The VMA Parents Association held a prayer service and breakfast for their first meeting of the year on Tuesday, September 18. VMAPA president Karen D’Ascenzo dedicated the year to Our Lady of Fatima, in honor of the 100th anniversary of the apparitions in Fatima, Portugal.
The prayer service featured history of Our Lady of Fatima, and prayers and songs to Mary. Parents also offered intentions for people in the Villa Maria community, and in the wider world.
After the service, parents adjourned to the cafeteria for breakfast and socializing.