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29Spring2013WhenwecameutherethenearestchurchwasinMesaabut25milesawaysaidDrthy.ThiswasaMrmnarea.EverySundaymyhusbandwulddrivemetMesasIculdgtMass.Intheearly1960sthecuplesjbstkthemtNewMexicandthenCalirnia.TheyreturnedttheirruralAriznaneighbrhdin1971.Inthattimeachurchwhichwasreallyjustaplainsquarebuildinghadbeenbuiltnearusshesaid.IthadbeenbuiltwithagrantrmCathlicExtensin.AlthughDrthyhadalwaysknwnCathlicExtensinrmseeingExtensionmagazineathmewhenshewasgrwingupinsmall-twnIndianathesimplebuildinginAriznaachurchtcallherwnmadeanimpressinnher.ThisimpressinledhertbecmeaLegacyClubmembermeaningCathlicExtensinwillreceiveaprtinherestateupnherdeath.ButrecentlyDrthyan88-year-ldwidwwhridesherbiketMassthreetimesaweekdecidedshedidntwanttwaittmakethisgit.Shedecidedtdistributethedesignatedprtinherestatenw.Thisiscalledapartialacceleratinanestategitrasnemightsaypayingrward.IhaveenughtlivensaidDrthybutIdntknwwhatsgingthappentthestckmarket.Smetheexpertssayitwillgdwnbereitgesbackupagain.Iwantedtgiveawaymymutualundsnw.ThisisntagitvehiclesaidJulieTurleyvicepresidentdevelpmentatCathlicExtensinbutpeplecandistributeprtinstheirestateprirtdeath.Iyuredistributingaprtinyurestatetcharitytherearemanybenefts.ByliquidatingtheundsandgivingthemtcharityDrthyisabletavidcapitalgainstaxesandpreservemrecapitalmretgiveaway.Myeyesightisntsgdanditsgettingcmplicatedtkeepupnallthispaperwrkshesaid.Idntcnsiderthismneymineanyway.ItsJesusmney.IjusthadcustdyitandIdidntwanttlseanyit.SheaddedIthughttherewerelimitatinsnhwlargethegitculdbetavidtaxesbuttherearent.Mrepepleshuldknwthatyucangivealargegitandstillgetthetaxbeneft.ThetinyblckchurchthatwasfrstbuiltwiththehelpCathlicExtensininDrthysneighbrhdhassincebeenreplacedbyalargerchurchthatseatsmrethan800peple.AndsuburbansprawlrmPhenixandMesaisnwencrachingnDrthysruralhme.ButDrthyisatpeacelivinganindependentaith-flledliewithherpetsandherappreciatintheruggeddesertlandscapeshecallshme.Shebelievesshehasallsheneedstliveasatisyinglie.IthinkpeplelikeBillGatesshesaid.Iyuhaveenughtlivensmetimestheextramneyyuhaveisbetterspenttdaythanwaitinguntilyudie.AddedTurleyDrthyhasavisinrtheutureCathlicExtensin.Sheisshappytbeabletmakehergitnw.FrmreinrmatinnpayingrwardestategitsandthergitvehiclescntactCathlicExtensinsDevelpmentofceat800-842-7804rplannedgivingcatholicextension.org.Idontconsiderthismoneymineanyway.ItsJesusmoney.St.CatherinesChurchintheSanSlanMissinParishisntheThnodhamReservatininsuthernArizna.ThisparishisparttheDiceseTucsnArizna.