THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH

THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH

 

He is Risen!

 

SATURDAY, April 7, Easter Vigil: Service of Light, Liturgy of the Word, Baptism, and Eucharist

Gn. 1:1:1-2:2; Ex. 14:15-15:1; Is. 55:1-11; Lk. 24:1-12

     9:00 p.m.  Hank Russell

SUNDAY, April 8, Easter Sunday: Resurrection of the Lord

Lk. 19:28-40; Is. 50:4-7; Phil. 2:6-11; Lk. 22:14-23:56

      9:00 a.m.      St. Mary Parishioners Living & Deceased

    11:30 a.m.      Kulzer/Wind Families

                     NO Bingo

MONDAY, April 9,

Is. 42:1-7; Jn. 12:1-11

NO SCHOOL THIS WEEK

   12:00 noon Hilda Kulzer

     5:00 p.m.  Evening Prayer & Rosary

TUESDAY, April 10,

Acts 2:36-41; Jn. 20:11-18

   12:00 noon.   Mr. & Mrs. Martin B. Russell

     5:00 p.m.  Evening Prayer & Rosary

WEDNESDAY, April 11,

Acts 3:1-10; Lk. 24:13-35

      12:00 noon.    Andrezej & Katarnyze Lewkowicz

     5:00 p.m.  Evening Prayer & Rosary

THURSDAY, April 12,

Acts 3:11-26; Lk. 24:35-48

     5:00 p.m.  Evening Prayer & Rosary

     6:00 p.m.   Adoration at Corpus Christi

     6:30 p.m.  Mass at Corpus Christi

FRIDAY, April 13,

Acts 4:1-12; Jn. 21:1-14

      12:00 noon.     Helen Kurguz

     5:00 p.m.  Evening Prayer & Rosary

SATURDAY, April 14,

Acts 4:13-21; Mk. 16:9-15

     12 noon     Memorial Mass for Lee Suedkamp

Vigil Mass

     4:00 p.m.  Mark Michael

SUNDAY, April 15, Second Sunday of Easter Sunday: Divine Mercy Sunday

Acts 5:12-16; Rv. 1:9-11a, 12-13, 17-19; Jn. 20:19-31

      9:00 a.m.      St. Francis Xavier Society

                            Coffee & Donuts

    11:30 a.m.      St. Mary Parishioners Living & Deceased

                     (Baptisms Gearheart & Gilleran)

     7:00 p.m.  Bingo

 

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: Evelyn Spiert, Carrie Heigel

At Home: Charlie Campbell, Josephine Calabro, Fred Courtney, Marie Ebelberger, Sondra Fisher-Goodwin, Judy Hall, Henrietta Koch, Mary Ann Koch, Marie McGrath, Rita Redwood, Sophia Grace, Anna Czernik, Tim McManus, Mary Ann Prager, Larry Schwartz.

 

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 (Electronic 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; April 8, 15, 22, 29; Bi-weekly: April 8, 22; Monthly April 1 or 15; Easter Contribution April 8.

Young-at-Heart Lenten Project: Collecting toilet tissue and soap products for St. Francis Center, McArthur, Ohio. Items may be left in the main entrance of church. Arrangement for donations of larger items (clothing, household items, etc.) may be made by calling 443-6154 or 443-1032.

Volunteers to serve coffee & donuts between the 9:00 and 11:30 a.m. Masses are needed. Call Marge Smigelski at 871-8142 if you are available.

FYI: No Bingo on Easter Sunday!!

Daily Mass Schedule: Please note some minor changes in the schedule of daily Masses for the next two weeks. The noon Mass time rather than the 8:30 a.m. time will be more standard. The next school Mass will be on April 18th.

 

A Blessed Easter to you and your family!     The parish staff

 



LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES April 14-15

                  DATE          ALTAR SERVER                   LECTOR                       EXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS                  

4:00 PM      April 14      J.LaMotte, J.Engle                 C.Skinner,                     D.Smeltzer, S.Holleran,                       

                                    A.Price                                 A.Graf                           J.Sauer, C.Rees                                         

9:00 AM      April 15      F. & C. Collins,                      M.K.Oris,                      J.Auer, C.Badurina, P.Kenneh,

                                    M.Badurina                           J.Kenneh                       E.DiSabato, M.Gerlach, B.Hilsheimer          

11:30 AM    April 15      K.Dawson, M.Kise,               T.Martello,                     S.Perry, S.Brown, D.VanHorn,      

                                    W.Martello                            P.Dineen                       L.Duren, M.Lovett, S.Jeffrey                         

Coffee & Donuts April 15th – Knights of Columbus                            Pray for our men and women in uniform



Listening Session: Father Thomas would like to hear from any and all parishioners about their ideas for parish life here, about their concerns, or their questions and suggestions. He has been meeting with various committees and boards, but has not yet had a chance to hear from a broader audience. He will meet in church with those who wish to remain after the 4:00 p.m. Mass April 14th. He will meet in the gym at 10:00 a.m. on Sunday the 15th. Members of boards and committees are especially encouraged to attend so that they too can hear others’ input.

BINGO TO CONTINUE? Last fiscal year, our bingo games netted $50,000 to the parish and school. However, we are reaching a crew crisis.  More volunteers are needed to make a once per month commitment of a few hours.  Call 445 9668 to volunteer.

St. Mary School Community Walk for Diabetes: Please join us in our walk thru Schiller Park and the German Village community. We would like for any of our parents, Grandparents, and parishioners to join us in an effort to raise awareness for Diabetes and the importance of staying fit. We will be meeting one of the goals for our wellness Policy.

       When:    Friday, April 20th

       Where: Begin and end at St. Mary School

       Time:     1:15 to 2:30 p.m.

       Rain Date:  Friday, April 27th

 
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Come join us for

the Feast of Mercy Sunday

April 15, 2007.

Where:

St Mary’s

at 684 S. Third Street

 

Our celebration:

11:30 a.m. The Holy Sacrifice of the Mass

12:30 p.m. Exposition of The Blessed Sacrament

1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Confessions will be heard

2:30 p.m. The Holy Rosary

3:00 p.m. Chaplet of Divine Mercy

3:30 p.m. Vespers

4:00 p.m. Benediction

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GALA CHILD CARE MAY 20:  The parish will provide free child care in its pre-school building for parishioners who will be attending the Gala.  We are sorry that we cannot offer this service to the general public.  To register your children for the child care, fill out the form below and return it before May 10th.

Full Name of Each Child and Age

__________________________

__________________________

Emergency Phone Number

_____________________ 

St. Mary School Notes…

·       Registration for the 2007-08 school year - grades PK through 8 is underway. If you would like an application or more information about St. Mary School please call the school office at 444-8994.

·       EdChoice Education Scholarship: Do you or someone you know have a child currently attending a school in the Columbus Public School system? Many of the district's schools are currently on the state's emergency watch list and thus students attending those schools are eligible to apply for an EdChoice Education Scholarship. Incoming kindergarteners are also eligible if their designated school is on the list. If received, an EdChoice Scholarship would provide up to $4,250 to attend Saint Mary Elementary School or $5,000 to attend any of the Catholic high schools in Columbus. The deadline for application is April 20th. If you would like more information regarding eligibility or the process on how to apply, please contact Brian Collins at 374-5894.

·       St. Mary Home & School Association will once again be holding its annual Spring Flower Sale. Order forms are available in the back of church; all orders due in by Thursday, April 26. Flowers will be delivered on Thursday, May 10.

·       St. Mary’s will host “Bully-Proofing Youth – Parent Edition Monday, April 16th from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. in the school gym. Parents will learn what dynamics create bully and victim behaviors and how to help their children not become or remain a member of either group. The focus will be on practical things parents can do at home to support their children, including the technique of role playing exercises with kids, the goal being able to stop the cycle. Presenter: Jim Bisenius.

·       St Mary School Advisory Board (SAB) has one opening for a 3 year term that starts this May.  SAB meets monthly during the school year with Sr Regina and Fr Thomas and acts in an advisory capacity.  Active parishioners who are interested in the school should email or call president Ruth Mullowney-Agra for more details or to nominate themselves call 445- 6814 or (chuckandchuck@wowway.com. Parish wide elections will be held during Masses the weekend on April 28th and 29th.

Please remember to honor your bingo commitment!

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

 

OFFERTORY: Due to an early bulletin deadline the April 1st collection will be reported next week.

Bingo April 1st Deposit $2,640.00

Thank you to those who worked Bingo April 1st: Dick Hilsheimer, Leo Thurn, Jim & Kathy Morbitzer, Theresa Ellen, Camy Pond, Sharyn Perry, Jim Moore, Rich Ruiz. Kitchen: Traci Muzic, Joan Wissinger, John Kenneh. Food Donors: Kelly Thornton.

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