In the photo there is our parish delegation for the ssad7SHINING STAR AWARDS DINNER sponsored by the Catholic Migration Services  The annual Shining Star Awards Dinner was held on Friday, October 21 2016 to honor one of our parishioners: ARTHUR DYBANOWSKI of Arthur’s Funeral Home Please join Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio as he honors this special individual, among others, from the many ethnic communities of the Diocese (28 ethnic groups have their Apostolates in the Diocese).  Each honoree was chosen by their own communities as examples to others of the value of hard work, patience, fidelity to their own cultures and identity, and a deep rooted faith in God.  These individuals embody our mission of „welcoming the stranger among us.”  This year we celebrate the  45th Anniversary of Catholic Migration Services.  The Shining Star Awards Dinner was held at Gargiulo’s Restaurant. The event is a fundraiser to support the pastoral efforts and legal services of Catholic Migration Services in the areas of  immigration, housing and employment.