The topic for this week is “Virtues and Vice”. The presenter will be our Seminarians. 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
BAPTISMS FOR MARCH
The Meyer family, son, Jack – after Mass
The Palmer family, son, Cole – after 11:30 Mass
THE CASTUS SOCIETY
"MEN”! We have a new fellowship meeting at St. Mary on Monday Nights at in the Atrium- 'The Castus Society - is a fellowship whose primary focus is to live a chaste life, that is in harmony with our vocations and to help others achieve the same. Come share in our experience, strength and hope! Call 614-352-1022 with questions.
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 Joel Wichtman open, open Tina Nierman
Lulu Collins Rick Driscoll Bertha Hilsheimer, Carolyn Redwood, Nancy Bjorkman
Anna Lynch, open Pam Makowski Carolyn Zeisler, Joe Maly
Ben Weilbacher Rick Makowski Kim Anderson, open Frances Melton
Prayers after Mass: following each Mass please kneel and prayer
the following prayers: The Our Father, The Hail Mary, The Glory Be and the Prayer to St.
Collection counters for the 3rd Sunday of the month: Frances Melton and Lin Duren
From the Pastor’s Desk
In your charity, please pray for the repose of the soul of Eileen Carol (Janisch) Truesdale, 70, who was a member of the class of 1961 from St. Mary’s High School. She was also a graduate of the Mount Carmel School of Nursing and worked for many years at Children’s Hospital. Her funeral was held last Tuesday at Mother of Sorrows Chapel. May she rest in peace.
Pray for all who are sick in our parish, and
please give a special remembrance to Betty Albert, who is in Palliative Care at
If you haven’t begun your Lenten penance, please consider enduring this terrible weather without complaint. This has been a winter that has taxed everyone.
This is the last weekend of the great St. Mary’s Basketball Tournament. Many of these games have been more exciting than anything you see on TV. So often in professional sports one team is ahead by 30 points and there is very little excitement. Many of these games with our young boys and girls have had close scores and dramatic endings. I am amazed at some of the fantastic shots I have seen and their excellent passing skills. The best thing about these games is that it’s always St. Mary’s that wins (since only St. Mary’s schools are invited to play).
On Wednesday I will be on St. Gabriel Radio
from for the
Please pray for the good men and women in the
RCIA class who will be attending the rite of election Sunday evening at at Our Lady of Perpetual Help
The Lord be with you!
From the cat at
I am keeping my resolution of exalting in my catitudinessness. It has been a flawless performance thus far. I don’t know what some of you people are feeding the local robins, but they need to talk to Jenny Craig. Don’t worry, they’re all safe; I can’t get out through the windows, but I can’t resist looking. Even someone on a diet can read the menu.
My Fan Club continues to grow with every
bulletin. My newest fan is Leo Thurn, a man of impeccable taste, astute
judgment, and flawless perception. Leo is also a fan of St. Thomas Aquinas, a
man who really put the
Raphael the Cat,
Friend of robin's everywhere
STATIONS of THE CROSS SCHEDULE
of the Cross throughout Lent will rotate between St. Mary, St. Ladislas and
Stations of the Cross will be held at St. Leo throughout Lent each Wednesday beginning March 12th at
YOUNG AT HEART
The ladies of the Young at Heart group will make their annual spring trip to McArthur on Monday, May 5th. Items needed: clothing, imperishable food items, and house-hold products. Items can be left in the vestibule for pick up. For additional information please contact Betty at 444-8802
FACE FORWARD SERVICE AWARDS
Attention all students in 8th-12th grades! Do you want to win $500? Do you want to be featured as an “Ordinary Teen Doing Extraordinary Things”? Then apply for the Service Awards sponsored by Face Forward and the Office of Vocations for the Columbus Diocese. This $500 award is available to all students, grades eight through twelve, living in the Diocese of Columbus including those attending public, private, and Catholic schools as well as home schooled students. The deadline for applications is April 30th. For more information and to enter, visit www.faceforwardcolumbusblog.com/service-awards
7 CHURCH TOUR
Father Josh Wagner will be bringing his 7 Church tour to Saint Mary on Saturday, March 15th at Visit http://sevenchurchtour.com for more information.
MEN’S FAITH FELLOWSHIP
Calling men of Saint Mary….Please
join Father Lutz and fellow parishioners over coffee and snacks in exploring
the idea of forming a Men’s Faith Fellowship group here at Saint Mary. We will
kick these discussions off on Saturday, March 15th at in the meeting room on the 2nd
floor of the
We are in need of someone to serve as Sacristan one to two times a month. If you are interested in serving in this capacity please email Ginny Holleran at firstname.lastname@example.org or call the parish office.