CBA Community Celebrates All Saints Mass On Nov. 1

The CBA student body, staff and faculty joined Fr. John Manno, pastor of Holy Family Parish, to celebrate All Saints Mass on Monday, Nov. 1.

“In the words of Pope Francis,” said senior Jackson Marko. “The Solemnity of All Saints confirms that we, too, can have a place with God, not because we are good, but because the sanctity of God has touched our life…We can compare the saints to the Church windows which allow light to enter in different shades of color. The saints are our brothers and sisters who have welcomed the light of God in their heart and have passed it on to the world, each according to his or her own hue. This is life’s purpose: to enable God’s light to pass through; it is the purpose of our life too.”

Many students participated in Mass including Nick Evans, Delaney Hayden, and Joe Salvador who did the readings and Makenna Schultz and Mia Merola who delivered the general intercessions. Gift bearers were Declan Landers, Maddy Massa, and Micah Kluesner.

Instrumental and vocal soloists, including Tony Zarella, Caroline Silver, Josie Hakizimana, Katrina Huynh, Keira Kennedy, Matthew Craybas, and Grey Blake provided the music for the Mass.

Seniors sat with their seventh-grade buddies. 

Principal Debbie Brillante commissioned 36 students to serve as Eucharistic Ministers for school liturgies. Those students include: Sam Bartlett, Georgia Brown, Braeden Burns, Talia Cannizzo, Avery Costello, Caroline Cox, Luke DeLorenzo, Tori English, Lily Genecco, Jack Griffith, Nolan Hammerschmidt, Delaney Hayden, Claire Hulslander, Hana Kang, Nora Kilmartin, Dan Ludington, Mia Ludington, Jenna Macaluso, Jackson Marko, Maddy Massa, Seamus McIntrye, Michael McMahon, Ryan Mulhern, Erin Nardella, Anna Pedone, Joe Salvador, Andrew Schaefer, Mia Schimpff, Makenna Schultz, Emmi Stanton, Mary Sullivan, Katie Uryniak, Nate Vault, Mackenzie Witz, Max Wysocki, Sara Zdep.