St. Anne Parish
Note: Palms will be given out in front of The Pieta Sculpture on the north west side of Parking lot At 10:00 am Palm Sunday.
Message from Fr. Lawrence Brito
Dear brothers and sisters in Christ,
We are entering the most Holy week of the year and it will be an experience like no other. The churches are closed because of fear of contracting a disease. We have taken drastic measures to stop the spread of Covid-19. Is this the right move? I’m not sure of the answer, but what I am sure of is the Power of Christ Jesus the Lord.
Blessed Palms for the first time will be distributed out side the church to be taken home. This is a very good time to establish prayer at home. I encourage you all to come by the church and pick up a bottle of holy water, one of the purple missilets, and the palms. Fathers should lead the family in prayer; if no father then the mother should lead.
Please know that I am celebrating mass through out holy week and on Easter Sunday.
On Easter Sunday it would be very good to gather the family in an appropriate place in your home, beginning the prayer with the sign of the cross and incorporating the reading for Easter and the Our Father or maybe saying the Glorious mysteries of the Holy Rosary.
Jesus said: “when two or three are gather in my name I will be there in the mist.” Soon we will be able to receive the Lord again in Holy communion and to gather to celebrate the Holy Sacrifice of the mass.
Although the mass is the greatest of prayer and gives us the opportunity to touch and taste the goodness of the Lord, I pray that this fast from the Eucharist will make us hunger for it that much more. Have a very blessed and peaceful Holy week, God bless you all.
Fr. Larry R. Brito
Pastor St. Anne