right job. Jane believed the secret of happiness was in "losing," that we should "throw ourselves into God as a little drop of water into the sea, and lose ourselves indeed in the Ocean of the divine goodness." She advised a man who wrote to her about all the afflictions he suffered "to lose all these things in God. These words produced such an effect in the soul, that he wrote me that he was wholly astonished, and ravished with joy."
Today, when any thoughts or
worries come to mind, send them out into the
Prayer: Saint Jane, you forgave the man who killed your husband. Help me learn to forgive a particular person in my life who has caused me harm. You know how difficult it is to forgive. Help me to take the steps you took to welcome this person back into my life. Amen
Join us for the
Festival at St. Andrew, Reed & McCoy Roads August 18 and
19. to : rides, games, food, casino, white elephant
sale, and silent auction. Win OSU vs.
Dear St. Mary’s parish members and Fr. Ted,
Thank you for kindly donating to us all of the: wonderful school supplies, clothing, household items, personal care items, and furniture. The items could not have come at a better time. We appreciate all of your help. Thank you again. God Bless!
Peace & blessings,
Sister Linda Lewandowski, OSF & staff
Golfers Needed – 4-S Club Golf Scramble for the benefit of
Cum Christo : Renew your commitment to Christ by making a Cum Christo weekend. The Cum Christo ministry brings Christians together in an ecumenical environment to renew their relationship with Jesus Christ and to motivate them to grow as disciples of Jesus in their Churches, their everyday life and other places where God leads them. Applications are now being accepted for upcoming Men’s and Women’s Cum Christo weekends: Men’s weekend September 28- October 1, Women’s weekend October 26-29. For more information call Mike Chambers at 614-784-0405 or email Mike at email@example.com. Or visit www.cumchristo.org.
· Call Cindy Skinner at 444-8994 for information to register your child at St. Mary’s school.
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.