Valentini revels in his Italian heritage

A.J. “Fred” Valentini’s life has been deeply immersed in his Italian heritage, much like that of our parish. He grew up in an Italian family, married into another, studied in Italy and taught the language…


Serafina makes every second count

It seems as though Serafina Sortino needs more than 24 hours in a day. A sophomore at Thomas R. Proctor High School, she is involved in numerous clubs and organizations. She also dances every day,…


New organ accentuates music ministry

Throughout the diocese and beyond, St. Mary of Mount Carmel / Blessed Sacrament Parish is renowned for many things. The beautiful church building with its glorious murals. Parishioners who give their time, talent and treasure…