May 8, 2022 Weekend Celebrations

Including Graduations, May Crowning, Mother’s Day, 1st Eucharist Celebrations, Good Shepherd Sunday and World Day of Prayer for Vocations

May 8, 2022: The postulants of our InterProvincial Postulancy (Chicago, IL) and their friar formators held the “May Crowning” Devotion and blessed a new garden statue of Our Lady of Guadalupe. The “May Crowning” is a time honored Catholic devotion to Our Lady, to whom the month of May is devoted through popular piety. They also extended well wishes to all mothers a very happy Mother’s Day, while asking for continued to pray for their vocations, as we also celebrated “Vocation Sunday,” the Fourth Sunday of Easter, known as Good Shepherd Sunday.

May 8, 2022: Mariella and Daniel, regular pilgrims at of The Shrine of St. Anthony (Ellicott City, MD) crown our Lady after the prayer for Mothers, at the Noon Mass.

At our Syracuse, NY pastoral ministry ~ Assumption Church, after receiving her First Eucharist, Grace honors Our Lady in prayer.

May 7, 2022 Baccalaureate Mass at UNC Chapel Hill’s Newman Catholic Student Center Parish: Fr. William Robinson, OFM Conv. (Parochial Vicar & Associate Campus Minister) with a sampling of the UNC Student Graduates

May 7, 2022: First Eucharist celebration at our Pt. Pleasant Beach, NJ pastoral ministry ~ St. Peter’s Roman Catholic Church

Closing Mass for the May 6-8, 2022 Toni’s Camp Retreat, of the Archdiocese of Atlanta, celebrated by the Archbishop of Atlanta and a friar of our province ~ The Most Reverend Gregory J. Hartmayer, OFM Conv.

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