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God’s Garden, February 1, 2017

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

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 […]

Daisy Troop on Science Trip

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

Last Sunday the OLMC Daisy Troop took a trip to the Liberty Science Center!  They learned how to be chemists and worked on some experiments.  They earned 3 petals and their STEM badge.  Thanks to all our parents and Mrs. Ogle and Mrs. Lindsay for leading the pack! See the gallery below for more photos.

God’s Garden, January 30, 2017

Sunday, January 29th, 2017

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 […]

Catholic Schools Week 2017

Friday, January 27th, 2017

During the week of January 29th through February 4th the Academy of Our Lady of Mount Carmel—along with thousands of schools across the country—will once again celebrate Catholic Schools Week. This year’s national theme, “Catholic Schools: Communities of Faith, Knowledge and Service,” is a celebration of all that is exceptional about Catholic education. Catholic schools […]

God’s Garden, January 27, 2017

Friday, January 27th, 2017

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, January 25, 2017

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

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 […]

Homework

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

It’s National Catholic Schools Week in the United States and what a perfect Gospel reading to usher in the celebration. I’ve written before on the prophetic nature of the Beatitudes—that greatest hits list of Christian hope.  I’ve called it a “to do list” before, but in honor of the week perhaps we should call it […]

Confirmation Session Schedule

Monday, January 23rd, 2017

Mandatory Confirmation sessions for all Confirmation candidates are held in the Parish Auditorium (Odyssey Theatre). For more information contact director of Religious Education Sr. Regina Chassar, SSJ at olmcchassar1@nullaol.com. The schedule is as follows: Sunday, February 5- 11 a,m – 1 p.n Sunday, March 12th– 11 a.m. – 12: 30 p.m. Sunday, April 30th– 11 […]

OLMC Remembers Steven McDonald

Monday, January 23rd, 2017

The OLMC community was sadden to hear of the death of Catholic activist, advocate and police hero Steven McDonald who died last week. Officer McDonald visited OLMC seventeen years ago speaking to our OLMC students about the power of forgiveness. Steven McDonald was a New York City Police Department (NYPD) detective who was shot and […]

Monkey Butt

Monday, January 23rd, 2017

If God really loves us so much why does he allow bad things to happen? Before retiring, I worked for many years at Hackensack University Medical Center. At least once each day I would ride the elevator in The Tomorrows Children Building. Frequently I would share that elevator with young children who were very, very […]

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