St. Gerard’s Mass of Comfort and Hope — May 3 at St. Mary’s Basilica (map). In observance of National Infertility Awareness Week, this liturgy is especially for those affected by infertility. Followed by info fair/reception. From USCCB.
Annie — May 3-4 at Ss. Simon and Jude School (map). More than 80 students will sing and dance their way through this classic play. Tickets: call (602) 242-1299 or at the door.
First Saturday devotion — 6 a.m. May 4 on EWTN and online. Join the Franciscan Missionaries of the Eternal Word as they lead the devotion of reparation to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Watch online/Full day schedule.
EWTN Bookmark: Pope Francis’ biography — 6:30 a.m. May 5 on EWTN and online. Doug Keck, chief operating officer and executive vice president of EWTN, will interview Dr. Matthew Bunson on his biography of Pope Francis. Watch online/full day schedule.
Also 8:30 p.m. May 5 and 2 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. May 6
TV Mass/Beyond Words — 9 a.m. May 5 on AZTV7/Cable 13 or online. Can’t make it to Mass? Want to hear a different homily on the same readings you heard at Mass? Virtually join the parishioners of Ss. Simon and Jude Cathedral for the sixth Sunday of Easter liturgy followed by a three-minute reflection from Life Teen’s Mark Hart on the gospel in Beyond Words.
Catholics Matter — following 9 a.m. Mass May 5 online on AZTV7/Cable 13 or online. Catch a short (10 min. max) interview with anyone authentically living their faith in the Diocese of Phoenix. Recent episodes.
Catholicism on campus — 6 p.m. May 3 (with repeats 11:30 p.m. May 3 and 8 p.m. May 4) on EWTN and online. The Cardinal Newman Society discusses Catholic liberal arts and why they still matter. Watch online/Full day schedule.
“Jesus, Living Mary: The Life of St. Louis de Montfort.” — 2-3:30 p.m. May 4 on EWTN and online. This profile of St. Louis de Montfort (1673-1716) recounts his upbringing, priestly formation, spiritual purification and canonization. Watch online/Full day schedule.
Singles rosary — 5:30 p.m. May 4 at Mount Claret Retreat Center (map). Hosted by Catholic Retreat for Young Singles. Alumni welcome.
Junior high dance — 7-9 p.m. May 3 at Bourgade Catholic High School (map). For gr. 6-8. Cost: $3 plus donation of cleaning items for Ronald McDonald House. Hospitality room and campus tour for parents who want to stay.
BLOOD DRIVE (Before/After morning Masses May 5)
- St. Benedict in Ahwatukee (map). Make appointment.
- St. Helen in Glendale (map). Make appointment.
- St. Agnes in Phoenix (map). Make appointment.
- Our Lady of Guadalupe in Queen Creek (map). Make appointment.
- Blessed Sacrament in Scottsdale (map). Make appointment.
- Blessed Sacrament in Tolleson (map). Make appointment.