THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH

         THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH

 

SATURDAY, May 9

         3:00 p.m.         Confessions

         4:00 p.m.            Dave & Nancy Federer

                                      First Communion     

SUNDAY, May 10

       9:00 a.m.        Hilda Kulzer 

                                      Coffee and Doughnuts 

      11:30 a.m.        Clara Marie Michael  

                                      Hilbert baptism – after mass

                                      Williams baptism – after mass

         7:00 p.m.        Bingo

 

MONDAY, May 11   

    10:00 a.m.         May Crowning

    12:00 noon       Amelia Bangert

                                      Reconciliation following Mass

 

TUESDAY, May 12       

       12:00 noon             Michael Gammell    

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

 

WEDNESDAY, May 13

        9:45 a.m.        Our Teachers

      12:00 noon     Parishioners of St. Mary   

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

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

                                     

THURSDAY, May 14

                                      No Noon Mass at St. Mary

       6:00 p.m.           Adoration at Corpus Christi

       6:30 p.m.           Mass at Corpus Christi

                               

FRIDAY, May 15           

       12:00 noon          Elizabeth Wolf

 

SATURDAY, May 16

         3:00 p.m.         Confessions

         1:30 p.m.         Rings / Flock wedding @ St. Leo

         4:00 p.m.            Priests 

         6:00 p.m.         Bik / Calabrese wedding @ St. Mary

    

SUNDAY, May 17

       9:00 a.m.        Parishioners of St. Mary

                                      Coffee and Doughnuts 

      11:30 a.m.        Jackie Hagwood  

         3:00 p.m.      Polish Mass

         7:00 p.m.        Bingo

 

 

Refresh them Lord, with your healing grace.

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, 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.

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

 

OFFERTORY – May 2 – 3, 2009

 

Offertory: $6,634.00

ECO deposits: $2,482.00 (includes weekly, bi-weekly, & May 1)

Total offering: $9,116.00

 

Bingo receipts for May 3, 2009 - $3,759.76 

 JACKPOT $10,800.00

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!!!

 

 

CATHOLIC CEMETARIES – SPRING UPDATE

Offices at St. Joseph, Resurrection, and Holy Cross Cemeteries will be open on Sundays, May 3, 10 & 17 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Family Service Advisors will be available to assist families with pre-need arrangements and answer questions.

 

HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS-CLASS OF 2009

Please plan to come to the 11:30 Mass on May 17th.  We would like to honor you at that Mass and have you introduce yourself to the parishioners at that time. You and your family are welcome at a light lunch after the Mass. We just need to hear from you so that we can get an accurate count for the lunch.  Are you coming?  How many family members will be with you at lunch? 

Call us at 445-9668.

 

MAY CROWNING…is scheduled for Monday, May 11th in the church at 10:00 a.m. All are welcome to participate in this special ceremony to honor the Mother of Jesus.


 

LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES for May 16 - 17, 2009 (3rd Sunday of the Month)

Extraordinary Ministers are reminded to cleanse the vessels after each Mass

 

TIME                                         ALTAR SERVER                        LECTOR                                                       EXTRAORDINARY MINISTER                     

4:00 PM                              Johnny Lamotte                          John Lamotte                                                Chris Hilles, Pat Morris, Lois Morris,

                                            Open                                          Tina Nierman                                                 Andrea Fannin, Open, Open                              

9:00 AM                              Charlie Collins                           Rick Driscoll                                 Frances Melton, Marianne Metnes, Sheila Naegale, Cecelia Reis,

                                            Edie Collins                                Mary Kay Oris                              Mike Chambers, Carolyn Redwood, Bertha Hilsheimer, Taylor Carter   

11:30 AM                            Delaney Dawson                       Jimmy Vogt                                             Elizabeth Vogt, Cody Peruzzi, Mike Keebaugh,

                                            Rebecca & Jillian Vogt               Kathleen Haytas                                    Maureen Keebaugh, Sharyn Perry, Open                      

COFFEE & DOUGHNUTS: May 17 – Bertha Hilsheimer & Sally Sobony      Pray for our men and women in uniform

Collection counters for the 3rd Sunday of the month: Betty Contosta and Evelyn Holleran 


 

REMINDERS AND UPDATES

 

ANNUAL GERMAN VILLAGE YARD SALE

The German Village Valuable Sale, Saturday, May 16, is the largest garage sale in town! The front lawn of St. Mary School is a prime location in the village -- and we are again offering table rentals for sale at $25 per table, or $40 for two tables. Call the school office at 444-8994 soon to reserve your tables.  St Mary School will also host a FOOD STAND all day during the Village Valuable Sale. Stop by for a cold drink and a burger or brat!

 

WOMEN’S DAY OF RENEWAL

This month’s Women’s Day of Renewal will take place on May 14th  at Holy Spirit Church, 4383 E. Broad St., Whitehall (corner of E. Broad and Yearling), in the chapel. Registration begins at 9:45 a.m., and the program begins at 10:00 a.m. Mass will be celebrated by Fr. Dean Mathewson at 11:30 a.m., with a luncheon to follow. This month is the conclusion of the series, “The Healing Power of the Virtues.” Maddy Lewis will be speaking on the topic “Mary, Queen of Virtues.” This event is hosted by the Catholic Charismatic Renewal. For more information, call 614-237-7080.

 

ATTENTION ALL MARRIED COUPLES CELEBRATING THEIR 25th, 30th, 35th, 40th, 45th, 50th, 55th, 60th ANNIVERSARY AND EVERY YEAR THEREAFTER: Jubilee of Anniversaries 2009 will be held on Sunday, June 14 at Church of the Resurrection, 6300 East Dublin-Granville Road, New Albany, at 3:00 PM. The occasion includes a Mass celebrated by Bishop Frederick F. Campbell and a reception in your honor. Call the Marriage and Family Life Office at 614/241-2560 to register. Reservations for you and guests are necessary and must be received by Monday, June 8, 2009.

 

S.M.A.C.-ST. MARY ADULT CATHOLICS 20-30 something GROUP…if you are addicted to FACEBOOK like some of the rest of us then feel free to join SMAC's new FACEBOOK group page at the following link:
http://www.facebook.com/home.php?ref=home#/group.php?gid=90503026092
Virtually meet new people, learn about events, chat with some new friends! Join today and tell all of your friends to join as well! Share your own ideas, get some questions answered; help plan fun outings. The possibilities are endless!
Are you interested in finding some new people to do things with this summer? Want to learn about your faith? Go hiking or canoeing with a group of people? Enjoy Shakespeare in the park or the gallery hop? Learn the rosary or connect for a bible study? Looking for some service opportunities? Want to share some info you have found?  Join the group and find some great new people who share your faith and interests, and want to do some of the same things you do! We hope you join today!

 

NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

CATHOLIC COMMUNICATION CAMPAIGN-MAY 16-17

Please use your specially printed collection envelopes for your donation to this crucial effort in spreading the gospel to all people. Half of the funds collected will remain in our diocese to support local media initiatives. For more information please visit www.CatholicCommunicationCampaign.org .

 

WELCOME SINGERS

The Lexington Catholic High School Chamber Choir will join our 11:30 choir on May 31st.  Plan to stay after Mass for a few minutes for some extra music from our choir and guests.

 

THEOLOGY and a PUB

Deacons: the men behind the men of the cloth. They are such a great blessing to many of our parishes. They do so much both at Mass and behind the scenes. However, have you ever wondered where deacons come from? Would you believe our first saint and martyr was a deacon? Join us at Gresso's on May 19th at 7:30 p.m. as we learn about the history of the deaconate and the formation process for deacons in our diocese today in "The Other Guy Up There: The Role of the Deacon." Our speaker is Jeffery Fortkamp who has completed his formation as a Deacon and he will be joined by special guests at various stages of their vocation. Gresso's is located at 961 South High Street. Doors open at 6 p.m. and food and drink are available for purchase before the talk. For more information, go to www.theologyandapub.org."

 

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Loving God, we thank you for giving us Mom and for the many ways she shows us your love. On this, her special day, we ask you to bless her with your joy and peace. As she cares for all of us, help her to find strength for the many challenges she faces. Help us to show our gratitude for all she does, and especially for who she is. Amen.

Happy Mother’s Day!

 

MESSAGE of DIVINE MERCY

Sr. Mary Wendy and Sr. Mary Grace of the Sisters of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus will present the message of Divine Mercy as given by our Lord to St. Faustina at 3:00 p.m. on May 17th at St. Patrick Church, 280 No. Grant Ave.  All are invited to meet the Sisters and hear the special one hour talk followed by veneration of a First Class Relic of St. Faustina. For more information visit www.sistersofreparation.org  .

 

MASS OF COMFORT… a Time of Remembering and Healing

Bethesda Healing Ministry invites all who grieve the death before birth of their child or children, whether by miscarriage, stillbirth, or abortion to attend a Mass of Comfort to be held at St. Michael Church, 5750 No. High Street, Worthington on Monday, May 11th at 7:00 p.m. The celebrant will be Fr. Stash Dailey.  For more information please call 614.309.0157 or 614.309.2651.

 

ARE YOU CONSIDERING AN ANNULMENT?

Monsignor James Ruef, an expert in the field, will give a presentation about annulments at 7:00 p.m. at St. Matthew’s in Gahanna on May 12th.

 

THANK YOU AND BEST WISHES

We appreciate all the work of our School Advisory Board.  Janet Dawson and Tina Nierman go off the board this year.  Karen Durano and Brigid Mattox are our new members.  They will join Jennifer Hadden, Erin Howell, Nichole Robinson and Jennifer Smallwood.  If you have ideas or questions to send to them, simply mail them to our parish office, and we will forward the communication.

 

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