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, 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,John Wuichner
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: Aug. 4, 11, 18, 25
Aug. 11, 25Monthly Aug. 1 & 15.
“How do I make a return to the Lord for all he has done for me.”?
OFFERTORY: Aug. 2 - 3Envelopes $ 6,475.00
deposits (8/4/08)$ 2,068
Bingo August 3, 2008----------------- $2,560.00
Play Bingo! Jackpot now at $9,200.00
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. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
or 445-9668. All past RCIA participants are invited to help with the cookout
and welcome our newest inquirers.
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 16 -
17(3rd Sunday of the
TIME DATEALTAR SERVERLECTOR EXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS – SUMMER
6 PEOPLE NEEDED FOR EACH MASS
16Johnny LamotteJohn LamotteChris Hilles, Pat Morris, Lois
Morris, Andrea Fannin
RelliTina NiermanJennifer Kleman
17Megan MurrayRick DriscollFrances Melton, Maryanne Metnes,
Sheila Naegale, Cecelia Reis
Murray Mary Kay Oris Mike Chambers, Carolyn Redwood, Bertha
Hilsheimer, Angela Ruiz
17 Corey HallJimmy VogtElizabeth Vogt, Vince Maite, Lori Maite, Mike
COFFEE & DOUGHNUTS:August
17 – Knights of ColumbusPray for our men and women in uniform
REMINDERS AND UPDATES
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 meeting will be held on Monday,
CATHARINE ROAD TRIP
interested in traveling to Cleveland on Monday, August 18th
to view an exhibition featuring approximately 200 rare works of art, documents,
and historically significant objects from the Vatican should contact St.
Catherine’s at 231-4509.
ALL 20/30 SOMETHING’S are invited to a cookout and outing to Shakespeare
in the Park on Saturday August 16th.Join other young adults on Father’s rectory patio at
, followed by
walking to SchillerPark
for an evening of Shakespeare (starting at ).This is a great opportunity to
meet other young adults in the parish.Please bring your outdoor chairs and blankets for the park.For more information email email@example.com.
FEAST OF THE ASSUMPTION
for the Feast of Mary’s Assumption will be at
on Thursday, Aug. 14th
and at on Friday, Aug. 15th.
A hearty welcome back to all St. Mary Alumni!!
Classes from 1958 and 1968 are celebrating their 50th and 40th
ARCHIVES……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.
HOMECOMING PARKING……….festival parking will be permitted on the bank lot
after each evening of the
festival. Parking privileges are for this event and time only and do not extend to Sundays. Additional
parking will be available at the rear of 600 So. High…..directional signs will
be clearly posted to mark the way.
RECYCLE BINS…..the recycle bins for newspapers and aluminum cans will be removed during
the week of Aug. 4th and returned during the week of Aug. 11th.
FESTIVAL…Father Watson and the festival committee invite
you to theFestival
at St. Andrew. on August 15 and 16, to . Rides,
games, food, casino, white elephant sale, and silent auction. Raffles for
$5,000 cash, flat screen TV and motor scooter. Live entertainment
each night. Berwick Lasagna dinner on Saturday. Fun for all ages!
St. Mary volleyball
Volleyball season is around the corner and we need players to fill
teams. Volleyball is open to students in grades 4 – 8. Practice begins on
August 14 or 15. The fee is $70.00 which includes a uniform your athlete can
wear for several years. If interested contact David Oddi at firstname.lastname@example.org. or call
Bishop Hartley Youth Softball Assc. announces tryouts for the 2009 summer season. Tryouts
will be held on Saturday, September 13, 2008 at Bishop Hartley’s softball complex.Two sessions are available to accommodate
schedule conflicts. Session I of tryouts will be from and Session II will be from Please be at your session thirty minutes early to
register and warm up. All girls who will be 14 or under on Jan. 1, 2009 are eligible to participate. Please contact Hartley
coaches, Meghan Rowlands (237-5421 ext. 441) or Claire Martin (440-812-0907)
with any questions. We look forward to seeing you there!
Western Knight Football 2008
Grade school football practice begins Monday,
Aug. 11th at at St. Mary Magdalene
Field. All interested boys of the Parish entering grades 4 through 8 are
welcome. For additional information contact: Bob Thornton at 274-1495 or Rich
Dulin at 275-3591.
Boys entering grades 4 through 8 are eligible
to play for the EASTERN GREEN WAVE football association. Practice starts Aug.
11th at at St. Catharine School.
For additional information contact Kevin Smith at 231-9582 or 864-8780.
Now dad’s can change diapers
too! A new diaper changing station was added to the men’s restroom. The
guys don’t have any more excuses.
YOUNG ADULT GROUP NOTICE
St. Mary’s 20/30 Something
Group is collecting school supplies for K-12 students in need. Supplies
will go to students at St. Mary’s school and at schools in the larger Columbus community. Teachers report that the supplies
they need most are backpacks, scientific calculators, and high school level
dictionaries. But any general school supplies such as paper, notebooks,
pens and pencils, etc. are also needed. Place your donations in one of
the marked bins in the church entryway. We will be accepting donations
from Saturday, Aug. 9 through Sunday, Sept. 14. Contact
Pamela 203-7131 or Juliet at 443-9467 for more information.