It may not seem to be a natural pairing, but I’ve always felt that our children’s home and our televised Mass are a perfect match. And, of course, this is the way that Fr. Close always envisioned it would be, right from when we started broadcasting Sunday Mass in 1992.
Fr. Close saw that Sunday Mass at Mercy Home would not only be a service to the elderly, ill, and homebound faithful, but also a source of prayer for the children entrusted to our care. And in turn, our children pray for our Parish of the Airwaves. It is a wonderful circle of love and care that touches so many lives.
As we begin another year of broadcasting and care for our children, I want to thank you for making Mercy Home’s mission such a wonderful support for our community. You are not only in my prayers but also the prayers of our children—and I hope that we have a place in your prayers as well. Happy New Year from the Mercy Home family!