Christ the King Catholic Parish located in Milwaukie, Oregon recently celebrated a weekly morning mass for the school students welcoming them back after the summer break. Following the conclusion of the mass, Msgr. Rick Paperini called up members of the Vocations Committee to assist in the distribution of "Pray for Vocations" bookmark cards to the students, school staff and other parishioners in attendance.
It has been a long road but we are pleased to announce the final installation of the new X-Ray Room / Equipment at the Clinica Santa Teresita in Creel, Mexico. Thank you to Father Guillermo for spearheading the project and Father Ungerleider for his ongoing assistance as liaison.
We are pleased to announce the results from our second Art Contest. The contest was open to students in grades 1-8 at all parish schools in the Archdiocese of Portland (OR) and the Diocese of Baker (OR). The theme for this second contest was "He Has Risen". A panel of judges including TCHF Board Members, clergy and a professional artist made the final assessment of the entries.
At our recent Benefit Event in October of 2012, one of our new sign-up events was a Poker Party. Held recently and hosted by TCHF Board Members, supporters and friends, we were overjoyed to welcome 3 tables of 7 people each for a total of 21 players. Comprised of both seasoned and new players a great time was had by all. We used a "dealer's choice" approach with Texas Hold'em, Omaha, Chicago, Five Card Stud/Draw and Seven Card Stud being some of more popular games. Although the majority of players were men we were very happy to have several women join the event and look forward to a lar
On December 10th, 2011, we held our third annual benefit. Our benefactors this year contributed well over twice the amount from last year. Our total came to $10,495. We are grateful to all and look forward to a New Year filled with our desire to continue to help others. A special word of thanks goes to Bianca and Maria Eugenia!!!!
Thank you to all the guests who attended this year's very successful fundraiser. Our efforts would not be fruitful, if it were not for the work of many and the participation of each of the attendees. God bless you all! This year with the dance profits and the newsletter responses, we will be able to send the funds for a much needed new x-ray system for the hospital.
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