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


MONDAY, September 28

    12:00 noon       For the oppressed

                                      NO Confession following Mass


TUESDAY, September 29-Feast of Sts. Michael, Gabriel and Raphael

       12:00 noon      For firefighters & police officers 

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


WEDNESDAY, September 30

          9:45 a.m.      For peace

      12:00 noon     Parishioners of St. Mary

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

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


THURSDAY, October 1

                                      No Noon Mass at St. Mary

       6:00 p.m.           Adoration at Corpus Christi

       6:30 p.m.           Mass at Corpus Christi


FRIDAY, October 2

       12:00 noon   Martin Russell  


SATURDAY, October 3

          1:00 p.m.        Hage-Szczervacki wedding

          3:00 p.m.        Confession

         4:00 p.m.      Sister Pat Britt, OSF 

          4:30 p.m.        Milton-Bilyk wedding @ St. Leo

          6:00 p.m.        Valdepena-Sarli wedding


SUNDAY, October 4

       9:00 a.m.        Alois H. Thurn 

                                      Coffee and Doughnuts 

      11:30 a.m.        Jesse Anderson

         7:00 p.m.        Bingo











OFFERTORY – September 19-20, 2009


Offertory: $4,465.00

ECO deposits: $1007.00 (includes weekly & bi-weekly)

Total offering: $5,472.00

Bingo receipts for Sept. 20, 2009: $1,822.00

 Jackpot: $18,200.00!!



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 “Jesus, Who do you say that I am”, presented by Kevin Grimditch and Brendan Johnson, seminarians at the Josephinum. 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: If you have a child between the ages of 7-14 that is interested in becoming Catholic please contact the parish office at 445.9668. The Rite of Christian Initiation for Children (RCIC) is scheduled to begin soon and we need to determine the class size to adequately prepare for these sessions. 


KEEP IN MINDthe 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.



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.


LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES for October 3-4, 2009 (1st 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          Jonathan Engle              Don Smeltzer                                Theresa Ellen, Jim Sauer, Jeanne Sauer

                          Tim Engle                        Ann Graf                                 Marissa Campbell, Jennifer Hadden, Frances Melton           Tina Nierman         

9:00 AM          Nate Gain                              Annie Ruefle             Jack Auer, Christina Badurina, Eli & Maria Disabato

                            Augie & Charlie Collins    Brian Collins          Mike Gerlach,  Angie Metoyer, Bonnie Jones, Amanada Breitfeller          Pat Smith         

11:30 AM        Anthony Bartholomew            Tom Martello                         Ashley VanHorn, Donna VanHorn, Sandy Brown

                       Will Martello, Andy Price           Pat Dineen                              Linnan Duren, Pam Mortimer, David Martello                Sandy Brown

 COFFEE & DOUGHNUTS: Oct. 4 – Dave & Marge Smigelski                                 Pray for our men and women in uniform


Collection counters for the 1st Sunday of the month: Don and Rose Hodgson




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


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.



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.


BIBLE STUDY….is set to resume on Wed., Oct. 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.






Please come to church on Sunday, October 4th at

5:00 p.m. for a brief talk about Confirmation and a cookout at the rectory. If you are in high school or in junior high and did not receive a detailed schedule of Confirmation activities, please call 445.9668 to get on the mailing list.



On Sunday, October 11th, there will be exposition of the Blessed Sacrament after the 11:30 Mass, and Benediction will close the exposition at 2:00 p.m.  All are invited to come pray for a greater respect for the sanctity of life in all cultures.



Join us on October 18th for a potluck in the gym after the 11:30 mass.  The Knights of Columbus will bring meats, buns and pop.  All are invited to bring side dishes of salad, vegetables or dessert. Bring your own special beverages if you like.  We will provide paper goods and silverware.



The 3rd annual Marian dinner will be held at St. Andrew Parish Bryce Eck Center, 3880 Reed Rd. at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 12th. Bishop Campbell will again host this event promoting women’s religious vocations. During the event, women will have an opportunity to speak with vocation directors from religious orders, visit displays, and hear from Bishop Campbell and a member of a religious order about religious life, all while enjoying camaraderie with others during a meal.  If interested in attending please contact Ruth Ann Eramo at the Chancery Office, 614.224.2251, so that they can have an accurate count for the caterer. The evening is free for all attendees.


JESUS JAM 2009-10

Middle school and high school youth and parents are invited to the first Jesus Jam of the new school year on Sun. Oct. 18th from 5:00 to 8:30 p.m. at St. Catherine, 500 S. Gould Rd. Keynote speaker is Justin Fatica and the theme for the night is “God is Love”. Jesus Jams are held the 3rd Sunday of each month to help foster a deeper love for the liturgical and sacramental life of the Church. The ultimate goal is to draw students into active participation in the life, mission, and work of their local parish community. For more information, visit or call 1.888.548.CYSC(2972).



On Tuesday, Oct. 13th Holy Family Church at 584 W. Broad St. will present the Vatican Pictorial International Exhibition: The Eucharistic Miracles of the World.  In addition, they will host Bishop Athanasius Schneider, author of “Dominus Est”.  Bishop Schneider will share his dramatic story of living under Russian rule. The day will begin with mass at 9:00 a.m., the Holy Rosary, Confession, and close with the Chaplet of Divine Mercy. Admission is free.


64TH DIOCESAN COUNCIL of CATHOLIC WOMEN CONVENTION…will be held on Saturday, Oct. 31st at St. Thomas Church in Zanesville, OH from 9:00 a.m. to

3:00 p.m. The cost is $25.oo and includes a continental breakfast and lunch. The keynote speaker is Marcus Grodi, seen regularly on EWTN. There will be a special mass with Bishop Campbell followed by afternoon speakers, Julie Wong and Danielle Merry. For more information call the DCCW office at 614.228.8601, email or visit .

Registration is required for this event.


DR. SCOTT HAHN on the HEALING POWER OF CONFESSION…St. Matthew Church located at 807 Havens Corner Rd., Gahanna,  will host Dr. Scott Hahn on Oct. 24th from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Dr. Hahn will present a Biblical approach to understanding the healing power of confession. Dr. Hahn, an internationally renowned Catholic author and speaker is Professor of Theology and Scripture at Franciscan Univ. of Steubenville. He is a former Protestant minister, The lecture will be held in the Parish Activity Center at St. Matthew School with an opportunity to receive the sacrament of Reconciliation afterwards. The cost is: $10.00 per person or $25.00 per family. Mail your registration fee to St. Matthew Church at the address noted above marked Dr. Scott Hahn. Deadline for registration is October 16th. For more information contact the parish office at 614.471.0212.






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