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David LinsCatholic Thoughts

Embrace Suffering

09-16-2018David Lins

St. Peter has many distinctions. He was the rock upon which the Church was built. He was renamed Peter by Jesus. He walked on water - very briefly. He was our first Pope. He is also the only apostle called “Satan” by Jesus. You read that right.

In Mark 8, Peter hears Jesus’ prediction of His own passion. He responds by pulling Jesus aside and rebuking Him. (The common definition of rebuke is to “express sharp disapproval or criticism of (someone) because of their behavior or actions.”

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Events

Catholic Schools Sacramental Preparation Registration
Sep 19

Registration for Preparation for the Sacraments of Reconciliation, Confirmation and First Holy Communion for Elementary Grades

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ENDOW - Educating on the Nature and Dignity of Women
Sep 20

"The world doesn't need what women have. It needs what women are." - St. Edith Stein

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That Man is You
Sep 21 6:00am

Gentlemen, please join us on Friday mornings in the Parish Hall.

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Epic Church History
Sep 21 9:30am - 11:30am

Every Friday with Mike Snozek in the Parish Hall/Room 3.

Contact mikesnozek@gmail.com or call 602-320-2912.

Safe Environment Training - Foundation Class
Sep 22 9:00am

This is the first SET class required for all volunteers. It is only taken once and is only offered in a face-to-face setting.

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Announcements

How Can You Financially Support Our Parish?

There are several ways to financially support our parish!

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Parish Office Workroom Closed

Attention all ministry heads, volunteers, and parishioners. The Parish Office Workroom will be closed Oct 1-Nov 1.

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Safe Environment Renewal Training-Foundation Classes

The Diocese of Phoenix requires that volunteers in a parish complete the Safe Environment Training (SET) program. The program consists of a Foundation Class and an Online Renewal Video.

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Sacristans and Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion Needed

Do you desire to serve God and your fellow parishioners? Do you want to learn to assist the priest at Mass? Consider becoming an Extraordinary Minister or Sacristan!

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RCIA: Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults

Why would people remain Catholic despite all the news? Why are people still joining the Church? I’ll give you a hint: It’s the Founder, not the people.

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Youth Ministry: What is it?

What is Youth Ministry? Youth ministry or Youth Group is an age specific ministry to involve and engage young people here at Our Lady of Joy.

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Ushers Needed

Men and women who are regular mass attendees and wish to participate more fully in the mass experience are invited to explore becoming an Usher.

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