BAPTISMS FOR AUGUST
Cafaro family – daughter, Lucelia
Picetti family – daughter, Gabriella
Heald family – daughter, Alexandra
Due to the maintenance projects happening at school in preparation for the start of school on Aug. 21st the coffee and donut hour will be cancelled for Sunday, Aug. 18th.
2013-2014 RCIA INTRODUCTORY COOK OUT WEDNESDAY, SEPT.4TH @
The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) will
kick off this year with a cook out in front of the
2013 FESTIVAL UPDATE
Our grand raffle winners for our 2013 Homecoming festival are: Jessica Gall, daughter of Sue and Tim Gall, $2,500.00 winner
Ms. Nancy Manes, Saint Mary class of 1953, $500.00
A huge thank you to all those that worked so diligently to make this event a success, with special thanks to John LaMotte who again chaired this project; thank you too, to God for the beautiful weather.
SCHOOL NEWS…..the first day of school will be Wednesday, August 21st. Please pray for our students, teachers, principal and staff as they begin a new year.
Extraordinary Ministers are reminded to cleanse the vessels after each Mass
TIME ALTAR SERVER LECTOR EXTRAORDINARY MINISTER SACRISTAN
Juan Durano Lori Mitchelll John Lamotte, Don Alexander
Evan Armstrong, Ivra Bass John Rees Rita Alexander, Mary Minerd Ginny Holleran
Natasha Mattox Mike Keebaugh Dave & Marge Smigelski, Mike Chambers
Dominic Mattox, Trinity Mattox Maureen Keebaugh Ray & Terry Thomas, Cecelia Reis Jacquelyn Carone
Mary Weilbacher Jay Jackson Angie Stoller, Ann Anderson
Katie Price, open Olivia DePassio open, open Jacquelyn Carone
Collection counters for the 4th Sunday of the month: Lin Duren and Frances Melton
A letter of congratulations came today from Bishop Campbell for reaching the goal of the BAA. God reward you for your generosity. Thank you to Erik Roush for keeping the good order of the records. If anyone makes a pledge at this point, 100% of it comes back to the parish.
School opens this week! Wednesday is the day! I am told that the Bishop and superintendent come for the opening festivities. I will be there to meet and be met. May the blessing of Our Lord and Our Lady bless and protect this year.
So much is new to me here (figuring out lights and keys is the most challenging!), but the staff and many of you have gone out of your way to welcome me. I still have a schedule branded in my head after 16 years, but I am adjusting. A couple of times I have jumped, thinking that I was late for something that isn't here on the schedule. I no longer have an afternoon Sunday Mass or the need to repose the Blessed Sacrament on Tuesday nights at .
It is quieter here as well. Broad Street is noisy all day and all night with sirens and the usual souls who wander the streets and who talk and shout rather loudly at times. Life is all about adjustments. Some easy; some hard. The best way through each adjustment is to see that the provident Hand of God moves with mercy and kindness, and the best is yet to come.
The music at the Mass Saturday was
exceptional. I especially liked the Ave Maria (Fr. Gallen's). The
class of '63 seemed to have had a great time at the festival. Speaking of
the festival, I was impressed at how well it ran and how well it was
organized. Saturday night I decided to try my part with the band under
the tent. They allowed me a quick try, and so I played "Joy to the
World" (Three Dog Night, not Handel) and "
The Lord be with you! Fr. Kevin F. Lutz
8TH ANNUAL 4-S
HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS VOLLEYBALL PLAYERS:
It is time to begin forming your parish CYO volleyball team. Girls in grades 9-12 are eligible to play. Games will be played on weekends, beginning in September. All teams must be formed by Sept. 5 and the High School Sport Information Sheet must be turned in to hold your spot. Once your team is formed, please notify Evalyn Hammonds at 614-286-5725 or email@example.com; or Marty Raines at 241-2580 or firstname.lastname@example.org
SENIOR OR DISABLED IN NEED OF HOME REPAIR?
Service Saturday, sponsored by Catholic Social
Services, will be held on October 12th. Do you know of an older
adult (60+) or a disabled individual living in
BREAKFAST with the BISHOP
Join us for Catholic
Social Services’ 21st annual Breakfast
with the Bishop, to be held on
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 email@example.com
BIBLE STUDY SCHEDULE
Until further notice Bible study will be suspended until the return of Toni Neal, the longtime moderator of this group. Toni is recuperating from a recent illness. Please keep her in your prayers.
St. Timothy Church and St. Timothy
Knights of Columbus Council 14345 will host the 2013 Blue Mass on
I want you to not only believe that Catholicism is the greatest part of your life, but also to experience a nearly insatiable hunger for knowledge about your faith that draws you on a daily basis to become more excited about its role in your daily existence.