Signs of spring have been hard to come by, but slowly, patiently and surely there is felt the warmth of the sun and glimpses of the fact that Old Man Winter is exiting. As Lent draws us nearer to Holy Week and the life-saving events of Christ’s suffering, passion, death and rising, it is one sure sign of this spiritual springtime.
Father Jim’s 40th anniversary of ordination to the priesthood will be celebrated with a special Mass at noon Sunday, May 18, followed by a coffee reception in the gym. A dinner reception will take place at Daniele’s Banquet Specialists on Seneca Turnpike in New Hartford, with cocktail hour at 4 p.m. and dinner at 5. Dinner is $25 per person, and tickets will be available at the rectory and after all weekend Masses starting April 13.
Parishioner Rosemarie Chiffy has received The Mohawk Valley Chapter of New York State Women Inc.’s Unsung Heroine Award” at its Women of the Year Award Dinner. Rose Marie was honored for her many activities in the parish and her outreach activities ministering to the ill and disabled. We are so proud and grateful to her and the many unsung heroes of our parish who give of their time to help others.
We are looking for a pool table for our youth group. If anyone has a pool table in very good condition that needs a new home, we would be happy to take it off your hands. Please contact Anne Elacqua with the details at 941-7447 or 724 3950.