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Our Lady of Grace Parish

18700 N. Saint Gabriel Way, Maricopa, Arizona  85138-3228

Phone: 520-568-4605               Fax:  520-568-0861

Welcome to Our Lady of Grace Parish Website!

Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church is a parish of the Diocese of Tucson, Arizona.  Bishop Gerald F. Kicanas established the parish on January 13, 2007. We are dedicated to proclaiming and living our faith in the Lord Jesus Christ!  We seek to preach and teach the fullness of the Gospel in accord with the teachings of the holy Roman Catholic Church by loving God and neighbor.

10th Annual Our Lady of Grace Parish Festival-Carnival

Friday January 27, 2017 -   4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Saturday, January 28, 2017 -   11:00 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Sunday, January 29, 2017 -   12:00 noon to 9:00 p.m.

Our Lady of Grace Parish invites everyone to come to our annual Parish Festival and Carnival the last weekend of January 2017.  Food venders from Maricopa will be providing delicious food and snacks, entertainment from local talent will grace the main stage throughout the weekend, Raffle Baskets and a Silent Auction will feature unique prizes, and of course thrilling, gravity defying carnival rides will be running all weekend long!

Horseshoes

Festival Horseshoe Tournament

A Horseshoe Tournament will take place throughout the Festival with Cash Prize.  Entry fee is $70.00 per team.  Prizes for top 3 Places (50% of total entry fees).  Amount awarded to be determined on total number of entries.  We will be planning a two-day Tournament, starting on Saturday (January 28th) at 11:00 a.m.  The Championship matched would be played on Sunday (January 29th) at 2:00 p.m.  If less entries and time permitting, we would play all matches and Championship game on Saturday evening.

$2,500 Grand Raffle

Buy a chance to win our Grand Raffle first prize of $2,500 for a $5.00 donation to the raffle. There are four other prizes ($1,000, $500, $200, $100).  Prizes will also go to the "seller" of the winning tickets.  Raffle tickets are on sale now!

Help us get the word out about our new location:  18700 N. St. Gabriel Way, Maricopa, AZ, 85138.

Carnival Ride Tickets !

Buy Now and Save!

Pre-Sale Carnival Ride Tickets are $18.00 and each pass is good for one day. At 4:00 p.m. on Friday, January 27th the price goes up to $30.00. On Saturday and Sunday, January 28 and 29, the all-day price is $30.00. Buy your Carnival Ride Tickets NOW and SAVE money. Carnival Ride Tickets are available for purchase at the parish office and after all weekend Masses.

Looking for new and gently used toys for prizes at our Annual Parish Festival

While you are cleaning out the closets and toy boxes to make room for the Christmas presents, please consider donating your gently used toys for our festival to be used as prizes for the games in our “KidTown”. We would also welcome donations of new toys. Please contact Elaine at 406-217-7608 and she will make arrangements for pick up. God Bless you and thank you!

More information . . .


March for Life 2017

Tucson March for Life

Saturday, January 21, 2017

9:00 a.m. Mass for Life
10:30 a.m. March for Life
12:00 noon Ceremony for Life - Holy Hope Cemetery

The Tucson March for Life will begin with Mass celebrated by Bishop Kicanas at St. Augustine Cathedral, 192 South Stone Avenue, from 9:00 am - March 10:30 am.  The March for Life begins at 10:30 a.m. from St. Augustine Cathedral and ends at Holy Hope Cemetery, where a memorial service and Rose Ceremony will be held 3535 North Oracle Road.

Our Lady of Grace Parish will be traveling to Tucson to join the Annual Tucson March for Life. If you are interested in attending please contact the parish office to reserve a seat on the bus. 

Bus departs from Our Lady of Grace, Maricopa at 6:30 a.m. and returns approximately at 3:30 p.m.


Maricopa Life Chain - Sunday, January 22, 2017

 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Life Chain in Maricopa, Arizona
Parishioners from Our Lady of Grace Parish on Hwy 347 in Maricopa, Ariz.

4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. / John Wayne Parkway near Basha's and Circle K

Come join our parish on Sunday, January 22, 2017, from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. to protest the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decision overturning the law against abortion in our country. This prayerful demonstration is to mark this tragic event in the life of our country and to pray for an end to abortion. Please join us!

Pro-Life Crosses 2012
Our Lady of Grace Parish, Maricopa, Ariz. - Forty-four crosses each representing 1.4 million babies aborted each year since 1973. Lord, have mercy on us.

Annual Parish Festival Planning Meeting
Thursday, January 19, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. Parish Office

All are welcome to join us to share your ideas and opinions for the 2017 Annual Parish Festival. We are looking for a few volunteers to become leaders of sub-committees. Please prayerfully consider being a part of this committee. This is our largest fundraiser that our parish hosts and we need you to make this successful. If you are unable to make the meeting but would like to help, please contact the Parish Office and leave your name, phone and email address.


Our Lady of Grace Parish 3rd Annual Gala

Saturday, February 18, 2017

Our Lady of Grace Parish 3rd Annual Gala celebrating our 10th Year Anniversary as a Parish will take place on February 18, 2017 at the Elements Event Center in Maricopa. We are looking for volunteers to help with planning the Gala. If you would like to help please contact Peter Smith 480-266-7454.

Our Lady of Grace 10th Annual Parish Festival - Silent Auction

Would you consider making a gift to the Parish Festival’s Silent Auction. We are looking for new electronics (such as I-Pads, laptops, tablets, TVs), time share/vacations, a car or whatever God lays on your heart. If you would like to make a monetary donation, we would combine with other donations and purchase one of the above items. We are always open for creative and unique items and ideas. All donations are gratefully appreciated. Please text or call Diane at 480-254-8651 for more information.


Blessed Sacrament

First Friday 24-Hour Eucharistic Adoration

February 3, 2017

All day and all night Eucharistic Adoration will begin on Friday, February 3rd after the 8:00 a.m. Mass and conclude with Benediction and Mass at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday morning (February 4th).

The Lord promised that He would be with us until the end of time. His Real Presence in the Holy Eucharist is the fulfillment of that promise. Prayer and adoration before the Blessed Sacrament shows our faith in the true and real Presence of the Lord Jesus Christ among us. Come to the Lord and pour out your hearts before Him!

First Friday Masses: 8:00 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.

Benediction and Mass Saturday: 8:00 a.m.

Sign-up now online!  Click on the icon below to sign-up for Eucharistic Adoration and to see which hours need to be covered.  Let us know what you think of this new feature.

Click to View Volunteer Opportunities on SignUp.com

Walk to Emmaus ministry presents . . .
Jeff Cavins teaching

Understand the Entire Bible!

A 24-Part Study Featuring Jeff Cavins

The Bible Timeline: The Story of Salvation is a fascinating Bible study that will take you on a journey through the entire Bible.

Go deep into each period of salvation history and discover the amazing story woven throughout all of Scripture. Using a unique color-coded system, you will see how all the major people, places, and events of the Bible reveal the remarkable story of our faith.

Dates, Times, Location

Every Monday - two sessions available. Choose 1:30 p.m. or 6:30 p.m. at Our Lady of Grace Parish Office 18700 N. St. Gabriel Way, Maricopa, Arizona

Cost/Registration

Attendees can register (no fee) and purchase study materials from Ascension Press ($34.95 plus shipping) at http://www.ascensionpress.com

For More Information

Contact Michael Barnes 520-568-6682 or azbarnes@gmail.com


Walk to Emmaus is open to all who want to know more about our Catholic faith, especially converts and cradle Catholics who desire to increase their faith and understanding of the Catholic Church and its teachings.

Symbolon

If you could sum up Symbolon in one sentence, a good description might be:  "Discover the big picture of the Catholic faith."


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Children & Worship Program 2016-2017

Registration October 1, 2016

This program is designed as a support for parents in educating their three and four year old children pre-schoolers about Catholic faith and values, the Mass and God’s love. Classes begin in October 23 and will meet on designated Sundays through May 2017. The registration fee is $5.00 per student.

Download the Registration Form and Program Policy here.

If you have questions or would like to volunteer to assist the teacher in the class, please contact Patti in the church office at 520-568-4605 or email to pcoutre@maricopacatholic.org.


Digital Grand Piano Raffle

Digital Grand Piano Raffle

We will be raffling off this digital grand piano at the Our Lady of Grace Annual Parish Festival on January 29th, 2017. Time to be determined.

Tickets are $25 per ticket or (1) one book of 5 tickets for $100.

Piano is valued at $5,500.00

All proceeds will go toward the purchase of the Organ in the loft. Tickets are available in the parish office or from Music Ministry personnel.


This Wang & Sons digital grand was donated by Wang Piano Organ, to help raise funds for the new Rodgers organ at Our Lady of Grace Parish.

Contact: Don Raflik for more information 602-317-8278, email:  donr@difbeats.com


SingleCare Fundraiser for our Parish

Please help Our Lady of Grace Church raise money by signing up for the free account at:

www.singlecare.com/a/ourladyofgrace

SingleCare will provide a one-time contribution to our church for every person who signs up whether they utilize this medical supplement or not.


Agape Young Adult Group

The Agape Young Adult Group will meet every Sunday at 2:30 p.m. in the Parish Office beginning Sunday, August 14th. Our meetings will consist of various activities and talks, spiritual and social, as we continue to grow in our Catholic faith. We will also participate in outreach projects. This new ministry is open to those between the ages of 18 to 32 years old. For more information, please contact Christina Maloy at 619-804-5232.


R.C.I.A. - Monday, January 23, 2017

7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in the Parish Office

The first session for the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (R.C.I.A.) begins on Monday, August 8th from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the parish office. It's still not too late to join. Please call the office for more information.



Memorial Paver

"Pathways of Life and Remembrance" Legacy Paver Project

Our Knights of Columbus are sponsoring a special project to glorify God for answering our prayers for our New Parish Church. The "Pathways of Life and Remembrance" Legacy Paver Project will provide you to place a special message of your choice on a paver brick. Your message can create a lasting family legacy, remember a departed one or commemorate an important event in your life.

Please consider sponsoring a paver. Costs range from $100 for a 4"x 8" (3 lines of 18 characters each), $200 for a 8"x 8" (6 lines of 18 characters each) to $250 for a 8"x 8" (Logo plus 2 lines of 18 characters each). Orders will be taken after weekend Masses or in the Parish Office. Cash, checks and credit cards accepted.

    Sample messages:
  • In Memory of Richard Doe 9/14/64—7/29/08 (3 lines)
  • In Celebration of 50 years of Marriage Joe and Mary Jones (3 lines)
  • In memory of my loving wife Mary - Bill Roberts (3 lines)
  • Thanks to the Virgin Mary for her intercession (3 lines)
  • The Smith Family parishioners since January 2007 (3 lines)
  • Mary Smith Your 1st Communion 10-04-2014 Mom and Dad (4 lines)

The pavers will be installed as the exterior is being completed and orders are filled.


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Parish Registration Code: R7JJR6


Vocations Corner

What is it that God is asking you to do with your life?

Are you discerning your "call" in life, your vocation?

Have you ever thought of being a priest?

Diocese of Tucson Vocations Prayer

Loving and generous God, we need more vocations to the priesthood. Send us faith-filled servants to minister as dedicated and loving priests in the Diocese of Tucson.

Inspire us with your Holy Spirit so that we will encourage and foster a culture of vocations in which many will hear your call to serve your people.

Bless our Diocese with men and women who will work together with your priests as deacons, religious, and lay ministers to bring to life the Gospel and to realize the Church’s mission in our Diocese. We ask this through Christ our Lord. Amen.


Hope Group

Middle School Youth Group

Big Changes To Hope Youth Group Days!

Every Friday, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Hope Youth Group will not be meeting in the month of July! We will be taking a small break this summer. We will be starting again in August with a new time and day! We will be meeting every Friday from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Please join us on August 1st for first meeting with our new day & time!

Catholic to the Core!

We will have Games, Food and Fun!!! All Middle School Youth are welcome to come and see what Hope Group is doing over the summer.