Saint Mary of the Assumption
132 South High Street
Lancaster, Ohio 43130
Parish Office: 740.653.0997
Faith Office: 740.653.5054

Office Hours
Mon – Fri: 8.00 am – 4.30 pm

Saint Mary Cemetery
Map to Cemetery
Office: 740.653.0997

Saint Mary School
Office: 740.654.1632

Sunday Mass Schedule:
Saturday: 5:30pm
Sunday: 8:45am and 11:15am

Daily Mass Schedule:
Monday & Wednesday: 7:00am
Tuesday & Thursday: 9:00am

Holy Day Schedule:
Masses: 7:00am, 9:00am, and 7:00pm
*Please consult the Parish Bulletin

Confession Schedule:
Saturday: 4:00pm – 5:00pm
Or by Appointment (Call Rectory)

January  2015
SMTWTFS
 1
  • Mass
    Starts: 9:00 AM
23
  • Confessions
    Starts: 4:00 PM
    Location: Church confessional
4
  • RCIA Dismissal
    Starts: 8:45 AM
  • Baptism Class
    Starts: 10:00 AM
    Location: conference room
  • PSR Session
    Starts: 10:00 AM
    Location: Main School Building
  • Epiphany Open House
    Starts: 3:00 PM
5
  • School Resumes
    Starts: 12:00 AM
  • RCIA Session
    Starts: 12:00 AM
    Location: Spirit Center
6
  • All School Mass
    Starts: 9:00 AM
  • Liturgy
    Starts: 7:00 PM
    Location: conference room
7
  • Honor's Choir
    Starts: 8:05 AM
  • Children's Choir
    Starts: 3:00 PM
  • Choir
    Starts: 7:00 PM
8910
  • Blood Pressure Screening
    Starts: 12:00 AM
  • Confessions
    Starts: 4:00 PM
    Location: Church confessional
11
  • RCIA Dismissal
    Starts: 8:45 AM
  • PSR Session
    Starts: 10:00 AM
    Location: Main School Building
  • Adult Education
    Starts: 10:00 AM
  • Baptisms
    Starts: 11:15 AM
    Location: Church
  • Haban 50th Anniversary - Blessing after Mass
    Starts: 11:15 AM
12
  • Deanery Meeting @St. Mark
    Starts: 12:00 AM
  • RCIA Session
    Starts: 7:00 PM
    Location: Spirit Center
13
  • All School Mass
    Starts: 9:00 AM
  • Staff luncheon/mtg
    Starts: 12:00 PM
  • School Advisory Board
    Starts: 7:00 PM
  • Adult Education
    Starts: 7:00 PM
14
  • Science Fair
    Starts: 12:00 AM
  • Honor's Choir
    Starts: 8:05 AM
  • Children's Choir
    Starts: 3:00 PM
  • Choir
    Starts: 7:00 PM
15
  • Reader Video Workshop
    Starts: 7:00 PM
1617
  • Market Day
    Starts: 8:30 AM
  • Reader Video Workshop
    Starts: 2:30 PM
  • Confessions
    Starts: 4:00 PM
    Location: Church confessional
18
  • Family Book Exchange
    Starts: 12:00 AM
  • RCIA Dismissal
    Starts: 8:45 AM
  • Confirmation Prep Session IV
    Starts: 10:00 AM
    Location: Spirit Center
  • PSR Session
    Starts: 10:00 AM
    Location: Main School Building
19
  • MLK Day - No School
    Starts: 12:00 AM
  • RCIA Session
    Starts: 7:00 PM
    Location: Spirit Center
20
  • All School Mass
    Starts: 9:00 AM
  • Parish Council
    Starts: 7:00 PM
21
  • Fr. Eilerman and Brian to Washington DC
    Starts: 12:00 AM
  • Honor's Choir
    Starts: 8:05 AM
  • Children's Choir
    Starts: 3:00 PM
  • Choir
    Starts: 7:00 PM
22
  • Reader Video Workshop
    Starts: 7:00 PM
2324
  • Sandwich Saturday
    Starts: 8:00 AM
  • Confessions
    Starts: 4:00 PM
    Location: Church confessional
25
  • RCIA Dismissal
    Starts: 8:45 AM
  • PSR Session
    Starts: 10:00 AM
    Location: Main School Building
  • Baptisms
    Starts: 10:00 AM
    Location: Church
  • Speaker Jerry Freewalt
    Starts: 10:00 AM
  • MFL Donut Sunday
    Starts: 10:00 AM
  • Miller 60th Anniversary
    Starts: 11:15 AM
26
  • RCIA Session
    Starts: 7:00 PM
    Location: Spirit Center
27
  • Middle School Visit Day
    Starts: 12:00 AM
  • All School Mass
    Starts: 9:00 AM
  • Reader Video Workshop
    Starts: 7:00 PM
    Location: church
28
  • Student Pancakes
    Starts: 8:00 AM
  • Honor's Choir
    Starts: 8:05 AM
  • Children's Choir
    Starts: 3:00 PM
  • Choir
    Starts: 7:00 PM
29
  • Exposition
    Starts: 9:45 AM
  • Benediction
    Starts: 1:30 PM
  • Theology of the Body
    Starts: 7:00 PM
3031
  • Reader Video Workshop
    Starts: 10:30 AM
  • Confessions
    Starts: 4:00 PM
    Location: Church confessional

Catholic Catholic Women’s Conference

At the Foot of the Cross
Ohio State Expo Center
Sat. 21 February 2015
8.00 am – 4.00 pm

Speakers for the Conference are:

Colleen Carroll Campbell: … an author, print and broadcast journalist, and former presidential speechwriter. Her books include, The New Faithful and My Sisters the Saints. She has contributed to the New York Times, the Washington Post, and appeared on CNN, FOX News, MSNBC, PBS, and NPR.

Dr. Edward Sri: …. a nationally known Catholic speaker who appears regularly on EWTN and is the other of several well-loved Catholic books. He is a founding leader, with Curtis Martin, of FOCUS (Fellowship of Catholic University Students) and holds a doctorate from the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas in Rome.

Emily Wilson: … a young, energetic, Catholic musician and speaker who travels the world sharing her faith through witness and worship. With prayerful songwriting, pure vocals, and piano melodies, Emily conveys a message of redemption, worship, and hope.

Register Here

Catholic Men’s Conference

“Deepen Your Faith: Be A Man of Spirit”
Catholic Men’s Conference

Saturday, 28 February, 2015
8.00 am – 2.45 pm
Voinovich Bldg – Cols Expo Center

2015 Conference Speakers include:

Peter Herbeck: Peter is the VP and Director of Missions for Renewal Ministries. For the past 30 years, he has been active in evangelization and Catholic renewal throughout the world. He is the co-host for the weekly television programs The Choices We Face and Crossing the Goal. He also hosts the daily radio show Fire on the Earth. He has authored When the Spirit Comes in Power and When the Spirit Speaks. Peter is involved with i.d.9:16, an outreach to Catholic young adults sponsored by Renewal Ministries. Peter and his wife Debbie have four children and reside in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Chris Spielman: Chris was a two-time All-American linebacker for The Ohio State University Buckeyes. He played 11 years for the NFL for the Detroit Lions, Buffalo Bills, and Cleveland Browns. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2009. Currently, Chris is a college football analyst with ESPN and a Cancer Warrior, helping to raise more than $15.4 million for the Stefanie Spielman Fund for Breast Cancer Research and the Stafanie Spielman Patient Assistance Fund.

Ralph Martin: Ralph is the president of Renewal Ministries. He is the Director of Graduate Theology Programs in Evangelization at Sacred Heart Major Seminary in the Archdiocese of Detroit. HE holds a doctorate in theology from the Angelicum University in Rome. Pope Benedict XVI appointed Ralph as a Consulter to the Pontifical Council for the New Evangelization. Ralph is the author of The Urgency of the New Evangelization: Answering the Call. He and his wife Anne reside in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Fr. Dave Pivonka, TOR: Father Dave has been saved by the Love of God revealed to us by the death and resurrection of Jesus. His entire ministry is proclaiming this reality. Fr. Dave has written books; Spiritual Freedom: God’s Life Changing Gift, Hiking the Camino – 500 Miles with Jesus and his most recent Encounter Jesus – From Discovery to Discipleship. Fr. Dave is the Director of Franciscan Pathways, an evangelistic outreach of the Franciscan Community.

Doug Lessells: Doug is a ten-time Emmy Award winner and two-time Associated Press Ohio television sportscaster of the year. Doug is co-host of the Football Fever on ABC-6 and The Catholic High School Football Preview Show on St. Gabriel Radio AM-820. Doug is also founder and president of FanMug.

Mass Celebrant and Homilist:
The Most Revered Bishop Frederick F. Campbell
Ordained a priest in 1980 for the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, he was appointed the eleventh bishop of the Diocese of Columbus in January 2005.

Register Online: CLICK HERE

Fisher Catholic Irish4Life Update

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Thank you to everyone who generously supported the FCHS Irish4Life Club with your donations and prayers!  We took 39 students who had a very powerful experience of just how very alive and well the pro-life movement is in our country.  We have come back more convicted than ever that we can make a difference and we can touch the lives of those who are most in need of God’s love: the poor, the vulnerable, those in crisis pregnancy situations, and the elderly.  May the good work that God has begun in the lives of these young people be brought to fruition.  And may God reward you for your support of them.

Sincerely,
Joe Holbrook
Irish4Life Club Moderator

Parish Pictorial Directories Available for Pickup!

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We are happy to announce that the 2014 Pictorial Directory of St. Mary of the Assumption Parish, commissioned in honour of our church building’s sesquicentennial anniversary of consecration, have arrived!

If you were a person/family that had your picture taken for the directory this past winter/spring of 2014, please stop by the Parish Office anytime during the week between the hours of 8.00 am and 4.30 pm to pick-up your directory!

Any questions?
Please call the Office at 740.653.0997.

Marriage and Family Life – Intro to the Theology of the Body

Our Parish Marriage and Family Life Committee is offering a series entitled, Introduction to the Theology of the Body beginning on Thursday, 29 January at 7.00 pm in the Spirit Center. The cost for the series, which includes the workbook and light refreshments, is $15.00. If you’d like to attend the series, please register in the Main or South Vestibule of the Church on the clipboard under the series poster.

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Encountering Christ in the Liturgical Year & Lent

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Encountering Christ in the Liturgical Year & Lent
Adult Education & Enrichment Session

Come and reflect upon the ways in which the Church encounters her Bridegroom, and is called to conversion through the liturgical year, especially during the season of Lent. This session will be presented by Brian McCauley and offered in the Spirit Center on Sunday, 11 January at 10.00 am and again on Tuesday, 13 January beginning at 7.00 pm.

Renew Your Catholic Faith

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St. Mary of the Assumption is proud to offer Lighthouse Catholic Media CD's in the main and south vestibules of church. Please checkout one of the displays and pickup a talk by one of the greatest Catholic speakers in the world! This program is made possible with the help of your donations, so please do what you can financially to support this work of the parish in evangelization. Thank you.

 

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