Mothers and grandmothers gathered with their sons and grandsons at Christian Brothers Academy on December 4, 2011, for the schools annual Mother/Son Communion Breakfast, a CBA tradition during the holiday season. More than 300 people attended this years special celebration.
The morning began with a Mass presided over by Father John Ahern, which included readings and special blessings between mothers and their sons, musical selections by the CBA chorus, and presentation of petitions and gifts by mom and son pairs. Later, retired CBA religion teacher Betty Drotar spoke of her experiences as a mom during the breakfast portion of the celebration.
Caption: Father John Ahern at the 2011 Mother/Son Communion Breakfast
Caption: Betty Drotar, a retired CBA religion teacher, shares her experiences during breakfast.