THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH

          THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH

 

SATURDAY, April 4,

      3:00 p.m.              Reconciliation                 

      4:00 p.m.             Parishioners of St. Mary    

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

                             Coffee and Doughnuts

      11:30 a.m.      Jackie Hagwood      

       1:30 p.m.       Penance Service

       3:00 p.m.       Polish Mass

       7:00 p.m.         Bingo

             HOLY WEEK                

 

MONDAY, April 6,

   12:00 noon         Amelia Bangert  

                             Reconciliation following Mass

 

TUESDAY, April 7, 

     12:00 noon        Elizabeth Wolf    

      6:00 p.m.        Chrism Mass @ Cathedral

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

 

WEDNESDAY, April 8,

       9:45 a.m.       Special Intention

     12:00 noon       For Candidates and Catechumens

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

                            

THURSDAY, April 9, MASS OF THE LORD’S SUPPER

      7:00 p.m.        Michael Gammell

                             Eucharistic Adoration until midnight

                       

FRIDAY, April 10,      GOOD FRIDAY

      3:00 p.m. Liturgy of the Word, Veneration of the Cross

                             and Holy Communion

 

SATURDAY, April 11, EASTER VIGIL

                             Service of the Light, Liturgy of the Word,

                             Baptism and Eucharist

      8:30 p.m.        Clara Marie Michael   

 

SUNDAY, April 12, RESURRECTION OF OUR LORD

      9:00 a.m.         John & Hilda Kulzer      

                             NO Coffee and Doughnuts

      11:30 a.m.      Parishioners of St. Mary      

       7:00 p.m.        NO Bingo

 

 

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          Please remember in your prayers:

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, Virginia and Tim Deweese

 

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: 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. 28 – 29, 2009

 

Offertory: $6,481.44

ECO deposits: $235.00

Total offering: $6,716.44

 

Bingo receipts for March 29, 2009 - $3,216.00

 JACKPOT $7,800.00

COME & PLAY BINGO

REMINDER - NO BINGO ON EASTER SUNDAY

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!!!

 

 

 

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 MINISTERS NEEDED

We will need liturgical ministers for Holy Thursday, April 9th and for the Easter Vigil Service on Saturday, April 11th.

The signup sheets are located in the back of the church under the pictures of Pope Benedict and Bishop Campbell.

 


 

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 – SEE ANNOUNCEMENT ABOVE

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

9:00 A.M.                      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


 

REMINDERS AND UPDATES

DIVINE MERCY SUNDAY, APRIL 19.

 

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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

 

HOLY WEEK SERVICES

Holy Thurs. 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.

 

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 your

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 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? suekel@gmail.com or mitsch.2@osu.edu

 

 

NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

 

 

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.

 

WOMEN’S RETREAT

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 hdetty@colsdioc.org , or visit www.dccw.colsdioc.org  Deadline to register is April 20, 2009.

 

ALL ARE WELCOME

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.

 

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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

Monday, April 6th .

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