The Carmelite Sisters for the Aged and Infirm celebrated the 33rd anniversary of Venerable Mary Angeline Teresa McCrory's passing to eternal life on January 21, 2017. The celebration was held at Saint Teresa's Chapel of the Motherhouse in Germantown, New York. The theme chosen for this celebration was "Venerable Mary Angeline Teresa, Model of Hospitality." The event was attended by the McCrory family, Avila Carmelite Sisters, invited guests and the Carmelite Friars pre-Novices and Novices. The Very Reverend Mario Esposito, O.Carm. was the principal celebrant. Other members of the clergy con-celebrating with Father Mario were Rev. Joseph Finch, Rev. Patrick Buckley, Rev. Paul Denault, O.Carm., Rev. James Dorr, CM, Rev. Timothy Ennis, O.Carm., Rev. Sunny Matthew, O.Carm. and Rev. Justin Cinnante, O.Carm.
Venerable Mary Angeline Teresa was also born on the same day of her death which made it a double celebration!
Below is the homily given by Father Mario during the Mass.
Homily 33rd Anniversary (113 KB)
PHOTOS AT SAINT TERESA'S MOTHERHOUSE
Ozanam Hall Nursing Home of Queens, NY held their own celebration, as did all the other nursing facilities in different States, operated by the Carmelite Sisters. Below are photos of Bishop Neil Tiedemann, CP blessing the residents of Ozanam Hall and sharing this special day with our Sisters.