May 8, 2017

Honoring our Parish Treasures – April 28, 2017

Faith & Treasures Dinner Dance – 2017   Father Grippo along with 260 parishioners and friends of Annunciation- Our Lady of Fatima Church celebrated nine “Treasures” of our parish at the Faith and Treasures Dinner Dance, held on Friday, April 28th at Mulino’s at Lake Isle. As a way to honor their contribution to our community, this year’s honorees were selected for the “love, service and encouragement” that they have invested in our parish and instilled in its members, both young and old. Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano gave each of our Treasures a special proclamation, along with Yonkers City Council President, Liam McLaughlin, […]
May 5, 2017

Letter From the Pastor – May 7, 2017

Several centuries ago our Lord prayed for the unity of all who live on the face of this earth.   Specifically, His words were these:  “I pray that they may be one, as we are one – I living in them, and you living in me – that their unity may be complete.  Of all the prayers that Jesus ever prayed, this one sometimes seems the farthest from being  answered, especially in light of the events of recent times.  Within the Christian community, for example, there must be at least a hundred different denominations and scores of divisions under each of […]
May 5, 2017

Celebrating 100 year of Fatima

April 21, 2017

Letter From the Pastor – April 23, 2017

We are living today in a time of religious change.  The past forty years or so have witnessed many changes in the life of the Church, and it seems rather certain that this millennium will  witness many more.  Living in the midst of it, we might suppose that all of this change is unique to our generation. But the truth is that religious change is nothing new.  It is, in fact, as old as religion itself.  You can trace it through the Bible from beginning to end. Our Catholic faith was born in an atmosphere of change.  Jesus went beyond […]
April 7, 2017

Letter From the Pastor – April 9, 2017

Jesus once asked His disciples, “Who do people say that I am?”  Peter, as was often the case, spoke for the group:  “You are the Messiah.”  You and I can hear those words with little or no emotion; but to those first disciples they were dramatic beyond measure.  From the beginning they had taught, hoped, even dared to believe that Jesus might be the long-awaited redeemer, spoken of by the prophets.  Now they were sure of it. Then, at that very point, Jesus began to teach them that He had to suffer, be rejected by His own people, and die.  […]