BAPTISMS FOR JULY
July 13 Allen family, son, Parker
July 13 Hollis family, son, Van
July 27 Stemen family, son, Clayton
July 27 Forcina family, daughter, Mae
MARK YOUR CALENDARS
v Reminder: Please keep in mind the south entrance to the parking lot will be closed temporarily beginning within the next week or two.
v The 9th annual 4-S Club Golf outing is set for Aug.17th.
The Columbus Commanderies 97 and 98, Knights of
Saint John, will host the International Supreme Convention in
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS NEEDED
Deacon Jerry Butts of
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 Mary Wickham
Lulu Collins Rick Driscoll Bertha Hilsheimer, Carolyn Redwood, Nancy Bjorkman
Anna Lynch, open open Carolyn Zeisler, Joe Maly
Ben Weilbacher open 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 Pastors Desk .
There are only four days in July and all of them are bulletin days. It seems that I am writing this every day. Time is in free-fall after 60.
In your charity please pray for the souls of the
following who have died: Joe Asbeck, alumnus of St. Mary, and more
recently abiding in
Welcome, Rosarians. The Class of 1964 from Rosary High (and former rivals of St. Mary's) will come by for their 50th Anniversary today (Saturday). The Mass will be offered for their deceased classmates. One of the alums in that class is my OLDER sister, Sheila. Welcome to St. Mary's!
Next weekend a visiting missionary will be here for all the Masses. Missionary activity is a great sign of the health of the church. Please be generous in this appeal.
Next weekend the Class of 1964 of St. Mary's will celebrate their 50th. I am doing my niece's wedding earlier that day, but I will try to get back to salute the Class of 1964 of St. Mary's.
The Lord be with you!
Father Kevin F. Lutz
From the Cat at
There are 210 days in July (in cat years) so it seems to drag on and on. Yet I manage to get my bulletin in on time. How are the children of St. Mary's School? Stop after Mass and give a report on how your summer is going to Father Lutz and he will let me know. I myself am playing the usual summer sports of cats: bird coveting, non-swimming, stretching, and howling at odd hours to make the pastor think the house is haunted.
I'm getting ready for the festival. I know the
drill. I get locked in my room so I won't run out the door. My
Festival Task is to ask you to sell those tickets. Help St.
Mary's. It's a great place even for a cat in the heavily
dog-ified environs of
I hope the Rosarians will buy lots of raffle tickets.
Promoter of the Great Festival on the eve of the sesquicentennial,
Raphael the Cat (not to be confused with Raffle the Cat!)
NEWS WORTHY NOTES
2014 HOMECOMING NEWS
v Volunteers are needed. If you have not signed up to help out at the festival yet please consider donating 2-3 hours of your time to support this event. Please visit the Saint Mary web site, www.stmarygv.com and select the link for festival volunteer sign-up or you can call the parish office
v Raffle tickets .are available for parishioners at the rear of the Church after all the Masses. There are 2 books of six (6) tickets in each envelope. Please pick up your tickets buy a book, sell a book. If you need additional books or a supply of individual tickets please contact the parish office. Grand prize is $2500.00; 2nd prize is $500.00.
RETREAT FOR MARRIED COUPLES -
The Second Annual Retreat for Married Couples will be held at St.
CHANGE IN SUMMER MASS SCHEDULE
Beginning next week there will not be a Friday Mass at Saint Mary. The Friday Mass will resume on August 22nd with the start of the 2014-15 School year. Mass time will be at
Friday Mass intentions between now and Aug. 22nd will be rescheduled. Please contact the office for the rescheduled date.
MISSIONARY APPEAL WEEKEND-JULY 19-20, 2014
Next weekend we will welcome to Saint Mary Father
Maciej Ziebiec who will represent the Redemptorists Missionaries. Father will
speak to us on behalf of the Redemptorists ministries in
In the spirit of the Gospel, Mount Camel Hospice volunteers are asked to use their talents to help their neighbors. These volunteers have kind hearts and a willingness to serve.
Please join the volunteer team if you have a genuine desire to support people with life-limiting illnesses, if you can offer kindness and assurance, if you are able to listen with sensitivity and respect. Mount Carmel Hospice needs you as a visitation volunteer. Oftentimes, the weekends are the loneliest for our hospice patients in nursing homes. Mount Carmel Hospice has a special opportunity for couples or working people to visit those facility patients to brighten their days. All support is welcome. All talents and abilities are appreciated. All you have to do is call Betsy at 234-0200 for more information about the ways you can support your neighbors. The September Basic Training Class is forming now.
for football, volleyball, and
soccer will be held at St. Mary Magdalene School,
Harmony and Peace
At Eucharist we meet Christ and are challenged by Him in the assembly of His people. He is there to bring harmony and peace into our lives, our families, our country, our world. He comes to make us experience ourselves as His body in the world.