THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH
At Home: Catherine Allen, Charles 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, Ruth Neal, Maryann Neymeyer, Dora Malyk,
Rita McCreary, Lorraine Ross, Kristy Yosick, Don Alexander,
Fodah Kenneh, Reilly Gall, Ogbe Aideman
REMINDER-HOLIDAY OFFICE SCHEDULE
The parish office will be closed on Monday, May 30th in celebration of Memorial Day. Regular office hours will resume on Tuesday, May 31st.
The school year is winding down and the last week of school is filled with lots of activities, the highlights of this week is the Baccalaureate Mass on Wednesday, June 1st at 9:45 a.m.; the honors assembly at 1:15 p.m. in the school gymnasium; followed that evening at 7:00 p.m. with the graduation of our 2011 8th grade class.
The last day of school is Friday, June 3rd.
We congratulate our 8th graders and wish them every success as the move onto high school and wish all of our students and teachers a safe and happy summer.
FROM THE PARISH STAFF
We would like to wish all of you a safe and happy Memorial Day weekend. Let us each one take a moment to remember those who gave the ultimate for our freedoms and those that serve today and prayer for God’s continued blessing on our home land.
LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES for June 4-5, 2011 (1st 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. Jonathan Engle Don Smeltzer Marissa Campbell, Frances Melton, Rose Albert,
Tim Engle, Aaron Lopresti Ann Graf Miles Drake, open, open Tina Nierman
9:00 A.M. Nate Gain Annie Ruefle Jack Auer, Christina Badurina, Mike Gerlach
Augie & Charlie Collins Brian Collins Bonnie Jones, Amanda Breitfeller, open, open, open Pat Smith
11:30 A.M. Anthony Bartholomew Pat Dineen Sandy Brown, Linnan Duren, Pam Mortimer
Will Martello, Andy Price Mary Kelly open, open, open Sandy Brown
Collection counters for the 1st Sunday of the month: Frances Melton and Carolyn Fenneman
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 10, 2011.
COUNTY OFFICE ON AGING
Enjoy a day filled with fun, entertainment and our home team, Thursday, June 9, 2011. Gates open at 11:15 a.m. and game time is 12:05 p.m. as the Columbus Clippers host the Rochester Red Wings. Fans aged 60 and over attending the event will be treated to reduced ticket prices of just $5.00 for reserved seats and $2.00 for general admission, a boxed lunch and special door prizes. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Tickets may be obtained by mailing in the attached form or by calling (614) 462-5250.
MARK YOUR CALENDARS
Ø German Village 52nd annual Haus and Garten Tour on Sunday, June 26, from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. As in past years St. Mary will open her doors to visitors from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. Also keep in mind parking will be at a premium for our morning masses.
Ø St. Mary Homecoming Festival will be held this year on Friday and Saturday, August 12 -13. This is a major fund raiser for the school. Please watch the bulletin for further updates regarding the festival and your opportunity to make this the most successful festival yet.
Imagine your own parent or grandparent not feeling safe. The goal of the Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program of Catholic Social Services is to enhance the quality of life and care of residents of nursing homes and other long-term care facilities by seeking resolutions to problems and advocating for the rights of residents. Are you at least 18 years old and able to commit 2 hours a week to visit? Make a difference. Become a Volunteer Ombudsman Associate. Contact Ruthie Fortkamp at 614-857-1230, 1-800-536-5891, or firstname.lastname@example.org today.
CATHOLIC CEMETERIES MEMORIAL
Saturday, May 28, 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Sunday, May 29, 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., and Monday, May 30,
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Memorial Day Masses at 11:00 a.m. at St. Joseph, Mt. Calvary and Holy Cross and at
1:00 p.m. at Resurrection Cemetery.
FAMILY CONFRATERNITY OF CHRISTIAN MOTHERS
SECOND ANNUAL SHRED
Where: Dwayne Spence Funeral Home, 550 Hill Rd. No., Pickerington, OH 43147 (directly beside Seton Parish).
When: Sat., June 18, 2011, from 10:00 a.m. to noon.
Representatives from St. Vincent de Paul Society will be on site to collect cash donations, clothing and household items, and non-perishable food.
Contact Sean Sauer (parishioner) with any questions at 614-837-7126.
Next weekend, June 4-5, has been designated as a special collection weekend for Catholic Home Missions. Funds collected work to support home mission dioceses in the United States that are unable to fund important pastoral works. Please use your preprinted envelopes or mark you donation accordingly. Your support will help strengthen the Church at home.
ATHLETIC SUMMER CAMPS AT BISHOP READY HIGH SCHOOL
Once again, Bishop Ready High School will be sponsoring various sports summer camps for elementary, middle, and high school students. Camps will be held for: baseball, basketball (boys and girls), bowling, cheerleading, football, volleyball and wrestling.
For detailed information, the camp schedules, and registration forms visit the Bishop Ready web site: www.brhs.org under Athletics and then the specific team sport page or, for an overview of all camps, click on Athletic Summer Camps under the Athletics heading. You may also call the Bishop Ready Athletic Department at 614-276-5263.