THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH

 

  THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH

SATURDAY, March 23

          3:00 p.m.         Confession

         4:00 p.m.               Frank Carrick            

                                                          

 SUNDAY, March 24 – PALM SUNDAY

       9:00 a.m.          Elizabeth Fishking  

                                      Coffee & doughnuts

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

        7:00 p.m.           Bingo

 

HOLY WEEK-2013

 

MONDAY, March 25  

                                      No Mass

      6:00 p.m.             Scouts – Specht

      6:00 p.m.             Choir practice                                                                                                                              

 

TUESDAY, March 26 – NO MASS @ ST. MARY

     6:00 p.m.            Chrism Mass @ St. Joseph    

      6:00 p.m.              NO Choir practice (11:30 choir)

      6:00 p.m.             Scouts – Specht

                               

WEDNESDAY, March 27

     8: 20 a.m.            Catherine Goodall   

      2:oo p.m.             Stations of the Cross -8th graders

      6:00 p.m.              NO Bible study – Specht Center

      6:30 p.m.              NO Choir practice (9:00 choir)

                                                                                               

THURSDAY, March 28-Mass of The Lord’s Supper

     7:00 p.m.            Deceased members of the Schneider/Gehring families         

 FRIDAY, March 29

                                      Good Friday of the Passion of the Lord

    3:00 p.m.             Hilda Kulzer    

 

SATURDAY, March 30 – HOLY SATURDAY

          3:00 p.m.         NO Confession

         8:20 p.m.         Anne Joseph          

                                                          

 SUNDAY, March 31

                                      EASTER SUNDAY, THE LORD IS RISEN

       9:00 a.m.          Kulzer/Wind familes   

                                      NO Coffee & doughnuts

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

        7:00 p.m.           NO Bingo

 

 

 

OFFERTORY – March 16-17, 2013

Envelopes: 117 @ $4,516.00

Non- envelope donation: $1,677.00

 ECO donations: 22 @ $1,192.00 (weekly, bi-weekly, 15th)

Total offering: $7,385.00

Amount needed to meet expenses: $7,398.00

Bingo receipts: March 17 – gross $1,843.00

Jackpot: $14,450.00

SUPPORT SAINT 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 Mary Ann Neymeyer, Stuart Sinn, Frances Grispino

At Home: Charles Walker, Ruth Neal, Dora Malyk, Rita Malyk McCreary, Reilly Gall, Sharon Kirby,. Francis Bobo, Joanne Elgin, Philip Conci, Betty Albert, 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. 

 

BAPTISMS FOR MARCH

Sunday, March 31 – celebrated after 11:30 Mass

Smith family – daughter, Ixchel

 

BLESSING OF THE FOOD

The Polish Community will continue the tradition of Blessing the Food on Holy Saturday, March 30th at 1:00 p.m. here. Celebrating this ceremony will be Father Eugene Linowski.  An invitation has been extended to all St. Mary parishioners to join in this event.

 

YOUNG AT HEART

The ladies of the Young at Heart group will make their annual spring trip to McArthur on Monday, May 6th. Items needed: clothing, imperishable food items, house-hold products. For additional information please contact Betty at 444-8802.

 

REGISTRATION FOR SCHOOL YEAR 2013-14

Saint Mary School: Registration is now open for the 2013-14 school year for preschool, full-day kindergarten; grades K-8. St. Mary will accept Ed Choice Scholarships. Our goal is to enroll 250 students for the 2013-14 school year.

For additional information please call the school office at 614.444.8994.

 

PARISH OFFICE HOLY WEEK SCHEDULE

The Parish Office will close at noon on Holy Thursday and will remain closed until Monday, April 1st when regular hours will be resumed.


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

 

LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES for March 30-31, 2013 (5th 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.      

                               Please see the 5th Sunday signup sheet at the rear of Church                              Suzi Foster

9:00 A.M.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Frances Melton    

11:30 A.M.     

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Frances Melton                   

                  

COFFEE & DOUGHNUTS: March 31 – NO Coffee and Doughnuts                               Pray for our men and women in uniform

 

Collection counters for the 5th Sunday of the month: Frances Melton and Carolyn Fenneman


 

REMINDERS

 

SERVICE SATURDAYMay 4, 2013 beginning at 9:00 a.m. Join with Catholic Social Services (CSSto help older and disabled Franklin County residents in need of help with a small home repair, painting, yard work, or special project. Interested? Contact Peggy Sirbaugh at 614-857-1251.

 

MARCH 29 – GOOD FRIDAY – WALKING

STATIONS OF THE CROSS

The many facets of faith and justice will be the focus of the annual Walking Stations of the Cross. The walk begins with the opening prayer at St. Joseph Cathedral, 212 E. Broad Street, at

8:00 a.m., Friday, March 29, 2013. Participants will stop at locations in downtown Columbus to recognize Jesus Christ’s suffering and crucifixion as well as reflect on a current area of social concern. For more information, contact the diocesan Office for Social Concerns at (614) 241-2540 or the Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministry at (614) 241-2565.

 

HOLY WEEK SCHEDULE

·    Tuesday, March 26, the Chrism Mass at St. Joseph Cathedral at 6:00 p.m. There will be no 5:30 p.m. Mass at St. Mary.

·    Wednesday, March 27, all school Mass at 8:20 a.m. Stations of the Cross by our 8th graders @ 2:00 p.m.

·    Holy Thursday, Mass of The Lord’s Supper at 7:00 p.m.

·    Good Friday, Liturgy of the Word, Veneration of the Cross and Holy Communion at 3:00 p.m.

·    Holy Saturday, Easter Vigil at 8:20 p.m.

·    Easter Sunday, our regular Mass schedule will be followed.

Please see the liturgical minister signup sheets at the rear of Church for Holy Week Masses and Easter Sunday, which falls on a 5th Sunday this year. We need lectors, altar servers and Eucharistic ministers for Holy Thursday, Good Friday, Easter Vigil and Easter Sunday.

 

 

NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

CANCELLATIONS AND POSTPONEMENTS

Due to Holy Week activities our regularly scheduled weekly meetings have rescheduled accordingly:

ü Bible study will suspend their meetings for the following two weeks. They will resume regular weekly meetings on Wednesday, April 10th at 6:00 p.m.

ü There is no bingo on Easter Sunday night

ü There is no coffee and doughnuts on Easter Sunday

ü The weekly series on Catholicism will be suspended during Holy week and will resume on Tuesday, April 2nd at 7:00 p.m.

 

 

 

CATHOLIC YOUTH SUMMER CAMP

It is that time of year already when we are thinking ahead of summer activities for our children. If you are interested in having your child attend Catholic Youth Summer Camp please visit their web site at www.cysc.com for details and registration. Catholic Youth summer camp serves youths in middle school and high school.

 

 

Invite God Into It
Having a good day? Thank God for it. Struggling through a bad day? Invite God into it. Just another “ordinary” day? Find God in it. And—every day—praise God, for life is a gift never to be wasted.

 

 

CATHOLIC MEN’S LUNCHEON CLUB

Dan DeMatte, Director of Religious Ed. & Youth Ministry at St. Patrick Church, will address the next Catholic Men’s Luncheon Club on “The Mission of the Domestic Church.”

Join us Friday, April 5th at St. Patrick Church, downtown Columbus. Holy Mass will be celebrated at 11:45 a.m., followed by lunch and our speaker until 1:00 p.m. No reservations necessary. $10.00 covers the lunch and meeting. Bring a friend!

The Catholic Men's Luncheon Club meets on the First Friday of each month (excluding January, July and August.) For information on the many activities of Columbus Catholic Men, go to ColumbusCatholicMen.com

 

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EASTER FLOWER REMEMBRANCE FORM

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 basket or return it to the parish office. Deadline for your response is:  

Monday, March 25, 2013.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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