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May 27, 2012 Pentecost Sunday MASS INTENTIONS FOR THE WEEK Weekday Readings Mon (SN) 8:00am Veterans 1Pt1: 3-9/Mk 10: 17-27 Tue (SN) 8:00am Jim & Theresa Schieber/ Elmer Koenig/ Exposition/Closing 4pm 1Pt 1: 10-16/Mk 10: 23-31 Wed (HF) 8:00am Special Intention 1Pt 1: 18-25/Mk 10: 32-45 Thu (HF) 6:30pm Special Intention Zep 3: 14-18a/Lk 1: 39-56 Fri (SN 8:00am Bob Inkrott 1 Pt 4: 7-13/Mk 11: 11-26 Fri (HF) 12:00pm Exposition/Closing 8pm Sat (SN) 4:00pm Paul & Lucille Schroeder Frank Schnipke & Michele Obarski Sat (HF) 7:00pm Mark Lammers Sunday Readings Sun (HF) 8:30am Special Intention Dt 4: 32-34, 39-40/ Sun (SN) 10:30am Edward F. Morman Rom 8: 14-17/Mt 28: 16-20 HOLY FAMILY 150th Anniversary Offering Update: NEW MINISTRY SCHEDULES will be coming out 11 families contributed $1,940.00 for the months of July through October. If you have Grand Total: $9,150.00 (46 families) any changes that need to be made please contact Jane Kuhlman, 419-523-5958 or email@example.com or THE PARISH OFFICE will be closed Monday, May Peg Gerschutz at Miller City, firstname.lastname@example.org. 28 for Memorial Day. Christian Formation and Youth Ministry THE SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION will Vacation Bible School will be from June 11-14, 6:30- be celebrated on Saturday at 3pm at St. Nicholas and 8:30pm at the parish center. Needed are Christmas 6pm at Holy Family. trees that are easy to assemble. You can have these back on Thursday night after the conclusion of VBS. OFFERINGS – Last Week We also need more parents to volunteer to help. St. Nicholas, $1,564.00; Maint/Upkeep, $903.00; All 8th graders and high school students: please fill out Holy Day, Ascension, $ 44.00 and return your summer conference registration forms a Holy Family, $2,091.00; Maint/Upkeep, $205.00; soon as possible. Call Deb if you need forms. The Holy Day, Ascension, $5.00 theme is : Blessed to Be…; the conference runs from July 13-15 at Bluffton University. It’s a weekend of THE CUB SCOUTS will be doing a Flag Retirement great music, amazing food, awesome speakers, time for after Memorial Day Services on Monday, May 28. Any reconciliation and adoration and tons of fun. Cost is $65 flag in need of retirement please pass along to a scout for those attending their first conference, $32.50 for before or after Mass on Monday morning. those attending their second year, free for third..The deadline to register at the parish office is June 16. ST. NICHOLAS AND HOLY FAMILY Pastoral To keep in touch, become a friend on St. Nicholas- Council will meet Tuesday, May 29, 7:00pm in the St. Holy Family Youth Group on Facebook. Nicholas parish center. RELIGIOUS FREEDOM- HOLY HOUR will be HOLY FAMILY ALTAR ROSARY members: held every Monday evening from 7:30-8:30pm starting Committee sign-up sheets will be in the back of church May 7 through November 5 at SPPS, Ottawa. We will through June 3. Please sign up for a committee if you be imploring God’s help for the restoration of our have not already done so. religious liberty and guidance for our citizens. We will have Eucharistic Adoration, Prayer and Benediction. NOTICE! Beginning Tuesday, June 5, all weekday We invite everyone to come and pray with us. Masses will be held at New Cleveland during the month of June. The pews at St. Nicholas are being refinished ON SEPTEMBER 23, Holy Family Parish will during the week and put back by weekend. celebrate its 150th Anniversary with a Mass at 11:00am and a parish celebration in honor of this special THERE WILL BE NO Tuesday Adoration at St. occasion and are asking you to consider a one-time Nicholas during the month of June. anniversary offering. Letters were sent to all Holy Family families explaining the reasons for this anniversary offering. If you are a Holy Family bulletin or local newspaper (The Voice) for more parishioner or would like to donate and did not receive information. this letter please call the parish office 419-876-3481 and we will send you one or there are extra in the back of THE FAMILY OF HERM AND LINDA Holy Family Church. LAMMERS would like to thank the parishioners of Holy Family and St. Nicholas for their prayers and BISHOP BLAIR HAS once again offered to pray a generosity in support of their team “Adams Army” at Mass for Catholic homeschooling families and friends the Hancock County NAMI walk this past weekend. As on June 5 at Queen of the Most Holy Rosary Cathedral, a team we raised over $1300 to support services for Toledo. All Catholic homeschooling families are persons affected by mental illness and their families. encouraged to attend. All are invited to a reception We hope to make this an annual event to bring after the Mass. Attending families are asked to bring awareness and erase the stigma associated with this finger-food desserts to share. illness. If anyone has any questions on NAMI and the services they provide, visit their website NAMI of PLEASE JOIN US IN protecting the sanctity of life. Hancock County or call Linda Lammers, 419-615-0989. Helpers of God’s Precious Infants Prayer Vigil will be Thank you –Herm & Linda. held Thursday, June 7, 6pm at Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Cathedral, Toledo. Any questions call AROUND THE AREA Mary Kay Smith, 419-878-0486 or go to www.helpers- Relay for Life of Putnam County will be held June 1-2, nwo.org. 2012. If you would like to be a Luminaria ($10) donor forms are available at the Parish Office. Additionally, you ATTENTION ALL YOUNG GENTLEMEN ages may honor and/or remembers your loved ones by 12-18, who would enjoy getting together with other dedicating a section of the Memory Fence to them. This boys to have fun and be part of a Catholic organization. consists of a 6ft. section of the outside stadium fence that Activities include basketball, corn hole, cards and much you may decorate in any way you wish. Each section may more. The first event is on June 10 at the Ottawa KofC be purchased for a $25.00 donation. Can also purchase Hall. More information to come. If you are interested or online at www.RelayForLife.org/PutnamCounty. have any questions please contact Mike & Lori Friends of the Putnam County District Library will have a Book Sale Tuesday, June 5 & Wednesday, June 6 9am- Schroeder, 419-596-4258 or Curtis Tobe 419-969-0760. 8pm at the Fourth Street Gym, Ottawa. Some office furniture, bookshelves and attic treasures will also be MEN’S NIGHT WITH FR. JOHN GRADEN will be available. held Tuesday, June 19, 7-8:30pm for men 18 & older Staff and Residents of The Meadows of Ottawa-Glandorf both single and married. Take the time to reflect on the invite you to join us for a free Community Picnic on challenge of being an American male dedicated to Sunday, June 10, 11am-2pm. Family fun for all ages Christ in this time and place – life, sexuality, holistic complete with picnic-style food, cotton candy, a clown, fidelity in and outside of marriage, imaging God the fish pond with prizes, and much more! Father to others. You are invited to Lial Renewal St. Mary, Leipsic Annual Parish Social will be held Center, Whitehouse. Cost is $25. Please pre-register at Saturday, June 16, 5-11pm & Sunday, June 17, Ham & lialrenewalcenter.org, 419-877-0432 or Chicken Dinners 11am-2pm; Rides, Games, email@example.com. Entertainment, Food & Refreshment, 1-10pm. Men’s Softball Tournament both days. HOLY FAMILY CATHOLIC RADIO is having a Garage Sale and Bake Sale at 1060 N. Locust St., LIKE THE DISCIPLES in today’s gospel, there are Ottawa, which is located between the OGHS and the times we shut the doors of our hearts to people or YMCA. This will be a fundraiser to help WJTA with events. It’s how we create emotional distance. operating cost. This garage sale will be held Wed. June Permanent distancing is lethal and prevents the PEACE 6, 9-7pm, Thurs, June 7, 9-7pm and Friday, June 8, Jesus offers you today. 9am-?. For more details call Alice, 419-523-5732. Please come out and support WJTA 88.9 FM. You may BULLETIN SPONSOR OF THE WEEK: ROSES & find a treasure! RIBBONS FLOWERS & GIFTS: Owners JoAnn Vennekotter and Tammy Schroeder. We can take care THE PUTNAM COUNTY HISTORICAL of all your flower & gifts for Weddings, Birthdays, SOCIETY is having a tour of four Putnam County Holidays and Funerals. We deliver to all local funeral Churches on Sunday, June 10 from 1-5pm. St. Nicholas homes. Open Mon-Fri 9am-5pm & Sat 9am-2pm. is one of the four churches on the tour. See next weeks’ Phone 419-943-2030.