Wednesday, February 06, 2008

Announcements for Week Ending February 10th


The First Annual Tucson International Festival will be held at St. Michael's on Saturday, February 16th, from 11 AM to 8 PM. Please click here for details, and watch this page for further announcements!

Fr. Ireland’s Lenten Bible Study - Join us each Monday evening during Lent for a lively discussion on selections from the Old Testament. The Bible Study will take place in the Parish Center from 6:00 until 7:00 pm. The first meeting is February 11, 2008. Everyone is welcome and urged to attend.

THE BARNABAS GROUP of encouragement for those who have experienced a loss at sometime meets monthly. Next meeting is Monday, February 11 at 11:30 AM at the Old Pueblo Grill located at 60 North Alvernon Way. Please call Peggy Speece at 325-0708 with your reservation at least three days prior to the meeting.

Novel Theology’s next meeting is Thursday February 7 at 6:30 pm. The book discussed: Bel Canto by Ann Patchett.

Ladies Mark Your Calendar
~ St. Alban’s ECW has been invited to join St. Michael’s ECW for a luncheon on Thursday February 20 at the Lotus Garden. Please join us at 11:30 am for delicious food and engaging fellowship! Look for sign up sheets in back of church!

JUST COFFEE ~ a new shipment has arrived. Look for it at the morning coffee hours. Your purchase supports the Millennium Development Goals of global partnership for development and of environmental sustainability. This organic, fair-traded coffee is produced by cooperatives in Chiapas, the poorest state in Mexico.

SOCIETY OF MARY will meet for the feast of the Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary and will recite the Rosary on Saturday, February 9 at 7:45 am. All are invited!

MASS FOR HEALING AND LAYING ON OF HANDS CONTINUES EVERY WEDNESDAY at 12:10 PM with celebrant the Rev.John Smith. All are welcome. If you know of someone who would like Annointing of the sick and is not able to attend Mass, please contact the Parish office or Fr. Smith and he will come to their home.

MASS FOR CHURCH UNITY CONTINUES EVERY FRIDAY at 12:10 PM with celebrant the Rev. Carey Womble. All are encouraged to attend as we pray for Church Unity.

Upcoming Events
Parish Life is Growing!! When will we see YOU?!

BEFORE LENT BEGINS: BOWLING ~ Camino Seco Lanes ~ Friday February 1 at 6:30 pm.

SHROVE TUESDAY PANCAKE SUPPER ~ February 5 ~ 5:30 – 7pm. Cooking and clean-up help gladly accepted. Donations of syrup and sausage etc. also will be gratefully received. Sign up sheets available in back of church.

Hopefully we will be able to attend a spring training baseball game the last week in March ~ after Easter.

In early April, join us for dinner at Zeman’s (Ethiopian food). We are also planning a hike in Sabino Canyon. Stay Tuned!

Opportunities for Giving


We are looking for volunteers to host a “Lenten House Mass” during one of the Wednesdays in Lent February 13, 20, 27 or March 5 or 12. This would be a Mass and a “Pot Luck’ dinner in which the guests would provide the food. You would provide the hospitality of your home.

For more information call Joyce Tracy or the Parish Office – 886-7292