THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH
SATURDAY, July 19,
Mi. 2: 1-5, Mt. 12: 14-21
Evening Prayer & Rosary
TUESDAY, July 22,
Clara Marie Michael
THURSDAY, July 24,
FRIDAY, July 25,
Evening Prayer & Rosary
SATURDAY, July 26,
Jer. 7: 1-11, Mt. 13: 24-30
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 26-27 (4th Sunday of the Month)
July 26 Mariel Hayes Lori Mitchell John Lamotte, Johnny Lamotte, Don Alexander,
9:00 AM July 27 Taylor Carter Mike Keebaugh Dave & Marge Smigelski, Ray & Terry Thomas,
July 27 Annie Minner Pam Mortimer Angie Stoller, Tommy Zervas, Ann Anderson,
Andy Price, Natasha Mattox Mary Kelly Sandra Thompson, Tyler Lawler
COFFEE & DOUGHNUTS: July 27 Patricia & John Kenneh Pray for our men and women in uniform
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
YOUNG ADULT MINISTRY PLANNING… continues with our next leadership meeting scheduled
for July 30th at
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.
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.
Mass in the Polish language will be celebrated here at on July 20
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.
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: _______________________________
LIVING with BENEDICT WEEKEND
Saint Andrew Abbey, the home of 31 Benedictine monks in Cleveland, invite men between the ages of 18-45 who wish to explore the vocation of monastic life, to participate in the next “Living with Benedict” weekend which will be held August 8-10, 2008. If interested, go to the website at www.bocohio.org or call Fr. Gerard at 216-721-5300,
If your marriage is troubled and stressed, unloving or uncaring; if
you have grown cold and distant; if you are separated, or are thinking about
it, don’t give up. Retrouvaille (Rediscovery) is a program to
help heal and support married couples experiencing difficulties, loneliness or
pain. It is also for separated or
divorced couples wanting to try again.
Our next program is
ST. MARY ALUMNI CHOIR
Plans are in the works to have a St. Mary Alumni Choir perform at the Homecoming Mass. This is open to all who would like to join us in this special ministry. There will be a one time practice on Saturday at (just prior to mass) as song selection will be made up of music familiar to all. If interested please contact the parish office at
445-9668 or Amanda Walker at 444-1919.
SACRED HEART CHURCH RUMMAGE SALE