Wednesday, May 16, 2012

May 20th, 2012

See Fr Ed on Video at - In this latest installment,  Fr. Ed walks the grounds of Tahoma National Cemetery and discusses the power of Easter in our lives.

On Memorial Day, Monday May 28,  Mass will be celebrated at the four Archdiocesan Catholic Cemeteries.  All are invited to attend.

Holyrood Cemetery – 206-363-8404
10:30 a.m.- Celebrant: Most Rev. Eusebio Elzondo,Auxiliary Bishop of Seattle
2:00 p.m. – Mass in Vietnamese with the Vietnamese Community

Calvary Cemetery – 206-522-0996
10:30 a.m. Celebrant: Rev. Ron Funke, SJ

Gethsemane Cemetery – 253-838-2240
10:30 a.m.- Celebrant: Most Rev. J. Peter Sartain Archbishop of Seattle
12:15 p.m. – Mass in Vietnamese with the Vietnamese Community

St. Patrick Cemetery – 253-838-2240
10:30 a.m. Mass

Job Opening
Gethsemane Cemetery has an immediate opening for the position of Administrative Assistant. This position is classified as Regular Part-Time. General qualifications include 2-3 years administrative or general office work experience; high school or GED; bookkeeping experience; proficiency in Microsoft office suite specifically in Word and Excel; active member of the Catholic Church. Resume’s may be emailed to Faye McClain at or faxed to 253-874-5910.

Widow & Widowers Function: Wednesday, June  20th, 6:00-8:30 PM. Renton Senior Center Comedy Murder Mystery Dinner and Show ($8.00) Klondike Kapers is set in the Gold Rush Days. Carpooling will be available. Reserve tickets - Jeannie - 206-371-1876.

Kitchen Helpers Needed!  - Volunteers are needed to help clean and organize our parish kitchen each week.  This important ministry is a great way to gain new skills, meet people, and build community!  Volunteer days and times are flexible, however Kitchen Helpers are especially needed on Monday mornings.  To learn more please contact Clare Ettensohn at or at 253.631.1940 x131

Pentecost Celebration Help Needed! - May 27th is Pentecost Sunday and Saint Stephen's will be celebrating with a multicultural Mass at 11:00 am followed by a "Pentecost Potluck."  We are in need of people to share their native culture through traditional dress, language, and food.  If you would be willing to read an intercessory prayer in your native language (other than English) at the 11:00 am Mass on the 27th, or prepare a large quantity of your favorite native food for the Pentecost potluck to follow please contact Kim Anderson at or Dori Fajardo at

News from St Anthony’s - Mrs. Seeley is Retiring!  Mrs. Jan Seeley, one of our first grade teachers will be retiring this spring after 35 years of teaching at St. Anthony School. Please join us in honoring her for her many years of service to the school community.  All are invited to attend and wish her well in her retirement. Saturday, June 2nd 2012, 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. in the St. Anthony Parish Hall. RSVP is requested by May 18th either by phone to the school at 425.255.0059 or by email to

Position Opening in Before and After School Supervision Program Do you know a teenager 16 or older interested in a great after school job?  St. Anthony School’s BASS (Before and After School Supervision) will have openings for assistants this upcoming school year.  Great pay, great hours, school holidays off! Interested?   Contact Barbara Feeley, c/o St. Anthony School, 336 Shattuck Ave S, Renton, WA 98057 or e-mail to . St. Anthony School is an equal opportunity employer.

2013 Honduras Mission - If you are considering joining us on our February 2013 Mission trip to Honduras, or would like more information about our upcoming trip, please contact Patrick Flanigan at or Debbie Dullenty at  We will let you know about our upcoming meeting to discuss our 2013 trip.

It’s time to work on renewing your annual Safe Environment certification! Please go to: and click on the link for Safe Environment Training to see what part of the program you should complete this year!

Elva Deacy Memorial - Elva Deacy, a founding member of St. Stephen the Martyr Parish, died recently.  Over the years, she was most generous in volunteering in many capacities in the Parish and for the last eight years with St. Stephen Housing Association (SSHA). A memorial has been established in Elva's name to continue the work she valued, assisting homeless families.  Donations of any amount will be greatly appreciated.  They can be mailed to St. Stephen Housing Association, 13055 SE 192nd Street, Renton, WA 98058 or brought to the SSHA office in the Outreach Annex (old rectory).

Bible Study: Adults: Have You
Registered Yet?

Bible Study Classes: Tuesday Morning or Evening starting September 25th. DVD class materials by Jeff Cavins - Witness the seeds of the Church in the foundation Christ built on the twelve apostles, with Peter as His vicar.  Discover the roots of the sacraments, and see how Jesus’ words and actions are reflected in the holy sacrifice of the Mass.  Watch Jesus re-live the life and history of Israel as the obedient Son who trusts the Father to the very end, defeats death, hell, and the grave, and rises to new life. No prior Bible Study required. For more information contact Mary Ann Cullivan at 425 413 4994 or email

May 21 Monday
8:30a – 9:00a     Morning Prayer & Rosary
10:00–12:00p     Facilities & Grounds
5:30p – 6:00p     Evening Prayer
6:30p – 7:00p     MASS
7:00p – 8:00p     Eucharistic Adoration
7:00p – 8:30p     Boy Scout Troop 714

May 22   Tuesday
8:30a – 9:00a     Morning Prayer & Rosary
9:00a – 3:00p     Eucharistic Adoration
6:30p – 8:00p     Cub Scouts
6:30p – 8:30p     Fil-Am Choir
7:00p – 9:00p     Stephen Ministry

May 23   Wednesday
8:30a – 9:00a     Morning Prayer & Rosary
9:00a – 3:00p     Eucharistic Adoration
10:00 -11:30a     beC.O.M.E.
5:30p – 6:00p     Evening Prayer
6:30p -- 7:00p     MASS
7:15p – 9:00p     Choir Practice
7:30p – 8:30p Job Assistance

May 24   Thursday
8:30a – 9:00a     MASS
9:00a – 3:00p     Eucharistic Adoration
9:30a- 10:30a Job Assistance
3:00p – 8:00p Boy Scouts Pinewood Derby
7:00p – 7:45p     Our Mother of Perpetual Help Novena
7:00p – 9:00p     Finance Council
7:00p – 9:00p     RCIA

May 25   Friday
8:30a – 9:00a     MASS
9:00a–10:00a     Reconciliation
9:00a – 3:00p     Eucharistic Adoration
7:00p – 9:00p Breath of Aire Concert

May 26   Saturday
8:00a--10:00a SSTM Men's Group
8:30a -- 9:00a     Morning Prayer & Rosary
9:00a.– 3:00p     Eucharistic Adoration
3:00p – 4:00p     Reconciliation
5:00p – 6:00p     Vigil MASS

May 27   Sunday
8:30a –9:30a     MASS
11:00-12:00p     MASS
12:00p-2:00p Pentecost Potluck
5:30p –6:30p     Life Teen MASS
6:30p –9:00p     Charismatic Prayer Group

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