The Feast of the Immaculate Conception is Sunday, December 8th, but is transferred to Monday, Dec. 9th. There will be masses on Monday the 9th at 6:45 am, 9 am, and 10 am at Annunciation and at 9 am and 7:30 pm at Our Lady of Fatima. (However, the obligation to attend Mass is dispensed because December 8 falls on Sunday.)
Several years ago, there was a story in the news about a family in a small town in Florida. It consisted of a father, a mother, and two young sons. They were a normal family, except for one problem. Both boys had AIDS. They had each contracted the virus through a blood transfusion. Their presence in the public school was bitterly resisted by other parents, whose children attended that same school. One night, under suspicious circumstances, the family’s house burned to the ground. Finally, they were forced to move to another town. They had been rejected by their own community. […]
Our Parish Raffle was a big success! Congratulations to the following winners: 1st Prize: Karen and Joseph Pugila 2nd Prize: Conrad and Linda Youngren 3rd Prize: Mary Shalvey 4th Prize: Josephine Sullivan 5th Prize: Kathleen Langan Thanks to everyone who participated!!
Please help others enjoy a Happy Thanksgiving by donating a complete (uncooked) dinner to the Parish Room on Monday, November 25 (8 am – 8 pm) or Tuesday, November 26 (8 am – 5 pm). Dinners will be donated to various needy parishes, food pantries and shelters. TURKEYS MUST BE FROZEN! All other items should be fresh, packaged or canned. No items will be accepted after Tuesday night at 5 pm. Thank you for your generosity to those in need this holiday season. Drop-off times are: Monday, 8am – 8pm and Tuesday, 8am – only until 5pm.