at Connecticut College
Celebration at Buck Lodge, May 2011
Thirty of us gathered May 8 for the annual end-of-year mass at Buck Lodge in the Arboretum.
Father Larry said mass on the deck overlooking the Arboretum Pond.
We heard the gospel about the disciples on the road to Emmaus (Luke 24:13-35), admired the beautiful setting and the wonderful weather (bees not withstanding), and enjoyed a picnic lunch.
Palm Sunday 2011
We observed the vigil of Palm Sunday on Saturday, April 16.
A piper led us into the Chapel, reminding us of Jesus' triumphant arrival in Jerusalem before his crucifixion.
Bishop Michael Cote joined us for mass and blessed palms at the back of the Chapel before the procession. A reception followed in the Chapel library.
Easter Vigil 2010
Our celebration of Easter -- life life, hope and renewal, was the night of Saturday, April 3. A reception followed in the Chapel library with breads, fruit, chocolate, other snacks and of course Easter eggs.
Mardi Gras 2010
Our annual Mardi Gras celebration was Feb. 13, 2010 after mass.
We had lasagna, bread, salad, strawberry shortcake and chocolate chip cookies. And there were plenty of beads, funny hats and chocolate.
The pinata hanging from the light fixture in the middle of the room went to the person with the birthday closest to Mardi Gras. View photos.
Easter Vigil 2009
Our celebration of Christ's resurrection began symbolically in darkness on April 11 with the blessing of the new fire.
The liturgy continued with joyous readings, music and prayers. Afterward we feasted on Easter breads, fruit and chocolate in the Chapel library. View a slideshow.
Passion Sunday 2009
We celebrated the opening liturgy of Holy Week (Passion/Palm Sunday) on April 4 with the blessing of palms, a procession led by a bagpiper and supper after mass. And hot-cross buns! Bishop Michael Cote of the Diocese of Norwich joined us. View photos.
Our first supper in Fall 2008 was after mass on Sept. 20.
We celebrated Professor Marion Doro's 80th birthday. View photos.
Read more about Marion.
Bishop Cote visits, February 2008
Two members of the Catholic Community with Father Larry and Bishop Cote after mass.
Welcoming Fr. Larry home, April 2008
Reception for Father Larry after his return from Italy and France, April 2008.
A group of students (and soon-to-be students) at the reception for Father Larry in April 2008.
Father Larry presides at the wedding of a staff member.
Father Larry led a group of 16 students to Rome during Holy Week in March 2008. Some highlights:
Campo de' Fiore
A street near Piazza Navona
St. Peter's Basilica, Good Friday
St. Peter's Square with Pope Benedict on Easter Sunday
FL concelebrates at Santa Susanna, Palm Sunday
At the Vatican Museums