St Mary of the Valley

(Monroe, WA, Fr Phil Bloom, Pastor since July 2009)

May 2018

Volunteers keeping up grounds and church


New Paint for church



View of newly painted church

Church with Fr. Valencia memorial tree (on left)

Facing northwest (memorial tree on left)

Flowers of Dogwood tree

Vacation Bible School Sign

Removing blackberry bushes

Roses for Our Lady (May20)

Altar Server Training (May 23)

Camano Cemetery (May 13)

Items for May 19 Auction

Pakistan doll for auction

Sister Barbara mementos

Baptisms, May 12

blessing of parents & godparents at conclusion

anointing with oil of catechumens


anointing with sacred chrism

Presentation for Families and Students, May 6

in background slide about Sister Barbara Scholarship

Mostafa presenting gift

Artist Maria Casey


(Regarding access to previous month pictures contact Fr. Bloom at SMV parish website)

2015 Peru Mission Trip

Blessing the New Home of Felipe & Maria

with gratitude to Mary Bloom Center donors