WELCOME

We take this opportunity to extend a warm welcome to all those who will be visiting us. We are pleased that you have come to worship with us. The doors and hearts of our parish family of FAITH are always open, and we invite you to contact us at any time.  


  

Preparing for ADVENT

There are many ways during Advent that we can prepare our hearts and minds for celebrating Jesus’ birth at Christmas. You may want to pray more, participate in the Mass during the week, have an Advent wreath, or create family traditions. No matter what you do, remember the reason you are preparing. Ask God to guide you as you anticipate the coming of His birth. He is ready to welcome you.  


 

 

In both human and divine relationships, there can be no romance without a reverent listening to the other. When we make room in our lives for silence, the heaven and earth within us find each other. Then the Word of God is able to put down deep roots. These listening roots sense our desire for bonding with the Holy One.  


 

“Caring in Time of Need”

It is not too late to make your donation to our Annual Appeal, the major fundraiser of our Archdiocese. 

Those benefitting are many, and they include our Parish, the Archdiocesan Humanitarian Relief Fund, our Pastoral Programs (programs such as RCIA, Youth & Young Adults, Religious Education, Marriage Preparation, and Marriage Encounter), The Benedictine Sisters, Seminarians, enabling EWTN to be broadcast locally on cable television, Family Island Parishes and Education Endowment to name a few.

Your donation  to the Appeal would be greatly appreciated, and we thank you for your support.                                                                                                       


          

UPDATE ON COVID-19 REGULATIONS:

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VACCINE AGAINST COVID-19 

I wish to take the opportunity to assure you that the position of the Roman Catholic Church as to the vaccines against COVID-19 is that, in our present circumstances, persons who are eligible and able to receive the vaccine should do so willingly. This is to protect the health of the recipient, the health of all those with whom the recipient comes into contact and especially to protect the most vulnerable for whom infection of this virus could mean serious illness, hospitalization or worse. In this regard, receiving the vaccine promotes the Common Good by protecting an individual’s health, promoting public health and saving lives”.

 Excerpt of statement made by the Most Reverend Patrick C. Pinder, S.T.D., C.M.G., Archbishop of Nassau

 


 

 

 Pope Francis' Urbi et orbi meditation

 Pope Francis meditated on the calming of the storm from the Gospel of Mark during the prayer service over which he presided on the steps of St Peter's Basilica on Friday evening. Here is the full text.

“When evening had come” (Mk 4:35). The Gospel passage we have just heard begins like this. For weeks now it has been evening. Thick darkness has gathered over our squares, our streets and our cities; it has taken over our lives, filling everything with a deafening silence and a distressing void, that stops everything as it passes by; we feel it in the air, we notice in people’s gestures, their glances give them away. We find ourselves afraid and lost. Like the disciples in the Gospel we were caught off guard by an unexpected, turbulent storm. We have realized that we are on the same boat, all of us fragile and disoriented, but at the same time important and needed, all of us called to row together, each of us in need of comforting the other. On this boat… are all of us. Just like those disciples, who spoke anxiously with one voice, saying “We are perishing” (v. 38), so we too have realized that we cannot go on thinking of ourselves, but only together can we do this.

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