BLOG

RJ Sy, 2011-2016

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016

It is with a heavy heart to announce that OLMC’s bravest parishioner, RJ Sy passed away on August 30th in his home surrounded by his family. Our prayers are with RJ as we ask him to pray for us and our prayers are with the Sy Family. Arrangements for RJ (Richard Aiden Sy) Visitation: Thursday, […]

God’s Garden, August 31, 2016

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016

The geographic Mount Carmel that we take our Carmelite name from is a mountain range along the Mediterranean in Israel. It is a green oasis surrounded by desert; hence, its name ”Carmel,” which means ”the Garden of God” in Hebrew. The metaphorical Carmel is a way of life, our disposition as we make our spiritual […]

New-ish Year Resolutions

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

It struck me this afternoon that I’ve been writing this blog for a year. (Thanks for reading!) I started last fall. As I’ve written before, I have always seen September as the beginning of my year—it stems from the normal life of working in a school. So, while I’m getting my haircut and buying my […]

Laborers in God’s Family Business

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

It is fitting that we worship together as a Christian community on this Labor Day weekend. Because as followers of Jesus, we have all been called to be laborers for the Kingdom of God. I went on retreat a few years ago and heard a priest say that the Universe is God’s family business. We […]

Kids Open Gym

Monday, August 29th, 2016

Thursday, September 8, 2016 the OLMC gym will be open from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. to all those interested in playing some early Fall basketball as well as have the opportunity to sign up early for the 2016-2017 basketball season. Meet the coaches, shoot around and meet your fellow players. There will be some […]

God’s Garden, August 29, 2016

Sunday, August 28th, 2016

The geographic Mount Carmel that we take our Carmelite name from is a mountain range along the Mediterranean in Israel. It is a green oasis surrounded by desert; hence, its name ”Carmel,” which means ”the Garden of God” in Hebrew. The metaphorical Carmel is a way of life, our disposition as we make our spiritual […]

God’s Garden, August 26, 2016

Thursday, August 25th, 2016

The geographic Mount Carmel that we take our Carmelite name from is a mountain range along the Mediterranean in Israel. It is a green oasis surrounded by desert; hence, its name ”Carmel,” which means ”the Garden of God” in Hebrew. The metaphorical Carmel is a way of life, our disposition as we make our spiritual […]

Guess Who Is Coming To Dinner?

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

My brother Jules is a chef in Philadelphia. Like most of my family he is an artist and his craft is food. He can turn the cacophony of a kitchen into a near-sacred space where brightly colored vegetables and dark sauces are transformed into the most delicious and delicate flavors. In this weekend’s Gospel I’m […]

God’s Garden, August 24, 2016

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

The geographic Mount Carmel that we take our Carmelite name from is a mountain range along the Mediterranean in Israel. It is a green oasis surrounded by desert; hence, its name ”Carmel,” which means ”the Garden of God” in Hebrew. The metaphorical Carmel is a way of life, our disposition as we make our spiritual […]

God’s Garden, August 22, 2016

Sunday, August 21st, 2016

The geographic Mount Carmel that we take our Carmelite name from is a mountain range along the Mediterranean in Israel. It is a green oasis surrounded by desert; hence, its name ”Carmel,” which means ”the Garden of God” in Hebrew. The metaphorical Carmel is a way of life, our disposition as we make our spiritual […]

Event Signup Forms
View Signup Forms