THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH
SATURDAY, MAY 24,
Jas. 5: 13-20, Mk. 10: 13-16
Niklas/Zabonik wedding @ St. Leo
SUNDAY, MAY 25, Most Holy Body & Blood of Christ
Dt. 8: 2-3 – 14b -16a, 1Cor. -17, Jn. -58
Gene & Helen Houy
Coffee and Doughnuts
St. Mary Parishioners
Evening Prayer & Rosary
TUESDAY, May 27,
THURSDAY, May 29,
FRIDAY, May 30, MOST SACRED HEART OF JESUS
Evening Prayer & Rosary
SATURDAY, May 31, VISITATION of the BLESSED VIRGIN
Zep. -18 or
Moehrman/Hannahs wedding @ St. Leo
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
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.”?
CHOIR NEWS: The choir will be on recess until
EXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS NEEDED
Please consider sharing in this ministry. The need is greatest for Sat. at and Sunday at . Please see Roger Minner or call the parish office at 445-9668 for more information.
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.
MEMORIAL DAY MASS AND MAY CROWNING
The Mass on May 26th will honor those our nation remembers on Memorial Day. After the Mass, a May Crowning service will be led by Father Thomas.
LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES for May 31 & June 1 (1st Sunday of the Month)
DATE ALTAR SERVER LECTOR EXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS
31 J. Lamotte, J. Engle, C. Skinner D. Smeltzer,
T. Engle A. Graf M. Campbell, E. Holleran
9:00 AM June 1 F. & C. Collins, A. Ruefle J. Auer, C. Badurina, E. Disabato, M. Gerlach
J. Cooper B. Collins J. Hadden, M. Disabato, B. Jones, A. Breitfeller
June 1 Z. Johnson, M. Lovett T. Martello A. VanHorn, S. Brown, D. VanHorn,
Martello P. Dineen L.
COFFEE & DOUGHNUTS: June 1 Kathleen Haytas Pray for our men and women in uniform
Items needed for the
Heimat Haus, 4555
Contact your class representative or Heimat Haus @ 875-6005. Cost is $15.00 per person due by June 1.
On October 13, 14 and 15, St. Mary’s will enjoy an evening parish retreat, also known as a Parish Mission. Father John Collins of the Paulist Fathers will speak each evening on the theme of events in our lives in which we experience God. Father Thomas says Father Collins is the best mission preacher he has ever heard, and he asks that all organizations, committees and clubs clear those dates so that their members are able to come to the mission talks.
JULY PLANNING SESSIONS
July 13, 20 and 27, at all interested parishioners are invited to participate in a parish self
study authored by the diocese. We will take the results of our study to a
meeting with our fellow deanery parishes (St. Mary Groveport, St. Ladislas,
At on May 25th, there will be exposition of the Blessed Sacrament until . Exposition will close at with Benediction. There are three First Masses of the newly ordained priests on that day. Please remember the new priests in your prayers, and pray for all the travelers coming and going to their celebrations.
HAVE WE HEARD FROM YOU YET?
Our campaign in behalf of tuition assistance and the restoration of our historic buildings has surpassed $158,000 in pledges toward our goal of $450,000 over three years. Any pledges now will be returned 100% to meet our two main goals here. Pledge cards are in the pews and can be filled out and deposited in the collection or in the box at the main door of church.
CATHOLIC CEMETERIES NEWS
Also, Mass will be
celebrated at at
CONGRATULATIONS AND THANK YOU
Janet Dawson has become the new president of our School Advisory Board; Jennifer Smallwood has become vice president; and Tina Nierman secretary. Thanks to them and to all who serve on the board. Thanks too to Tom Martello and Brian Collins, the outgoing officers, and Julie Graham-Price, an outgoing member.
The recent School Advisory Board elections were so dramatically close that Father Thomas asked board members to let him use a little pastor prerogative to seat all three nominees. The board agreed and we welcome Jennifer Hadden, Erin Howell, and Nicole Robinson to the board.
FINAL SCHOOL MASSES
All are welcome at the final masses of the school year on TUESDAY, MAY 27TH, AND TUESDAY, JUNE 3RD. Both masses are at The June 3rd mass is the baccalaureate mass.
CATHOLIC HOME MISSIONS APPEAL
The 2008 Catholic Home
Missions Appeal is scheduled for the weekend of May 31 and