THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH

THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH

 

 

 

SATURDAY, May 15

      3:00 p.m.                Confession

     4:00 p.m.           Britt,Fisher,Fix,Graham,Schick

                                  Hoermle,Seipel,Winnestaffer;

                                  all married 50 years

                       

SUNDAY, May 16

       9:00 a.m.          Ruth Thompson

                                  Coffee and Doughnuts 

      11:30 a.m.         Parishioners of St. Mary

       3:00 p.m.        Polish mass

         7:00 p.m.            Bing0

 

MONDAY, May 17     

    12:00 noon          Priests   

                                       Confession following Mass

       7:00 p.m.                 Marriage Information Nigh-Atrium

   

TUESDAY, May 18

       12:00 noon         E. Belle Leddy  

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

   

WEDNESDAY, May 19

        9:45 a.m.        Mark Carrick

    12:00 noon         Elizabeth Reiner   

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

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

                               

THURSDAY, May 20

    12:00 noon         Elizabeth Reiner  

 

FRIDAY, May 21 

    12:00 noon          Charlene Schultz   

 

SATURDAY, May 22

      3:00 p.m.                Confession

     4:00 p.m.           Mary Jo McCarthy      

                                  Daugherty baptism – after mass

  

SUNDAY, May 23

       9:00 a.m.          Marian Fontaine   

                                 Coffee and Doughnuts 

      11:30 a.m.         Parishioners of St. Mary

                                  Smith baptism – after mass

         7:00 p.m.            Bing0

 

 

 

 

OFFERTORY – May 8-9, 2010

Offertory: 4,985.00

 ECO deposits $235 .00 (weekly)

Total offering: $5,220.00

Bingo receipts for May 9, 2010: $2,065.00

Jackpot: $13,500.00!!

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, Mary Ann Koch, Tim McManus, Al Moeller, Mary Ann Prager, Larry Schwartz, Tyler Zust, James Johnson, Betty Friedlinghaus, Charles Walker, Paul Wingert,  Jake Sterpka,, Margaret Campbell, Evelyn Holleran, Ruth Neal, Julieann Miles, Maryann Neymeyer. Monica and Jean, Mary Kay Oris

 

If you are admitted to a hospital St. Mary’s may not be notified. Please ask a family member to call us. 

 

PARISH RECORDS

It has recently come to our attention that our parish records do not always reflect the most current information with regards to the children born into your family. When you have a child please update your family record by completing a CHANGE FORM located on the table to the right of the main entrance into the sanctuary.

 

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

We are in need of people who can volunteer to help with bingo on Sunday evenings. Bingo is our largest ongoing fund raiser; the funds generated from these weekly games contribute a significant amount of income toward the support of St. Mary’s school and parish. If you can spare one Sunday evening a month please contact the parish office at 445-9668.

 

CATHOLIC CEMETARY SCHEDULE

Offices at St. Joseph, Resurrection, and Holy Cross Cemeteries will be open on Sundays, May 9, 16 & 23  from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Family Service Advisors will be available to assist families with pre-need arrangements and answer questions.

 

BELATED BIRTHDAY WISHES…go out to Evelyn Tanner. Evelyn, a lifelong member of St. Mary; a graduate of St. Mary grade school and high school, celebrated her 90th birthday on May 3rd.


 

LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES for May 22-23, 2010 (4th 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                                        Lori Mitchell                           John Lamotte, Don Alexander, Rita Alexander

                           Juan Durano                        John Rees                                Ann Martin, Russ Martin, Mary Minerd                                                                                         Evelyn Holleran      

9:00 A.M.       Nate Gain                             Mike Keebaugh                     Dave & Marge Smigelski, Ray & Terry Thomas, Michael Badurina     

                          Dominic Mattox                    Maureen Keebaugh             Frank & Mary Wickham, Stephanie Martt                                                                                    Jacquelyn Carone    

11:30 A.M.      Mary Weilbacher                Pam Mortimer                      Angie Stoller, Tommy Zervas, Ann Anderson 

                     Katie Price, Morgan Dawson          open                                 Sandra Thompson, Tyler Lawler, Annie Minner                                                                          Jacquelyn Carone             

             

COFFEE & DOUGHNUTS: May 23 – Christa, Erin & Megan McKernan              Pray for our men and women in uniform

 

Collection counters for the 4th Sunday of the month: Rose and Don Hodgson


 

REMINDERS

 

 

SENIOR CITIZENS DAY CELEBRATION

The 33rd annual diocesan Senior Citizens day will be held on June 9th at Seton Parish in Pickerington. Bishop Campbell will celebrate mass at 10:30 a.m. with lunch to follow. See notice on bulletin board or contact the Office of Social Concerns at 614-241-2540.

 

 ATTENTION ALL MARRIED COUPLES CELEBRATING their 25th, 30th, 35th, 40th, 45th, 50th, 55th, 60th ANNIVERSARY AND EVERY YEAR THEREAFTER: Jubilee of Anniversaries 2010 will be held on Sunday, June 27 at St. Cecilia Church, 434 Norton Road, Columbus, at 3:00 p.m. The occasion includes a Mass celebrated by Bishop Frederick F. Campbell and a reception in your honor. Registration forms are available from the parish or you may call the Marriage and Family Life Office at 614/241-2560 or print them online from www.FamilyLife.colsdioc.org. Reservations for you and guests are necessary and must be received by Friday, June 18, 2010.

 

BELLS of ST. MARY’S FUND DRIVE

In conjunction with the Bishops Annual Appeal we are raising money for historic preservation and to offset the cost of rising tuition. We are looking forward to putting new carpet inside the church and repairing the sidewalks in front of church. We have already reached our BAA goal due to the generosity of those that made a three year pledge. However, to reach our parish goal of $150,000 we need everyone to participate. Please consider giving $100/month for ten months. Any and all amounts are welcomed! Campaign cards and brochures are available in the back of church. You can mail in your pledge cards or put it in the collection basket.  Thank you in advance for your generosity

 

NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS

Ride your Bike with the Seminarians!

Join the seminarians of our diocese for the All-States-in-Life Ride which invites priests, religious and laity to join the men for a Social at St. Edward the Confessor Church in Granville at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, May 19th. The Social is followed by a casual bike ride on the paved, automobile-free bike path starting in Granville and concluding 9 miles later in Alexandria with a ride back to your car at St. Edward. All are welcome for the casual ride. For more information visit www.seekholiness.com or email lori@seekholiness.com

 

 

 

SERRA ALTAR SERVER AWARDS….were presented to our own Jonathan Engle and Anthony Bartholomew this past weekend by Bishop Campbell at St. Joseph Cathedral. Our congratulations go out to each of the young men.

 

HOMECOMING 2010

Plans are well under way for our 2010 Homecoming festival scheduled for the weekend of August 13 and 14. You should have received your raffle tickets in the mail this past week. For additional tickets stop by the parish office. Please consider volunteering 2-3 hours during this special weekend; you can contact the parish office at 445-9668 or email Ann Anderson at ann@stmarygv.com. 

 

REMINDER

Service Saturday is set for next weekend, May 22nd.

We are still in need of volunteers. Volunteers will help work on house projects throughout our local community for the elderly and most vulnerable among us.  Last fall during Ohio's Make a Difference Day we worked on 45 projects and our goal is to make an even bigger impact this spring!  Mark your calendars for May 22nd from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.  Even if you have only a few hours in the morning we can still use your help. We will meet at St. Mary's between 8:30 and 9:00 a.m. for training and assignments.  Lunch will be provided at your work site.  If you are unable to volunteer, please consider making a tax deductible gift.  All money will go directly to helping needy families have the homes they deserve.  To once again, “make a difference” in someone's life contact Jason Shanks at jasonshanks@stmarygv.com

 

YEAR OF THE PRIEST BREAKFAST

Last summer, Pope Benedict XVI declared a “Year of the Priest”, which will come to an end this June.  We are going to have a Year of the Priest Breakfast on Sunday, June 13, 2010, from 9:45 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in the gymnasium.  This will be a time for us to celebrate the vocations of Father Thomas and Father Sylvester and thank them for answering the call and for their dedication and faithfulness to the priesthood.  Please mark your calendars and plan on attending. This will be a great opportunity to honor the priests of St. Mary’s with our presence and to pray for more vocations to the priesthood.  Bring your family and friends.  There will be information available for those discerning the priesthood and religious life. 

 

FACE FORWARD

“Lots of bubblin’ giveaways at Face Forward this summer”; Zoombezi Bay, Chipotle, Starbucks, Panera Bread and more! Watch the wall for more details! For additional information, visit Facebook.com/FaceForwardColumbus and FaceForwardColumbusBlog.com

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