St Mary of the Valley

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

August 2010

Parish Picnic, August 29

James, Tom & Bill

Adam & Arielle - tickets for children's games


Josh ("my bodyguard" w/ bee sting)

Peter, Robin, Kay, Jan

Ralph, Steve, Deanna

Eloisa, Jose, Natalie

Celine & Amy

Evelyne, Austin


Uriel, Leo


Erika, Brenda & friend

Katee, Tony & Manny

Ruby & Mary


Maria Antonieta

Jose Luna family

Anne, Alicia & Nan

Katryn II, Katryn, Joaquin

Dwight & Claudia

Rosalind, Bill, Bill


Jesus, Abby, Antonio, Patricia, Manuel, Oscar & Alex

Patricia & Jesus (Lalo)


Parade Parking, August 28

Susan, Leonor, Mayra, Brieanna & Ralph preparing snacks for sale

Jessica preparing receipts for WYD donations

Eloisa, Adam, Samwise & Peter

Ryan, Adam, Sam

Mayra, Luis, Sam & Adam

World Youth Day Concert, August 28

Sr. Barbara & Elizabeth

Martin & Martha Juarez - wedding of daughter, Fatima, August 28 - Boda de Fatima y Jorge

Jorge & Fatima

25th anniversary of Enrique & Martha - Bodas de Plata, 28 de agosto

Rocelia & Jose

Baptism of Morganne (Mom - Angela; Godmother - Jan) & Keagan (Mom - Angela; godparents - Greg & Mariah)


Blessing by Bishop Eusebio Elizondo

Jan, Leslie, Morganne, Fr. B, Keagan, Angela, Mariah & Greg

Baptism of Chris & Daniel (Parents - Denis & Ana; Godparents - Martin & Angeles; Cristobabl & Blanca)

Soccer Tournament - Torneo de Futbol

, August 21, 2011, World Youth Day Fund Raising Event

Future Champion (this & photos below by Sr. Barbara)

Youth team

Children's team



Grilled chicken & steaks, Jesus & Uriel

Marni & Miano serving corn on cob with mayo & parmesan

Chito & Ryan

with James & Theresa


First Place Teams

Merrill Gardens: Tom S., DeOzhane, Fr. Bloom, Freda, Leo, Mary, Anneke, Marjorie, Elizabeth, Gerald, Theresa, Norma, Mildred

(Catholic residents not pictured: Arnold, Keith, Mary Jane, Dolly, Wanda & Tom P.)

Leo S., Bob, Tom, Fr. B, Leo M.

Pat Bell

Baptism of Zahira, August 22 (Parents - Ismael & Fabiola; Godparents -Juvenal & Tania) pictures by Sr. Barbara

Wedding of Bonifacio & Martha, August 21

with daughters Samantha & Alondra

Wedding of Mario & Diana, also August 21

Diana w/ her mom & dad


with Sr. Barbara & Duane Skillen, after service for son John, August 20

Terry & Miriam Reynolds, August 14, Deacon Anselmo Pardo in background

offering flowers to Blessed Virgin Mary

Daniel & Anahim

with marriage certificate

offering of flowers

Shrine of Our Lady with vase container for names of departed loved ones

August 12 Prayer Service - explaining the ribbon colors: white = faith, green = hope, red = love

Julie placing the memorial scroll in container

Youth and adults after prayer service

August 6,7,8 Garage Sale for World Youth Day 2011

Ruby, Susan & Todd

Sr. Barbara, Maria, Martha & Christopher

Arielle, Kelsey & Adam

Jessica & Abby

Tricia, James, Christian & Teresa

Patricia & Ryan

Josh, Amy & Jesus


Kendra, Jerry & Janishay

Jessica, Abby & satisfied shopper

Kelsey, Kay & Robin


Sr. Barbara, Tricia & Marni

Royce, Marni, Markie

Tricia (& Mason)


Robin, Adam & Clayton

Steve testing exercise equipment

Chris & Adam


Kermes (Bazaar), Aug 7, Armando & Arturo - Carne Asada


Jorge & Fatima

children enjoying rain

band under tarp

children with Samwise

Leticia & Perla

Abby & friends

testing fruit & cracklings

face painting


Tania - face painting



Renovation of church sign by Building Commission, Tom & Nan (Steve & Knights set posts)

Sidewalk extension on West Columbia St. - Aug 5

view of church from south, August 5

Reptile Zoo, Aug 5

Daniel & Angelina, convalidation - Aug 5

Mary Gail, Julie & Matthew

Pictures July 2010

June 2010

May 2010

April 2010

March 2010

Spring Clean-Up, 20 March 2010, Limpieza de Primavera

February 2010

January 2010

Landscaping Needs at St. Mary's

December 2009

Our Lady of Guadalupe & Pastorela

Generations of Faith

(Religious Education Program)

Pictures from November 2009

Pictures from Peru

(October 2009)

Pictures from September 2009

August 2009

July 2009



Pictures from Visit to Peru (2008)

Visit to Monroe's Reptile Zoo (Dec 29, 2009)