Welcome to St. Mary of the Annunciation Spotlight. This newsletter shines a spotlight on our parishioners and ministries engaged in the works of our Lord and is a vehicle for us to better connect and embrace one another as a community of believers. I thank God for the blessings He has bestowed on St. Mary community and His people. May He continue to show us with His graces.
Fr. Jerry Jacob
Pastor, St. Mary of the Annunciation
Spotlight Articles - Fall 2019
Father Don Cambe, St. Mary’s associate pastor since early July, knew by the age of eight that he wanted to be a priest.
During Advent as preparations for Christmas get underway, Filipinos both in their home country and abroad flock to churches to celebrate Simbang Gabi, a nine-day novena of Marian Masses.
The liturgical season of Advent is just around the corner. In fact, Advent begins Sunday, Dec.1 this year, so it’s not too early to locate your family’s Advent wreath or make one of your own.
Jesus is coming! Preparation for Christmas is an important theme for Advent, but there is more. Advent is a time to become more involved in your faith. It’s a time to be swept up in the meaning of life as a Christian community and possibilities for the future. Embrace this holy season. Find wonderful resources below and visit the parish Advent page for more ways to prepare for the coming of Christ!