Announcements (September 14, 2003)

1. Our two-bit collection this Sunday is for Build Hope. If you have brought your envelope, please place it in this second collection.

2. Thank you for your donations last weekend for School Scholarship Fund. $980 were given during the seven weekend Masses. Also thank you for your donations in the first collection - $10,222. Remember that our weekly goal is $10,577.

3.The Children's Choir is getting ready to sing at our 5 p.m. Saturday evening Mass. All school age children may participate. Please contact Pat Waite. Her number is in the bulletin.

4. There will be a three day Men's Silent Retreat in October. Please see the bulletin for more information and phone number for this wonderful opportunity.

5. Next weekend there will be a Retrouvaille Retreat for couples facing troubled marriages. Phone numbers are in the bulletin.

6. Please reserve October 11 for our Parish Potluck sponsored by Perpetual Adoration Participants.

7. Inquiry classes, for adults or older children interested in joining the Catholic Church or returning to the faith, have begun. To attend, please come to the Ailbe House Library at 7 p.m. on Thursday. This Thursday we will be presenting the video of the conversion of Kimberly Hahn. For more information, you may call Lin Fulwiler.

8. Please purchase your tickets for our parish raffle. First prize will be $3000, second, one thousand and third, five hundred dollars. Tickets are two dollars each and $35 for a book of twenty. You may purchase your tickets in the parish office or on the raffle table in the vestibule.

9. This weekend will will have registrations for Religious Education Classes and for First Reconciliation and First Communion. For full information, please contact Fr. Ramon.

10. If you have not yet filled out a parish registration form or wish to update your form, please take one home, fill it out and either drop it by the office or in the Sunday collection.

11. For adults we have a Bible Study/Rosary group on Sunday evenings at 7 p.m. This Sunday will feature a video by Mother Angelica. For more information contact Joe Bruce whose number is in the bulletin.

12. Please see the important flier regarding Scrip. You can use Scrip at Hollywood Video, Denny's, Domino's Pizza, Kentucky Fried Chicken, Safeway, QFC, Fred Meyer and other businesses. It costs you nothing more and is a great way to support our school and parish.

13. Please come to the hall after Mass for the reception in honor of newly ordained Deacon Abel Magaņa.