THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH

 

 THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH

 

 

 

 

SATURDAY, April 25

         1:30 p.m.           Griesmer/Logue wedding

         3:30 p.m.           Confession

         4:00 p.m.       Bea Sauer   

 

 SUNDAY, April 26

        8:30 a.m.             Confession

     9:00 a.m.          Jack Wagner      

                             Coffee & doughnuts

        11:00 a.m.              Confession

      11:30 a.m.        Parishioner of Saint Mary         

 

MONDAY, April 27

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

                                                                                                                  

TUESDAY, April 28

        8:00 a.m.        Eleanor Noltemeyer            

       5:30 p.m.         Daniel Enderle       

                                  

WEDNESDAY, April 29 – Saint Catherine of Siena

                           5:30 p.m.       Celebrant Intertion --  Latin Mass

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

                               

THURSDAY, April 30

      5:30 p.m.         Wes Kingery   

                                     

FRIDAY, May 1 – FIRST FRIDAY

       8:00 a.m.         Jackie Hagwood, Sr.    

       1:00 p.m.              Rosary in the Park

      

SATURDAY, May 2 – FIRST SATURDAY

         9:00 a.m.       Living & deceased of the Frank Wirth family

         1:30 p.m.           Grimm/Becker wedding

         3:30 p.m.           Confession

         4:00 p.m.       Juliann Goetz   

 

 SUNDAY, May 3

        8:30 a.m.             Confession

     9:00 a.m.          Bea Sauer      

                             Coffee & doughnuts

        11:00 a.m.              Confession

      11:30 a.m.        Parishioner of Saint Mary  

        1:30 p.m.             Scouts - Specht       

 

 

 

 

“SERMON ON THE AMOUNT” – April 18-19, 2015

Envelopes: $3636.00

Non- envelope donation: $2065.00

ECO donations: $1200.00 (weekly, 15th)

Total offering: $6901.00

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,

Dick Zollner, Toni Neal, Willbert Neal, Ruth Neal, Foday Kenneh

  

At Home: Charles Walker, Dora Malyk, Sharon Kirby, Francis Bobo, Joanne Elgin, Philip Conci, Mary Sailor, Heidi Wooley, Pat Dineen, Donna Whitaker, Rosemary Finn, Rosanne Hanson, Frank Wickham, Linda Lowry, Janet Hammond, Rita Zarth

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

 

BAPTISMS FOR APRIL AND MAY

April 25, Meier family, daughter, Kathryn

May 3, Smither family, daughter, Lydia

May 3, Hagey family, daughter, Maren

May 10, Slanec family, son and daughter, Ella and Jasper

May 24, Houser family, daughter, Madelyn

May 24, Geruntino family

 

9:00 a.m. CHOIR MUSIC

PRELUDE: – Held: Variations on “O Filii et Filiae”

CHOIR ANTHEM: – Besig: Let the Bells of Easter Ring

 

THE 11TH ANNUAL J.O.I.N. BIBLIO-BENEFIT….will be held Friday, May 15, 2015, from 7:00-10:00 p.m. at St. Andrew Church, Nugent Hall.  The event includes dinner, entertainment and raffles.  Tickets are $50/person.  To register, mail your check to J.O.I.N. Biblio-Benefit, 578 East Main Street, Col., OH 43215. For details, call 614-241-2530.  Deadline for registration is May 5.  Come enjoy the evening and support the ministry of J.O.I.N. 

 

UPCOMING EVENTS – MARK YOUR CALENDAR

a)       First Communion – May 9 @ 2:00 p.m.

b)       Village Valuables Sale – May 16 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

c)        Swiss Club Concert – May 17 @ 4:00 p.m. @ Saint Leo

d)       Annual Saint Mary Community Spring Reception – May 27

e)        Diocesan Senior Citizens Day – June 2  

 

YOUNG AT HEART

The ladies of the Young at Heart group will make their annual spring trip to McArthur on Monday, May 4th. Items needed: clothing, non-perishable food items, and household products. You can drop your donations off in the Vestibule. For additional information please contact Betty at 444-8802.


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES for May 2-3, 2015 (1st Sunday of the Month)

 

Extraordinary Ministers are reminded to cleanse the vessels after each Mass

 

TIME             ALTAR SERVER                              LECTOR                             EXTRAORDINARY MINISTER        SACRISTAN                 

8:30 P.M.         Dominic, Gabriel                                   Mike McConahay                               Rose Albert, Miles Drake

                             and Aaron Lopresti                                     Ann Graf                                                      open, open                                     Sandy Brown            

9:00 A.M.                         Nate Gain, Stuart Landry                         Mark/Jillian Lehosit                 Jack Auer, Mike Gerlach, Mary Gerlach

                                 John Kirkwood                                          Brian Collins                                 Don Metnes, Kathleen Haytas, open               Pat Smith

11:30 A.M.              open, open                                       Kim Anderson                              Sandy Brown, Linnan Duren

                                      Sean Price                                            Vince Relli                                                Jaci Elston, David Bortz                       David Larsen

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: May 3 – Bertha Hilsheimer and Sally Sobony           Pray for our men and women in uniform

 

Collection counters for the 1st Sunday of the month: Frances Melton and Beverly Walker


 

From the Pastor’s Desk….…

 

In your charity please pray for the following who have died.  Jackie Hagwood (a dear friend of Ann Anderson, parish secretary). I anointed Jackie in the intensive care unit of OSU. His funeral was Saturday evening; Lee Schirtzinger, his funeral was held Friday at St. Leo; also remember Floyd Balling one of the legendary cooks at Holy Family Soup Kitchen.  His funeral was Friday at Mother of Sorrows Chapel.  May they rest in peace.

 

The Bishop's Annual Appeal (which seems to rotate every third weekend with Christmas and Easter on the other two) is now upon us.  Our parish goal is $53,637.04 which shows our support for the many worthy causes in the diocese.  More on this next week.  

 

Please continue to pray for those who are about to become deacons and those deacons who are about to become priests.  

 

May is the month of Our Lady and the Holy Rosary.  It would be nice to see many families putting up May Altars.  A simple picture or statue of Our Lady and some spring flowers are enough.  Please send a picture of your May Altar to the office for possible publication in the parish bulletin.  Pray the rosary for peace especially in these perilous times.  The feast of the Holy Rosary and Our Lady of Victory were initiated by Pope St. Pius V when the Christian forces, led by Don Juan, were successful in saving Europe from an invasion by the Turkish forces in the famous Battle of Lepanto.

 

The Lord be with you!

 

Fr. Kevin Lutz

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From the Cat at 684 South Third Street:

 

Well, for the last week and a half I have been living with Cyclops.  I can only say this in the bulletin this week since the pastor cannot read that well yet, since he has had eye surgery.  I heard him complaining on the phone that he was seeing double.  Now what's wrong with that? --he could see me twice!  I did notice him wandering around leaning on things--I was doubly careful to keep my tail from his unsteady gait.  

 

Spring seems to be off to a rough start!  I've seen a few blooming flowers and a few blooming idiots (undoubtedly visitors from far off).  But the trees still seem to be in blessed repose.  I'm all for naps, but come on, trees, get with the program.  

 

Sincerely, 

 

Raphael, ready to spring into Spring!

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NEWS WORTHY NOTES

 

 

JORDAN CONFERENCE…..the quarterly Jordon Conference is scheduled for Tuesday, May 26, 2015 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 MEN’S LUNCHEON CLUB….the May session will feature a presentation by Rear Admiral Fr. Louis V. Iasiello. Father Iasiello is a Roman Catholic priest and a retired Navy officer who has served as the Chief of Chaplains for the U.S. Navy and as president of the Washington Theological Union, a Roman Catholic Graduate School of Theology and Ministry. Join us for this inspiring talk on May 1st at St. Patrick Church. Holy Mass begins at 11:45 am followed by lunch and Father Iasiello’s talk until 1:00 pm. No reservations necessary. $10 covers the lunch and meeting. Bring a friend! Visit www.ColumbusCatholicMen.com

 

UPCOMING MASS, HEALING SERVICES FOR PERSONS WITH CANCER:  a special Mass and healing service is planned for persons afflicted with cancer. This Mass will be celebrated on the Feast of Saint Peregrine (patron saint of persons with cancer) on Mon., May 4, 6:30 p.m., at Saint Joseph Cathedral. The Mass will be celebrated by Cathedral Rector Fr. Michael Lumpe, a cancer survivor. Following Mass while the Blessed Sacrament is exposed there will be special prayers for healing and veneration of a relic of the True Cross; the Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick will also be available. All are welcome, especially cancer patients, health care professionals and caregivers, cancer survivors, family and friends. For more information visit www.saintjosephcathedral.org or call the Cathedral at (614) 224-1295.

 

JUBILEE MUSEUM EXHIBITION

As part of its new exhibitions program, the Jubilee Museum and Catholic Cultural Center is pleased to announce Celebration of Life: The Sculptural Work of Alfred Tibor, an exhibition on loan from the collection of Argo & Lehne Jewelers. The show will be open to the public each weekend through June 14, 2015; it will feature 24 sculptures.  A suggested donation of $10 per person is greatly appreciated. For more information please visit the Jubilee Museum and Catholic Cultural Center’s website at www.jubileemuseum.org or call 614-600-0054.

 

THE RETROUVAILLE PROGRAM…offers tools needed to rediscover a loving marriage relationship. Thousands of couples headed for separation or divorce have successfully overcome their marriage difficulties by attending the program. The dates for this program are May 1-3; Oct 30-Nov 1 at St. Therese, Columbus 614-288-0597 or visit www.retrouvaille.org for more information.

 

BANNS of MARRIAGE

James Thomas Penikas and Sarah Renee Limbert

May 14, 2015

Arun Rajanbabu and Sinimul James

May 16, 2015 @ Saint Leo

 

MARCH FOR FREEDOM….calling for Action against Human Trafficking will take place on Sunday, May 3, 2015, at 2:00 p.m.  Participants will march from Columbus City Hall to the Ohio Statehouse.  Judge Paul Herbert of Franklin County Municipal Court will speak.  Judge Herbert is founder of CATCH Court, a program that helps rebuild the lives of victims of human trafficking.  Gerald Rice, sponsor and organizer of the march will also speak. To register online, visit www.marchforfreedomcolumbus.org or for more information call Jeanette Bradley at 614-579-7478

 

2015 BISHOP’S ANNUAL APPEAL

The theme for this year’s appeal is “Until He comes again, this is our work”. Next weekend you will find BAA envelopes and other informational material in all the pews Please prayerfully consider your donation to this year’s appeal.

 

ROSARY IN THE PARK…Come celebrate the beginning of the month of Mary, May, with our school.  The students and guests will be meeting behind the school at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, May 1st  where we will begin our procession to Schiller Park.  Once we arrive at Schiller Park, we will pray a Rosary and crown Mary.  Please join us for this special celebration! 

 

 

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