BAPTISMS FOR APRIL
Sunday, April 14th after the Mass
Stock family – daughter Susanna
Garver family – daughter Sophia
Reece family – daughter Adeline
The session this week will focus on “Apologetics and Evangelization”. The presenters are Mike and Maureen Keebaugh. All are welcome to attend any and all sessions.
St. Mary will host youth and young adults from throughout the Diocese on Thurs. April 11th at in the Atrium. Our young adults in grades 9-12 are invited to join this dynamic group.
10 WEEK CATHOLICISM SERIES
The 4th session of the series on Catholicism will focus on Mary, the Mother of God. This series is sponsored by the Knights of Columbus and sessions are held each Tuesday evening at in the Atrium; they typically last about one (1) hour. Each presentation is focused on a unique topic which does not require your attendance at every session. We will highlight the subject matter each week in the bulletin.
Our 5th Sunday collection to support St. Vincent de Paul was postponed from last weekend to this weekend. Please use your preprinted envelopes or mark you contribution according. Please be generous.
Extraordinary Ministers are reminded to cleanse the vessels after each Mass
TIME ALTAR SERVER LECTOR EXTRAORDINARY MINISTER SACRISTAN
open, open Sherrie Hayes Lori and Dave Mitchell
Joe Giannetti Carol Rees, open
Anthony Metnes Don Metnes Shirley Thibaut, Eileen Hoffman, Chris Thibaut
Matthew Eyerman, Michael Gain Marge Smigelski Marianne Metnes, open, open Ginny Holleran
Vince Relli, Corey Hall Mike Hicks Pam Makowski, Jennifer Larsen
Sam Agra, Emily Relli Devin Russell Anne Stewart, Jay Jackson Suzi Foster
Collection counters for the 2nd Sunday of the month: Frances Melton and Carolyn Fenneman
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, and 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.
APRIL 2013 JORDAN CONFERENCE
The quarterly Jordon Conference for parents who wish to have a child baptized will be held on Tues. April 23, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. in the Atrium. Please contact the parish office at 445-9668 or email Ann at email@example.com to confirm your attendance.
THEOLOGY AFTER AUSCHWITZ
The Theological Consortium of Greater Columbus welcomes the general public to its 9th annual lecture on World Religions and Interreligious Dialogue. German theologian Dr. Gunda Werner-Burggraf of Ruhr-University Bochum will present “Theology after Auschwitz: Abrahamic Perspectives” on Wed., Apr.17th at 7:00 p.m. in the Jessing Center at the Pontifical College Josephinum. The lecture is free and open to the public; reservations not required. For directions or information, please contact the Academic Dean’s Office at the Josephinum at 614-885-5585 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
MARK YOUR CALENDARS-COMING EVENTS
Ø Service Saturday, May 4, 2013. For details contact Peggy Sirbaugh at 614-857-1251.
Ø First Communion: May 11, 2013 at the 4:00 Mass
Ø Village Valuables: May 18, 2013 from 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Contact Talya Small-Horton at 614.260.6788 or email email@example.com to reserve your tables. See the poster on the bulletin board for details.
CORPUS CHRISTI/ST. LADISLAS COMMUNITY GARDEN… spaces are available for rent for the 2013 gardening season. Located on the Corpus Christi parish grounds, the rental fee for a 10' x 4' space, tilled and ready-to-plant is $10.00. Spaces are limited and the rental deadline is Friday, May 3, 2013. For more information or to rent, please contact The Corpus Christi Center of Peace at 614-512-3731 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The diocesan Respect Life Conference will be held on Saturday, May 11, 2013, at St. Andrew Church, 1899 McCoy Rd. Featured speaker is Deacon James Keating, Ph.D. of Creighton University. Mass begins at 9:00 a.m. The conference is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Registration is $15 which includes lunch. To register, please send a check payable to the Office for Social Concerns, 197 E. Gay St., Columbus, Ohio. For details, call (614) 241-2540 or email at email@example.com.
CATHOLIC YOUTH SUMMER
Join us for 6 days and 5 nights of High Adventure Activities and High Adventure Faith. Catholic Youth Summer Camp (CYSC) is a high adventure summer camp featuring activities such as paintball, jet skis, water tubing, rock climbing, high ropes, zorbing, zip-lining & more. We also teach the Catholic faith in a dynamic and engaging way through catechesis, dramas, sacred art, praise and worship, daily mass, confession, adoration and faith sharing groups that helps to foster a high adventure life of discipleship. Choose from one of our five (5) middle school weeks for students entering Grades 6-8 or one of our two (2) high school weeks for students entering grades 9-12. Join the Adventure of Catholic Youth Summer Camp at www.cysc.com
TUTORS NEEDED for a unique one-to-one
learning environment for adults seeking literacy and/or GED and immigrants
ADULT MINISTRY GROUP
Would you like to be part of a vibrant new Adult Ministry here at St. Mary? Are you interested in getting to know the people with whom you worship just a little better? Would you like to be more involved in Parish Life, but just aren’t quite sure where to start? If you said “Yes” to any of the above, plan to join us on April 18th for the inaugural meeting of the St. Mary Adult Life group. Join us for Mass at 5:30 p.m. to honor our new Holy Father, Pope Francis and then for a family-friendly gathering in the upstairs of Gresso’s (961 S High). Want more details? Contact Beth Vanderkooi at (614.203.1147, firstname.lastname@example.org) or join our Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/AdultLife/.
STREET CLEANING SEASON IN THE VILLAGE
Street cleaning season is upon us. Beginning in April the City of Columbus will clean the streets of German Village. Parking will be strictly enforced between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Third Street will be cleaned on the west side the second Tuesday of every month and on the east side the second Wednesday of every month. Your car will be towed if you are parked in these restricted areas during the hours noted above. If your car is towed, call 614.645.6400. April street cleaning days are April 10th on the west side and April 11th on the east side.
SPECIAL COLLECTION WEEKEND
Next weekend has been designated by our Diocese as a special collection weekend for the Church in Central and Eastern Europe. This collection supports Catholic organizations that help deliver pastoral care and build places where the people of this region can worship in the light of Christ. Please use your pre-printed envelope or mark you contribution accordingly.
DIVINE MERCY SUNDAY SEVICES….will be held today at Holy Family, 584 W. Broad St. at 12:30 p.m. and at St. Catharine, 500 S. Gould Rd. at 2:00 p.m. Please see the poster on the bulletin board at the rear of Church for additional times and locations.