Monday, December 27, 2004

Announcements for Week Ending January 2nd, 2005

New Year's Eve
Morning Prayer and Evening Prayer at regular times
Candlelight Mass with Homily at 8:00 PM.

The Clergy and Staff of Saint Michael and All Angels Church and School
wish to one and all a very Happy New Year!

A special thank you to all the individuals who worked to prepare the church for Advent and Christmas. This was greatly appreciated by St. Michael's community and visitors. A heartfelt thanks to all of St. Michael's "angels" who participated in the Angel Tree Project. The gifts that were brought in for the tags were collected, wrapped, and distributed to these wonderful children. Thanks to everyone for helping make the 9th Advent International Bazaar a success. During this event, around $8,000 changed hands. As part of St. Michael's community outreach, a percentage of sales was not required from the sociallycommitted non profit groups who will in turn keep all the money raised.

Parish Office closed Thursday and Friday
, December 30th and December 31st.

Social Concerns special collection of 12/26
will help cover $600 in Fry's food coupons distributed to Traveler's Aid, the Episcopal / Lutheran refugee program, Hopi foundation / Shubitz Clinic refugee services, and the Yoeme (Yaqui) community in Marana. Thanks to all as we share our plenty with our bothers and sisters.

The Epiphany service, Thursday January 6th
will be held at 6:30 PM. Pot Luck, with Epiphany Cake, following the Mass in the Parish Center. Plan on attending this significant service; bring your favorite delicious dish to share with all!