WEEKDAY MASS SCHEDULE
Mass times for parishes within our Center South Columbus deanery are:
The quarterly Jordon
Conference for parents who wish to have a child baptized will be held on
Those desiring to become Catholic or who want to learn more about their faith please keep in mind that we will kick off another year of RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults) in late August or early September. Please watch the bulletin for additional information.
SAINT MARY BINGO CLOSES
This past weekend marked the end of era at Saint Mary. After 57 years and much discussion the decision was made to close our weekly bingo. At this time we want to say thank you to everyone that has supported our bingo over the years, both players and volunteers. Special thanks and appreciation go out to Leo Thurn and Dick Hilsheimer for their tireless efforts in support of our Sunday bingo game.
Extraordinary Ministers are reminded to cleanse the vessels after each Mass
TIME ALTAR SERVER LECTOR EXTRAORDINARY MINISTER SACRISTAN
Juan Durano Lori Mitchelll John Lamotte, Don Alexander
Evan Armstrong, Ivra Bass John Rees Rita Alexander, Mary Minerd Ginny Holleran
Natasha Mattox Mike Keebaugh Dave & Marge Smigelski, Mike Chambers
Dominic Mattox, Trinity Mattox Maureen Keebaugh Ray & Terry Thomas, Cecelia Reis Jacquelyn Carone
Mary Weilbacher Jay Jackson Angie Stoller, Ann Anderson
Katie Price, open Olivia DePassio open, open Jacquelyn Carone
Collection counters for the 4th Sunday of the month: Lin Duren and Frances Melton
2013 CATHOLIC WOMAN/
YOUNG CATHOLIC WOMAN OF THE YEAR….Sunday,
BREAKFAST with the BISHOP
Join us for Catholic
Social Services’ 21st annual Breakfast
with the Bishop, to be held on
Bishop Campbell will share his thoughts on Technology and Its Effects on Faith and Today’s Society. Joining Bishop Campbell, will be Matt Swaim, author of Prayer in the Digital Age, who will offer his reflections as a scholar on the topic.
We encourage all parishioners to join Bishop Campbell for breakfast and to learn more about this timely topic and the impact it has on our families. Individual tickets are available for $40 each. To inquire about purchasing tickets or an event sponsorship, please contact Emma Helms at 614-857-1238 or firstname.lastname@example.org
WOULD YOU LIKE TO ADD SOME SPICE TO YOUR MARRIAGE?
Please join us for a One Day Retreat for Married Couples: Spicing up Married Life, Nourishing Our Faith, featuring celebration of Mass and reflection by Bishop Frederick F. Campbell and presentations by Fr. Leo Patalinghug, host of EWTN's cooking show, Savoring Our Faith, and author of Grace before Meals and Spicing up Married Life. The retreat will be held
BISHOP CAMPBELL’S BIRTHDAY GALA—TICKETS ON SALE NOW....to celebrate Bishop Campbell’s 70th birthday, parishioners, clergy & civic leaders from around the Diocese will gather for a gala on August 30th at the Hyatt Regency Columbus. Proceeds from this event will benefit the Catholic Education Tuition Assistance Fund, Diocesan Social Concerns Agencies, Diocesan Support Vocations Endowment, and the Cathedral Music Ministry Endowment. Information on reserving tickets and tables is available at https://catholic‑foundation.org/birthdaygala or by phone at 614-940-4870. Tickets are $125/person or guests may reserve a ten-person table for $1,250. All members of the Diocese are encouraged to contribute to the event, even if unable to attend. Anyone who shows their support for Bishop Campbell and the four wonderful beneficiaries of this gala by making a contribution, regardless of the amount, will have their name added to a Diocesan Birthday Card, which will be included in the event program.
GET READY FOR WORLD YOUTH DAY 2013 ON EWTN!......As pilgrims of all ages begin to travel to the site of Pope Francis' first World Youth Day next week, know that EWTN will be working hard to bring the best coverage to those who cannot travel there physically. We invite you and your parishioners to take a virtual pilgrimage with EWTN, and here are some of the events you can expect to see:
One of EWTN's favorite shows is on
the road, on the Rock and in
Pope Francis invites the
pilgrims gathered at
Ø Walk the Way of the Cross - Via Crucis:
Young people from all nations remind themselves of Christ's Passion as they proceed through a live Stations of the Cross at , Friday, July 26.
Ø Youth Vigil:
Pope Francis will preside over a Vigil Mass for the intentions of all of the attendants of World Youth Day, both physically and spiritually present at , Saturday, July 27
Ø Closing Mass:
All good things must come to an end, but this is really just the beginning! Pope Francis imparts his final words and blessing upon the pilgrims before they must return to their homes to live out their Faith. The closing Mass begins at , Sunday July 28.
SAINT MARY HOMECOMING FESTIVAL
annual Saint Mary
Homecoming festival is set for
· Inside gambling, Instant ticket sales, set up and Sunday clean up
Over the next three (3) weekends there will be a representative from the festival committee at the rear of the Church after each of the Masses to sign you up for one of the many volunteer tasks and answer your questions. This event annually welcomes home to Saint Mary alumni from both the parish and the school. Old friendships are renewed, new memories made as folks gather to remember the special times they shared at Saint Mary.
Please stop by the table along the south wall at the rear of Church and pick up your raffle tickets, which are arranged alphabetically by family. Grand prize $2,500.00; 2nd place $500.00.
WORDS OF WISDOM
Every believer in this world of ours must be a spark of light, a center of love, a vivifying leaven amidst his fellow men. And he will be this all the more perfectly, the more closely he lives in communion with God in the intimacy of his own soul”
----Blessed Pope John XXIII, Peace on Earth