SATURDAY, February 13

           3:00 p.m.       Confession

         4:00 p.m.      Wilma Weilbacher      

                                      Gaughan baptism – after mass


SUNDAY, February 14

       9:00 a.m.        Kulzer-Wind families  

                                      Zang baptism – after mass

                                      Coffee and Doughnuts 

      11:30 a.m.        Dec’d of the Gammell family 

                                      Yannayon baptism – after mass

        7:00 p.m.         Bing0


MONDAY, February 15

    12:00 noon       Parishioners of St. Mary 

                                      Confession following Mass

       7:00 p.m.          Marriage information night


TUESDAY, February 16

       12:00 noon      Seminarians  

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



        9:45 a.m.        For peace

      12:00 noon     Bill Thompson 

          7:00 p.m.     RCIA candidates & catechumens

         6:00 p.m.         NO Bible study-Specht Center

          7:00 p.m.       NO Choir practice (9:00 choir)

          7:00 p.m.       R.C.I.A. – Atrium (see announcement)


THURSDAY, February 18   

                                      No Noon Mass at St. Mary 

       6:00 p.m.           Adoration at Corpus Christi

       6:30 p.m.           Mass at Corpus Christi


FRIDAY, February 19

       12:00 noon    Msgr. Lawrence Corcoran  

         7:00 p.m.         Stations of the Cross @ Corpus Christi


SATURDAY, February 20

           3:00 p.m.       Confession

         4:00 p.m.      Mary Jo McCarthy    


SUNDAY, February 21

       9:00 a.m.  Lvng.& dec’d Reis-Bendinelli families

                                      Coffee and Doughnuts 

      11:30 a.m.        Deacon Thomas G. Spaith 

       3:00 p.m.        Polish mass  

        7:00 p.m.         Bing0






OFFERTORY – Feb. 6-7, 2010

Offertory: $5,233.00

 ECO deposits: $1,067.00 (weekly & bi-weekly)

Total offering: $6,300.00

Bingo receipts for Feb 7, 2010:  $2,597.00

Jackpot: $8,300.00

Come and play, have a good time and support St. Mary


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, James Johnson, Betty Friedlinghaus, Charles Walker, Paul Wingert, Virginia and Tim Deweese, Jake Sterpka, Brian Burson, Margaret Campbell, Evelyn Holleran, Marty Jarrett, Ruth Neal, Elizabeth “Betty” Reiner

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

All those participating in the RCIA program will meet in the atrium immediately following the 7:00 p.m. Ash Wednesday mass. The next major step for this group will be the Rite of Election which will take place on Feb. 21st at 6:30 p.m. at St. Andrew.



Next weekend, Feb. 20-21, has been set aside for a special collection for Black and Native American Missions. Please use your pre-printed envelopes or mark your contribution accordingly.



February 27, 2010: Columbus Catholic Women’s Conference at the Ohio Expo Center-Lausche Building. Visit for additional information or to register on line.

March 3, 2010: All interested in joining the weekly bible study session, please join us for pizza at Plank’s on Parsons at 6:00 p.m.

March 6, 2010: Register now to attend the 13th Annual Columbus Diocese’s Catholic Men’s Conference at the Ohio Expo Center-Lausche Building. To register Click on Link:

March 14, 2010: The annual Daughter’s of Erin breakfast. Watch your bulletin for further information.

Saturday, Apr. 10, 2010: Young adults, mark your calendar for a conference at Christ the King church. The cost is $30.00.  Watch the bulletin for further updates.


LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES for Feb. 20-21, 2010 (3rd Sunday of the Month)

Extraordinary Ministers are reminded to cleanse the vessels after each Mass


TIME                ALTAR SERVER         LECTOR                                        EXTRAORDINARY MINISTER                                    SACRISTAN

4:00 P.M.       Open                                       John Lamotte                              Chris Hilles, Pat Morris, Lois Morris,

                           Open                                       Tina Nierman                              Andrea Fannin, Open, Open                                                 Tina Nierman      

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

                            Edie Collins                     Mary Kay Oris                Mike Chambers, Carolyn Redwood, Bertha Hilsheimer, open           Frances Melton   

11:30 A.M.      Delaney Dawson                  Jimmy Vogt                           Elizabeth Vogt, Mike and Maureen Keebaugh,

                         Rebecca & Jillian Vogt         Kathleen Haytas                         Stuart Sinn, Open, Open                                                      Frances Melton     


COFFEE & DOUGHNUTS: Feb. 21 – Knights of Columbus                                    Pray for our men and women in uniform


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






Please join Saint Mary School for a Fat Tuesday Family Dinner on February 16th from 4:00 - 7:00.  All proceeds of the dinner to benefit the Haiti Earthquake relief fund through Catholic Relief Services. Suggested donation: $5.00 adults, $3.00 children (8th grade and younger). Fat Tuesday is the traditional day of feasting before Lent, the next day, Wed. Feb. 17th is Ash Wednesday, the beginning of the Lenten season.  Please join us as we dine together as a school and parish community and help the earthquake victims in Haiti. On the menu: chili, soup, macaroni & cheese, bread, dessert and beverage.



STATIONS of the CROSS will be held each Fri. at 7:00 p.m. at the following locations throughout the Lenten season.

      At Corpus Christi: Feb. 19th and Mar. 12th

At St. Mary: Feb. 26th and Mar. 19th

At St. Ladislas: Mar. 5th and Mar. 26th

Confession will be offered in addition to the stations.


Stations will also be held at St. Leo at 4:00 p.m. on the following Wednesday’s throughout Lent:

Feb. 24th, Mar. 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th







For a Catholic perspective, the Catholic Times weekly newspaper features insightful and informative news from around our diocese, our country, and the world.  Sign up TODAY, or continue receiving the Catholic Times for another year, by placing your Catholic Times envelope with only $17.00 (parish rate) into the regular Mass collection. Checks should be made payable to St. Mary.  As an evangelization tool, Bishop Campbell encourages every Catholic household to receive the Catholic Times.  Sign-up TODAY!



Evelyn Holleran wanted to express her thanks to her parish family for the many cards and flowers sent to her while she has been sick. But in particular, she wants to extend a special thank you for all the prayers said on her behalf.  These prayers have definitely played a significant role in her healing process. Thanks again and God Bless.



The ladies of the 4-S Club will host a dinner on Sunday, Feb. 21st from noon until 3:00 p.m. Come and enjoy baked lasagna, tossed salad, garlic bread and dessert, all for $7.00 per person. Carry out available, call 443-0524.


The PONTIFICAL COLLEGE JOSEPHINUM….. welcomes the general public to its commemoration of the Feast of St. Patrick at the seminary’s fifth annual Irish Fest on February 27, 2010, from 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.  The event celebrating Irish culture and heritage will be preceded by Mass at 4:30 p.m. in the seminary’s St. Turibius Chapel, followed by an evening of traditional Irish music, food and dance. One hundred percent of the profit benefits seminarians in financial need.  

 Tickets may be purchased at the door and are $20 for adults and $5 for youth age 11-16. Children under 11 are free. Pre-sale tickets ($15 adults; $5 youth age 11-16) may be purchased until 4 p.m. on Friday, February 26. Call 614-885-5585 to purchase tickets by phone via credit card, or visit the reception desk in the main lobby of the Josephinum during business hours (weekdays 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.). Parking is free.



Become a Fan of St. Mary’s on FACEBOOK! Stay up to date with the events and news from St. Mary’s and meet new people by becoming a fan of St. Mary’s Catholic Church on Facebook! This is a great way to stay connected throughout the week.



Masses for Ash Wednesday will be held at 9:45 a.m.; noon; and 7:00 p.m. The proceeds of our Ash Wednesday collection will be contributed to the Joint Organization for Inner-city Needs (JOIN), which operates under Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Columbus.

In addition, the office of Social Concerns is asking parishes to support the 2nd annual Diocesan Ash Wed. food drive. Clean out your cupboards on Fat Tuesday and bring the canned goods to mass on Ash Wednesday.



Many nursing home residents have no regular visitors or may not have family living nearby. The Long Term Care Ombudsman Program is looking for volunteers to visit nursing home residents in central Ohio. For only 2 hours a week you can make a difference in someone’s life. Please contact Ruthie Fortkamp at 614.857.1230 for additional information.



Three members of our parish who are students at Bishop Ready High School have earned Honor Roll status for the 2nd quarter of the current academic year.  Earning First Honors, having maintained a grade point average of 3.67 or better, are sophomore Maria Martello and freshman William Perry.  Named to the Distinction List, having maintained a grade point average between 3.0 and 3.32, is senior David Martello.  Congratulations to these students who work so diligently to achieve academic success.



You should have received your 2010 parish directory by now. Please check your information for accuracy. If you find an error please contact the parish office so your records can be updated. 






Back to previous page
Return to home page