THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH

          THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH

 

SATURDAY, March 28,

Jer. 11: 18 – 20, Jn. 7: 40 – 53

       3:00 p.m.              Reconciliation

       4:00 p.m.              Elizabeth Wolf      

 

SUNDAY, March 29, 

Jer. 31: 31 – 34, Heb. 5: 7 – 9, Jn. 12: 20 – 33

       9:00 a.m.              Deacon Thomas G. Spaith   

                                      Coffee and Doughnuts

      11:30 a.m.            Catrina Aguilar       

        7:00 p.m.             Bingo

 

MONDAY, March 30,     

Dn. 13: 1 – 9, 15 – 17, 19 – 30, 33 – 62, Jn. 8: 1 – 11

    12:00 noon             Parishioners of St. Mary  

                                      Reconciliation following Mass

 

TUESDAY, March 31, 

Num. 21: 4 – 9, Jn. 8: 21 – 30

       12:00 noon             Elma Fuller    

       6:00 p.m.              Choir practice (11:30 choir)

 

WEDNESDAY, April 1,

Dn. 3: 14 – 20, 91 – 92, 95, Jn. 8: 31 – 42 

        9:45 a.m.             For all teachers

      12:00 noon            For all priests

        6:00 p.m.             Bible study – Specht Center

        7:00 p.m.             R.C.I.A.

        7:00 p.m.             Choir practice (9:00 choir)

                                     

THURSDAY, April 2,

Gn. 17: 3 – 9, Jn. 8: 51 – 59

                                      No Noon Mass at St. Mary

       3:00 p.m.              Stations of the Cross at St. Leo

       6:00 p.m.              Adoration at Corpus Christi

       6:30 p.m.              Mass at Corpus Christi

                               

FRIDAY, April 3,        FIRST FRIDAY

Jer. 20: 10 – 13, Jn. 10: 31 – 42

    12:00 noon             Carone family, living & deceased  

     12:30 p.m.              Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament

      3:30 p.m.               Benediction

      7:00 p.m.               Stations of the Cross at Corpus Christi

 

SATURDAY, April 4,

Ez. 37: 21 – 28, Jn. 11: 45 – 56

       3:00 p.m.              Reconciliation

       4:00 p.m.              For Candidates & Catechumens   

 

SUNDAY, April 5, PALM SUNDAY of the LORD’S PASSION

Mk. 11: 1 – 10, Is. 50: 4 – 7, Phil. 2: 6 – 11, Mk. 15: 1 – 39

       9:00 a.m.              George “Bill” Thompson   

                                      Coffee and Doughnuts

      11:30 a.m.            Jackie Hagwood       

        3:00 p.m.             Polish Mass

        7:00 p.m.             Bingo

 

Please remember in your prayers all those who are sick or suffering, especially those homebound or in nursing homes.            

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Nursing Home:  Evelyn Spiert, Donna Whitacre, Wilma Rose

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, Jeff Buskey, Betty Friedlinghaus, Charles Walker, Paul Wingert, Marian Fontaine

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: March 30 – April 6, 13, 20, 27 

Bi-weekly: April 6 – 20    Monthly April 1 & 15

“How do I make a return to the Lord for all he has done for me.”?

 

 

OFFERTORY – Mar. 21 - 22, 2009

 

Envelopes:  $3,550.00

Loose Change: $2,173.89

ECO deposits: $987.00

Total offering: $6,710.89

 

Bingo receipts for March 22, 2009 - $2,466.00

 JACKPOT $6,900.00

COME & PLAY BINGO

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!!!

 

RCIA / ADULT FAITH FORMATION

The RCIA class topic for this week is “The Sacrament of Holy Orders”.  These sessions are held weekly in the Atrium at 7:00 p.m. You don’t have to be investigating Catholicism to attend and grow in your knowledge of our faith. 

 

 

 MARK YOUR CALENDAR

STATIONS of the CROSS will be held Friday, April 3, at 7:00 p.m. at Corpus Christi

Confession is offered in addition to the stations.

 

STATIONS of the CROSS will be held Thursday, April 2, at 3:00 p.m. at St. Leo.

There will be no stations at St. Leo on Holy Thurs. April 9th.


 

LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES for April 4 - 5 (1st Sunday of the Month)

Extraordinary Ministers are reminded to cleanse the vessels after each Mass

 

TIME         DATE                ALTAR SERVER                        LECTOR                                                       EXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS                                                                                         

4:00 PM     Apr. 4             Jonathan Engle                            Don Smeltzer                                          Theresa Ellen, Jim Sauer, Jeanne Sauer

                                            Tim Engle                                    Ann Graf                                          Marissa Campbell, Jennifer Hadden, Frances Melton     

9:00 AM     Apr. 5              Nate Gain                                   Annie Ruefle                              Jack Auer, Christina Badurina, Eli & Maria Disabato

                                            Augie & Charlie Collins              Brian Collins                          Mike Gerlach,  Angie Metoyer, Bonnie Jones, Amanada Breitfeller

11:30 AM   Apr. 5              Anthony Bartholomew               Tom Martello                                     Ashley VanHorn, Donna VanHorn, Sandy Brown

                                            Will Martello, Andy Price             Pat Dineen                                        Linnan Duren, Pam Mortimer, David Martello            

 

COFFEE & DOUGHNUTS: April 5th – Cecilia & Mike Chambers                        Pray for our men and women in uniform


 

REMINDERS AND UPDATES

 

YOUNG-AT-HEART NEWS

The Young-at-Heart group will be making their spring trip to St. Francis Center in McArthur, OH on April 6th. The following items are needed: soap products, toilet tissue, household items, and spring/summer clothing (please; no winter clothes). Articles may be left in the rear of the church marked for McArthur. For additional information you may contact Catherine Goodall at 443.6154.

 

HOLY WEEK SERVICES

Holy Thursday Mass of the Lord’s Supper: 7:00 p.m. April 9th

Good Friday Liturgy: 3:00 p.m. April 10th

Holy Saturday Mass: 8:30 p.m. April 11th

Easter Sunday Masses: 9:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.

PLEASE BE ALERT….Holy Thursday, Good Friday and Holy Saturday do not have masses at their usual time due to the special nature of Holy Week.  Note, the special schedule for these days.

 

 

PENANCE SERVICE

We will celebrate our parish penance service for Lent on April 5th at 1:30 p.m.

 

CHOIR PRACTICE FOR GOOD FRIDAY…is scheduled for April 3rd at 11:00 a.m. For more information contact Amanda Walker at 614.325.1758.

 

 

NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

 

LIFE AWARENESS YOUTH LUNCHEON… sponsored by the Serra Club of North Columbus is scheduled for April 22nd at the Jessing Center on the Josephinum Campus.  All 8th through 12th grade girls are invited.  Sr. Gilmary, RSM, Director of Vocations for the Religious Sisters of Mercy, will reflect on the concept of vocation and the decision-making process.  RSVP to Principal/Campus Minister by April 7th.  Questions?  Contact Ellyn Dekker 614-488-3773 aleldek@aol.com

 

 

PONTIFICAL COLLEGE JOSEPHINUM and the DIOCESAN OFFICE OF VOCATIONS…will host a College Live-In for young men who are juniors and seniors in high school and college students who are interested in knowing more about seminary life. The Live-In schedule will include a tour of the campus, discussions, meals and prayer with the college seminarians, attendance at classes, time for swimming and recreation. There is no charge for the event. For further information, please contact any of the following individuals: Fr. Jeff Coning, Diocesan Director for Vocations at 614.221.5565; Fr. John Heisler, Dean of Men at the Josephinum at 614.985.2256 or Mrs. Arminda Crawford, College Secretary at 614.985.2241.

 

 

 

 

 

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11:30 a.m. The Holy Sacrifice of the Mass         12:30 p.m. Exposition of The Blessed Sacrament       1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Confessions will be heard

2:30 p.m. to 2:50 p.m. The Holy Rosary

3:00 p.m. Chaplet of Divine Mercy

3:30 p.m. Benediction

 

The CHRIST CHILD SOCIETY of COLUMBUS….welcomes all women to a morning of reflection on April 18th at St. Patirick Church, 280 N. Grant Ave. from 8:00 a.m. to noon for an   “Extreme Makeover: Seeing Yourself through the Eyes of Jesus Christ” will be presented by Catholic author and radio host Teresa Tomeo, who will share how the media and media influence have impacted her own life, and offer tools to make over our own media habits and impact the culture in positive ways. The fee is $20 per person with your check made payable to “Christ Child Society.” Reservations must be received before April 8. Send to: Sue Kelly, 2575 Brandon Road, Columbus, OH 4322, or R. H. Mitsch, 2238 Northam Road, Columbus, OH 43221. Questions? suekel@gmail.com or mitsch.2@osu.edu

 

 

CATHOLIC LAYMEN’S RETREAT LEAGUE

A silent weekend retreat for men will be held beginning on April 3rd  thru April 5th. Father Angelus Shaughnessy O.F.M. Capuchin will be the retreat director and the theme will be: “Be All You Can Be For The Lord”. For more information contact team captains Jack Dyas at 614.798.3120 or Bob Muetzel at 614.299.7700.

 

 

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EASTER FLOWER REMEMBRANCE FORM

Your contribution in memory of a loved one, living or deceased, will be used for Easter flowers and decorations.

Names to be remembered – please print

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Donor name:                                                              

 

Amount enclosed:                                                          

 

If additional lines are needed please attach your list to this form.

You may drop this form into the offering baskets or return to the parish office. Deadline for your response is Sun. April 5th

 

 

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