Sunday notes: 5 /6 /18

* We thank the Parish festival committee and volunteers for the great work they did for the 4th parish festival despite the lack of the volunteers support, God bless them all.

1- Friday May 11th, our bishop Mar Emanuel Shaleta will consecrate the new church in Phoenix at 5.00pm. Mass at 5.45 pm, and a light dinner will be offered by the Church around 7:00pm at the New church hall. Doors will open at 4:00pm. There will be some reserved sections for clergy, guests, and church committees, choirs, and volunteers. The remaining 400 seats will be open to all people. If we get more people will direct them to sit in the hall when the church is full and the mass will be transmitted directly too.
2- Saturday is the First Communion mass at 10.00 am at the new church. The bishop and clergy won’t attend and don’t encourage the communion parties!
3- Sunday May 13th is mother’s day, and the memorial of st. Sultan Mahdokht. Will have the festival at Saguaro Park (59th Ave & Olive) in Glendale from 2:00 pm to 8:00pm. No evening masses on that Sunday.
4- Our bishop paid the remaining loan balance of $100k) that we had by the diocese. In order to encourage us ton pay our mortgage payments.
5- Donations for the new church reached $850k. Our goal is to reach 1Mil this year.
6- We encourage each family to participate with $1000 a year to help paying the monthly mortgage and the bank loan we have for the new church we purchased.
7- We opened a monthly campaign to donate between $40 to $100 a month to support the mortgage payment of $10,600 a month. Please join the campaign and fill out the form by the parish Council.
8- Annual membership is $300 to support the church.