Monday, October 25, 2004

Announcements for Week Ending October 31st, 2004

Check Out the Ongoing Parishioner Photography and Painting Art Show in the Parish Center. This possibly may be the start of a St. Michael's parish activity where artist may show, demonstrate, educate, and promote their artistic gifts. For more information about this program, please contact Kelli Peacock or Bob Bennet.

Speaking of artistic gifts - St. Michael's has a new blog for parishioners' art, photos, essays, poetry, meditations, prayers, etc. Check it out! Better yet, contribute! The web address is http:/ Please email your contributions to Karen @

"Therese [of Lisieux, also know as the Little Flower] - Ordinary Girl, Extraordinary Soul" movie in Tucson, to be shown at the Foothills Cinemas inside the Foothills Mall Friday, October 29, through Thursday, November 4th. Tickets may be purchased by stopping in at the theater's box office or calling the box office at 742-5050. Tickets will be on sale Wednesday, October 27. Show times to be announced. $8.50 for general admission; $5.50 for matinee, $5.25 for seniors/children 3-12 years of age.

Naco Wellness Initiative Clinic is asking for donations of blankets and warm jackets (all sizes) to be distributed to the next two regular clinics November 13 and December 11. Please bring any extra blankets and jackets to the church office during this drive. These will then be transported to Naco, Arizona. For more information on this project, please call Anita Klever.

Casa Maria volunteers will meet this Friday at 6:30 PM, in the Parish Center, to prepare sack lunches. Your help is needed - the volunteers can always use a few extra hands and shelled hard boiled eggs. Join them for fellowship and to help with this good work.

ECW Casserole and Bake Sale next Sunday after the 8:00 AM and 10:00 AM services in the Parish Center. For more information, please contact Dolores Braren.

St. Michael's Godly Play Group’s Family Mass and Picnic is next Sunday. Family Mass will be celebrated in the Godly Play room and the BYOL (Bring Your Own Lunch) will be held in the park immediately following the Mass. Beverages will be provided. All parents and those interested in the Godly Play program are invited to participate. For more information, contact Libby, Karen, or Gigi.

United Thank Offering (UTO) continues year round every day - the mission of United Thank Offering is to invite people to offer daily thanks to God. The discipline starts at home by dropping coins into a special blue box container for each thanksgiving offered. Please pick up your UTO box located at the ushers' cabinet and become a UTO participant.