THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH
6:00 p.m. Choir practice (11:30 choir)
WEDNESDAY, March 3
9:45 a.m. Catechumens and Candidates
6:00 p.m. Adoration at Corpus Christi
6:30 p.m. Mass at Corpus Christi
FRIDAY, March 5 - FIRST FRIDAY
12:00 noon Carone family (livng & decs’d)
7:00 p.m. Stations of the Cross @ St. Ladislas
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,, Margaret Campbell, Evelyn Holleran, Marty Jarrett, Ruth Neal, Elizabeth “Betty” Reiner
RCIA – 2009 – 2010
The RCIA session this week will be devoted to “Virtues, Gifts, Mercy and Sin”. 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 Catholic faith. All are welcome!
ST. MARY’S on FACEBOOK
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.
LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES for March 6, 2010 (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 P.M. Jonathan Engle Don Smeltzer Jim Sauer, Jeanne Sauer, Marissa Campbell
Tim Engle Ann Graf Frances Melton, Rose Albert, open Tina Nierman
9:00 A.M. Nate Gain Annie Ruefle Jack Auer, Christina Badurina, Maria Disabato, Mike Gerlach
Augie & Charlie Collins Brian Collins Bonnie Jones, Amanada Breitfeller, open, open Pat Smith
11:30 A.M. Anthony Bartholomew Pat Dineen Sandy Brown, Linnan Duren, Pam Mortimer
Will Martello, Andy Price Mary Kelly David Martello , open, open Sandy Brown
Collection counters for the 1st Sunday of the month: Don and Rose Hodgson
2010 YOUNG ADULT CONFERENCE
Reboot Your Relationships.
Have you ever wished you could hit
Ctrl+Alt+Del on your life and reboot yourself and your relationships with God
and others? This is the perfect opportunity to meet, retreat, network, reflect,
learn, relax, and grow.
Saturday, April 10th, 9:00 am - 5:00 p.m. at Christ the King Church, Columbus. For more information visit YoungAdultConference.org
DIOCESAN RESPECT LIFE CONFERENCE….
featuring nationally renowned speaker, Fr. Tadeusz Pacholczyk, Ph.D., Director of Education and Ethicist of the National Catholic Bioethics Center. The conference will be held on Saturday, March 6th from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at St. Patrick's, 280 N. Grant Ave. The cost is $15.00, which includes lunch. To register, contact the diocesan office for Social Concerns at 614.241.2540.
WHAT WE BELIEVE, WHAT WE CELEBRATE, HOW WE LIVE, HOW WE PRAY
For a variety of suggestions and resources to facilitate your Lenten practice and your journey with Christ, visit the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops' Lent webpage at http://www.usccb.org/lent.
MEN’S WEEKEND RETREAT
A silent retreat for men will be held at St. Therese’s the weekend of March 26-28. The theme will be “Sin, Conversion and the Call to Holiness: A Message of Divine Mercy”. For additional information contact Jack Dyas at 614.580.7807 or Bob Muetzel at 614.299.7700.
CATHOLIC TIMES - IT’S NOT TOO LATE!!!
You can still sign-up for Catholic Times. For only $17.00 (parish rate) you will receive the weekly news of what’s happening in the Catholic world. Use the envelope provided in your February packet, or simply write “Catholic Times“ on a plain envelope, make your check payable to the parish, and drop it into the collection basket. As an evangelization tool, Bishop Campbell encourages all Catholic households in the diocese to receive and read our diocesan newspaper, the Catholic Times.
LENTEN MEAL BEFORE STATIONS
Corpus Christi and St. Ladislas parishes cordially invite our friends from St. Mary to join us for a Lenten soup and bread supper on the following Fridays of Lent: Friday March 5, (St. Ladislas Parish), Friday March 12, (Corpus Christi Parish), and Friday March 26, (St. Ladislas Parish). At St. Ladislas, the supper will be held in the gathering place adjacent to the church sanctuary and at Corpus Christi in the social area adjacent to Corpus Christi church sanctuary. This supper will be held from 5:30-6:30 prior to Stations of the Cross. A free will offering is optional. Please join us! For more information please contact the parish office at 443-2828.
ST MARY SCHOOL NEWS
The 32nd annual St. Mary of Ohio Basketball tournament is right around the corner. The tournament will be held over two weekends, Friday, Mar. 5th beginning at 5:00 p.m. and Saturday, Mar. 6th beginning at 8:00 a.m. the 6th grade boys and the 8th girls will compete. The following weekend, Friday, Mar. 12th beginning at 6:00 p.m. and Saturday, Mar. 13th beginning at 8:00 a.m. the 8th grade boys will take to the hardwood. We will host St. Mary school teams from all over Ohio. Come and enjoy some great competition and support our young athletes.
VINO et VERITAS: Wine and Truth
All young adults are invited to St. Mary’s own Vino et Veritas at Gresso’s on High Street at 7:00 p.m. the 1st Thursday of every month. The next meeting will be Thursday March 4th! The evening will include networking with other young adults, a wine tasting, a talk on “Resurrection of Christ: Myth or Reality,” and you can win a free dinner by Stumping the Priest. Invite your friends and come out for a fun and faith-filled evening.
BIBLE STUDY SOCIAL
The bible study group just completed 1st Corinthians and prior to beginning the study of 2nd Corinthians they will gather at Plank’s on Parsons for pizza. If you would like to be part of this fun group please join them on Wednesday, March 3rd at 6:00 p.m. All are welcome!! Come and have / about.