3:00 p.m.       Confession

         4:00 p.m.      Mary Heimlich


SUNDAY, March 7

       9:00 a.m.        Frank Wirth family  

                                      Coffee and Doughnuts 

      11:30 a.m.        Mike Gammell      

        7:00 p.m.         Bing0


MONDAY, March 8           

    12:00 noon       Parishioners of St. Mary           

                                      Confession following Mass


TUESDAY, March 9

       12:00 noon      Wilma Weilbacher      

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



          9:45 a.m.      Catechumens and Candidates

      12:00 noon     Henrietta Koch

         4:00 p.m.      Stations of the Cross @ St. Leo

         6:00 p.m.         Bible study-Specht Center

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

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


THURSDAY, March 11

                                      No Noon Mass at St. Mary 

       6:00 p.m.           Adoration at Corpus Christi

       6:30 p.m.           Mass at Corpus Christi


FRIDAY, March 12  

      12:00 noon     Ruppersburg/Felder familes

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


SATURDAY, March 13

           3:00 p.m.       Confession

          4:00 p.m.     Charles & Lenore Britt,

                                       and Sister Pat, OSF     


SUNDAY, March 14

       8:00 a.m.          Daughter’s of Erin Irish breakfast

       9:00 a.m.        Ruth Thompson  

                                      NO Coffee and Doughnuts 

      11:30 a.m.        John P. Markus 

                                      Thomas baptism – after mass   

        7:00 p.m.         Bing0









OFFERTORY – Feb. 27-28, 2010

Offertory: $5,726.00

 ECO deposits: $1,670.00 (weekly & 1st)

Total offering: $7,396.00

Bingo receipts for Feb 28, 2010:  $4,529.00

Jackpot: $9,900.00!!

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, Maryann Neymeyer.

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, 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. 



The Diocese of Columbus has designated the weekend of March 13-14, 2010 as a weekend for a special collection for Catholic Relief Services. Please use your preprinted collection envelope or mark your envelope accordingly so the funds can be posted to the proper account.



Our funeral choir is seeking to welcome more singers. Funerals are typically held at 10:00 a.m. If your schedule will permit and you are inclined to help with this special ministry please contact the parish office at 445.9668.



After enjoying pizza at Plank’s this past Wednesday the bible study group will resume their study of the Word. We will begin the study of 2nd Corinthians at 6:00 p.m. each Wednesday. All are welcome.


RCIA – 2009 – 2010

The RCIA session this week will be devoted to a discussion of “Heaven, Hell and Purgatory”.  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!


LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES for March 13-14, 2010 (2nd 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.        Travis Marx                               Sherrie Hayes                              Lori and Dave Mitchell, Mariel Hayes,

                           Open                                             Casey Campbell                    Carol Rees, Evelyn Holleran, Don Smeltzer                                                  Amanda Walker

9:00 A.M.       Natasha Mattox                       Don Metnes                             Genny Bowman, Catherine Goodall, Shirley Thibaut, Eileen Hoffman,

                           Boi’ Suba Kenneh                      Marge Smigelski                    Christa, Megan & Erin McKernan, Jennifer Yannayon           Ginny Holleran

11:30 A.M.      Vince Relli                                  Mike Hicks                              Katie Lawler, Maria Martello, Janet Dawson    

                           Sam Agra, Corey Hall             Devin Russell                         Kyle Dawson, Pamela Makowski, Tina Hall                                                  Suzi Foster     


COFFEE & DOUGHNUTS: March 14 -     NO Coffee & Doughnuts                                   Pray for our men and women in uniform


Collection counters for the 2nd Sunday of the month: Catherine Goodall and Frances Melton






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



STATIONS of the CROSS will be held each Friday throughout the Lenten season at 7:00 p.m. The schedule and locations are as follows:


      Mar. 12th – Corpus Christi       Mar. 19th – St. Mary                                          Mar. 26th – St. Ladislas


The sacrament of reconciliation will be offered in addition to Stations.


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

 March 10th, 17th, 24th




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 12, at Corpus Christi Parish, and Friday, March 26, at 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. 



April 3, 2010: The Easter Vigil mass is scheduled for 8:30 p.m. Please note, there will not be a 4:00 p.m. mass on Holy Saturday. Keep all our elect in your prayers throughout this Lenten season.





St. Mary School Registration for the 2010-2011 school year for preschool and students in kindergarten thru 8th grade is currently open to all parents. Please contact the school office at 444-8994 for K-8 information; for information about preschool call 443.5307.



We will celebrate our parish penance service for Lent on Palm Sunday, March 28th at 2:00 p.m.  









If you are approached by anyone asking for money on the church steps or the sidewalk prior to or after mass, please refer them to Father Thomas. We have avenues of assistance that we can recommend to those in need.



·    The numbers are in. The St. Mary Gala raised more than $30,500.00. This is the third year in a row that we have raised more than $30,000! Thank you for your support and continued generosity. Thanks to all who devoted their time, talent and treasure to making this event such a success.


·    Have you been to the "Gish?"  For 2010, the St. Mary gym has been named in honor of Dick Gischel, St. Mary class of '67; former St. Mary basketball coach and grandfather to the 4th generation of Gischel’s to attend St. Mary School. Congratulations and thank you to the Gischel family, this year's Gala winner. 




If you are receiving the Catholic Times, but find that you do not have time to read it most weeks, please let the parish office know.  We can save on postage, printing, and paper if we receive this information.



COSI is currently showing a 40 minute film about dinosaurs in South America.  On Sunday, March 14, the youth group will leave here at 4:30 p.m. for the 5:00 p.m. showing of the film, and return here for pizza and ice cream sandwiches.  Youth group activities are open to junior high and high school aged parishioners.  There is no charge for this activity. Call Father Thomas at 580.0421 if you would like to attend this outing.


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Your contribution honoring a loved one, living or deceased, will be used for the purchase of Easter flowers.

Names to be remembered – please print










Donor name:                                                                                      


Amount enclosed:                                                                                 


If additional lines are needed please attach your list to this form. You may drop this form into the offering baskets or return to the parish office. Deadline for your response is:  

Sunday, March 28, 2010.

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