THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH

THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH

 

SATURDAY, April 21,

Acts 6:1-7; Jn. 6:16-21

     1:30 p.m.  Quickert/Theil Wedding

Vigil Mass

     3:00 to 3:30p.m.        Confessions

     4:00 p.m.  John H. Reis

SUNDAY, April 22, Third Sunday of Easter

Acts 5:27-32, 40b-41; Rv. 5:11-14; Jn. 21:1-19

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

                            Coffee & Donuts

    11:30 a.m.      Dorothy Brunney

     7:00 p.m.  Bingo

MONDAY, April 23, George, martyr / Adalbert, bishop, martyr

Acts 6:8-15; Jn. 6:22-29

  7:50 a.m.  Morning Chapel

   12:00 noon Michael Wallace

                     Confessions immediately after Mass

     5:00 p.m.  Evening Prayer & Rosary

TUESDAY, April 24, Fidelis, priest, martyr

Acts 7:51-8:1; Jn. 6:3-35

   12:00 noon.   Andrezej & Katarnyze Lewkowicz

     5:00 p.m.  Evening Prayer & Rosary

     7:00 p.m.  Jordan Conference @ Church

WEDNESDAY, April 25, Mark, evangelist

1 Pt. 5:5b-14; Mk. 16:15-20

      8:30 a.m.      Hank Russell (All School Mass)

      12:00 noon     Mary Katherine  Mehler

     5:00 p.m.  Evening Prayer & Rosary

     6:30 p.m.  RCIA

THURSDAY, April 26,

Acts 8:26-40; Jn. 6:44-51

     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 27,

Acts 9:1-20; Jn. 6:52-59

  7:50 a.m.  Morning Chapel

      12:00 noon.     Helen Kurguz

     5:00 p.m.  Evening Prayer & Rosary

SATURDAY, April 28,

     1:00 p.m.  Schwabauer/Mears Wedding

Vigil Mass

     3:00 to 3:30p.m.        Confessions

     4:00 p.m.  Michael Wallace

SUNDAY, April 29, Fourth Sunday of Easter

Acts 13:14, 43-52; Rv. 7:9, 14b-17; Jn. 10:27-30

      9:00 a.m.      Ron Zeller (Hageman baptism)

                            Coffee & Donuts

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

     7:00 p.m.  Bingo

 

Pray for our men and women in uniform

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, Frank Carrick, Fred Courtney, Marie Ebelberger, Sondra Fisher-Goodwin, Julie Graham-Price, Judy Hall, Henrietta Koch, Mary Ann Koch,  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 22, 29; Bi-weekly: April 22; Monthly April 1 or 15.

Attention All Young Adults: Mark your calendars for Tuesday May 8, 2007 from 7:30-9:00pm.  Young adults from across the diocese are meeting here at St. Mary’s rectory for a social, and a presentation by Father Thomas on “Being Catholic in the Workplace” with discussion and conversation after.  This is a great way to meet other young adults in our parish and diocese and a great way to learn more about our faith.  For more information and to RSVP contact Jason Shanks at jasonshanks@stmarygv.com or call 445-9668.

High School Students you and our 7th and 8th graders are invited to two upcoming gatherings: On Sunday at 7:00 p.m. April 22nd in the Atrium the youth group will meet for quesadilla night and a presentation: “Get Real: BEING REAL in our relationship with God and others. Call 445-9668 to make reservations for an overnight retreat April 28th and 29th at St. Peter and Paul Retreat Center in Newark.

4-S Club Ladies Auxiliary Dinner Sunday, April 29, 12 noon to 3:00 p.m. 281 E. Whittier St. Homemade baked lasagna, tossed salad, garlic bread, ice cream for dessert. $7.00 per person, carry-out available, 443-0524. All are invited!

NO CONFESSIONS…will be heard on May 5th or May 26th.



LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES April 28-29

                  DATE          ALTAR SERVER                   LECTOR                       EXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS                  

4:00 PM      April 28      K.Lawler,                              M.Keebaugh,                 D.Alexander, C.McKernan,                          

                                    S. & T. Lawler                       M.Keebaugh                  M.McKernan, E.McKernan                          

9:00 AM      April 29      A.Minner, R.Vogt,                  R.Helon,                        S.Martt, F.Melton, A.Metoyer,

                                    M.Badurina                           M.Kelly                          P.Mortimer, S.Naegele, C.Reis                    

11:30 AM    April 29      N.Mattox, T.Zervas,        T.Jeffrey,                       D.Martello, M.Lovett, S.Perry,

                                    K.Dawson                             S.Jeffrey                       S.Thompson, D. & A. VanHorn                    

Coffee & Donuts April 29th – K.Haytas, P.Mortimer                           



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.

·       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 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.

St. Mary Library invites all parishioners to participate in our 14th annual Family Cake Decorating Contest, Thursday, April 26th as part of our Right to Read Week celebration. Our theme this year is based on the 1960’s: “Reading Power!” Families may bake and decorate a cake based on a book or a reading theme. Lots of prizes! Parishioners are also invited to view or purchase cakes on display during the school day, 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.

Family Reading Festival Friday, April 27, 6 – 8 p.m. in the school gym for preschoolers to 3rd grade. All are welcome. Call the school library for more details at 443-2532.

      

Please remember to honor your bingo commitment!

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

 

OFFERTORY: OFFERTORY: 4/15-16  envelopes    $5,033.00

                                                          loose change      1,693.00

                                                                  16 ECO         545.00

                                                                      Total     $7,271.00

Holy Land                           $27.00

Catholic Times                   $53.00

 

Bingo deposit April 15th   $2,255.00

Thank you to those who worked Bingo April 15th: Dick Hilsheimer, Leo Thurn, Jim & Kathy Morbitzer, Suzanne Martello, John LaMotte, Tim Hall, Debbie DuVall, Karen Durano. Kitchen: Dawn Deaterla, Anna Collins. Food Donors: Chris Davis.

 

RAFFLE:  two tickets for the Gala (value: $200) will be raffled and the winning name will be pulled at the Family Reading Festival on April 27. (Winner need not be present to win).  Raffle tickets: $1.00 per chance; 6 chances for $5.00. Tickets sold through the school office or after Masses weekend of April 21/22.

With Praise and Thanksgiving to Almighty God

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Columbus

Will Ordain

Adam Andrew Streitenberger

And

Joseph Thomas Yokum

To the Sacred Priesthood of our Lord Jesus Christ

Through the imposition of hands

And the invocation of the Holy spirit

By His Excellency

The Most Reverend Frederick F. Campbell, D.D., Ph.D., 

Bishop of Columbus

- Rite of Ordination –

Saturday, May 26, 2007, 10:00 a.m.

St. Joseph Cathedral

212 E. Broad St., Columbus, Ohio

 

Annual Senior Citizen’s Day with the Bishop! Please join us for the 30th annual diocesan Senior Citizen’s Day Celebration with the bishop on Tuesday, May 8th at St. Catherine Catholic church, 500 S. Gould Rd. The day begins with Mass at 10:30am, followed by lunch and entertainment. To register call the diocesan Office for Social Concerns at 241-2540 by May 1. Cost is $10.00.

Pregnancy Decision Health Centers’ Walk & Run for Life is on May 12th.  Plan now to get involved and help support the center’s 24-Hr. Hotline and six offices in central Ohio.  You can help in one of three ways: 1) by walking and getting people to sponsor you, 2) making a donation to PDHC, or 3) offering to sponsor someone else.  To register to walk or run, call PDHC at 888-8774 or go to www.pdhc.org

GALA AUCTION ITEM: How would you like a reserved parking space for the festival?  Come to the Gala to bid on a spot for one night or two.

ST. MARY’S ALUMNI…please use the form below to reserve a place at the informal dinner May 19th in the gym after the 4:00 mass.

Name            _________________________

GALA CHILD CARE MAY 20:  The parish will provide free child care in its pre-school building for parishioners, and school families 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

_____________________ or                                 

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