THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH
SATURDAY, Aprill 26,
Acts 16: 1-10, Jn. 15: 18-21
SUNDAY, April 27,
Acts 8: 5-8, 14-17, 1 Pt. 3: 15-18, Jn. 14: 15-21
St. Mary Parishioners
Coffee and Doughnuts
Bells of St. Mary Reception - Specht
John E. Heinmiller
THURSDAY, May 1,
FRIDAY, May 2, FIRST FRIDAY
L & D Carone
Evening Prayer & Rosary
SATURDAY, May 3,
1 Cor. 15: 1-8, Jn. 14: 6-14
Arnold & Rita Plageman
SUNDAY, May 4, ASCENSION OF THE LORD
Acts 1: 1-11, Eph. 1: 17-23, Mt. 28: 16-20
Coffee and Doughnuts
Parishioners of St. Mary
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, Donna Whitacre
Home: Catherine Allen, Charlie Campbell, Josephine Calabro, Frank Carrick, Anna Czernik, Judy Hall, Henrietta Koch,
DAILY MASS CHANGE REMINDER: The mass will NOT be celebrated on May 5th. It will be moved to May 8th. This is due to diocesan events.
YOUTH GROUP NEWS: Plan to come with the Parish youth to a showing of the film “The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian.” The group will go to the showing on Sunday, May 18th. The group is open to St. Mary high school students and 7th and 8th graders in our school. Contact Father Thomas at 445-9668 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org to make a reservation.
FIRST HOLY COMMUNION
Our parish celebration of First Holy Communion will be on Saturday, May 3rd at the Mass. It will be more crowded than usual, of course, as grandparents and other visitors will be celebrating with us.
MASS OF COMFORT
Bethesda Healing Ministry invites all those who grieve the
death before birth of their child/children to a time of remembering and healing
The spring 2008 session is scheduled for Tuesday, April 29th at Please see Deacon Minner for additional information. This is a quarterly conference held for parents seeking to have a child baptized.
LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES for April 26-27 (1st Sunday of the Month)
DATE ALTAR SERVER LECTOR EXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS
3 J. Lamotte, J. Engle, C. Skinner D. Smeltzer,
T. Engle A. Graf M. Campbell, E. Holleran
9:00 AM May 4 F. & C. Collins, A. Rueffle J. Auer, C. Badurina, E. Disabato, A. Breitfeller
J. Cooper B. Colllins M. Gerlach, J. Hadden, M. Disabato, B. Jones
May 4 Z. Johnson, M. Lovett, T. Martello A. VanHorn, S. Brown, D. VanHorn,
Martello P. Dineen L.
Coffee & Donuts May 4: Dave & Marge Smilgelski Pray for our men and women in uniform
Items needed for the
Are you interested in learning more about the Catholic faith? The Rite of Christian Initiation (R.C.I.A) might be for you! If you are looking to become Catholic, be confirmed or need a refresher, then consider joining us starting in August. For more information and to sign up call or email Jason Shanks in the parish offices at email@example.com or 445-8668.
Liturgical Music is Like Praying Twice! Please consider joining one of our two choirs. No musical experience necessary! Contact Mark Plescia at 443-9156 for our choir or Amanda Walker at 444-1919 for our choir. We are always looking for more voices to enhance our worship. Consider giving your time and talent to this ministry.
LOOKING FOR YOUR BAA PLEDGE CARD?
Remember, our drive will start a little later this year so that folks can attend some information receptions about our two big goals: tuition assistance for the neediest of our school students, and restoration of our historic church tower.
SCHOOL BOARD ELECTIONS
The St. Mary School Advisory Board
is accepting nominations for two elected parishioner positions which expire
this June. The SAB meets once a month, and a term is three years. If you are
interested and would like to be on the ballot, please contact SAB President Tom
Martello at 279-9440, or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for submissions is
Anyone that would like to volunteer to serve coffee and doughnuts between the and Mass is asked to contact Marge Smigelski at 871-8142. It only requires a commitment of one Sunday every couple months but new help would really be appreciated.
HOME AND SCHOOL NEWS
St. Mary's Home and School is having their annual flower sale, forms are available in the back of church and orders are due by April 30th with payment to the school office. Flower pick up is Friday, May 9th from to on the front lawn of school. Extra flowers will be available for purchase.
PLAN FOR AN EXTRA PLANT
When laying out your vegetable garden this year, why not plant an extra plant or two whose produce can be given to the food pantry St. Mary’s supports? The Southside Community Ministries feeds the needy each Saturday with take home sacks of staple items. With your help, they can add some fresh produce to the sacks. Our parish operates the pantry on the second to last Saturday of each month. Contact Jeanne Sauer at 253-6815 for additional information or to volunteer.
PART TIME OPENING: The Diocese of Columbus is searching
for a qualified person to serve as the administrative secretary for the
Diocesan Council of Catholic Women (DCCW). Qualifications required: high school diploma
or equivalent, competent in the use of Microsoft Office. To apply, send a
resume, references, and cover letter to: Personnel Services, Diocese of
YOUTH GROUP UPDATE
youth group meeting is scheduled for tonight
(Sunday, 4/27) at in the
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 28; May 5,12,19,26
Bi-weekly: April 28; May 12, 26 Monthly May 1, 15.
Please remember to honor your bingo commitment!