Frances Grispino. Olivia Hawkins, Francis Bobo, Joanne Elgin
Ø The Holleran family, daughter, Phoebe
Ø The Bennett family, son, Archer
Ø The Reece family, daughter, Annarose
Ø Regensburger family, son, Oliver
FIRST COMMUNION –
First communion will be celebrated by 18 of our 2nd graders during the 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 All are welcome. Admission is Free - A $10.00 donation is suggested.
Extraordinary Ministers are reminded to cleanse the vessels after each Mass
TIME ALTAR SERVER LECTOR EXTRAORDINARY MINISTER SACRISTAN
DeCarlo Benito John Lamotte Chris Hilles, Pat Morris,
Abigail Gishchel, Corey Hall Tina Nierman Lois Morris, Andrea Fannin Tina Nierman
Charlie Collins Rick Driscoll
Edie Collins, Lulu Collins Mary Kay Oris Bertha Hilsheimer, Frank & Mary Wickham Frances Melton
Rebecca Vogt Jimmy
Jillian Vogt, Ben Weilbacher Kathleen Haytas Kim Anderson, Dave Nagle Frances Melton
Collection counters for the 3rd Sunday of the month: Frances Melton and Betty Contosta
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!!
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
FAMILY NIGHT @
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.
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.
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.
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STAND UP FOR RELIGIOUS FREEDOM RALLY
June 8, tens of thousands of faithful citizens will gather in prayer and public
witness in cities and towns all across the
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 Mass. The band’s participation will create an
interesting and unique cultural event for St. Mary parishioners and the
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.
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.