If you would like a Mass said please contact the parish office in advance to schedule. Please DO NOT stop Father right before Mass.

PLEASE: We ask that you help preserve a reverent atmosphere by turning off all electronic communication devices, removing hats and disposing of gum before entering the Church. We also ask that you NOT leave valuables in your vehicles.

PLEASE DO NOT PARK beside the red painted curb. In the event of an emergency the fire department has asked us to keep the fire lane clear so they can have access to the church with their emergency vehicles

NEWS & EVENTS

Would you be willing to share a picture of your family with us for a pictorial directory? Out of all the families in our parish only 40 have sent in family photos. Please send in one of your family for our new directory. Please include the names of those in the picture, current email address, phone number (s), and correct address. You may email the picture and information. This will allow us to update our census program and our directory. The jpeg should be no larger than 0.5 megabyte and please do not edit it.
Are you willing to take pictures after Masses? If you like photography and would like to volunteer to do this, please call Sandy at 789-2020.

Thinking of becoming a member of the Catholic Church or returning to the Church? The process for becoming a member of the Catholic Church, or returning to full membership in the church, is called the Rite for the Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA). Those interested in the RCIA process meet Thursdays, at 6:30pm, in St. Peter’ s Hall. This is an opportunity to come and explore the Catholic faith - even if you are already a practicing Catholic. So come, bring a family member or friend, and explore what it means to be a Catholic in the world today. For additional information you may email deacon Mike Monagle or call at (907) 209 - 2080.

Do you know someone that is homebound or in the hospital? Please call the parish office and let us know, 789 - 7307 X 2. In most cases the only way we know is if you tell us. Due to HIPA regulations the hospital cannot inform us of your or your loved ones presence. Please call and we will schedule a priest visit..

GLORY HOLE
We are in desperate need of groups or individuals to sign up to do the Glory Hole Meal on the 4th Wednesday of the month. Please call the Parish Office 789- 2020 for the details.

We now have our corporate Tram Passes. They are available on a first come first serve basis. There are 2 passes and each one takes 2 people

St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store Volunteers are always needed at St. Vincent de Paul ..... either in the thrift store or in the sorting room. Call 789 - 5141 to see how you can help

Part-time / Seasonal Gardener Needed The Shrine is looking for a part time gardener to work 16 hours (2 days) per week. Duration: May 15th to August 31st. Call Joe at 586-2227 ext 24

RELIGIOUS EDUCATION Catholic Kids Camp is underway out at the Shrine of St. Therese. Please keep pour camp staff and campers in your prayers! The Religious Education Office will be closed during this time.
Vacation Bible School is coming up July 31st-August 4th. If you are interested in helping, please sign up on the volunteer sign-up sheet in the narthex or contact Kimber at (907)209-9286 via call or text message. Registration for VBS will begin the weekend of July 8/9 and will take place after all Masses.

High School Youth & Young Adult Ministry
Life Teen Regular Sunday night youth group is done for the summer! Thank you for a great year! We will be having monthly events during the summer so look out for information on that.
Teen ACTS Retreat, July 13-16 This summer, our Teen ACTS retreat will be from July 13-16. This is an excellent opportunity for teens to, not only experience a wonderful weekend out at our National Shrine of St. Therese, but to have a beautiful encounter with Christ along with their high school peers. The director of this retreat is George Watt, and our co-director is Ashleigh Watt. If your teen is interested in signing up, feel free to reach out to either of them or myself and we'll give you all the info! Please keep our retreat team and all of our preparations in your prayers as we plan this retreat! Thank you! My email / George Watt / Ashleigh Watt
Young Adult Group We will continue to hangout throughout the summer! Every Monday night from 6:30-8:30pm at the JPII Lodge (the old senior center in the valley). But we will not be meeting on Monday 5/29 - Happy Memorial Day! If you have any questions or want to get involved, give me a call anytime! 957-2910

Shrine of St. Therese
Mary’s View A spectacular new look-out is open at the Shrine. Mary’s View offers a panorama of Lynn Canal, Shrine Island and Pearl Harbor. Drive out and check it out.

Fatima, Lourdes & Spain Pilgrimage with Fr. Perry Kenaston 11 Days: November 7-17, 2017 Air/land tour $2999 Per person from Los Angeles (includes Govt. taxes) First class/select Hotels, Continental Breakfast daily plus 7 dinners Services of a Professional Tour Director & Comprehensive Sightseeing. All hotel service charges and local taxes, porterage and entrance fees. Contact Fr. Perry Kenaston @ 907-766-2241 / email

Knights of Columbus
If there are any men out there who would like to be part of the Knights….please contact Dave Ringle at 321-7026, Pat Monagle at 321-2576, Mike Monagle @ 2092080 Or go online to: www.kofc.org
The Knights of Columbus is sponsoring a “Building the Domestic Church through Strengthening our Families” kiosk in the Narthex. Feel free to take literature for your studies. When done, pass it on or return it. The Knights will be restocking the kiosk as literature is used.

The Bible and the Virgin Mary The month of May has traditionally been designated by the Catholic Church as a special time to honor Mary Mother of God. This month is particularly notable as the Church celebrates the 100th anniversary of the appearance of Our Lady at Fatima. But many people don’t fully appreciate Mary’s role in mankind’s salvation. Exactly who is the Blessed Virgin Mary? What is her role in God’s plan for the world? What vital role does she play in our lives? If you would like to find the answer to these questions and better understand how essential she really is to your faith journey, come join us in exploring the video series, The Bible and the Virgin Mary. Based upon Dr. Scott Hahn’s bestselling book Hail, Holy Queen, this 12 week series unveils the mysteries of Our Lady. Sessions are held Thursdays 6:30pm, St. Peter’s Hall, at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church. Each episode is approximately 30 minutes, followed by prayer and discussion.

Revised summer schedule for St. Paul’s Charismatic Prayer Group. Prayer Meeting once in June & July at 1:30 p.m. in St. Peter’s Hall. June 11 and July 2.

Faith In Action We have raised enough money to pay the Diocese their portion of Faith In Action ($51,915). However, our budget was based on raising $65,000. ANY MONEY we raise now stays in the parish for help with projects, ie. new offices., etc. Thank you for your generosity!

WAYS TO HELP OUR PARISH THAT DON’T COST YOU ANYTHING!

Sign up for the Community Rewards program by linking your Fred Meyer Rewards Card to St. Paul’s at www.fredmeyer.com/communityrewards You can search for us by our name or by our non-profit number 81514. Each year you may have to re-enter your rewards information.

Amazon Smile—select Corporation of the Catholic Bishop of Juneau.


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