SATURDAY, August 21

      3:00 p.m.          Confession

        3:00 p.m.          Luff-Gasper wedding @ St.Leo

    4:00 p.m.       Mary Jo McCarthy 

                             Martin baptism – after mass


SUNDAY, August 22

       9:00 a.m.     Wilma Weibacher  

                             Coffee and Doughnuts 

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

                             Ybarra baptism – after mass

          7:00 p.m.    Bing0



MONDAY, August 23

      5:30 p.m.      Frank Pulsinelli   

                                   Confession following Mass


TUESDAY, August 24

       12:00 noon    Marian Fontaine    

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



WEDNESDAY, August 25

    5:30 p.m.       Sonja Norris  



THURSDAY, August 26

   12:00 noon     For victims of natural disasters


FRIDAY, August 27

     5:30 p.m.       Special Intention



SATURDAY, August 28

      3:00 p.m.          Confession

    4:00 p.m.       Charlene Schultz 

      6:00 p.m.          Goody-Goody wedding @ St. Mary



SUNDAY, August 29

       9:00 a.m.     Parishioners of St. Mary

                             Coffee and Doughnuts 

      11:30 a.m.    Joseph Krajewski

                             Shanks baptism – after mass

          7:00 p.m.    Bing0





OFFERTORY – August 14-15, 2010

Offertory: $6,310.98

 ECO deposits $675.00 (weekly & 15th)

Total offering: $6,985.98

Bingo receipts: Aug. 15, 2010: $1,671.00

Jackpot: $2,300.00

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. 



The 9:00 a.m. choir will resume regular weekly rehearsals beginning Wednesday, Sept. 8th at 7:00 p.m. If you are interested in joining the choir please contact the office or see Mark Plescia.



Another year of RCIA will begin with a cookout on the rectory patio on Tuesday, Sept. 7th at 6:30 p.m. If you know anyone that is interested in learning about the Catholic faith; has been away from the church; has not been confirmed; or if you would like to be a sponsor for someone this year, then the Rite of Christian Initiation (RCIA) is for you. RCIA sessions will be held each Tuesday evening starting at 7:00 p.m.  Attending the classes does not obligate you to enter the Church at Easter. Watch the bulletin for further updates.


2010-2011 BIBLE STUDY

The bible study group will resume their study of the Word of God with the book of Galatians. Meetings will be held each Tuesday. The starting date has yet to be determined.

Watch the bulletin for further updates.



Believe it or not the new school year will begin on August 25th at 7:50 a.m. in the cafeteria with prayer. We will also celebrate the German custom of presenting our first graders with a Schultuete later that day, around 1:00 p.m. Please come join us for this special presentation.


“Meet the teacher” night is scheduled for September 2nd


LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES for August 28-29, 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.



COFFEE & DOUGHNUTS: August 29 – Mary & Mike Gerlach                                   Pray for our men and women in uniform


Collection counters for the 5th Sunday of the month: Rose and Don Hodgson





Catholic Social Services’ 18th annual Breakfast with the Bishop will be Friday, September 17, from 7:45 – 9:15 a.m. at the Hyatt Regency Ballroom, 350 North High Street. Bishop Campbell will address why the Church is involved in community social services and in celebration of the 100th anniversary of Catholic Charities USA, the Reverend Larry Snyder, president, will share how the Church carries out these community service efforts.

Join Bishop Campbell for breakfast and learn more about the impact you make through your support of Catholic Social Services. Tickets are $40 each and sponsorship levels are available. . For details, contact Merry Ralston at 614-857-1236 or or visit




Fr. Timothy M. Hayes, Pastor of St. Timothy Church and the St. Timothy Knights of Columbus invite all to the Blue Mass which honors and recognizes the sacrifice of police, firefighters, paramedics, emergency medical crews, and all members of the public safety community and those who have given their lives in service to their communities. This mass will be held on Friday, September 10, 2010 at 5:00 p.m. at St. Timothy.



THE COLUMBUS CATHOLIC WOMEN’S CONFERENCE in collaboration with the St. Andrew’s Women’s Club is proud to announce the first Columbus Catholic Women’s Breakfast, September 25, 2010 at St. Andrew Church, 1899 McCoy Rd. Mass begins at 9:00 a.m. and a catered breakfast will follow in Nugent Hall.  Speaker Rachel Muha of the Brian Muha Foundation will share her story of forgiveness and her work with inner city children at the Run the Race Center.  Cost is 10.00.  For more information and to register online, visit



THE 3RD ANNUAL LABOR DAY PARADE …sponsored by the Columbus Metropolitan Area Knights of Columbus Assemblies will step off from the 500 block of East Rich St. at 9:30 a.m. on Labor Day, Monday, September 6th. The parade route will take us to Holy Cross Church where Bishop Frederick Campbell will be the principal celebrant at the 10:00 a.m. Mass. “Work Worth Doing” is the theme for this year’s celebration. Following Mass, we will continue our fellowship with brunch at the Maennerchor located at 966 S. High St. Tickets for the brunch are $15.00. Contact Steve Skinner 491-2751 with questions and to purchase tickets.





The 5th annual St. Mary Golf Outing is scheduled for Sunday, September 19, 2010. This event will be held at Foxfire Golf Club, Lockbourne, OH. All proceeds benefit St. Mary School tuition assistance fund and is sponsored by the 4-S Club.

Registration forms are available at the back of church.






Thanks again for the many kind cards and especially your prayers.  The doctors are still trying various antibiotics by IV drip to rid my blood of infection.  My location at this point has not been determined and I may be moving soon to another facility. Once this location has been finalized I will advise the parish office. Until further notice please forward your notes and cards to the parish office.


Yours in Christ,

Father Thomas



Beginning next week, Monday, August 23rd , the week day mass schedule will be as follows:

v MONDAY, WEDNESDAY AND FRIDAY masses will be moved from noon to

5:30 p.m.

v TUESDAY AND THURSDAY masses will continue to be celebrated at noon.

Father Sylvester will celebrate daily masses until Father Thomas’s return and due to his prior commitments these changes were necessary. This schedule will remain in effect until further notice.

v The weekly school mass will be held each Tuesday at 9:45 a.m. with Father Domico as the celebrant. The first school mass of the new school year will be on August. 31st.

v The schedule for 1st Friday Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament is still being worked out; please check the bulletin for further updates.



The PONTIFICAL COLLEGE JOSEPHINUM…is looking for the donation of outdoor benches for our campus. If you have or know anyone who has any new or slightly used benches that you would like to donate please call Carrie Gram at 614-985-2234. All donations are considered tax deductible.


 A SILENT WEEKEND RETREAT FOR MEN…..will be held at St. Therese’s on September 10-12, 2010. Father Angelo Anthony, C.P.P.S. will be the retreat director and the theme will be “We are Redeemed in the Blood of Christ”.  For additional information contact Tim Kennedy at 614-855-2105 or Charles Kielkopf at 614-268-0175.



Open your hearts to the special grace of matrimony by attending a Worldwide Marriage Encounter weekend! The next Marriage Encounter weekends, both in central Ohio, are September 24-26 and November 5-7. For more information or to register, contact Paul & Marilou Clouse at 740-746-9003 or visit our website at


HOMECOMING FESTIVAL GRAND PRIZE RAFFLE WINNER: Catherine Reeb, a St. Mary alumni family.  


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