THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH
6:00 p.m. Choir practice (11:30 choir)
WEDNESDAY, April 28
12:00 noon World Peace
FRIDAY, April 30
At Home : Catherine Allen, Charlie Campbell, Josephine Calabro, Frank Carrick, Judy Hall, 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, Julieann Miles
The quarterly Jordon
Conference session for parents who wish to have a child baptized has been
postponed for one week due to an unforeseen conflict. This session will be held
ATTENTION YOUNG ADULTS
· Become a fan on FaceBook at Vino et Veritas and check out our web page at www.stmaryadultcatholics.web.com
· Vino et Veritas: Wine and Truth meets the first Thursday of every month in the basement of Gresso’s starting at 7:00 p.m. Mark your calendars for May 6th. Fr. Sylvester will be the presenter. We start with a wine tasting, followed by a presentation, and then we play, “Stump the Priest” where you can win a free dinner! Bring your friends and join us for this fun evening.
FACE FORWARD COLUMBUS
Weddings, Confirmations, Baptisms, holy moments are all around this season. Face Forward welcomes you to share those moments with us! For more details, visit www.Facebook.com/FaceForwardColumbus or www.FaceForwardColumbusBlog.com
LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES for May 1-2, 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: Rose and Don Hodgson
(Couples should expect to attend all 5 sessions)
The dates are: April 27, May 11, May 25, June 15 and July 13. Sessions will be hosted by: SS. Simon and Jude Parish, West Columbus Deanery, 9350 High Free Pike, West Jefferson, OH 43162. Cost is $60 per couple. Financial assistance is available.
Ø St. Mary School annual FLOWER SALE sponsored by the Home & School Association is currently taking orders for its annual sale. Order forms can be found in the back of church. All orders are due by Friday, April 30th; flowers will be available for pick up on Friday, May 7th. Please see order forms for details. Thank you for helping the school while making the world more beautiful.
Ø St Mary Library invites all parishioners to participate in our 17th annual Family Cake Decorating Contest on Monday, May 3rd. Cakes may be decorated with either a reading/book theme, or connected to our current theme, "The Art of Reading." Cakes should be dropped off by 8:30 a.m. on the day of the contest. Parishioners are invited to stop by on May 3rd to see all the amazing cakes; this year promises to have some real masterpieces!
Ø Right to Read Week will climax with an art festival on Friday, May 7th beginning at 5:30 p.m.
SEEKING VOLUNTEERS – SPRING SERVICE SATURDAY
Catholic Social Services is in need of volunteers for the upcoming Spring Service Saturday scheduled for May 22nd from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Volunteers will help the elderly and most vulnerable within our community with home improvement projects. All volunteers will meet in the St. Mary school gymnasium at 8:30 a.m. Lunch will be provided at your work site. If you are unable to volunteer please consider making a tax deductable donation. To once again “Make a Difference” in someone’s life contact Jason Shanks at 445-9668 or email to email@example.com
Watch the bulletin for further updates.
MARK YOUR CALENDARS
v First communion will be held on Saturday, May 8th at the 4:00 mass.
v German Village Valuables and Sidewalk Sale is scheduled for May 15th from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
CATHOLIC CAMPOREE….will be held on May
21-23, 2010 at St. Joseph in Somerset, OH. This year's theme is Prayer and the event will feature The Most Reverend Frederick F. Campbell! This event will also have youth led discussions, camp wide games, campfires, music with Station 14, Dead Theologians Society, contests, prizes, and MORE! We will celebrate Mass, Reconciliation, and Adoration. Don't miss out on this fantastic weekend! The full weekend program is available for male and female youth grades 6-12. Register for the weekend by May 13 for the Early Bird fee of only $25.00 per person! There is also a Day Program for grades 1-5. For more information about this excellent event contact Kevin Miller at
614-263-7832 or check out their website at http://www.cdeducation.org/oym/dccs/camporee.html
The YOUNG at HEART GROUP….will hold their monthly meeting on Thursday, May 6th at 1:30 p.m. in the Specht Center. Anyone (ladies or gentlemen) over the age of 50 is welcome to attend.
SHARING YOUR FAITH
Are you or someone you know interested in learning more about the Catholic faith? Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults may be just for you. Starting next August, we will be holding weekly classes for those interested in exploring the Catholic faith, for those wanting to join the Church, and for those adult Catholics who haven’t been confirmed. For more information, go to www.stmarygv.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The following students from St. Mary have earned Honor Roll status for the third quarter at:
Bishop Ready High School: William Perry, Maria Martello and David Martello.
Bishop Watterson: Mariel Hayes
These students are to be commended for attaining this academic achievement.