Don’t forget to wear red to Mass this weekend for the feast of Pentecost and check out other date/family-friendly activities on this weekend’s calendar.
While you’re at it, pray for the confirmandi at Phoenix’s St. Agnes, St. Vincent de Paul and Mater Misericordiae parishes and St. Anne Parish in Gilbert. Plus congratulations to Notre Dame Preparatory’s 189 graduates receiving their diploma tonight. Also keep in prayer Knights of Columbus who are gathering for a state convention this weekend.
More 400 representatives of the Arizona State Council of the Knights of Columbus will be joining together during this weekend for their annual state convention. The following are major events of the convention that are open to all.
Catholic Charities Community Services volunteers completed 1,291 free tax returns totaling $2,137,767 in federal and state refunds during the 2012 tax season which ended April 15. The agency provided the free service to individuals and families with low to moderate incomes in Maricopa and Yavapai counties.
There are many ways to honor your mother, especially on Mother’s Day (May 12 this year). Here are some to consider that will also support mothers struggling with the decision to carry their baby to term and those struggling to make a living for their families. Also check out which Catholic school students designed Mother’s Day ads for a local restaurant.
Two special Masses, eucharistic miracles exhibit, lots of worthy TV options, First Friday/First Saturday devotions plus two more stage performances and a few other notable happenings. Also: congratulations to those being confirmed this weekend at St. Germaine in Prescott Valley, Sacred Heart in Prescott, St. Elizabeth Seton and St. Joachim/Anne both in Sun City and Steven in Sun Lakes. Massgoers at six other parishes are giving blood.
Let’s say the court finds Kermit Gosnell guilty of killing babies after delivery, instead of before — where the law permits it. Now he has to be sentenced. If I were the judge, I would surely want to be fair, regarding the killing of born babies.