THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH

 

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THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH

 

 

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

 

MONDAY, February 20

                                      No Mass

       7:00 p.m.          Wedding music workshop

                                                                                                                                                                                                   

TUESDAY, February 21

       5:30 p.m.              Bendinelli-Reis families  

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

   

WEDNESDAY, February 22 – ASH WEDNESDAY

     8:20 a.m.           Deacon Thomas G. Spaith 

        Noon                 Fr. Ted Thomas 

      7:00 p.m.         Celebrant Intention

      7:00 p.m.           NO RCIA – Atrium

      7:00 p.m.           NO Bible study – Specht Center

                               

THURSDAY, February 23

    5:30 p.m.          Bob Dolder   

     6:30 p.m.             Choir practice (9:00 choir)

 

FRIDAY, February 24

     7:00 a.m.          Pat Russell   

 

SATURDAY, February 25

          3:00 p.m.       Confession

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

                                       

SUNDAY, February 26

       9:00 a.m.       Somphone Saguisi                                                                                                              

                                      Coffee & doughnuts

      11:30 a.m.         Fred W. Michael     

         7:00 p.m.         Bingo

 

Offertory: $5,355.00

 ECO deposits $235.00 (weekly)

Total offering: $5,590.00

Bingo receipts: February 12: $4,112.00

Jackpot: $16,450.00

SUPPORT ST. MARY BINGO!!

 

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. Olivia Hawkins

 

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

 

9:00 a.m. CHOIR – PRACTICE SCHEDULE CHANGE

Effective immediately the 9:00 a.m. choir will move their practice time from Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. to Thursday at 6:30 p.m. If you would like to be part of this special ministry please contact the parish office. You are not required to read music to participate in the choir.

 

2011-12 RCIA-BIBLE STUDY SCHEDULE CHANGE

Both the RCIA group and the Bible Study group will cancel their regular weekly meeting so folks can attend Ash Wednesday service. The regular schedule for both will resume next Wednesday, Feb. 29th.

 

CHARISMATIC MASS at ST MARY

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. 

 

SEVENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Gospel has encouraging words for good stewards — “Give and it shall be given to you. For the measure you measure with will be measured back to you.” What encouragement to give generously of the resources entrusted to our care!                                         See Luke 6:38

 

ELECTRONIC CONTRIBUTION

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.

 

SAVE the DATE….March 11, 2012 for the Daughters of Erin Irish breakfast. Watch your bulletin for more details.


 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

 

LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES for February 25-26, 2012 (4th 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.       Juan Durano                                     Lori Mitchelll                                        John Lamotte, Don Alexander

                     Evan Armstrong, Ivra Bass                      John Rees                                          Rita Alexander Mary Minerd,                         Ginny Holleran

9:00 A.M.      Natasha Mattox                                      Mike Keebaugh                                   Dave & Marge Smigelski, Ray & Terry Thomas                       

             Dominic Mattox, Trinity Mattox                    Maureen Keebaugh                                       Cecelia Reis, Mike Chambers                 Jacquelyn Carone    

11:30 A.M.      Mary Weilbacher                           Pam Schaal                                        Angie Stoller, Ann Anderson

                         Katie Price, Travis Tilley                            Olivia DePassio                                  Sandra Thompson, Tyler Lawler               Jacquelyn Carone              

                  

COFFEE & DOUGHNUTS: February 26 – Knights of St. John                                    Pray for our men and women in uniform

 

Collection counters for the 4th Sunday of the month: Phil and Joann Hall


REMINDERS

 

SAVE THE DATE

·    2012 CATHOLIC WOMEN’S CONFERENCE 

"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

www.columbuscatholicwomen.com

·    2012 CATHOLIC MEN’S CONFERENCE

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 www.columbuscatholicmen.com

 

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

 

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.

 

MARK YOU CALENDARS

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.

 

NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

CATHOLIC TIMES – FEBRUARY CAMPAIGN

Thank you to all new and returning readers of the Catholic Times. Contact the parish office if you missed the special collection and learn how to sign-up for the upcoming year for a minimum donation of only $17 (parish rate). As an evangelization tool, Bishop Campbell encourages all Catholic households in the diocese to receive and read our diocesan newspaper, the Catholic Times.

 

SPECIAL COLLECTION-BLACK & INDIAN MISSIONS

Next weekend, the first Sunday of Lent, has been designated as a special collection weekend by our Diocese for the benefit of the annual collection for the Black and Indian Missions. Your contributions support missionaries here in the United States who are evangelizing in the Black and Indigenous Catholic communities. Your monetary sacrifices assist with mission schools, religious education programs, the purchase of Catechetical materials, Bibles and ministry training, to name a few ways you help to continue the mission of Jesus Christ. Please use your pre-printed envelopes or mark you donation accordingly.

 

CATHOLIC CEMETERIES OF COLUMBUS

Spring Clean Up - Beginning March 1

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.

 

ST. VINCENT DE PAUL OUTREACH

·    Meetings for persons that may be interested in becoming a member of our Saint Vincent de Paul Conference will be held following each Mass the weekend of March 3-4, 2012. The meetings will be held in the Church immediately following each Mass. Bill Sparks, President of the Diocesan Central Council and Frank Wickham will be present to answer any questions you may have regarding St. Vincent de Paul Conferences and their mission in assisting any one in need – in our parish, the local community and throughout the Diocese of Columbus.

·    Speaking of St. Vincent de Paul, your generous contributions on our 5th Sunday collection weekend on January 28-29 resulted in a total donation of $2,438.00.

 

1ST COMMUNION PREPARATION

The last session for Parental preparation for children that will celebrate their 1st Communion on May 12, 2012 will be held on Sunday March 4, 2012. All meetings will be held in the atrium following the 9:00 a.m. Mass. This meeting will be mandatory if you want your child to participate in this special and holy occasion.

 

 

 

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