THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH
SATURDAY, June 14,
1 Kgs. 19: 19-21, Mt. 5: 33-37
Evening Prayer & Rosary
TUESDAY, June 17,
THURSDAY, June 19,
FRIDAY, June 20,
Evening Prayer & Rosary
SATURDAY, June 21,
2 Chr. 24: 17-25, Mt. 6: 24-34
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 email@example.com 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 21-22 (4th Sunday of the Month)
DATE ALTAR SERVER LECTOR EXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS
June 21 Mariel Hayes Lori Mitchell John Lamotte, Johnny Lamotte, Don Alexander,
Juan Durano John Rees Rita Alexander, Matt Lovett,
9:00 AM June 22 Taylor Carter Mike Keebaugh Dave & Marge Smigelski, Ray & Terry Thomas
Charlie Collins Maureen Keebaugh Frank & Mary Wickham, Mike Gerlach, Stephanie Martt
June 22 Annie Minner, Pam Mortimer Angie Stoller, Tommy Zervas, Ann Anderson
Andy Price, Natasha Mattox Mary Kelly Sandra Thompson, Tyler Lawler
COFFEE & DOUGHNUTS: June 22 Luisa Schurtz & Julie Orzano Pray for our men and women in uniform
Attention all Young Adults (21 to 40)
We are in the planning phases to start a young adult group here at St. Mary’s. A core team is forming of three committees: socials, service, and theology/spirituality. If you are interested in being a part of any of these committees or if you are interested in helping get this important ministry off the ground please attend the planning meeting on Wed. June 25th, at 7:30pm, in the parish Speht Center (just next to the parking lot). All ideas welcome! For additional information please contact Jason Shanks at 445-9668.
THEOLOGY AND A PUB
Are you looking for a fun way to learn more about
your faith and meet other Catholic young adults this summer? Join us for
Theology and a Pub! This month's talk is "Do Green and Orange Have to
Clash?" - Kathy and Paul Harvey will share their experience of being
The talk will take place on Thursday, June 26 at the Columbus
Food and drink can be purchased from the menu.
For full details, visit www.theologyandapub.org.
FOURTH OF JULY EXPOSITION?
The first Friday of July is also a holiday this year. There will be a mass celebrated in thanksgiving for our freedoms. Also, there will be exposition of the Blessed Sacrament after mass until If folks would like exposition to be extended, please call Father Thomas at 445-9668 to indicate which hour you can be present. With so many family gatherings and people traveling, we need to be sure at least two people can be present during exposition.
YOUNG ADULT SUMMER KICK OFF
You’re invited to the Young Adult Summer Kick-off on Tuesday, June 24th at St. Joseph Cathedral. It will begin with mass at , followed by a BBQ and beer in the Undercroft where you can check out the many opportunities and events offered by the diocese. The cost for the BBQ is $7.00 (or $5.00 if you bring a non-perishable item that will benefit the Holy Family Soup Kitchen). For more information contact the Office of Youth & Young Adult Ministry at 614-241-2565.
A small statue and a display
of relics were recently taken from our church. The statue has not been
brought back, but the relics have been. They will be locked away until we
can mount them more securely. A security system is being installed in the
church to prevent future problems. We want to continue to leave the
church open for visits during the day. Many churches are locked all week,
and a security system might help us to avoid that here. This summer, the
parish offices will not be open to the general public since we have a day care
program in the Burkley building, but parishioners are always welcome to come in
– just call ahead, or use the speaker phone by the door on
Our three year Bells of St. Mary’s Legacy Campaign has brought in pledges $96,706.93 for 2008. The total pledged over three years in $233,186.99. Thanks to all who have responded so far. The contract for the tower repair has been sent to the diocese for review, and we are awaiting permission to proceed. If you want to make a pledge, please take a brochure from the back of church. The brochure contains a pledge card and a return envelope.
OUR ANNUAL VISIT FROM THE MISSIONS
At all the masses on the
weekend of June 21 and 22, Father Edwin Louder will make a special appeal on
behalf of our mission partner for this year – the
BISHOP READY ADVISORY BOARD
St. Mary’s is entitled to a second member on Bishop Ready’s High School Advisory Board. Interested persons are invited to call Father Thomas at 445 9668.
GOSPEL CHOIR COMING
On Sunday June 28th, our choir will be joined by some guests in town for a Gospel Choir program. We look forward to hearing from them at the mass.
HOLY FAMILY HOMECOMING
Holy Family Alumni
Association will hold its’ annual homecoming on June 22. An 11:00 a.m. alumni
mass will be held at Holy Family Church, 584 W. Broad St. followed by brunch in
the Jubilee Museum Auditorium at 57 So.