SATURDAY, February 12

      3:00 p.m.           Confession

      4:00 p.m.         Ruppersburg/Felder families 

                                      Wabnitz baptism – after mass


SUNDAY, February 13

       9:00 a.m.        Celebrant intention

                                      Coffee and Doughnuts 

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

        7:00 p.m.         Bingo


MONDAY, February 14

  12:00 noon         Kulzer/Wind families  


TUESDAY, February 15

       9:45 a.m.         Celebrant intention

       5:30 p.m.                 Victims of violence

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


WEDNESDAY, February 16

  12:00 noon         Celebrant intention

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

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


THURSDAY, February 17

    5:30 p.m.           Candidates and Catechumens

     7:00 p.m.            RCIA – Atrium


FRIDAY, February 18

  12:00 noon         Missionaries


SATURDAY, February 19

      3:00 p.m.           Confession

      4:00 p.m.         Mary Jo McCarthy 

                                      Bowe baptism – after mass


SUNDAY, February 20

       9:00 a.m.        Deacon Thomas G. Spaith 

                                      Kindle baptism – after mass

                                      Coffee and Doughnuts 

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

                                      Yakovich baptism – after mass

        3:00 p.m.       Polish Mass

        7:00 p.m.         Bingo





OFFERTORY – February 5-6, 2011

Offertory: $6,418.00

 ECO deposits $977.00 (weekly, bi-weekly)

Total offering: $7,395.00

Bingo receipts: February 6: $2,190.00

Jackpot: $4,400.00



Refresh them Lord, with your healing grace.

Please remember in your prayers:

Nursing Home:  Evelyn Spiert, Donna Whitacre, Wilma Rose,

John Dorgan  

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, Maryann Neymeyer.  Mary Kay Oris, Father Thomas, Dora Malyk, Rita McCreary, Lorraine Ross,

Kristy Yosick, Don Alexander, Fodah Kenneh


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




The RCIA session this week will continue reviewing the Sacraments with special emphasis on Confirmation. The presenters will be seminarian students from the Pontifical College Josephinum Apostolic Works Program, Stephen Smith and Tony Davis. Meetings are held each Thurs. at 7:00 p.m. in the Atrium.  All are welcome!



Just a reminder to all that you can schedule your contribution to St. Mary via electronic deposit. Please contact the parish office if you are interested in scheduling your donation on a weekly, bi-weekly or monthly basis.



Join us for a preview of Gala Silent Auction items! Stop by the Atrium after Mass on Feb. 19 & 20 to check out many of the wonderful items available at the Gala & Silent Auction. Even if you are unable to attend the Gala, you can still make a bid! 

Have you bought your tickets to the Gala? Time is running out!




LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES for February 12-13. 2011 (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, Kim Anderson, Open                                            Frances Melton     


COFFEE & DOUGHNUTS: February 20 – Knights of Columbus                          Pray for our men and women in uniform



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




COULD YOU USE AN EXTRA $5,000 TO PAY FOR TUITION?... For just $20, you have a chance to win a $5,000 tuition scholarship to ANY school for preschool, elementary school, high school or college tuition for the 2011-2012 school year or deposited directly into a college savings account. Buy your tickets from the parish office, online at, or at Coffee & Donuts every Sunday through Feb. 20. The winning ticket will be pulled at the Gala on Feb. 26.



Spring Clean Up: beginning March 1st at St. Joseph, Resurrection, Holy Cross, and Mt. Calvary Cemeteries will begin cleaning off wintertime decorations.  Families are advised to remove any personal keepsakes they wish to retain before March 1.



Mark your calendar for the following events:

Ø  St. Mary basketball tournament will be held the weekends of March 4-5 and March 11-12

Ø  The annual Daughters of Erin Irish breakfast is set for March 13th.

Ø  The Catholic Women’s conference will be held on Feb. 26th. You can pick up brochures at the back of the church.

Ø  The Catholic Men’s conference follows a week later on March 5th.

Ø  Stations of the Cross will be held each Friday at 7:00 p.m. during Lent on a rotating basis beginning March, 11, 2011 at Corpus Christ. Watch the bulletin for the complete schedule.


THE MARRIAGE AND FAMILY LIFE OFFICE….has revised and expanded their booklet of prayers, rituals, ideas and activities for the Lenten and Easter seasons. “Lenten and Easter Traditions: Keeping the Seasons Holy is a valuable tool in making the celebration of these liturgical seasons more meaningful. This booklet contains suggestions to bring the family together in sharing the sacredness of the liturgical seasons of Lent through Pentecost, and provides historical and theological explanations, as well. It is available by contacting the office at 614/241-2560 or emailing . The price is $5.00 a copy, which includes the cost of postage.







The Benedictine Monks of St. Andrew Abbey in Cleveland invite men between the ages of 18-45 who are interested in learning more about monastic live to participate in the  “Living with Benedict” weekend which will take place the weekend of February 25-27, 2011. Contact Fr. Gerard at 216-721-5300, ext. 210 or email .



For a Catholic perspective, the Catholic Times weekly newspaper features insightful and informative news from around our diocese, our country, and the world.  Subscribe today or renew your current subscription of the Catholic Times for another year, by placing your preprinted Catholic Times envelope with a minimum donation of only $17.00 (parish rate) into the regular Mass collection. This donation helps the parish to provide Catholic Times to you and many of our parishioners.  Checks should be made payable to St. Mary.  If you are on “electronic” donation, you can still receive Catholic Times – simply place your donation in an envelope marked “Catholic Times” with your name and drop it in the Sunday collection basket during February. As an evangelization tool, Bishop Campbell encourages every Catholic household to receive the Catholic Times.  Sign-up TODAY!


ST. JOSEPH THE WORKER BUSINESS NETWORK FOR CENTRAL OHIO CATHOLICS... will host an afterhours networking event Thurs. February 17 at 5:30 p.m. at P.K. O'Ryan's Pub,

666 High St., downtown Worthington. Networking and complimentary lighter fare will be available at 5:30 and a presentation by Dr. Perry Cahall will begin at 6:00 p.m. Dr. Cahall will present for 15 minutes on being Catholic in the workplace. Networking will follow the presentation. This is a free event for St. Joseph the Worker members AND for non-members who want to check out the organization one time. The membership registration form is available at and will be available at the Feb. 17th meeting.

Membership dues are 20% off through March 2011. Also, please save the date March 13 for mass at the Josephinum with the seminarians before they get out for Easter break. Brunch will follow mass. The cost is $7. This is a members-only event to celebrate St. Joseph's feast day in mid-March. For more information contact Doug Smith, President, St. Joseph the Worker Business Network for Central Ohio Catholics at or call




       Bishop Ready….the placement exam for in-coming freshmen at Bishop Ready will be held on Sat., Mar. 5th beginning at 8:45 a.m.; scholarship exams will be held on Sat. Mar. 12 and 19, beginning at 9 a.m. All exams are held at the school. For more information, please call Bishop Ready High School at 614-276-5263.

       Bishop Hartley….the following students from St. Mary were named to the 2nd Quarter Honor Roll: Frances Collins, Paula Dunlap, Amanda Hilsheimer, Zachary Johnson, Alec

Kaple, Aliyah    McConahay, Anne Minner, Emily Monds. Students at Hartley must achieve a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale in order to be named to the Honor Roll. 

       The Bishop Hartley Drama Department Presents Hairspray on February 24, 25 and 26 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 at the door to the Dick Geyer Gymnasium located on the BHHS campus.





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