Latin Mass will be celebrated weekly on Sunday mornings at 11:15 am in the Annunciation Lower Church. We will now be taking Mass Intentions for this mass. Please visit the Rectory during office hours to make arrangements. Thank you.
Six days a week – Monday through Saturday – we live our lives in a highly competitive world. Nations compete for power. Politicians compete for votes. Business competes for customers. Workers compete for victories. All of us, it seems, are competing with someone for something that both of us want but only one of us can have. That is how we live six days a week. Then on Sunday we come to church at Annunciation-Our Lady of Fatima for worship and encounter a totally different emphasis. In Church we pray that God’s will might be done on earth as it […]
Most people have a favorite and regular place to sit in the Church. Standing up in the sanctuary week after week, I learn to look for certain people in certain places. If on a given weekday or Sunday you are not in your place, there is not much use in looking any further because that usually means that you are not there. I am not sure what this signifies, except that we are creatures of habit. We like familiar places and things and faces for the simple reason that they are familiar. Nevertheless, it was that particular quirk of human […]