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The monthly Mass for couples suffering from infertility and
recurrent miscarriage, followed by a support group for couples with
infertility or a talk about the NaProTECHNOLOGY approach to treating
infertility, will be held this evening at of Sienna Parish, .
On Thursday, June 17, there will be a St Gianna Mass celebrated for the intentions of couples dealing with infertility issues at St Catherine of Siena Church (411 East 68th Street, New York).
All are welcome!
The program for the evening is as follows:
6:00 pm: Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament and Confessions
pm: Litany and Prayers to Saint Gianna
6:35 pm: Mass
7:30 pm: Infertility
Support Group and talk by Dr. Anne Melnik on Napro – Technology
The celebrant of the Mass and devotions will be Dominican Father Bruno Shah.
The St Gianna Mass will be celebrated on the 3rd Thursday of each month. This Mass and program is a natural outgrowth of the spiritual activities held in May for the blessing and public inauguration of the Gianna healthcare ministry working infertility and women’s health.
Mark your calendar for the monthly St Gianna Mass:
July 15, August 19, September 16, October 21, November 18, December 16,
Last week there was an extraordinary Mass of Saint Gianna and a talk by the saint’s son at the Church and Priory of Saint Catherine of Siena (E. 68th St, NYC). I still find it amazing to say that a saint’s son is talking about his mother, a saint of the Church. Dominican Brother Ignatius Perkins wrote a reflection on what he experienced and gave some helpful links to a story in the Catholic New York and the video on Currents TV. Having been there myself –though serving the Mass– I am still in awe of the event because I think it truly was an encounter with Christ. Some many people came to meet Christ through the witness of Saint Gianna, the Mass and others. I wouldn’t be surprised if several miracles result from this event.
The Church of Saint Catherine of Siena was packed with people (SRO) with stunning music and fine preaching. The presence of the staff of the Dominican Friars Healthcare Ministries and the Gianna Center was aslo a beautiful thing. The faithful, indeed, wrote their intentions for Saint Gianna’s intercession and venerated relics of the saint.
Here’s Brother Ignatius’s review.
Here’s the video for the Gianna Mass