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May Drive for Mothers and Kids!

Friday, May 7th, 2021

We’re collecting items for mothers and their babies at Siena House in the Bronx! We’re asking for the following items. Our drive is from May 9 – May 30th! Items can be dropped off in marked areas in the Narthex and elevator! BABIES’ NEEDS Diaper Pull Ups 4T – 5T Boys & Girls Pampers 5 […]

Our Lady of Fatima

Thursday, May 6th, 2021

The Story of Our Lady of Fatima Between May 13 and October 13, 1917, three Portuguese children–Francisco and Jacinta Marto and their cousin Lucia dos Santos–received apparitions of Our Lady at Cova da Iria near Fatima, a city 110 miles north of Lisbon. Mary asked the children to pray the rosary for world peace, for […]

This Week’s Gospel Message

Thursday, May 6th, 2021

This week’s Gospel message for Sunday, May 9th is from John 15:9-17. “Jesus said to his disciples: ‘As the Father loves me, so I also love you. Remain in my love. If you keep my commandments, you will remain in my love, just as I have kept my Father’s commandments and remain in his love. […]

Mass Intention Book

Thursday, May 6th, 2021

Requests for Bread and Wine and Sanctuary Lamp only are still available for 2021. Intentions for Bread and Wine and Sanctuary Lamp are made for the week. The 2022 Mass Book will open on Tuesday, June 8th at 9:15 A.M. To accommodate everyone, there is a limit of 4 Mass intention requests (2 weekends and […]

Happy Mother’s Day!

Thursday, May 6th, 2021

“A society without mothers would [be] a society that has lost its heart, lost the ‘feel of home.’ Because mothers, even at the worst of times, are capable of testifying to tenderness, unconditional self-sacrifice, and the strength of hope. Where there is a mother, there is unity, there is belonging.” – Pope Francis A Prayer […]

“A balanced lifestyle”

Thursday, May 6th, 2021

Pope Francis designated May 24, 2020 through May 24, 2021 as Laudato Si’ Year to commemorate the fifth anniversary of his landmark encyclical on the care for our common home. The following is an excerpt from Laudato Si’ and a reflection provided by the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Philadelphia. Pope Francis’s Laudato Si’ #225: […]

Welcome to the Lord’s Table!

Thursday, May 6th, 2021

Congratulations to the children who received the Sacrament of First Eucharist on April 24th and May 1st and 8th. We pray that the gift of the Holy Eucharist will draw them into an unending friendship with the Lord.                                                                                              Olivia Bandula           Charles Krol             Charles Baquiran       Madelyn […]

“Monkey Butt”

Sunday, May 2nd, 2021

If God really loves us so much, why does he allow bad things to happen? Before retiring, I worked for many years at Hackensack University Medical Center. At least once each day I would ride the elevator in The Tomorrows Children Building. Frequently I would share that elevator with young children who were very, very […]

Saint Profile

Thursday, April 29th, 2021

Saint Catherine of Siena’s Story The value Catherine makes central in her short life and which sounds clearly and consistently through her experience is complete surrender to Christ. What is most impressive about her is that she learns to view her surrender to her Lord as a goal to be reached through time. She was […]

This Week’s Gospel Message

Thursday, April 29th, 2021

This week’s Gospel message for Sunday, May 2nd is from John 15:1-8. “Jesus said to his disciples: ‘I am the true vine, and my Father is the vine grower. He takes away every branch in me that does not bear fruit, and every one that does he prunes so that it bears more fruit. . […]

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