THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH

 

 THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH

 

 

SATURDAY, July 4 – FIRST SATURDAY

         9:00 a.m.       Joey Gallen  

        3:30 p.m.             Confession

         4:00 p.m.            Bea Sauer    

 

 SUNDAY, July 5

        8:30 a.m.             Confession

     9:00 a.m.          Wes Kingery     

                             NO Coffee & doughnuts

        11:00 a.m.              Confession

      11:30 a.m.             Parishioner of Saint Mary  

 

MONDAY, July 6

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

                                                                                                                  

TUESDAY, July 7

        5:30 p.m.         Living and deceased of the Holy Trinity Faculty   

                                  

WEDNESDAY, July 8

                           5:30 p.m.       Sister Frances Clare Perry    - Latin Mass

                               

THURSDAY, July 9

       5:30 p.m.        Mary Louise Maloney Gideon   

                                     

FRIDAY, July 10

                            

SATURDAY, July 11

          1:30 p.m.          Fetters/Vonderhaar wedding

        3:30 p.m.             Confession

         4:00 p.m.            Eleanor Noltemeyer   

 

 SUNDAY, July 12

        8:30 a.m.             Confession

     9:00 a.m.                 for the Spiritual and Physical Health of the

                            Franciscan Sisters of Penance and Charity

                             NO Coffee & doughnuts

        11:00 a.m.              Confession

      11:30 a.m.             Parishioner of Saint Mary  

 

 

 

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” – June 27-28, 2015

Envelopes: $3319.00

Non- envelope donation: $1933.00

ECO donations: $245.00 (weekly)

Total offering: $5497.00

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, Linda Lowry, Janet Hammond,

Pattie Jones

 

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 JULY

July 5, Fitzsimmons family, son, John

July 18, Fitzgerald family, daughter, Rylie

July 18, Mullin family

July 19, Turner family, son, Axton

July 19, Weakley family, son, Maddox

July 25, Sulik family, daughter, Eleanor

 

SSCM FOOD PANTRY – JULY ITEMS AND SPECIAL COLLECTION

Food pantry items for this month are pork and beans. Please drop off your donation in the container marked SSCM in the Vestibule.

In addition next weekend we will have a special collection for this organization. Please use your pre-printed envelopes or mark you donation accordingly.

 

COFFEE/DOUGHNURT REMINDER:

There is no coffee and doughnuts throughout the month of July.

 

2015 HOMECOMING FESTIVAL

     Volunteers are needed for the many tasks involved in making this event successful. There is a sign up board at the back of Church. Festival weekend is Friday and Saturday, Aug. 14-15.

     Raffle tickets are available for parishioners at the rear of the Church after all the Masses. Tickets are in books of 6. 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 remains at $2500.00 but there are additional opportunities to win in this sesquicentennial year.

 

 

 


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

 

LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES for July 11-12, 2015 (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, Anthony Nicola                            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, open                                    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: July 12 – No coffee and doughnuts                                     Pray for our men and women in uniform


 

Collection counters for the 2nd Sunday of the month: Frances Melton and Beverly Walker


 

From the Pastor’s Desk….…

 

In your charity, please pray for the soul of Robert Coffman whose funeral Mass will be Monday at 10:30 at Mother of Sorrows Chapel.   Also, please pray for Donald Fisher whose funeral Mass will be Tuesday at Mother of Sorrows at 11:00 a.m.  May they rest in peace.

 

Last Sunday a beautiful ceremony marked the dedication of the St. Michael Shrine at St. Leo Church.  A bagpiper played as the police color guard bore the flags into the church.  After medals and holy cards of St. Michael were blessed, all processed outside for the dedication of the new shrine on the west side of the church.  God bless the brave men and women of the Columbus Police Department.  Thanks to Lori Mitchell and her army of volunteers who prepared a great celebration.  

 

Brother Gabriel will return to his monastery this week.  Pray for his mother and his entire family.  Soon Father Nick Droll will arrive.  He will begin his assignment on July 14th.  Pray for him and for vocations.

 

The Lord be with you!

 

Father Kevin F. Lutz

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From the Cat at 684 South Third . . .

 

English is a cumbersome language "Cat-ese" has an economy of words and sounds.  For instance "Meeeow" means, "Feed me, priest!"  If you add one extra "e" and one "o" it becomes "I don't have all day, priest!  Open the tuna and get out of the way!"

 

I can recite the Gettysburg Address in seven syllables.  Don't get me started on pronunciation.  Win a prize if you can pronounce this word correctly:  ghoti.  Don't tell others if you already know!   Father may have a prize.  

 

Raphael 

 

Eater of ghoti and other delectations.

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NEWS WORTHY NOTES

 

PILGRIMAGE TO ROME October 9 to 20: One of our Sesquicentennial celebration opportunities is a Pilgrimage to Rome with Father Lutz. It will be a memorable, wonderful experience and a beautiful trip. A brochure about the Pilgrimage is available on St Mary website. Also, do not hesitate to contact Isabelle Billet at ibillet@hotmail.com if you have any questions 

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

1.  August 30, 2015, the 10th Annual 4-S Club Golf outing at Foxfire Golf Course.

 

WE NEED VOLUNTEERS!

Yes, we really need your time and talent to help plan and work the Sesquicentennial Motorcade Parade and Annual Parish Festival on August 14, 2015.   If you are able to give a little of your time, please call or e-mail the parish office, Beth Vanderkooi at bethvanderkooi@gmail.com, or Frank Wickham at fwickham@columbus.rr.com.  Thank you in advance for helping us make this very special Parish event a success

 

FROM ST. GABRIEL CATHOLIC RADIO AM 820

From the Chair with Bishop Campbell on AM 820 Tuesday, July 7th, 2015. Bishop Campbell will be talking with the seminarians on St. Gabriel Catholic Radio from 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.

 

WEHRLE HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1975 will celebrate its 40-year reunion 7 p.m., Saturday, August 15. For information, contact Jack Sauer at jacks1208@aol.com , or call (614)-329-2321.

 

 

 

WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE? 

Taking back marriage for our children and families: Wednesday, July 15th, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. at the Pontifical College Josephinum’s Jessing Center. There is much confusion in today’s culture about the reality of marriage.  We are left wondering: How do we protect our children from adopting distorted concepts of love and marriage?  How do we promote the truth about marriage between man and woman in our society?   William B. May, author of Getting the Marriage Conversation Right, and frequent guest on EWTN and Catholic Radio, will discuss the need for a new Marriage Reality Movement and provide a roadmap for reclaiming the truth about love and marriage.   All are welcome to this free presentation sponsored by St. Gabriel Radio and the Diocesan Marriage & Family Life Office.

 

    BANNS of MARRIAGE

James Franklyn Keesey & Jennifer DeAnn Bricker

July 25, 2015

Shawn Evert Gelsinger & Amy Elizabeth Fischer

July 25, 2015 - St. Leo

Tyler Gargus Tarney & Laura Elizabeth Reynolds

July 25, 2015 - St. Bonaventure Glenshaw, PA

 

ST. MARY SCOUT TROOP 456…. has been very active and has a great schedule for the rest of this year.  We will have our first Eagle Scout by the end of this year. We are second to none and offer a very affordable program due to our connection with Council's Scout-reach program.   We are now on Facebook and we would like to invite the Pack and all of St Mary Parishioners to follow us on Facebook at BSA Troop 456: Scoutreach Unit.

There is not a more affordable, high quality scouting program available anywhere. We camp monthly, sponsor 10 mile hikes monthly, take advantage of every merit badge clinic, and all at little or no cost to our families (scouting can cost hundreds of dollars to participate, but, not for St Mary Scouts). We would like for more St Mary youths to take advantage of this opportunity. A quality scouting program offers so much to a young man and we strive to offer the highest quality program in the council without a huge cash outlay by the parents. We are already recognized as the Flagship unit of our district!

 

SACRED HEART of JESUS

On Friday, June 12, 2015, the Most Reverend Frederick F. Campbell Re-Consecrated the Diocese of Columbus to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. You can participate in this Re-Consecration of the Diocese by consecrating your own home to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Every Catholic household in the Diocese of Columbus is encouraged to consecrate their home to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, prominently displaying an image of the Sacred Heart of Jesus in a main area of the home. Any household in the Diocese that does not currently have an image of the Sacred Heart of Jesus may request a beautiful 5 x 7 blessed plaques of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and Immaculate Heart of Mary. Though not required, please prayerfully consider making a small ($5) freewill offering to help offset administrative and postage fees. Visit familylife.colsdioc.org to request your free blessed plaques.

 

 

While the future may be uncertain to us, we can rest comfortably in the loving control and sovereignty of our Heavenly Father. We can trust his plan, and we can rely upon his fatherly design and control.

-from Zealous

 

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