2:00 p.m.      Celebrant Intention – FIRST COMMUNION

         3:30 p.m.           Confession

         4:00 p.m.       Louise Anderson   


 SUNDAY, May 10

        8:30 a.m.             Confession

     9:00 a.m.          Hilda Kulzer      

                             Coffee & doughnuts

        11:00 a.m.              Confession

      11:30 a.m.        Parishioner of Saint Mary  


MONDAY, May 11

        6:30 p.m.             Scouts – Pack meeting – school gym

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

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



        8:00 a.m.         Celebrant Intention              

       5:30 p.m.          Bea Sauer       



                           5:30 p.m.   Frank Nagy     -- Latin Mass

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



      5:30 p.m.          Wes Kingery   

       6:30 p.m.              Limbert/Penikas wedding



       8:00 a.m.         For our departing 8th graders       



         3:30 p.m.           Confession

         4:00 p.m.       Bill and Greg Thomas   


 SUNDAY, May 17

        8:30 a.m.             Confession

     9:00 a.m.          Father Paul O. Smith      

                             Coffee & doughnuts

        11:00 a.m.              Confession

      11:30 a.m.        Parishioner of Saint Mary  

        3:00 p.m.       Polish Mass








“SERMON ON THE AMOUNT” – May 2-3, 2015

Envelopes: $3629.00

Non- envelope donation: $2561.00

ECO donations: $2280.00 (weekly, 1st)

Total offering: $8470.00

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, 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.



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

May 24, Houser family, daughter, Madelyn

May 24, Geruntino family

May 31, Stiebler family, son, Jude


9:00 a.m. CHOIR MUSIC

PRELUDE – LISZT: Offertory on the Ave Maria of Arcadelt




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

b)       Swiss Club Concert – May 17 @ 3:00 p.m. @ Saint Leo

c)        Organ Concert: Tribute to Veterans – May 24 @ 4:00 p.m.

d)       Annual Saint Mary Community Spring Reception – May 27  


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  to confirm your attendance.



For several years now the keepsake items (decorated baby jar w/ holy water and a white bib) we give to each family that has a child baptized have been supplied by three exceptional ladies, Rachel Bartony, Ginny Holleran and Sheila Fandrey. The gift of you time and talent is deeply appreciated.



Any student who does not attend Catholic School and who wishes to participate in Confirmation which is scheduled for October 3, 2015 please contact the Parish office for preparation materials.


LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES for May 16-17, 2015 (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.               open, open                                            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, Mary Wickham

                           Andrew Grosko, open                               Jon Erikson                  Frances Melton, Sheila Naegele, open         Frances Melton   

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

                                  open, open                                          James Wiley                                      Kim Anderson, Karla Walton            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: May 17- Mike and Melissa Kirkwood                                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….…


In your charity, please pray for the repose of the soul of Joan Baker.  Her funeral was held last Thursday at St. Joseph Cemetery.  Please, also remember Betty Contosta, formerly of St. Leo's, whose funeral was here on Friday at 10:00 a.m.  May they rest in peace.  


Please pray for Betty Friedlinghaus.  I anointed her at OSU East.  She is 91 years old.  Last week, Frances Crnkovich, another of our parishioners reached her centennial birthday.


God bless our little ones who have received Our Lord in Communion for the first time.  May their love for Jesus only increase--may that be true of us as well.


Last week was a very busy weekend.  Deacon Timothy Lynch preached at the 4:00 and 11:30 Masses and did a great job in his maiden voyage at the pulpit.  The Saturday Mass was offered by Father Rozembajgier from the Josephium.  Father Aiden Logan, OCSO concelebrated the 11:30 Mass. Father Aiden is a 20 year navy man and also the vocation recruiter for the Archdiocese of the Military.  


This past week the officers who served in our Police Forces and Highway Patrol were honored at a special event in London, OH.  God bless the brave men and women who serve and protect.  


Congratulations to Fran Ryan who received a special recognition from the Breathing Association.  


Remember my request for pictures of your altars honoring Our Holy Mother, Mary. I received this picture from one of our parishioners. We’ve also included a picture of the newly created altar in the lobby of the Burkley Center (check it out).


Laudetur Jesus Christus!                                                                                                         

Father Kevin F. Lutz


The Cat at 684 South Third:


I saw the children all dressed for First Communion.  They looked like little brides and grooms.  That's the age that I really start to like children--when they are seven.  I've had some bad experiences with 4 year olds pulling my ears and my tail--OH, the indignity!!!  


I just noticed that Tim Lynch is ontologically changed.  (You didn't think I knew big words like that--I like to use big words to show off my sequipedalian vocabulary.  Ask one of Father Lutz's Latin students what that means.  Tim is now a deacon and he has a mark on his soul. (I hear the talk of the clergy.) I heard him practicing his sermon in the rectory.  The mirror seemed bored, but I kind of liked it. 


I am hosting a limerick writing contest.  Of course, the topic can be nothing other than CATS.  It will be interesting to see the talent that is hidden here at St. Mary's.  Please remember to use the writing skills evidenced in my weekly column.  Send them to Raphael, c/o Father Kevin Lutz at my address.  The thought of this competition will certainly assist me in my napping.



Raphael, Poet laureate  







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 or call 614-600-0054.



Chinh Do and Jennie Vu

May 30, 2015


DIOCESAN SENIOR CITIZENS DAY CELEBRATION IS TUESDAY, JUNE 2….at St. Paul, Westerville. Bishop Campbell will celebrate Mass at 10:30 a.m. A luncheon will follow. This annual event is a great opportunity for seniors to meet with each other from around the diocese. Registration is $10; to register, send a check payable to the Office for Social Concerns, Diocese of Columbus, 197 East Gay St. Please note: Senior Citizen Day on the memo line. For questions, call 614-241-2540 or email Registrations are requested by May 28.



A special collection for the Catholic Communication Campaign (CCC) will be held next weekend.  The CCC helps spread the Good News to you – and focuses on new and existing ways to communicate Jesus’ gospel message. Please use your preprinted envelopes or mark your donation accordingly.


THE ST. MARY RESPECT LIFE COMMITTEE….invites you to attend Jason Jones: Lights, Camera, Take Action on Monday, June 1st at 6:00 p.m. at Villa Milano, 1630 Schrock Rd.  Jason Jones is an award-winning filmmaker and producer, humanitarian, and author. He is best known for his work on films such as Bella, Crescendo, and Little Boy – which is in theaters now. Registration for the dinner is complimentary; an opportunity to support the work of Greater Columbus Right to Life will be made following dinner. To join the St. Mary table, please contact Maureen Keebaugh at or 614.323.7293 or Beth Vanderkooi at



Please drop off canned fruit in the container marked SSCM in the Vestibule. April was one of our busiest months ever - 311 Families & 1331 Individuals were served with the help of your donations.   


THE BIG GIVE….The Columbus Foundation's "Big Give" is back and our Southside Communities Food Pantry is participating for the very first time. (St. Mary's is a partner church in this ministry.)   The Columbus Foundation will be spreading $1.3 M across all its participating charities on a pro-rated basis based on what is given to the charity. Then on top of what you give, the Columbus Foundation will add the pro-rated funds.  Last time they did this it was 11.5’ on the dollar.  On May 12, starting at 10 a.m. through May 13, 10 a.m. go to the Columbus Foundation web site,, select The Big Give & find Southside Community Ministries, click on it and follow instructions to give through VISA, MasterCard, Discover or American Express. Thank you for considering a donation to our ministry in Southside community!


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