THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH
SATURDAY, July 26,
Jer. 7: 1 - 11, Mt. 13: 24 - 30
Evening Prayer & Rosary
TUESDAY, July 29,
THURSDAY, July 31,
FRIDAY, August 1, FIRST FRIDAY
Living & Deceased Carone family
Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
SATURDAY, August 2,
Jer. 26: 11 – 16, 24, Mt. 14: 1 - 12
Lewis / Collura wedding @ St. Leo
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. Our first session is an informal cookout on Aug. 20th at on the Rectory patio. For more information and to sign up call or email Jason Shanks at email@example.com or
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 urgent 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.
LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES for August 2 - 3 (1st Sunday of the Month)
August 2 Jonathan Engle Don Metnes Don Smeltzer, Jim and Jeanne Sauer, Frances Melton,
Tim Engle Ann Graf Marissa Campbell, Jennifer Hadden
August 3 Charlie Collins Annie Ruefle Jack Auer, Christina Badurina, Eli DiSabato, Maria DiSabato
Augie Collins Brian Collins Mike Gerlach, Angie Metoyer, Bonnie Jones, Amanda Breitfeller
August 3 Will & Maria Martello Tom Martello Ashley VanHorn, Donna VanHorn, Sandy Brown,
COFFEE & DOUGHNUTS: August 3 – Evelyn & Meagan Holleran Pray for our men and women in uniform
THE SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION…will be celebrated each Saturday from to except for August 2nd.
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
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.
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 325-1758.
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
RIGHT TO LIFE
Please join Greater Columbus
Right to Life for their 1st Annual Steps for Life and picnic on
Saturday, August 2 at
HIGH SCHOOL NEWS
Bishop Watterson High School
Dance Team Summer Camp and Auditions will be held on
from -3 p. m.
Reserve your spot today by contacting Coach Liz O'Dorisio at firstname.lastname@example.org or
The proceeds of the
collection for the Church in
St. Mary’s does not own the lot closest to the bank branch. If you park there for mass, your car may be towed. The owners of the building have agreed to let us use their lot after on the nights of the festival, and we are grateful for their help in this regard.
All are welcome to visit the St. Mary’s school archives room the nights of the festival. The room in Specht Hall will be open from to each evening.