THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH

 

 THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH

 

SATURDAY, November 7 – FIRST SATURDAY

          9:00 a.m.      Betty Friedlinghaus  

          3:30 p.m.             Confession

         4:00 p.m.       Mary Michael & Helen Lambert   

        

 SUNDAY, November 8

        8:30 a.m.             Confession

     9:00 a.m.          Eleanor Noltemeyer   

                             Coffee & doughnuts

        11:00 a.m.              Confession

      11:30 a.m.        Parishioners of Saint Mary    

 

MONDAY, November 9 – The Dedication of the Lateran Basilica

         7:00 p.m.               Knights of Columbus – 2nd floor Burkley

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

                                                                                                                  

TUESDAY, November 10 – Saint Leo the Great

        8:15 a.m.          Gary Tuthill     – Latin Mass

        5:30 p.m.        For the Souls of all deceased parishioners from St. Leo   

       6:30 p.m.              Scouts – Specht Center

                                                                           

WEDNESDAY, November 11– Saint Martin of Tours

        5:30 p.m.    Living & deceased of the Frank Wirth family – Latin Mass

         6:30 p.m.              9:00 a.m. Choir rehearsal

        7:00 p.m.             RCIA 

                               

THURSDAY, November 12 – Saint Josaphat

       5:30 p.m.          Rita Zarth     

                                     

FRIDAY, November 13 – Saint Frances Xavier Cabrina

         8:15 a.m.       No Mass  

                            

SATURDAY, November 14

         1:30 p.m.           Wells/Lament wedding

          3:30 p.m.             Confession

         4:00 p.m.       Betty Contosta   

        

 SUNDAY, November 15

        8:30 a.m.             Confession

     9:00 a.m.          Betty Friedlinghaus   

                             Coffee & doughnuts

        11:00 a.m.              Confession

      11:30 a.m.        Parishioners of Saint Mary     

        3:00 p.m.       Polish Mass

 

NOVEMBER 11TH: A DAY OF THANKS AND REMEMBRANCE FOR ALL OUR VETERANS.

 “SERMON ON THE AMOUNT” – October 31-November 1, 2015

Envelopes: $4185.00

Non- envelope donation: $1502.00

ECO donations: $2315.00 (weekly, 1st)

Total offering: $8002.00

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, Jon Erickson

  

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, Michael Richard

Marina Wilson

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 NOVEMBER

November 7, Znidarsic family, son, Maksim/daughter, Olivia

November 29, Strausbaugh family, son, Joseph

November 29, Westfall family, daughter, Cecilia

November 29, Craig family, son, Wyatt

 

RCIA – TOPIC OF THE WEEK:

Are you interested in learning more about the Catholic faith, are you curious about what Catholics believe and why? Are you considering joining the church? Are you a Catholic who has been away from the Church for a while? Were you baptized Catholic but never participated in the Sacrament of Confirmation? RCIA is here for you. The topic this week is “Mary, Our Model, Our Mother”. Please call the parish office at 614.445.9668 or Mike (614-323-6715), Maureen (614-323-7293) Keebaugh for more information.

 

9:00 a.m. CHOIR MUSIC

PRELUDE: Flagler – Song Without Words

CHOIR MOTET: Ramsey – The Blessing of Aaron

 

COMING EVENTS

·     November 22: Mass of Thanksgiving at 9:00 and 11:30 to celebrate our Sesquicentennial year.

·     November 27: Christmas tree sale begins

·     The Adopt-a-Family campaign will kick –off tentatively on the first Sunday of Advent, November 29th.

·     December 4: Chili and Carols from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.

·     December 6:  the Maennerchor concert, and German Village Lights from 4:00 – 9:00

·     December 17: Middle school Christmas play

 

JORDAN CONFERENCE…..the quarterly Jordon Conference is scheduled for Tuesday, November 24, 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.


 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES for November 14-15, 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                               open                          Frances Melton, Sheila Naegele, Trevor Richards   Frances Melton   

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

                                  open, open                                          James Wiley                                     Kim Anderson, Kayla 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: November 15 – Knights of Columbus                                Pray for our men and women in uniform

 

Collection counters for the 3rd Sunday of the month: Frances Melton and Lin Duren


 

Notes from the Pastor

 

Time and tide wait for no man.  Every day seems to have more than enough to fill it, mixed with the unfinished things of the day before and the things of the day to come.  My schedule was especially thrown off by being on a pilgrimage for 11 days followed by three days for a clergy conference, followed by two days' training at the Columbus Police Academy.  I was just sworn in as a chaplain for the Columbus Police Department.  It was an interesting group that was sworn in, including another priest, a rabbi and several Christian church ministers.

 

If you were not able to see the relics of St. Maria Goretti which were in our Cathedral for one day, come to the museum any time and see a relic of her that is in our relic collection.

 

If you are interested in a crafty little project, let me know.  We have several nativity sets among the 170 that need stables.  Contact me and we will give you a set of statues or their dimensions and you are invited to create a little house for the Holy Family.

 

This Wednesday I will observe the 37th anniversary of my ordination to the priesthood.  I will offer the 5:30 p.m. Mass at St. Mary's (it is a Latin Mass) and , if you are free, you are most welcome.  I especially invite the members of Corpus Christi and St. Ladislaus.  I still have a good number of holy cards from my 25th anniversary. They will be available in the back of St. Mary's after the Wednesday Mass.  

 

The Lord be with you!

 

Father Kevin F. Lutz

                                                                                                                 

 

From the Cat at 684 S. Third Street:

 

Father Lutz seems to be in a good mood.  He went to OSU and met Peter Cardinal Turkson.  After Father kissed the Cardinal's ring, the Cardinal kissed his ring!   Cardinals have a different ranking in my hierarchy than the Church’s.  The cardinal, in my hierarchy, is edible and tasty.  The Cardinals in his Church seem to be a bit old and lean.  Never tried to bite one; never had the chance.  They must be keeping their distance, having heard of my prowess and skill.

 

November is here and the mysterious metallic opening in the floor has begun to yield heat waves instead of cool zephyrs.  

Recently, my dear friend Natalie drew a picture of my Guardian Angel.  That should convince Father Droll that I have a soul.

She is the artist of the beautiful picture of me and my angel.  

 

 

 

Raphael the Soul Cat

                                                                                                                 

 

News Worthy Notes

 

PROBABLE PITCHERS – Nov. 14-15, 2015

             Sat: 4:00 @ St Mary – Father Lutz

 4:00 & 5:30 @ St. Lad's & Corpus Christi – Father Droll

                                                                                     

        Sun:  9:00 and 11:30 @St. Mary – Father Lutz

 9:00 & 11:00 @ Corpus Christi & St. Lads – Father Droll

 

LOVE IS OUR MISSION: A CALL TO LIVE THE JOY AND MISSION OF MARRIAGE & FAMILY LIFE

All are invited to one of these gatherings as The Most Reverend Frederick F. Campbell discusses the recent World Meeting of Families.  Come and discover how you can answer Pope Francis’ call to become a family fully alive!

·     Tuesday, November 10th, 7:00 p.m., Bishop Ready High School

 

JUBILEE MUSEUM EXHIBIT

Illuminating Our Faith: A Liturgical Stained Glass Windows Exhibition is open at the Jubilee Museum’s new gallery, the Fra Angelico gallery. This exhibit will run from now through November 15, 2015.  The exhibition features 12 stained glass windows rescued from various churches, chapels and orphanages. For more information please visit the Jubilee Museums’ website at www.jubileemuseum.org or call 614-600-0054. A suggested donation of $10 per person is greatly appreciated.

 

AN UNBORN CHILD’S LIFE – WEEK BY WEEK

Week 4 (about 1 month) – I have 40 pairs of muscles that have developed along the trunk of my body. My arms and legs are forming. I am about one-quarter inch long.

 

BENEFIT SPONSORED BY THE CATHOLIC FOUNDATION

Mike Aquilina will be speaking at a benefit for the Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist on Friday, November 20th at The Jessing Center, 7625 N. High St.  The event begins with hors d’oeurvres at 6:00 p.m. followed by the discussion at 7:00 p.m.  Not only will you hear Mike’s talk entitled “How Christianity Changed the World and Can Change It Again,” but you’ll also have the opportunity to meet the Sisters (who are currently teaching at St. Michael’s in Worthington) and learn about their amazing new community which has grown to over 120 Sisters! Register at www.sistersofmary.org/AquilinaEvent or call Marylyn Thompson at 734-930-4220

 

COLUMBUS THEOLOGY ON TAP…presents “Why Do Catholics Do That?”  Paul Davis will be providing information about some common Catholic practices!  Join us on Thursday, November 12th, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. at El Vaquero on Olentangy River Rd.

Contact: cbustheologyontap@gmail.com or 614.390.8653

 

A MASS OF HEALING AND HEALING SERVICE…will be held on Monday, November 16, 6:30 p.m., at St. Joseph Cathedral, Fr. Paul Noble will celebrate the Mass and provide the homily.  Following the Mass of Healing, a Healing Service will take place beginning with Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, Veneration of relics of the True Cross, with each person having the opportunity to speak individually with one of several priests present to discuss their particular situation and receive a prayer of healing; the Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick will also be available. The Healing Service will conclude with Benediction.  All persons who seek healing – cancer, heart, all physical illnesses and infirmities – are invited, as are family members, caregivers, and medical professionals.  For questions, please call St. Joseph Cathedral, (614) 224-1295.

 

AREA HIGH SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE

November 19: Bishop Hartley @ 7:00 p.m. - visit the school web site, www.bishop-hartley.org, for more information.

November 22: Bishop Ready @ 1:00 p.m. - For more information, contact Joe Lang at 614-276-5263, ext. 201, or jlang@cdeducation.org

 

VETERAN’S DAY FOOD DRIVE

Egan-Ryan Funeral Home is sponsoring a Veteran’s Day Drive to help local needy veterans and their families. Non-perishable food, personal care items and monetary donations can be dropped off at either Egan-Ryan at 403 E. Broad or 4166 Kenney Road on November 11th from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

 

SSCM FOOD PANTRY – NOVEMBER ITEM

The food pantry items for this month are:  toiletries (shampoo, soap, deodorant). Please drop your donation into the container marked SSCM in the Vestibule.

 

FEED THE PEOPLE CONCERT….Join SSCM Food Pantry for the 6th Annual Feed The People concert on November 14th, 7:00-9:00 p.m. held at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, 225 E. Gates. Overflow parking will be at St. Leo’s Church. This year’s concert will feature Donna Mogavero, The Klatt Brothers, and returning for their annual performance the one and only Throat Culture. Admission is free; however there will be a passing of the hat with 100% of the donations going directly to feed those in need. For over 30 years St. Leo’s and St. Mary’s have been actively supporting SSCM Food Pantry with volunteers and donations.

 

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