On May 3rd, Father Hewes blessed the newly refurbished statue of the Blessed Mother which is in an outdoor grotto. About 60 people were present, including the Rosary Society from St. Matthew's. (They raised money to have the statue redone). In addtion, many Parishioners also generously donated money for this. Father Hewes thanked everyone for their generosity.
All who were present participated in saying the Rosary prior to the blessing and in singing hymns to the Blessed Mother.
Blessing of the Newly Refurbished Blessed Mother Statue