Year of Faith indulgences — 6:30-7 p.m. Feb. 22 on 1010AM. Tune in to Radio Family Rosary to pray the rosary with local Catholics. Following the rosary, Fr. Paul Sullivan, diocesan director of vocations, will talk about indulgences during the Year of Faith. His two-part talk continues Mon., Feb. 25 after the rosary. You can also read about them.
Lenten spaghetti dinner — 5-7 p.m. Feb. 22 at St. Jerome (map). Girl Scout Troop 688 will be your hosts and they accept orders of spaghetti, salad, bread, drink and dessert to go. Tickets: $5 each or $20 for a family of five. Tickets available at the door. Event also feature a raffle for items such as an Arizona Cardinals basket, Lowe’s gift card, two-night getaway and more. Proceeds will help the troop get to Europe and Vatican City in 2015. Info: (602) 758-5086.
Rummage sale — 7 a.m.-noon Feb. 23 at St. John Vianney in Goodyear (map).
Get ready for Mass — anytime online at FaithandLiveTV.com. Take three minutes with Mark Hart, executive vice president of Life Teen to prepare yourself to better understand and apply the words you will hear from this Sunday’s readings.
African Mass — 11 a.m. Feb. 24 at St. James in Glendale (map). Join the parish for its regular Mass celebrating African heritage. Songs are in various African languages that non-African Catholics can easily pick up on.
After Mass — 10 a.m.-ish Feb. 24 on AZ-TV 7/Cable 13 and online. Following the 9 a.m. televised Mass, catch episode 2 of Fr. Charlie Goraieb’s Lenten series, “Hope for the Seeker.” The episode will focus on the three pillars of Lenten spirituality. Find archived episodes online.
Bon voyage — 2-4 p.m. Feb. 24 at Tim Finnegan’s Restaurant (map). Hear St. Mary’s High School Marching Band and Phoenix’s pipe band perform, enjoy free food and offer your bid during the silent auction. Funds offset the school band’s trip to Ireland to march in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Details.
Car wash — 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 23 at Applebee’s in Chandler (Alma School and Queen Creek). The 11 Seton students selected as Chandler’s first student ambassadors to Ireland will wash your car for a $5 donation. Funds help offset their summer trip to Ireland. Prepay online.
Or “Dine to Donate” all weekend at Applebee’s and 10 percent of sales benefits the students. Details.
Anniversary Mass — 11 a.m. Feb. 24 at Christ the King Parish in Mesa (map). Join Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted for the regular Sunday liturgy at Christ the King. There will be a special honor marking the first anniversary of Americare.
Donate Blood — before or after Mass at the following parishes
- St. Anne in Gilbert (7 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Feb. 24). There may only be one appointment left.
- St. Bernard of Clairvaux in Scottsdale (8 a.m.-1 p.m. Feb. 24)
- St. Mary in Chandler (9 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 24)