SATURDAY, September 11

      3:00 p.m.          Confession

    4:00 p.m.       Edna L Phillips 



SUNDAY, September 12

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

                            Coffee and Doughnuts 

      11:30 a.m.    Edna L. Phillips  

                             Hilbert baptism – after mass

          7:00 p.m.    Bing0


MONDAY, September 13

  12:00 noon      living/deceased-class of 1945

                                   Confession following Mass


TUESDAY, September 14

     9:45 a.m.      for victims of violence

         5:30 p.m.        John Kulzer   

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

       7:00 p.m.           RCIA in Atrium



WEDNESDAY, September 15

    5:30 p.m.       Frank Pulsinelli  

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



THURSDAY, September 16

    5:30 p.m.       Evelyn Holleran


FRIDAY, September 17

   12:00 noon      Charlene Schultz 



SATURDAY, September 18

      3:00 p.m.          Confession

    4:00 p.m.       Mary Jo McCarthy 



SUNDAY, September 19

       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








OFFERTORY – September 4-5, 2010

Offertory: $6,129.00

 ECO deposits $2,392.00 (weekly, bi-weekly & 1st)

Total offering: $8,521.00

Bingo receipts: Sept. 5, 2010: $1,575.00

Jackpot: $700.00

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, Ruth Neal, Julieann Miles, Maryann Neymeyer. Monica and Jean, Mary Kay Oris, Father Thomas


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



ü   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.

ü   Catholic Social Services and St. Mary have joined together for the fifth annual Service Saturday to be held on Oct. 16, 2010 at 9:00 a.m. If you are interested in volunteering please call Ann at 445-9668 or email

ü   Columbus Marathon is scheduled for Oct. 17, 2010.

ü   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, Sept. 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. The speaker will be Rachel Muha. Cost is 10.00. For more information and to register online, visit



Again this year we will be blessed to have two seminarians that will visit our home bound parishioners. Andrew Wellmann and Jordan Willard will take Holy Communion to those in our parish family that cannot get to mass on a regular basis. If you know of anyone that lives in the immediate area that would like to be added to the visitation list please contact the parish office at 445-9668 at your earliest convenience. The first round of visits will begin on September 16th.


LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES for September 18-19, 2010 (3rd 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.       Tripp Ryan                           John Lamotte                              Chris Hilles, Pat Morris, Lois Morris,

                           Davis Ryan                           Tina Nierman                              Andrea Fannin, open, open                                                               Tina Nierman                

9:00 A.M.       Charlie Collins                      Rick Driscoll               Frances Melton, Marianne Metnes, Sheila Naegale, Cecelia Reis,

                            Edie Collins                           Mary Kay Oris                Mike Chambers, Carolyn Redwood, Bertha Hilsheimer, open                             Frances Melton   

11:30 A.M.      Delaney Dawson                  Jimmy Vogt                           Elizabeth Vogt, Mike and Maureen Keebaugh,

                        Rebecca & Jillian Vogt         Kathleen Haytas                         Stuart Sinn, Open, Open                                                                                  Frances Melton     


COFFEE & DOUGHNUTS: September 19 – Knights of Columbus                               Pray for our men and women in uniform


Collection counters for the 3rd Sunday of the month: Betty Contosta and Frances Melton




RETREAT FOR THOSE WHO ARE UNEMPLOYED…. at St. Therese’s Retreat Center, 5277 E. Broad Street, Columbus, on Thurs., Sept. 30th from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. In these difficult economic times, many individuals and families struggle with the effects of layoffs and unemployment.  This retreat is intended to provide a space for people who have recently lost their jobs or suffer from the current economic crisis to come together and know Gods’ loving presence and hear about practical strategies for new employment and connections that can be of assistance to them.  There is no cost for the retreat; a simple lunch that will be served. To register, contact the diocesan Office for Social Concerns at (614) 241-2540 or email  Please register by September 27. Co-sponsored by St. Therese’s Retreat Center and the diocesan Office for Social Concerns.  



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



Registration of the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd begins this week for St. Mary’s, Corpus Christi, and St. Ladislas.  This program is held weekly at St. Ladislas parish and is for all children not enrolled in our school in need of religious formation and instruction.  Children who attended the atrium program regularly during the 2009-2010 school year will receive registration forms via the U.S Mail. If you have moved, or are new, please find registration forms in the back of church. The deadline for registration is Sunday Sept. 26.    Children ages 3 through high school are invited to participate.  Orientation for new children will take place on October 3, 2010 from 9:30 to10:30. Returning children will begin on Sunday October 10, 2010 from 9:15 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. For more information call the Office of Religious Formation at 443-2828 ext. 203. 



St. Mary School Library invites you to its 17th annual spaghetti dinner on Friday, September 24th from 4:00-7:30. Dinners include all-you-can-eat-spaghetti, meatballs, salad, bread, dessert and drink. You may eat in or take out.

Adults: $7.00 /children: $3.00 /Senior citizens: $5.00 /High school students: $5.00.  Also at the dinner: a Book Fair and raffles. You don’t want to miss this wonderful way to “pasta” time with the St. Mary community!



The Diocese of Columbus Society of Saint Vincent dePaul (SVDP) will participate in the National SVDP Friends of the Poor Walk on Saturday, September 25, 2010 at the Whitehall Community Park at 402 N. Hamilton Road. Check in at 8:45 a.m., walk starts at 9:30 a.m. Register online until September 25th at (Whitehall walk), or register on the day of the walk.  Contact Pat Summers at SVDP office 614-221-3554 for more information.   






Father had surgery this past Thursday morning and is now beginning the recovery process. Please address cards or notes for Father to the parish office until further notice. Visits and calls are prohibited by Father’s team of doctors for at least a week. We will keep you advised of his status. Please continue to keep him in your prayers. 




Your generous contributions to our 5th Sunday St. Vincent de Paul collection resulted in a total donation of $1,173.00.



CRAFTERS WANTED….The Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians (LAOH) is sponsoring the annual "Celtic Christmas Craft" Bazaar on Saturday, November 13, 2010 at St. Mary's School, 700 S. Third St.  Tables are available for $30 each.  For more info, contact Mary at (614)263-7812,



on Saturday, September 25, 2010, at 8:00 p.m.

The Magpies are joined by the lively Jeff White (percussion) and the excellent Nancy Kangas (spoken word) for this program. Ben Wiant will be at the piano for the Zigeunerlieder (gypsy songs) by Brahms. The performance takes place in the beautiful St Leo Church.

Admission free; suggested donation $10 (to benefit St Leo Preservation Society and the Magpie Consort).
For further information, including a picture of the Magpies masquerading as gypsies and sailors, please visit the Magpie website at or contact Lori Mitchell, St Leo Preservation Society at 614.443.4855 x 126


RCIA : the meeting this week will be geared to an overview and an informational session. It is not too late to join this program if you are interested in learning more about the Catholic faith.



Due to an unavoidable scheduling conflict we will need to revise our daily mass times beginning next week, Monday, September 13th. The daily mass schedule will be as follows:

v MONDAY AND FRIDAY masses will be held at noon.

v TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY masses will be at 5:30 p.m.

Father Sylvester will celebrate daily masses until Father Thomas’s return. This schedule will remain in effect until further notice.

v  The weekly school mass will continue to be held each Tuesday at 9:45 a.m. with Father Damico as the celebrant.

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