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Journey To Carmel

Thursday, October 31st, 2019

My vocation journey began almost 25 years ago. Many people had been encouraging me for years to think about priesthood but I had been fighting God for years. After a long struggle, I finally said yes at the age of 30. I was strongly drawn to the Carmelites and, after a period of discernment, I joined […]

This Week’s Gospel Message

Thursday, October 31st, 2019

This Week’s Gospel Message for Sunday, November 3rd is from Luke 19:1-10. “But Zacchaeus stood there and said to the Lord, ‘Behold, half of my possessions, Lord, I shall give to the poor, and if I have extorted anything from anyone I shall repay it four times over.’ And Jesus said to him, ‘Today salvation […]

Saint Spotlight

Thursday, October 31st, 2019

Saint Charles Borromeo’s Story The name of Charles Borromeo is associated with reform. He lived during the time of the Protestant Reformation, and had a hand in the reform of the whole Church during the final years of the Council of Trent. Although he belonged to the Milanese nobility and was related to the powerful […]

Report from the Field!

Tuesday, October 29th, 2019

Our Medical Mission carrying our prayers and their skills have arrived safely in Jose Galvez, Peru and by Noon on their very first day have already served over 100 patients. Check out the photos below and make sure to keep checking as we get more reports from the field!

Blood Drive

Friday, October 25th, 2019

Dear OLMC Family, Since coming to OLMC in the fall of 2014, I hoped to be able to schedule a Blood Drive here.  Giving blood is one of the most precious — priceless — gifts that you can give, as I learned first-hand. Ms. Jacqueline Edelmann When my son was two years old, he started […]

Frozen Turkey Drive

Thursday, October 24th, 2019

OFFICE OF CONCERN FOOD PANTRY AT ST. CECILIA CHURCH THANKSGIVING FOOD COLLECTION For 39 years, the volunteers at the Office of Concern Food Pantry have been assisting families in Bergen County with weekly supplemental food, serving about 900 families living below the federal poverty level. The Office of Concern is now gearing up for their […]

This Week’s Gospel Message

Thursday, October 24th, 2019

This week’s Gospel Message for Sunday, October 27th is from Luke 18:9-14. [Jesus said] “‘. . .for whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and the one who humbles himself will be exalted.’” “‘The one who humbles oneself,’ Jesus says, ‘will be exalted’ (Luke 18:14). Perhaps this is because the humble person is not seeking exaltation […]

All Saints and All Souls Celebrations

Thursday, October 24th, 2019

ALL SAINTS DAY All Saints Day (Holy Day of Obligation) – “This feast, honoring all the saints of the Church, known and unknown, provides an opportunity to reflect on the nature of sainthood and celebrate the exemplary faithfulness of holy men and women of every place and time, whose lives and deeds inspire us.” Source: […]

Thank You OLMC!

Thursday, October 24th, 2019

An Evening in Peru, “Una Tarde en Peru,” was an evening that brought together the members of Our Lady of Mount Carmel’s parish and school community. It was a celebration in preparation of all the men and women volunteers who would be traveling this Saturday to minister to the needy of Peru. We would like […]

Saint Spotlight

Monday, October 21st, 2019

Saints Simon and Jude’s Story Jude is so named by Luke and Acts. Matthew and Mark call him Thaddeus. He is not mentioned elsewhere in the Gospels, except of course where all the apostles are mentioned. Scholars hold that he is not the author of the Letter of Jude. Actually, Jude had the same name […]

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