And with that God was made man. And God would go on to suffer like man in so many ways. And God asked that we unite our sufferings with His.
Friends, until we can join again in Orate Fratres, here are some images from this Feast Day back in 2009, at St Stephen Church. We were lucky to find these in our computer folder. Mass was celebrated at the side altar of the Blessed Virgin Mary, by Fr Franz, who was pastor of the parish at that time.
BVM Side Altar, St Stephen Church
Feast of the Annunciation, 2009
Closeup of the BVM
Closeup of the Altar
Rev S. Michael Franz, then Pastor