3:00 p.m.         Confession

         4:00 p.m.        David Schneider 

         6:00 p.m.          Castle/Eckels wedding



       9:00 a.m.           Elizabeth Fishking  

                                      Coffee & doughnuts

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

       3:00 p.m.           Polish Mass  

       7:00 p.m.           Bingo


MONDAY, May 20 – Saint Bernadine of Siena

                                      No Mass

      6:00 p.m.             Scouts – Specht

      7:00 p.m.             Wedding Music Workshop                                                                                                        


TUESDAY, May 21  Saint Christopher Magallanes and Companions

     5:30 p.m.             See bulletin announcement

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

      6:00 p.m.             Scouts – Specht

      7:00 p.m.             Catholicism series – Atrium


WEDNESDAY, May 22 – Saint Rita of Cascia

     8:20 a.m.             See bulletin announcement

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

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



     5:30 p.m.             Anne Joseph


FRIDAY, May 24

    7:00 a.m.             See bulletin announcement



         1:00 p.m.          Jaklovsky/Drummond wedding

          3:00 p.m.         Confession

         4:00 p.m.        Frank Carrick 


 SUNDAY, May 26 – The Most Holy Trinity

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

                                      Coffee & doughnuts

      11:30 a.m.           Evelyn Holleran   

       7:00 p.m.           Bingo




OFFERTORY – May 11-12, 2013

Envelopes: 108 @ $3,828.00

Non- envelope donation: $1624.00

 ECO donations: 21 @ $1,132.00 (weekly, bi-weekly, 15th)

Total offering: $6,584.00

Amount needed to meet expenses: $7,398.00

Bingo receipts: May 12, 2013 – Gross: $1,703.00

Jackpot: $7,413.00



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 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,

Larry Badurina, Wes Kingery, Frank Swartz


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



The 10th and final session of the series on Catholicism will focus on “The World without End; the last things”. This series is sponsored by the Knights of Columbus and sessions are held each Tuesday evening at 7:00 p.m. 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.


Daily Mass times for parishes within our Center South Columbus deanery are:

Saint Joseph: daily Mass @ 7:30 a.m. and 12:05 p.m.

Saint Patrick: daily Mass @ 7:00 a.m. and 11:45 a.m.

Corpus Christi: Wednesday @ 8:30 a.m.

Saint Ladislas: Tuesday @ 6:30 p.m.

Please refer to “This Week in Our Parish” calendar for the weekly Mass schedule. If a Mass is shown as cancelled the Mass intention for that day will be re-scheduled. For those who wish to know the re-scheduled date please contact the parish office.


2013-2014 BAA UPDATE

We are entering our 3rd week of the Bishop’s Annual Appeal.

Our parish goal for the 2013-14 BAA campaign is $52,860.00. Please keep in mind that every dollar over our goal returns to Saint Mary. Please prayerfully consider your contribution to this year’s campaign. Envelopes can be found in each of the pews.

Thank you to those that have returned their pledge forms.



LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES for May 25-26, 2013 (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                                     Cecilia Reis, Mike Chambers                    Jacquelyn Carone    

11:30 A.M.      Mary Weilbacher                            Jay Jackson                                      Angie Stoller, Ann Anderson

                              Katie Price, open                                  Olivia DePassio                                              open, open                                          Jacquelyn Carone                    


COFFEE & DOUGHNUTS: May 26 – Cecilia Reis & Mike Chambers                       Pray for our men and women in uniform


Collection counters for the 4th Sunday of the month: Lin Duren and Frances Melton





As Father Franks continues to recuperate, the Adult Ministry group would like to organize a round-the-clock prayer for him. If you'd be willing to commit a few minutes in the next few weeks, please sign up on our prayer schedule at: You can sign up to pray during a time slot, leave him a note, etc.  Please sign up for a time today, and share the site with friends and family who either know Fr. Franks or simply are moved to pray for him.



The Diocesan Senior Citizens Day Celebration will be held on Tuesday, June 4, 2013, at St. Margaret of Cortona Church, 1600 N. Hague Ave. Bishop Frederick F. Campbell will celebrate Mass at 10:30 a.m. Mass will be followed by a luncheon. Registration for the celebration is $10. To register, please send a check payable to the Office for Social Concerns, Catholic Diocese of Columbus, 197 E. Gay Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215. For questions, call (614) 241-2540 or email Registrations are requested by May 30th.



St. Mary Library invites all parishioners to its 20th annual FAMILY CAKE DECORATING CONTEST on Monday, May 20th.  You are invited to bake and decorate a cake based on a book theme -- or you can just stop by the school gym any time on May 20th between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. to just "ohh" and "ahh" over these fabulous literary creations!



A Centering Prayer Group will meet on the first Saturday of each month at Corpus Christi Center of Peace, 1111 E. Stewart Ave., beginning Sat, June 1st from 10:30 a.m. – noon.  Participants will share 20 minutes of Centering Prayer, after which the group will experience spiritual enrichment in the form of DVDs from Contemplative Outreach and discussion to help in the practice and discipline of Centering Prayer.  No previous experience with Centering Prayer is necessary.  All are welcome! What is Centering Prayer?   It’s a method of silent prayer in which we realize God’s presence within us and deepens our relationship with God. For more information, call CCCoP at 614-512-3731 (you may need to use the area code.)





Ø  The 2nd annual Saint Mary Reception: May 29, 2013 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. on the Rectory lawn. Please watch the mail for your invitation to this event.  

Ø  June 5th: Baccalaureate Mass @ 8:20 a.m.; year-end award assembly @ 1:30; Graduation @7:00 p.m.

Ø  Last day of School June 6th.

Ø  4-S Club Golf Outing: September 22, 2013. Watch your bulletin for details.



           BANNS of MARRIAGE

Shane Walter and Jessica Reese

June 8, 2013


HIGH SCHOOL FRESHMEN WANTED…..Cristo Rey Columbus High School has openings for motivated students who dream about obtaining a college prep Catholic education but may not be able to afford our traditional high schools.  Cristo Rey offers a professional work-study program, which provides students with real world work experiences while preparing them for college and helping to offset the cost of their high school education.  For more information, contact Meghan Devring at or visit our website at



Are you interested in organizing one of our most fun fundraisers? The St. Mary Homecoming Festival needs you!! If you are willing to help us with lining up sponsors, signing up volunteers or chairing any one of the major projects associated with this event please see the festival representative that will be at the rear of Church following each of our weekend Masses.

The festival will be held this year the weekend of August 9th and 10th.



Memorial Day weekend office hours will be:

Saturday, May 25, 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Sunday, May 26, 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Monday, May 27, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Memorial Day military services will be held at 10:30 a.m. at St. Joseph and Holy Cross Cemeteries and at 11:30 a.m. at Resurrection Cemetery. Memorial Day Masses will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. at St. Joseph, Mt. Calvary and Holy Cross and 1:00 p.m. at Resurrection Cemetery.


God's Love for You
Being born into a Catholic family isn't what makes you Catholic. Being Catholic, following Christ, is a decision of the heart. It is a relationship with Love Himself and a commitment to be faithful to the One who has faith in you.



As most of you are aware the US Bank building has been sold and will be converted into a private residence. This building was built in 1887 as the first Saint Mary School. The pending renovations to this property will require that traffic patterns entering and exiting from Saint Mary will be changing. Please watch you bulletin for additional information.


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