From the Pastor

Divine Mercy Sunday

04-23-2017Fr. Don Kline, V.F.

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

"But he was pierced for our sins, crushed for our iniquity. He bore the punishment that makes us whole, by his wounds we were healed." —Eph 2:4-5

On Divine Mercy Sunday, the focus is on the healing power of Our Lord's Mercy. Through Adoration of the Most Blessed Sacrament, confessions, praying the Divine Mercy Chaplet and the celebration of the Eucharistic Liturgy, we will draw special attention to God's Divine Mercy. Along with the regular Mass schedule, we will have Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament in the main church and confessions beginning at 2:00 pm. In honor of Divine Mercy there will be the recitation of the Chaplet of Divine Mercy. We will conclude the octave day of Easter with Mass at 3:00pm in which we will ask for Our Lord's Divine Mercy to heal our hearts, our minds and our bodies.

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Events & Announcements

Between the Masses

each Sunday “Between the Masses“ takes place between the 8:30am and 10:30am Mass at 9:30am in the Knights of Columbus Room.

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Musical Opportunities

Have you been given the gift of music? If so, contact Brina Gerstenberger, Music Director, at
bgerstenberger@stjoanofarc.com or 602-867-9171 ext. 326.

The Altar Server Ministry needs YOU!

Are you a registered, active parishioner of St Joan of Arc? Have you received the Sacrament of Reconciliation? Have you received the Sacrament of First Holy Communion? Do you love our Lord and want to be an integral part of the Mass?

The next step is to contact the Altar Server Coordinator, Tracy Stofflet tasarizona@cox.net to set up an interview. Training will be provided.

Have You Thought About Volunteering?

Volunteering is good for your heart. For more information, please call Andy Lambros at 602-867-9171 x307 or alambros@stjoanofarc.com.

Informacion para Quinceaneras y Bodas

Contacte con Luz E Mendoza-Gomez 9 meses antes al 480-208-2369 o lemendoza70@hotmail.com.

State Charity Raffle Tickets
Apr 23

$5 each or 5 tickets for $20 after all weekend Masses beginning April 23 through May 14. All donations will go to Knights’ Charities and our parish.

ALL CASH Prizes: 1st - $10,000, 2nd - $7,000, 3rd - $5,000, 4th – $3,000, 5th - $2,000, 6th - $1,000, 7th - $500, 8th thru 10th prize - $500. The total is $30,000!

It's Bingo Time!
Apr 27 6:30p

Monthly Thursday Nite Bingo in Weidner Hall.  Play all games for only $20! Open to the public and concessions are available. Bring a First time player and both receive $5.00 off admission.

The Catholic Home Mission Appeal
Apr 29

Here in the United States, our home mission dioceses are unable to fund essential pastoral work and so they struggle to serve the needs of their communities. Right now, over 40 percent of dioceses in the United States are considered home missions.

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4 Person Scramble Golf Tournament
May 7 2:00p

Tournament will take place at the Talking Stick Golf Club. Men and women encouraged to enter.

Registration deadline is Apr 27.

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“Tears Speak…But Spirits Soar”
May 9 7:00p

If you are a woman struggling with the pain due to the loss of a child to abortion, please join us, in this support group, to aid in your journey toward healing and hope.

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