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



APRIL – MAY 12, 2018


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

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Tuesdays – Dave Ramsey Financial Peace Series (April 10-June 5),

Wednesdays –Kevin Saunders’ Bible Study: Plain and Simple




4 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 (www.arizonabibleclass.com hares 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 (Email Bill: leinheiserbill@gmail.com)
RSVP to Leah (602 938-4227 X17) for  tomorrow’s movie


MOVIE NIGHT, 7:15 PM at Harkins Norterra 14 Theater, 2550 W Happy Valley Rd, Phoenix. Join us for viewing PAUL; Apostle of the Christ (https://www.showtimes.com/movie-theaters/harkins-norterra-14-12060). Read what James Faulkner who played Paul, says at http://www.ncregister.com/blog/kschiffer/paul-apostle-of-the-christ-touches-hearts-both-on-and-off-the-set. RSVP by April 4th to Leah at 602 938-4227 X17
7 SAT SP TRIP TO MISSION SAN XAVIER DEL BAC, 8 AM carpool/caravan departure from the east side of St. Andrew (SAN) parking lot. Please email if you are coming, also let us knows if you would like to drive so we can determine how many cars we have. A gift of $8 to cover gas for the round trip would be appropriate; thank you for your consideration for our drivers. This event has only a couple of openings left unless we have additional volunteers to drive. We could use a 4th vehicle (Lynn Adultsingles@standrewchandler.com)
CASA 6th ANNUAL COFFEE HOUSE GATHERING, 6 PM, at the Casa (FRC) Palm Court. Featured, will be Café Justo Fair Trade coffee-tasting & fine desserts, Faith in Action Ministry Fair, entertainment (including music by the Phoenician Four Jazztet and by the GedaLifE Five) plus special guest speakers ALL ARE WELCOME; NO RSVP NEEDED for this FREE event. Light Refreshments will be served. Look for reserved Singles tables with balloons! (Rick: rick@thecasa.org)
8 SUN SP DESSERT AND A SWEET TALK ON LIFE & THE LEGISLATIVE PROCESS, 6:30 PM in the SAN Adult Ed. Ctr. Featured at this informative meeting, is Jill Norgaard, who is serving her 4th year in the Arizona State House in District 18. She is an Engineer in the Aerospace/Defense industry and has a Masters in Business Administration. Jill and her husband, Clark, have been active members and pro-life warriors of Corpus Christi Church for years. She will be talking to us about the legislative process and bills moving through the Senate and House related to Pro-Life issues. Come with questions and learn how to get involved (Lynn Adultsingles@standrewchandler.com)
10 TUE SP DAVE RAMSEY FINANCIAL PEACE Series [Every Tuesday through June 5th], 7 PM in the SAN Hennessy Hall. The 9 session series includes a workbook plus one-year access to DVD’s & resources (https://www.daveramsey.com/fpu#in-progress=1) for $110 PP. This event is open to all; register with blishko@standrewchandler.com
11 WED SP – THE BIBLE: PLAIN & SIMPLE [every Wednesday ], 7 PM at Our Lady of Mount Carmel (see April 4th)
12 THU


SOCIAL, 7:30 PM at Boulders On Broadway, (http://bouldersonbroadway.com/), 530 W Broadway Rd, Tempe. Come on out for Catholic Beer Club (CBC) cheer! After a Lenten/Easter Break, CBC Phoenix is back in full swing. for good beer and good friendship. They have the upper room reserved for us to order drinks, but we will plan to hang out on the patio. All are welcome. No agenda. Just community and relationship. (https://www.facebook.com/events/621221548228402/ or Christian 602 312-9945)
13 FRI


SINGLES RETREAT #56, April 13-15, at the Mt. Claret Center, 4633 N. 54th Street, Phoenix. This spiritually-focused program offers spiritual growth, new friendships and the opportunity to share in solidarity, the struggles and triumphs of living out our Catholic faith as single young adults. Cost for this weekend of devotion and fellowship is $125 PP (includes food and lodging). To register for this event, access https://cscarizona.org/product/catholic-singles-community-55-retreat/
14 SAT SP CONVERSION Presentation, 7 PM at SAN. Come hear the fascinating story of a “none” (one raised in a no religion household) who became an Atheist before finding his way home to the Catholic faith (you won’t believe the cause of his conversion!). This inspiring talk will reinvigorate your faith and make you want to share the Good News with everyone you meet. Don’t miss this! Refreshments served, come right after Mass & socialize (Lynn Adultsingles@standrewchandler.com)
RSVP to Lynn (Adultsingles@standrewchandler.com) for the ARIZONA SCIENCE CENTER (see April 21st)
17 TUE SPDAVE RAMSEY FINANCIAL PEACE Series [Every Tuesday through June 5th], 7 PM in SAN Hennessy Hall. (see April 10th)
18 WED SP – THE BIBLE: PLAIN & SIMPLE [every Wednesday ], 7 PM at Our Lady of Mount Carmel (see April 4th)
21 SAT SP POMPEII THE EXHIBITION, 9:30 AM rendezvous at SAN east parking lot to carpool to the Arizona Science Center, located between 5th and 7th streets on Washington Street in Heritage Square, Phoenix. Note: The entrance is accessible from Heritage Square, facing Monroe Street. You must RSVP by April 16 bring an envelope with cash for the Pompeii Exhibit and your name, email address, & telephone number so we can order tickets for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. The cost is approximately $29.95 plus tax. Please state if you will drive or ride ASAP (Lynn Adultsingles@standrewchandler.com)
24 TUE SPDAVE RAMSEY FINANCIAL PEACE Series [Every Tuesday through June 5th], 7 PM in SAN Hennessy Hall. (see April 10th)
25 WED SP – THE BIBLE: PLAIN & SIMPLE [every Wednesday ], 7 PM at Our Lady of Mount Carmel (see April 4th)


1 TUE SPDAVE RAMSEY FINANCIAL PEACE Series [Every Tuesday through June 5th], 7 PM in SAN Hennessy Hall. (see April 10th)
2 WED SP – THE BIBLE: PLAIN & SIMPLE [every Wednesday ], 7 PM at Our Lady of Mount Carmel (see April 4th)
12 SAT SOCIAL and ANNULMENT Presentation, 7 PM, at the Casa (FRC). Join us by the pool for an ICE CREAM SOCIAL plus an INFORMATIVE talk on ANNULMENTS by a staff member of the CASA – look for the red balloon. Please bring any questions you may have about the Annulment process. This will be a brief talk with a question and answer period. ALL ARE WELCOME; NO RSVP NEEDED for this FREE event. Light Refreshments will be served (Rick: rick@thecasa.org)




☺    Assist With Our Rocky Point Charities – Contact 602-997-8814, pvincentabramo@yahoo.com and/or check out www.weekendmissions.com 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/elgato@multiparishsingles.org (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 adultsingles@standrewchandler.com), SF (Asha 602 532-0915); SJ (Ellen 208-3861), SJA (Melanie 602 214-3352); SJE (Frieda 602 997-1312); SJO (Carole bprworks@cox.net or 602 404-8879); SP (Maria 602 403-0488); SPA (Margie 585-3293); ST (Patti – pbriseno@hotmail.com / Karen – karen.garrison@uhc.com); STM (Therese 623 266-1200)


GRIEF RECOVERY: Divorce Survival – Benny 602 920-1671 (SPA)

SPIRITUALITY:              Bill 602 377-9961 or bleinh@aol.com (SD)/James 602 275-1474 or jgpeck@gmail.com (SMB)



“Each month, an email is sent out to hundreds of young adults advertising your events. Would you like to publicize your young adult events? Send me a description of your event, including a PNG or JPEG graphic if you have one, brief description and details, a link to the website or Facebook event, and contact information for organizer(s). This will be shared with young adults across the Diocese.

And be sure to tell your young adults to text “goodnews” to 85476 to get monthly emails with local happenings and national gatherings!”


Angela Gaetano
Director of Parish Leadership Support
Diocese of Phoenix
(602) 354-2321
agaetano@dphx.org  *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 (www.stbridget.org)

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 (www.stjoanofarc.com)

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 (www.stjoephx.org)

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 (http://www.stpatcc.org/)

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