June 17, 2021

Fr. Chris Argano’s New Assignment

Fr. Chris Argano, the Vocation Director of the Archdiocese of NY, who has been in residence here at our parish since 2016, has a new assignment!  He has been named Pastor of St. Mary’s Church in Washingtonville and St. Columba in Chester, NY.  His new placement begins on July 1st and we wish him well in this new venture.  Congratulations! 
June 9, 2021

Letter From the Pastor – June 13, 2021

Many thousands of people, caught in the grasp of some personal tragedy, have said, or least thought: “If God will do so, He can cure me.”  When trouble comes and  human solutions fail, most of us think of God.  And our first reaction is the same as that of many people – if God were so inclined, He could solve this problem and set things right. But we are well aware that most personal tragedies do not turn out with a happy    ending.  I have known, and so have others, that many people prayed for a deliverance that never came.  […]
June 4, 2021

Letter From the Pastor – June 6, 2021

     One of the most difficult questions that any of us ever face is “Why?”  And we face it repeatedly.  Life is fraught with mystery.  Everywhere the question “why” raises its head.  Why war?  Why poverty?  Why disease?  Why earthquakes?  Why floods?  Why human suffering and heartbreak?  All of these are questions to which we do not have an answer.  So far as I know, nobody does.  So instead of speculating about “Why,” let us reflect upon why we do not understand.      One reason we have trouble understanding is because God’s timetable is different from ours.  We […]
May 27, 2021

Letter From the Pastor – May 30, 2021

                Yesterday, May 29th, several men from St. Joseph’s Seminary in Yonkers were ordained to the priesthood for the Archdiocese of New York and four for the CFR.  Our best wishes and prayers go with them as they begin their new ministry in the name of the Lord.                 Hopefully, we here at Annunciation – Our Lady of Fatima pray fervently today and every day for an increase in vocations to the priesthood and religious life.  Our Holy Father makes a special point of the truth that the local parish community and, in […]
May 25, 2021

Memorial Day Parade – May 31

Memorial Day Parade & Ceremony on May 31st  Sponsored by American Legion Ernest Pasqua Post #1506 10:00 am  Veteran Motorcade (rain or shine).  Arrive at St. Eleanora’s Lane by 9:40 am on May 31. Steps off at 10 am. Veterans interested in participating, call Glenn Sadowski at (914) 318-9396.  Neighbors:  Please line the motorcade route!  Route to be published on the Post’s website. 10:30 am  In-Person Ceremony (Veterans Only) at the American Legion Plaza near Crestwood train station.  To keep the audience size below 200, the live in-person ceremony is open to veterans and their drivers.  Event organizers are looking […]