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Lenten Information

Thursday, February 28th, 2019

LENTEN REGULATIONS REGARDING FAST & ABSTINENCE The days of both Fast and Abstinence during Lent are Ash Wednesday and Good Friday. If possible, the fast on Good Friday is continued until the Easter Vigil (Holy Saturday night) as the “paschal fast” to honor the suffering and death of the Lord Jesus, and to prepare ourselves […]

The Journey Begins

Thursday, February 28th, 2019

Ash Wednesday   March 6 Ashes will be blessed and distributed throughout the day. Mass Schedule – 8:30 AM, 12 NOON, 7 PM Children’s Prayer Service – 3:45 PM The church will be open from 9 AM until 7:30 PM for the individual reception of ashes at anytime throughout the day. Ash Wednesday is a day […]

This Week’s Gospel Message

Thursday, February 28th, 2019

This Week’s Gospel Message for Sunday, March 3rd is from Luke 6:39-45. “A good tree does not bear rotten fruit, nor does a rotten tree bear good fruit. For every tree is known by its own fruit. . . . A good person out of the store of goodness in his heart produces good, but […]

Thank You Servers!

Thursday, February 28th, 2019

A special thank you to all our parishioners who generously cooked, served, prayed and donated items to our Walk In Dinner Program in Hackensack, NJ! We served over one hundred of our brothers and sisters. Save the date for our April 16th service which is just one part of the many Lenten offerings during the […]

Religious Education Grade 2 Makes A Difference!

Thursday, February 28th, 2019

Second grade students in the Religious Education Program created snack packs of packaged food that catechist Karin Erdtmann organized and delivered to the Office of Concern in time for St. Valentine’s Day! A big ‘thank you’ to Grace Antonucci, our Sunday second grade catechist, whose students packed 42 bags last Sunday. “The kids were terrific […]

OLMC Is Making A Difference!

Thursday, February 21st, 2019

One of the many ministries at OLMC is the monthly Walk-In Dinner Program in neighboring Hackensack. OLMC parishioners cook, donate and volunteer at the Bergen County Department of Housing, Health and Human Service Center. While this hands on ministry is a powerful way to live our faith in the Gospel, it can seem like we […]

2020 Mass Book

Thursday, February 21st, 2019

The 2020 Mass Book will open on Wednesday, March 13th at 9:15 A.M. To accommodate everyone, there is a limit of 4 Mass intention requests (2 weekends and 2 daily) and 2 requests for either Bread and Wine or Sanctuary Lamp. No phone requests will be taken at this time. Thank you for understanding. There […]

This Week’s Gospel Message

Thursday, February 21st, 2019

This Week’s Gospel Message for Sunday, February 24th is from Luke 6:27-38. “Jesus commands us to show mercy to those who hurt us. We are called to be merciful not just because it is the right thing to do, but also because God is merciful. But there is another implication. Since we are created in […]

OLMC Celebrates Black History

Thursday, February 21st, 2019

February is Black History Month and throughout the month OLMC will feature stories from the rich tradition, and at times hidden history, of Black Catholics in the United States and around the world. For over 140 years the Josephites have been in the mission of serving the African American community. It began with a determined […]

Religious Education News

Thursday, February 14th, 2019

First Eucharist First Eucharist Preparation Day will be held on Saturday, March 16th from 9 AM to 12:30 PM in the Parish Auditorium. This is a fun, faith-filled event designed for children preparing for their First Communion. First Eucharist Dates: Saturday, May 4th at 11 AM and Saturday, May 11th at 11 AM in the […]

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