4:00 p.m.          Don Hirn  - Father Droll

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

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


SUNDAY, July 31

     9:00 a.m.           Keara Mitchell  – Fr .Droll

    11:30 a.m.          Harry and Glenn Geraty   - Father Droll

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

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


MONDAY, August 1 – Saint Alphonsus Liguori


TUESDAY, August 2

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

    5:30 p.m.           Dorothy Eckstein – Fr. Sylvester

6:30 p.m. at Saint Ladislas – tbd



      5:30 p.m.       Celebrant Intention – Latin Mass–tbd

8:30 a.m. at Corpus Christi – tbd


THURSDAY, August 4 – Saint John Vianney

   5:30 p.m.             Robert Heider  – tbd

8:30 Corpus Christi – tbd


FRIDAY, August 5

8:30 a.m. at Saint Ladislas – tbd



      9:00 a.m.          Marie McGrath  – Latin Mass - tbd

      4:00 p.m.          Nick McGovern  - tbd

4:00 p.m. at Saint Ladislas – tbd

5:30 p.m. at Corpus Christi- tbd


SUNDAY, August 7

     9:00 a.m.           Christopher Kempf    – tbd

    11:30 a.m.          Patty Hicks    - tbd

9:00 a.m. at Corpus Christi – tbd

11:00 a.m. at St. Ladislas – tbd



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


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.



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

Envelopes: $3500.00

Non- envelope donation: $1639.00

ECO donations: $370.00 (weekly)

Total offering: $5509.00


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, Albert Petrikas


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


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




Zech Thompson and Elizabeth Richards - Friday at  2:30 p.m.   

Matt Lanning and Nicole Spain – Saturday at 1:30 p.m.



SSCM FOOD PANTRY-ITEM FOR THE MONTH….is canned fruit for the month of August. Please drop off throughout the month in the designated bin in the Vestibule. Many thanks!


JORDAN CONFERENCE…..the next quarterly Jordon Conference is scheduled for Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.  This meeting will be held on the 2nd floor Burkley Center for parents who wish to have a child baptized. Please contact the parish office at 614-445-9668 or email Ann at  to confirm your attendance.


COFFEE AND DOUGHNUTS…..will be cancelled the first two Sundays in August (the 7th and 14th). This is necessary due to maintenance projects in the school gym in preparation for the start of school and to allow for clean-up following our weekend festival.


RETREAT FOR MARRIED COUPLES ON AUGUST 27, 2016….featuring celebration of Mass and reflection by Bishop Frederick F. Campbell and presentations by Deacon James Keating, author of Spousal Prayer: A Way to Marital Happiness. The retreat will be held from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at Immaculate Conception Church, Columbus.  Cost is $65 per couple, which includes light breakfast, lunch and Spousal Prayer book. For more information and to register please visit or call 614-241-2560.


DIOCESAN SPECIAL COLLECTION…next weekend has been designated a special collection weekend for the Church in Latin America. Please use your pre-printed envelopes or mark your donation accordingly.



LITURGICAL/VOLUNTEER SCHEDULES for August 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               David Larsen

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: August 7 – No coffee and doughnuts                                 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 our beloved Leo Thurn.  His funeral was offered by his brother-in-law, Father George Schlegel here at St. Mary Church last Thursday.  I've only known Leo for three years and have never met the like.  We didn't realize how valuable he was until we saw how many things didn't get done when he was sick.  There were many doors to unlock, lights, sounds, bulletins and many odd details to say nothing of his hospitality, his endearing personality, his stage whisper, and his very wide knowledge of Church History.  Leo was almost the face of St. Mary for many years.  The humble servant greeted everyone and made them feel like "we were waiting just for you".  He was spiritually prepared for death with total resignation to God's will.  I hope he was greeted by a chorus of saints and angels --"we were waiting just for you." 


In your charity please pray for the soul of Pierce Eyerman.  He was the father of a large family who served in the U.S. Navy and was part of the legendary parishioners from St. Leo.  His funeral was last Friday at St. Leo Church.  May his good soul rest in peace.


The news worldwide has covered the story of Father Jacques Hamel who was martyred last week during the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass.  ISIS solders entered his parish church forcing the 86 year old priest to his knees.  One beheaded him while the other filmed it.  A nun and a lay person were also injured in the attack.  How strange it is that Father survived the Nazi invasion and bombing raids.  He could have retired to a quiet life at 75.  Many theologians have taught that martyrs go straight to heaven -- not even a chance of purgatory.  This is the ultimate sacrilege -- to shed blood in the sanctuary during Mass.  That Church cannot be used for services of any kind until the local bishop goes there to say special prayers to "reconcile" the Church after such a sacrilege.  I hope the bishop goes their quickly so Father Jacques Hamel can have his funeral there and even be buried at his church of martyrdom.  An early Christian motto says-- "The blood of martyrs is the seed of the Church."  May France return to the Sacred Heart of Jesus.  How fitting are these words from Revelation "I saw underneath the altar the souls of those who had been slain because of the word of God."  St. Jacques Hamel, pray for us!


The Lord be with you!

Father Kevin F. Lutz



From the Cat at 684 South Third . . .


My friend, Jim Hansen, remarked that it was good that my other good friend, Leo Thurn, went straight to heaven.  Now St. Peter will get a break.  Leo can handle the heavenly doors.  He had decades of practice on St. Mary's doors.  May he welcome all of us (including me!) when our lives are over.  God bless you, Leo. 


How can someone love Pokιmon and not a cat?  Michael Wesley (Father's nephew) grew up loving Pokιmon.  He would stare at them for hours and collected them - some compulsion to collect them all.  I remember Pikachu (who looked like a reconstituted cat with a lightning bolt for a tail).  All this creature did was say his name over and over.  I have a more extensive vocabulary.  Well, now the whole world is a Pokιmon game board.  People are walking into places all over to catch these silly things.  A visitor to the Jubilee Museum said, "This is a Pokιmon hideout."  Really!  The things looked like mice.  I could take care of that!  I suppose if you have that app on your phone, you can see if there are any here.  Doesn't anyone play monopoly anymore?


Raphael the Cat


Owner of Boardwalk and Park Place.  Come over and visit!



News Worthy Notes



We are only two weekends away from the 91st Homecoming festival. Don’t forget to pick up your raffle tickets at the rear of the Church. Tickets are in books of 6. Buy a book, sell a book!! If you need additional books or a supply of individual tickets please contact the parish office. Grand prize is $2000.00. 2nd, 3rd and 4th place winners are for $500.00, $250.oo and $250.00 respectively.

Volunteers for food and games are still needed. There are forms at the rear of Church that you can fill out and drop in the basket marked “completed forms”. Someone will be in contact with you.  



Jared Paul Hasson and Avery E. Tarrier

August 20, 2016



Ψ        The 11th annual 4-S Club Golf outing will be held on August 28, 2016 at Foxfire Golf Club. Please pick up a flyer at the rear of Church. All proceeds from this event benefit the Saint Mary School Tuition Assistance Program.

Ψ       Saint Mary School will offer a Protecting God’s Children session on Thursday, September 15th at 6:30 p.m. in the school gym. Diocesan regulations require all school volunteers to attend this session and submit to a check. Celtic Security will be on site at 5:30 p.m. to provide fingerprinting.



CHILDREN OF MARY SISTERS… presents OPEN DOORS at their new convent at 40 N. Grubb Street, just west of Holy Family Church on Broad St. on August 6th at 12:30 p.m. This is the second of a series on persecution.  Rachel Muha, whose young son was murdered, is living out an outstanding witness of forgiveness and returning evil with a blessing, just as the Lord commanded. Come hear her heart-wrenching and yet very inspiring story. The discussion will be followed by adoration, praise and worship ending with the Chaplet of Divine Mercy at 3:00 p.m.  Bring a dish to share if you would like to stay for supper!  Visit or email or call 614-867-8334. Come and bring a friend. All are welcome!


9:00 CHOIR…. rehearsals will resume August 10th at 6:30 in the choir loft. August is our 3rd annual “Try before you buy” program. If you would like to add your voice to making beautiful music

to the glory of God, you can attend rehearsals without making a commitment to sing for the entire season. If you have any questions, please see Bill Antoniak after Mass, or contact him at 614-580-0973.


MISSION APPEAL WEEKEND: Carmelites of Mary Immaculate (CMI) is the first indigenous religious congregation of India founded by Saint Kuriakos Elias Chavara. There are more than 2000 CMI members serving in 30 countries in the fields of pastoral care, education, social apostolate, health care, mass media and ecumenism. Currently more than 100 priests are serving in the USA and many more are serving in Africa, Latin America, Australia and Europe. A missionary from Madagascar, Fr. Johnson Thaliyath, CMI will be at our parish the weekend of August 13/14 to preach at all Masses about their missionary activities. There will be a second collection and your generous financial support and prayers will be highly appreciated.



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