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WELCOME TO THE GUARDIAN ANGELS
2015 Guardian Angels Leaders
STANDING: ALVIN CLARK, BOBBIE CLARK, SANDRA NOSKI-RIOS, PHYLLIS HAMILTON (Vice-Pres. & Bereavement Cards), CHRIS HAMILTON, BETTY KERR, FLORINE SWONKE, ROSIE DAVIS (Get Well Cards), BUCK TILL, & BETTY FUCH (Secretary).
SEATED: LARRY SCHLOTTMAN (Treasurer) , NANCY SCHLOTTMAN (President), ANGIE McLAUREN-TILL.
The Guardian Angels Senior Club of St. Mary and St. Joseph is a parish ministry catering to those 50 and over. Each month our planning committee meets to decide on the upcoming activities for the month.
Anyone 50 years old or over in the area are invited regardless of denomination. Each month, we have between 30 and 70 people attend our activities.
St. Ann and her daughter Blessed Mary
St. Ann is considered the Patron Saint of Mothers and the Elders
Our DOMINO GROUP meets every Tuesday at 11:00 until 3:00, except on the third Tuesday of the month. All we ask for visitors is to bring a covered dish or dessert, OH, and to have fun of course. We play 42, straight dominoes, chicken foot, Mexican train or what ever you like to play. FYI, we don’t play real serious dominoes, we just have lots of good fun.
GAME DAY AND BINGO
On alternating third Tuesdays we either have BINGO or GAME DAY which begins at 11:00 and lasts until 2:00. We give gifts for Bingo and a $10 door prize drawing is done at the end of the day. On these days the GUARDIAN ANGELS provide a hot entre’ and dessert. We ask visitors to bring a covered dish or dessert to share. This is your opportunity to show off you cooking skills.
OUTINGS & TRIPS
The Guardian Angels have fund raisers to help offset the cost of operation. We have our annual Bake Sale in October each year. In 2013 we started sponsoring bus trips to various casinos in Louisiana. We have suspended the trips for now but plan more in the future. We have had two trips each year, one in March and another in October. Depending on input, they will be either day trips or overnight trips.
Our Seniors have the opportunity to stay active through prayer and fellowship with social gatherings (which always includes a great meal) and bingo or various table games, (cards, dominoes, etc.) and birthdays remembered and two bus trips to the casino in March and October.
Once a year a retreat is planned for spiritual growth. We have a chartered membership in the Aging Ministry of the Galveston-Houston Diocese. As Part of the Northern Deanery we have 2 elected members that represent the parish at the monthly Senior Senate meetings in Houston and bring to our seniors information about the activities of other parishes in the area.
The members also receive the quarterly publication of the “Senior Chatter” for their enjoyment.
FOR MORE ABOUT OUR ACTIVITIES, CONTACT:
NANCY SCHLOTTMAN 936-597-8327
Some of the events we have in store for you.
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First Annual Valentine’s Dance & Concert
Friday Feb. 12 2016 in the hall. Bill Mock and the Hiway 105 band playing from 7:00 – 11:00. BYOB Snacks and set-ups available.
All this for only $5 per person.
BUS TRIP TO BRANSON
We are sponsoring a BUS TRIP TO BRANSON MO. the week of April 24 through April 30, 2016. This is an all inclusive trip of 7days and 6 nights, including an overnight stay at Little Rock on the way and another overnight stay on the way back, with rest stops along the way as needed.
The cost for this trip is $599 pp/dbl occupancy: private rooms for $180 more. A $75 deposit must be received by
Dec. 1,2015 with balance due in Feb. 2016.
The trip includes: 6 nights lodging, 7 great shows, 10 meals and much more.
See fliers in the bulletin, the church foyer, the hall and the parish office for more information. To reserve you place call or e-mail Nancy Schlottman @
936-597-8327 or firstname.lastname@example.org
STILL TIME TO SIGN UP FOR THE TRIP ! UPDATED: WE MAY HAVE 10 MORE PEOPLE FROM DEER PARK ALONG ON OUR TRIP. POSTED 2/27/2016
Waco Day Trip
Sept. 21, 2016
JOIN THE GUARDIAN ANGELS FOR AN ALL INCLUSIVE EXCITING DAY TRIP TO HISTORIC: WACO, TX
At the first stop we will visit the Magnolia Market & Silos and Gift Shop. This is the business of Chip and Joanna Gaines of HGTV fame.
For lunch you will be treated to an all you can eat buffet at Golden Corral.
After a leisurely lunch, you will visit the Dr. Pepper Museum and create your very own new flavor soft drink, bottle it, create a label and take it home with you. Before you leave you will receive a complimentary Dr. Pepper Float from the Soda Fountain! Next you will enjoy an exciting trip to the Texas Rangers’ Museum, nearby.
The bus will leave St. Mary’s at 8:00am on Sept. 21, 2016 and will arrive back at St. Mary’s between 6:00 & 7:00pm.
Remember, this is an all inclusive trip which includes the cost of the bus, admissions to all sites, and lunch.
The cost for all of this is only $55. Full amount must be received by Aug. 15, 2016.
Make checks payable to: St. Mary’s Guardian Angels
Mail them to: Nancy Schlottman 22149 Stone Creek Lane Montgomery, TX 77316
Second Annual Valentine’s Dance & Concert
Friday Feb. 10 2017 in the hall. Bill Mock and the Hiway 105 band playing from 7:00 – 11:00. BYOB Snacks and set-ups available.
All this for only $10 per person.
SAVANNAH BUS TRIP
SEPTEMBER 30,2017 THRU OCTOBER 8, 2017
The bus is fully booked at this time. Watch for our next trip.
What a great time we all had in Savannah!!!!
On April 24, 2018 we are going on a “PAINTED CHURCH” tour for the day. Call 936-597-8327 or see the April bulletin for details.
We had a lot of fun and saw some beautiful churches. St. Paul’s Lutheran Church a two story church in Serbin it was something to see. We had lunch at “Momma’s at Sengleman Hall” in Schullenberg, after which we toured St. Mary’s in Praha, just west of Schulenburg, then on to Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church in High Hill, TX and St. Cyril & Methodius Church in Dubina, TX. Heading back home we had a snack of Nancy’s famous cookies’arriving back at our St. Mary’s at 6:10 pm.
We now have a trip booked and are taking reservations for the 7 day Fall trip to “NASHVILLE TN.” on Sept. 23-29. The cost is $750 pp dbl. occupancy.
Call 936-597-8327 for details.
The “NASHVILLE TN.” bus is nearly full, we have only 5 seats available. Hurry and book your seat. Call 936-597-8327 to reserve your seats, ASAP.
Please, check back often as we are constantly updating this page.
Some past events
Thank you all for making them very special times of fellowship.
2013 Bake Sale on a Cool Sunday Morning
2013 Domino Group
2013 Day Trip to Coushatta
stub for Guardian Angels