THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH

THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH

 

 

SATURDAY, July 18

          1:30 p.m.        Wright-Gladysz wedding

          3:00 p.m.        Confessions

         4:00 p.m.      Mary Jo McCarthy  

 

SUNDAY, July 19

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

                                      McCallum baptism (after mass)

                                      Coffee and Doughnuts

      11:30 a.m.        John Oberting, Sr.      

          3:00 p.m.     Polish mass  

          7:00 p.m.       Bingo

 

MONDAY, July 20

    12:00 noon       For the unemployed

                                      Confession following Mass

 

TUESDAY, July 21      

       12:00 noon      For vocations

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

       7:00 p.m.          Jordan conference - Atrium

 

WEDNESDAY, July 22

      12:00 noon     For the poor

         7:00 p.m.        Marriage information - Atrium

                                     

THURSDAY, July 23

                                      No Noon Mass at St. Mary

       6:00 p.m.           Adoration at Corpus Christi

       6:30 p.m.           Mass at Corpus Christi

                               

FRIDAY, July 24    

       12:00 noon    Michael Gammell 

 

SATURDAY, July 25

          3:00 p.m.        Confessions

          4:00 p.m.        Tran/Luffler wedding @ St. Leo

         4:00 p.m.      James R. / Mary A. Bushby 

          6:00 p.m.        Baine/Ferraro wedding

 

SUNDAY, July 26

       9:00 a.m.        Elizabeth Wolf     

                                      Coffee and Doughnuts 

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

                                      Pesich baptism (after mass)

         7:00 p.m.        Bingo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OFFERTORY – July 11-12, 2009

 

Offertory: $5,849.92

ECO deposits: $1,007.00 (includes weekly & bi-weekly)

Total offering: $6,856.92

 

Bingo receipts for July 12, 2009: 2,683.00

 Jackpot: $17,500.00!!

COME AND PLAY

 

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, Jake Sterpka.

If you are admitted to a hospital St. Mary’s may not be notified. Please ask a family member to call us.   

 

RCIA UPDATE

Are you interested in learning about the Catholic faith? Are you looking into joining the Church?  Are you a Catholic who has been away for a while?  Did you miss Confirmation? Then the Rite of Christian Initiation (RCIA) is for you.  It begins with a cook-out on August 19th, at 6:30 p.m. on the back patio of Father’s house (to the right of the Church when facing it from 3rd street).  Bring friends if you wish. RCIA sessions will be held each Wednesday starting at 7:00 p.m.  Attending the classes does not obligate you to entering the Church at Easter. 

We look forward to seeing you in August.

 

BINGO VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Every Sunday dedicated volunteers work Bingo.  The monies raised from bingo help support our school and parish.  This past year, Bingo made $76,759.85.  This is a 75% increase from the year before!  This is by far our largest fundraiser of the year.  However, we are in need of more dedicated volunteers to keep bingo running.  The crowds are growing, but our volunteers are not.  We are in need of people to volunteer once a month on a regular basis.  There is no smoking in the gymnasium.  Come and get involved, meet new people, and help support your parish through your gift of time.  To get involved please call the parish office at 445-9668.



 

LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES for July 25-26, 2009 (4th Sunday of the Month)

Extraordinary Ministers are reminded to cleanse the vessels after each Mass

 

TIME                ALTAR SERVER         LECTOR                                        EXTRAORDINARY MINISTER                                    SACRISTAN

4:00 PM           Mariel Hayes                       Lori Mitchell                          John Lamotte, Johnny Lamotte, Don Alexander

                           Juan Durano                        John Rees                                Rita Alexander, Ann Martin, Russ Martin                         Evelyn Holleran      

9:00 AM          Nate Gain                             Mike Keebaugh                     Dave & Marge Smigelski, Ray & Terry Thomas, Michael Badurina     

                           Taylor Carter                      Maureen Keebaugh              Frank & Mary Wickham, Stephanie Martt                             Jacquelyn Carone    

11:30 AM         Mary Weilbacher                Pam Mortimer                       Angie Stoller, Tommy Zervas, Ann Anderson 

                           Katie Price, Morgan Dawson    Don Metnes                     Sandra Thompson, Tyler Lawler, Annie Minner             Jacquelyn Carone             

COFFEE & DOUGHNUTS: July 26 – Cecilia & Mike Chambers                                   Pray for our men and women in uniform

 

 

Collection counters for the 4th Sunday of the month: Don and Rose Hodgson


 

REMINDERS

 

VOCATIONS

The Benedictine monks of St. Andrew Abbey in Cleveland invite young men between the ages of 18 – 45 years to participate in their summer “Living with Benedict” monastic vocation discernment retreats to be held on the weekend of Aug. 14–16, 2009. Contact Fr. Gerard, OSB for additional information at gerard@cbhs.net or visit www.bocohio.org .

 

SENIOR CITIZEN DAY

The 32nd annual diocesan Senior Citizen Day will be held on Tuesday, August 18, 2009 at St. Brigid Catholic Church, 7179 Avery Road, Dublin. The day begins with mass at 10:30 a.m. celebrated by Bishop Frederick Campbell. Mass will be followed by lunch with the Bishop.

The cost is $15.00 per person. Registration forms are available in the parish office or in the back of church and must be submitted by August 13th. For additional information please contact Keith in the Office for Social Concerns at 614.241.2540.

 

EDUCATION IMPROVES LIVES-TUTORS NEEDED….The Dominican Learning Center has a huge need for volunteer tutors in reading, writing or mathematics at the Dominican Learning Center, housed at Corpus Christi Church at 1111 E. Stewart Ave.  Our adult students want to earn GED equivalencies in order to get a job, improve their lives, and help their children with school work. We are in need of volunteers who can tutor ONE student, ONE hour a week from September through June. No teaching experience is necessary.  At a FREE Saturday morning Tutor Training Workshop, you will learn the skills and receive the materials needed to successfully tutor in this ONE-TO-ONE environment.  Students are tested before being assigned and books are provided.  Sr. Shawn Fitzpatrick, Director of the Dominican Learning Center, welcomes your call at (614) 444-7330.

 

 

C:\Documents and Settings\anderson\My Documents\My Pictures\Microsoft Clip Organizer\j0335714.wmfHOMECOMING AT ST. MARY

Reserve August 14-15 to enjoy St. Mary’s annual

homecoming festival. Please consider being a volunteer; help with Thursday set up or Sunday morning tear down, work at one of the booths, or just volunteer wherever you are most needed. Clip and return this form so that we can start organizing shifts of volunteers. Just two or three hours of your time either night would be a huge help. Drop this form off at the office or in the collection basket.

 

 

NAME:                                                                                                  

 

Phone:                                                                                                  

 

I can work on: Friday__ and/or Saturday ____

 

Area of interest:                                                                                     

 

 

 

 

 

 

HEALING CRUSADE at ST. PETER

The Jesus and Mary Prayer Group of St. Peter will host Robert Canton, a lay person from Stockton, CA, with spiritual gifts of healing and teaching. The Healing Service on Friday, July 31, will be preceded by Praise and Worship at 6:30 p.m. and Mass at 7:00 p.m. Teaching and healing sessions will be offered on Sat., Aug. 1, from 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.  Mr. Canton is a Council member of the Vatican-based International Catholic Charismatic Renewal Services, representing English-speaking North America, Central America and the Caribbean. This event is sponsored by the Catholic Charismatic Renewal.  For additional information or questions, please contact us at 614-237-7080 or log onto our website at www.columbusccr.org .

 

CATHOLIC WOMEN/YOUNG WOMEN of the YEAR banquet will be held on Sunday, Aug. 23, 2009, at 5:00 p.m. at the Berwick Manor Restaurant & Party House. Nomination forms are available in the parish office and must be submitted no later than July 28, 2009. For additional information contact the DCCW office at 614.228.8601.

 

NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

HOMECOMING REUNION

The St. Mary’s High School Class of 1959 will celebrate their 50th reunion on Fri. – Sat. Aug. 14 – 15. We will gather for dinner at Oakhurst Country Club in Grove City on Aug. 14 at 7:00 p.m. and again the next day for the   4:00 p.m. mass at St. Mary. Mass will be followed by a

get-together at the homecoming festival.  Call Bob Weber @ (614) 475-0550 or Suzanne Miller Foster @

(614) 444-1283.    

 

GREATER COLUMUBS RIGHT to LIFE will hold their 2nd Annual Steps for Life on Sat., August 1, at 9:30 a.m. at Smith Park in Delaware.  Crossroads, a group of students who spend their summer walking across the country as a witness to the sanctity of human life, will be there.  In addition to the walk (on a stroller and wheelchair-friendly path), there will be a picnic lunch and activities for the children.  Advance registration is preferred, though not required.  For more information, registration, and sponsorship forms, see www.gcrtl.org.

 

MARRIAGE INFORMATION NIGHT RESCHULDED….due to an unforeseen conflict marriage information night originally scheduled for Monday, July 20th at 7:00 p.m. will be postponed until Wednesday, July 22nd at 7:00 p.m. If this postponement presents a problem for you please contact the parish office at 445-9668 and arrangements will be made to meet with you at another time.

 

HOMECOMING CHOIR

We are looking for singers for the St. Mary Homecoming Choir.  Practice will be on Saturday, August 15th at 3:00 p.m.  Mass will start at 4:00 p.m.  All who can sing are welcome to come up to the choir loft.  Please contact Amanda Walker at awalker40@aol.com or

614.326.1758 so that there will be a music folder for you.

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