As the gift-giving season is winding down and thank-you season is winding up, I want to say a huge “Thank You!” to all those people who so generously sent me Christmas cards, cookies and candy, and other presents, ranging from cash and gift cards to goodies from my wishlist. I don’t have addresses for everyone, but I will send written thank-you notes as soon as I can to as many people as I can.
I am thankful above all to God for giving me such great family, friends, and parishioners (past and present). The gifts are great, but more important is the love, generosity, and appreciation they reveal. I will remember you all in a Mass of thanksgiving early in the new year.
Merry Christmas (it’s not over yet!) and Happy New Year!
Father Matthew…We thank you for so generously giving of your time, attention, concern for the people,catholic and non-catholic, of Holy Family parish . We should name you…theGood shepherd of Cape Ann. May God grant you the strength to continue your good works,especially with the Brazilian community..Happy New Year.Charlene