Announcements (June 18, 2006)

1. Our two-bit collection this Sunday is for St. Vincent de Paul. As you know our parish St. Vincent de Paul Society serves the needy in our own parish neighborhood with emergency assistance, referrals and counseling to find long range solutions. Your donations will help them continue their vital work. As you make your donation, please consider the possible of volunteering to help with the work of our St. Vincent de Paul Society.

2. Although Friday was our last day of school, our school office will be open till the end of June, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. for those who desire information about registering a child. Also next week we will begin the renovation of the ground floor.

3. Today’s bulletin contains information about our summer RCIA classes, with an invitation to help as a sponsor. If you know someone interested in the Catholic Church or are willing to help guide those interested in the faith, please call David Orvold at the number indicated.

4. This week from Monday through Thursday Frs. Velasco and Bloom will be at the Priests Days conference. Deacon Ted will conduct Word and Communion services at the regular Mass times.

5. The minutes for the June meeting of our parish council, school commission and finance council are posted on the bulletin board. These minutes contain important information about the school and parish budget and current financial situation, as well as plans for the coming year. Please read them for full information.

6. On July 13 we will have the first opportunity to have photos taken for a new parish pictorial directory. Keep that date in mind. More information next weekend.

7. Please be sure to take home a bulletin for news of our parish.