Installation Mass 2019

Members of the Trenton Cursillo English and Spanish speaking communities gathered on Friday, September 6, 2019 to witness the Installation Mass. 

In memory of Father Jay Bowden, Father Ed Blanchett wore
Father Jay's Cursillo's chasuble which was given to the
Trenton Cursillo community by Father Jay's family.

The first reading done by Pat Burke. In front of the Ambo
is Father Jay Bowden's Cursillo vest given to Trenton Cursillo
by Father Jay's family. Also in the picture is
Father Arian Wharff, Deacon John Clymore and Father Ed Blanchett.

Responsorial Psalm read by Margerita DeGregorio

Our music group - Rick Klarmann, Robert Lauricella, Dean Boturia, Tara Mika

Gospel proclaimed by Deacon John Clymore. On the altar is
Father Arian Wharff, Father Ed Blanchett and Father Neiser Cardenas

Homily by Father Ed Blanchett

Father Ed receives the gifts from former Lay Directors 
Cynthia Diamond, Ronnie Martella and Dick Andrejack and Al Martella (not pictured)

Jo Anne Henderson and Terri DeAndrea and the
Re-commitment of Existing Secretariat Members
Paddy and Bob Morris are installed as the new Pre-Cursillo Section Heads

Alice and David Riggio are installed as the new Cursillo Section Heads

Robert Lauricella is installed as the new Assistant Lay Director and
Coordinator of the School of Leaders

Kathy Tucker is installed as the 25th Lay Director of the Trenton Cursillo
Movement since its inception in 1972.

From Left to Right, Deacon John Clymore, Bob Morris, Paddy Morris, JoAnne Henderson,
Terri DeAndrea, Kathy Tucker, Robert Lauticella, David Riggio, Alice Riggio,
Father Arian Wharff, Father Neiser Cardenas

New Lay Director, Kathy Tucker, at the Ambo with
Father Arian Wharff looking on.

Former Lay Director, Mary Weis shares a thought
with the newly installed Kathy and Robert.

Gifts are given to Mary including flowers and a Meditation Stick.

John Carlucci, who carved the Meditation Stick,
shares the significance of the symbols carved on the stick.

Kathy and Robert start to cut the beautiful DeColores cake

A moment is shared with Former Lay Director, Mary Weis, and the new Lay Director, Kathy Tucker.
Mary is Trenton Cursillo's 24th Lay Director, Kathy is our 25th Lay Director since 1972.