This Week at Holy Family

OUTREACH This Sunday, August 26, is the last day to bring in items for the Institute of American Indian Arts’ student pantry. 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 are needed. Thank you for your generosity!  Also, anOUTREACH MEETING will be held this Sunday from 11:45-12:15.

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. Bring a journal, any special writing implements like markers and feel free to bring your dinner or snack. This will be like a creative workshop. Bring a friend! You do not need to have read or finished the book!

JUNTOS DINNER Wednesday, September 26, we will prepare and serve dinner to immigrant families at Sweeney Elementary as part of the Juntos Project. We usually arrive between 5 to 5:30 p.m. and we are finished by 7 p.m. Look for further details in upcoming weeks.

BISHOP VONO’S RETIREMENT CELEBRATION for our deanery is Saturday, September 22, 4 p.m. at Holy Faith Episcopal Church, Santa Fe. Evensong will precede. If you would like to contribute to the bishop’s retirement gift, see

CONSECRATION OF REV. CANON MICHAEL BUERKEL HUHN as next Bishop of Diocese of the Rio Grande is Saturday, November 3, 11 a.m., First Presbyterian Church, 215 Locust St NE, Albuquerque. All welcome. To contribute to the bishop-elect’s gifts, send a check to the Diocesan office, 6400 Coors Blvd. NW, Albuquerque, NM 87120. Note in the memo line "Gifts Bishop-Elect Michael Huhn" or donate at

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

PRAYER LIST Nate, Linda, Kristi, Sharon, Donna and her caregivers, Michele, Neel, Eman, Ka’iulani, Matthew, Sharon, Katherine, Bob, Marylou, Yasmeen, Kristina, the Hunter, 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 Mike Hodges and Blair Cooper, Prayers Officiant Camille Donoghue and Lay Eucharistic Minister Mike Hodges.