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Advent Calendar

Wednesday, November 27th, 2019

Beginning the Church’s liturgical year, Advent (from, “ad-venire” in Latin or “to come to”) is the season encompassing the four Sundays (and weekdays) leading up to the celebration of Christmas. The Advent season is a time of preparation that directs our hearts and minds to Christ’s second coming at the end of time and also […]

Christmas at Carmel

Wednesday, November 27th, 2019

This Advent and Christmas Season enrich your spiritual journey with our annual celebration of “Christmas at Carmel,” opportunities designed for you and your families to worship, serve and celebrate the beauty of the Season. If you have any questions about any of the events please contact us at 201-568-0545 today! Check out this year’s exciting […]

Music of the Season

Wednesday, November 27th, 2019

Sunday, December 8 – Our OLMC Adult Choir will be joined by the Adult Choir of St. Anastasia in Teaneck for an Advent/Christmas concert at 4 PM in the church. The concert will feature both choirs, soloists, a children’s quartet and will close with a carol sing-a-long! Please join us for this wonderful way to […]

A Thankful Time

Wednesday, November 27th, 2019

The annual celebration of OLMC’s Senior Luncheon was a blast! A thankful and terrific time was had. Led in prayer by pastor, Fr. Mark Schaffner, O.Carm. and hosted by our volunteers the delicious food was enjoyed in a warm atmosphere. The Church staff came to celebrate with thee community. Check out the photos below and […]

Faithful Stewards

Wednesday, November 27th, 2019

It’s hard to believe that our second medical mission to Peru is now behind us. Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church has once again shared its abundant blessings with people in need thousands of miles away from home. We know that as Catholics, we are called to the service of others. Scripture tells us “Each […]

This Week’s Gospel Message

Wednesday, November 27th, 2019

This Week’s Gospel Message for Sunday, December 1st is from Matthew 24:37-44. “Therefore, stay awake! For you do not know on which day your Lord will come.” “Jesus warns his disciples that the Son of Man will come ‘at an hour you do not expect’ (Matthew 24:44). If we are honestly preparing our hearts to […]

Giving Tree 2019

Wednesday, November 20th, 2019

Our parish is collecting gifts to be distributed to individuals of St. Simon Stock Church in Bronx, NY, for AIDS patients at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center, for the women and children of Siena House in Bronx, NY, for the Missionary Franciscan Sisters in Tenafly, the Sisters of St. Joseph residing in Teaneck, and the Sisters of […]

This Week’s Gospel Message

Wednesday, November 20th, 2019

This Week’s Gospel Message for Sunday, November 24th is from Luke 23:35-43 “Now one of the criminals hanging there reviled Jesus . . . The other, however, . . . said ‘Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom.’ He replied to him, ‘Amen, I say to you, today you will be with me […]

A Thanksgiving Prayer

Wednesday, November 20th, 2019

“Be joyful always, pray at all times, be thankful in all circumstances. This is what God wants from you in your life in union with Christ Jesus.” 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 A Thanksgiving Prayer Father in Heaven, Creator of all and source of all goodness and love, look kindly upon us and receive our heartfelt gratitude […]

Thank You OLMC!

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019

Dear Parish of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Thank you again for the phenomenal opportunity to travel and serve in Peru on behalf of our parish. This year’s trip was again incredibly successful. Building on our experience from last year, we honed and improved every aspect of our system. Our supply and medication list was […]

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