remember in your prayers all those who are sick or suffering, especially those
homebound or in nursing homes.
them Lord, with your healing grace.
Nursing Home: Evelyn
At Home: Charlie
Campbell,Josephine Calabro, Frank Carrick, Fred Courtney, Anna Czernik, Marie
Ebelberger, Sondra Fisher-Goodwin, Julie Graham-Price, Judy Hall, Henrietta
Koch, Mary Ann Koch, Tim McManus, Al Moeller, Mary Ann Prager, Frank
Pulsinelli, Rita Redwood, 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.
Contributions Option) Program is always open for new sign-ups. See the
information at the rear of church or call the parish office. ECO
August 13, 20, 27; Bi-weekly:, August 20; Monthly August 1 or 15.
Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, August 15th is a
holy day of obligation. Masses will be celebrated here at and Following the Mass we will have a
procession around the block then celebrate our patroness with a dessert reception.
This will also be our thank you reception for all the workers and patrons of
our 82nd Annual Homecoming Festival!
Monday Confessions: There will be a two month suspension
of Monday confessions. They will resume on September 17 immediately after
the mass. There will be a reconciliation service Wednesday
evening, August 15th at The service will precede the
mass for the holy day – the Feast of the Assumption.
Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA)will start up with a cookout and
informational meeting on August 29th at on the back patio of the
rectory. If you are interested in learning more about the Catholic faith
then RCIA is for you. There is no commitment to becoming Catholic, just
come and learn about the faith and make decisions as you go. All St. Mary’s parishioners are encouraged to
begin praying for next year’s class and to invite those you know. You are
the greatest witness to the faith! For more information please contact
Jason Shanks at firstname.lastname@example.org.
LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULE – Third
Weekend – August 18-19
18J.LaMotte, J.LaMotte,D.Smeltzer, S.Holleran, E.Holleran,
R. & C. PeruzziT.NiermanJ. & J. Sauer, M.Campbell
19M.DuVall,R.Driscoll,F.Melton, A.Metoyer, M.A.Metnes,
R. & J.
VogtM.K.OrisS.Naegale, C.Reis, C.Redwood, (2
& Donuts August 19 – Knights of ColumbusPlease pray for our men and women in uniform.
Welcome St. Mary’s class of 1950!!!
High School Students and incoming 7th
and 8th graders of St. Mary– you are invited to a lock in at our school gym on
Saturday, August 18th. Religious activities, social activities, and
games and refreshments will be provided. is the starting time, but folks can
come later at a time determined by their parents. Departure for those staying
overnight will be after the Sunday morning Mass. Others can leave earlier if picked
up by parents between and on Saturday. Call Father Thomas to
request a registration form.
St. Gabriel Catholic Radio 1270 AM has moved its offices and studio to 1585 Bethel
Road, Suite 101-LL, Columbus, Ohio43220 to prepare for the planned
expansion of its broadcast signal from 500 watts to 10,000 watts! A major
fundraising campaign is underway to raise $2-million needed for the signal
expansion, which is targeted for May, 2008. Information on donating and
volunteering at St. Gabriel Catholic Radio is available on the website at www.stgabrielradio.com
or phone (614) 442-1270.
Frederick Campbell recently sent a letter to all pastors in the Columbus
Diocese encouraging them to allow St. Gabriel representatives to speak about
the expansion efforts during Mass. St. Gabriel Radio thanks all
pastors who have allowed them to schedule visits, and also thanks all Catholics
who have made donations to date through pledges or on-air sponsorship
Come to The Festival at St. Andrew, August 17
and 18. to . Rides, games, food, casino, white elephant
sale, and silent auction. Raffle for an iPOD and Wii. Cash raffle.
Conspiracy to play Friday; Dave Bott, Irish stepdancers and Arnett Howard
on Saturday. Berwick Lasagna dinner on Saturday. Fun for all ages! HUGE WHITE ELEPHANT SALE! St. Andrew Parish, Reed &
McCoy Rds.-Upper Arlington (Enter from Reed Road). Saturday, August 18 from to . Good, useable items. Bargains
galore. Info: www.standrewparish.cc or call 451-4290.
(www.HairTheater.net) and Bishop Hartley High
School Present “HAIR FOLLY-CLES AT OUR LADY OF PERPETUALLY GLORIOUS HAIRDOS
HIGH.” BishopHartleyHigh School, 1285 Zettler Rd., Columbus. Sunday, October 7 at ; Doors open at Tickets
are $20/person. For tickets, please contact Mrs. Kathy Arnold at 614-855-0241.
Advance tickets encouraged. Wear something on your head or the Little Sisters
of Funicello will pop a Kleenex and bobby pin on you. Catholic School Girl
attire encouraged! Matinee snacks included. Profits benefit the funding of a
Blessed Virgin Mary stained glass window for the school’s newly renovated
Volleyball Signups: We are starting to form girls and
boys volleyball teams for the upcoming school year. Any student entering grade
4 to 8 is eligible to play volleyball as long as they attend St.MarySchool or are members of St. Mary
Church.The cost to play is $50 or $58
if you need the mesh athletic short that goes with the jersey.Interested players need to email Mr. David
Oddi @ email@example.com with your
name and grade.Deadline for signups is
Friday, August 31. Finally, any high school student that wants to play CYO
volleyball, please email Mr. Oddi also.
·Registration: If you would like information about
St.MarySchool please call the school office at 444-8994.
·Classes resume Monday, August 27th
·If you have not yet received your
mailing with the student supply list please call the school office or stop by !
·Schultuete Presentation – St.MarySchool is continuing an old German
tradition! On Monday, August 27th at in the school gym, each first grade
student will be presented with a Schultuete, a 75 cm tall decorated cone filled
with sweets and supplies. The tradition celebrates the child’s first day of
formal schooling and is meant to “sweeten the beginning” of the long years of
schooling ahead. In addition to our school students, faculty and several local
dignitaries have been invited.
Remember: the newspaper recycling bin has
been removed for the festival. It will return soon, so please save your
recyclable paper products until the end of August!
Expanded Homestead exemption: Effective July
House bill 119 eliminates the income eligibility criteria there by making the
exemption available to all homeowners who: are at least 65 years old during
2007; and some other conditions. Please see the posting on the bulletin board;
or call 462-3240; or firstname.lastname@example.org
Please remember to honor
your bingo commitment!
“How do I make a return to the Lord for all he has done for me.”
Bingo deposit August 8 $2,432.40.00
Thank you to those who worked Bingo August 8th:
Dick Hilsheimer, Leo Thurn, Jim & Kathy Morbitzer, Cammy Pond, John
LaMotte, Colleen Ruiz, Jim Moore Kitchen:
Theresa Ellen, Joan Wissinger, John Kenneh. Bakers: Kelly Mullins-Thornton, Lee Brickle.