THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH

 

 WEEKLY MASS SCHEDULE

SATURDAY, July 9

      4:00 p.m.       Mary Louise Maloney-Gideon  - Father Lutz

4:00 p.m. at Saint Ladislas – Father Droll

5:30 p.m. at Corpus Christi- Father Droll

        

SUNDAY, July 10

     9:00 a.m.        Wes Kingery  -Father Lutz

    11:30 a.m.       Jackie Hagwood, Jr. - Father Lutz

9:00 a.m. at Corpus Christi – Father Droll

11:00 a.m. at St. Ladislas – Father Droll

                               

MONDAY, July 11 – Saint Benedict

                                                                                                                  

TUESDAY, July 12

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament in the Chapel 9:00 a.m. – 5:20 p.m.

    5:30 p.m.   Deceased & Living of the Miller/Gammell families – Fr. Sylvester

6:30 p.m. at Saint Ladislas – Father Droll

                                                       

WEDNESDAY, July 13

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

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

                               

THURSDAY, July 14 – Saint Kateri Tekakwitha

   5:30 p.m.  In Thanksgiving for God and Our Blessed Mother– Father Lutz

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

                                        

FRIDAY, July 15 – Saint Bonaventure

8:30 a.m. at Saint Ladislas – Father Lutz

                                     

SATURDAY, July 16

      4:00 p.m.       Florence Magota   - Father Droll

4:00 p.m. at Saint Ladislas – FatherLutz

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

         

SUNDAY, July 17

     9:00 a.m.  Living and deceased of the Frank Wirth family–Fr .Droll

    11:30 a.m.       Deacon James T. Schlund   - Father Droll

     3:00 p.m.        Polish Mass

9:00 a.m. at Corpus Christi – Father Lutz

11:00 a.m. at St. Ladislas – Father Lutz

 

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

 Coffee and doughnuts are served following the Sunday 9:00 Mass in the school gym

 

“SERMON ON THE AMOUNT”

“SERMON ON THE AMOUNT” – July 2-3, 2016

Envelopes: $10330.00

Non- envelope donation: $1679.00

ECO donations: $2957.00 (weekly, bi-weekly, 1st)

Total offering: $14966.00

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, Leo Thurn,

Karen Schlueb, Karen Finn 

  

At home: Charles Walker, Dora Malyk, Sharon Kirby, Joanne Elgin,  Mary Sailor, Heidi Wooley, Pat Dineen, Donna Whitaker, Ed Season,  Bobby Rietenback, Barbara Sullivan, Carla Palkuti, Terry Thomas,  Patricia Sauer, Dan Hogan, Gail Hirn, Rosemarie Ritzer, Bill Lenkey, Albert Petrikas

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

 

BAPTISMS IN JULY

July 10 – Schuler family, daughter, Keaghan

July 17 – Bartley/Browning family, daughter, Avery

July 24 – Eusebio family, daughter, Cassie

 

WEEKEND WEDDING FOR JULY 16th   

Robert Schwinnen and Kathryn Watson @ 6:00 p.m.

 

MEETING SCHEDULE FOR WEEK OF July 11

         Monday, July 11th – Knights of Columbus – 2nd floor Burkley

 

AN UNBORN CHILD’S LIFE – WEEK BY WEEK

Week 39 – I weigh about seven pounds and I am about 21 inches long. Mom is getting ready for me to be born soon, and so am I! When I am ready, my body will release hormones to start my Mom’s labor. Both of us can’t wait for me to be born, but we have to, just a little while longer!

 

ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT

Weekly Eucharistic Adoration is held each Tuesday between the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 5:20 p.m. Please contact the parish office if you can make this weekly one hour commitment to our Lord. We have had a good response but our goal is to assure we have a least 2 people pledged for each hour.

 

SSCM PANTRY-JULY ITEM….continues to be diapers for the month of July. Please drop off throughout the month in the designated bin in the Vestibule. Many thanks!

 

FESTIVAL PLANNING UNERWAY

Chris and her team are very busy organizing for the many events being planned for our annual Homecoming festival. Volunteers are needed to make this event a success. Please call the parish office to volunteer 2 -3 hours. The festival will be held on Friday and Saturday, August 12-13.

You can pick up your raffle tickets at the rear of the Church beginning the weekend of July 16-17.


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

 

LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES for July 16-17, 2016 (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,  

                                       open                                                   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                   open

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

                                  open, open                                          James Wiley                                      Kim Anderson, Kayla Walton                               open

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: July 17 – 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

 

Get ready for the St. Mary Festival that will take place Friday and Saturday, August 12th and 13th (A little over a month from today.)  Mark your calendar for this fantastic parish event.  It gives us all an opportunity to share time with friends and support our parish -- having FUN at the same time.  Your Festival Raffle Tickets will be available for pick up at the rear of Church possibly next weekend. We ask you to go above and beyond the call of duty breaking all records of raffle ticket sales here at St. Mary.I know you can do it!!!

 

A special thank you to Bill and Laura Antoniak for an excellent Patriotic Concert last Friday.  It was especially moving when the hymns of each branch of service were played and Veterans, sometimes struggling a bit, rose to honor their branch of the service.  And there is nothing like a John Phillips Sousa March!!! Proceeds from the concert are being given to the Wounded Warriors Project.  God bless America!

 

The Lord be with you!

Father Kevin Lutz

                                                                                                                 

 

From the Cat at 684 South Third Street:

 

Last week, June 29th, I looked out my chapel window and I saw Kurosawa and his two-legged friend, Klaus.  They were on the lawn and receiving a blessing from Father Lutz.  I can't hear too well anymore, so I don't know what was said.  Some fur was shaved making me think he had gone through a medical treatment.  I also saw a lot of tears from Klaus and I figured out the sad news that Kuro was soon to leave this world.  

 

To my great surprise, I received a letter from Kuro as he composed his own little obituary and farewell love letter.  I offer you a few pieces:

 

     "On a day not so long ago, I would have LOVED to challenge you to a spirited jaunt around the Rectory; alas, this fun is not to be.  I am humbled -- and rely on all of you to see my beloved family through my transition awaiting them, their smiles, and loving hugs once again.  

     A bit about me: I am a brown and white Siberian Husky, eight years old -- with a liver-colored nose, born 2008.  I had a lazy eye then, but Klaus saw me as PERFECT.  My fur-less mom, Marissa, and sister, Elinore Mae, have read BOTH of your books to me.  I'm unable to wax poetic as you, but I DO share your love of life.  It's said:  The light that burns twice as bright, burns twice as fast...just look into my beautiful blue eyes!  

     The beast of cancer has taken over my body, but not yet my mind, I am not long for this world; however, I appreciate the blessings bestowed upon me by Father Lutz.  Rest assured, although I am DOG and you are CAT -- we are one, a united force of LOVE!

     So, dear Raphael -- carry on as best you can.  Know you are loved by many (as I know I am -- especially Fr. Lutz, and the parishioners of St. Mary.)  ...and leaving more than a bit of my wavy white undercoat fur as a gentle reminder of my joyous time here -- and my unconditional LOVE for my family and friends -- as GOD provides HIS unconditional LOVE and MERCY."         

                                                                                                                                       Kurosawa Darkwater Duren

 

Well!  What a beautiful letter.  My new friend is gone.  He wrote more, but the rest is for me.  Go ahead.  Get a Kleenex.  I could use one myself.

 

Raphael, Mourning in the Morning

                                                                                                                 

 

News Worthy Notes

 

FALL SILENT RETREAT

The Catholic Laymens’ Fall silent retreat is at St. Therese’s Retreat Center6:00 p.m. Friday September 9th through noon Mass, Sunday, September 11th . In reflection sessions, Fr. Stephen Hayes O.P will lead men to appreciate the value of the medieval crusades by developing his theme “Taking up the Cross: Becoming Modern Crusaders for the New Jerusalem of Christ.” The total cost is only $130.00. For information and registration contact Charles Kielkopf at 614-268-0175, kielkopf.1@osu.edu .

 

OFFICIATING CLASSES: for football, volleyball, and soccer will be held at St. Mary Magdalene School, 2909 Parkside Rd. starting Monday, July 25, at 6:00 p.m. Cost is $125; to register, please visit www.officials.myohsaa.org. For additional information, please contact Julius Palazzo at 614-276-9373.

 

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY - COFFEE AND DONUTS

Looking for a fun, easy, and delicious way to get more involved with the parish?  Help is needed serving coffee and donuts after 9:00 a.m. mass on Sundays.  The commitment is just three or four times a year.  It takes about 30 minutes to pick up the donuts and set up before mass, and then about an hour after mass to serve and clean up (you don't need to wait until everyone leaves.)  Spouses, children, and friends can form part of your donut day team!  If you are interested in helping, please contact Sandra Grosko at

614-893-5527.

 

BAA UPDATE

We have met and exceeded our BAA goal of $54,995.94. Our total to date is $76,505.00. Thanks to everyone that contributed to the success of this campaign. You can still submit your pledge. 100% of all monies pledged now will return to St. Mary.

 

BI-MONTHLY HEALING MASS

A Mass of Healing and Healing Service will be celebrated on Monday, July 18, 6:30 p.m. at Saint Joseph Cathedral. Following the Mass, a Service of healing will begin with Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, Veneration of a relic of the True Cross of Christ, followed by an opportunity for each person to speak with a priest regarding the healing they need in his or her life.  The Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick will also be available.  The Service of Healing will close with Benediction.  All persons who seek Christ’s healing are invited – especially those who suffer with cancer, heart, and other physical infirmities in addition to those in need of emotional and spiritual healing.  All caregivers, family members, and members of the medical community are invited as well.

 

    BANNS of MARRIAGE

Jeffrey P. MacLean and Meghan B. McCausland

July 29, 2016

Anthony M. DePassio and Chelsea Gerth

July 30, 2016

Karl Rodger Davis and Alyssa L. Chernicky

July 30, 2016 –Sacred Heart, Pittsburgh, PA

 

God calls us all to holiness. No matter where we are in life, no matter what we’ve done, God is showing us the way even if it twists and turns in seeming darkness. Christ will never abandon us. He calls out to us, and we must respond.

-from Faith Under Fire

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