THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH

 

 THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH

 

 

SATURDAY, May 23

         3:30 p.m.           Confession

         4:00 p.m.       Father Richard Pendolphi   

         6:00 p.m.           Kittel/Kuplic wedding  

 

 SUNDAY, May 24

        8:30 a.m.             Confession

     9:00 a.m.          Parishioner of Saint Mary  

                             Coffee & doughnuts

        11:00 a.m.              Confession

      11:30 a.m.        Vicky Dall  

         4:00 p.m.              Patriotic Organ concert

 

MONDAY, May 25

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

                                                                                                                  

TUESDAY, May 26 – Saint Philip Neri

        8:00 a.m.        Betty Contosta                   

        5:30 p.m.        Bea Sauer       

       7:00 p.m.             Jordan Conference - Chapel

                                  

WEDNESDAY, May 27

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

        5:30 p.m.             Spring reception

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

                               

THURSDAY, May 28

       6:00p.m.         Wes Kingery   

                                     

FRIDAY, May 29                 

      

SATURDAY, May 30

        1:30 p.m.             Vu/Do wedding

         3:30 p.m.           Confession

         4:00 p.m.       Parishioner of Saint Mary  

 

 SUNDAY, May 31

        8:30 a.m.             Confession

     9:00 a.m.          Jack Wagner     

                             Coffee & doughnuts

        11:00 a.m.              Confession

      11:30 a.m.        Jackie Hagwood, Sr.   

 

FALL CONFIRMATION

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.

 

“SERMON ON THE AMOUNT” – May 16-17, 2015

Envelopes: $4138.00

Non- envelope donation: $2932.00

ECO donations: $1380.00 (weekly, 15th)

Total offering: $8450.00

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:    

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

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 MAY

May 24, Houser family, daughter, Madelyn

May 24, Geruntino family

May 31, Stiebler family, son, Jude

May 31, Sauer family, son Hunter

 

9:00 a.m. CHOIR MUSIC

PRELUDE: Malling - Erster Pfingsttag (First Pentecost)

OFFERTORY: Ravanello - Veni Creator Spiritus

COMMUNION: Mendelssohn–Laudate Pueri: Laura Antoniak, Isabelle Billet, Sandra Grosko, Soloists

 

4TH ANNUAL SAINT MARY SPRING RECEPTION….will be held on the Rectory front lawn from 5:30-7:30 p.m. this Wednesday, May 27th. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres and beverages will be served.  

        

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.

 

SSCM FOOD PANTRY – MAY FOOD ITEM

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.  

 

HOLIDAY WEEKEND PARISH OFFICE HOURS

The parish office will be closed on Monday, May 25th.  Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, May 26th. Let us remember and reflect upon the sacrifices made to insure our freedoms.

 

SUMMER MASS SCHEDULE....beginning this Friday we will not have an 8:00 Mass. This Mass will resume in late August with the beginning of School

 

REMINDER: PATRIOTIC ORGAN CONCERT: there will be a reception following the concert in the school gym.

 

 


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES for May 30-31, 2015 (5th 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.         

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Ginny Holleran

9:00 A.M.     

                                            Please see the 5th Sunday sign-up sheet at the rear of Church                                        Frances Melton    

11:30 A.M.       

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Frances Melton

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 Missile for a copy of this prayer)                   

COFFEE & DOUGHNUTS: Sunday, May 31 – Kathleen Haytas & Rosie Suclescy                               Pray for our men and women in uniform

 

Collection counters for the 5th Sunday of the month: Frances Melton and Beverly Walker


 

From the Pastor’s Desk….…

 

In your charity, please pray for the souls of the following who have died:  Martha Meyer, age 95 (a dear friend and a member of old St. Peter's Church).  I offered Martha's funeral at St. Anthony Church on Thursday.  Also, Wilma Rose, a World War II Veteran and a devoted soul to St. Mary's.  Her funeral was last Monday at Mother of Sorrows Chapel and Rita Zarth, whose funeral was May 16th. May they rest in peace.

 

On Wednesday, last, Gresso's provided a bus for Deacon Tim, the Latin Class and me to go to the cemetery for Mass and a visit to the graves of bishops, nuns and priests.  This gave us the opportunity to translate the Latin on the tombstones.  Then we had lunch at Phillip's Coney Island. Finally, we made a trip to the Museum where they looked at the Holocaust Exhibit and actually handled a very rare Altar Missal - 1501. Christopher Columbus was alive when this book was in use on the altar. 

 

Congratulations to our Eighth Graders who have been set loose upon the world as of last Thursday.

 

Good Luck and Blessings to all of our students.  Last Friday was the last day of this term.  Please be careful and aware of the increased number of children in your neighborhood during the summer.

 

Monday, May 25th is Memorial Day.  I will be saying the 11:00 a.m. Mass at Mount Calvary Cemetery in celebration of the lives of those who have gone before us--making our country the exceptional country that it is for us and for our children.

 

The Parish Offices will be closed on Monday in observance of the holiday. 

 

The Lord be with you!

Father Kevin F. Lutz

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From the Cat at 684 South Third Street,

 

Once word got out that the prizes would be Kit Kat Candy Bars for those submitting a poem for this column, everyone became a Shakespeare!  So far two poems have been submitted.  

 

My friend of many ears, Precious Kitty Love-Love will be moving to Tartan Fields.  We are dear friends, but I look forward to the peacefulness that will now exist at 684.  I should have been a monk! 

 

Literally yours, (this has nothing to do with the litter box--the spelling is much different.)

 

Raphael

 

                 Submission #1

                              I love the cats at 684

                             They greet me the minute I walk in the door

                             Then to my amaze

                              I could tell by their gaze

                             It was the tuna they were there for!

                                                                                               The Tuna Lady

                 Submission #2

                              Meow, I lay me down to sleep

                              I pray my bowl is full and deep

                              If I should rise before you wake

                              I will start to meow-MAKE NO MISTAKE!

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NEWS WORTHY NOTES

 

      BANNS of MARRIAGE

Luke Thomas McMurray and Mia Rome Dickerson

June 12, 2015

Adam James Widman and Emily Catherine Johnson

June 13, 2015

 

 

JUBILEE MUSEUM EXHIBITION

As part of its new exhibitions program, the Jubilee Museum 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. A suggested donation of $10 per person is greatly appreciated. For more information please visit the Jubilee Museum’s website at www.jubileemuseum.org or call 614-600-0054.

 

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 socmailbox@colsdioc.org. Registrations are requested by May 28.

 

THE ANNUAL JUBILEE OF ANNIVERSARIES MASS

Attention all married couples celebrating their 25th, 30th, 35th, 40th, 45th, 50th, 55th, 60th Anniversary and every year thereafter: The Annual Jubilee of Anniversaries Mass will be held on Sunday, June 28, 2015 at St. Paul the Apostle Parish, 313 North State Street, Westerville, at 2:30 p.m.  Mass will be celebrated by Bishop Frederick F. Campbell followed by an informal reception in your honor.  Registration forms are available from the parish office.  You may also register online at http://familylife.colsdioc.org or by calling 614-241-2560.  Reservations for you and guests are necessary and must be received by Friday, June 12, 2015.

 

CATHOLIC CEMETERIES MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND… office hours: Sat. May 23, 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., Sunday May 24, 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., and Monday, May 25, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Memorial Day Military Services at 10:30 a.m. at St. Joseph and Holy Cross, and noon at Resurrection Cemetery.

Memorial Day Masses at 11:00 a.m. at St. Joseph, Mt. Calvary and Holy Cross and 1:00 p.m. at Resurrection Cemetery.

Our own Father Lutz will celebrate Mass at Mt. Calvary.

 

May 30-31 - 5th SUNDAY-SAINT VINCENT DE PAUL COLLECTION AND LITURGICAL MINISTER SIGN UP

v  As is our tradition on 5th Sundays’ throughout the year we ask for your donations to support St. Vincent de Paul. This organization reaches out to meet the needs of those in our community who are struggling in these difficult economic times. Please be generous. Use your preprinted envelopes for your gift or note your contribution accordingly.

v  There is a signup sheet at the rear of Church for 5th Sunday liturgical ministers. We do not have a regular rotation for 5th Sundays and need help covering all 0f the weekend Masses. Thank you. 

 

THANK YOU NOTE…from our friends in McArthur at the Saint Francis Center in response to our recent trip with our donations. Please check the bulletin board.

 

CATHOLIC MEN'S LUNCHEON CLUB

The June session of the Catholic Men’s Luncheon Club will feature a presentation by local corporate attorney David A. Martin on “What Can One Man Do?” to share our faith in today’s culture. David and his wife have young children and are parishioners at St. Andrew church.

Join us for this inspiring talk on June 5th at St. Patrick Church in downtown Columbus! Holy Mass begins at 11:45 a.m. followed by lunch and David Martin’s talk until 1:00 p.m. No reservations necessary. $10 covers the lunch and meeting. Bring a friend!

 

To love someone who doesn’t love us… It’s not easy! Because if we know that a person doesn’t like us, then we also tend to bear ill will. But no! We must love even someone who doesn’t love us! Opposing evil with good, with pardon, with sharing, with welcome.

-from The Spirit of Saint Francis

 

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