April 14, 2024

Liturgical schedule, confession times, parish events, and announcements for the week.  Click "read more" to view it online, or download a PDF copy below.


Second Collection schedule:  April 21st for the Consoling Sisters Foundation. Thank you for your continued generosity.

Ladies Auxiliary Meeting: All women of the parish are invited to a meeting on Tuesday, April 16th at 7:00 PM in Boyle Hall. Fr. Pons will give a talk, we will discuss upcoming parish events, then will end with a social hour. Please bring a snack, dessert, or drink to share.

Cavaliers Baseball: All parishioners are invited to the Academy’s home game this week: Thursday, April 18th at 5:30 PM.

Holy Hour for Mothers: Please join us on Friday, April 19th from 10:00 - 11:00 AM in the church as we spend one hour with Our Lord praying for parish vocations and the intentions of our families. All mothers are welcome! 

Ladies Garden Party: All women and girls of the parish are invited to a Garden Party, Saturday, April 20th from 9:30 – 11:30 AM on the lawn by the Pieta statue. Contact Jessica Hefflinger at 503-384-8516 for more information or to volunteer to help.

Mother/Son Event: All mothers and sons are invited to join Br. Benedict for a morning of Archery and Hiking, Saturday, April 27th beginning with the 8:30 AM Mass and ending with lunch (bring your own) at South Mountain Park. Contact Elizabeth Papandrea at 480-244-1516 for more information and to RSVP by April 24th.

The Second Banns of Marriage are announced for Mr. Joey Crespo of Phoenix, AZ and Miss Molly Forsythe of Phoenix, AZ, who plan to be married on April 27, 2024. Any persons knowing of any impediment to this union are obliged in conscience to notify the pastor as soon as possible.

The First Banns of Marriage are announced for Mr. Andrew Dvorak of Minneapolis, MN and Miss Natalie Riccomini, formerly of Phoenix, AZ, who plan to be married on May 4, 2024, in St. Marys, KS. Any persons knowing of any impediment to this union are obliged in conscience to notify the pastor as soon as possible.

Mexico Pilgrimage: Make plans to join Fr. Pons on an 8-day pilgrimage to Our Lady of Guadalupe and the Cristero Saints from Mexico City to Guadalajara, Mexico, October 7-14, 2024. Father will celebrate Mass and give spiritual talks daily. Enjoy SSPX fellowship and local culture while touring and praying in historical churches or at apparition and Cristero sites, learn church history from our special guest Mr. Alexander Becker, and more! Brochures and registration forms will be available soon; the deadline is June 27th. Contact Rena Violette at 386-697-3804 for more information. 

Enrollment for Our Lady of Sorrows Academy for 2024-2025 is now open. Priority re-enrollment (no fee) for returning families runs through April 20th. Current OLOSA families will find the enrollment paperwork on the Family Portal. New Families must apply, interview and test before enrolling. Request information through the Academy website https://ourladyofsorrows-academy.com/en or by calling the school office at (602) 305-7183. 

Notice of Non-Discriminatory Policy.  In order to comply with the Internal Revenue Service Procedure 75-50, Sec. 4.03, Our Lady of Sorrows Academy, a private, traditional Roman Catholic school affiliated with the Society of Saint Pius X, publishes the following declaration: Our Lady of Sorrows Academy admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to the students at the school.  It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.

Easter Duty Reminder: All baptized Catholics of age are obliged to receive Holy Communion worthily at least once during Easter time, which runs from the First Sunday of Lent to Trinity Sunday.