Memorial Day

05-24-2015Fr. Don Kline

Dear Brothers and Sisters,

This weekend, we remember Americans who pledged and even lost their lives to protect our country and preserve our freedom. The cost of freedom was and is paid for by those who are willing to lay down their lives for our great nation. We give thanks to God for all those who are willing to pay the ultimate price for our freedom. If you know a military service man or woman, make sure to thank them for their service and add a few prayers today for peace on earth.

Our Catechism of the Catholic Church helps us to understand what freedom means: Paragraph 1731-1734 says, "The more one does what is good, the freer one becomes. There is no true freedom except in the service of what is good and just. The choice to disobey and do evil is an abuse of freedom and leads to "the slavery of sin." Freedom makes man responsible for his acts to the extent that they are voluntary. Progress in virtue, knowledge of the good, and self-discipline enhance the mastery of the will over its acts."

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Events & Announcements

SJA Preschool Registration NOW OPEN!

SJA Preschool is currently accepting applications for the 2015-2016 school year as well as our summer program which begins on Jun 8.   

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Bible Studies: A Biblical Walk through the Mass and The Eucharist

A Biblical Walk through the Mass

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Help Wanted: Altar Servers

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Help Wanted: Gift Shop Volunteers

St. Joan of Arc Books and Gifts is in desperate need of volunteers both during the week and on the weekends. If we don’t have volunteers, we cannot open.

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For Sale: Leftover Fish and Shrimp from the Fish Frys

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MAY28

Monthly Thursday Night Bingo

May 28 5:00p

in Weidner Hall
Play all games for only $20!
Doors open at 5:00pm. Concessions are available. Open to the public.

JUN3

Women of Grace Study Program

Jun 3

Full of Grace: Women and the Abundant Life”, by Johnnette S. Benkovic
Study begins Wed, Jun 3

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JUN4

SJA Seniors

Jun 4 9:15a

There will be an Advisory Board meeting in the Senior Lounge at 9:15am.

JUN5

Padre Pio Prayer Group

Jun 5 8:30a

The Padre Pio Prayer Group meets the First Friday of the month for 8:30am Mass followed by devotional prayer.
For more information, please contact Josie Savino at 602-996-3887.

JUN6

Crossroads Pro-Life Walks Across America

Jun 6 - Jun 7

This group will be in Phoenix the weekend of Jun 6/7 and a representative will be speaking at all Masses.

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