15th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Masses for the Week - Rosary is recited daily before Mass 

Monday, July 13 – St. Henry

No Mass

Tuesday, July 14 – St. Kateri Tekakwitha, Virgin

7:00 p.m. – St. Isidore, Delaware Bend – David Douglass by Zach & Kyla Carder

Wednesday, July 15 – St. Bonaventure, Bishop & Doctor of the Church

7:00 p.m. – Mass – St. Michael’s Ridge – Carmen Wagner

Thursday, July 16 – Our Lady of Mount Carmel

9:00 a.m. – Mass - St. Isidore, Marysdale – Mary Eleanor Singer by Jamie & Jackie Singer

Friday, July 17 – Weekday in Ordinary Time

9:00 a.m. – Mass – St. Michael’s Ridge – Holly Garmyn


Lord’s Day Masses

Saturday, July 18 – Vigil of the Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

4:30 p.m.-St. Isidore, Delaware Bend – Mary Manley by Bob & Heather Miller

6:30 p.m. – Saint Michael’s Ridge – Alice & Blake Wagner by Burt Wagner

Sunday, July 19 –Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

8:30 a.m. – St. Michael’s Ridge – For the People of the Parish

10:00 a.m. - St. Isidore, Marysdale – Bonnie & Nelson Carder by Zach & Kyla Carder

*********************************************Weekly collections from July 4/5, 2020

Loose - $138.00

Regular Envelopes - $1,432.00 (46)

Grain Donation - $1,236.94

Peter's Pence - $45.00

Total - $2,851.94  Thank you.  May God bless you!


Parish Council Elections: Candidates include Holly Coolman, Terry Guilford, Brian Hammon, Joe Hammon, Rose Mansel-Pleydell, Andrew Shininger, Karah Shininger and Jamie Singer. Their pictures and bios are in the vestibules of both churches. Ballots will be counted that are received by July 12, 2020. 


St. Isidore Altar-Rosary Society’s Mother’s Day to Father’s Day Project – The Community Pregnancy Center has been saving babies in Northwest Ohio for 33 years.  By providing a place to turn for women facing an unplanned pregnancy, CPC gives women the know-ledge, resources, and support necessary for choosing life.  In lieu of the usual distribution and collection of baby bottles, we are asking parishioners who are interested in donating to the Center to write a check to the St. Isidore Altar-Rosary Society and mail it in care of Melissa Moninger to St. Isidore Catholic Parish at 05480 Moser Rd, Defiance, OH  43512.  Donations can also be placed in the collection basket in a clearly marked envelope for Melissa Moninger until July 19.  If you have coins you have been saving, contact Char Shininger to make arrangements to get them to her.


St. Isidore Mass Intentions – Contact Melissa Moninger at 419-789-3780 (call/text).  The donation can be given to her directly or put in an envelope with her name on it and placed in the collection basket.

Maintenance Contacts: Steve Coolman, Russ Jesse, Louis Shininger, Barb Marlin, and Melissa Moninger

Sacrament of Reconciliation
St. Isidore, MD – Thursday 8:30-9am

St. Isidore, DB – Tues. 6:30pm; Sat. 3:45-4:25pm

St. Michael’s Ridge – Wednesday 6:00-6:40pm


“Around Our Parishes”

This Sunday: Last day for Parish Council ballots

      Last week for donations to the Community Pregnancy Center of NW Ohio 

Wednesday: Adoration at St. Isidore, DB, starting at 8am

            Closing Benediction at 6:45pm 

NEW Thursday: Adoration at St. Isidore, DB, 8am-7pm

The Gloria

Glory to God in the highest,
and on earth peace to people of good will.
We praise you, we bless you, we glorify you,

we give you thanks for your great glory.
Lord God, heavenly King, O God, almighty Father.

Lord Jesus Christ, Only Begotten Son,

Lord God, Lamb of God, Son of the Father,

You take away the sins of the world, have mercy on us;

You take away the sins of the word, receive our prayer;

You are seated at the right hand of the Father,

have mercy on us.
For You alone are the Holy One, You alone are the Lord, You alone are the Most High, Jesus Christ, with the Holy Spirit, in the glory of the Father.  Amen. 

The Creed

I believe in one God, the Father almighty,

maker of heaven and earth, of all things visible and invisible.

I believe in one Lord Jesus Christ, the Only Begotten Son of God, born of the Father before all ages.

God from God, Light from Light, true God from true God, begotten, not made, consubstantial with the Father;

through him all things were made.

For us men and for our salvation he came down from heaven, (please bow) and by the Holy Spirit was incarnate of the Virgin Mary, and became man.

For our sake he was crucified under Pontius Pilate,

he suffered death and was buried, and rose again on the third day in accordance with the Scriptures.

He ascended into heaven and is seated at the right hand of the Father. 

He will come again in glory to judge the living and the dead and his kingdom will have no end.

I believe in the Holy Spirit, the Lord, the giver of life, 

who proceeds from the Father and the Son,

who with the Father and the Son is adored and glorified,

who has spoken through the prophets.

I believe in one, holy, catholic and apostolic Church.

I confess one Baptism for the forgiveness of sins

and I look forward to the resurrection of the dead

and the life of the world to come. Amen.


Toledo Diocesan 2020 Century Farm Awards has been cancelled.


The next meeting of the Christo Rey Federal Credit Union will be Monday, July 13, 2020, at Marysdale at 7:30pm.


Weekend Youth Retreat – St. Isidore Catholic Parish is hosting a weekend youth retreat at the Marysdale site July 24-26.  Due to the Steubenville Youth Conferences being cancelled this summer, we wanted our youth to still have a weekend retreat to have that encounter with Jesus and their friends.  Registration is $20 and includes a t-shirt.  We have a cap of 50 youth to follow social distancing guidelines.  All Catholic youth leaving grade 8 through graduating seniors are invited.  Retreat times are Friday – 6:30-10pm; Saturday – 9:30am-10pm; and Sunday – 8-11am.  What to expect: talks relevant to teens, adoration, reconciliation, food, praise and worship music, and a renewal of faith.  To register, contact Sara Diaw at 419-438-8011.


Birthday Wishes

Lisa Alberti, July 13

Jerry Hesselschwardt, July 14

Floyd Layman, July 14

Paul Breidenbaugh, July 15

  Eric Hearne, July 15

Herb Mack, July 16

John Shininger, July 17

Austin Mayer, July 17

Angela Sheets, July 17

Rose Van Curen, July 17

Spencer Stotler, July 17

Daniel Hammon, July 18

Avery Moninger, July 18


Anniversary Wishes

Alan & Mary Helen Sheibley, July 13

John & Becky Mansel-Pleydell, July 14

Jeff & Jane Meyer, July 16

Geoffry & Kimberly Warner, July 18


Pray for the sick:

Fr. Bob, Betty Adelman & Jean Keller (sisters of Anita Bertsch), Anita Bertsch, Cody Davis, Marianne Fleming, Denny Fronk, Noah Garcia, Jim Huebner, Rhett Jesse, Danny Mekus, Marilyn Minck, Roseann Nusbaum, and all who need our prayers. 


CCD News

*Students that will be attending CCD for the 2020-2021 academic year can register online at https://forms.gle/wAUCHWhYF67jLfZNA


RCIA - Curious about the Catholic Church and her teachings? Interested in becoming Catholic? Are you an adult that never received Confirmation? Contact Alison Garcia to inquire about the RCIA program at 419-399-0647 or email nachoalisongarcia@gmail.com. 


VBS - Divine Mercy in Paulding has extended an invitation for St Isidore to join them in a virtual VBS beginning July 20th. It is free to join! Go to the following link at https://mailchi.mp/catchat.ca/marvelous-mystery-sample-sign-up to sign up. If you have questions or need help signing up contact Alison Garcia at nachoalisongarcia@gmail.com or 419-399-0647.

St. John the Evangelist, Defiance, Ohio is seeking an Administration/Communication Minister. The successful candidate would provide administrative, secretarial, clerical duties, and maintain all forms of electronic communication. Daytime working hours of 35 per week with some alternating weekend hours. This is a full-time hourly position with benefits and health care. High School or GED.  Contact Bonnie Nally at 419-782-7121 or bnally@stjohndefiance.org

Credit Union News

Christo Rey Federal Credit Union is announcing the current rate(s) paid on savings accounts!  The first half 2020 dividend rate will be based on the share savings account balance and will be paid on balances as of June 30, 2020.  Please give your passbooks to Cindy Siler for posting after July 1.  The interest dividends rates are:

Account balances up to $1,000.00       .75%

Acct balances between $1,000.01 & $2,500       .80% 

Acct balances between $2,500.01 and $10,000     .85% 

Acct balances between $10,000.01 and $25,000   .95%

Acct balances $25,000.01 and over                 1.15%

Christo Rey is a great place for savings accounts for children and grandchildren, your emergency (rainy day) fund or as a way to earn a high rate of return with daily access to your money.  Compare the rate you are currently receiving on your passbook savings account to the rates shown above.  Funds are insured up to $250,000 per account by the NCUA.  All parishioners of St. Isidore are eligible to become Credit Union members. Please contact Cindy Siler at (419) 658-2707 with questions or to open an account. 

Current loan rates at the Christo Rey Federal Credit Union are:

2020-2019 Cars & Trucks 3.0%

2018-2017 Cars & Trucks 3.5%

2016-2015 Cars & Trucks 4.0%

All other secured loans 4.5%

Signature loans ($6,000.00 maximum)        11.0%

To obtain further information on financing through the Credit Union, contact Cindy Siler at (419) 658-2707 or Ted Czartoski, Loan Officer at (419) 769-6693.


Infanticide Logically Follows Abortion in our Culture of Death

In the February 2012 issue of the Journal of Medical Ethics an article flatly argues in favor of infanticide.

In case you doubt that anyone would openly espouse the killing of babies after birth, let us quote from the article itself. “Merely being human is a reason for not in itself ascribing someone a right to life,” the authors assert. Killing a newborn “should be permissible in all the cases where abortion is, including cases where the newborn is not disabled.”

The authors argue that newborns lack the “level of mental development” necessary to be considered human. In other words, say the authors, what a baby doesn't know — its impending death, in this case — can't hurt it.

A few short years ago no medical journal would have accepted an article purporting to justify infanticide. Now, after human life has been devalued by over 46 years of legalized abortion, such a proposition creates barely a stir. The Catholic Church has been continuously warning us for years about the ramifications of the culture of death. 

We must get involved in making a stand for innocent human life, otherwise our culture will only get worse!