THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH
SATURDAY, July 12,
Is. 6: 1-8, Mt. 10: 24-33
Evening Prayer & Rosary
TUESDAY, July 15,
Luis A. Felicia
THURSDAY, July 17
FRIDAY, July 18,
Mary Jo McCarthy
Evening Prayer & Rosary
SATURDAY, July 19,
Mi. 2: 1-5, Mt. 12: 14-21
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: July 7, 14, 21, 28
Bi-weekly: July 14, 28 Monthly July 1 & 15.
“How do I make a return to the Lord for all he has done for me.”?
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 at 445-9668 for more information or if you are willing to serve as an instructor for this important ministry.
THE SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION…will be celebrated each Saturday from to except for August 2nd.
LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES for July 19-20 (3rd Sunday of the Month)
July 19 Johnny Lamotte John Lamotte Chris Hilles, Pat Morris, Lois Morris,
Vince Relli Tina Nierman Andrea Fannin, Jennifer Kleman,
July 20 Megan Murray Rick Driscoll Francis Melton, Maryann Metnes, Sheila Naegale, Cecilia Reis,
Katie Murray Mary K. Oris Mike Chambers, Carolyn Redwood, Bertha Hilsheimer, Angela Ruiz
20 Cory Hall Jimmy Vogt
Rebecca & Jillian Vogt Kathleen Haytas Mike Keebaugh, Maureen Keebaugh,
COFFEE & DOUGHNUTS: July 20 Knights of
THEOLOGY AND A PUB
The hottest young adult gathering in town is on the
move! Theology and a Pub is moving to Gresso's,
Doors open at 6 and the talk starts at , and admission is free! For more information, visit www.theologyandapub.org.
We need assistance with the
3rd Annual 4-S Golf Outing to make this another success for the Tuition
Assistance Fund of St. Mary's School for your children. Please come to our next
meeting, Tuesday, July 29 at the 4-S
Pledge now to feed the hungry. Don
Wisler, president of Catholic Social Services, is preparing to embark on a
420-mile Hunger Bike Trek across
CHANGE to WEDDING SCHEDULING
If you are a bride/groom looking to schedule a wedding here at St. Mary’s or St. Leo’s please attend one of our marriage information nights held on the third Monday of every month at 7p.m. in the Atrium of the Burkley Center (located by the parish offices). We will not be scheduling dates or answering questions regarding getting married over the phone. We want to meet you in person and make sure you have all the necessary information. The next marriage information night is Monday, July 21st.
HOMECOMING IS COMING!
Reserve August 8 and 9 to enjoy St. Mary’s annual homecoming festival. Watch for your raffle tickets in the mail. And please consider being a volunteer. Deal cards, help with Thursday set up, work at one of the booths, or just volunteer wherever you are most needed. Clip and return the form below so that we can start organizing shifts of volunteers. Just two or three hours of your time either night would be a huge help.
I can work on: Friday_______ Saturday ___________
Area of interest: _______________________________
Mass in the Polish language will be celebrated here at on July 20
Please remember that your car will be towed if you park between 8:00 and 10:00 in the morning on the west side of Third St. on a 2nd Tuesday of the month, or on the east side of Third St. on a 2nd Wednesday of the month.
This is due to the street cleaning schedule up through October.
BISHOP’S ANNUAL APPEAL STATEMENTS
The statements from the diocese regarding your payments to the BAA usually have a lag time. If you think an error has occurred, please call us at 445 9668 and we will try to answer your questions. Also, so many of you made a three year pledge, but be aware that the statements from the diocese represent only what the pledge is for each year of your pledge.
WHAT ARE YOUR IDEAS?
During coffee and doughnuts next Sunday, Father Thomas will meet with folks interested in discussing the future needs of the parish and the diocese.
This second meeting concerns
topics such as: preparing to meet the needs of God’s people here at
THE BELLS OF ST. MARY’S…
Legacy Campaign has entered stage two of our efforts: contacting our high school alumni around the country about the campaign and inviting them to participate. If you are an alumnus who is still a parishioner here, we apologize if you get a second mailing, as we are still refining our data base.
The bishop has given the go ahead on the bell and clock restoration, and final contracts are being drawn up to get the project started.
Bible Study just finished the Gospel of John. The St. Mary’s Beginner’s Bible study has finished all the gospels and the book of Acts the past 5 years! The Bible study will be on break until the fall. This fall we will be studying Paul’s letter to the Romans! We meet on Weds. from to Please consider joining the group in the fall.
YOUNG ADULT MINISTRY PLANNING… continues with our next leadership meeting scheduled
for July 30th at