800 Taylor Drive, Sierra Vista, Arizona 85635-1050
Phone: (520) 458-2925 | Fax: (520) 452-0235 | Email Us
Friday, May 27, 2016

 

 

Pastor's Welcome
 

Dear Friends of St. Andrew's,

 

From the founding of our Parish in 1958, we have grown and developed with Sierra Vista - as partners in building up this great community we call home. 

 

Over the decades, we sought to be active participants in every aspect of community life. We believe that serving the common good and making this city a place where people come first, where the least and most easily-overlooked are served and cared for, and where the quality of life is enhanced for all our fellow citizens, is an essential witness to our faith.

 

We hope our parish church is a place where all experience the Presence of God and the welcome of God's People. We pray that its beauty will speak a wordless invitation to those who are seeking, those who are wearied by life's burdens and those who are drawn to lift their hearts in prayer.

 

We thank God for giving us this opportunity to extend His blessings and to share our church and campus facilities with the Sierra Vista community.

 

The pulse of St. Andrew's is reflected through our ministries and individual parishoner efforts.  I hope to highlight these achievements and bring focus to upcoming events in the article following this message.

 

Yours because His,


Fr. Greg Adolf
Pastor

 

Hello from Sr. Maria Stella!

 

Sr Maria Stella was baptized at St Andrew's and is a missionary in Vladivostok, Russia.

Please read her letter to Fr Greg.

 

Are Your Affairs In Order?

 

 

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With open hearts we welcome all who have come to the house of the Lord.

 

If you are new to the parish, please stop by the office and register.

 

You can download the form HERE.

 

Once registered, this implies that you will participate with our faith community at Sunday Liturgy and return to the Lord by sharing your time, talent and treasure with His Church.

 

 

Mass Schedule

 

 

Monday - Friday: 9:00 am † 12:05 pm


Saturday: 9:00 am † 5:00 pm

Good Shepherd Mission  6:30 pm



Sunday: 8:00 am † 10:00 am

Noon ( Español / Spanish)

5:00 pm (Life Teen)


 

for the Monthly Mass Schedule

 

Weekly Publications
 
 

 
Deuteronomy 16:17

 

 

Insprired By St Francis of Assisi

 

Doing God's Work in Sierra Vista

 

 

Looking To Come Back To Your Faith?

 

 

 

 Stephen Ministry

YOU can play an important role in our Stephen Ministry . . .


. . Because you may know of a friend, neighbor, co-worker, or relative who is going through a difficult time and who could benefit from the focused care, encouragement, and support of a Stephen Minister.

If you know of someone who is hurting or if you are hurting, simply ask the St. Andrew Parish office

(520) 458-2925, to pass your contact information to a Stephen Leader or contact

Connie Sayers

Stephen Leader

directly at:

(520) 456-7351.

It's a great way for you to show how much you care!

 

  
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Did You Know...?

 

...that next Sunday, 29 May, is one of the really BIG events in our Parish?


The Feast of Corpus Christi is celebrated with special joy and solemnity at St. Andrew’s, and especially since our new church was dedicated on the Feast of Corpus Christi  in 2006 – ten years ago!


Each year since, the Corpus Christi Procession has grown – and the highlight is the Procession around the block – from the main entrance of the church along North Avenue and then into the Divine Mercy Chapel for Benediction and Adoration!


Since this Procession symbolizes our Lord’s command, “to go out into all the world and proclaim the Good News”(Matthew 28:19), we invite all of the ministries, apostolates and Prayer Groups in our Parish to take part in the Procession!


We also invite our parishioners who were born in or raised in other cultures, to proudly wear national dress or costume and walk in the Procession, to represent “all nations” walking in the light of Christ!


All of our new First Communicants are invited to walk in the Procession, wearing their First Communion finery! (If you have roses blooming now, please bring petals for the children to shower before Him!)


All of those who were Baptized and Confirmed at the Easter Vigil are invited to walk in the Procession as a statement of their Faith in the Gift of the Eucharist!


Those who were Confirmed last month are invited to walk in the Procession, as a sign of the ‘missionary’ Spirit they have received!


The Procession and Benediction is our way of celebrating the Gift of the Eucharist and proclaiming the Presence of the Lord in our world!


No matter what Mass you will attend this weekend, please plan on taking part in the Procession at 11:00 NEXT Sunday morning – (immediately following the 10:00 AM Mass) – the whole celebration is about a half-hour, a very small amount of time to thank our Lord for the gift of Himself!


Joining us for the Sunday Masses next week will be our own Missionary to Haiti, Joan Martin! There will be a Second Collection to support Joan’s ministry in the Diocese of Port-au-Pais, - the NW corner of Haiti!!

 

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This past week, we received $130.00 in new donations to our Annual Catholic Appeal – supporting the 26 ministries (including Seminarian education) of our Diocese! We are now at 18% in Parishioner support! Please consider making a donation of ANY amount – and together with your fellow Parishioners support OUR Diocese!

we received $130.00 in new donations to our Annual Catholic Appeal – supporting the 26 ministries (including Seminarian education) of our Diocese! We are now at 18% in Parishioner support! Please consider making a donation of ANY amount – and together with your fellow Parishioners support OUR Diocese!

Did You Win?

Seminarian Gift Basket Raffle Winning Tickets

 

·         Our Lady of Fatima #2118480

·         Holy Souls #2118904

·         Our Lady of Guadalupe #2118884

·         Pope Francis # 2118918

·         Divine Mercy # 2118475

 

Please come by the parish office between 9 AM – 5 PM with your ticket to claim your gift basket by Monday, June 6th.

 

Thank you to all who helped out and who participated in the raffle.  We raised $986 for our seminarians!

 

Your Parish Library

 

*A Club for children entering grades 1-7


*This Club provides a structured way to continue to grow in faith and knowledge during the summer CCD break.


* The library has many wonderful books and DVDs for all ages to inspire and inform, guide and entertain, as we continue to learn the scriptures, learn to worship and learn to serve our Lord. 


* For more information and registration forms, visit the library in the Parish Center or use this link:

 

 

Bible Study

 

Tuesday Morning at 945 am

Wednesday Evening at 7 pm

Madonna Hall - Room 7

 

 

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Do You Have a Prayer Request?

Send an email to:

prayerline@standrewsv.org

or

Arizona Catholic Conference

The Arizona Catholic Conference (ACC) is our legislative lobby for the Diocese of Gallup, the Diocese of Phoenix, the Diocese of Tucson and the Holy Protection of Mary Byzantine Catholic Eparchy of Phoenix

 

Parish Library

Your Parish Library located in the Parish Center is a valuable resource for Catholic books and videos for all ages. Follow this link to read the current newsletter.


Library Hours:

Sunday: 9 a.m. - noon

Tuesday and Thursday: 10 a.m. - noon

For other times, please contact the office.

458-2925

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ADVERTISE ON OUR SITE!!

 

If you are a local business owner and parishioner, our website administrator is offering special pricing for your advertisements on this site.  We intend the website to be a significant means of communication with our parish community.  News of your business posted on the site is an excellent way to reach a wider audience.

 

 

Welcome your customers, old and new, to your business!
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1-800-980-0906  ext 705
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