THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH

 

 THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH

 

 

SATURDAY, July 25

          1:30 p.m.          Bricker/Keesey wedding

        3:30 p.m.             Confession

         4:00 p.m.            Deceased of the Gammell/Miller families   

 

 SUNDAY, July 26

        8:30 a.m.             Confession

     9:00 a.m.       Living & deceased members of the Hoblit/Auer families

                             NO Coffee & doughnuts

        11:00 a.m.              Confession

      11:30 a.m.             Parishioners of Saint Mary        

 

MONDAY, July 27

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

                                                                                                                  

TUESDAY, July 28

        5:30 p.m.         Bea Sauer       

                                  

WEDNESDAY, July 29 – Saint Martha

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

                               

THURSDAY, July 30

       5:30 p.m.        Wes Kingery  

                                     

FRIDAY, July 31 – Saint Ignatius of Loyola

                            

SATURDAY, August 1 – FIRST SATURDAY

          9:00 a.m.          Alberta Sauer     – Latin Mass

          1:30 p.m.          Campion/Glass wedding

        3:30 p.m.             Confession

         4:00 p.m.            Marylou P. Leckrone    

 

 SUNDAY, August 2

        8:30 a.m.             Confession

     9:00 a.m.              Parishioners of Saint Mary        

                             Coffee & doughnuts

        11:00 a.m.              Confession

      11:30 a.m.             Rita Trott Foley       

 

 

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” – July 18-19, 2015

Envelopes: $3162.00

Non- envelope donation: $2812.00

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

Total offering: $6706.00

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,  

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 25, Sulik family, daughter, Eleanor

BAPTISMS FOR AUGUST

August 8, Murphy family, son, Connor

August 9, Fuduric famil, daughter, Alayna

August 16, Nguyen family, son, Noah

August 2, Howell family, daughter, Madison

 

SSCM FOOD PANTRY – JULY ITEMS

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

 

COFFEE/DOUGHNURT REMINDER

Our regular Sunday coffee and doughnut hour will resume next weekend, August 2nd.

 

MISSIONARY APPEAL WEEKEND –JULY 25-26

This year the Missionary Society of St. Paul is assigned to our Parish and Father Patrick Etuk, a priest member of the order, will be with us at each of the Masses this weekend. There will be a 2nd collection at each of the Masses to support the Missionary Society of St. Paul.

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

1.  August 26, 2015, first day of school

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

3. Watch your bulletin for the revised Mass schedule as we begin a new school year.

 

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, or contact Frank Wickham at fwickham@columbus.rr.com.  Thank you in advance for helping us make this very special Parish event a success.


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

 

LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES for August 1-2, 2015 (1st 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.         Dominic, Gabriel                                  Mike McConahay                               Rose Albert, Miles Drake

                             and Aaron Lopresti                                     Ann Graf                                                      open, open                                     Sandy Brown            

9:00 A.M.                          Stuart Landry, open                                   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                                                  open, 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: August 2 – Bertha Hilsheimer & 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 souls of Carolyn Adamshick, Mary Ellen Ficocella and Patricia Ketzly who died this past week.  May they rest in peace.

 

Please WELCOME Father Patrick Etuk.  He is a Missionary of St. Paul from Nigeria.  Last week he preached at St. Ladislas and Corpus Christi and has spent the week here enjoying German Village.  He will speak at all the Masses this weekend.  Please be generous in the Second Collection for the Missions.  The work of the Missionaries shows that the Church is alive and well.

 

Our summer visitors to the rectory are slowly returning to their places of origin--Brother Gabriel is back in his Carmelite Monastery, Brother Michael and Brother Steve have returned to Detroit to the Aquinas House of Studies.

 

This year's Parish Festival will be more elaborate than most with the added parade and the appearance of many distinguished alumni returning.

 

You will notice this weekend, the old garage is gone.  Setting as it did right in the middle of the property, it blocked the view of everything and it took up at least 10 parking spots.  We will soon have better traffic patterns and signage.

 

The Lord be with you!

 

Father Kevin F. Lutz

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From the Cat at 684 S. Third Street…

 

Well, the pastor turned 65 last week!  Nothing compared to my 126 years of age.  I'm twice his age and, dare I say it----twice as wise.  That may not sound like humility, but cats speak humbly in a most unusual way---it's a cat thing.  

 

I must say hello to my dearest friend Mary Sailor.  She wrote me a note and called me her best friend.  There is much to be learned in friendship to an animal.  We are loyal, never tell lies and are always irresistibly cute without the aid of make-up.  

 

I'm getting ready for the festival---come up to the windows and say "hi" to me.  I hear Fr. Droll is going to be in the dunk tank.  I'm trying to get Father Lutz to consider being dunked in the tank for $1,000.00 a try.   

 

Raphael, Who Will Not Be In The Dunk Tank

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NEWS WORTHY NOTES

 

WHAT’S YOUR MARRIAGE’S MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE?

Learn about some tools for strengthening your relationship at a Worldwide Marriage Encounter weekend! The next two opportunities are a special in-parish weekend on July 31-August 2, followed by a traditional-format weekend on September 18-20. For more information or to register, contact Paul & Marilou Clouse at 614-834-6880 or visit our website at www.wwmecolumbus.org

 

PARISH RECORDS

Please keep in mind if you have moved, changed your phone number, or had a new baby please contact the parish office so we can update our records. Thank you.

 

 

 

1965 BISHOP HARTLEY HIGH SCHOOL REUNION….will be held on Friday, Sept. 4th at 6:00 p.m. at the Jefferson Country Club, 7271 Jefferson Meadows Drive, Blacklick, Ohio. Cost of $55.00 per person includes: Hors d’oeuvres, cash bar, dinner buffet, entertainment and other activities. Contact John Loeffler, 614-866-5730;  email-jjloeffler3@gmail.com or Mary Hollern Fricke email-twaman4947@aol.com. Reservations/money due by August 1, 2015.

 

CATHOLIC FAMILY NIGHT AT CREW STADIUM

Join the Diocesan Recreation Association for Catholic Family Night with the Columbus Crew on Saturday, Sept. 20, at 7:30 p.m., when the Crew takes on Sporting KC!  A portion of ticket proceeds support the Recreation Association’s Sportsmanship Scholarship. Upper sideline seats are available for $22; tickets are limited and subject to availability.  Deadline to order tickets is Wednesday, Aug. 12.  For ticket information, contact Katherine Wren at 614-447-4232 or kwren@columbuscrew.com. 

 

    BANNS of MARRIAGE

Shaun Thomas Castorano and Cara Nicole Pizzurro

August 15, 2015 @ Saint Leo

 

MOUNT CARMEL HOSPICE ….needs caring people from all over Columbus and the surrounding communities to serve those who need support at end-of-life.  The type of person who makes an excellent hospice volunteer is one who has a spiritual center, one who values life until its end, and one who can reach out to be a good neighbor in his or her community. Please contact Betsy M. Queen, BA, CVA, Volunteer Manager, Mount Carmel Hospice and Palliative Care Service at 614-234-0200

 

VILLA MILANO-SONS OF ITALY…presents Barbara and Frank "the concert that never was" August 22, 2015. $60 per person, Las Vegas style show that includes dinner, featuring the Rick Burnetto big band, doors open at 6:00 p.m., dinner at 7:00 p.m. The show begins at 8:00 p.m. Contact SOS CODISPOTI at 614-582-7366.

 

JORDAN CONFERENCE…..the quarterly Jordon Conference is scheduled for Tuesday, August 25, 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.

 

SPECIAL DIOCESAN COLLECTION

Next weekend we will take up a collection for the Church in Latin America. Your donations will fund marriage and family life programs and seminarian education. Please use your preprinted envelopes or mark your donation accordingly.

 

Jesus comes through something tiny, a little piece of bread, consecrated by the priest, which becomes his Body. This is the plan of Jesus. He will leave us physically, but through the bread he will be really present with us. The sacrament becomes a real presence for each one of us; it is not just a moment of grace but a sign of a covenant of love, a friendship offered to us. 

-from The Gospel of John, The Gospel of Relationship

 

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