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SATURDAY, February 11

          3:00 p.m.       Confession

        4:00 p.m.       Fr. Ted Thomas     

         6:00 p.m.         Sharp/Lozano wedding


SUNDAY, February 12

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

                                      McCorkle baptism – during Mass                                                                                                 

                                      Coffee & doughnuts

      11:30 a.m.        Deceased members of the

                                      Gammell family  

         7:00 p.m.         Bingo


MONDAY, February 13

                                      No Mass


TUESDAY, February 14

       5:30 p.m.               Kulzer/Wind families  

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


WEDNESDAY, February 15

     8:20 a.m.           Michael Strickler  

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

      7:00 p.m.           RCIA – Atrium

      7:00 p.m.           Bible study – Specht Center


THURSDAY, February 16

    5:30 p.m.          Martha Hall   


FRIDAY, February 17

     7:00 a.m.          Sharon Wentzel   


SATURDAY, February 18

          3:00 p.m.       Confession

        4:00 p.m.       Deacon Thomas G. Spaith  


SUNDAY, February 19

       9:00 a.m.       Bob Dolder                                                                                                                               

                                      Coffee & doughnuts

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

                                      Smith baptism – after Mass

                                      Stock baptism – after Mass

       3:00 p.m.        Polish Mass  

         7:00 p.m.         Bingo


OFFERTORY – February 4-5, 2012

Offertory: $6,108.00

 ECO deposits $2,482.00 (1st, bi-weekly, weekly)

Total offering: $8,590.00

Bingo receipts: February 5: $4,786.00

Jackpot: $15,700.00



Refresh them Lord, with your healing grace.

Please remember in your prayers:

Hospital, Nursing/Assisted Living facility:   Donna Whitacre, Wilma Rose, Bea Sauer, Charles Campbell, Francis Bobo,

At Home:, Frank Carrick, Mary Ann Koch, Charles Walker, Ruth Neal, Dora Malyk, Rita Malyk McCreary, Reilly Gall, Sharon Kirby,

Frances Grispino


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 RCIA topic of discussion this week will be “Lent”.  The presenter will be Mike Keebaugh. If you are interested in learning more about your Catholic faith please plan to attend any or all of these sessions.  All are welcome.


WELCOME FATHER PAUL NOBLE…..Diocesan Director for Vocations, who will join us for all the Masses the weekend of February 18th. Father Noble will speak about the vocation to the priesthood.  The work of promoting priestly and religious vocations is the responsibility of all in the Church.  We are all invited to join him in this vital ministry of the Church.



St. Mary will host a Charismatic Mass on Wednesday, February 29, 2012 beginning with a Rosary at 6:00 p.m., praise and worship at 6:30 p.m. followed by Mass at 7:30 p.m. Father Franks will celebrate this Mass. 


CENTRAL OHIO IRISH ORGANIZATIONS…will celebrate Mass at St. Mary on Feb. 18th. The combination of all the Irish groups is called “Clan na NGael”, which is Gaelic for “One Family Irish”



Effective immediately we are reducing the number of stations for Holy Communion at each Mass. There will now be 2 stations for the Body of Christ and 4 stations for His Precious Blood. We will continue to take Holy Communion to the music ministers in the choir loft during the 9:00 Mass. Please see the updated listings below.





LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES for February 18-19, 2012 (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.          DeCarlo Benito                                John Lamotte                                        Chris Hilles, Pat Morris,  

                         Abigail Gishchel, Corey Hall               Tina Nierman                                        Lois Morris, Andrea Fannin                                     Tina Nierman

9:00 A.M.       Charlie Collins                             Rick Driscoll                   Frances Melton, Sheila Naegale, Carolyn Redwood

                   Edie Collins, Lulu Collins                            Mary Kay Oris                              Bertha Hilsheimer, Frank & Mary Wickham            Frances Melton   

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

                    Jillian Vogt, Ben Weilbacher              Kathleen Haytas                                    Kim Anderson, Elizabeth Vogh                                          Frances Melton   


COFFEE & DOUGHNUTS: February 19 - 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





"Clothed with strength and dignity, becoming a worthy woman of God" (Proverbs 31: 10-31)

Saturday, February 25, 2012
Ohio State Expo Center, Lausche Building
For more information please visit


A Call to Action: Be a New Man in Christ

Saturday, March 3, 2012

Ohio State Expo Center, Lausche Building
For more information please visit


You will find flyers for both of these conferences in the back of Church.


PILGRIMAGE TO THE HOLY LAND…..with Fr. Sylvester Onyeachonam from October 19 to 28, 2012.  View Jerusalem atop Mt. of Olives; celebrate Mass in Bethlehem; visit the Sea of Galilee and more sightseeing destinations along the way.  The tour cost is $3,195 which includes round trip airfare from Columbus, accommodations in First Class Hotels, breakfast and dinner daily, land transportation by motor coach, arrangements for daily Mass and more.  For further information, please contact Judy Lorms, 670-8626.





For a Catholic perspective, the Catholic Times weekly newspaper features insightful and informative news from around our diocese, our country, and the world. Sign up TODAY for, or continue receiving the Catholic Times for another year, by placing your Catholic Times envelope with a minimum donation of only $17 (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” and your Name and drop it into the Sunday collection basket during February. As an evangelization tool, Bishop Campbell encourages every Catholic household to receive the Catholic Times. Sign-up TODAY!




In today’s second reading, St. Paul urges the Corinthians to “do all for the glory of God.” If we follow that advice in everything we do, we cannot help but be good stewards!  

                                        See 1 Corinthians 10:31


JOSEPHINUM’S 7TH ANNUAL IRISH FEST IS FEBRUARY 25…..The Pontifical College Josephinum welcomes you to its seventh annual Irish Fest on Feb. 25, 2012, from 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.  The event celebrating Irish culture and heritage will be preceded by Mass at

4:30 p.m. in the seminary’s main chapel, followed by an evening of traditional Irish music, food and dance. 100% of the proceeds assist seminarians with medical bills, books and office supplies, computers, and travel home for family emergencies.Tickets may be purchased at the door and are $20 for adults and $5 for youth age 11-16. Children under 11 are free. Pre-sale tickets ($15 adults; $5 youth age 11-16) may be purchased until 4 p.m. on Friday, February 24. Call 614-885-5585 to purchase tickets by phone via credit card, or visit the main lobby of the Josephinum on weekdays 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Parking is free.



The Youth Rally is a 2-day celebration of high school Catholics with Bishop Cambell, keynote presentations, workshops, Mass, music, prayer, and meeting other Catholic friends from all around the Diocese of Columbus. This year's featured keynote is Fr. Steve Ryan, S.D.B., who is the Director of Youth Ministry for the Salesians of Don Bosco. This event will be held at St. Paul, Westerville.

If you have questions about the 2012 Youth Rally, please contact Sean Robinson at 614-241-2565 or



Ø       February 22, 2012, Ash Wednesday, Masses will be celebrated at 8:20 a.m.; noon and 7:00 p.m. Please note all proceeds from our Ash Wednesday collections will be contributed to JOIN, Joint Organization for Inner City Needs.

Ø       Stations of the Cross at St. Mary, St. Ladislas and Corpus Christi will be held at 7:00 p.m. every Friday evening throughout Lent. The schedule is as follows:

February 24th at St. Mary

March 2nd at St. Ladislas

March 9th at Corpus Christi

March 16th at St. Mary

March 23rd at St. Ladislas

March 30th at Corpus Christi

Ø       Stations of the Cross at St. Leo will be held at 3:00 p.m. every Thursday throughout Lent. The schedule is as follows: February 23rd,

March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

Ø       Our South Side Community Penance Service will be held at St. Mary at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 11th.



Please keep in my mind that you may sign up for electronic contributions any time throughout the year. Please contact the parish office or pick up the form from the table at the rear of Church.

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