THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH
SATURDAY, May 31, VISITATION of the BLESSED VIRGIN
Zep. -18 or
Moehrman/Hannahs wedding @ St. Leo
Evening Prayer & Rosary
TUESDAY, June 3,
Baccalaureate Mass, Jesse Anderson
THURSDAY, June 5,
FRIDAY, June 6, FIRST FRIDAY
Evening Prayer & Rosary
SATURDAY, June 7,
2 Tm. 4: 1-8, Mk. 12: 38-44
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: June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Bi-weekly: June 9 & 23 Monthly June 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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 445-8668.
R.C.I.C.—Rite of Christian Initiation of Children will be started this fall. This program is for children who have not received the Sacraments of Baptism or First Communion. It is also for children who are not Catholic, but would like to be so. We are in need of one or two dedicated instructors. Please call Jason in the parish office for more information.
LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES for June 7-8 (2nd Sunday of the Month)
DATE ALTAR SERVER LECTOR EXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS
June 7 A. Price, M. Hayes, D. Smeltzer D. & L. Mitchell, F. Melton,
K. Lawler S. Hayes D. Alexander, C. Rees
9:00 AM June 8 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
T. Zervas, L. Bonner T. Lawler, S. Perry, S. Thompson
COFFEE & DOUGHNUTS: June 8 Cecilia & Michael Chambers Pray for our men and women in uniform
HAVE WE HEARD FROM YOU YET?
Our campaign on behalf of tuition assistance and the restoration of our historic buildings has surpassed $200,000 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.
Where: 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
On 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,
NOW!!! Our 4th Annual Saint Mary Gala & Auction will take place on
For more information on how to donate auction items, be a sponsor, volunteer on one of the committees, make a donation, sell scholarship raffle tickets, buy or sell a program ad, or simply help promote the event go to our Web site www.stmarygv.com or call 444-8994.
ST. MARY CLASS OF 2008
Parents, family and friends of St. Mary you are warmly invited to celebrate the graduating class of 2008 on June 3rd, 2008 as they conclude their years at St. Mary with a baccalaureate mass at 9:45 a.m. in the church, an Honors assembly at 1:15 p.m. in the school gymnasium, and graduation ceremonies at 7:00 p.m. in the church, with a reception in the gym immediately following.
To the graduating 8th graders we extend our best wishes and prayers as they go on to high school. May God’s blessings and peace be with each of you.
KINGS ISLAND OUTING
Students and current 7th and 8th graders are welcome to
join the youth group on an outing to
DIOCESAN FOOTBALL NEWS
The Western Knight football program is seeking a head coach for grades 4-5 and assistant coaches for grades 4-5 and 7-8 for the 2008 football season. Please contact Bob Thornton at 274-1495 or Rich Dulin at 275-3591 for additional information.