Current Events

SEPTEMBER

Adorers Needed for Eucharistic Adoration on Thursdays

At least two persons need be present during each hour between 9am & 7pm. Please SIGN UP via Sign Up Genius for an hour each Thursday. Questions? Please contact the parish office at 740-363-4641.


Family Promise is looking for New Coordinators!

Family Promise is an interfaith hospitality network to help homeless families achieve lasting independence. With support from local congregations in Delaware County, they provide food, shelter and assistance with obtaining employment and housing.

St. Mary Family Promise is looking for new coordinators.  If interested in helping out, please contact Lydia Frey at 740 272 1148 or ggh6150@gmail.com.


Do you have 2 hours to spare Monday or Friday mornings? Join our Church Cleaning Crews!

The Church Cleaning Crew “Team Lagando” is looking for help on Friday mornings. They typically clean the church one Friday morning per month. We also have a need in our Monday Morning Cleaning Crew, which typically cleans every Monday morning.  If interested, please contact the parish office at 740-363-4641 or stmary@delawarestmary.org.


Eucharistic Minister Needed to take Holy Communion to residents at Willow Brook Delaware Run

We need a Eucharistic Minister to take Holy Communion to residents at Willow Brook at Delaware Run, on Sunday or Saturday vigil, once a month. PGC and BCI  fingerprinting  are  required.  Please  contact Carol Kuhns at ckuhns@delawarestmary.org.


Respect Life Baby Bottle Campaign  

Our St. Mary Respect for Life team will sponsor a Fall Season Baby Bottle Campaign in support of the Pregnancy Resources of Delaware County. This organization offers options, support, and encouragement to aid women and their families in their life-affirming decisions. Your contributions will assist the Pregnancy Resource organization in the  support needed for Delaware County. The Baby bottles will be distributed here at St. Mary after each weekend Mass on September 21 and September 22. The Greatest Gift from God is Life. The Respect for Life team at St. Mary Church proactively proclaims the sanctity and value of all human life from conception to natural death. This includes our desire to assist with prison reform, helping the elderly and the mentally challenged. We thank all of you for your prayers, contributions, and time as we look forward to another successful Baby Bottle campaign. Please keep in mind that October is National Respect for Life Month, and check the bulletin for upcoming activities. May God Bless our St. Mary Family.


OCTOBER

Monument Footers are being poured this fall at the St. Mary Cemetery  •  Orders due Monday, Oct. 7th

Have you been considering placing a monument on your cemetery plot at St. Mary Cemetery as a preneed or for you or your loved one interred? We have footers (the foundation for the monument) poured each spring and fall and this year we will be pouring mid-October. If you or someone you know has a plot and you would like to order a monument, please call the office and we will add you to our list for October. Order deadline is Monday, October 7th. Call 740-363-4641, ext. 101


Mandatory Meeting for all Ushers  •  October 8th or 10th

Fr. Sylvester has scheduled a very important meeting for all Ushers to attend. This will be a mandatory meeting for all Ushers and there are two dates from which to choose. Please note, your attendance is mandatory at only one of the following dates. The dates chosen are Tuesday, October 8th to begin at 6:00 p.m. immediately following the 5:30 p.m. Mass and Thursday, October 10th at 7:00 p.m. immediately following our 7:00 p.m. Benediction for Thursday Adoration. You are invited to join us for the 5:30 Mass on Tuesday as well as Adoration on Thursday evening. The meetings will be held on the 3rd floor of the parish office. Entrance will be through the parish office door off the parking lot or through the elevator entrance. A sign-in will be available each evening for your convenience. An email has been sent to all ushers this past week with additional details. If you have any questions, please contact Wendy Piper at wpiper@delawarestmary.org or 740-363-4641, ext. 109 or the parish office.


Columbus Catholic Young Adult Conference 2019  •  Saturday, Oct. 12th

Columbus Catholic Young Adult Conference 2019 Where: St. John Neumann Sunbury, OH When: Saturday, October 12, 2019 Doors Open at 8:30 a.m. “To empower young adults to transform their communities through their identity in Christ” Registration Available At: www.colscatholicyoungadultconf.weebly.com Connect with Us! Instagram: @colscatholicyoungadultc Twitter: @ccyoungadultc www.facebook.com/colscatholicyoungadultconf/


Sunday, October 13th is Family Rosary Day

The most reverend Robert J. Brennan, Bishop of Columbus, will preside Mass at St. Joseph Cathedral, 212 E. Broad St, Columbus, on Sunday, Oct. 13th at 3:00 p.m. in honor of Family Rosary Day. All are welcome!


Trunk or Treat  •  Thursday, Oct. 24

All ghosts & goblins please mark you calendar to join the St. Mary SPO as they host the annual Trunk or Treat on Thursday, Oct. 24th. More details to come!


Famous St. Mary Apple Pie Making  •  Saturday, October 26th

Please join SPICE for our annual APPLE PIE MAKING ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 26TH. This is a great opportunity to chat and get to know other parishioners! All experience levels welcome. Proceeds from pie sales benefit supports for PSR and St. Mary  School children with special needs. The following is our SignUp Genius link.  ***Spontaneous helpers welcomed the day of the event.


Hallowed Hayride  •  Sunday, Oct. 27  •  5:00 – 8:00 p.m.  •  St. Mary Cemetery

Please join us for a hayride through the St. Mary Cemetery (426 S Sandusky St., Delaware) as various groups teach us about the saints. More details to come!