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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


MONDAY, March 19

                                      No Mass

       7:00 p.m.          Wedding music workshop           


TUESDAY, March 20

       5:30 p.m.               Marilyn Kratzer   

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



     8:20 a.m.           Fr. Charles Griffin  

      7:00 p.m.           RCIA – Atrium

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


THURSDAY, March 22

    5:30 p.m.           Anthony DeMaria   

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


FRIDAY, March 23

     7:00 a.m.          Margit Gabor   

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


SATURDAY, March 24

          3:00 p.m.       Confession

         4:00 p.m       Mary Jo McCarthy    

                                      Third Scrutiny


SUNDAY, March 25

       9:00 a.m.       Larry Grote, Sr.     

                                      Coffee & doughnuts

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

        7:00 p.m.         Bingo




OFFERTORY – March 10-11, 2012

Offertory: $4,330.00

 ECO deposits $235.00 (weekly)

Total offering: $4,565.00

Bingo receipts: March 11: $4,794.00

Jackpot: $19,000.00



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, Marge Stec,

Martha Goodwin

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 “Heaven, Hell and Purgatory”.  The presenter will be Andrew Pasternack. 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 ever closer to full Communion in the Holy Catholic Church.


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.



Longtime and faithful parishioner, Martha Goodwin is now residing at Summit Trace Healthcare Center, located at 935 No. Cassady Ave., Columbus, OH 43219, Room# 408. She asked that her parish family be made aware of her new address. In addition to her faithful attendance at Mass, Martha served our school library for more than 40 years.

If you have someone you would like added to our prayer list please contact Ann Anderson at or call the Parish office.



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.




LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES for March 24-25, 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: March 25 – Melissa & Mike Kirkwood                               Pray for our men and women in uniform


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




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 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 22, 29



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.





The Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians is sponsoring a spaghetti dinner at Tara Hall, 274 Innis from 5:00-7:00 p.m. on Saturday March 31st.  Adult dinners are $7.50, children under12 are $5.00 Come and join us for food, friendship and fun!  All are welcome."



St. Mary Music Department invites you to its annual spring musical! Our students in grades 5 thru 8 will entertain you by presenting "Into the Woods" on Friday, March 23rd at 1:15 and 7:30 p.m. and again on Saturday, March 24th at 7:30 p.m.  Admission: Adults, $5 / students, $3.00.Concessions available.

Please refer to your bulletin insert for additional details.


WALKING STATIONS OF THE CROSS….will again be observed by our Youth and Young Adult Ministry and the Office of Social Concerns. The Walking Stations takes place every Good Friday, April 6, 2012, beginning at St. Joseph's Cathedral at 8:00a.m. We will be praying the Stations of the Cross while visiting various sites that remind us that sin and hurt are very present in our everyday lives.



To apply for the $100.00 Service Scholarship toward the cost of attending Catholic Youth Summer Camp please contact Ann Anderson at the Parish office to make arrangements to fill out the service agreement, to be signed by both parent and student. To register for camp visit ; when prompted during the registration process, enter the passcode, STMARY2012, to apply for the $100.00 scholarship.  



In commemoration of his Feast Day on Monday, March 19th let us pray the Litany of St. Joseph

Joseph, model of husbands, Faithful in times of uncertainty and strong in adversity,

           Pray for us.

Joseph, model for fathers, Firm in teaching and patient in mentoring Jesus,

           Pray for us.

Joseph, patron of workers, Dedicated to using your gifts and praising God in the work of your hands,

           Pray for us.

Joseph, patron of a happy death, Entering eternity in the presence of Jesus and the arms of Mary,

           Pray for us.

Joseph, man of prayer, Familiar with the scriptures and trusting in God’s plan for us,

           Pray for us.

Joseph, humble servant of God, Dedicated to the care of your home and family,

           Pray for us.

Loving God, thank you for the life and powerful intercession of your servant, Joseph.  May we who reap the benefits of his love for Jesus and Mary imitate the steadfast love for home and family. May his example bring us ever closer to Jesus, who lives and reigns with you forever and ever. Amen



Join with Catholic Social Service to help older and disabled Franklin County residents in need of help with small home repairs, painting, yard work, or special projects. For additional information contact Stephanie Jursek at 614.857.1216 or email to

Service Saturday will be held May 19, 2012. Please see the flyer on the bulletin board in the back of Church.

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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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