St Mary of the Valley

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

September 2018

Bound for Shakespeare Festival

First Communion of Kenia, September 1

Baptisms Sept 1

August 2018

Baptism after 5 pm Mass, August 31

Baptism of Ivan, Aug 31

Toast to Fr. Narciso Valencia with Knights of Columbus, August 14

Roses for Our Lady of the Assumption, August 14

Blessing of Pets, August 8

Visit to Calvary Cemetery

July 2018

10th Anniversary Blessin, Jose & Italia Hernandez, July 28

XV of Ashley w/ parents Romualdo & Rosa - and brother, July 28

Baptism of Humberto & Isaac, parents: Humberto Alcantar & Elide; padrinos Gumaro Alcantar & Flor, July 14


Parents: Rigoberto Barona & Lucia; padrinos: Alfredo & Kaylee

Alexis, Padrinos: Arnulfo Luna & Maria Consuelo; parents: Jorge Luna & Sandra

Vacation Bible School (afternoon session for Junior High) water wars, July 10

Wedding of Silvia & Jose Brahms, Baptism of Xitlaly Yuritzi (July 7) to far right is brother Christian

June 2018

Wedding of Julio Cesar Ledesma & Thalia Marlet, June 30

Baptism of Evelyn: godmother Janeth, parents: James Fortin & Valerie, June 23

Allyson: godmother Andrea, parents: Michelle & Arnold

separation from mom

First Communion of Melanik

Baptism of Braian, June 23

Parents Jaime Rodrigue & Flavia, Godparents Sandra & Felix Mata

XV of Stephanie, Signi & Jocelynn, June 23

Rosie, June 22

XV of Daniela, June 16

Parents: Custodio & Alma


Nayeli & Salvador (sister & brother)

Baptism of Natalya, Parents - Joel & Berenis; Padrinos Rodolfo & Nora

XV of Yesenia & Alexandra (sisters)

Dogwood leaves showing red stains (June 16)

Shrine of Our Lady (June 5)

Wedding of Elizabeth & Juan Losano (June 2)

May 2018

2018 Mary Bloom Center Auction

Rainbow (May 31)

Baptisms, May 26

Kyng (with abuelos)

Jose Alberto Arreola & Mayra Judit

XV of Emily

Isabella, Carlos, Monica, Emily, Carlos, Noemi

Rebeca, Emily, Scott

XV of Jessica

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