Tuesday, May 15, 2007

Announcements for Week Ending May 20th 2007


E.C.W. will meet this Wednesday, May 16 at 10:00 am. A guest speaker from the Red Cross will present the new “CPR.” The meeting takes place in the Parish Center. All women and men are welcome.

“Silent Auction” items for Social Concerns are still needed. For more information or questions call Ila.

Did you notice that there are 5 reserved parking spaces in front of the church courtyard? These spaces are for those people with church business during the day when school is in session and the northwest gate is locked for the protection of our children.

Upcoming Events

Ascension Day Mass is at 6:30 pm on Thursday, May 17. A “pot luck “ dinner will follow. Bring a favorite dish to share. Sign up sheets are located 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.

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.

Thank you for answering our call for Stewards to distribute food bags to those in need. This ministry continues until May 25 on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8:45 am to 10:15 am. If you would like to volunteer for this worthwhile opportunity, please contact Fr. Smith, Rev. Angela or call the Parish Office.

Thank you for our “Meals for Mom” food donations. Now we need a few good men and women to help empty the bags and stack the food on shelves in the Food Pantry. Please come to the office at 9:30 am on Monday, May 14. We should be finished in an hour.

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.