Wednesday, May 23, 2012

May 27th, 2012

See Fr Ed on Video at - In this latest installment,  Fr. Ed walks the grounds of Tahoma National Cemetery and discusses the power of Easter in our lives.

On Memorial Day, Monday May 28,  Mass will be celebrated at the four Archdiocesan Catholic Cemeteries.  All are invited to attend.

Holyrood Cemetery – 206-363-8404
10:30 a.m.- Celebrant: Most Rev. Eusebio Elzondo,Auxiliary Bishop of Seattle
2:00 p.m. – Mass in Vietnamese with the Vietnamese Community

Calvary Cemetery – 206-522-0996
10:30 a.m. Celebrant: Rev. Ron Funke, SJ

Gethsemane Cemetery – 253-838-2240
10:30 a.m.- Celebrant: Most Rev. J. Peter Sartain Archbishop of Seattle
12:15 p.m. – Mass in Vietnamese with the Vietnamese Community

St. Patrick Cemetery – 253-838-2240
10:30 a.m. Mass

Are you doing what you do best? Would you like better tools to meet life challenges? Join us for a four week workshop to grow in awareness and understanding of your God-given talents that will enhance your home, work, community, and spiritual life! Sessions are Saturdays, June 2, 9, 16, and 23 from 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM (Rm 128). To register or for more info, contact Clare Ettensohn, Steward for Parishioner Talents: or 253-631-1940 x131.

24 hour Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
Friday June 1st is First Friday for the month.... Please consider making a holy hour in adoration of our Lord Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament. We all come to Jesus with our praises, our thanksgiving, and our needs. Adoration will be in the chapel from 9 AM Friday until 3 PM Saturday.  Please, sign up for your favorite time(s) on the board by the chapel doors. Questions? Contact Bernie Wittgens 253-631-5560.

The Lit & Latte Girl Group (Girlfriends Book Club) is reading The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls.   Please join us on Wednesday, June 13th at 7 PM in the St Stephen's Room to discuss the book. Questions? Contact Joan Sevigny at

WANTED:  A person to occasionally move furniture.  A truck is a necessity.  St. Stephen Housing Association (SSHA) pays $15 per hour, plus mileage.  Please call our office at 253-638-9798.

Youth Choir Information
The Youth Choir will be rehearsing on Sunday, June 3rd, from 10:00-10:45am in the Chapel. We are learning songs that we will sing at the 8:30am mass on Sunday, June 10th. Choir members will meet at 8:00am on June 10th, wearing their "Sunday Best" clothes, ready to sing. The choir will then celebrate the end of our year together with a Breakfast Celebration following mass.The Youth Choir will be taking a summer break, and resume rehearsals in the fall. Give Laurie Samora a call at 253-631-3473 with questions.

Job Opening
Gethsemane Cemetery has an immediate opening for the position of Administrative Assistant. This position is classified as Regular Part-Time. General qualifications include 2-3 years administrative or general office work experience; high school or GED; bookkeeping experience; proficiency in Microsoft office suite specifically in Word and Excel; active member of the Catholic Church. Resume’s may be emailed to Faye McClain at or faxed to 253-874-5910.

Widow & Widowers Function: Wednesday, June  20th, 6:00-8:30 PM. Renton Senior Center Comedy Murder Mystery Dinner and Show ($8.00) Klondike Kapers is set in the Gold Rush Days. Carpooling will be available. Reserve tickets - Jeannie - 206-371-1876.

50plus Potluck Friday May 18th at 6:00 PM.  Bingo night.  253 852 5864  for more info. Bring a guest.

Kitchen Helpers Needed!  - Volunteers are needed to help clean and organize our parish kitchen each week.  This important ministry is a great way to gain new skills, meet people, and build community!  Volunteer days and times are flexible, however Kitchen Helpers are especially needed on Monday mornings.  To learn more please contact Clare Ettensohn at or at 253.631.1940 x131

Position Opening in Before and After School Supervision Program Do you know a teenager 16 or older interested in a great after school job?  St. Anthony School’s BASS (Before and After School Supervision) will have openings for assistants this upcoming school year.  Great pay, great hours, school holidays off! Interested?   Contact Barbara Feeley, c/o St. Anthony School, 336 Shattuck Ave S, Renton, WA 98057 or e-mail to . St. Anthony School is an equal opportunity employer.

2013 Honduras Mission - If you are considering joining us on our February 2013 Mission trip to Honduras, or would like more information about our upcoming trip, please contact Patrick Flanigan at or Debbie Dullenty at  We will let you know about our upcoming meeting to discuss our 2013 trip.

It’s time to work on renewing your annual Safe Environment certification! Please go to: and click on the link for Safe Environment Training to see what part of the program you should complete this year!

May 28   Monday  Offices Closed
8:30a – 9:00a   Morning Prayer & Rosary
5:30p – 6:00p   Evening Prayer
6:30p – 7:00p   MASS
7:00p – 8:00p   Eucharistic Adoration
7:15p – 9:00p   Respect Life Committee
Boy Scouts will not be meeting due to Memorial Day Holiday.

May 29   Tuesday
8:30a – 9:00a   Morning Prayer & Rosary
9:00a – 3:00p   Eucharistic Adoration
6:30p – 8:30p   Fil-Am Choir

May 30   Wednesday
8:30a – 9:00a   Morning Prayer & Rosary
9:00a – 3:00p   Eucharistic Adoration
5:30p – 6:00p   Evening Prayer
6:30p -- 7:00p  MASS
7:15p – 9:00p   Choir Practice

May 31   Thursday
8:30a – 9:00a   MASS
9:00a – 3:00p   Eucharistic Adoration
7:00p – 7:45p   Our Mother of Perpetual Help Novena
7:00p – 9:00p   RCIA

June 1   First Friday
6:15a – 8:00a Morning Men's Ministry
8:30a – 9:00a   MASS
9:00a–10:00a    Reconciliation
9:00a–9a Sat.   Eucharistic Adoration
9:00a – 5:00p Garage Sale
10:00a-- noon Rosary Making

June 2   First Saturday
7:30a – 8:00a Morning Prayer
8:10a – 8:20a Benediction
8:30a – 9:00a MASS
9:00a – 3:00p   Eucharistic Adoration
9:00a – 3:00p Strength Finders Intro
9:00a – 7:00p Garage Sale
3:00p – 4:00p   Reconciliation
5:00p – 6:00p   Vigil MASS
6:00p – 9:00p Eucharistic Ministers Fellowship

June 3   Sunday
8:30a – 9:30a   MASS
9:00a – 2:00p Garage Sale
11:00- 12:00p   MASS
5:30p – 6:30p   Life Teen MASS - Time Change June 10th!
6:30p – 9:00p   Charismatic Prayer Group

Sunday Night Mass Time Changes to 7:00 PM June 10th!

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