Announcements (August 12, 2001)

1. Our two-bit collection this Sunday is for Priests for Life. Please be generous in supporting Fr. Denis Wilde and the other priests who dedicate themselves to this important work.

2. Thank you for your contributions last weekend for Sacred Heart Radio of Seatle $553 were donated to support our local Catholic RAdio station. Sacred Heart Radio has touched the lives of many people, strengthening their faith or bringing them back to the Catholic faith. Bumper stickers for Sacred Heart Radio are available at the entrances of the church.

3. Our parish festival will take place next month. If you are able to help, please call Sarah Naff or Betty Weller whose numbers are in the bulletin.

4. You are invited to the celebration of Vespers, Benediction and Procession with Blessed Sacrament every Sunday afternoon at 4:30 p.m.

5. Flower Offering Envelopes are in the pews. You may use them to make an offering in memory of a loved one. Donations will be used to purchase flowers which adorn the altar.

6. We are currently in the process of forming a new parish council. Nominations will be accepted during the next three weekends. If you know a good potential candidate - or if you are interested yourself - please fill out the nomination forms available in the church. You may place your nomination in the collection basket or drop it off at the rectory. Candidates for the parish council must be available to attend a bilingual retreat on October 6 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., the parish wide listening session on Oct. 11, 7 to 9 p.m. and a monthly meeting. Council membership will be a three year commitment. (Meetings will not take place during the summer months.) Members must be Catholics in good standing who can assist the pastor in identifying needs and goals of the overall parish.

7. This Wednesday is the Feast of the Assumption. Masses will be celebrated at 8:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. in English and 7:30 p.m. in Spanish.

8. On Tuesday, August 14, there will be a pot luck for those participating in Eucharistic Adoration. It will begin at 6 p.m. in our school hall. Please see Joe Vandermark, Betty Weller or Angelina Sardea for more information.

9. Darcy Hemstad, R.N., will be available for introduction to the Billings Method of Natural Family Planning and chart review on Sunday, September 9 at 1:45 p.m. in the Ailbe House Library. For information on the Billings Method of Family Planning please call WOOMB Northwest at 206-ASK-4BOM (275-4266).

10. (Sunday Morning Masses) Scrip is for sale after Mass. Scrip can be ordered for use at various stores in our area.