This Week at Holy Family

SUNDAY, AUGUST 12 POTLUCK SUNDAY After worship, we have our monthly community meal. Please bring a dish to share.

HELPING IAIA STUDENTS Each year students arrive from all over the U.S. and Japan to study at the Institute of American Indian Arts. The school’s student pantry is in need of gently used household and clothing items, as well as toothbrushes, toothpaste, dental floss, deodorant, hairbrushes, toilet paper, women’s sanitary items, toilet paper, towels, various non-perishable food items, laundry detergent (pods), clothing and shoes. We will collect items at church now through Sunday, August 26.

BISHOP’S COMMITTEE MEETING Sunday, August 19 from 11:45-12:45.

OUTREACH MEETING We will meet Sunday, August 26 from 11:45-12:30 to discuss future outreach plans. If outreach is your passion, please join us.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 29 BOOK STUDY, 6:30-8 p.m. at church. “THE BOOK OF JOY: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World” by His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu with Douglas Abrams. Learn how to find joy in the face of suffering. Bring a journal. Order your book from a local bookseller or Feel free to bring your dinner or snack.

SEPTEMBER-NOVEMBER SERVING SCHEDULE for Lectors, Prayers officiants and Lay Eucharistic Ministers will soon be prepared. Send any dates when you cannot serve to Thank you.

DIOCESAN WOMEN’S RETREAT: Boldly Forward: Bible Women Inspire Our Lives August 17-18 at the Bosque Center, ABQ. Registration is $50, including three meals. Half scholarships available. Contact Flyers are in the hallway.

WEEKLY ANNOUNCEMENTS Send additions by 5 p.m. Wednesday to

PRAYER LIST Please pray for Donna and those who care for her, Michele, Neel, Eman, Ka’iulani, Matthew, Sharon, Katherine, Bob and Marylou, Yasmeen, Kristina, the Caldwell, Shumaker and Bordner families. For the repose of the soul of Melissa. Send prayer requests by 5 p.m. Tuesday to or text 505-219-5934.

Thank you to those serving Sunday: Lectors Jay Parkes and Kay Storr, Prayers Officiant Margo Sanabria and Lay Eucharistic Minister Neel Storr.