St Mary of the Valley

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

January 2010

January 31 Baptisms

James Yap & Jose Rodriguez assess landscaping needs, Jan 30

Landscaping Needs at St. Mary's

Social Justice Commission, January 29

Finance Council (L-R): Alfred Fontanilla, Fr. Bloom, Ed Williams (Parish Financial Services),
Ludwing Silva, Ralph Chestine, Anita Maceda (foto by Laura Ashton, outside accountant), January 28

Rite of Enrollment for Confirmation Candidates, January 24







Saludarse y Encontrarse, 23 de enero

Juan Gonzalez, Imelda, Angel, Benjamin Huerta, Maria, Nidia, Fernanda, Juan Garcia, Maria Huerta, Stephanie, Michelle, Rogelia, Carlos, Andrea

First Reconciliation, January 20

Connor, Julie, Brianna, Elijah, Dylan, Emily, Milo, Tessa, Joshua, Blaire, Catherine, Kaycee


March for Life, January 19, 2010, Olympia, WA
With St. Mary Parishioners, Michael & Diana Bizak, Hannah & Thomas

Amy & Megan Chestine



with Holy Family middle school students, Principal Frank Cantwell and 6th grade teacher, Chuck Secrest

(pictures by Khoi Duong)

(pictures courtesy of Holy Family Principal, Frank Cantwell)

Holy Family P.A.A. Gary Samaniego, Tony Halsey, Patricia Radmacher

On Capitol steps, Minh Chau & Briana in foreground

Fr. Derek Lappe, Pastor of Star of the Sea, Bremerton, leading final prayer

Fr. Derek with "Medjugorje"

Parish Council dinner at Ixtapa Restaurant, Monroe, Jan 14
L-R: Fr. Bloom, Austin, Maggie, Tricia, Royce, Isabel, Juan Carlos, Anita

L-R: Isabel, Juan Carlos, Sharon, Steve, Deanna

Yolanda & Sr. Barbara

Sam on Camano (Jan 18)

All Night Eucharistic Adoration, Jan 9, 2010

Feast of the Magi, Jan 2, 2010, St. Mary of Valley Rectory, Samwise receives gift

Sam smells gift, Girls enjoy his reaction

Sam sees gifts


Bone selected

Bone on carpet, wait

Patience, go! (bone grabbed too quickly to get picture)

Landscaping Needs at St. Mary's

Pictures from 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)

St Mary Parish Picture Album