SATURDAY, July 19,

Mi. 2: 1-5, Mt. 12: 14-21

      4:00 p.m.        Julia “Pinki” Miller    

SUNDAY, July 20,

Wis. 12: 13, 16-19, Rom. 8: 26-27, Mt. 13: 24-43

      9:00 a.m.        Kenny Sauer 

                             Coffee and Doughnuts

      11:30 a.m.       Parishioners of St. Mary 

        7:00 p.m.       Bingo

MONDAY, July 21,    

Mi. 6: 1-4, 6-8, Mt. 12: 38-42

    12:00 noon         Cecilia Phillips 

     5:00 p.m.          Evening Prayer & Rosary

TUESDAY, July 22,

Mi. 7: 14-15, 18-20, Jn. 20: 1-2, 11-18

     12:00 noon        Clara Marie Michael  

     5:00 p.m.          Evening Prayer & Rosary

     6:00 p.m.          Choir Practice (11:30 Choir)


Jer. 1: 1, 4-10, Mt. 13: 1-9

    12:00 noon             Rita Duehren 

     5:00 p.m.          Evening Prayer & Rosary

                             No choir practice

THURSDAY, July 24,

Jer. 2: 1-3, 7-8, 12-13, Mt. 13: 10-17

                                      No Noon Mass at St. Mary

      5:00 p.m.         Evening Prayer & Rosary

      6:00 p.m.         Adoration at Corpus Christi

      6:30 p.m.         Mass at Corpus Christi

FRIDAY, July 25,

2 Cor. 4: 7-15, Mt. 20: 20-28

  12:00 noon       Ruppersburg/Felder family

 5:00 p.m.              Evening Prayer & Rosary

SATURDAY, July 26,

Jer. 7: 1-11, Mt. 13: 24-30

      4:00 p.m.        Frank Wirth familly    

SUNDAY, July 27,

1 Kgs. 3: 5, 7-12, Rom. 8: 28-30,  Mt. 13: 44-52

      9:00 a.m.        Ann & Rizzi Bendinelli 

                             Coffee and Doughnuts

      11:30 a.m.       Martin “Hank” Russell 

        7:00 p.m.       Bingo






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

At Home: Catherine Allen, Charlie Campbell, Josephine Calabro, Frank Carrick, Anna Czernik, Judy Hall,  Henrietta Koch, Mary Ann Koch, Mary Laubenthal, Tim McManus, Al Moeller, Mary Ann Prager, Larry Schwartz, Tyler Zust, Rita Ann McCreary, James Johnson

If you are admitted to a hospital St. Mary’s may not be notified. Please ask a family member to call us.  

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.”?


OFFERTORY: July 12-13          Envelopes              $ 3,222.00

                                                   Loose Change       $ 1,155.00

                                 ECO deposits (7/14-15/08)      $    495.00  

                                                   Total                      $ 4872.00



               Bingo July 13, 2008 - to be reported next week

Come & Play Bingo!  

Please remember to honor your bingo commitment!


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 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 3:00 to 3:30 except for August 2nd


LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES for July 26-27   (4th Sunday of the Month)


                                                                                                              6 PEOPLE NEEDED FOR EACH MASS

4:00 PM      July 26              Mariel Hayes                       Lori Mitchell                            John Lamotte, Johnny Lamotte, Don Alexander,

                                                         Juan Durano                      John Rees                                         Rita Alexander, Matt Lovett                                   

9:00 AM      July 27              Taylor Carter                    Mike Keebaugh                        Dave & Marge Smigelski, Ray & Terry Thomas,

                                                         Charlie Collins            Maureen Keebaugh                  Frank & Mary Wickham, Mike Gerlach, Stephanie Martt                       

11:30 AM    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 Club, 281 East Whittier Street, starting at 7pm. For additional



YOUNG ADULT MINISTRY PLANNING… continues with our next leadership meeting scheduled for July 30th at 7pm in the Specht Center. Anyone interested in serving on one of our three committees: Social, Service, or Spiritual should attend.  Plans are in the works for our kickoff cookout with Father Thomas in August.  The young adult ministry will be working the soda booth at the festival.  This will be a great way to serve our parish and get to meet other 20/30 something’s in our parish. To sign up to help please contact Jen Yannayon 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 Ohio, July 19-26, to raise awareness of hunger and earn contributions to support the CSS pantry. Go to  to pledge/donate or call: 614-221-5891 to see how you can help. All proceeds “feed the hungry.”



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 3:00 on July 20



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.





NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS                                  



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.


NAME: _____________________________________


Phone: _____________________________________


I can work on: Friday_______ Saturday ___________


Area of interest: _______________________________




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 or call Fr. Gerard at 216-721-5300,

ext. 210.





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 August 1-3, 2008.  For more information call 614/296-9704 or visit



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 3:00 p.m. (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.



Friday, July 25, 2008 ----- 9:00 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Saturday, July 26, 2008 ----- 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Sacred Heart Church is located at 893 Hamlet Street.









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