800 Taylor Drive, Sierra Vista, Arizona 85635-1050
Phone: (520) 458-2925 | Fax: (520) 452-0235 | Email Us
Monday, May 02, 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.

 

Joan Martin Update

Joan Martin in Haiti Update

 

Are Your Affairs In Order?

 

 

To download the Personal Records form


To visit the Five Wishes website

 

 

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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!

 

  
Catholic Questions -- Catholic Answers

 

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Did You Know...?

 

...that next Saturday, 7 May, is the WEST END FAIR, here in our neighborhood?


This annual event allows that folks who live and work here on the West End of Sierra Vista to invite the whole community to join in a street fair (Fry Boulevard will be closed from North Avenue to Garden Avenue) with a classic car show, live music, entertainment and display booths/crafts!


Among those who will be participating in the WEST END FAIR, will be our Knights of Columbus, Bishop Salpointe Council #4584, Carmichael Neighborhood Response Team, Columbian Hall (former Knights of Columbus’ Hall), and the St. Paul Street Evangelization Ministry! We are so grateful to have this strong “Catholic presence” at the WEST END FAIR – and each of these groups would be very grateful to have some volunteers to help “man” the tables and share the good news of what the Church is all about!

 

Ed Graveline brought the St. Paul Street Evangelization ministry here to St. Andrew’s  from its very successful point of origin in Las Vegas, Nevada. This ministry of personal evangelization trains Catholics how to share the Faith with others, and how to ‘welcome home’ Catholics who are no longer participating in the life of the Church.


St. Paul Street Evangelization is a grassroots, non-profit Catholic evangelization organization, “taking our Catholic Faith to the streets. We do this in a non-confrontational way, allowing the Holy Spirit to move in the hearts of those who witness our public Catholic presence. St. Paul Street Evangelization provides an avenue for you to share the Person of JESUS Christ and the truth and beauty of the Catholic Faith with a hungry culture”, according to their excellent website: streetevangelization.com – check it out and come spend some time with Ed  and others at the WEST END FAIR!

 

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This past week, we received $2395.00 in NEW gifts and pledges to the Annual Catholic Appeal of our Diocese! Through the Annual Catholic Appeal (formerly known as the “Bishop’s Appeal”), 26 vital ministries of our Diocese are funded! Because the Diocese belongs to 100% of us in this Parish, we hope for a much stronger participation level than the 17% Parish participation we now have! Please consider making a one-time gift – of ANY amount  - to the Annual Catholic Appeal!!!

 

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

 

 

Our Campus
Pope Francis on Twitter

 

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From the Vatican

 

What's Happening in the Vatican?

What is Pope Francis saying?

 

 

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!
Dave will work with you on pricing and the details of your ad.  You can reach Scott at
1-800-980-0906  ext 705
Give Dave a call this week!

Thank YOU Ace Hardware for being a sponsor!

Ace Hardware

 

 

 
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