Multi-parish Singles March – April Newsletter

M U L T I – P A R I S H  S I N G L E S (MPS)


*Reaching out with fellowship and support activities for Singles (S)

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Wednesdays –Kevin Saunders’ Bible Study: Plain and Simple



1 WED SP THE BIBLE: PLAIN & SIMPLE [every Wednesday], 7 PM at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, 2121 S. Rural Rd, Tempe. Take this weekly journey with us as Kevin Saunders ( shares his profound experiences from living and teaching in the Holy Land to help us explore the beauty, richness and majesty that is the word of God. Come experience Kevin’s insightful, eye-opening, verse-by-verse study in a lecture-style format. NOTE: Also, check out Kevin’s FREE weekly Gospel Reflection at the above website and activate the “Free Sunday Gospel Reflection” tab on the left side of the Home page. Email Bill –
8 WED SP – THE BIBLE: PLAIN & SIMPLE [every Wednesday ], 7 PM at Our Lady of Mount Carmel (see March 1st)


TGIT CBC SOCIAL, 7:30 PM at Casey Moore’s Oyster House ( ), 850 S Ash Ave, Tempe. Lent is here! Come on out for CBC cheer! All are welcome at Catholic Beer Club (CBC) – See – we believe that if we bring good people together, God will do the rest. All are welcome. No agenda. Just community, relationship, and maybe some country dancing after (Christian 602 312-9945)
10 FRI SP LIFE OF SAINT PATRICK Presentation, 7 PM in the Tekakwitha Room at the Casa (FRC). Join us as Fr. Peter Kirwin shares enlightenment about the life of Saint Patrick. Light refreshments and Irish soda bread served! Wear Green and get some luck of the Irish! (Rick at 948-7460 x160 or


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LENTEN RETREAT, 8:30 AM at the Diocesan Pastoral Center, 400 E. Monroe St., Phoenix. This 5 ½ hour event includes complimentary breakfast and lunch, presentations on prayer, sacrifice, and love, group discussions & guided reflections, Confession, Rosary, and Mass. We are encouraged to bring a journal and a pen or pencil. RSVP at (Felix or 827-0413)
  KARAOKE and DANCING at the GRANDVIEW, 6 PM at the Grandview Lounge, NE quadrant of 6210 E. McKellips Rd and Recker Rd, Mesa ( We’ll dance to variety music and song as Stephanie entertains us while leading Karaoke. Complimentary chips and salsa, discounted appetizers and beverages are available ‘til 6 (Anita 275-9779/Betty 560-1027/Felix 827-0413 or
15 WED SP – THE BIBLE: PLAIN & SIMPLE [every Wednesday ], 7 PM at Our Lady of Mount Carmel (see March 1st)
17 FRI SP BIG BAND DANCE UNDER THE STARS, 8 PM, at Mesa Arts Center, SEC of 1 E. Main St and Center, Mesa ( ). Join us for a FREE Big Band dance at Mesa Arts Center with the Swing Set Project – a band comprised of ASU students playing the best swing tunes of the 1930’s and 40’s – See There will be mini-dance lessons and performances all night. This is an all ages FREE event and fun for the whole family (Felix or 827-0413)
22 WED SP – THE BIBLE: PLAIN & SIMPLE [every Wednesday ], 7 PM at Our Lady of Mount Carmel (see March 1st)
23 THU SP ROSARY PRAYER, 6:00 PM [every 4th Thursday OTM] at the Casa (FRC – Look for us in the Meditation Chapel on the north side of the campus (construction is in progress – take the driveway east of the church to park in the immediate vicinity of the chapel). Activity afterward TBD (James at 602 275-1474 or
24 FRI DANCING at BAJA JOES, 9 PM, at Baja Joe’s (, SEC of 1927 N. Gilbert Rd & E. McKellips Rd (head south on Gilbert Rd from Loop 202), Mesa. Dance to live variety (rock & roll – including classic rock, and a little bit of Country) high energy music by Tripwire starting at 9 PM. If you don’t dance, come anyway, to chew the phat, enjoy the phood, beverages and energized company (Felix 827-0413 or
29 WED SP – THE BIBLE: PLAIN & SIMPLE [every Wednesday ], 7 PM at Our Lady of Mount Carmel (see March 1st)



5 WED SP – THE BIBLE: PLAIN & SIMPLE [every Wednesday ], 7 PM at Our Lady of Mount Carmel (see March 1st)




♪      Check with Felix (827-0413/ ) about fun opportunities for staying physically fit while Mingling with other Singles via dance classes/dancing at the Grandview Lounge, Casino Arizona and other venues


☺    Assist With Our Rocky Point Charities – Contact 602-997-8814, and/or check out   FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION OR COPIES OF MULTI-PARISH SINGLES (MPS) CALENDARS:  Access our website (see page 1 header) or contact a coordinator listed below; copies of the calendar will be sent upon receipt of self-addressed, stamped long envelope(s).

MPS CONTACTS:  Felix 827-0413/ (SBRI); CBS (Jenny 602 361-5992/Roberta 602 481-8256); CC (Michelle 602 315-3480/Terri 893-6742); CK (Bill 602 309-4501); FRC (Rick 948-7460); HS (Catalina 602 505-0931); MHT (Vincent 602-997-8814); OLOG (Donna 759-2400); OLOJ (Cyndi 365-8090); OLPH (Carol 602 319-8299); SAN (Lynn, SF (Asha 602 532-0915); SJ (Ellen 208-3861), SJA (Melanie 602 214-3352); SJE (Frieda 602 997-1312); SJO (Carole or 602 404-8879); SP (Maria 602 403-0488); SPA (Margie 585-3293); ST (Patti – / Karen –; STM (Therese 623 266-1200)

GRIEF RECOVERY:         “Beginning Experience” – Brenda 602 322-1638 (SMB) /Divorce Survival – Benny 602 920-1671 (SPA)

SPIRITUALITY:                Bill 602 377-9961 or (SD)/James 602 275-1474 or (SMB)

       *LEGEND:       EDILC – Every dance is ladies’ choice:  GMDI – Great minds discuss ideas (mediocre minds discuss events, small minds discuss people);  PP – per person;  OTM – of the month; POC – point of contact; S – single adults (includes Single Parents), SP – Single parent families welcome  (i.e., OK  to bring da’ kiddos);  TBD – to be determined;  TG – Tip graciously; YA – young adults  AS (All Saints); 1534 N. Recker Rd, Mesa

CBS (Community of Blessed Sacrament); 11300 N. 64th St (between Cactus & Shea), Scottsdale

CC (Corpus Christi); 3550 E. Knox Rd., Ahwatukee

CK (Christ the King); 1550 E. Dana Av, Mesa

FRC (Franciscan Renewal Center -Casa De Paz Y Bien). Also, Our Lady of the Angels Church, 5802 E. Lincoln Dr, Scottsdale

HC (Holy Cross), NW quadrant of 1244 S. Power Rd and US 60, Mesa

HS (Holy Spirit); NEC of E. Libra Dr & McClintock (1 block north of Guadalupe Rd), Tempe

MHT (Most Holy Trinity); 8620 N. 7th St (between Northern and Dunlap Avenues), Phoenix

NC (Newman Center); Newman ASU Catholic Center, 230 E. University Dr, Tempe

OLOG (Our Lady of Guadalupe); SE quadrant of 20615 E. Ocotillo Rd and S. Ellsworth Rd., Queen Creek

OLOJ (Our Lady of Joy), 36811 N. Pima Rd, Carefree

OLPH (Our Lady of Perpetual Help); 7655 E. Main St & Miller Rd, Scottsdale

QP (Queen of Peace); NEC 1st St & 141 N. MacDonald, Mesa

R (Church of the Resurrection, 3201 S. Evergreen Rd (N of Southern Av, between Dobson Rd and Price Rd), Tempe

SA (St. Anne); 440 E. Elliot Rd (between Gilbert Rd and Lindsay Rd), Gilbert

SAN (St. Andrew); NEC of Country Club Way & 3450 W. Ray Rd (between McClintock & Price), Chandler

SB (St. Bernard of Clairvaux); NEC of 10755 N. 124th St & Shea, Scottsdale

SBEN (St. Benedict); 16223 S. 48th St, Phoenix

SBER (St. Bernadette); 16245 N. 60th St, Scottsdale

SBRI (St. Bridget); NEC of 2213 N. Lindsay Rd & Lockwood (between McDowell & McKellips Rds), Mesa (

SD (St. Daniel); NWC of 1030 N. Hayden & Roosevelt, Scottsdale

SF (St. Francis Xavier); NEC of Highland and 4715 N. Central Av (between Camelback Rd & Indian School Rd, Phoenix

SG (St. Gregory); 3424 N. 18th Av (north of Osborn Rd), Phoenix

SJ (St. James); SEC of 975 E. Warner Rd and Rural Rd, Tempe

SJA (St. Joan of Arc); SEC of 3801 E. Greenway Rd and 38th St., Paradise Valley (

SJE (St. Jerome); 10815 N. 35th Av (between Peoria Av and Cactus Rd), Phoenix

SJO (St. Joseph); 11001 N. 40th St (just north of Shea Blvd; south of Cactus Rd), Phoenix (

SJV (St. John Vianney), NWC of Loma Linda Blvd and Central Av (south on Central/135th Av from Van Buren St), Goodyear

SM (St. Mary Basiilica), 231 N. 3rd Street, Phoenix

SM-B (St. Mary’s); 230 W. Galveston, Chandler

SP (St. Paul); 330 W. Coral Gables Dr (south of Greenway Rd, west of 7th St), Phoenix

SPA (St. Patrick); Shea & 10815 N. 84th St, Scottsdale (

ST (St. Timothy); NEC of 1730 W. Guadalupe Rd. & Pennington (between Alma School & Dobson Rd), Mesa

STA (St. Thomas the Apostle); NWC of 2312 E. Campbell Av. & 24th St, Phoenix

STH (St. Theresa), SW quadrant of 5045 E. Thomas Rd & 52nd St., Phoenix

STM (St. Thomas More), 6180 W Utopia Road, Glendale

STQ (St. Thomas Aquinas), NW quadrant of S. Litchfield Rd. (new) and 13720 W. Thomas Rd., Avondale