Announcements (September 18, 2005)

1. Our two-bit collection is for our parish St. Vincent de Paul Society. Your generosity will help the needy in our own parish neighborhood.

2. Speaking of collections, we need volunteers to help count them. Also we need volunteers to help with building and grounds maintenance. Please see the bulletin for details.

3. Classes for engaged couples begin two weeks from this Sunday. Also the bulletin has information on RCIA classes which start this Tuesday evening, as well as other religious education opportunities.

4. Please note that tickets are now available for our parish raffle. We are counting on the raffle to raise necessary funds for our parish. Please contact Betty Weller or the parish office for information and tickets. We need many volunteers to sell tickets.

5. Our Girls Group is planning an outing to the bowling alley. The Boys Group will have paintball event in Bremerton. Please see the bulletin for full details.

6. Bishop Eusebio Elizondo will visit our parish on Wednesday and next weekend. Please see my column in the bulletin for full details.

7. The funeral for Ivan Payan Rojas and Felix Payan Cruz will take place on Wednesday morning at 10 a.m. They are the two men murdered at Southcenter on Monday. Bishop Eusebio will be the principal celebrant. All are welcome to support the family at this time of tragic loss.

8. Please take home a bulletin for information about the activities and news of our parish and school.