From the Desk of Father Nathan

St Gabriel Catholic Church | Pompano Beach
God Bless You All

A Message from Father Nathan

My dearest people who are all close to my heart!
Lots of love, blessings, and prayers to you all.


Today is a day of national Thanksgiving! 

So Many Reasons to Be Thankful

  • First for the blessing and protection God has given us.
  • Second, for our democratic government and the prosperity, we enjoy.
  • Third, for our freedom of speech and religion.
  • And finally for the generosity and goodwill of our people.

The History of Thanksgiving

When we read the history, we learn that in the winter of 1610 at Jamestown, Virginia, the conditions had reduced from a group of 409 settlers to just 60 souls. The survivors had prayed for help, without knowing when or how it might come. When help arrived, in the form of a ship filled with food and supplies from England, a Thanksgiving prayer meeting was held to give thanks to God.

President George Washington issued the first National Thanksgiving Proclamation in 1789.

President Abraham Lincoln, in the midst of the Civil War, established Thanksgiving Day as a formal holiday to express our thanks to God.

In 1941 Congress passed the official proclamation declaring that Thanksgiving should be observed as a legal holiday on the fourth Thursday of each November.

Today, let us thank God for His innumerable blessings, providential care, and protection and for the unconditional pardon given to us for our daily sins and failures.

So Much to be thankful for

We thank our parents – living and dead- for the gift of life, Christian training, and the good examples they gave us. Give thanks for the loving support and timely help and encouragement of our relatives and friends. Thanks to our pastor, teachers, doctors, soldiers, police, and government officers for the sincere service they render us.

God bless you all.

With lots of love and blessing.

Ever wanting to be faithful to your service.

—Fr. Sahayanathan Nathan

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Past Messages from Father Nathan

From The Desk Of Father Nathan | May 01, 2023

From The Desk Of Father Nathan | May 01, 2023

I will celebrate my ordination anniversary on the tenth of May. I feel humbled and blessed that the precious and good Lord has also called me to share in the royal priesthood. The call to priesthood is the biggest precious gift in my life.

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