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SATURDAY, October 8

         1:30 p.m.         Madich/Fregeau wedding

         3:00 p.m.         Confession

       4:00 p.m.        Parishioners of St. Mary

                                      Fannin baptism – during Mass                    

SUNDAY, October 9

       9:00 a.m.       Jack Weilbacher  

      10:15 a.m.  New Roman Missal discussion-Atrium                                                                               

                                      Coffee & doughnuts 

     11:30 a.m.          Deceased members of the Gammell family  

         7:00 p.m.         Bingo



MONDAY, October 10

                                      No Mass



TUESDAY, October 11

      5:30 p.m.                 Margaret Campbell  

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



WEDNESDAY, October 12

     8:20 a.m.           John Baumbusch  

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

     7:00 p.m.            RCIA - Atrium



THURSDAY, October 13

    5:30 p.m.           Charlene Schultz    



FRIDAY, October 14

    7:00 a.m.            Fr. Ted Thomas   


SATURDAY, October 15

         3:00 p.m.         Confession

       4:00 p.m.        Margaret Campbell  


SUNDAY, October 16

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

      10:15 a.m.  New Roman Missal discussion-Atrium                                                                               

                                      Coffee & doughnuts 

     11:30 a.m.          Mary Ronon Kelly  

                                      Ross baptism – after mass

       3:00 p.m.        Polish Mass

         7:00 p.m.         Bingo



OFFERTORY – October 1-2, 2011

Offertory: $6,186.00

 ECO deposits $2,467.00 (weekly)

Total offering: $8,653.00

Bingo receipts: October 2: $3,749.00

Jackpot: $11,000.00



Refresh them Lord, with your healing grace.

Please remember in your prayers:

Nursing/Assisted Living facility:  Evelyn Spiert, Donna Whitacre, Wilma Rose, Bea Sauer, Charles Campbell   

At Home:, Frank Carrick, Judy Hall, Mary Ann Koch, Charles Walker, Ruth Neal, Dora Malyk, Rita McCreary, Fodah Kenneh, Reilly Gall, Ogbe Aideman


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


2011-12 RCIA

The topic of this week’s RCIA session is “Revelation, Scripture and Tradition”. The presenter will be Mike Keebaugh. It is still not too late,  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. All are welcome.



New Translations of the Roman Missal: We will continue our discussion of the new translations this weekend. If you are interested, plan on joining us in the Burkley Center Atrium at 10:15 a.m., immediately following the 9:00 Mass as we expand our understanding of the different Mass parts that are changing. Deacon Roger Minner will lead this discussion.

Changes to the Mass will begin with the 1st Sunday of Advent, Nov. 27, 2011.

This weekend’s bulletin will include the last of three (3) inserts that discuss these forthcoming changes to the Mass.



The quarterly Jordon Conference for parents who wish to have a child baptized will be held on Tues. October 25, 2011 at 7:30 p.m. in the atrium. Please contact the parish office at 445-9668 or email Ann at to confirm your attendance.


LISA DUNN HALLOWEEN NIGHT: Mark your calendar for October 29th and bring your family out for a night of fun. Festivities begin at 5:00 p.m. in the school gymnasium. Food, games, raffles and prizes await you!! For additional information contact Talya Horton at 614-260-6788 or email to



LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES for October 15-16, 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.         open, open                    John Lamotte                                    Chris Hilles, Pat Morris, Lois Morris,

                                open                                   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, Abigail Gischel             Mary Kay Oris                Mike Chambers, Carolyn Redwood, Bertha Hilsheimer, open                               Frances Melton   

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

                         Jillian Vogt, open                 Kathleen Haytas                         Stuart Sinn, Kim Anderson, Open                                                           Frances Melton   


COFFEE & DOUGHNUTS: October 16-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





The Diocese of Columbus’ annual Family Rosary Day will be held at 3:00 p.m., Sun., Oct. 16th at Christ the King Church. Bishop Frederick F. Campbell will be the celebrant, and Fr. Joshua Wagner, pastor of St. Dominic and Holy Rosary/St. John parishes as well as spiritual director of the Legion of Mary, will be the homilist. All are welcome to come as we worship our Lord and pray to Mary, the Mother of God, for her special intercession for the needs of God’s people.



Boy Scout Pack 456, hosted by St Mary Church as part of their youth ministry program is having their annual popcorn sale.  Over 70% of monies raised goes to local scouting.  Look for the sale on the front lawn of the rectory after masses the weekend of Oct. 15-16, 2011.  If you have a boy, age 5-13, who may have an interest in scouting stop by to learn more about The Boy Scouts.


SERVICE SATURDAY: Catholic Social Services’ Service Saturday will be Oct. 22, 2011.  There are three ways to help: volunteer to assist older and disabled Franklin County residents with various home projects; send a donation for the day to purchase supplies; submit the name of an older adult (60+ yrs) or disabled person who is in need of small home repair or yard work, etc.  Call Tara Cox at 614-857-1238 to help.




‘Life Matters’ is the theme of Pregnancy Decision Health Centers as they help women choose alternatives to abortion. You can help them care for the women in the community by filling a baby bottle with your spare change. Pick up a baby bottle at the back of the church next weekend, Oct. 8-9, and return it to the back of the church by end of October. Every time you place change in the baby bottle, pause to pray for the dear souls who walk into the offices of PDHC.







In celebration of the gift of the new home of Catholic Radio, AM 820 starting in January, St. Gabriel Radio is hosting a special thanksgiving event featuring Eric Genuis, a world renowned concert pianist, on Wednesday, October 19th from 7:00-8:30 p.m. at the Church of the Resurrection in New Albany.  The Concert is free and attendees are encouraged to bring along friends of any faith background.  Eucharistic adoration begins at 5:30 p.m. for those who are interested.


JOSEPHINUM FALL OPEN HOUSE:  The Pontifical College Josephinum welcomes the general public to its Fall Open House on Sat., Oct. 22, 2011, from 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.  Explore the beautiful buildings, chapels, and grounds of the only pontifical seminary outside of Italy. Staff and seminarians will offer tours of this majestic landmark, highlighting the extensive woodwork, stained glass, terrazzo floors, intricate brickwork, and sacred art. Rare books and manuscripts from the Josephinum library will be exhibited, and seminary memorabilia will be available for purchase.  Admissions and parking are free. Tours will begin every half hour and are approximately 45 minutes in duration, followed by refreshments. Reservations welcome but not required. For more information or to make a reservation, please call the Josephinum Advancement Office at 614-985-2203.



The Lancaster Chorale will hold it final dress rehearsal for CELESTIAL HARMONIES here at St. Mary on Friday, October 14th beginning at 7:00 p.m. This outstanding choir is Ohio's only thirty-two voice professional choir. Lancaster Chorale is well known for its musical integrity and remarkable blend. Versatile, the Chorale maintains a repertoire of the finest in choral literature within a wide range of styles, idioms and periods.

Formed in 1985 as a community choir, becoming professional in 1989, the "pure sound" of the Lancaster Chorale has attracted national attention; with a reputation for superb ensemble singing.

Please plan to attend and treat yourself to the angelic sounds of this renowned choir. This event is FREE and all are welcome.



The annual Nationwide Insurance Columbus Marathon will be held on Sunday, October 16th.  Please be aware that this race kicks off at 7:30 a.m. and the runners will likely reach the streets of German Village between 8:00-9:30 a.m. making parking for 9:00 Mass a potential challenge.



Prudence, Justice, Temperance, and Fortitude

The third Annual Gala to benefit Catholic school tuition assistance will be held on Tuesday, November 8, 2011 at 6:30 p.m. at the Walter Student Commons at St. Charles Preparatory School, 2010 East Broad Street.
Please join the Most Reverend Frederick F. Campbell, D.D., Ph.D. Bishop of Columbus as we celebrate with our support Catholic education. For questions or reservations contact Deacon Mickey Hawkins at 445-9668 or email   

NOTE: 75% of all funds raised will be available for immediate tuition assistance, 2011/12; 25% of the funds raised will be endowed for future tuition assistance, or in other words 100% toward tuition assistance.

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