SATURDAY, February 27
4:00 p.m. Jim Antoniak - Father Lutz
Father Droll at Saint Ladislas at 4:00 p.m; 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.
8:15 a.m. Father Raymond LaVelle Latin Mass Father Droll
5:30 p.m. Wes Kingery - Father Sylvester
Father Lutz at Saint Ladislas - 6:30 p.m.
WEDNESDAY, March 2
5:30 p.m. Rep. Nicholas J. Celebrezze,
family & staff-Latin Mass Father Lutz
Father Droll at Corpus Christi at 8:30 a.m.
5:30 p.m. Liz Plank - Father Droll
Father Lutz at Corpus Christi at 8:30 a.m.
FRIDAY, March 4 FIRST FRIDAY
8:15 a.m. Deacon Thomas G. Spaith - Father Lutz
Father Droll at Saint Ladislas at 8:30 a.m.
SATURDAY, March 5 FIRST SATURDAY
9:00 a.m. Rep. Jack Cera, family and staff - Father Droll
4:00 p.m. Jim Antoniak - Father Droll
Father Lutz at Saint Ladislas at 4:00 p.m; at Corpus Christi at 5:30 p.m.
SUNDAY, March 6
9:00 a.m. Jim Wissinger - Father Droll
11:30 a.m. Bernard Billet -- Father Droll
Father Lutz 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
RCIA: The topic this week is Last Things and Purgatory. Please continue to pray for all the Elect, their sponsors and teachers during this season of Lent.
OTHER WEEKLY MEETINGS-WEEK OF FEB.29th/MAR.6TH
Monday: Castus Society 7:00 p.m. Atrium
Tuesday: Choir practice 6:30 p.m. (throughout Lent)
Wednesday: Choir practice 6:30 p.m.
Scouts 6:30 p.m. Specht Center
Sunday: Scout leaders 1:30 p.m. Specht Center
AN UNBORN CHILDS LIFE WEEK BY WE
Week 20Hair is starting to grow on my head. I wonder what color it
is? My heart pumps about six gallons of blood every day. I am 20 weeks old now, and in another 20 weeks, I will be born, when I am 9 months old!
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!
SAINT MARY ALL OHIO BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT
The annual Saint Mary School all-Ohio basketball tournament will be in full swing over the next couple weekends with the 6th grade boys and 8th grade girls competing this weekend. Next weekend the 8th grade boys will take the stage. Please keep in mind parking will be at a premium on Saturday. Come and check out the competition.
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.
SPECIAL COLLECTION CATHOLIC RELEIF SERVICES
This special collection funds six (6) Catholic Agencies that serve those suffering from natural disasters, violence and war around the world. Please use your pre-printed envelopes or mark your donation accordingly.
LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES for March 5-6, 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)
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 souls of the following who died: Alexa (Lex) McAllister, age 31, who died February 16th. She had appeared on MTV, The Sopranos and other shows. She was a cousin of mine. I offered her Funeral Mass last Tuesday at Holy Family. Please pray for Rosalyn Ann (Colabrese) Miller, mother of Jeff Miller. She was a graduate of St. Joe's Academy. Also, pray for Norma Thompson, the mother of Matthew Thompson who lives in California and prays for St. Mary Parish each day.
One-third of you will read this just before the Gala -- hope to see you there. Two-thirds of you will read this after the Gala -- it was lovely!
This Sunday is the first Scrutiny for those preparing to join the Church. Keep each of them in your prayers as they prepare.
On Friday, March 4th, the St. Mary traditional choir will sing the Stations at 7:00 p.m. As always, all are invited and encouraged to share in this beautiful Lenten meditation prayer.
On Saturday, March 5th, at 10:00 a.m. I will be speaking at St. Joseph Church in Plain City regarding "The Year of Mercy." All are welcome!
How is Lent progressing for you? It is important to renew your Lenten resolutions daily. We are weak, but this season of penance, prayer and almsgiving can be a source of strength as we grow in the love of our faith.
The Lord be with you!
Fr Kevin Lutz
The Cat at 684 S. Third Street:
Lenten Joke: Father Droll was in Mexico and I missed him! With material as high quality as that, why am I not on Comedy Central. Truth be told, not missed at all --- we passed as great ships in a dark sea. Me, of course, being the Royal Caribbean and Father Droll, the USS Missouri!
I'm enjoying the sunlight today. I hope it continues until week's end when you read this.
I miss the tuna lady -- lent without tuna is like Father Lutz without Plank's. See how I suffer!
Admiral of the Seas or at least my water bowl
News Worthy Notes
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. Check out the flyer in your bulletin this week.
STATIONS OF THE CROSS will be held every Friday throughout Lent. On Friday, March 4th Stations are scheduled for the following times and location: Corpus Christi Noon; St. 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.
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. Ficocellis 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.
Benefit Homeless Youth in Columbus
The 4th Annual Dinner to Benefit Homeless Youth in Columbus will be held on Thursday, March 10, 2016, 6:00-8:30 p.m. at St. Charles Preparatory School, 2010 E. Broad Street. Did you know there are more than 1,500 homeless youth in Columbus? Agencies and organizations like the OSU Star House and Youth Empowerment Program work tirelessly for homeless children and youth, providing direct care, education, and developing long term solutions to end homelessness. Dinner and silent auction. Tickets $50. To sponsor or order tickets, email email@example.com or 614-843-1114 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
ST. CATHARINE PROGRAM: Maximilian: Saint of Auschwitz, the live production performed by Leonardo Defilippis of Saint Luke Productions, will be presented at St. Catharine Catholic Church in Columbus on Tuesday, March 1 at 7:00 p.m. The program is filled with all the elements of professional theater, runs 90 minutes, and is suitable for ages 10 and up. For tickets or more information, visit www.stcatharine.com or call 614-231-4509.
JUBILEE MUSEUM LENTEN EXHIBITION
During this season of Lent, the Jubilee Museum presents The Passion of Christ: The Crucifixion in Art, an exhibition from the Sacred Art Pilgrim Collection. The exhibition runs from February 12 to March 27, 2016 and includes 53 works of art representing the Crucifixion of Christ. In antiquity, crucifixion was considered the most shameful means of execution, reserved only for the worst criminals but by the 4th century, however, the cross symbol rose in prominence. In this exhibition, viewers will likely be struck by the sight of over 50 crucifixion images in particular by a special bronze wall cross done by sculptor Gilbert Jerome Singleton as a gift to St. John Paul II. Many of Singletons works are included in the collections of the Vatican. As an artist he declared: Im not decorating somebodys living room. Im not decorating somebodys garden. Im decorating somebodys heart.
For more information please visit the Jubilee Museum and Catholic Cultural Centers website at www.jubileemuseum.org or call 614-600-0054. A suggested donation of $10 per person is greatly appreciated.