Sunday, June 9, 2013
Tenth Sunday In Ordinary Time
Elijah heals the son of a widow. She praises the Lord that her son had been healed. Jesus raised from the dead the son of a widow of Nain. All were amazed and glorify God. It is this God who revealed his to
A Note From Fr. Al,
Thank you to Msgr. Bob Pearson for being our priest this weekend.
My white blood cells are very low and chemo has not been possible. I am very susceptible to infections. If sick, please stay away.
Thoughts on Stewardship
Both the first reading and the Gospel remind us powerfully that every breath we take is a gift from God. How conscious am I of this first and most precious gift? Am I a good steward of the life and time with which I have been blessed?
Masses This Week
Monday: No Mass
Tuesday: 8:30 AM Rosary, 9 AM Comm Serv
Wednesday: 8:30 AM Rosary, 9 AM Mass
Thursday: 8:30 AM Rosary, 9 AM Mass
Friday: 8:30 AM Rosary, 9 AM Comm Serv
Our religious education program is now on vacation for our pre-school through High School. We look forward to next year!
Kids Collection: $763.37 – Super!
Welcome – Sacrament of Baptism
We welcome Hope Lynne Blom, daughter of Angela, granddaughter of Dick and Lynne Anderson, who was baptized last weekend. We welcome her and ask God's blessing on her family. May we all be good examples.
Knights of Columbus
The Knights of Columbus will have its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, June 11th. This will be a Family Potluck Meeting installing the newly elected officers for the new year starting July 1st. Please bring your favorite dish or dessert to share. Dinner will start at 6:30 PM. There will not be any regular meetings in July or August. The next regular meeting will be September 10, 2013.
Third Saturday Potluck
Bring a dish for our Third Saturday Potluck on June 15th. We will have the potluck after Saturday Mass. All are welcome.
Altar Society / Fathers' Day Breakfast
There will be an Altar Society meeting on Tuesday, June 11th at 10:00 AM. This will be the last one until September. Come have coffee and a goodie.
We will be planning our Fathers' Day Breakfast for Sunday, June 16 after the Masses.
A Visit with Brother Todd
There will be coffee & donuts in the hall after daily Mass on Friday, June 14. Brother Todd Koesel will be here from the Monastery.
Annual Parish Picnic
Mark your calendars for our annual parish picnic for Sunday, June 30th at Mix Park beginning at noon. Meat and drinks will be provided, please bring a dish to share. Bocce and other games for kids will be presented by the Altar Society. Come to have some good food and fun.
In response to the tornadoes in Oklahoma, parishioners are encouraged to make a contribution to a special Tornado Relief Fund established through Catholic Charities of Spokane. You may place your earmarked contributions in the collection basket at As or mail them to "tornado relief fund – CCS", P.O. Box 2253, Spokane, WA 99210-2253.
CRS Rice Bowl
Catholic Relief Services sends a thank you for your generous donation of $287.76 to the rice bowl. 25% stays in the diocese with all the money helping to eliminate hunger.
Thanks from Guatemala
We received a Thank You letter from Donna Connell, chairperson of the Guatemala commission, for our Lenten donation of $662.07. It will support the religious education program at the Santa Catarina Parish in Ixtahuacan. This program is for children ages 5-15 and has been a blessing to all involved. She asks us to continue to pray for the people of our mission, as they pray for us.
We are in need of flowers for the Altar. Anyone willing to share flowers from their yard and/or garden, please contact Eileen Hartzell at 280-8167 or the church office at 276-2948.