THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH

 

THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH

SATURDAY, November 2 – All Souls Day

        9:00 a.m. Latin Mass Msgr. Francis Schweitzer 

         1:00 p.m.          Deland/Close wedding

          3:00 p.m.         Confession

          3:30 p.m.         Hensel/Bertram wedding @ St. Leo

       4:00 p.m.           Rita Schneider  

         6:00 p.m.          Duale/Sakron wedding

 

 SUNDAY, November 3

       9:00 a.m.           Parishioners of Saint Mary

      10:00 a.m.           St. Vincent de Paul - Atrium

                                      Coffee & doughnuts

     11:30 a.m.            Deacon James Schlund     

 

MONDAY, November 4 – Saint Charles Borromeo   

                                       No Mass

 

TUESDAY, November 5  

       5:30 p.m.            Michael Fay-hard   

                               

WEDNESDAY, November 6

      5:30 p.m.            Celebrant Intention – Latin Mass

       7:00 p.m.            RCIA – Atrium  

                                           

THURSDAY, November 7

      5:30 p.m.             Deceased of the Schneider/Gehring families 

        6:15 p.m.            11:30 Choir practice

        

FRIDAY, November 8  

       8:15 a.m.            Deacon Thomas G. Spaith    

        

SATURDAY, November 9

         1:00 p.m.          Simonton.Uhlenhake wedding

          3:00 p.m.         Confession

          3:30 p.m.         Scholl/Reik wedding @ St. Leo

       4:00 p.m.           Frances Grispino  

     

 SUNDAY, November 10

       9:00 a.m.           Deceased of the Schneider/Gehring families 

                                     Coffee & doughnuts

     11:30 a.m.            Parishioners of Saint Mary

       2:00 p.m.            NFP meeting - Atrium

 

 

Sermon on the Amount – October 26-27, 2013

Envelopes: 89 @ $3,009.00

Non- envelope donation: $2,580.50

 ECO donations: 15 @ $752.00 (weekly and bi-weekly)

Total offering: $6,341.50

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, Ruth Naegele, Toni Neal

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. 

 

2013-2014 RCIA

This week’s session of RCIA will focus on “The History of the Church”. Father Kevin Lutz will lead this discussion. If you are seeking information about converting to the Catholic faith or if you have not yet been confirmed or if you would like to be a sponsor, then the Rite of Christian Initiation (RCIA) is for you. All are welcome. Please contact the Parish office for additional information.

 

BAPTISMS FOR NOVEMBER

Sunday, November 3, 2013

Chamberlain family, son, Wyatt – after 11:30 Mass

Collura family, daughter, Carmen – after 11:30 Mass

Lewis family, daughter, Marie- 5:00 p.m.

Sunday, November 10, 2013

Heinzman family, son, Joseph – after 11:30 Mass

Dossantos family, daughter, Brigid – after 11:30 Mass

Sunday, November 24, 2013

McCartney family, daughter, Lemi

Saturday, November 30, 2013

McCarroll family, daughter, Nina – after 4:00 Mass

 

SOUTH SIDE COMMUNITY FOOD PANTRY BENEFIT CONCERT…..Saturday, November 9th at Saint Paul UCC, 225 East Gates Street from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Admission: Love offering that will go to the support of feeding families in need. Please see flyer on bulletin board at the rear of Church for details.

 

DON’T FORGET TO VOTE – ELECTION DAY 11/5/13


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES for November 9-10, 2013 (2nd 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.            open, open                                           Sherrie Hayes                                                Lori and Dave Mitchell

                               Michael Hatem                                  Joe Giannetti                                                     Carol Rees, open                                Amanda Walker

9:00 A.M.       Anthony Metnes                                    Don Metnes                                 Shirley Thibaut, Eileen Hoffman, open

                             Michael Gain, open                              Marge Smigelski                                                Chris Thibaut, open, open                   Ginny Holleran

11:30 A.M.          Vince Relli,                                           Mike Hicks                                          Pam Makowski, Jennifer Larsen

                         Sam Agra, Emily Relli                          Devin Russell                                                 Ann Stewart, Jonathan Engle                 Suzi Foster

 

v                   Prayers after Mass: following each Mass please kneel and prayer with us the following prayers: The Our Father, The Hail Mary, The Glory Be and the Prayer to St. Michael the Archangel (there are prayers cards at the rear of the Church with this prayer).

                  

COFFEE & DOUGHNUTS: November 10 – Mark & Sandra Grosko                             Pray for our men and women in uniform

 

Collection counters for the 2nd Sunday of the month: Frances Melton and Carolyn Fenneman


From the Pastor's Desk

 

Every death is the end of an era.  Some stand out - as did Father Schweitzer's death.  I was with him countless times and ultimately just after he went to God.  Father and I had worked on his funeral plans.  Actually he had no real plans or interest in making them.  I suggested calling hours in the soup kitchen that he had founded.  He thought that was interesting and nodded his approval.  He also asked me to preach which I did.  The sermon is printed in this week's Catholic Times on page 8 and 14.  If you do not get the Times, there is a printed copy in the back of the church.  Pray for vocations.  

 

This Sunday I will be conducting the services at St. Joseph Cemetery at 2:00 p.m.  Rosary, a brief meditation and Benediction are the planned events.  Hope to see you there.. November is traditionally dedicated to prayers for the souls of the Faithful Departed.  After an outside blessing I will give an impromptu tour of the graves of some of the bishops, priests and sisters who are buried near the chapel.  Pray for good weather.  

 

As we get ready for the great events of the Sesquicentennial, please consider donating photos, or scan them and mail them in to the parish office.  A great video with countless scenes of weddings, graduations and celebrations will be compiled.  Any artifacts from the history of the church are also needed.  Every now and then an old statue shows up, or some remnant of a forgotten building or confessional door is rediscovered in the basement or attic.  Look far and wide and see what item or photo will help tell the story of this parish.  

 

The Lord be with you!

 

Fr. Kevin F. Lutz

 

REMINDERS

 

MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR:

v  The next Sesquicentennial meeting will be @ 7:00 p.m. on Nov. 14th.

v  Our annual Adopt-a-Family campaign will kick off in a couple weeks.

v  The Christmas tree sale will kick off with the arrival of trees the Friday after Thanksgiving.

v  Chili and Carols will be held on Dec. 6th. Watch for details.

v  The annual Saint Mary Gala & Auction which will be held on Sat., Feb. 15th, 2014.

 

NATURAL FAMILY PLANNING-GOOD FOR YOUR HEALTH AND YOUR MARRIAGE! 

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 2 – 4:30 p.m. in the Atrium. The next meeting is scheduled for Nov. 10th.  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 familylife@colsdioc.org.

 

CATHOLIC CEMETERY SUNDAY PRAYER SERVICES….will be held at 2:00 p.m. on November 3rd at Saint Joseph, Resurrection, Holy Cross and Mt. Calvary Cemeteries.

 

 

HOME/HOSPITAL/NURSING HOME VISITATION

Please contact Ann Anderson at the parish office if you know of someone that is not able to attend Mass, is hospitalized or in a nursing home and would appreciate a visit by our Dominican Sisters. They will make visits on Tuesday and Thursday.

 

NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

HOLY FAMILY CHRISTIAN MOTHERS CHRISTMAS BAZAAR: 584 West Broad Street, Saturday and Sunday, November 16th and 17th  from 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.  Great vendors and concessions. Please come join us for good food and good shopping.

 

CATHOLIC MEN’S LUNCHEON CLUB….on Friday, Nov. 8th at St. Patrick Church. Holy Mass will be celebrated at 11:45 a.m. followed by lunch and your speaker until 1:00 p.m. Come join us as Father Gregory Schnakenberg, OP, will address the Catholic Men's Luncheon sponsored by Q2 Jewelry & Services.  His presentation is titled “My trip to Kolkata and the Missionaries of Charity.” No reservations necessary. $10 covers the lunch and meeting. Bring a friend!

 

COLUMBUS THEOLOGY ON TAP….In November, we'll be touching on several Social Justice concerns that we can become more aware of as Catholics.  We'll also encourage involvement in these issues, especially during the Season of Advent!  Our presenter will be Erin Cordle, who serves the Office for Social Concerns of the Catholic Diocese of Columbus, Ohio.  Join us on

Thurs., Nov. 14th, at 7:00 p.m. at El Vaquero, 3230 Olentangy River Rd. Columbus Theology On Tap is an invitation for Catholic Young Adults to learn more about their faith and share in our awesome Catholic Community in the Diocese of Columbus. Contact Info: cbustheologyontap@gmail.com/614.390.8653

 

WANTED AFTER HALLOWEEN: GENTLY USED COSTUMES

Next year the Community of Holy Rosary and St. John the Evangelist located at 648 South Ohio Ave. are planning on bringing a simple Fall Festival to our neighborhood kids who generally don't get to experience things like that. If we receive enough donated costumes, we will distribute them at our festival.

Costumes can be dropped off at the Church.

 

A MESSAGE FROM OUR PRINCIPAL, MRS. LUNA ALSHARAIHA

On behalf of the staff, students and the entire St. Mary family I would like to express our gratitude and appreciation to the 4-S Club for their commitment and dedication to our school.

I would like to thank everyone who attended and supported Saint Mary School at this year’s golf outing with your time, talent and treasure.

To Saint Mary parishioners: thank you too for all the support you have given our School this year. You are all amazing and it is truly an honor and a blessing to be part of this great community.  

 

Filled With Joy
Lord Jesus, may we come to believe in you ever more fully. May our faith in all you have done—in your miracles, healings, saving death, and glorious Resurrection—and in your full humanity and divinity ever fill us with joy.


 

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