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Deacon Eric Meisfjord, Editor
P.O. Box 48, Spokane WA 99210
(509) 358-7340; FAX: (509) 358-7302


May 8 Mass, luncheon to honor Adoption Birth Mothers

the Inland Register

(From the April 30, 2009 edition of the Inland Register)

On Friday, May 8, 2009, a special Mass will be celebrated to honor women who have placed babies for adoption.

Bishop Skylstad will preside at the Mass at noon at St. Joseph Church, 1503 W. Dean Ave., Spokane.

Catholic Charities Spokane hosts this Mass for Birth Mothers to recognize and celebrate their motherhood. Women and families of any faith who share this common experience, or anyone touched by adoption, is invited to attend. The Mass is open to the general public as well.

Following the Mass, a luncheon will be served to the Birth Mothers only in St. Joseph’s Parish Center. A birth mother interested in the luncheon is requested to call (509) 358-4258 by May 4 and confirm her intention to attend. The luncheon is sponsored by Catholic Charities, Children’s Home Society of Washington, Washington Adoption Reunion Movement-Seattle, and Spokane Consultants in Family Living.


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