Reconciliation Monday will be held on Monday, December 16th in order that we may to prepare ourselves for Christmas. We will hear confessions from 3 – 5 pm at both Annunciation and Our Lady of Fatima churches and from 7 – 8 pm at Annunciation Church only.
The Mass Schedule for the Solemnity of Mary is: Tuesday, December 31st – New Year’s Eve Vigil Mass: 5:00PM(S) Wednesday, January 1st – New Year’s Day & Solemnity of Mary (a Holy Day of Obligation) 9:00AM(S) 10:30AM(N) 12:00PM(S) No 5:00PM Mass Please Note: (S) indicates Annunciation Church and (N) indicates Our Lady of Fatima Church
Can you remember as a child the anticipation you felt as Christmas approached? It was such an exciting time of year. For some reason, adults seemed to be a little happier and less fussy than usual. Music filled the air, packages were under the tree, secrets were being whispered from person to person. Sometimes the excitement would build until you would think you were going to burst. Perhaps we have since discarded that kind of anticipation as just a childish fantasy; but I hope not, for it isn’t altogether without scriptural precedent. For example, there is the meeting between the […]