But all six of our babies to be baptized arrived safe and sound and warm. Two expectant couples arrived for their blessing and to pray for the health of their babies-on-the-way. Several families brought the Infant Jesus from their Christmas mangers to bless as well, probably over a dozen Infant Jesus's of all shapes, sizes and styles.
Our own maintenance crew did a great job of cleaning up the walkways and sidewalks and augmented the basic plowing job by our snow removal contractor. The driving winds virtually cleared some areas of snow entirely, while accumulating drifts of three, four and five feet or more in certain areas, especially against the school building.
Evening 7 PM mass is still on schedule and, as usual, will be the Traditional Latin Mass.