Monday, May 07, 2007

Announcements for Week Ending May 13, 2007


Please Note! The meeting of the Quilters and Knitters has been moved to Saturday, May 19 at 11:00 AM in the Parish Center. For more info call: Jody Snider.

The United Thank Offering boxes have been distributed. The collection will be taken up on May 27, 2007.

The next Baptismal Sunday is May 27, the day of Pentecost. If you have a child to be baptized, please contact Rev. Angela or the Parish Office.

“Maturing In Faith” continues this Sunday from 9:00 to 9:45 am. Ila Abernathy is the presenter this week. Next Sunday will be the last presentation. The topic will be “Theology of Worship” presented by Alan Schultz.

The church website has been updated (mostly!). See the revamped welcome and schedule pages on

Opportunities for Service and Giving

Project Star Fish ~ we have asked that you make a small daily sacrifice and donate that money ~ perhaps $.50 a day. Our goal is to raise enough money in this way ~ about $2,000 to build a house in Haiti. It is not too late to make your donation. There is a basket at the back of church to receive your donations. If you prefer. place your donation in an envelope and simply drop it in the collection.

Casa Maria will meet on Friday, May 11 at 6:00 pm in the Parish Center to prepare sack lunches. Your help is needed. Please join them for fellowship and to help with this good work. Shelled hard-boiled eggs are needed and welcomed.

Stewards Wanted ~ We are looking for additional volunteers on Monday, Wednesday and Fridays from 8:45 – 10:15 am. The duties would include distributing “Food Bags” to those in need at the northwest gate. The start date is May 7 thru May 25. If you would like to volunteer for this worthwhile opportunity, please contact Fr. Smith, Rev. Angela or call the Parish Office.

“Meals for Mom” food drive is underway. Please bring a bag of food next Sunday, Mothers’ Day, May 13, in honor of your mother or a loved one. The food collected supplies our Food Pantry during the summer months. The ushers have bags with instructions.

The Barnabas Group of Encouragement, for those who have experienced a loss at some time, meets monthly. The next meeting is Monday, May 14 at 11:30 am, at the City Grill restaurant located at 6464 E. Tanque Verde Road. Please call Lucy Rasmus for reservations.

Upcoming Events

Ascension Day Potluck will be held following 6:30 pm Mass on Thursday, May 17. Bring a favorite dish to share. Sign up sheets are in the back of church.

Newcomers Ministry Planning Group will meet at a reserved table at the Ascension Day Potluck following the 6:30 pm Mass. This may be a ministry to which you are called. Please join us.

Tucson Sidewinders AAA baseball game on Saturday, May 26 at 6:30 pm. Please join us! There is a Brandon Webb figurine giveaway that night! Sign up sheets are located in the back of church.

June – Movie Night – date to be announced

July – tentative plans for a pre-July 4th celebration at the church.

August – dinner night ~ please let Julia Taylor know of your recommendations for restaurants.