Have you ever wondered why millions of people watch soap operas on television? The answer, it seems to me, is not difficult to find. Our real lives tend to become so dull and drab, but those people on the screen lead lives of daily intrigue and romance. So people by the multiplied thousands sit before their televisions and escape from the world of monotonous reality into a world of exciting fantasy. For some people, even religion can be used in somewhat the same way. We live in a world of […]
In-person Religious Education classes for students in Grades 1 – 7 will begin in October! Classes for Grades 1 – 5 will be held on Sundays from 8:45 – 9:45 am in Annunciation School beginning on October 17, 2021. Classes for Grades 6 and 7 will meet from 7 – 8:30pm on Wednesdays at Annunciation School beginning on October 13th. There is a remote learning option available to parish families. Please contact the Religious Ed office if you are interested. In addition, there will be a Religious Ed Parent Meeting on Wednesday September 29th at 7:30pm in the Annunciation Upper […]
September 21, 2021 Dear Parents and Guardians, After many years serving as a catechist in our parish, I am honored and excited to be joining full time as Director! We are blessed to have such an incredible community here and I look forward to getting to know, and working with, all of you! Thank you for your cooperation and support during this transition period. As confusion and concern can often be a by-product of change, I would like to reassure you that Fr. Grippo, our wonderful team of Catechists and myself, are dedicated to maintaining […]
In Colossians 3:16-17, we’re told: “Let the word of Christ, rich as it is, dwell in you. In wisdom made perfect, instruct and admonish one another. Sing gratefully to God from your hearts in psalms, hymns, and inspired songs. Whatever you do, whether in speech or in action, do it in the name of the Lord, Jesus.” The gift of speech is to be used to praise and worship God. It is to be used to create joy and laughter and song. It is meant to persuade us in those things that are for our good and God’s glory. It […]
Please join us in welcoming Fr. John Figueroa back to Annunciation – Our Lady of Fatima! Fr. Figueroa was with us for two summers when he was a seminarian. Most recently he was assigned to St. Elizabeth Ann Seton in Shrub Oak. He is delighted to be back with us!