several years of silence, we are bringing back the Chronicles. Several
people have requested and expressed an interest in knowing more about
the daily activities of HTM. So, here are some of the activities of HTM
outside of the daily routine.
Journey Companions had a small group for a 3-day retreat. They usually
visit us twice a year.
There was a monthly meeting of Holy Trinity Friends and Associates
(previous Oblates) today with Kay Butcher facilitating. The topic was
Fr, Chris Corbally, SJ, of the Vatican Conservatory celebrated
Mass with 33 in attendance.
Mary Ann and Bill visited Guadalupe School in Agua Prieta, Senora,
Mexico which is operated by the Passionist Sister.
Sierra Vista Lay Carmelites of 23 had a 3-day retreat. Fr. Rob Neske
celebrated Mass for the retreatants and community Saturday.
Companion Ministries of 9 had a 3-day retreat lead by John Cepin.
Fr. Ray Palcisko, a retired priest from Minnesota, who winters in Naco,
AZ celebrated Mass for the community. Fifty-five were in attendance.
Jan Krieski began her leave of absence. Mary Jo and Patty will oversee
and operate the monastery bookstore as Bill will substitute in the guest
A group of 8 volunteers met in St. Timothyís to clean pecans this
morning and hope to meet several times a week to prepare for festival
Charles Accord from KY came for a 7-day private retreat.
Craig Lund from San Diego came for a 4-day private retreat.
East Valley Menís Retreat group of 23 came for a 3-day retreat. Deacon
Tim assisted their retreat leader with a healing service Saturday
Marriage Ministries of 10 has a 3-day retreat lead by Pastor David
Hal Loomis arrived today from Montana for his 6 months stay. We are
always happy to welcome his arrival as he contributes so much to the
community, from cooking, building, laying tile, as well as installing
various items from sheetrock to ice machines.
Fr John Emanuel celebrated Mass with 32 in attendance.
Dick and Dee Weese arrived from Colorado asking if we had a work list
for them to help prepare for the festival.
A festival meeting was held today to wrap up loose ends and plan for the
work day next Saturday.
two individual RVers came to spend some time in the RV park and each
have volunteered to help us, a physician and a plumber.
Overeater Anonymous had 60 overnighters and 10 people for the day for a
Kathleen Vito and Mary Kotnour came for the weekend to help with the
Dave Wiese and friend began installing the base of the new fountain in
the church yard. Others from the RV park also assisted.
During the past week Paul and his son Joey, from Vail, came a couple of
times this month to help
Tim with some maintenance projects.
Fr. Jean-Baptiste, SJ, from the Vatican Observatory celebrated Mass for
39 of us today.
and Jerry Sherer arrived from Montana for the 3-month volunteer program.
Thelma Meyer and Joe Moreno arrived today to assist at the festival.