THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH
SATURDAY, September 2, Vigil Mass
(Donnelly & Ghering Baptisms)
MONDAY, September 4, Labor Day
1 Cor. 2:1-5; Lk. 4:16-30
Evening Prayer & Rosary
Joseph Testa, Jr.
SATURDAY, September 9, Vigil Mass
Tom & Becky Judge
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, 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: Weekly September 4, 11, 18, 25; bi-weekly 11, 25; Monthly 1st or 15th.
The Wednesday night Bible Study Group will continue meeting on Wednesday at 7 p.m. 2nd floor of the Burkley center.
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. If you know of someone who might be interested in the program, consider inviting and bringing them to the program.
From Father Thomas: I can continue hearing confessions from to on Tuesday during August. In September I need to change that time to Monday Thanks for your understanding. The new time will commence September 11th.
Offertory Gifts: Would your family like to carry up the gifts at offertory? Sign up sheets to do so are near the pictures of the Pope and Bishop.
Choir Practice: September 6th the choir will begin rehearsals beginning at New members are welcome for both & choirs.
LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES September 9-10
ALTAR SERVER LECTOR EXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS SACRISTAN
4:00 PM J.Engle, M.Keebaugh, D. & L. Mitchell J.LaMotte, A.Price T.Nierman K.Brown, M.Campbell A.Walker
9:00 AM A.Bartholomew R.Driscoll B.Hess, C.Goodall,
11:30 AM N.Mattox, M.Hicks , J.Kienle, P.Kienle, J.Lovett A.Starrett, T.Zervas S.Moraine K.Hall, M.A.Metnes, J.Tobin S.Foster
Coffee & Donuts 9/10: K.Haytas, P.Mortimer.
Anointing of the Sick: The sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick will take place after all the Masses on the weekends of September 9-10, 16-17, and 23-24. Persons who are ill are encouraged to be anointed at ONE of these occasions. The opportunity is repeated several times so that people do not have to wait in a long line. Father Thomas will talk about the sacrament beforehand. Of course, healthy adults and children should not come forward for this anointing, as Father will explain.
Our Parish Picnic Sunday, is September 10th
following the Mass. Following the picnic Father Thomas will take
St. Peter Claver was born at
In 1610, he landed at
Boarding the slave ships as they entered the harbor, he would hurry to the revolting inferno of the hold, and offer whatever poor refreshments he could afford; he would care for the sick and dying, and instruct the slaves through catechists before administering the Sacraments. Through his efforts three hundred thousand souls entered the Church. Furthermore, he did not lose sight of his converts when they left the ships, but followed them to the plantations to which they were sent, encouraged them to live as Christians, and prevailed on their masters to treat them humanely. He died in 1654.
Adapted from www.CatholicOnline.org
The Literacy Program for Hispanic students on the South
side is in great need of volunteers to teach once a week to individual adults.
The classes are held at St. Ladislas,
They’re Hungry! St. Mary’s Social
Concerns Committee is once again conducting the semi-annual food drive for our
neighbors in south
Golfers Needed – 4-S Club Golf Scramble for the benefit of
Catholic Order of Foresters is having a reverse raffle to benefit St. Mary’s School Tuition Assistance Fund on Sunday September 10, from at the 4-S Club winner receives $500.00. Tickets are $10.00 each. Everyone is welcome there will be food and games for the kids.
· Breakfast with a book this Wednesday at in the school gym!
· This past summer
the St. Mary’s Summer Camp program visited: The Cincinnati Reds, The Chiller,
Columbus Public Library, COSI, The Whistle Factory,
· 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.