THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH

 

 THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH

SATURDAY, June 7 – FIRST SATURDAY

         9:00 a.m.      Barbara Kowalski   - Latin Mass

         1:30 p.m.           Batanian/Bailey wedding

         3:00 p.m.           Confession

        4:00 p.m.       Robert Fowle  

 

 SUNDAY, June 8

     9:00 a.m.       Parishioners of Saint Mary

                             Coffee & doughnuts

     11:30 a.m.        Alberta Sauer  

 

MONDAY, June 9– Saints Ephrem

                              No Mass  

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

        7:00 p.m.                Knights of Columbus - Specht

         

TUESDAY, June 10

     5:30 p.m.         Deceased of the Gammell/Miller families  

                              

WEDNESDAY, June 11 – Saint Barnabas – Latin Mass

     5:30 p.m.          Frank and Mary Schneider   

                                           

THURSDAY, June 12

      5:30 p.m.         Barbara Kowalski   

            

FRIDAY, June 13 – Saint Anthony of Padua

        Noon             Betty Albert    

                                                   

SATURDAY, June 14

         1:30 p.m.           Rafferty/Zielinski wedding

         3:00 p.m.           Confession

        4:00 p.m.       Dick Gischel    

         6:00 p.m.           Nelson/York wedding

 

 SUNDAY, June 15

     9:00 a.m.         Deacon Thomas G. Spaith  

                             Coffee & doughnuts

     11:30 a.m.       Living & Deceased of the Carone family 

       3:00 p.m.       Polish Mass

 

“Sermon on the Amount” – May 31-June 1, 2014

Envelopes: $4147.00

Non- envelope donation: $2103.00

 ECO donations: $2540.00 (weekly, 1st)

Total offering: $8790.00

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, Dick Zollner, Ruth Naegele, Toni Neal, Willbert Neal,

Ruth Neal 

At Home: Charles Walker, Dora Malyk, Mary Gerlach,

Matthew Felice, Rita Malyk McCreary, Reilly Gall, Sharon Kirby, Francis Bobo, Joanne Elgin, Philip Conci, Mary Sailor, Heidi Wooley,

Wes Kingery, Jim Sauer, Stuart Sinn, Pat Dineen, Donna Whitaker, Chuck Bryan, Rosemary Finn

If you are admitted to a hospital St. Mary’s may not be notified. Please ask a family member to call the parish office. 

 

BAPTISMS FOR JUNE

June 7 – Chandler family

June 8 – Ensminger family, daughter, Emily

June 15 – Conklin family, son, Grayson

June 22 – Russell family, daughter, Ava

June 29 – Caldwell family, son, Emmett

 

DO YOU KNOW A PARISHIONER WHO IS HOMEBOUND OR NEEDS A VISIT? We would like to ensure every member of our parish family stays connected. If you know of someone that is homebound, in the hospital or nursing home, or is isolated in some way, please contact Deacon Minner so he can arrange for that person to be visited and given Holy Communion. You can reach him at rjminner@sbcglobal.net.

 

THE J.O.I.N. MASS AND OPEN HOUSE….will be celebrated June 19th at Saint Joseph Cathedral at 5:15 p.m. Mass will be followed by a reception in the Undercroft. All friends and benefactors are welcome.

 

THERE IS STILL TIME: PICTORIAL DIRECTORIES…if you haven’t yet scheduled your appointment for the pictorial directory please take a moment to sign up at the rear of Church or visit www.ucdir.com, enter the church code: OH1587 ; the password: stmary1 . Pictures will be taken over a 4-day period, June 18-21.

 

SUMMER MASS SCHEDULE…beginning next Friday, June 13th, the 8:15 a.m. Friday Mass will be celebrated at noon.  

 


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

 

LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES for June 14-15 2014 (3rd 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.    Madeleine and Yeats McDonald                John Lamotte                                       Chris Hilles, open,  

                             Abigail Gischel                                         Joel Wichtman                                                open, open                                 Mary Wickham

9:00 A.M.         Lulu Collins                                       Rick Driscoll                   Bertha Hilsheimer, Carolyn Redwood, Nancy Bjorkman

                              Open,  open                                                Jon Erikson              Frances Melton,  Mary Wickham, Sheila Naegele   Frances Melton   

11:30 A.M.     Anna Lynch, open                                     open                                     Carolyn Zeisler, Joe Maly

                              Ben Weilbacher                                       open                                          Kim Anderson, open                                     Frances Melton 

 

v                   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 Missal for a copy of this prayer)             

         

COFFEE & DOUGHNUTS: June 15 – Knights of Columbus                                            Pray for our men and women in uniform

 

Collection counters for the 3rd Sunday of the month: Frances Melton and Lin Duren


From the Pastor’s Desk….…

 

Thank you for your many kind notes and prayers on the death of my friend, Father Pendolphi.  What a good priest.  Father had made a few visits to St. Mary and he thought that the church was very beautiful, as indeed it is.  Precious in the eyes of the Lord is the death of His faithful ones.  Bishop Hettinger used to say "Venit hora absque mora."  Cometh the hour without delay."  None of us knows the day or hour.  All rather sobering.  I certainly look at death with the eyes of faith, but it's still hard to lose a friend of 47 years.  I am praying for his soul and ask you to do the same.  

 

Congratulations to the 8th Grade Graduates of St. Mary School. They're off and running.  A great group of young men and women - I wish them every blessing from Almighty God.  I gave them each a letter to open in 4 years when they graduate from high school.  I'm sure this letter will occasionally be a temptation to open early.  I hope they don't.

 

The Jubilee Museum is sponsoring an unusual event: an Arts and Antiques Appraisal Fair on Saturday June 28, 10 am - 4 pm and Sunday June 29, 11 am - 5 pm.  Appraisal $10 per item - limit of two.  This will help fund the museum.  We’re at 57 South Grubb Street just west and south of Holy Family.  

 

By the way, the museum is rated # 1 of attractions in Columbus. Look up attractions in Columbus on Trip Adviser and see who we beat!

 

BIG AND IMPORTANT NEWS!  On June 15th , son of the parish and newly ordained Father P.J. Sheldon will offer a Mass of Thanksgiving at St. Mary's at 11:30 a.m. Father attended school here at St. Mary and high school at St. Charles.  Father joined the Jesuits after his studies at Marquette University. There will be many Jesuits here for Mass that day.  Bring your dictionary.  

 

The Lord be with you!

 

Fr. Kevin Lutz

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From the cat at 684 South Third . . .

 

I heard Father Lutz talking to the strange plastic thing he often holds to his ear.  He was saying things that made no sense, like, "Stop smoking.  Take care of your health.  I have lost two friends this year and smoking was at least a factor in their deaths.  I don't want to lose another friend.  Please stop smoking."  I have no idea what that meant since I assume I am his best friend and I don't smoke.  Perhaps Father has other friends.  I know that owning a cat is cheaper than smoking, and I can only assume that it's much more fun.  On behalf of everyone who talks into the plastic and sounds so sad, I can only say, please stop smoking.  

 

You humans do have peculiar habits.  Setting fire to dead leaves in your mouth has got to be close to the top of the list.

 

The Guardian and Protector of The Known World and the Second Floor

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NEWS WORTHY NOTES  

 

TO THE CLASS OF 2014…..congratulations and good wishes to all of our graduating students, whether from 8th grade, high school or college. We wish you every success as you continue your education or move on into the working world.  Our prayers are with you.

SPECIAL MASS – JUNE 15, 2015, 11:30 a.m.

Next weekend Saint Mary graduate P.J. Shelton who was ordained a Priest on June 7, 2014 in Milwaukee, WI. will celebrate his Mass of Thanksgiving at the 11:30 a.m. Mass. There will be a reception in the gym immediately following the Mass. We are blessed to welcome home this son of Saint Mary.

 

SUMMER FUN @ THE BALL PARK

Join the Franklin County Office on Aging for a day filled with fun and entertainment with your Columbus Clippers on Thursday, June 19, 2014!! Gates open at 11:00 a.m. and game time is 12:05 p.m. as the Columbus Clippers host the Buffalo Bisons. Fans aged 60 and over attending the event will be treated to reduced ticket prices of just $5.00 for reserved seats and $2.00 for general admission, a boxed lunch and special door prizes. Tickets must be purchased in advance.  Tickets may be obtained by mailing in the attached form to the Columbus Clippers or by calling (614) 462-5250.

 

MARK YOUR CALENDARS

v August 8-9, 2014 the 88th annual Homecoming festival.

v The 9th annual 4-S Club Golf outing is set for Aug.17th.

 

ANNUAL JUBILEE OF ANNIVERSARIES MASS

Attention all married couples celebrating their 25th, 30th, 35th, 40th, 45th, 50th, 55th, 60th Anniversary and every year thereafter: The Annual Jubilee of Anniversaries Mass will be held on Sunday, June 29, 2014 at St. Joan of Arc Parish, 10700 Liberty Road, Powell, at 3:00 p.m.  Mass will be celebrated by Bishop Frederick F. Campbell followed by an informal reception in your honor.  Registration forms are available from the parish office or you may call the Marriage and Family Life Office at 614-241-2560 to register A registration form may also be downloaded at http://familylife.colsdioc.orgReservations for you and guests are necessary and must be received by Friday, June 13, 2014.

 

2014 HOMECOMING NEWS

We are starting a BRAND NEW advertising campaign to highlight our Neighborhood and Parishioner businesses.  Families may also participate, if they wish.  We will create signs or banners to hang on our fences in exchange for a donation of goods, materials or cash (white elephant donations excluded).  Information on banner sizes and donation levels is available at the back of the church or on our website under Festival Sponsorships.  You can also contact Chris Davis for more information at 445-9668.

 

ORDINATION ANNIVERSAY

Father Mark Hammond has extended an invitation to the parishioners of Saint Mary to join him for a Mass of Thanksgiving on June 24, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. at St. Matthew the Apostle in Gahanna to celebrate his 25th anniversary of Ordination. A reception will be held following Mass. Please RSVP by June 13th to 614.471.0212.

 

How Love Is Judged
The most trivial work, the least action when inspired by love, is often of greater merit than the most outstanding achievement. It is not on our face value that God judges our deeds, even when they bear the stamp of apparent holiness, but solely on the measure of love we put into them.—St. Thιrθse of the Child Jesus

 

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