THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH
6:00 p.m. Choir practice (11:30 choir)
WEDNESDAY, April 8,
FRIDAY, April 10, GOOD FRIDAY
3:00 p.m. Liturgy of the Word, Veneration of the Cross
and Holy Communion
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.”?
HOLY WEEK – SPECIAL NOTICES
· There will be no R.C.I.A class or BIBLE STUDY class during Holy Week.
· No coffee and doughnuts on Easter Sunday.
· No bingo on Easter Sunday.
LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES for April 12th (2nd Sunday of the Month)
Extraordinary Ministers are reminded to cleanse the vessels after each Mass
TIME ALTAR SERVER LECTOR EXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS
EASTER VIGIL –
Natasha Mattox Mary Kelly Genny Bowman, Catherine Goodall, Shirley Thibaut, Eileen Hoffman
Boi’ Suba Kenneh Marge Smigelski Jennifer Yannayon, Christa, Megan and Erin McKernan
11:30 A.M. Kyle Dawson Mike Hicks Katherine Hanson, Peggy Kienle, Katlyn Hall,
Sam Agra & Corey Hall Devin Russell Tina Hall, Maria Martello, Janet Dawson
COFFEE & DOUGHNUTS: April 12 – No Coffee & Doughnuts Pray for our men and women in uniform
Collection counters for the 2nd Sunday: Catherine Goodall and Frances Melton
DIVINE MERCY SUNDAY, APRIL 19.
Come; join in these special prayers popularized by Saint Faustina, in which folks are reminded that God’s mercy is always present for them. Here at St. Mary’s, the following schedule will be used:
11:30 a.m. Mass
12:30 p.m. Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
1:00 p.m. Sacrament of Penance
2:00 p.m. Rosary and Chaplet of Divine Mercy
2:30 p.m. Benediction
Principal/Campus Minister by April 7th. Questions? Contact Ellyn Dekker 614-488-3773 email@example.com .
PONTIFICAL COLLEGE JOSEPHINUM and the DIOCESAN OFFICE OF VOCATIONS…will host a College Live-In for young men on April 16-18, 2009, 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.
The CHRIST CHILD SOCIETY of COLUMBUS….welcomes all women to a morning of reflection on April 18th at St. Patrick Church, 280 N. Grant Ave. from 8:00 a.m. to noon for an “Extreme Makeover: Seeing Yourself through the Eyes of Jesus Christ” which 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. 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 43221, or R. H. Mitsch, 2238 Northam Road, Columbus, OH 43221. Questions? firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
THANK YOU FOR YOUR GENEROSITY
· The Food for the Poor wishes to thank the St. Mary family for the welcome extended to Father Simoneau on his recent visit and for your generous donations for our less fortunate brothers and sisters of Latin America and the Caribbean.
· Our St. Vincent DePaul collection last weekend netted $1,438.72. These funds will help serve those in need in our community.
GOOD FRIDAY COLLECTION…our parish will take up the annual Good Friday collection for the Holy Land. Please use the specially printed envelopes for your contribution to help support the struggling Christian community and to protect Christianity’s holiest places.
The Columbus Diocesan Council of Catholic Women’s Annual Retreat for all women of the diocese will be held April 24, 25, 26 at St. Therese’s Retreat Center, 5277 E. Broad Street. The retreat director will be Sr. Jean Daugherty, T.O.R. of the Franciscan Sisters. The theme is “Come Follow Me”. The offering for the weekend is $100.00. A deposit of $50.00 will hold your room. To make your reservation please call the DCCW at 228-8601, email firstname.lastname@example.org , or visit www.dccw.colsdioc.org Deadline to register is April 20, 2009.
On April 19, our Polish guests will celebrate Mass here at St. Mary’s at 3:00 p.m. Following the Mass, there will be a brief concert by the Jennifer Day Trio of oboe, viola, and cello. Music of Chopin and Mozart will be part of the concert. Come, listen to some good music. You are also welcome at the Mass at which Polish hymns are sung. The Mass and concert will follow the Chaplet of Divine Mercy.