AUGUST 2022 – Calendar

AUGUST – Another blessed month.

Dear Friends and Parishioners,

   we cannot let the month of August pass by without taking advantage of the special graces the CHURCH grants us during this month. IN THE PREVIOUS MESSAGE, you have the list of all the ACTIVITIES we have during this month.

August 2, we had the opportunity to gain. the plenary indulgence of the PORZIUNCOLA in honor of St. Francis of Assisi.

August 4 is the feast of St. John Vianney, called LE CURE’ OF ARS, greatest confessor and patron of all the parish priest.

August 5 is the Feast of the First Church dedicated to the Blessed Mother in Rome, THE BASILICA OF ST. MARY MAJOR. (A Private revelation tells us that the Blessed Mother was born on August 5th; in Medjugorie there are 50,000 young people to celebrate HER BIRTHDAY.

August 6 – The Feast of the Transfiguration, very significant  for all the Consecrated.

NOVENA OF THE ASSUMPTION begins the same day.

August 14 – Sunday at 7:00pm (After the 6:00pm Spanish Mass) We will celebrate the VIGIL with the RENEWAL of the CONSECRATION to St. Mary and St. Joseph of all the members of FRATERNITAS.

August 15, Monday night at 7:00pm we will have a SOLEMN MASS and candle light PROCESSION (around the Parking Lot) with the Statue of the Blessed Mother. ALL ALTAR SERVERS ARE INVITED TO CARRY THE CANDLES. During the Mass Sr. Cecilia will renew her temporary VOWS of poverty, chastity and obedience.

August 22, The Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary – Regular Evening Mass.


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About Fr. Walter

Father Walter Tonelotto was born in Italy in 1947 and entered the Scalabrini Seminary at an early age. At 20 he was sent by his superiors to study Theology at St. Joseph’s Seminary in Dunwoodie, New York and then to the Toronto School of Theology. He holds a Master in Divinity from St. Paul’s University in Ottawa and a Master in Moral Theology from Union Theological Seminary at Columbia University, New York City.