A Solemn High Votive Mass In Honor of the Parish Feast
In honor of the Opening of the 11th Annual Parish Feast of St. James the Apostle (July 15th – July 18th, 2015) and in honor of our parish co-patron, Our Lady of Mount Carmel, A Solemn High Votive Mass of Our Lady of Mount Carmel shall be offered according to the 1962 Roman Missal (the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite) on Wednesday, July 15th at 7:30 PM at the Church of Saint James the Apostle.
The Rev. Fr. Matthew MacDonald, Parochial Vicar of the Church of Saint James the Apostle, Carmel, New York, shall be the Main Celebrant and Homilist.
The Music for the mass shall be sung by the Choir of the Church of St. Agnes in Manhattan under the direction of Mr. James Wetzel.
A Catechesis on the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite (1962 Roman Missal) shall be offered in the Main Church of St. James by Fr. MacDonald from 6:30-7:15pm, prior to the start of the mass.
Food, Rides, and Games shall be available on the parish grounds outside the church from 6PM until 11PM each night of the feast.
From the Desk of Father Anthony Domenic Sorgie
To the Parish of St. James the Apostle and Our Lady of the Lake/Mt. Carmel
Peace be with you. I want to tell you myself that on August 1, 2015 I have been assigned by Cardinal Dolan to begin a new adventure. This August 2015, after a two-year project called "Making All Things New" over 100 parishes have been merged, consolidated or closed. This was an exhaustive process and hopes to strengthen the remaining parish communities. The Parishes of Immaculate Conception and Assumption in Tuckahoe, NY in the Town of Eastchester will be a NEW PARISH on August 1 and I have been assigned as its First Pastor...
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