For Thanksgiving this year, reach out to the Healthcare workers you know with a card, email or text, and thank them for caring for your community everyday, but especially during COVID-19. Here is a card we created you can print and fill out to show your appreciation! Below is a prayer for all Healthcare Workers:
Blessings for all of the healthcare workers.
We ask for blessings for all of the healthcare workers around the world. Please bless them with the rest they need, time for nutritious meals and good ways to relax and de-stress. Lift their spirits. Help them remember that they are not only saving lives but also saving our spirits by displaying selfless compassion and courage.
We pray for blessings on the families of all of our healthcare workers. Bless them with good health and protection from disease. Provide for all their needs. Comfort them in their times of worry. Be present with them when they feel lonely, isolated and scared. Encourage and hold them up with faith and hope.
We bless every employee with gratefulness and thanksgiving for their service to our community. We ask for blessings on each employee that they may be given the grace to cure sometimes, heal often and comfort and be comforted always.
“Appreciation is a wonderful thing: It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well”Voltaire
Solemnity of Christ the King Mass of Giving Thanks: Sunday, November 22nd
Gather to give thanks, rejoice, and worship Christ the King! All are welcome!
This is a special Candlelit Mass to celebrate the end of the semester
Rose Hill: 8:00 PM University Church
Rev. Joseph M. McShane, S.J., Presider
To attend in person, click here to sign up. Join via Livestream here.
5:00 PM, Blessed Rupert Mayer Chapel (Lowenstein 221)
Rev. Damian O’Connell, S.J., Presider
To attend in person, click here to sign up. Join via Zoom here.
Refreshments to follow!
Note: Fordham campuses are currently closed to external guests. If you are enrolled in the University’s VitalCheck system and would like to join us for Mass, we need everyone to do their part and register ahead of time. In order to maintain proper social distancing, the University Church at Rose Hill can only seat 65 persons per liturgy and the Blessed Rupert Mayer Chapel at Lincoln Center can only seat 16 persons per liturgy in the University Church. Thank you!
On Friday, November 6th on the Keating Steps at Rose Hill and Thursday, November 12th on the Outdoor Plaza at Lincoln Center the Fordham community joined together for an interfaith candle lighting & prayer service to honor and recognize those adversely impacted by COVID-19. At Lincoln Center, Campus Ministry partnered with United Student Government (USG), Muslim Student Association (MSA), and Christian Lighthouse Fellowship (CLF). We give thanks to them in aiding our efforts to commemorate those affected by the pandemic.
Our community remembers all members of the Fordham Family lost this year, particularly during the COVID-19 Pandemic, and prays for healing of body, mind, and spirit for all of the sick and grieving. We as well reflect on the deep impact the pandemic has had on our New York City community, and more specifically our Bronx community. We keep them in our prayers to heal as a community and become stronger together through the process.
Join our Fordham community to pray for remembrance and healing during the COVID-19 pandemic. Recordings of our Interfaith Prayer Services can be found here: Rose Hill and Lincoln Center.