THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH

 

 THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH

SATURDAY, November 1 – First Saturday – All Saints Day

         9:00 a.m.       Patricia Bauer    - Latin Mass

         3:30 p.m.           Confession

        4:00 p.m.        Father Richard Pendolphi    

  

 SUNDAY, November 2 – All Souls’ Day

        8:30 a.m.             Confession

     9:00 a.m.          Wilma and Jack Weilbacher    

                             Coffee & doughnuts

        11:00 a.m.              Confession

      11:30 a.m.        Parishioners of Saint Mary

        1:30 p.m.                Scouts leaders – Specht

 

MONDAY, November 3

     10:00 a.m.          Solemn High Requiem Mass for All Souls Day

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

                                                                                                                  

TUESDAY, November 4 –Saint Charles Borromeo

       8:00 a.m.         Father Ralph Huntzinger   – Latin Mass

     5:30 p.m.          Rose Mason   

                             

WEDNESDAY, November 5

     5:30 p.m.          Celebrant Intention – Latin Mass

       6:30 p.m.                Choir practice – 9:00 choir  

       7:00 p.m.                RCIA

                               

THURSDAY, November 5

      5:30 p.m.          Stuart Sinn     

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

                                     

FRIDAY, November 7 – FIRST FRIDAY

        8:00 a.m.        Arthur and James Metnes    

 

SATURDAY, November 8

         3:30 p.m.           Confession

        4:00 p.m.        Henry “Wes” Kingery    

  

 SUNDAY, November 9

        8:30 a.m.             Confession

     9:00 a.m.          Parishioners of Saint Mary

                             Coffee & doughnuts

        11:00 a.m.              Confession

      11:30 a.m.        Father Richard Pendolphi      

“Sermon on the Amount” – October 25-26, 2014

Envelopes: $4703.00

Non- envelope donation: $1784.00

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

Total offering: $7219.00

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, Wes Kingery  

At Home: Charles Walker, Dora Malyk, Rita Malyk McCreary,

Reilly Gall, Sharon Kirby, Francis Bobo, Joanne Elgin, Philip Conci, Mary Sailor, Heidi Wooley, Pat Dineen, Donna Whitaker, Rosemary Finn, Rosanne Hanson, Jean Bryan, Frank Wickham, Mary Sailor, Linda Lowry, Janet Hammond

 

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

 

RCIA – 2014-15….The RCIA topic this week will be “The Church, One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic”. If you know anyone that is interested in learning about the Catholic faith; has been away from the church; has not been confirmed; or if you would like to be a sponsor for someone this year, then the Rite of Christian Initiation (RCIA) is for you. All are welcome. For details 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 NOVEMBER

The Goody family, son, Lucas, November 9th

The Westfall family, daughter, Olivia, November 23rd

 

MOHAWK STREET ENTRANCE

Beginning next weekend, Novemeber 1st, the entrance drive to Saint Mary parking lot off Mohawk Street will be closed until further notice due to the ongoing construction.

 

9:00 a.m. MUSIC

PRELUDE: Otto Malling - Requiem for Organ; “Grant them rest”

Choir Motet: Deschermeier – Pie Jesu

 

ST. MARY SESQUICENTENNIAL TEE SHIRTS

Tee Shirts with the Sesquicentennial logo on them will be available for purchase before and after Masses the weekends of November 1st & 2nd and 8th &9th in the main vestibule.  Tee shirts are available in adult sizes small through XXL in your choice of grey or white for $15. All proceeds benefit the sesquicentennial celebration efforts. 

Please check your bulletin for delivery of our Parish directories.

 

 


 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES for November 8-9, 2014 (2nd 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.        DeCarlo Walker, open                          Sherrie Hayes                                 Lori and Dave Mitchell

                              DaVeaun Walker                                       Joe Giannetti                                          John LaMotte, open                   Amanda Walker

9:00 A.M.       Anthony Metnes                                          Don Metnes                  Shirley Thibaut, Eileen Hoffman, Chris Thibaut

                              Cael Shaw, open                                   Marge Smigelski                   Mike & Maureen Keebaugh, open              Ginny Holleran

11:30 A.M.         Vince Relli,                                           Mike Hicks                                        Jennifer Larsen, open

                          open, Emily Relli                                           Devin Russell                                       Ann Stewart, Jonathan Engle                 Suzi Foster

Ψ                    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: November 9 – Mark and Sandra Grosko                                                Pray for our men and women in uniform


 

Collection counters for the 2nd Sunday of the month: Frances Melton and Carolyn Fenneman




From the Pastor’s Desk….…

 

In your charity please pray for the souls of Rita Rogers, mother of Father Patrick Rogers and Wes Kingery who died last Sunday.  His funeral was at St. Leo's on Friday morning.  He had the grace of 60 years of marriage and a few days past that! May they rest in peace.  

 

The Marian Concert was a great success last Sunday evening at St. Leo.  A very good crowd came and heard several choirs as well as meditations by Father Klee.  Thanks to the choirs form St. Mary and all the hard work they did to prepare this tribute to Our Lady.  

 

Last Sunday was the big celebration of the Sesquicentennial of St. Joseph Church in Plain City.  I was pastor there from 1991 to 1997.  I had two small country churches and lived across the street from Der Dutchman.  So 2014 was St. Joseph's Sesquicentennial and now we are about to do it here with a year-long celebration.  Nice that it is back to back celebrations of a hundred and fifty years, one year apart and "keeping it in the family" with Joseph and Mary.  

 

On Monday there will be a Solemn High Requiem Mass for All Souls Day at 10:00 a.m. at St. Mary.  Come see the ancient liturgy of the church and pray for the faithful departed.  See you in the front right row!

 

The Lord be with you!

 

Father Kevin F. Lutz

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From the Cat at 684 South Third . . .

 

Your pastor is losing his hearing and his sight.  He stepped (accidentally, so I'm told) on my tail, causing me to sing the famous Catalinian aria, "Getteth Off My Tail, Thou Priest!"  The opening line is three octaves above a first soprano. He heard it - and maybe some of you did, too.   I'm always brandishing my glorious tail, but he was looking at his coffee cup, and thus he affronted me.  I'm better now.  Good to know I can still hit the high notes.  

 

The weather is changing.  Be kind to the little creatures that live outside.  I'm noble enough to even ask you to be mindful of the birds.  Don't give any coffee beans to the squirrels; they twitch enough already.  Creeps me out!  While you're out buying seed for the birds, change the battery in your smoke alarm, and thank me later.  

 

One last detail, Father forgot to mention above that Tuesday, November 4th is voting day. DON’T FORGET TO VOTE!!

 

Ever solicitous and forgiving,

 

Raphael the Cat  

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NEWS WORTHY NOTES

 

BANNS of MARRIAGE

Corey Joseph Harrington and Laura Christine Hopkins

November 22, 2014 @ Holy Family, Parma, OH

 

JORDAN CONFERENCE…..the quarterly Jordon Conference is scheduled for Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. in the Atrium for parents who wish to have a child baptized. Please contact the parish office at 445-9668 or email Ann at ann@stmarygv.com  to confirm your attendance

 

CATHOLIC CEMETERY

Cemetery Sunday Prayer Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on November 2nd at St. Joseph, Resurrection, Holy Cross and Mt. Calvary Cemeteries.

 

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

v  Harvest of Praise Thanksgiving Concert: Sunday, November 9th at Corpus Christi at 4:00 p.m.

v  The annual Maennerchor Christmas concert is set for December 7th at 4:00 p.m.

v  German Village Lights is also scheduled for December 7th with a new start time of 5:00 p.m.

 

REACHING OUT TO OUR SINGLE PARENTS

We are interested in reaching out to single-parent families to explore possible interest for a support group developed within our parish family and community. Our aim is to provide an opportunity for single parents to connect, discuss their wishes for Catholic-based healing toward fostering increased family well-being, and options for utilizing potentially untapped resources. If you are interested in joining an initial open-dialog meeting, please contact Ann in the parish office or Maria Nunez, at marianunez3@gmail.com.

 

ADOPT A FAMILY… will once again be providing toys and food for a number of families in our parish and school this Christmas. To participate, pick an “ornament” from the Christmas tree at the back of the church, beginning  Saturday, Nov. 22 after 4:00 p.m. Mass. Last year’s generous support allowed us to provide gifts and food to 13 families. Please prayerfully consider participating this year and sharing the joy of Christmas with others.

 

IF YOU CAN READ, YOU CAN TEACH! Tutors needed for adults seeking literacy and/or GED and immigrants seeking ESL instruction. The Dominican Learning Center (DLC) will hold its next tutor training session on Sat. Nov 15th from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at 1111 E. Stewart Ave. Those interested can call (614) 444-7330 or email lmendoza@oppeace.org  to sign up. Volunteers need to be over age 18 and hold a high school diploma. Books are provided free to tutors. Find out more at

www.domlearningcenter.org or Facebook.com/DominicanLearningCenter

 

BISHOP HARTLEY OPEN HOUSE

Every student can fit in and stand out at Bishop Hartley High School!  Learn how by attending our Fall Open House on Thurs., Nov. 13, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. Unable to attend the Open House?  Take a virtual tour online and then get in touch with our admissions office at 614.237.5421 ext. 10622.

 

EBOLA OUTBREAK IN WEST AFRICA

As of this week, more than 4,900 people have died from the Ebola outbreak. Catholic Relief Services has been collaborating with the Catholic Church, local leaders and health ministries in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone to educate people about Ebola, train health care workers, and provide food and other critical supplies to those affected by the outbreak. CRS has trained local volunteers to go door to door—especially in rural communities—to help spread the word and distribute posters, fliers and fact sheets. You can help by praying for people affected by the outbreak and by donating to CRS.   Thank you for all you do to help our brothers and sisters in need around the world. For the latest updates, visit www.crs.org or contact the Office for Social Concerns at (614) 241-2540 or ecordle@colsdioc.org

 

FEED THE PEOPLE CONCERT

Guaranteed fun for all ages! Join us Nov. 15th from 7:00-9:00 p.m. for the annual Feed the People Concert to support the SSCM Food Pantry. (St. Mary’s has been an active member, supporting the food pantry with volunteers for over 30 years!) This year’s concert will feature the renowned A Capella ensemble Throat Culture (www.throatzilla.com). Cost of admission is only a free-will donation, and yes, we pass an actual hat J.  The concert will be  held at  St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, 225 E. Gates St. w/additional parking at St. Leo’s). Come see the pantry, have some fun and lots of laughs – all the while supporting a great cause. Did you know $1 will buy $11 of food to help us feed those in need?

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