Beginning on the first week of Advent, Monday, Dec. 2, there will be Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament after the 5:15 pm Mass. The Liturgy of the Hours will be prayed in some days of the week as well. Thank you.
The Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception, since it falls on Sunday, has be transferred to Monday, Dec. 9th, but not as a holy day of obligation. Masses will be celebrated on its regular schedule: 12 pm in Spanish and 5:15 pm in English.
MAKING ALL THINGS NEW
Making All Things New is a pastoral planning initiative of the Archdiocese of New York which seeks to address how the archdiocese can best meet the religious, spiritual, and pastoral needs of the people.
GOALS OF MAKING ALL THINGS NEW
1. To enhance the vibrancy of parish life in the Archdiocese of New York.2. To strengthen the presence and ministry of the Church in the urban, suburban and rural areas of the Arch. 3. To foster an appreciation for and participation in Sunday Eucharist. 4. To promote New Evangelization efforts throughout the archdiocese.
5. To implement parish planning within the archdiocese considering the needs of the people, the projected number of priests available to serve, financial resources, and changing demographics. 6. To ensure that all parishioners have opportunities for quality lifelong Christian education and formation. 7. To strengthen service to those who are most in need.
8. To promote vocations to priesthood, religious life, the diaconate, and lay ministry. 9. To support new initiatives for youth, young adults, families, and seniors.
10. To build a greater sense of unity among Catholics from all cultures within the local Church. 11. To increase collaboration among all entities in the local, national, and universal Church now and the future.
"Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee.
Blessed art thou among women, and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus.
Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners, now and at the hour of our death."