St. Michael’s Ridge Bulletin
05480 Moser Road, Defiance, OH 43512
419-497-2161 Email: email@example.com
WEEKLY MASS SCHEDULE
May 7, 2018 – May 13, 2018
Mon. – May 7, 2018
Tues. – May 8, 2018
* St. Isidore / Delaware Bend
Cenacle, Reconciliation, Prayers to St. Philomena 7:00 PM
*Mass - St. Isidore / Delaware Bend 7:45 PM
Jim Sponsler by Chris & Christine Stuckey Family
Wed. – May 9, 2018
* No Mass – (St. Michael’s Ridge Catechist Dinner)
Thur. – May 10, 2018
*Mass - St. Isidore / Marysdale 9:00 AM
Kenneth Wonderly by Friends & Family
Fri. – May 11, 2018
*Mass - St. Michael’s Ridge 9:00 AM
Patrick McCann by Jane & Jeff Meyer
Sat. – May 12, 2018
* Mass - St. Isidore / Delaware Bend 4:30 PM
Jim Romes by Betty Romes
* Mass – St. Michael’s Ridge 6:30 PM
Living & Deceased members of the Jutte Singer Family
by Bob & Betty Singer
Sun. – May 13, 2018
*Mass - St. Michael’s Ridge 8:30 AM
Mary Ricica by Frances Sankiewicny
*Mass - St. Isidore / Marysdale 10:00AM
Living & Deceased members of the St. Isidore
Altar Rosary Society by the Altar Rosary Society
7th Sunday of Easter
The Ascension Of The Lord
May 12/13, 2018
6:30 PM 8:30 AM
Extraordinary Minister: Extraordinary Minister:
Carol Wiemken Jeff Weber
Jerry Moser Joe Konecny
Grace Mangas Joan Harris
Ron Fisher Ron Clinger
Betty Schlegel Dryden White
Minister to Shut-Ins: Jeff Weber
Collection Counters: Betty Schlegel and Barb Weber
PLEASE ADD THESE PEOPLE TO YOUR
Mary Wagner, Chad Giesige, Denny Fronk,
Betty Adelman, (Sister to Anita Bertsch), Dan Miller,
Joe Wagner, Jackson Fortman, Shawn Fortman,
R.J. Fortman, Rosanne Fisher, Michael Grieselding,
Bud Sailer, Holly Garmyn, Fr. Bob Holden, Marisa Larimer,
Brooke (Liska) Homier, and Nathan Mekus.
**Call Fr. Bob @ 497-2161 or Dan Weber @ 438-5841 to update prayer list.**
PLEASE KEEP THE FOLLOWING FAMILIES IN YOUR PRAYERS
May 5, 2018 – May 11, 2018
Tim & April McCarty and Family
Dave & Carol Sines
PARISH FINANCES April 29, 2018
Sunday Envelopes $1524.00
Collection counters: Grace Mangas and Sue Beck
Parish Center Fund-Pledged to date: $381,181.65
Parish Center Fund-Collected to date: 203,059.22
Parish Center Fund-Goal: 750,000.00
Parish Center-Remaining Fund Goal: 368,818.35
Pledge Forms mailed to parishioners: 268
Pledge Forms Received to date: 49
Average Pledge: $7779.22
PARISH MEETING ON NEW BUILDING
All parishioners of St. Michael's Ridge are
invited to a Parish Meeting immediately
following Mass on Sunday, May 20, in the
church basement. Join the Building Committee
for coffee and donuts and hear the latest update
on information received from Beilharz Architects
regarding the site inspection and pricing of the
project. This will be followed by a Q & A session.
The time is here to move forward on this much
needed building that will serve our parish community for future generations!
The Second Collection of May 19/20 Will Be For:
"Lisa R. Yoder Memorial Scholarship"
This scholarship fund was established to honor Mrs. Yoder, who was a second grade CCD teacher as well as an active member of St. Michael's Parish and, unfortunately, passed at the age of forty due to cancer.
This scholarship is awarded to a first time college student who is a member of St. Michael's Parish. A plaque listing past Lisa R. Yoder Memorial Scholarship recipients and a picture of Lisa Yoder can be found on the left side of the front entrance doors as you exit the church.
Please help extend the funding of this scholarship by contributing in the memory of Lisa Yoder and future recipients.
Attention Adults and those in the 4th grade on up:
Everyone in our St. Michael Community has gifts to share. Those who are in the 4th grade and older and also Adults who have been Baptized and have made their First Communion are invited to become Altar Servers.
Altar Servers assist at Holy Mass.
What it means “TO SERVE”
If you are interested and believe you are being called to this important ministry, please contact Chris and Karen Newton either by email firstname.lastname@example.org or by landline 419-428-4585 or by cell phone 419-576-0727 (Karen) or
419-576-0728 (Chris) and texting is an option.
We will train individually or as a group.
Thank you for your consideration.
The St. Michaels Ridge Rosary Altar Society will have their next meeting on Wednesday May 16, 2018 at 7 pm in the church basement. All the women of the parish are invited to attend.
“AROUND OUR PARISHES”
Sun May 6, 2018
*St. Isidore / Marysdale 1st Communion at 10:00 am Mass
Tue May 8, 2018
Wed May 9, 2018
*St. Michael’s Year End Catechist Dinner – 6:00 pm
Thur May 10, 2018
*Deanery mtg., 2:00 pm
*St. Michael’s Ridge Building Committee mtg. – 7:30 pm
Sun May 13, 2018
*St. Michael’s Ridge Parish Council & Cemetery
*Happy Mother’s Day!
Thank You! Thank You! Thank You!
I want to Thank all the people who gave me money, gift cards & who remembered me in any way for my 83rd birthday last Sunday, April 29, 2018.
I surely appreciate your thoughtfulness!
Please keep me in your prayers and May God bless each and every one of you!
With love, Anita Bertsch
Sun. May 6, 2018
*Preschool: During 8:30 Mass
*Grades 1-6: 9:30-10:45 – Last Class
Wed. May 9, 2018
*Catechist “Year End Dinner” / No Teen Bible Study
Wed. May 16, 2018
*Teen Bible Study 7-8:30pm at the Convent
Sun. May 20, 2018
*Grades 7-12 pilgrimage to the Shrine in Carey
Wed. May 23, 2018
*Teen Bible Study 7-8:30pm at the Convent
Sun. May 27, 2018
Y.E.S. PROGRAM 2018-June 14-16
Y.E.S. (Youth Elect Service) is an opportunity for
students going into grades 8-12 next year to serve
those in our community who need help with chores
at their homes. Our students are invited to participate
in this worthwhile cause and for those in Confirmation
class, it counts as a Work of Mercy. We are also in need
of adult helpers to supervise at the job sites.
Common projects include trimming bushes and
weeding, painting inside and out, repairing decks and
sheds, cleaning gutters, clearing out basements and
garages, washing windows, etc. The next meeting for
adult helpers will be Monday, May 7 at 7:00 pm at the
St. Mary’s Parish Center. If you have any questions
or need a registration form, Please see Ronda Fabiano.
You can also call Jessica West at 419-782-2776 or Jeff
Hahn at 419-956-8154.
May 5th – May 11th
Kacee Weber May 8th
Barb Steele May 11th
Kayla Bailey May 11th
Notice: Mass for “shut-ins”
“Catholic Mass” brought to you by “Heart of the Nation” at 8:30 a.m., Sunday mornings
Toledo Channel 13.2 or officially known as “The CW” (WTVG-DT2)
CPC Spring Volunteer Training Seminar is scheduled for May 10, 11, 14 and 15 from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm at the Bryan CPC. Especially needed are client advocates, nurses, and receptionists in all 4 locations (Bryan, Defiance, Napoleon and Wauseon). Cost is free. Please call 419-636-5692 for more information or to register or email: email@example.com .
HCCS SUMMER MASS SCHEDULE:
• 9:30 am Mass every Wednesday
(During the school year through Monday May 30th)
• 7:00 am Mass every Tuesday & Thursday during May, Sept. & Oct. 8:00 am Mass every Tuesday & Thursday during June & July
2018 Crescent-News Readers Choice Awards - Please vote HCCS as the best PreK in the region! Ballots will be running in the print edition of The Crescent-News every Sunday through June 10. Voting will also be available online. You must complete at least 50% of the ballot for it to be valid!
If you are a CN subscriber, please consider clipping your ballot each Sunday and dropping it off at the school office or in the atrium of St. John's church. Those who do not receive a copy of the paper or have access to vote online will be able to take a clipped ballot. Thank you for your support!
Catholic Questions+Catholic Answers will
meet on Thursday 17 May following the 6:30
p.m. Mass in the St. Matthew room of St. John
the Evangelist. Everyone is invited and
welcome. Questions are taken, studied and
answered. If there is time afterward we will
look at St. Cyril of Jerusalem, Doctor and
St. Michael’s Ridge, St. Isidore’s
and St. John’s “Camp-out”
July 27th to July 29th, 2018
Join us for a fun-filled and friendly weekend at
Huggy Bear Campground. You will need to call Huggy Bear Campground to reserve your space at: 419-968-2211
Call soon, 16 spots are reserved near the pool. Remember to mention our church group!
Any other questions may be directed to:
Deanna & Doug Zimmerman
See You There!!
Knights of Columbus
111 Elliott Rd. Defiance, OH
Sunday, May 6, 2018
“First Sunday of the Month”
Serving from 9:00-11:00AM
Pancakes, Ham, Sausage,
Potato Casserole, Biscuits & Gravy,
Cinnamon Rolls, Scrambled Eggs, and
Beverages-Coffee, Ice-Tea, Juice
Adult-$7.00, Senior Citizen -$6.00, Age 6-12-$4.00,
Age 5 & Under-FREE”
*The Knights of Columbus serving and Supporting families, churches, schools, and communities*