THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH

 

THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH

 

 

SATURDAY, May 12 – FIRST COMMUNION

          3:00 p.m.        Confession

         4:00 p.m.      Deceased members of the Gammell family 

                                                                                                                                                                                                     

 SUNDAY, May 13

       9:00 a.m.       Hilda Kulzer   

                                      Coffee & doughnuts

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

         7:00 p.m.        Bingo

 

MONDAY, May 14

                                      No Mass

                                                                                                                                                                                                          

TUESDAY, May 15

        5:30 p.m.              Roberta Sansone    

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

   

WEDNESDAY, May 16

     8:20 a.m.           Violet Garrison  

      6:00 p.m.            Bible study – Specht Center

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

                               

 THURSDAY, May 17

    5:30 p.m.           Charles Campbell  

 

 FRIDAY, May 18

    7:00 a.m.           Camdon Muncy    

 

 SATURDAY, May 19

          3:00 p.m.        Confession

         4:00 p.m.      Priests

         6:30 p.m.         Rucker/Decker wedding

                                                                                                                                                                                                     

 SUNDAY, May 20

       9:00 a.m.       Stanley Kulewicz   

                                      Coffee & doughnuts

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

        3:00 p.m.       Polish Mass        

         7:00 p.m.        Bingo

 

 

 

OFFERTORY – May 5-6, 2012

Offertory: $8,075.00

 ECO deposits $235.00 (weekly)

Total offering: $8,310.00

Bingo receipts: April 22– Gross: $3,490.00

Jackpot: $5,050.00

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, Marge Stec, Martha Goodwin, Dick Zollner

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, Joanne Elgin

 

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

 

 

BAPTISMS FOR MAY

SUNDAY, MAY 13–celebrated after 11:30 Mass

Ø  The Palermo family, daughter, Cora

Ø  The Holleran family, daughter, Phoebe

Ø  The Bennett family, son, Archer

Ø  The Chandler family, son, Will

SUNDAY, MAY 20–celebrated during 11:30 Mass

Ø  The Reece family, daughter, Annarose

SUNDAY, MAY 27-celebrated after 11:30 Mass

Ø  Regensburger family, son, Oliver

 

FIRST COMMUNION – MAY 12, 2012

First communion will be celebrated by 18 of our 2nd graders during the 4:00 Mass. Please keep these children in your prayers as we welcome them to The table of our Lord.

 

ST. LEO – CONCERT

You are cordially invited to a concert of Reflection and Rejoicing by the Magpie Consort at St. Leo Church on Saturday, May 19, at 7:30 p.m. All are welcome.  Admission is Free - A $10.00 donation is suggested.

 

CATHOLIC CEMETERIES

Offices at St. Joseph, Resurrection, and Holy Cross Cemeteries will be open on the following Sundays in May: the 6th, 13th & 20th from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Family Service Advisors will be available to assist families with pre-need arrangements and answer questions.


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

 

LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES for May 19-20, 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                                     Elizabeth Vogt, Joanie Malinoski

                    Jillian Vogt, Ben Weilbacher              Kathleen Haytas                                    Kim Anderson, Dave Nagle                                                       Frances Melton   

               

COFFEE & DOUGHNUTS: May 20 – Christa, Erin & Megan McKernan                       Pray for our men and women in uniform

 

Collection counters for the 3rd Sunday of the month: Frances Melton and Betty Contosta


REMINDERS

 

A CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS

The 2012 St. Mary homecoming festival is fast approaching. Homecoming this year is scheduled for August 10th and 11th. Volunteers are needed for the many tasks and projects associated with this fund raiser. Please contact the parish office at 445-9668 if you are interested in helping to make this year’s homecoming the best yet!!

 

ST MARY SCHOOL ACTIVITIES

Saint Mary Library invites you to our 19th annual Family Cake Decorating Contest on Monday, May 14th.  Please stop by the gym anytime during the school day. You may stop by to bid on a cake -- or just "ohh and ahh" at some of the most amazing cake creations you've ever seen.  Parishioners are welcome to enter a cake! See our school website for more information, or call Ms. Ruefle in the Library at 443-2532. Our theme this year is the Middle Ages; expect to see cakes made as castles, coat of arms, dragons, and more! This is all part of our annual “Right to Read Week” which will wrap up with the Reading Festival & Medieval Market on Fri., May 18th from 6:00-8:00 p.m.

 

ATTENTION ALL MARRIED COUPLES CELEBRATING THEIR 25th, 30th, 35th, 40th, 45th, 50th, 55th, 60th anniversary and every year thereafter: Jubilee of Anniversaries 2012 will be held on Sunday, June 24 at St. Matthew Parish, 807 Havens Corners Road, Gahanna, at 2:30 p.m. The occasion includes a Mass celebrated by Bishop Frederick F. Campbell and a reception in your honor. Registration forms are available from the parish or you may call the Marriage and Family Life Office at 614/241-2560 or print them online from www.FamilyLife.colsdioc.org. Reservations for you and guests are necessary and must be received by Friday, June 15, 2012.

 

CATHOLIC FAMILY NIGHT @ HUNTINGTON PARK…. Come join us as the Clippers' battle the Syracuse Chiefs on May 15, 2012 at 6:35 p.m., with a pre-game parade of Catholic youth at 5:50 p.m.

 

NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

A MOTHER’S DAY PRAYER

May God bless all mothers – expectant and birth mothers, adoptive mothers, step-mothers, foster mothers, grandmothers, and godmothers – that they continue to be generous in their love, strong in their guidance, and persevering in their compassion and forgiveness.  Amen.

 

SPECIAL ANNIVERSARY

Next weekend Father Franks will celebrate his 33rd anniversary as a Priest. Please keep him and all who have been entrusted with shepherding the Children of God in your prayers. They are the life blood of The Church and we at St. Mary are blessed to have such a servant guiding our parish.

 

BAA UPDATE

We are entering our 2nd week of the Bishop’s Annual Appeal. We had a great start, already meeting 50% of our goal of $53,597.00. But, we NEED the participation of everyone. No donation is too small. Please return your contribution/pledge envelope no later than May 2oth.

 

MOMENTIUM!

Do you like to walk or run? Do you think you should be walking or running? Is your doctor telling you to get out and exercise? Have fun, get in shape and help save lives. Learn how you can do ALL this and more. St. Andrew Respect Life Society is co-hosting an information meeting on Momentium at St. Andrew Nugent Hall.  Join us for refreshments, fellowship and Momentium. Three opportunities are available for your convenience: Tues., May 29, 7:00 p.m.; Sat., June 1, 10:00 a.m. or Sun., June 2. 7:00 p.m. Please RSVP to rsvp.gcrtl@gmail.com.  Sponsored by Pregnancy Decision Health Centers and Greater Columbus Right to Life. Questions, contact Melissa Lentz 614/888-8774 x6124. Bring a friend!

 

 

STAND UP FOR RELIGIOUS FREEDOM RALLY

On June 8, tens of thousands of faithful citizens will gather in prayer and public witness in cities and towns all across the United States to oppose the HHS mandate that violates our first amendment right to freely exercise our religion.  Our freedoms were hard-won and we must protect them for future generations. Sponsored by Greater Columbus Right to Life.  Please join us for the Columbus rally, June 8, 12:00 noon at the John W. Bricker Federal Building, 200 North High Street. For more information contact Ruth Yorston at 614.445.8508 or ruth.gcrtl@gmail.com or go to www.gcrtl.org.

 

 

POLISH FOLK MASS

On Saturday, May 19th, we will welcome members of the band known as Pan Franek, Zosia and Polka Towners.   

This band has a four person group that provides music and song for a Polka Folk Mass, using Polish church melodies and traditional hymns. They will join us at the 4:00 Mass.  The band’s participation will create an interesting and unique cultural event for St. Mary parishioners and the German Village community.

 

 

DIOCESAN COLLECTION

Next weekend our parish will take up the Collection for the Catholic Communication Campaign. This collection communicates the Good News through Catholic social media activities and enriches our faith through podcasts, television, radio and print media. Half of all proceeds remain in our (arch) diocese. Please use your pre-printed envelopes or mark your donation accordingly.

 

 

DYC APPLICATIONS 

The OY&YAM (The office of Youth and Young Adult Ministry) is looking for young people like you to serve on the DYC. The DYC (Diocesan Youth Council) is a group of sophomores, juniors and seniors who will serve in advisory and assistive capacities for the OY&YAM beginning August 2012 through July 2013. At the end of the term, those DYC members who wish to serve a second term may reapply. Students from all over the 13 deaneries which comprise our 23 county Diocese (including representatives from the 11 diocesan Catholic high schools) will be selected to serve and represent the young church at the diocesan level.

All DYC applications must be submitted by June 22, 2012.

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