Announcements (May 21, 2006)

1. Our two-bit collection this Sunday is for our parish St. Vincent de Paul Society. Your donations will help them assist the needy in our own parish neighborhoods.

2. Next Sunday Bishop Joseph Tyson will adminster the Sacrament of Confirmation at our 11 a.m. Mass. All are cordially welcome to join our young people who will be receiving the gift the Holy Spirit through that sacrament.

3. In the bulletin you will find a list of those who, as of Thursday, have responded to the Annual Catholic Appeal. Please check the list to make sure your name is listed. If you have not yet filled out your Annual Appeal pledge envelope, please do so this week.

4. May 31 will be a parish Day of Prayer for Immigrants and Hosts. Bishop Eusebio will be with us that evening to celebrate the 6 p.m English and 7 p.m. Spanish Masses. Please see Fr. Bloom’s column in the bulletin for full information.

5. Congratulations to the children who made their First Holy Communion last Saturday. They are listed in today’s bulletin. Please pray for them, their parents and families.

6. This Thursday at 10 a.m. there will be the funeral for Janet Dettmann, a long time parishioner of Holy Family. All are welcome to join the Dettmann family at this time of loss.

7. I would like to call your attention the “Pure Fashion Show” this Sunday afternoon at the Bellevue Hyatt. Also, in the School News, Mr. Lutz has an invitation to sponsor a child for the May 26 Jogathon. Please see the bulletin for full information about these and other activities.