THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH

          THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH

SATURDAY, May 3,

1 Cor. 15: 1-8, Jn. 14: 6-14

  4:00 p.m.          Arnold & Rita Plageman 

                          First Communion

  6:00 p.m.               Champaigne/Dumas wedding     

SUNDAY, May 4, ASCENSION OF THE LORD

Acts 1: 1-11, Eph. 1: 17-23, Mt. 28: 16-20

  9:00 a.m.          Father Patterson 

                             Coffee and Doughnuts

     11:30 a.m.        Parishioners of St. Mary  

     7:00 p.m.          Bingo

MONDAY, May 5,                                                                                                                     

Acts 19: 1-8, Jn. 16: 29-33

     7:50 a.m.          Morning Chapel                                                                                               

                             NO NOON MASS

     5:00 p.m.          Evening Prayer & Rosary      

TUESDAY, May 6,

Acts 20: 17-27, Jn. 17: 1-11a

     12:00 noon         David Vatter 

     5:00 p.m.           Evening Prayer & Rosary

     6:00 p.m.           Choir Practice (11:30 Choir)

WEDNESDAY, May 7,

Acts 20: 28-38, Jn. 17: 11b-19

     9:45 a.m.           Parishioners of St. Mary Parish

    12:00 noon         Irene Daughton

     5:00 p.m.           Evening Prayer & Rosary

     6:00 p.m.           Bible study (Specht Center)

     7:00 p.m.           Choir Practice (9am Choir)

THURSDAY, May 8,

Acts 22: 30, 23: 6-11, Jn. 17: 20-26

  12:00 noon       Rosalyn Brake 

       5:00 p.m.        Evening Prayer & Rosary

       6:00 p.m.        Adoration at Corpus Christi

       6:30 p.m.        Mass at Corpus Christi

FRIDAY, May 9,

Acts 25: 13b-21, Jn. 21: 15-19

       7:50 a.m.        Morning Chapel

  12:00 noon       Virginia Baker

 5:00 p.m.         Evening Prayer & Rosary

SATURDAY, May 10,

Acts 28: 16-20, 30-31,Jn. 21: 20-25

     1:00 p.m.          Green/Black wedding

  4:00 p.m.          Lee Seudkamp

  6:00 p.m.          Starr/Wheeler wedding

SUNDAY, May 11, PENTECOST

Acts 2: 1-11, 1 Cor. 12: 3b-7, 12-13, Jn. 20: 19-23

  9:00 a.m.          Parishioners of St. Mary 

                             Coffee and Doughnuts

     11:30 a.m.        Cecelia Phillips 

      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, Donna Whitacre

At Home: Catherine Allen, Charlie Campbell, Josephine Calabro, Frank Carrick, Anna Czernik, Judy Hall,  Henrietta Koch, Mary Ann Koch, Mary Laubenthal, Tim McManus, Al Moeller, Mary Ann Prager, Frank Pulsinelli, Larry Schwartz, Tyler Zust, Rita Ann McCreary

If you are admitted to a hospital St. Mary’s may not be notified. Please ask a family member to call us.

    

DAILY MASS CHANGE REMINDER:  The noon 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 7:00 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 fatherthomas@stmarygv.com

 

CAN YOU HELP?

On Monday, May 5, we will be preparing a special mailing from 4:00 to 8:00 in the parish office building near the elevator.  Please stop in if you can volunteer some part of that time to stuff envelopes.

 

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 on Monday May 5th, 2008 at 7:00 p.m. at St. Peter Church, 6899 Smokey Row Road, Columbus, OH.

 

ST. MARY HIGH SCHOOL REUNION PICNIC

Where: Heimat Haus, 4555 Jackson Pike, Grove City

When: June 19, 2008 at 1:00 p.m.

Contact your class representative or Heimat Haus @ 875-6005.  Cost is $15.00 per person, due by

June 1.

 


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LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES for May 3-4   (2nd Sunday of the Month)

DATE                                  ALTAR SERVER                  LECTOR                    EXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS               

4:00 PM      May 10              A. Price, M. Hayes,               D. Smeltzer                D. & L. Mitchell, F. Melton, D. Alexander

                                           K. Lawler                         S. Hayes                     C. Rees                                                         

9:00 AM      May 11              M. Badurina, C. Collins     R. Helon           G. Bowman, C. Goodall, S. Thibaut, E. Hoffman,

                                           T. Carter                          J. Kenneh         P. Kenneh, C. McKernan, M. McKernan, E. McKernan 

11:30 AM    May 11              K. Dawson, S. Agra,         M. Hicks                    K. Hanson, P. Kienle, K. Hall,

                                           T. Zervas                         L.  Bonner                  T. Lawler, S. Perry, S. Thompson                      

Coffee & Donuts May 11: Knights of Columbus                                              Pray for our men and women in uniform


 

McARTHUR APPEAL

Items needed for the St. Francis Center are soap products, toilet tissue, household items, bedding, furniture, and summer clothing. Small items may be left in the rear of the church. For pick up of larger items contact Catherine at 443-6154. The trip to McArthur is scheduled for June 2, 2008.

 

CATHOLIC CEMETERIES

Offices at St. Joseph, Resurrection, and Holy Cross Cemeteries will be open on Sundays, May 4, 11, and 18 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Family Service Advisors will be available to assist families with pre-need arrangements and answer questions.

 

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 jasonshanks@stmarygv.com or 445-8668.  

 

31st annual senior citizen day on Tuesday, May 20, 2008 at St. Andrew Catholic Church, 1899 McCoy Road, Columbus. Bishop Campbell will celebrate Mass at 10:30 a.m. Lunch will be served following Mass. The cost is $10.00. Registration forms are available in the back of church, under the picture of the Pope.

 

THE BELLS OF ST. MARY’S BAA CAMPAIGN

This year, our Bishop’s Annual Appeal goal is $48,000.  Everything pledged above that amount is returned to St. Mary’s.  We are asking for a three year pledge to provide some tuition assistance to needy students in our school and to restore our historic parish structures.  Parishioners will say a few words after communion at the masses of May 17 and 18.  If you could not come to one of the information receptions, a packet will be mailed to you.

 

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 tfm2@sprynet.com.  The deadline for submissions is May 4, 2008.

 

 

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED:

Anyone that would like to volunteer to serve coffee and doughnuts between the 9:00 and 11:30 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.

 

 

 

 

ATTENTION ALL MARRIED COUPLES CELEBRATING THEIR 25th, 30th, 35th,40th

 45th, 50th, 55th, 60th ANNIVERSARY AND EVERY YEAR THEREAFTER

Jubilee of Anniversaries 2008 will be held on Sunday, June 22nd, 2008 at St. Peter Church, 6899 Smoky Row Road, Columbus, at 3:30 p.m. The occasion includes a Mass celebrated by Bishop Campbell and a reception in your honor.  You may call the Marriage & Family Life Office at 614-241-2560 or register online at www.FamilyLife.colsdioc.org

Reservations are required and must be received by Monday, June 9, 2008.

 

YOUNG ADULTS

Are you looking for a fun way to learn more about your Catholic faith and meet people who share it? Join us for Theology and a Pub at the Columbus Maennerchor, 966 So. High St., on Thursday, May 22nd.  Doors open at 6:00 p.m. and the discussion begins at 7:30 p.m. Admission is just $2.00, and food and drink are available for purchase. This month’s speaker is Mark Butler, director of Youth and Young Adult Ministry in the Diocese of Columbus. He will tell us the story of how we got to be the diocese we are today.

 

RITE OF ORDINATION

Saturday, May 24th, 2008, 10:00 a.m. at St. Joseph Cathedral, 212 E. Broad St., Columbus.

With Praise and Thanksgiving to Almighty God the Roman Catholic Diocese of Columbus requests the honor of your presence at the Ordination of Stanley (Stash) Lisska Daily, David Anthony Schalk, and Victor Ray Wesolowski to the Sacred Priesthood of our Lord Jesus Christ. 

 

EXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS NEEDED

Please consider sharing in this ministry. The need is greatest for the Saturday 4:00 Mass and the Sunday 11:30 Mass. Please contact Roger Minner at 444-1265 or Jason Shanks at 445-9668.

 

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: May 5,12,19,26

Bi-weekly: May 12, 26   Monthly May 1, 15.

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

 

OFFERTORY: April 26-27         Envelopes               $3,514.00

                                                    Loose Change       $1,311.00

                                        ECO deposits (4/14/08)     $   860.00          

                                                   Total                       $5,685.00

Catholic Times Sub.        $44.00

Eastern Europe               $  7.00

                                                                                                                 

 Bingo April 27, 2008                                                  $2,788.35 (Gross)

Come & Play Bingo!  If you are able to volunteer for Bingo please call

                                     Dick Hilsheimer at 449-1018.

Please remember to honor your bingo commitment!

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