It seems that one of the main difficulties that some people have with the Christian gospel is that it seems to them to be unrealistic. Few of them would deny that Jesus lived a good life or that He said some beautiful things. That, in fact, is the basis of their problem. As they see it, Jesus was so good and His teachings are so beautiful that they simply do not fit in a world such as ours. There is a tendency among some people to think of Jesus as an idealist, […]
All parishioners who are new to the parish (from September 2017 – present) are invited to join us for a Cocktail Reception in the Gym on Thursday, September 27, 2018 in the Annunciation Gym. It’s a lovely way to introduce yourselves, meet members of our community and find out about all our parish has to offer! No RSVP required.
We regret to inform our parishioners of the passing of Deacon Guy Pellegrini, deacon of our parish for many years and a dedicated teacher in our Religious Education program. His wake will be held at Flower Funeral Home, 714 Yonkers Avenue in Yonkers on Wednesday from 2 – 9 pm. There will be an additional viewing on Thursday morning from 9 – 10 am in Annunciation Church followed by a funeral mass beginning at 10 am.
A favorite Old Testament story of mine tells of a time when Joshua confronted the people of Israel with an imperative choice. He stood before them and said: “Decide today whom you will serve. As for me and my household, we will serve the Lord.” That seems to me to be an accurate statement of the option that faces every human being, especially parents. We all have a choice as to whom or what we will serve. But choose we must, because it is inevitable that we will serve something or someone. From the day we come into this world, […]
Please join us on Friday, September 14th at 7:30 pm at Annunciation Church so that, in light of the recent scandals, we may all pray together that the church may be more deeply purified and humbled and may shine forth with the radiance of the face of Christ.