THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH

 

 WEEKLY MASS SCHEDULE

 

 

SATURDAY, February 20

       4:00 p.m.  Marie McGrath  - Father Richard DeClue

Father Hinterschied at Saint Ladislas at 4:00 p.m.

Father Lutz at Corpus Christi at 5:30 p.m.

        

SUNDAY, February 21

     9:00 a.m.    Elsie Hagan   - Father Sylvester

      11:30 a.m.   Deacon Thomas G. Spaith  - Father Sylvester

       3:00 p.m.    Polish Mass

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

 

MONDAY, February 22 – No Mass

                                                                                                                  

TUESDAY, February 23

         8:15 a.m.   Celebrant Intention  Latin Mass – Father Lutz

         5:30 p.m.   Mary Elleb Mielke  - Father Sylvester

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

                                                     

WEDNESDAY, February 24

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

Father Lutz at Corpus Christi at 8:30 a.m.

                               

THURSDAY, February 25

      5:30 p.m.    George Jacobs - Father Lutz

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

                                     

FRIDAY, February 26

       8:15 a.m.    Father Bernard McClory  - Father Lutz

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

                            

SATURDAY, February 27

       4:00 p.m.  Jim Antoniak  - Father Lutz

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

        

SUNDAY, February 28

     9:00 a.m.    William Hirn, Sr.  - 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 follow the 9:00 a.m. Mass – school gym

 

 

 

“SERMON ON THE AMOUNT”

“SERMON ON THE AMOUNT” – February 13-14, 2016

Envelopes: $3559.00

Non- envelope donation: $2269.00

ECO donations: $1997.00 (weekly, bi-weekly, 15th)

Total offering: $7825.00

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,

Gail Hirn

  

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.

 

RCIA: Class will resume with the topic of Virtues and Vice this week. Let us pray for all those preparing for Baptism and Full Communion with the Church and for their sponsors and teachers that have brought them to this point.

 

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 ann@stmarygv.com  to confirm your attendance

 

OTHER WEEKLY MEETINGS–WEEK OF FEB. 22nd  

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

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

                      Choir practice – 6:30 p.m. (throughout Lent)

Wednesday: Choir practice – 6:30 p.m.

 

AN UNBORN CHILD’S LIFE – WEEK BY WE

Week 19 – If you were to shine a very bright light on my Mother’s abdomen, I may slowly move my hand in front of my eyes. If you make a very loud noise, I may cover my ears with my hands. But I can also hear my Mom’s voice, and when she sings a lullaby, it soothes me, and helps me sleep.

 

SSCM FOOD PANTRY-FEBRUARY ITEM…..is Chicken Noodle Soup. Please drop off throughout the month of February in the designated bin in the Vestibule. Many thanks!

 

COMING NEXT WEEKEND

The annual Saint Mary School all-Ohio basketball tournament will be held over the following two weekends: Come and check out the competition.

         Feb. 26-27 – 6th grade boys and 8th grade girls will compete             

         March 4-5 – 8th grade boys will compete


 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES for February 27-28, 2016 (4th 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   Juan Durano, Sydney Armstrong                           Lori Mitchell                                          Carol Rees, Don Alexander

                               Evan Armstrong                                                 John Rees                                             Rita Alexander, Mary Minerd                    Ginny Holleran

9:00 A.M.          Natasha Mattox                                                Mike Keebaugh                              Dave & Marge Smigelski, Mike Chambers

                    Dominic Mattox, Trinity Mattox                                 Maureen Keebaugh                          Ray & Terry Thomas, Cecilia Reis                                 Jacquelyn Carone    

11:30 A.M.   Katie Price, Paul Martello                                Tina Nierman                                            Angie Stoller, Ann Anderson

                                   Ben Weilbacher                                                     Olivia DePassio                                        Jon Erickson, open                          Jacquelyn Carone  

 

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: February 28 – Lori Jander                                                   Pray for our men and women in uniform

 

Collection counters for the 4th Sunday of the month: Frances Melton and Lin Duren


 

Notes from the Pastor

 

Lent is moving right along.  How are things going?  If nothing else, Lent reminds us of our humanity and the need for self-discipline to assist us in living out our faith to its fullness.  The need to renew in our hearts our Lenten resolutions daily will keep us on the straight and narrow.  Although we are resolved to be better for love of Him, He is the one always by our side giving us the daily encouragement needed to continue our Lenten Journey.  Isn't that amazing to comprehend such love?

 

The Catholic Women's Conference took place yesterday.  If you were able to participate in this beautiful day of prayer and meditation, what a blessing for you. Next weekend is the Catholic Men's Conference.  I encourage you to pray about adding this wonderful opportunity to your Lenten Schedule.  You will not be disappointed or sorry for spending this extra time getting to know Christ better.

 

Another reminder that Stations of the Cross is available each Friday during Lent at all three churches.  Check your bulletin for the scheduled time.  It is a perfect meditation as we journey through Lent. 

 

The Lord be with you!

 

Father Kevin F. Lutz

                                                                                                                 

 

From the Cat at 864 S. Third Street:

 

These drastic changes is the weather -- very cold -- then very snowy -- then springlike -- must be difficult for those humans who need to go from here to there in it. So happy all I need to do is enjoy the warmth of the rectory all day and night.  But I just don't meander throughout the house all day doing nothing.  I look out for any cat toys that are out of place and see that after playing with them they are appropriately returned to where I found them -- everything in its place!  That keeps me very busy, so several naps during the day are of extreme importance and certainly necessary to my good health.  Moderation in work, play and lots of sleep -- that's one of my many mottoes for a long life.

 

Raphael 

 

Model of Lenten Discipline 

                                                                                                                 

 

News Worthy Notes

 

DON’T FORGET ABOUT THE GALA! – 1 WEEK AWAY

Preview auction items and purchase tickets after each of the weekend Masses. The items will be on display in the first floor Preschool room in the Burkley Center.  The Annual Gala, which benefits tuition assistance and additional needs at St. Mary School, is 1 week away, Saturday, February 27th. There is still time to reserve your seat and donations are still being accepted.   

FREE CHILDCARE: for children (3 - 13 years) of parents or caregivers who are attending or volunteering at the Gala. The service will be provided from 5:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Pizza, drinks, movies and games will be provided. Childcare workers have had Protecting God's Children, and work for St. Mary's preschool or aftercare program. Space is limited. Contact Melissa Kirkwood for more details and sign up information.

 

Jesus really cannot be merely a part of our life; he must be the center of our life. Unless we preserve some quiet time each day to sit at his feet, our action will become distraction, and we’ll be unhappy.

-from 40 Days, 40 Ways

 

Respect life conference…The diocesan Respect Life Conference is Saturday, March 5, 2016, at St. Joseph Church, 670 W. Main Street, Plain City.  The theme is Being Pro-Life in the Year of Mercy.  Keynote speaker is Fr. Kevin Lutz.  Other speakers will cover the spectrum of care and concern promoting the dignity of human life.  The conference times are 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  Registration is $20 which includes lunch.  To register, please send a check payable to the Office for Social Concerns, 197 E. Gay St., Columbus, Ohio  43215.  For details, call (614) 241-2540 or email at socmailbox@colsdioc.org.

 

STATIONS OF THE CROSS…will be held every Friday throughout Lent. On Friday, February 19th Stations are scheduled for the following times and location:  Corpus Christi – Noon;

Saint Ladislas – 6:30 p.m.; Saint Mary – 7:00 p.m. In addition, our students will recite the Stations of the Cross every Friday at 2:00 p.m. All are welcome.

 

CATHOLIC TIMES ANNUAL CAMPAIGN

IT’S NOT TOO LATE!!!  You can still sign-up for Catholic Times.  For a minimum donation of only $17 (parish rate) you will receive the weekly news of what’s happening in the Catholic world.  Use the envelope provided in your February packet, or simply write your name and  “Catholic Times“ on a plain envelope, make your check payable to the parish, and drop it into the collection basket. As an evangelization tool, Bishop Campbell encourages all Catholic households in the diocese to receive and read our diocesan newspaper, the Catholic Times.  Come enjoy “A journal of Catholic life in Ohio”.

 

40 Days for Life is February 10 to March 20.  The Greater Columbus community will be uniting with hundreds from all 50 states in the 40 Days for Life campaign.  Faithful believers are praying that this effort will mark the beginning of the end of abortion in America.  This peaceful prayer vigil will take place at an abortion facility in Columbus.  Participants are asked to volunteer for one-hour shifts and sign a statement of peace.  For details, visit www.40daysforlife.com/columbus.

 

DAY OF REFLECTION WITH ELIZABETH FICOCELLI

The Christ Child Society of Columbus invites you to a Day of Reflection on Wednesday, March 2, 2016 with Catholic speaker Elizabeth Ficocelli, talking about Discovering, Living, and Sharing our Mission. The day will begin with a Continental Breakfast at 9:00 a.m. at St. Matthew the Apostle Church, St. Anthony Room, 795 Havens Corners Road.  Small group discussions will follow Ms. Ficocelli’s talk. Mass will be at 11:30 and lunch will be provided. The cost is $25 per person. Checks can be made out to Christ Child Society of Columbus and mailed to Day of Reflection, 1835 Hickory Hill Drive, Columbus, OH 43228 or register on-line at www.christchildsociety.org.

 

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL 5429: will be hosting its monthly social meeting on the last Thursday of the month (February 25th) at the 4-S Club, 281 East Whittier from 7:00 – 9:00 pm.  Parking is available in the Giant Eagle parking lot across the street.  The meeting is open to all Knights and to anyone interested in learning more about our local council.

 

4-S CLUB “ALMOST FAMOUS” FISH FRY….is back throughout Lent. Every Friday from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. come and enjoy an “all you can eat meal” for $11.00.

 

OPEN DOORS-CHILDREN of MARY CONVENT

Every first Saturday beginning in March you are invited to the Children of Mary Convent. Prayers begin at 12:30 p.m.: Chant Daytime Prayer, at 1:00 Wes Baker will lead a discussion about St. Margaret Citherow: Wife, Mother, Martyr and at 2:00 Adoration with praise and worship and Benediction followed by a social gathering at 3:15.  Everyone is welcome! 40 North Grubb St. www.childrenofmary.net  

 

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