Tag: St Stevens Catholic Church

Grand Knight Appointment

District Deputy Jim Walsh (right) appointed Jim Bach as the Grand Knight of Council 9678 in the Great Hall of St. Steven’s Catholic Church. Andren Gaitan (center) was also appointed by Grand Knight Jim Bach to the position of Council Recorder.

Sun Lakes residents represent St. Stevens at Knights of Columbus initiation ceremony

Pictured (left to right) are Bob Walsh, K of C District Representative; Nancy Phalen; Maynard Iverson, Scribe, St. Steven’s Assembly; Bill Phalen, Initiate; Chuck Guillaume, Comptroller, St. Steven’s Assembly; Ron Moffatt, Initiate; and Karen Shafer.

Six Sun Lakes residents represented St. Steven’s Catholic Church at the Arizona Knights of Columbus Fourth Degree Exemplification (Initiation Ceremonies) held in Casa Grande on Sept.r 28. Over 100 participants, including 44 initiates from numerous councils around the state, took part in the ritual for raising Knights to the highest status in the Order. Two…

Turkey Tuesday

Jan Davie Please circle Nov. 26 on your calendar. It’s Turkey Tuesday! This is the largest one-day turkey drive in Arizona and is dedicated to collecting frozen turkeys and monetary donations to help needy families and individuals throughout our community. This annual event at Sun Lakes involves a special partnership between Bashas’ and the Society…

St. Steven’s parishioners volunteer at AZ State Fair

Pictured (left to right) are Tony Lasso, K of C Council member; Mary Sample, Ladies Guild member; and K of C Assembly members Rich Sobczak, Jim Bach, and Maynard Iverson.

St. Steven’s Catholic Church parishioners in Sun Lakes volunteered at the AZ State Fair on opening day. The group served as guides/ushers/security at the small animal pavilion. Their accumulated hours, along with the subsequent work of other Knights and Guild members during the fair, will be monetized and applied to the rent of the Coliseum…

Volunteer service award recipients

Volunteers of the year 2016: Rose Pachura and Pam Bianchi

The Volunteer Services Award was presented by the St. Steven’s Ladies Guild in Sun Lakes to two recipients. This award winner has to be an active member of the guild from September 1 to the last general meeting in April. The criteria is to work well with others on projects, be a good team leader…

An angel among us

Front row (left to right) Karen, Lucille, Sue and Lisa. Back Row (left to right) Mary Jo, Shirlee and Nan

There are many good and wonderful things going on in the world, but we don’t often hear about them. Thanks to all the volunteers; you make the world a better place! This article is a tribute to a special lady who is admired and respected by her peers for her dedication to her work as…

Gifts from God

Olivia and Chloe Bianchi

One Sunday morning when Pam Bianchi, along with her two granddaughters, was walking towards St. Steven’s Church, she stopped at the Memorial Fountain for the Unborn located at the front entrance of church. The two girls sat down on the edge of the fountain, put their arms around each other and held in front of…

St. Steven’s Ladies Guild meeting at Cottonwood

Pictured (left to right) Sandra Yokobosky, Recording Secretary; Rose Pachura, President; Pam Bianchi, Vice President; Ursula Gmerak, Treasurer; and Ann DeRose, Parliamentarian

With the remolding of the church, the Ladies Guild will be holding their October 10 meeting at Cottonwood Country Club in the San Tan Ballroom; we will have lunch followed by our meeting. The time of the lunch/meeting has not been determined yet. Please RSVP to Rose Pachura at 480-802-0755 to confirm that you will…

St. Steven’s Guild thanks you

St. Steven’s Ladies Guild would like to thank everybody who attended and contributed to our annual Luncheon and Fashion Show Charity Fundraiser Event March 9, 2016. We would like to express appreciation to Oakwood’s Director of Activities and Banquets, Linda Hollenbeck, along with her servers; Oakwood’s chef, Anthony Crocenzi; pianist, Mr. Ron Clavecilla; Sherrian Beagle,…