THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH

 

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THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH

 

SATURDAY, March 10

        12:30 p.m.        Otting baptism

          3:00 p.m.       Confession

        4:00 p.m.       Living & deceased of St. Joseph’s Court of COF 

                                       

SUNDAY, March 11

        8:00 a.m.          Daughters of Erin Irish breakfast

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

                                      First Scrutiny                       

      11:30 a.m.         Living & deceased members of the Carone family  

        2:30 p.m.        Penance Service

         7:00 p.m.        Bingo

 

MONDAY, March 12

                                      No Mass

                                                                                                                                                                                                   

TUESDAY, March 13

       5:30 p.m.                 Celebrant Intention   

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

   

WEDNESDAY, March 14

     8:20 a.m.           Michael Strickler  

      7:00 p.m.           RCIA – Atrium

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

                               

THURSDAY, March 15

    5:30 p.m.           Sharon Wentzel   

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

 

FRIDAY, March 16

     7:00 a.m.          Celebrant Intention   

    7:00 p.m.           Stations of the Cross – St. Mary

 

SATURDAY, March 17

          3:00 p.m.       Confession

        4:00 p.m.       Patrick McCarthy  

                                       

SUNDAY, March 18

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

                                      Coffee & doughnuts

      11:30 a.m.         Mike Gammell    

                                      Second Scrutiny

       3:00 p.m.        Polish Mass

         7:00 p.m.        Bingo

OFFERTORY – March 3-4, 2012

Offertory: $7,388.00

 ECO deposits $2,532.00 (weekly, bi-weekly, 1st)

Total offering: $9,920.00

Bingo receipts: March 4: $6,024.00

Jackpot: $18,150.00

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, Marge Stec

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

Frances Grispino. Olivia Hawkins, Francis Bobo

 

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 “The Sacrament of Penance”.  The presenter will be Father Franks. If you are interested in learning more about your Catholic faith please plan to attend any or all of these sessions.  All are welcome.  Please pray for all our Candidates and Catechumens as they journey through these last weeks of preparation leading up to the Easter Vigil.

 

The 4-S CLUB….will have a fish fry each Friday of Lent beginning Feb. 24th. The hours are 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. or until they run out. Cost is $11.00 for all you can eat fish plus 2 sides. Carry out is available, call 443.0524.

 

THANK YOU FROM SOUTHSIDE FOOD PANTRY

The staff of the Southside Food Pantry would like to thank the parishioners of St. Mary for their continued support of this organization. You are also invited to contact Jeanne Sauer at 614.253.6815 if you have a couple hours a month to volunteer.  

 

CATHOLIC RELIEF SERVICES COLLECTION

Next week our Parish will take up the collection for Catholic Relief. This collection supports six (6) Catholic agencies that touch more than 100 million lives around the world.  Please use your preprinted envelopes or mark your donation accordingly.

 

REMINDER-ST. VINCENT DE PAUL OUTREACH

Will meet with those that have expressed an interest in becoming a member in the Atrium after the 9:00 Mass.

 

 

 


 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

 

LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES for March 17-18, 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: March 18 - 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


REMINDERS

 

IMPORTANT DATES DURING LENT

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:

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: March 15, 22, 29

 

IF YOU CAN READ, YOU CAN HELP OTHERS.

At the Dominican Learning Center (DLC), or at your local library, you can tutor adult students, around your own schedule, one to one for one hour per week in reading, writing, math or conversation. Volunteers need to be over age 18 and hold a high school diploma. Tutor training workshops will be held on March 17, 2012 and

April 21, 2012 at the DLC, 1111 E. Stewart Ave., from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  Books are provided free to tutors.

Please call Sr. Shawn Fitzpatrick at (614) 444-7330 Ext. 3 to sign up for the workshop day of your choice. 

Our website at www.dlctutorvolunteers.net23.net  gives directions to the DLC as well as more information about volunteering in our adult literacy and ESL programs.

 

NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

LEGENDS ABOUT ST. PATRICK…abound and details of his life are uncertain, but history agrees that he was humble and courageous in winning most of Ireland for Christ. This prayer that is attributed to him can be a wonderful blessing:       

Christ shield me this day:

Christ with me, Christ before me, Christ behind me, Christ in me, Christ beneath me, Christ above me, Christ on my right, Christ on my left, Christ when I lie down, Christ when I arise, Christ in the heart of every person who thinks of me, Christ in the eye that sees me, Christ in the ear that hears me.

 

THIRD SUNDAY OF LENT

When Jesus asked the Samaritan woman for a drink of water, He opened the door for a life-changing relationship with Him. Scripture says her testimony drew many others to Him as well. We, too, must be ready to respond whenever and wherever the Lord speaks to us and be prepared for it to change our lives!

 

 

CATHOLIC TIMES

If you failed to renew you Catholic Times during the Feb. promotion you can still subscribe by dropping an envelope in the collection basket marked for Catholic Times. The subscription cost is $17.00.

 

 

JOSEPHINUM SPRING OPEN HOUSE

The Pontifical College Josephinum welcomes the general public to its Spring Open House on Saturday, March 24, 2012, 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 its Gothic architecture, extensive woodwork, stained glass, terrazzo floors, intricate brickwork and sacred art. Rare books and manuscripts from the Josephinum library will be exhibited; seminary memorabilia will be available for purchase. Admission and parking are free. Tours will begin every half-hour and are approximately 45 minutes in duration, followed by refreshments. Reservations encouraged but not required. For more information or to make a reservation, please call the Josephinum at

614-885-5585.

 

PILGRIMAGE TO ROME….will be led by Father Justin Reis, Pastor of St Peter Parish on October 21-30, 2012.

We will have a guided tour of St Peter’s Basilica, the Roman Forum, The Coliseum, the Vatican Museum and the Sistine Chapel. Tour includes a visit to Assisi, where St Francis & St Clare preached. We will travel to Siena where St Catherine lived.   We will delight in the Renaissance treasures in Florence and travel the Countryside of Tuscany.  We will see Pope Benedict XVI in St Peter’s Square during this special “Year of Faith” celebrating the 50th anniversary of the start of the Second Vatican Council. We will have Mass & prayers during the tour.  This first class guided pilgrimage is an opportunity of a lifetime.  Call Fr Reis at 614-889-2221 or St. Mary parishioner, Cecilia Reis at 614-784-0405 for additional information.

 

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EASTER FLOWER REMEMBRANCE FORM

Your contribution honoring a loved one, living or deceased, will be used for the purchase of our Easter flowers.

 

Loved ones to be remembered – please print

 

                                                                                                                 

 

                                                                                                                 

 

                                                                                                                 

 

                                                                                                                 

 

                                                                                                                 

 

Donor name:                                                                                      

 

 

Amount enclosed:                                                                                  

 

If additional lines are needed please attach your list to this form. You may drop this form into the offering baskets or return to the parish office. Deadline for your response is:  

Wednesday, March 28, 2012.

 

 

 

 

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