Announcements (October 14, 2001)

1. Our two-bit collection this Sunday is for our School Renovation Project. We continue to receive funds so that we might move ahead with the seismic upgrade of our school building which is used by all parishioners. In your envelope packet, please find the monthly envelope for that purpose.

2. Thank you for your contributions last weekend for the Mary Bloom Center. Named for Father Bloom's Mom, the Center aids the needy in a very impoverished area of Peru.

3. Thanks to all those who worked on the Italian Dinner last Saturday. Around 160 people were served delicious meals of tortellini and spaghetti. About $800 were netted for the eventual replacement of our the school stove. Also for that project, please note in the bulletin the order form for Holy Family T-Shirts and sweatshirts. A great way to support your parish.

4. Our neighboring parish, Holy Rosary, will be having a Parish Renewal featuring Fr. Stan Fortuna. He has a special presentation for youth. Please see the bulletin for more information.

5. There will be a Vigil for Life next Saturday, October 20 at St. Anthony Parish in Renton. Please see the bulletin for more details.

6. Basketball teams are forming for boys and girls, 4th thru 8th grade. To sign up please contact Matt Kelleher whose number is in the bulletin.

7. The Chaplet of Divine Mercy is recited each Wednesday at noon to pray for those of Holy Family Parish who are ill. You are cordially invited to join this beautiful prayer in our church before the Blessed Sacrament.

8. Adorers are needed! Please call Joe or Betty whose numbers are in the bulletin if you would like to sign up for an hour of adoration before Jesus truly present in the Blessed Sacrament. Adoration takes places in the Ailbe House Chapel every day, twenty fours hours a day, except Wednesdays, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. when we have exposition in our main church.

9. Religious Education and Sacramental formation for First Communion have just begun. If you desire more information or wish to be help as a teacher, please call Sr. Mary Clare at the rectory office

10. A Men's Silent Retreat, using the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius Loyola, will take place on the last weekend of October. The cost is $140 if you register before October 15. For more information and to register, please call Gary Samaniego, 425-788-4987.

11. Attention Youth and Young Adults: The High School Bible Study Group meets every Sunday evening. If you wish to participate, simply come to the Ailbe House library at 7 p.m. The Junior High group, ages 12 to 15, will begin this Tuesday evening at 7 p.m. Please call Vernon Wells at the rectory for more information about these groups, as well as retreat opportunties during October.

12. Next Sunday is Mission Sunday. Our second collection will go to supporting the missionary work of the church. Please bring your Mission Sunday envelope.

13. (Sunday Morning Masses) Scrip is for sale after Mass. Scrip is just like a gift certificate.

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