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Friday News Roundup: Farmington Pro-Life Fundraiser, Franciscan Retreat, and more!

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Suzanne Hammons
Suzanne Hammonshttp://dioceseofgallup.org
Suzanne Hammons is the editor of the Voice of the Southwest and the media coordinator for the Diocese of Gallup. A graduate of Benedictine College in Kansas, she joined the Diocesan staff in 2012.

Steps 4 Life Fundraiser in Farmington

This fundraiser for Grace Place Pregnancy Center will take place on April 27, 2024, from 8am-11am at Berg park in Farmington. Register at 505-327-4747.

Overgaard Highway Cleanup

The Knights of Columbus of Our Lady of the Assumption Parish in Overgaard, AZ, have adopted Highway 277, between mile markers 308 and 309, as part of the Adopt a Highway program.
Their first clean up day will be Saturday, April 13th, 2024. They will meet at the
church at 8:30 A.M. Anyone over the age of 18 who would like to participate in invited to join. If you cannot walk, there are other assignments you may be able to perform, such as shuttling workers from the church to the site and being available for emergencies.
Wear a blue shirt or blouse. Heavy shoes or boots are recommended as are long pants. Heavy gloves are best. Shorts and sandals should not be worn. They will provide a safety briefing prior to the work day. A short safety video at azdot.gov/safety, should be viewed before the pick-up day.
If you would like to participate, please contact Joe Romero by April 8th at 308-220-8804. They must know how many safety vests are needed as they are required.

Pinetop Craft Show

Calling all vendors! The St. Mary of the Angels craft show will be on May 11 at the St. Joseph Family Center. Vendor spaces are $30 with a $25 raffle donation. For more information, call Terry Linn at 734-259-9826.

Franciscan Pilgrimage Retreat

Saints have left footprints for us to follow, following Jesus! Assisi is a unique city in the ‘green heart’ of Umbria, Italy, which both Saint Francis and Saint Clare called Home in the 12th – 13th century.

Come to trace the steps there to follow their spiritual path behind Jesus here. We are very glad to welcome Fr. Greg Friedman, OFM, Franciscan Friar of Our Lady of Guadalupe Province to guide us on this Franciscan Pilgrimage Retreat.

Sacred Heart Retreat Center
Friday, May 3 – Sunday, May 5, 2024

Begins with Supper at 6:00pm on Friday –Ends with Lunch on Sunday at Noon
Cost of retreat per person: $ 200.00

RSVP by Friday, April 22nd: [email protected] or call: 718-690-6093

V8s for Vocations Raffle

This year’s V8’s for Vocations raffle car is a 1956 Ford Thunderbird Hardtop Convertible.

Under the hood sits a 312 cu. in. (5.1 L) Y-block V8, with a 3-speed Ford-O-Matic transmission. This T-Bird is attractively dressed in Buckskin Tan paint and Saddle Brown Leather Interior.

Drawing will be held on June 1, 2024.

Learn more or buy tickets here


The Friday news roundup presents a quick overview of Catholic stories and events from around the Diocese of Gallup, United States, and world. Have a news tip or event to promote? Email [email protected], call 505-863-4406 or mail us at PO Box 1338, Gallup NM 87305.

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