THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH
6:00 p.m. Choir practice (11:30 choir)
WEDNESDAY, May 26
12:00 noon For victims of violence
FRIDAY, May 28
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
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
Catholic Cemeteries Memorial Day weekend office hours are as follow: Saturday May 29, 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.; Sunday May 30, 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and Monday May 31, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Memorial Day Masses will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. at St. Joseph, Mt. Calvary and Holy Cross and at 1:00 p.m. at Resurrection Cemetery.
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.
LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES for May 29-30, 2010 (5th Sunday of the Month)
Extraordinary Ministers are reminded to cleanse the vessels after each Mass
TIME ALTAR SERVER LECTOR EXTRAORDINARY MINISTER SACRISTAN
5th Sunday liturgical ministers needed, please sign up on the sheets located under the pictures of Pope Benedict and Bishop Campbell.
Collection counters for the 5th Sunday of the month: Rose and Don Hodgson
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
WE ARE LOOKING FOR YOU!!!
St. Ladislas School Class Reunion will be held on July 24, 2010 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.; Classes of 1959, 1960, 1961 & 1962. Please contact the following individuals for additional information, Linda Magyrosi Hoskins '59 at (740) 687-5648, Rose Toth Myers '61 at
(937) 437-8759, Carol '60 or Mary '62 Krecsmar at
ST. MARY ALUMNI AWARD
Mrs. Vivian Williams has been selected as our National Catholic Education Distinguished Alumni Award recipient this year. A presentation of the National Catholic Education Award will be made during the school Mass celebrated at 9:45 a.m. on Wednesday, May 26th.
4-S LADIES AUXILLARY DINNER
The ladies of the 4-S Club will serve dinner on Sunday, May 23rd from noon until 3:00 p.m. The menu will be ham, scalloped potatoes, mixed vegetables, rolls/butter and desert. The cost is $7.00 per person and carry out is available by calling 443-0524.
JOB OPENING-HOLY SPIRIT SCHOOL
Holy Spirit School is seeking a cafeteria manager. For information about this position call 614-861-0475.
“LIVING WITH BENEDICT” RETREAT
The Benedictine Monks of St. Andrew Abbey in Cleveland welcome men between the ages of 18-45 who wish to discern a monastic vocation to attend one of the “Living with Benedict” weekend retreats: June 11-13, 2010 or August 13-15, 2010. Contact Fr. Gerard, OSB at email@example.com
ST. VINCENT DE PAUL COLLECTION
Each 5th Sunday throughout the year is set aside to collect for St. Vincent de Paul. Please use your pre-printed envelopes for your donation or mark your envelope accordingly so funds can be applied properly.
BISHOP HARTLEY VOLLEYBALL CAMP
July 14 – 17, 2010: Grades 3 – 6 from 9:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Grades 7- 8: from noon to 2:30 p.m.
Registration forms can be found on the Bishop Hartley website: http://www.bishop-hartley.org/index.php
Enrollment in a catholic school is not a requirement for participation. Any questions, please call Dave Thompson at 237-5421 ext. 213 or Marti Mercuri at 562-4580.
ATTENTION YOUNG ADULTS
Vino et Veritas: Wine and Truth meets the first Thursday of every month in the basement of Gresso’s starting at Mark your calendars for June 3rd, Fr. Thomas 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.