We are purchasing new wood pew racks to replace the plastic ones that are now in the pews. They should be arriving in 6 weeks. The cost for each rack is $40.00, we need 200. If you would like to make a donation to help defray the cost, please call Maria in the rectory.
The final rehearsal will be Tuesday May 7th from 3:30 - 4:30pm. Our first communion students will receive the sacrament of First Holy Communion on Sunday May 12th at 12:30pm .
GUARD OF HONOR
The Guard of Honor meeting will be Thursday night May 16th at 7:30pm in the rectory basement.
Over 200 students received Confirmation on Saturday May 4th. We would like to thank everyone that participated and made the Confirmation sacrament celebration a beautiful and successful one. Without the students, sponsors, families and catechist teachers, this would not have been possible.
On Sunday May 19th, at the 11:00am mass we will have our beautiful tradition of the Crowning of the Blessed Mother.
There will be a special meeting on Wednesday May 8th at 6:00pm in the rectory basement. Please attend this important meeting.
Dates to remember:
5/6 - Steering Committee Meeting
5/9 - Ascension of the Lord (Holy Day of Obligation)
5/15 - Our Lady of Fatima Procession
5/16 - Guard of Honor Meeting
5/19 - May Crowning
5/19 - Pentecost Sunday
5/27 - Memorial Day
5/31 - Living Rosary
6/15 - Our Lady of Pompeii
April 27th & 28th - $ 2,654.00
The monthly 50/50 tickets are available in the St. Gerard Chapel. You may also obtain tickets in the rectory Monday through Friday 9am to 4pm . The winner of the April raffle was Donna Maria Bruno, # 0546 , $ 467.50.
OUR LADY OF FATIMA
We will be celebrating the 26th Annual Candlelight Procession in Honor of Our Lady of Fatima in the Plaza, on Wednesday May 15th at 7:30pm. We will have cake and coffee in the rectory basement following the procession. Everyone is welcome.
St. Lucy is a parish without borders. From the beginning of the parish, Italian immigrants opened their arms and embraced all new groups of immigrants. On Sunday, May 19th at the 12:30pm mass we will celebrate the diversity and plurality of cultures present in our parish.
Anton Berezkin & Susana Labalbo