Pope Francis: “As Christians travel through the streets of the world, the disciples of Jesus need to have a love without limits, the same measure of love that our Lord has for all people.” May, 2016
CRS Trade Community Order: Make an impact on the lives of artisans & farmers around the world by purchasing fair trade products from CRS partners! Help children to attend school and make communities stronger. Choose items from CRS Fair Trade catalog or from ethicaltrade.crs.org Select SERRV in shopping guide. Then place your order through Judy, firstname.lastname@example.org 301-0105. Catalogs available at parish offices. 20% of sales will support our Guatemala Mission. ORDERS DUE BY JUNE 6!
Guatemala Mission: A beautiful quilt will be displayed and raffle tickets sold after Masses (June 10&11 at ABVM & St. Francis and June 25th at St. Patrick) to benefit the Mission On June 4 and June 10 supporters of Guatemala Mission & recent WW volunteers there will speak briefly after Masses about its history, accomplishments, & needs. Please make a pledge to contribute to the Mission.
On June 11, Patt Perlman, President of the Diocesan Guatemala Commission from Spokane, will do a more extensive presentation & slide show at Assumption Church, 11:30 – 1 pm. Refreshments!
Carpenters needed to help make huts for the homeless: The homeless folks from the tent camp moved to a Sleeping Center across from the police station on May 22. The WW Alliance for the Homeless needs more volunteers with carpentry experience to help build snow proof Conestoga huts. Please contact Beth Call, 529-0216, email@example.com if you can help. Donations to help buy materials are also most welcome, WWAH, PO Box 3431, Walla Walla, WA 99362.
BMAC Mobile Food Bank: Once again the Tri-Parish Social Concerns Committee, in partnership with BMAC, is planning to distribute much needed fresh produce and meat to those in need. July 13, 5-7 pm, Assumption parking lot. Bagging of produce at 3 pm, pizza & salad for volunteers at 7 pm. NEEDED: volunteers, awnings to provide shade. Please contact Kay Barga if you can help: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tri-Parish Garden Clean-Up Day: June 10, 8 am-12 noon. Come help make the outdoor rosary and Stations of the Cross beautiful! Needed: 12 families from each parish. Bring weeding tools, buckets & wheel barrows – even a small chain saw. Help organize the shed. Be on a garden committee to plan the garden’s future! Contact Nancy Wenzel, email@example.com,509-629-2863
Immigration and Refugee Legal Services: Immigration lawyers from Catholic Charities, Diocese of Spokane, visit Walla Walla 2X/month. Call 509-455-4961 to make an appointment.