|Fr. Richard blessing the ashes|
Continuing our custom of having one of our readings proclaimed in a foreign language, our second reading was read in Latin by Abbey Edwards '16. She had come to me months ago asking if she could do a reading in Latin and her Latin teacher Mr. O'Leary was a big help with her in translating the reading.
At our Mass we remembered in a special way the soul of Mark Carrier P'14, the father of Matthew Carrier '14. Mr. Carrier passed away suddenly this week and our prayers are certainly with Matt, his mother, and two sisters. As I told the students, maybe it's because I am getting older and have my own children but when I hear stories like this, I am especially sad. May his soul, and the souls of all the faithful departed, rest in peace. Amen.