1:00 p.m.         Massaro/Purnell wedding   

         3:00 p.m.         Confession

       4:00 p.m.        Parishioners of St. Mary 


 SUNDAY, July 21

       9:00 a.m.         Frank Carrick     

                                      Coffee & doughnuts

       11:30 a.m.        Anne Joseph   

        3:00 p.m.       Polish Mass


MONDAY, July 22 – Saint Mary Magdalene

                                      No Mass


TUESDAY, July 23 – Saint Bridget

                                      See bulletin announcement

      7:00 p.m.            Jordan Conference - Atrium


WEDNESDAY, July 24 – Saint Sharbel Makhluf

                                      No Mass

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


THURSDAY, July 25 – Saint James the Apostle

                                      See bulletin announcement


FRIDAY, July 26 – Saints Joachim and Anne

                                      See bulletin announcement



         1:00 p.m.         Dahler/Swanson wedding

          2:30 p.m.        Phillips/Gallatin wedding @ Saint Leo

          3:00 p.m.       Confession

       4:00 p.m.        Parishioners of St. Mary 


 SUNDAY, July 28

       9:00 a.m.         Elizabeth Fishking     

                                     Coffee & doughnuts

       11:30 a.m.        Anne Spires   





OFFERTORY – July 13-14, 2013

Envelopes: 89 @ $4,189.00

Non- envelope donation: $1,611.00

 ECO donations: 10 @ $670.00 (weekly, 15th)

Total offering: $6,470.00

Amount needed to meet expenses: $7,398.00


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

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, Stuart Sinn


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




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.



The quarterly Jordon Conference for parents who wish to have a child baptized will be held on Tues. July 23, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. in the Atrium. Please contact the parish office at 445-9668 or email Ann at to confirm your attendance.


2013-2014 RCIA

Those desiring to become Catholic or who want to learn more about their faith please keep in mind that we will kick off another year of RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults) in late August or early September. Please watch the bulletin for additional information.



This past weekend marked the end of era at Saint Mary. After 57 years and much discussion the decision was made to close our weekly bingo. At this time we want to say thank you to everyone that has supported our bingo over the years, both players and volunteers. Special thanks and appreciation go out to Leo Thurn and Dick Hilsheimer for their tireless efforts in support of our Sunday bingo game.   



LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES for July 27-28, 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, Mike Chambers

             Dominic Mattox, Trinity Mattox                      Maureen Keebaugh                            Ray & Terry Thomas, Cecelia Reis             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: July 28 – Bertha Hilsheimer & Sally Sabony                 Pray for our men and women in uniform


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



2013 CATHOLIC WOMAN/ YOUNG CATHOLIC WOMAN OF THE YEAR….Sunday, August 18, 2013 at St. Charles Preparatory School from 5:00 – 9:00 p.m. The Most Reverend Bishop Frederick F. Campbell is the keynote speaker and presenter. Reserve your table now. Cost: $30.00 per person. Contact us at  or phone: (614) 2288601. Nominations need to be received by Wednesday, July 24th, 2013. Join us in celebration as we honor the women you know who do so much for others! Nominations can be picked up in the Parish office.



Join us for Catholic Social Services’ 21st annual Breakfast with the Bishop, to be held on Friday, September 13, 2013, from 7:45 – 9:15 a.m. at the Hyatt Regency Ballroom, 350 North High Street.

Bishop Campbell will share his thoughts on Technology and Its Effects on Faith and Today’s Society. Joining Bishop Campbell, will be Matt Swaim, author of Prayer in the Digital Age, who will offer his reflections as a scholar on the topic. 

We encourage all parishioners to join Bishop Campbell for breakfast and to learn more about this timely topic and the impact it has on our families. Individual tickets are available for $40 each. To inquire about purchasing tickets or an event sponsorship, please contact Emma Helms at 614-857-1238 or




Please join us for a One Day Retreat for Married Couples: Spicing up Married Life, Nourishing Our Faith, featuring celebration of Mass and reflection by Bishop Frederick F. Campbell and presentations by Fr. Leo Patalinghug, host of EWTN's cooking show, Savoring Our Faith, and author of Grace before Meals and Spicing up Married Life. The retreat will be held
Saturday, September 14, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at St. Agatha. Cost is $75 per couple and includes a light breakfast and buffet lunch. For more information and to register please visit Register early; seating is limited.


BISHOP CAMPBELL’S BIRTHDAY GALA—TICKETS ON SALE celebrate Bishop Campbell’s 70th birthday, parishioners, clergy & civic leaders from around the Diocese will gather for a gala on August 30th at the Hyatt Regency Columbus. Proceeds from this event will benefit the Catholic Education Tuition Assistance Fund, Diocesan Social Concerns Agencies, Diocesan Support Vocations Endowment, and the Cathedral Music Ministry Endowment. Information on reserving tickets and tables is available at https://catholic‑ or by phone at 614-940-4870. Tickets are $125/person or guests may reserve a ten-person table for $1,250. All members of the Diocese are encouraged to contribute to the event, even if unable to attend. Anyone who shows their support for Bishop Campbell and the four wonderful beneficiaries of this gala by making a contribution, regardless of the amount, will have their name added to a Diocesan Birthday Card, which will be included in the event program.

GET READY FOR WORLD YOUTH DAY 2013 ON EWTN!......As pilgrims of all ages begin to travel to the site of Pope Francis' first World Youth Day next week, know that EWTN will be working hard to bring the best coverage to those who cannot travel there physically. We invite you and your parishioners to take a virtual pilgrimage with EWTN, and here are some of the events you can expect to see:

Ø  Rio Rocks! - Special LIVE "Life on the Rock:"

One of EWTN's favorite shows is on the road, on the Rock and in Rio! Join "Life of the Rock" co-hosts Fr. Mark and Doug Barry are they do a special on location show with the pilgrims of this year's World Youth Day---and be on the lookout for this dynamic duo as they spearhead the entirety of EWTN's LIVE coverage of each day's events!  

Ø  Welcome to Rio! - Opening Ceremonies:

Pope Francis invites the pilgrims gathered at Copacabana Beach to prepare their hearts and minds to receive and live out Christ's words- no matter where they are from! World Youth Day's first event begins at 4:30 p.m. ET, Thurs. July 25.

Ø  Walk the Way of the Cross - Via Crucis

Young people from all nations remind themselves of Christ's Passion as they proceed through a live Stations of the Cross at 4:30 p.m. ET, Friday, July 26.

Ø  Youth Vigil:

Pope Francis will preside over a Vigil Mass for the intentions of all of the attendants of World Youth Day, both physically and spiritually present at 6:00 p.m. ET, Saturday, July 27

Ø  Closing Mass:

All good things must come to an end, but this is really just the beginning! Pope Francis imparts his final words and blessing upon the pilgrims before they must return to their homes to live out their Faith. The closing Mass begins at 8:30 a.m. ET, Sunday July 28



The 87th annual Saint Mary Homecoming festival is set for August 9-10, 2013. Volunteers are needed especially for the following events:

·    Inside gambling, Instant ticket sales, set up and Sunday clean up

Over the next three (3) weekends there will be a representative from the festival committee at the rear of the Church after each of the Masses to sign you up for one of the many volunteer tasks and answer your questions. This event annually welcomes home to Saint Mary alumni from both the parish and the school. Old friendships are renewed, new memories made as folks gather to remember the special times they shared at Saint Mary.

Please stop by the table along the south wall at the rear of Church and pick up your raffle tickets, which are arranged alphabetically by family. Grand prize $2,500.00; 2nd place $500.00.



Every believer in this world of ours must be a spark of light, a center of love, a vivifying leaven amidst his fellow men. And he will be this all the more perfectly, the more closely he lives in communion with God in the intimacy of his own soul”

----Blessed Pope John XXIII, Peace on Earth





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