SATURDAY, January 30

         4:00 p.m.  Ruth and Ed Naegele  - Father Droll

Father Lutz at Saint Ladislas at 4:00 p.m.; Corpus Christi at 5:30 p.m.


SUNDAY, January 31

     9:00 a.m.   Catherine Rettenmyer   - Father Droll

      11:30 a.m.   Mark Russell   - Father Droll

Father Lutz at Corpus Christi at 9:00 a.m.; Saint Ladislas at 11:00 a.m.


MONDAY, February 1 – No Mass


TUESDAY, February 2

 The Presentation of the Lord

         8:15 a.m.   Paula Doyle   Latin Mass – Father Droll

        5:30 p.m.   Skip and Jeanne Russell  - Father Sylvester

Father Droll @ Saint Ladislas - 6:30 p.m.


WEDNESDAY, February 3

      5:30 p.m.   Celebrant Intention - Latin Mass – Father Droll

Father Droll @ Corpus Christi at 8:30 a.m.


THURSDAY, February 4

      5:30 p.m.  Father Bernard McClory   - Father Droll

Father Droll @ Corpus Christi at 8:30 a.m.


FRIDAY, February 5

Saint Agatha – First Friday

       8:15 a.m. Living & Deceased of the R. Russell Thomas family - tbd

Father Droll @ Saint Ladislas at 8:30 a.m.


SATURDAY, February 6

First Saturday

       9:00 a.m.  Mary Ellen Mielke   - tbd

       4:00 p.m.  George Jacobs  - Father Lutz

Father Droll at Saint Ladislas at 4:00 p.m.; Corpus Christi at 5:30 p.m.


SUNDAY, February 7

     9:00 a.m.   Bea and Henry Thibaut   - Father Lutz

      11:30 a.m.   For the People – Father  Lutz

Father Droll at Corpus Christi at 9:00 a.m.; Saint Ladislas at 11:00 a.m.



Note: Confession is heard ½ hour prior to each weekend Mass

 Coffee and doughnuts following the 9:00 a.m. Mass – school gym




“SERMON ON THE AMOUNT” – January 23-24, 2016

Envelopes: $3823.00

Non- envelope donation: $3346.00

ECO donations: $370.00 (weekly)

Total offering: $7539.00

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, Casey Wentzel


At home: Charles Walker, Dora Malyk, Sharon Kirby, Joanne Elgin,  Mary Sailor, Heidi Wooley, Pat Dineen, Donna Whitaker, Ed Season,

Jon Erickson, Jack Auer, Bobby Rietenback, Barbara Sullivan,

Deacon Jerry Butts, Patricia Sauer, Jim Myers, Dan Hogan


If you are admitted to a hospital St. Mary may not be notified. Please ask a family member to call the parish office.



January 31: The Herrman family



February 6: 1:30 p.m. Stephen Debelak and Kaitlyn McClelland


RCIA: The catechumens are better than half way through their journey to be welcomed into the Holy Catholic Church. Please keep them in your prayers. Classes are open to all. 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.  Please contact the parish office for additional information.


9:00 a.m. CHOIR MUSIC

PRELUDE – Srauss: Nocturne

CHOIR OFFERTORY – Friedell: Draw Us in the Spirit’s Tether


JORDAN CONFERENCE…..the quarterly Jordon Conference is scheduled for Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.  This meeting will be held 2nd floor Burkley Center 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



Monday: Scouts – Specht Center – 6:30 p.m.

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

Wednesday: Choir practice – 6:30 p.m.

                         Scouts – Specht Center – 6:30 p.m.

                         RCIA – 7:00 p.m.

Sunday: Scout Leaders – 1:30 p.m. – Specht Center



Week 16 – My mother can’t feel me moving yet – but I am moving! And I can swim, and kick, and do somersaults! I’m not a lightweight anymore – I weigh six ounces! And I am about three inches long! I will keep growing until I am about 23 years old!



LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES for February 6-7 2016 (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                                                   open           

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                        open

11:30 A.M.              open, open                                       Kim Anderson                                    open, Linann Duren

                                      Sean Price                                            Vince Relli                                             Jaci Elston, David Bortz                          David Larsen


ό                    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: February 7 – Mike and Melissa Kirkwood                      Pray for our men and women in uniform


Collection counters for the 1st Sunday of the month: Frances Melton and Beverly Walker


Notes from the Pastor


In your charity please pray for the soul of Frank X. Shirtzinger, 83.  He was the son of the late Frances Shirtzinger (organist at old St. Peter's and Our Lady of Peace) and has many surviving relatives here in the city. Also, please remember the soul of Millicent McClelland.  May they rest in peace.  Millicent McClelland is the grandmother of Kaitlyn whose wedding will take place here at St. Mary on February 6th.  


I just returned from Mother Angeline Manor where I saw Leo Thurn.  I gave him strict orders to get better.  It is amazing how his presence enlivens St. Mary.  I also saw Beverly Durthaler.  She is on the mend, but needs prayers to endure the PT so that she can walk again.  Such great souls!


February is Black History Month.  This is a special month to pray for the canonization of Father Augustine Tolten.  He was a slave in the South during the Civil War as a child and his mother, fearing that children were often taken, stolen or given away, escaped to Illinois.  Eventually, her son grew up and felt the call to the priesthood.  There are several books and articles about this very courageous priest.  May he soon be added to the Calendar of Saints in Glory.


Tuesday is often remembered as Candlemas Day---also known as the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord.  Some may remember it as the Feast of the Purification of Our Lady.  And as if that’s not enough, it is also World Day for Consecrated Life.  This would be a good day to send Sister Wilma, all the Sisters at St. Leo and also our Dominican Sisters here in the school a card or greeting in celebration of this day.  May they each be blessed in their vocation.


Lent is not far away.  February 10th is Ash Wednesday.


I will be traveling with Father Hinterschied for a few days of spiritual retreat.  I will remember you in my Masses and prayers and ask that you keep me in yours as well.  (Just received a call that I am on the waiting list for the retreat.  So . . .I may be here after all.  It's all in the hands of God.)  


The Lord be with you!

Father Kevin F. Lutz


From the Cat at 684 S. Third Street:


My new book has just undergone proofreading.  It will be available soon.  All proceeds go to St. Mary School.  You know you need it.  


Although I'm a little too old to go out and play, I watch from the windows and hear the laughter of the children and even the announcements from the office.  I have just calculated that I am older than every child in the school and younger than everyone on the staff.


I was a middle cat (so I've heard) so it's nice to be in the middle of the teeter-totter of the school.  Then on the other hand, if I use my special cat-years calculation, I'm older than everyone in the parish - 126 years old.


My energy is lowest in January.  Wish I had energy to write a little more----maybe next week.


Raphael  ZZzzzzzzzzzz



News Worthy Notes



8:15 a.m. School Mass, all are welcome.

5:30 p.m. Extraordinary Form

7:00 p.m. Liturgy of the Word and distribution of Ashes

Please note all Ash Wednesday collections will be donated to JOIN.



Throughout Lent Stations of the Cross will be offered every Friday. Please check your bulletin each week for the schedule.










The Catholic Men’s Luncheon Club together with Bishop Frederick F. Campbell will recognize Mr. Jeff Bernard of Gahanna Saint Matthew parish as Catholic Man of the Year for the Diocese of Columbus on Friday, February 5th.  The luncheon will be held at Saint Patrick Church. Mass at 11:45 a.m.; luncheon begins at 12:15 p.m. with adjournment slated for 1:15 p.m. Reservations not needed but please bring $10.00 to cover the lunch and meeting costs. Contact Tim Merkle at 614.476.0739 or email to



Purchase Tickets to the Gala Now!

Event Details: February 27, 2016 @ 6:00 p.m.

Where: The Boat House Restaurant

$100 per ticket or $900 per table of 10 | Cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, dinner and parking included

Funds raised directly benefit tuition assistance for St. Mary School

Please Donate to the Auction! The committee is still seeking a vacation or travel opportunity! Are you or someone you know willing to donate a time-share, vacation home? Your donation is tax deductible!

Sponsorship and underwriting opportunities are STILL available.

Please contact Vanessa Fischer: 614.604.3891 or


MOUNT CARMEL HOSPICE INVITES YOU TO HOSPICE VOLUNTEERING 101….If you are interested in becoming a hospice volunteer whether at the bedside or behind the scenes, join us for a special panel discussion.  A group of Mount Carmel Hospice volunteers will discuss their roles and contributions then answer your questions. The session can help you find the best way to serve your community at end-of-life.  Please join us on Feb. 10th from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. or on Feb. 17th from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the Mount Carmel Hospice and Palliative Care Center.  Register by calling 234-LIFE (5433).



Next week is our parish collection for the Catholic Times weekly newspaper.  This donation HELPS OUR PARISH to provide Catholic Times to you and many of our parishioners.  Donation envelopes for this collection are included in your January/February collection packet.  For a minimum donation of ONLY $17.00 per year (parish rate), readers receive a Catholic perspective on the world around us: local, national, worldwide, and Vatican news; diocesan, parish, and school stories; articles, regular columns, editorials, and events are delivered right to your home.  As an evangelization tool, Bishop Campbell encourages every Catholic family to receive the Catholic Times. Look for your envelope and sign up for, or continue receiving, the newspaper of our diocese, the Catholic Times.



Bishop Hartley High School… Drama Department will present Romeo & Juliet, February 5, 6 & 7 at the Columbus Performing Arts Center, 549 Franklin Avenue. Friday and Saturday Evening performances begin at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday matinee performances are at 2:30 p.m. Please note: There is NO evening performance on Sunday. Tickets are $7 and will be sold at the door only.

The St. Charles Alumni Association, with the expert assistance of Berwick Party House, is hosting the school’s annual Spaghetti Dinner on Sunday, February 7th, in the school’s Robert C. Walter Student Commons. Dinner will be served from 12-7 p.m. Come early or order carry-out and you won’t miss a second of the Super Bowl. Dinner includes spaghetti, meat ball, salad, rolls, ice cream and a beverage. $10.00 for adults; $8.00 for senior citizens; $5.00 for children 4-12; free for those 3 and under. Any questions? Contact Louis J. Fabro ’83 in the Alumni and Development Office at .

Bishop Ready High School is presenting Agatha Christie’s And Then There Were None the weekend of February 19-21 with performances at 7 p.m. on Friday and Sunday, and 2 p.m. on Saturday. Tickets are $10 for adults, $9 for those 65+, and $8 for students.  For more information, call Bishop Ready High School at 614-276-5263.



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