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A Prayer for Courage

Wednesday, January 30th, 2019

Saint Paul Miki and Companions, Martyrs (Memorial) – On Feb. 5, 1597, Japanese Jesuit Brother Paul Miki and twenty-five companions (clergy, religious, and laypersons) were martyred in Nagasaki, Japan. From that time until 1865, Japan remained closed to the rest of the world. The faith survived without priests and with only the sacrament of baptism. […]

Saint Spotlight

Wednesday, January 30th, 2019

Saint Agatha, Virgin and Martyr (Memorial) – Agatha died in Sicily during the Decian persecution (249-251). It is alleged that she was sent to a brothel to force her to give up her faith. When this failed, she was tortured and died in prison. Her intervention was credited with stilling the eruption of Mount Etna […]

This Week’s Gospel Message

Wednesday, January 30th, 2019

This week’s Gospel Message for Sunday, February 3rd is from Luke 4:21-30. “And [Jesus] said, ‘Amen, I say to you, no prophet is accepted in his own native place.’” “The people of Nazareth were expecting a different kind of Messiah, someone who would overthrow the Roman authorities. But Jesus wants to make sure they understand […]

Watch Shakree’s Story

Tuesday, January 29th, 2019

“Serving God’s People” As missionary disciples, we seek to answer the Lord’s call each day. Christian stewardship is one way we can respond to the Lord’s call, as well as, assist our local Church in serving those entrusted to her physical and spiritual care. Through the Sharing God’s Blessings Annual Appeal, the Catholic community of […]

Watch Marco & Glenda’s Story

Tuesday, January 29th, 2019

Serving God’s People” As missionary disciples, we seek to answer the Lord’s call each day. Christian stewardship is one way we can respond to the Lord’s call, as well as, assist our local Church in serving those entrusted to her physical and spiritual care. Through the Sharing God’s Blessings Annual Appeal, the Catholic community of […]

Watch Lauren’s Story

Tuesday, January 29th, 2019

“Serving God’s People” As missionary disciples, we seek to answer the Lord’s call each day. Christian stewardship is one way we can respond to the Lord’s call, as well as, assist our local Church in serving those entrusted to her physical and spiritual care. Through the Sharing God’s Blessings Annual Appeal, the Catholic community of […]

Blessing of Throats

Monday, January 28th, 2019

This weekend immediately after each Mass parishioners are invited to have their throats blessed in honor of the feast of St. Blaise. Blaise was a 4th century physician, and bishop of Sebastea in historical Armenia. From being a healer of bodily ailments, Saint Blaise became a physician of souls, then retired for a time to […]

Sharing God’s Blessings

Monday, January 28th, 2019

“Serving God’s People” As missionary disciples, we seek to answer the Lord’s call each day. Christian stewardship is one way we can respond to the Lord’s call, as well as, assist our local Church in serving those entrusted to her physical and spiritual care. Through the Sharing God’s Blessings Annual Appeal, the Catholic community of […]

Book Club

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019

The Mount Carmel Book Club meets with fr. Dan on the first Tuesday of the month. Our next meeting is Tuesday, February 5th. The morning group meets at 9:15 AM and the evening group meets at 7:30 PM in the Conference Room. New members welcome! Please contact the Church Office at 201-568-0545 for more information.

Men’s Cornerstone Group

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019

Men’s Cornerstone Group meets every other Wednesday. The next meeting is Wednesday, February 6th at 7:30 p.m. at St. Mary Church in Closter. Please call Deacon Michael Giuliano at 201-983-1591 or Bill Angresano at 201-370-2698 if you have any questions.

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