SATURDAY, September 19

          1:00 p.m.        Bernardi-Kozsey wedding

          3:00 p.m.        Confession

         4:00 p.m.            Mary Jo McCarthy 

          5:30 p.m.         Willhite-Jander wedding at St. Leo

          6:00 p.m.        Grosso-Mele wedding


SUNDAY, September 20

       9:00 a.m.        Frank Wirth Family

                                      Coffee and Doughnuts 

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

                                      McMillen Baptism (after mass)

         3:00 p.m.            Polish Mass

         7:00 p.m.        Bingo


MONDAY, September 21

    12:00 noon       For the homebound

                                      Confession following Mass

       7:00 p.m.          Marriage information in atrium


TUESDAY, September 22

       12:00 noon             For our military personnel 

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


WEDNESDAY, September 23

          9:45 a.m.      Our religion teachers 

      12:00 noon     For victims of violence

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

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


THURSDAY, September 24

                                      No Noon Mass at St. Mary

       6:00 p.m.           Adoration at Corpus Christi

       6:30 p.m.           Mass at Corpus Christi


FRIDAY, September 25

       12:00 noon   Felder-Ruppersburg families  


SATURDAY, September 26

          3:00 p.m.        NO Confession

         4:00 p.m.            Joe Corbett 

                                      Blackburn baptism – after mass


SUNDAY, September 27

       9:00 a.m.        Margaret Hollern

                                      Coffee and Doughnuts 

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

         7:00 p.m.        Bingo








OFFERTORY – September 12-13, 2009


Offertory: $4,869.00

ECO deposits: $675.00 (includes weekly & 15th)

Total offering: $5,544.00

Bingo receipts for Sept. 13, 2009: $3,207.00

 Jackpot: $17,600.00!!



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. Anna May Felicia

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


RCIA – 2009 – 2010

The topic for this week is “Revelation, Scripture and Tradition”. RCIA sessions are held in the Atrium every Wed, at 7:00 p.m.  Sessions are open t0 anyone interested in learning more about your faith.   All are welcome!


RCIC: Please watch future bulletins for announcements regarding RCIC (Rite of Christian Initiation for Children).


ATTENTION COUPLES PLANNING ON GETTING MARRIED AT ST. MARY’s/ST. LEO’s.  If you haven’t yet planned your ceremony please consider joining us the 3rd  Monday of the month, Sept. 21st, for ceremony planning at 6:00 p.m. in the atrium;  music planning at 7:00 p.m. in the church (couples need only attend once).  


KEEP IN MIND…the parking lot closest to Mohawk St. does not belong to us.  If you use that lot without authorization, your car may be towed. St. Mary’s lots are west of the brick wall and metal gates.



The Sacrament of Penance is usually celebrated on Saturday at 3:00 and on Monday right after the noon mass.  However, it will not be celebrated on Saturday, September 26 or Monday, September 28.




LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES for September 26-27, 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: Sept. 27 – Bertha Hilsheimer & Sally Sobony       Pray for our men and women in uniform


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





The singers of the Magpie Consort return to St. Leo on Friday, Sept. 25th at 8:00 p.m. to take you on a musical voyage of the Celtic lands:  Scotland, Ireland, Wales, and Appalachia. The Magpies first performed at St Leo in December last year, and raised $1000 towards the organ restoration fund.  A separate free will collection will be taken to benefit the St Leo restoration fund.  So, bring your pocket money and get set to shop early for Christmas and enjoy a wonderful concert, all in one day! For further information go to or call 614-268 6295.



St. Ladislas Senior Stars will be making their fall trip to the Shrine of Our Lady of Consolation in Carey, Ohio, on Thursday, October 15th.  All ages are welcome.  Cost is $20.00 for the bus plus the cost of your lunch at the shrine cafeteria. Please watch the bulletin for further information.



Confirmation will be celebrated for our young people here at 11:30 a.m. on November 1st.  Parents of high school students who missed confirmation should contact Father Thomas about preparation for the sacrament. The best way to contact Father is by way of a letter mailed to 672 So. 3rd Street, Columbus, OH 43206 or you may drop a note in the collection basket.  Please include your current address and phone number in your note.


The COMING HOME NETWORK…is hosting their 7th annual conference, Pillar and Bulwark of Truth, in Columbus on Oct. 23-25, 2009.  For more information contact the Coming Home Network at 800.664.5110. Information is also available on their website at






The quarterly Jordon Conference session for parents who wish to have a child baptized will be held on October 27, 2009 at 7:00 p.m. in the atrium. Please contact the parish office at 445-9668 to confirm your attendance.



Ø  The annual parish picnic will be held on October, 18th immediately following the 11:30 mass in the school gymnasium. Watch the bulletin for more detailed information.


Ø  Bible study is set to resume on October 21st at 6:00 p.m. in the Specht Center. We will study the book of 1st Corinthians. Please contact the parish office at 445.9668 if you are interested in joining us this year. We will be ordering study guides and want to make sure we have enough for everyone.





C:\Documents and Settings\anderson\My Documents\My Pictures\Microsoft Clip Organizer\j0439450.jpg    ST. MARY SCHOOL HAPPENINGS

The week of September 21 – 25 our school will be hosting its annual Book Fair. This is a chance to purchase new, good quality titles for your child to read at home. Parents and parishioners are welcome to browse the book fair anytime it’s open. Plan on checking out the book fair on Friday, Sept. 25th, and then enjoy a terrific spaghetti dinner beginning at 4:00 p.m. All proceeds benefit the library. We appreciate your support.


CRAFTERS WANTED…. for the craft bazaar scheduled for Saturday, November 7, from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at St. Mary school gym. Tables are $30. This event is sponsored by the Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians.  For more information, call Mary (614)263-7812 or email   



Come join your friends in Mary’s Garden at St. Leo on Sunday, Oct. 4th at 3:00 p.m. to pray the “Living Rosary”. Please bring a folding chair. If cold or rainy, we will hold inside. We will have flowers to represent each bead of the Rosary as we pray together to honor Mary and ask her intercession for the end of abortion and euthanasia. Please call Lori at 444-8353 for more information and to confirm your attendance.



The Pontifical College Josephinum welcomes the general public to its Fall Open House on Saturday, October 3, 2009, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Explore the beautiful buildings, chapels, and grounds of the only pontifical seminary outside of Italy – home to more than 120 Catholic seminarians representing dioceses from the United States and abroad. Staff and seminarians will be on hand to offer tours of this majestic landmark, highlighting the extensive woodwork, stained glass, terrazzo floors, intricate brickwork, and sacred art. Rare books and manuscripts from the Josephinum library will be exhibited, and seminary memorabilia will be available for purchase.
Admissions and parking are free. The tours will begin every half hour and are approximately 30 minutes in duration, followed by refreshments. For more information or to make a reservation, please call the Josephinum at 614-885-5585.



Through the efforts of the many volunteers our recent festival netted $31,480.93. To all the volunteers that made this event successful we extend our appreciation.  



October 4th is the traditional feast day of St. Francis of Assisi.  There will be a blessing of animals on the rectory front lawn at 10:30 a.m. that day.








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