Online Bulletin

It's Strange, But True Isn't It?

05-21-2017Fr. Robert Seraph Aliunzi, AJ

As I was thinking of writing an article for this week’s bulletin, I came across an email forwarded to me some time back by a friend which I have decided to share with you instead. I think, it is a perfect continuation to the letter I wrote last week. I have made a few minor modifications. It goes:

Isn’t it strange how a 20 dollar bill seems like such a large amount when you donate it to church, but such a small amount when you go shopping?

Isn’t it strange how 2 hours seem so long when you’re at church, and how short they seem when you’re watching a good movie or your favorite football team play?

Isn’t it strange that you can’t find a word to say when you’re praying, but you have no trouble thinking what to talk about with a friend?


Ongoing Parish Activities

Bible Study with Fr. Teilo
Blessing of the Sick
Cancer Support Group
Gospel Reflection in the Nursery
Marian Missionaries of Divine Mercy
St. Andrew's Moms(SAMS)

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No Blood Pressure Screenings Jun, Jul and Aug

We will resume Screenings in September on the 3rd Sunday of the month. Have a safe and healthy summer!

Caring Ministry "Faith, Service, Life" Care

If you or someone you know… is caring for a spouse, or family member and needs a few hours to run errands, go out to eat, see a movie, or spend time with friends, Caring Ministries has information on a “Faith, Service, Life” care.


Help Wanted: Worship Environment Volunteers

Volunteers are always needed who have a love for the liturgical environment and are eager to help plan and execute the decorations for the different seasons, water plants, sew new altar linens, and help to keep the sacristy in liturgical order.


Aid to Women Center

Aid to Women Center is a Catholic pro-life pregnancy center, located in Tempe, that offers free pregnancy tests, low cost prenatal care, abortion counseling, pill Reversal, options counseling, ultrasound, and more.


St. Mary-Basha Catholic School Now Enrolling for 2017-2018

St. Mary-Basha Catholic School 200 W. Galveston, Chandler, AZ 85225.

Call 480-963-4951 or visit for more information.

St. John Bosco Catholic School Now Enrolling

At St. John Bosco, it is our goal to make Catholic education affordable for all who desire it. We work individually with each family to help make your child’s education at St. John Bosco a reality.

For more information call 480-219-4845 or email

St. Joseph's Youth Camp

Founded by the Knights of Columbus and located just 23 miles SE of Flagstaff. Register Campers ages 8-15 NOW! Teens ages 15-17 can train to be Camp Counselors.


Good Samaritans Food Pantry Needs

At this time our Food Pantry is in need of the following items: Bag of Candy, Canned Ham, Canned Mushrooms, Canned Turkey, Cookies (bag/box), Deodorant, Flour(1lb), Instant Coffee, Razor Blades, Sugar (1lb) and Tea.

Thank you for your continued support!

C.A.L.L.-Catholic Academy for Life Leadership

Bishop Thomas Olmsted invites all diocesan high school teens to join CALL to become leaders in building the Culture of Life, by preparing to live chastely in healthy, holy marriages or as priests/religious.