All of us know what it means to have experiences of illumination and insight. We have had those experiences when even for a moment, vision cleared, doubt and cynicism fled, and faith seemed the most real and reasonable thing in all the world. We all have those days when we need to remember the mountaintop moments of life. Pessimism seems to be the prevailing mood of the time. There is a general distrust of the political system. There is doubt and uneasiness concerning the economy. There is growing skepticism concerning the ability of society to correct its course and […]
St. Augustine once said, “Dig deep enough in any person, and you will find something divine.” That is a perfect description of the working method of Jesus. Put Him one-on-one with any person, and He would dig until He found that something divine. Then He would seek to draw out that quality and make it the dominant theme of that person’s life. He did this with the woman who was caught in adultery. He saw something inside of her, deeper than her sinfulness. And He made His appeal to that. Underneath her worst, He never doubted there was something better. […]
Please join the Exchange Club as they honor Fr. Sal Riccardi as well as Hon. Angelo Martinelli and Hon. Leonard Spano at the One Nation Under God Awards Dinner on Friday, September 15 at 7 pm at the Old Stone Mill Restaurant in Tuckahoe. Tickets are $95 per person. For more information, please contact Ann Muro at 914-346-9469.
Young men of the parish are invited to participate in a Pilgrimage to St. Joseph’s Seminary for the veneration of the relics of Padre Pio. We will be joining Fr. Connelly from Immaculate Conception Church in Tuckahoe for a day of faith and fraternity on Saturday, September 16th at 9:30 am and at 11 am will depart for St. Joseph’s where we will tour the grounds, venerate the relic and have lunch. We will return to Annunciation between 2:30 and 3 pm.