THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH

 

  THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH

SATURDAY, March 22

         1:30 p.m.            Sikorski/Kehlmier wedding            

          3:00 p.m.           Confession

       4:00 p.m.    Deaceased of the Schnieder/Gehring families     

 

 SUNDAY, March 23

     9:00 a.m.        Parishioners of Saint Mary  

                             Coffee & doughnuts

    11:30 a.m.         Geraldine Minner      

  

MONDAY, March 24

                             No Mass

       7:00 p.m.            The Castus Society – Atrium

      

TUESDAY, March 25– The Annunciation of the Lord

     5:30 p.m.         Luella Glick   

      6:30 p.m.                Choir practice – 11:30 choir

      7:00 p.m.                Scouts - Specht

                              

WEDNESDAY, March 26– Latin Mass

                           5:30 p.m.           Helen Jane Maloney       

       7:00 p.m.              RCIA - Atrium

                                           

THURSDAY, March 27

      5:30 p.m.        Celebrant Intention     

            

FRIDAY, March 28

      8:15 a.m.        Deceased of the Gammell/Miller families   

      7:00 p.m.        Stations of the Cross @ Saint Ladislas

       

SATURDAY, March 29

         1:30 p.m.            Lammers/Stasko wedding         

          3:00 p.m.           Confession

       4:00 p.m.       Andy Russ, Sr.       

 

 SUNDAY, March 30

     9:00 a.m.        Frances Grispino   

                             Coffee & doughnuts

    11:30 a.m.        Parishioners of Saint Mary  

 

 

“Sermon on the Amount” – March 15-16, 2014

Envelopes: $3,866.00

Non- envelope donation: $1,378.00

 ECO donations: $1,632.00 (weekly, bi-weekly, 15th)

Total offering: $6,876.00

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:   Wilma Rose,

Bea Sauer, Marge Stec, Martha Goodwin, Dick Zollner, Ruth Naegele, Toni Neal, Stuart Sinn, 

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, Jim Sauer, Dick Schneider,

Dave Mitchell

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

The topic for this week is “The Sacrament of Holy Orders”. 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 mjk18@att.net . Contact Maureen @ 614-323-7293 or mkeebaugh@att.net

 

BAPTISMS FOR MARCH

March 23, 2014

The Palmer’s, son, Cole – after 11:30 Mass

The Sherman’s, daughter, Harper-after 11:30 Mass

 

March 30, 2014

The Fischer’s, sons, Jacob and Brady-after 11:30 Mass

 

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.

 

5TH SUNDAY LITURGICAL MINISTERS

There is a signup sheet at the rear of Church for 5th Sunday liturgical ministers. We do not have a regular rotation for 5th Sundays and need help in covering all the Masses. Thank you.

 

VOLUNTEER NEEDED

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 ginnyholleran@yahoo.com or call the parish office


 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

 

LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES for March 29-30, 2014 (5th 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.        

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Suzi Foster

9:00 A.M.    

                                            Please see the 5th Sunday sign-up sheet at the rear of Church                         Frances Melton    

11:30 A.M.       

                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Frances Melton

Ř       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. Michael the Archangel (see the back of your Missile for a copy of this prayer)     

              

COFFEE & DOUGHNUTS: March 30 – Mary and Mike Gerlach                                 Pray for our men and women in uniform

 

Collection counters for the 5th Sunday of the month: Frances Melton and Carolyn Fenneman



From the Pastor’s Desk

 

Next weekend I will be offering masses at Corpus Christi and St. Ladislaus and Father D'Amico will offer the same over here. Technically, I am pastor of these churches as well as St. Mary's.  I am grateful to Father Rod for his quiet but very dedicated service covering those two churches.  Over the last three decades the south end has lost four schools and one church (still used, but no longer a functioning parish).  That's a lot to lose.  I believe in the schools and the many benefits they bring.  I pray we don't lose another inch - and since I believe in miracles, I'd like to see the south rise again in its practice and spreading of the faith.  

 

Our 150th anniversary is coming up in 2015.  This year there have already been many meetings and considerations of plans for the ways in which to celebrate. More volunteers are needed to make it happen.  Consider offering some of your time and talent to make it a great year of spirituality, hospitality and celebration. There will be bulletin announcements and pulpit requests for your help.  Join the fun.  

 

Spring is here!  Keep your snow shovel and gloves at the ready.  

 

God's peace be with you as we continue the journey of Lent.  

 

The Lord be with you!

 

Father Kevin Lutz

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From the Cat at 684 South Third . . .

 

I see the pastor is complaining that he's in charge of three churches.  Can you hear me playing the violin?  Does he not see that I am in charge of 12 rooms?  My daily schedule starts at six or earlier when I scream outside his door (I think his hearing is selective).  I use the most mellifluous tone to waken him, but he answers me in Latin (or some other language totally unintelligible to me) and keeps me waiting for breakfast.  Then my parish visitations begin.  I must look in to each room to see if there have been seminarians visiting. It is my job to take a nap in each suitcase and leave a few strands of fir.  They are so grateful I often hear them say, "Where is that cat?"  I am sure they want to thank me, but in my modest way, I go and hide.  The rest of the day is spent checking on noises, looking out windows, and dinner dreams about robins.  

 

Father Jeff Rimelspach at St. Margaret's invited me over to see his goldfish.  I may visit, but I must find a clever way to ask Father if he'll let the fish come out and play.  That bowl must be so confining.  Perhaps they might come here.  They would be welcome to swim in my water dish.  I am a certified fish life guard.  Gotta  keep up my certification.  

 

Keep up your Lenten duties.  I am doing mine.  Tell the fish not to come over till after Easter.  

 

Raphael the Cat

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REMINDERS

 

STATIONS of THE CROSS SCHEDULE

Stations of the Cross throughout Lent will rotate between St. Mary, St. Ladislas and Corpus Christi. The schedule is as follows:  Mar. 28 at St. Ladislas; April 4 at St. Mary and April 11 at Corpus Christi. Stations will begin at 7:00 p.m. at each of the parishes.

Stations of the Cross will be held at St. Leo throughout Lent each Wednesday beginning March 12th at 3:00 p.m.

 

 

 

SENIOR OR DISABLED IN NEED OF HOME REPAIR?

Service Saturday, sponsored by Catholic Social Services, will be held on May 17. Do you know of an older adult (60+) or a disabled individual living in Franklin County who needs help with a small home repair or special project? If so, please contact Peggy Sirbaugh in the CSS office, 614-857-1251 or psirbaugh@colscss.org, with the name, street address, zip code, phone number and project idea. Be sure you discuss the event with the individual before making the referral. Please call by Friday, April 11.

 

MARK YOUR CALENDAR

The Lenten Penance Service for our combined Southside Parishes is scheduled for Sunday,  April 6th at 2:00 p.m. at St. Mary.

 

NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

5th SUNDAY-SAINT VINCENT DE PAUL COLLECTION

March 29-30, 2014

ü   As is our tradition on 5th Sundays’ throughout the year we ask for your donations to support St. Vincent de Paul. This organization reaches out to meet the needs of those in our community who are struggling in these difficult economic times. Please be generous. Use your preprinted envelopes for your gift or note your contribution accordingly.

ü   This weekend is also a special diocesan collection weekend for Catholic Relief Services. Please use your preprinted envelopes or mark your donation accordingly.

 

FRIENDS OF THE JOSEPHINUM JEWELRY SALE

The Friends of the Josephinum is pleased to announce its upcoming jewelry sale! Elegant fine and sterling silver jewelry priced below wholesale offer savings for you and a gift for our future priests – all proceeds benefit Josephinum seminarians. Join us Friday, April 4 from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Jessing Center at the Josephinum, 7625 North High Street.

 

CYSC~ THE ONLY CATHOLIC CAMP OF ITS’ KIND IN THE MIDWEST! - Catholic Youth Summer Camp is the only High Adventure Catholic Camp in the Mid-west and you can be a part of it! Camp is open to youth entering grades 6th through 12th and there is still time to register. CYSC is a week-long residential camp that includes high adventure activities such as jet skiing, water tubing, paintball, blobbing, zorbing, zip lining, archery, rock climbing, and much more. To learn more and to register visit us at www.cysc.com

 

DIOCESE OF COLUMBUS CATHOLIC SCHOOLS HONOR CHOIR CONCERT: “I WILL RISE”: at the

Church of the Resurrection, 6300 East Dublin-Granville Rd, New Albany on Wed. March 26th at 6:30 p.m. the 7th annual concert of sacred song performed by more than 300 singers representing diocesan elementary schools, high schools, and Ohio Dominican University, led by conductor, Sheila Cafmeyer and guest conductor, Columbus composer, Craig Courtney. Proceeds from a free will offering will be donated to the Holy Family Soup Kitchen.  

Who You Really Are
We are not the sum of our weaknesses and failures; we are the sum of the Father's love for us and our real capacity to become the image of his Son.
—Blessed Pope John Paul II


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