Bulletin – April 5, 2020

APRIL 5, 2020 PALM SUNDAY OF THE PASSION OF THE LORD       Matthew 26:42 Father, if this chalice cannot pass without my drinking it, your will be done.



39 West 200 South

Kanab UT 84741

(435) 644-3414

(Monday – Friday 8:00AM – 2:30PM)


WEBSITE: kanabcatholicchurch.org

Sacramental Minister: Rev. Richard T. Sherman



Updates and details can be found on our website.


FINANCIAL REPORT FOR MARCH 30, 2020:  Offertory $2,040. Donations Mail $35.  Building Fund Pledges $25. 5th Sunday Charity $100. Total:  $2,200.

PRAY FOR THE SICK:  Please offer your prayers and your special intentions for: Barbara Burgess, Roberta Champlin, Denise Drinkwater, Nancy Goebel, JoCarol James, Sandra Kirkland, Patti Lindh, Nathan Lynch, Tom McDonnell, Louann Marocchi, Aileen Norton, Jim Prag, Michael Ramirez, George Reese, Lucy Sanders, Linda & Kenny Spencer, Laurel Steele, Peter Stephan, George Strutzel, Linda Tarrant, Barbara Walk, Debbie Wentz, James Wentz, and especially for our Service men and women and their families.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: The Utah Food Bank is coming and they need your help! Distribution is on Monday, April 13, 2020. The food will already be packaged and ready to hand out, so there will be very little contact with others. This will be a drive-thru operation, so the volunteers will just have to put the food in the cars. Most of the regular volunteers are over 60; we hope some young men, young women and elders can help out. There are so many more community members who are in need now.If you can help, PLEASE come out. This all takes place at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 20 East Center St, Kanab. Volunteers need to be there about 10:15am and we are usually finished by noon. You can reach the Utah Food Bank at 435-656-9122. I cannot express my thanks enough to those of you who can help! Lanell Dove

DIOCESAN DEVELOPMENT DRIVE (DDD):  2020 progress as of 03/31/2020: GOAL $8,725 / PLEDGED $4,620 / PAID $2,810 / DONORS 8.  Please help us help the Diocese of Salt Lake City meet the goals of the annual Bishop’s Appeal.  Thank you for your generosity!

Responding to the Needs of our Time:

During our day-to-day coping with the many unknowns of the current pandemic, we can see some great opportunities to reacquaint ourselves with some of the basic principles of our faith.  Most appropriately we might consider the real implications of the Corporal and Spiritual Works of Mercy (Refer to www.usccb.org for more than you ever wanted to know on the subject).   Recall too that we are a Stewardship Diocese and have put considerable emphasis on the need to share our time, talent and treasure as appropriate.  Everything good comes from God and as such, we should share in proportion to what God has given to us.  We have many guiding principles to help us implement this vision.  As we eventually re-emerge from the current crises, we might see the need to evaluate many of the assumptions we live by in our society.  Catholic Social Teaching can be especially helpful with any needed renewals.  As mentioned in several other announcements in the parish, during the current crisis our parish community will emphasize helping to keep the local food bank replenished.  This will be very important.  In addition, as we see an endless need for more assistance by many people, we are all encouraged to reach out and respond individually in ways that are most appropriate. I know that so many of you are real experts in sharing your time, talent and treasure.  God Bless YOU!!       Fr. Rick