Click to see 140522StM20.jpg THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH



          1:30 p.m.             Helm/Wilson wedding

         3:00 p.m.           Confession

       4:00 p.m.  Living/deceased members of the Rosary Class of 1964


 SUNDAY, July 13

     9:00 a.m.        Pat Somers  

                             Coffee & doughnuts

     11:30 a.m.        Parishioners of St. Mary 


MONDAY, July 14 – Saint Kateri Tekakwitha

                               No Mass  

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

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


TUESDAY, July 15 – Saint Bonaventure

     5:30 p.m.          Robert Fowle  


WEDNESDAY, July 16 – Latin Mass

     5:30 p.m.          Celebrant Intention



      5:30 p.m.         Hilsheimer/Grosh families       


FRIDAY, July 18

        Noon             No Mass     



          1:00 p.m.             Oldfather/Carter wedding

         3:00 p.m.           Confession

    4:00 p.m.  Living/deceased members of the St. Mary Class of 1964


 SUNDAY, July 20

     9:00 a.m.         Parishioners of St. Mary 

                             Coffee & doughnuts

    11:30 a.m.   Deceased members of the Gammell/Miller families 

       3:00 p.m.        Polish Mass  



 “Sermon on the Amount” – July 5-6, 2014

Envelopes: $4548.00

Non- envelope donation: $2345.00

 ECO donations: $732.00 (weekly, bi-weekly)

Total offering: $7625.00

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, Stuart Sinn, Pat Dineen, Donna Whitaker,

Rosemary Finn, Frank Wickham

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



July 13 – Allen family, son, Parker

July 13 – Hollis family, son, Van

July 27 – Stemen family, son, Clayton

July 27 – Forcina family, daughter, Mae



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

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 Columbus Ohio, at the Renaissance Hotel, from July 20 - 26, 2014.  Catholics will gather from many parts of the world, including the Americas and West Africa, England and Germany.   The Knights of Saint John will seek to better serve their parishes, communities; and the world.   For information, please contact Jim Schafhausen,



Deacon Jerry Butts of Corpus Christi is seeking individuals that can bring the Blessed Sacrament to patients at the Regency Manor Nursing /Rehabilitation Center on Tuesday mornings. Please contact Deacon Jerry at 614.444.9871.



LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES for July 19-20, 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: July 20 – 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….…



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 Florida where he died. His funeral was held in Mother of Sorrows Chapel at St. Joseph Cemetery last Thursday. Also remember Florence Stokes White mother of former county commissioner, Dewey Stokes.  I offered her funeral at Jerry Spears last Wednesday.  Finally pray for the father of Father Dan Dury (also an alumnus of St. Mary's. His funeral was last Tuesday at St. Catharine.  May they rest in peace.  


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 684 South Third Street . . .


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 German Village.  


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!)






John David Fleming and Lauren Ashley Hickman

August 2, 2014








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, 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.



The Second Annual Retreat for Married Couples will be held at St. Agatha in Upper Arlington. The retreat will feature Mass and a reflection by Bishop Campbell and presentations by Dr. Greg & Lisa Popcak. Registration began on July 1st. For more information, see the attached flyer posted on the bulletin board at the rear of Church or visit



Beginning next week there will not be a Friday noon 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 8:00 a.m.

Friday Mass intentions between now and Aug. 22nd will be rescheduled. Please contact the office for the rescheduled date.



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 Russia, Belarus, Ukraine and Kazakhstan. There will be a second collection taken to support this ministry.



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.


OFFICIATING CLASSES… for football, volleyball, and soccer will be held at St. Mary Magdalene School, 2909 Parkside Rd., Columbus, 43204, starting Monday, July 21, at 6:00 p.m. Cost is $125.00 to register. Please visit for additional information or contact Julius Palazzo at



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.


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