SATURDAY, September 15

          1:00 p.m.         Nameth/Eilerman wedding

          3:00 p.m.         Confession

         4:00 p.m.        Daniel Sauer  

          6:00 p.m.         Spencer/Meddock wedding


 SUNDAY, September 16

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

                                      Coffee & doughnuts

      11:30 a.m.           Catherine Goodall  

       3:00 p.m.         Polish Mass  

        7:00 p.m.         Bingo


MONDAY, September 17-St. Robert Bellarmine

                                       No Mass

     6:00 p.m.               Scouts – Specht

     7:00 p.m.               Wedding Music workshop


TUESDAY, September 18

     5:30 p.m.                     Jake Anderson   

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


WEDNESDAY, September 19-St. Januarius

     8:20 a.m.             Charles Campbell  

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

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

      7:00 p.m.             RCIA – Atrium


THURSDAY, September 20

     5:30 p.m.             Rose Studer  

                                      Sts. Andrew Kim Tae-gon & Paul Chong Ha-sang


 FRIDAY, September 21 – St. Matthew, Apostle

    7:00 a.m.             Catherine Goodall  


 SATURDAY, September 22

          1:00 p.m.         Metoyer/Grote wedding

          3:00 p.m.         Confession

         4:00 p.m.        Mary Jo McCarthy  

          6:00 p.m.         Doyle/Poling wedding


 SUNDAY, September 23

       9:00 a.m.         Charlene Schultz  

                                      Coffee & doughnuts

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

        7:00 p.m.         Bingo



OFFERTORY – September 8-9, 2012

Offertory: $5,812.00

 ECO deposits $235.00 (weekly)

Total offering: $6,047.00

Bingo receipts: September 9 – Bingo: gross $2,844.00

Jackpot: $7,000.00



Refresh them Lord, with your healing grace.

Please remember in your prayers:

Hospital, Nursing/Assisted Living facility:   Donna Whitacre, Wilma Rose, Bea Sauer, Marge Stec, Martha Goodwin, Dick Zollner Zachary Schaal, Mary Ann Neymeyer

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,

Betty Albert, Ben Weilbacher, Mary Sailor, Heidi Wooley


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


2012-2013 RCIA

The topic of this week’s RCIA session is “Bible Basics”. Beginning this week our Seminarians will attend these weekly meetings. If you know anyone that is interested in learning about the Catholic faith; has been away from the church; has not been confirmed; or if you would like to be a sponsor for someone this year, then the Rite of Christian Initiation (RCIA) is for you. All are welcome.

For more information please contact RCIA Directors Mike or Maureen Keebaugh. Contact Mike @ 614-323-6715 or . Contact Maureen @ 614-323-7293 or



Sunday, September 16-celebrated after 11:30 Mass

Ø     Hilbert family-son, Louis



The ladies of the Young at Heart group will make their annual fall trip to McArthur on Monday, Oct. 1st. Items needed; winter clothing, imperishable food items, household products. For additional information please contact Betty at 444-8802.



If you know of an individual(s) within our parish boundaries that would welcome a visit from our seminarians please contact the parish office or email Ann Anderson at Our 2012-13 Seminarians will begin their apostolic works this Thursday, Sept. 20th.  




LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES for September 22-23, 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: September 23-Bertha Hilsheimer/Sally Sobony       Pray for our men and women in uniform


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





Registration forms are now available for children ages 3 ½ years old thru high school for the Parish School of Religion (Catechesis of the Good Shepherd) program for St. Mary's German Village, Corpus Christi and St. Ladislas parishes. This will include sacramental preparation for First Penance, First Holy Communion and Confirmation.  Please contact Pattie Jones in the Office of Religious Formation for more information at 614-443-2828 or 614-506-6812. Forms are available beginning September 2nd at all three parishes for your convenience.  Deadline for Registration is Friday September 21, 2012.  

St. Mary will again conduct 3 parental preparation meetings for those children preparing for 1st Communion. 



Mark your calendar for the 19th annual St. Mary spaghetti dinner to be held on Friday, September 28, 4:00-7:30.  Dinners include all-you-can-eat-spaghetti, meatballs, salad, bread, dessert and drink. You may eat in or take out.  Adults: $7.00/children: $3.00 /Senior citizens: $5.00 /High school students: $5.00. Also at the dinner: a Book Fair and raffles. You don’t want to miss this wonderful way to “pasta” time with the St. Mary community!



Campaign season is in full swing which provides us an opportunity to reflect on the priority issues for our nation. The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops reissued their statement Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship, which provides Church teaching about political responsibility and the important issues of our day. To read the statement and supplementary materials, visit To read about state level issues and faithful citizenship, visit the Catholic Conference of Ohio’s

For additional resources visit






Catholic Social Services’ 20th annual Breakfast with the Bishop will be held on Friday, October 5, 2012, from 7:45 – 9:15 a.m. at the Hyatt Regency Ballroom, 350 North High Street. Bishop Campbell will share his thoughts on religion in today’s society.   Joining the Bishop will be Paul Pfeifer, senior associate justice of the Supreme Court of Ohio, who will share some reflections on this topic from a judicial perspective.

We encourage all parishioners to join the Bishop for breakfast and learn more about the impact you are helping Catholic Social Services make on our communities.

Individual tickets are available for $40 each. To inquire about purchasing tickets or event sponsorship, please contact Merry Ralston at 614-857-1254 or


THE LADIES ANCIENT ORDER OF HIBERNIANS ….is sponsoring their 5th Saturday Dinner on Saturday, September 29th from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Tara Hall, 274 E. Innis Avenue.  Dinner includes an all-beef hot dog, chili with all the fixin's, dessert and ice tea or lemonade for $5.  Come see our Irish Pub on Innis!


CATHOLIC SOCIAL SERVICE-SERVICE SATURDAY….Join with CSS to help older and disabled   Franklin County residents in need of help with a small home repair, painting, yard work, or special project. Here’s how...

·     Volunteer:  Join us October 13, 2012, starting at 9:00 a.m. Interested? Contact Stephanie Jursek at 614-857-1216 or Please RSVP by September 24, 2012 (to ensure receipt of a T-shirt).

·     Donate: No time to volunteer? That’s okay! Help by providing a donation to assist us with purchasing supplies for the day of service. Send your contributions to: Catholic Social Services Attn: Tara Cox 197 E. Gay St. Columbus, Ohio 43215

·     Identify a person in need: Do you know of an older adult (60+ yrs. of age) or disabled individual who lives in Franklin County and needs help with a small home repair or special project? We want to help! We are limited to 30 worksites, so please don’t delay!

Please contact Tara Cox at 614-857-1238 or with the following information: name, address including zip code, phone number, & project idea. Please make sure you discuss your proposal with the individual before making the referral. Please call by September 13, 2012.




The Greater Columbus community will be uniting with hundreds of cities from all 50 states in the 40 Days for Life campaign. Faithful believers are praying that this effort will mark the beginning of the end of abortion in America. This peaceful prayer vigil will take place at an abortion facility in Columbus between the hours of 6 a.m. and 6 p.m.

Participants are asked to volunteer for one-hour shifts

and sign a statement of peace. For more information,


AM 820 FALL SPIRIT DRIVE:  Sept. 26-28th

Be sure to listen and support our local Catholic Radio station, AM 820, during the 2012 Fall Spirit Drive the last three weekdays of this month.  This bi-annual event provides the majority of support needed to power the station month-to-month. Listeners during the Spirit Drive will hear reflections from local priests and the best content from the past few months.  Volunteers, prayer companions and contributions are needed so contact AM 820 at or at 614-459-4820.  





Christopher Donald Baker & Angela Nicole Esposito

October 6, 2012


John Foster & Sarah Stewart

October 6, 2012 - St. Leo’s



The proof of love is in the works. Where love exists, it works great things. But when it ceases to act, it ceases to exist.

 –Pope St. Gregory the Great

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