All of us are familiar with the Ten Commandments. We have heard about them all of our lives. Many of us could recite most of them from memory. They are the moral and ethical foundation upon which our society is based. Without them, it would be impossible for people to live together in peace and harmony. But there is another set of laws that are even more basic than the Ten Commandments. We could call these the “Twin Commandments”. They, too, are found in the gospels. The first is a quotation from the book of Deuteronomy in the Old Testament: […]
Monsignor Moore’s Golden Anniversary of his Ordination A mass of thanksgiving celebrating Monsignor Moore’s Golden Anniversary of his Ordination to the priesthood was celebrated on May 21, 2017 at the Annunciation-Our Lady of Fatima Parish. Parishioners, family and friends welcomed Monsignor Moore back to Annunciation – Our Lady of Fatima, where he was the pastor for more than 13 years, and shared in the special mass of thanksgiving and reception afterwards. Monsignor James R. Moore grew up in Our Lady of Refuge Parish in the Bronx, attended All Hallows High School and Iona College, completed his priestly formation at St. Joseph’s Seminary, and […]
Please drop off your donations for the upcoming Tag Sale! Breen Hall will be open every night this week (6/19 – 23) from 7 – 10 p.m. We need everything from toys, books and clothing to jewelry, electronics and furniture – the more the better! What a great way to clean out your home and repurpose your treasures! Thank you for your generosity.
The Annual Tag Sale will be held on Saturday, June 24th from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and on Sunday, June 25th from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. in Breen Hall. Please come join us to find treasures at great prices! (Tag Sale drop-off will be held the week prior, from June 19th – 23rd, 7 – 10 p.m. in Breen Hall.)
The month of June, as we know, is dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Today, I ask the question: What does it mean to love God? For the most part, many are inclined to think of love as a fond feeling of warmth and affection. We sing about it; we read about it; we watch it in movies and on TV. Love is a deep feeling that one person has for another. And quite clearly, not even God can demand that. How can we command the human heart to feel a certain way? So if we are […]