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


MONDAY, May 21

                                      No Mass

         7:00 p.m.        Wedding Music Workshop



        5:30 p.m.              Sharon Wentzel    

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



     8:20 a.m.           Delores Breeckner  

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

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



    5:30 p.m.           Charles Campbell  


 FRIDAY, May 25

    7:00 a.m.           Charlene Schultz    



          1:30 p.m.        Sulik/Garontakos wedding        

          3:00 p.m.        Confession

         4:00 p.m.            Mary Jo McCarthy   

         6:00 p.m.         Evans/Terry wedding


 SUNDAY, May 27

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

                                      Coffee & doughnuts

       11:30 a.m.        Mike Gammell   

         7:00 p.m.        Bingo





OFFERTORY – May 12-13, 2012

Offertory: $5,770.00

 ECO deposits $1,137.00 (weekly, bi-weekly, 15th)

Total offering: $6,907.00

Bingo receipts: May 13th – Gross: $2,385.00

Jackpot: $5,500.00



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. 



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



·    Offices at St. Joseph, Resurrection, and Holy Cross Cemeteries will be open on Sunday in May 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.

·    Catholic Cemeteries Memorial Day weekend  office hours. Saturday May 26th, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday May 27, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., & Monday

May 28, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Military Services at 10:30 a.m. at St. Joseph and Holy Cross and 11:30 at Resurrection Cemetery.  Memorial Day Masses at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph, Mt. Calvary and Holy Cross and 1 p.m. at Resurrection Cemetery.



The second week of our 2012-13 Bishop’s Annual Appeal was another success. We have met approximately 89% of our goal of $53,597.00. But, the fact remains that we NEED the participation of everyone. The challenges we face in meeting the demands of our Church and campus rest on the shoulders of all of us. No donation is too small. Thank you to all those parishioners who have contributed to date.



LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES for May 26-27, 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: May 27 – Mary and Mike Gerlach                                       Pray for our men and women in uniform


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



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 Reservations for you and guests are necessary and must be received by Friday, June 15, 2012.



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  Sponsored by Pregnancy Decision Health Centers and Greater Columbus Right to Life. Questions, contact Melissa Lentz 614/888-8774 x6124. Bring a friend!



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 or go to






Keith Steigerwald & Gloria Phillips

June 9, 2012

Gabriel Stout & Amy Harmon

June 9, 2012




The Western Knights football team is gearing up for another season. The diocesan program is made up of boys entering the 4th through 8th grades in the next school year that attend St. Mary Magdalene, St. Mary’s German Village and Trinity Catholic schools or are enrolled in PSR programs. The cost is $100 and includes all equipment except shoes. Please visit the Trinity Catholic School website to download, complete and return an interest form. The interest form can be found at under the Activities then Athletic Association. This form does not mean you are signed up, it will be used by the staff to send information later this summer about official sign-ups. Official sign-ups generally are held in mid to late July at St. Mary Magdalene School. For additional information contact Joe Lombardi at 279-3011.


IMPORTANT CULTURAL DIVERSITY LEARNING OPPORTUNITY…National scholar and leader in Hispanic ministry, Boston College’s Dr. Hosffman Ospino, will discuss the unique opportunity we, in the Diocese of Columbus, have to develop creative evangelizing initiatives that simultaneously meet the needs of and recognize the contributions of other cultural groups, while also responding to the needs of the Catholic population as a whole. This event is sponsored by the Office of Religious Education and Catechesis and will be held Thursday, May 24, 2012, at St. Peter Catholic Church, 6899 Smoky Row Rd. There will be a light supper at 6:00 p.m. with Bilingual discussion following from 6:45-8:45 p.m. The cost is $10.00, which includes your meal.

RSVP to the Office of Religious Education and Catechesis at 614-221-4633, or 



Father James Wehner, President/Rector of the Pontifical College Josephinum and author of “The Evangelization Equation” will speak at the Catholic Men’s Luncheon Club on “Spiritual Fatherhood”. Join us Friday, June 1, 2012 at St. Patrick Church, 280 North Grant Ave. There will be Mass at 11:45 a.m., followed by Lunch and Speaker until 1:00 p.m.  No reservation needed. Please bring $10 to cover the lunch and meeting. For more information contact Andrew Kebe, CMLC President, at or (614) 506-8415.




This weekend, May 19th, Father Franks will celebrate his 33rd anniversary as a Priest. Please keep him and all who have been entrusted with shepherding the Children of our Lord’s Church 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.


Mary, Queen of Priests, pray for them. Help them to faithfully love and serve Jesus. Help them lead many souls to Jesus in the Eucharist!


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