Father Innocent Smith, O.P.

Posted: 5/20/15 | by | Category: Events, His Priests

Dear Parish Family,
As if Pentecost by itself wasn’t an excuse to celebrate! This weekend we will host, on Saturday evening, the first Mass of Father Innocent Smith, OP. There will be a reception afterward in the parish hall. We are so grateful for all Father Innocent has done here at St. Thomas Apostle. He has been assigned as parochial vicar at St. Vincent Ferrer in New York City and we wish him all the best in his new ministry. Pentecost is also the traditional day that many Oratories and Oratorian communities celebrate our father and founder, St. Philip Neri, as he was so profoundly influenced and transformed by the Holy Spirit. His feast day, May 26th, usually falls near Pentecost. May the Holy Spirit enflame our hearts with zeal for our Faith