This week’s session of RCIA will focus on “The Trinity”. Deacon Michael Ross will lead this discussion. If you know anyone that has been away from The Church, is interested in learning about the Catholic faith, has not been confirmed; or if you would like to be a sponsor, then the Rite of Christian Initiation (RCIA) is for you. All are welcome. For more information please contact RCIA Directors Mike or Maureen Keebaugh. Contact Mike @ 614-323-6715 or firstname.lastname@example.org . Contact Maureen @ 614-323-7293 or email@example.com
quarterly Jordon Conference for parents who wish to have a child baptized will
be held on
BAPTISMS FOR SEPTEMBER
Yakovich family – daughter, Maycie
is the running of the annual Columbus Marathon. This means parking will be at a
Extraordinary Ministers are reminded to cleanse the vessels after each Mass
TIME ALTAR SERVER LECTOR EXTRAORDINARY MINISTER SACRISTAN
Madeleine and Yeats McDonald John Lamotte Chris Hilles, open,
Abigail Gischel, DeCarlo Benito Tina Nierman open, open Tina Nierman
Charlie Collins Rick Driscoll
Edie Collins, Lulu Collins Jon Erikson Bertha Hilsheimer, Frank & Mary Wickham Frances Melton
Anna Lynch, open Pam Makowski Carolyn Zeisler, Joe Maly
Ben Weilbacher Rick Makowski Kim Anderson, open Frances Melton
Collection counters for the 3rd Sunday of the month: Frances Melton and Lin Duren
time you will read this former St. Mary graduate, P. J. Shelton, S. J. will be
ordained to the office of Deacon in
If you would like to send a card to the new deacon, please drop it off at the parish office and a bundle of cards will be sent. I'm sure that a far greater bundle of cards will go forth in June!
The next meeting of the Sesquicentennial committee will be held in church on Oct. 17th at Bring a generous spirit and your ideas. This is only the second meeting and minutes will be passed out regarding what was brought up at the last meeting.
I enjoyed a rare moment, few like it, I might add: a party for one who became a
citizen of the
We are rich my friends, blessed and lucky, too: We are Catholic and American. God bless everyone else as well - I love all God's children - but there are certain gifts and graces that we share in light of history and in the gift of grace. Congratulations, Isabelle! May many more blessings come to you in time and in eternity.
The Lord be with you!
Fr. Kevin F. Lutz
SMALL CHANGE - BIG IMPACT!
Act of Charity for Life during Respect Life Month
Please help raise awareness and increase prayer efforts this Respect Life month by grabbing a baby bottle after Mass. Filling it with your loose change, cash or check will directly support the free, life-saving programs offered at the six area Pregnancy Decision Health Centers. The bottles will be collected the weekend of October 26th-27th. The Bottle Program is a great way to get the entire family involved. Thank you for your participation.
JOSEPHINUM LECTURE ON THE SECOND VATICAN COUNCIL….The Pontifical College Josephinum’s annual lecture series continues Wednesday, October 16th , as Father Jared Wicks, SJ, Scholar in Residence at the Josephinum, presents Vatican II’s Turn in 1963: Toward Renewing Catholic Ecclesiology and Validating Catholic Ecumenical Engagement at 7:00 p.m. in the Jessing Center on the Josephinum campus. The event is free of charge and open to the public; reservations not required. For more information, please call the Academic Dean’s office at 614-985-2274.
NATURAL FAMILY PLANNING-GOOD FOR YOUR HEALTH
Proven effective for achieving or postponing pregnancy, NFP charting also helps monitor a woman’s health and detect fertility issues. Additionally, couples who use NFP report it strengthens their marriage through shared responsibility, better communication, and increased respect and trust for their spouse. Want to learn NFP? Saint Mary will host a series of classes offered for engaged and married couples on Sunday afternoons from The initial meeting will be held on October 13th. Cost is $65 per couple; financial assistance is available upon need. To register for or for additional information about diocesan NFP classes, contact the Marriage & Family Life Office at (614)241-2560 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Next weekend we will celebrate World Mission Sunday. Every day faithful missionaries are reaching out in the name of Christ to bring the light of Christ to every corner of the world. Please accordingly. For information visit www.IAmAMissionary.org
SAVE THE DATE FOR….the annual Saint Mary Gala &
Auction which will be held on
St. Mary School Cafeteria is hosting a Fun Pasta Fundraiser. The money raised will be used for student activities and needs throughout the year. I think you´ll find these are fun, unique, and useful items and, as fundraisers go, very reasonably priced. The pasta packages are great for home and will make fun gifts for family and friends. Information packets are available in the back of church. Orders are due Oct. 17th and may be turned in to the school or parish office. You may also order online at http://www.funpastafundraising.com/shop/saint-mary-school Thanks for looking through the brochure and for supporting our efforts to add some extra fun for our great students! Any questions please feel free to contact me at school or by email at email@example.com