THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH
SATURDAY, August 23,
Ez. 43: 1 – 7, Mt. 23: 1 – 12
Evening Prayer & Rosary
TUESDAY, August 26,
Sheila McSweeney White
THURSDAY, August 28,
1 Cor. 1: 1 – 9, Mt. 24: 42 – 51
FRIDAY, Aug. 29, Martyrdom of John the Baptist
Ruppersburg / Felder family
SATURDAY, August 30,
1 Cor. 1: 26 – 31, Mt. 25: 14 – 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: Aug. 4, 11, 18, 25
Bi-weekly: Aug. 11, 25 Monthly Aug. 1 & 15.
“How do I make a return to the Lord for all he has done for me.”?
It is not too late to join
Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults. Come this Wednesday for an
informational meeting and a presentation on Conversion to the meeting room in
R.C.I.C.—Rite of Christian Initiation of Children is scheduled
5TH SUNDAY LITURGICAL MINISTERS NEEDED
Please sign up to serve as a Liturgical minister for one of the 5th Sunday masses. The sign up sheet is located at the back of the church under the picture of Pope Benedict.
LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES for August 30- 31 (5th Sunday of the Month) SEE ABOVE ANNOUNCEMENT
COFFEE & DOUGHNUTS: August 31 – Dave & Marge Smigelski Pray for our men and women in uniform
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
20-30 SOMETHING BOOK CLUB
Join us Sept. 7th following the Mass (mtg. place to be determined). Our first Book Review will be of "The Shack" by William P. Young.
COME TO THE PICNIC
Special thanks to the Knights of Columbus who will sponsor our parish picnic on the front lawn of the Rectory after the mass on September 14. Save the date and plan to come.
BINGO VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
Our parish bingo workers have helped the parish a great deal over the years, but we need more volunteers. Your commitment of just one Sunday a month will assure the continued success of this important fund raiser. There is no smoking in the gym to cause health problems. Please call the parish office at 445-9668.
CHOIR MEMBERS NEEDED…if you enjoy singing, please consider joining our choir family. We need more members. There is no
tryout and you do not have to read music. Weekly rehearsal is held each Wed. at
and resumes on
SAVE THE DATE – FOOTBALL FUND RAISER
Peter’s Church is hosting a fundraiser for Holy Rosary/St. John and the
Mrs. Kathryn Buckerfield, long time Diocesan Recreation Association Director,
will be honored with a Retirement Open House on
ST MICHAEL CHURCH FESTIVAL…
entertainment, food, rides, games, casino, silent auction, cornhole tournament, and garage sale. Sit-down dinner Saturday night catered by Caff Daniela. Support the food panty by bringing canned goods and receive free game tokens (1 token per can, up to 20 tokens per family). Call 614-885-7814 for more information or visit www.saintmichael-cd.org.
ST VINCENT DEPAUL 5th SUNDAY COLLECTION
It is our tradition to dedicate a special collection each 5th Sunday for this worthy cause. Please be generous as the need in our community is great. Please use your envelopes designated for St. Vincent DePaul.
ATTENTION…. engaged couples preparing for marriage here at St. Mary’s. Our September 6th retreat has been cancelled. Please contact Jason at 445-9668 if you were planning on attending that retreat to discuss other options.
PRESENTATION OF GIFTS
If you and or your family would like the honor of presenting the Eucharistic gifts to Father please sign up on the sheet located in the back of church under the picture of Pope Benedict.
The pain and sorrow of past abortions need not endure for a life-time. Contact Bethesda Post Abortion Healing Ministry for information and support on the confidential designated lines at 614-309-0157 or 614-309-2651.
CUM CHRISTO WEEKENDS
The Cum Christo Movement consists of proclaiming the best news of the best reality: that God, in Christ, loves us. If you are interested in attending a weekend please contact Ed Price at 614-314-1129 or visit the web site www.cumchristo.org. Upcoming weekends are: Men’s, September 18-21; Women’s, October 16-19.
OUR LADY of CONSOLATION SHRINE,