A few years ago, I heard the story of an exceptional woman. I thought it would be appropriate to repeat it for you this weekend. Her husband was a stroke victim, paralyzed and bedridden. She had three small school-aged children and another in her arms. She worked to support her family. After work, she rushed home to cook, wash, scrub and care for her husband and children. Surprisingly, she had a faint smile on her face as she told her story. “It’s God’s will,” she said. There were no tears. She reminded me of the poet Wadsworth’s words about an oak […]
Today is a Holy Day. In addition to our regular morning masses at 6:45 am at Annunciation and 9 am in both churches, we will also have a 10am Mass at Annunciation (schoolchildren will be present) and a 7:30 pm Mass at Our Lady of Fatima. There will be a Vigil Mass at 7:30 pm on Wednesday evening, May 9th, at Annunciation.
Many of our parish 2nd graders will be celebrating their First Communion today at 10 am, 12 pm and 2 pm Masses. Please keep these children in your prayers as they prepare to receive this beautiful sacrament.