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Happy Independence Day

Tuesday, June 30th, 2020

The Parish Staff wishes all our parishioners a safe and blessed Fourth of July and our sincere thanks and prayers to all who serve. Church offices are closed Friday, July 3rd. “A Thanksgiving for America” Almighty God, giver of all good gifts; we thank you… For this nation, our heritage, and for calling us to […]

Saint Profile

Monday, June 29th, 2020

Saint Thomas the Apostle’s Story Poor Thomas! He made one remark and has been branded as “Doubting Thomas” ever since. But if he doubted, he also believed. He made what is certainly the most explicit statement of faith in the New Testament: “My Lord and My God!” and, in so expressing his faith, gave Christians […]

Religious Education News

Monday, June 29th, 2020

JULY 2020 Dear Friends, Greetings for the month of July, 2020! We hope and pray that this month will see an improvement with social distancing and the virus. May the Lord hear and answer our prayers. One of the blessings that Pope Francis has brought about is a deep concern and care for catechesis. (Teaching […]

This Week’s Gospel Message

Friday, June 26th, 2020

This Week’s Gospel Message for Sunday, June 28th is from Matthew 10:37-42 “Jesus said to his apostles: ‘Whoever loves father or mother more than me is not worthy of me, and whoever loves son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me; and whoever does not take up his cross and follow after […]

Sacred Music Series

Thursday, June 25th, 2020

In a new summer series, OLMC music director and music professor, Ms. Andrea Covais explores the rich tradition of sacred music. Each week we will feature a new song that will be sung during that weekend’s Masses at communion. We hope these short pieces enrich and deepen your spiritual journey during these times. Wolfgang Amadeus […]

Start eGiving Today!

Thursday, June 25th, 2020

We are grateful to have begun the process of slowly opening up and welcoming our parish family back home again. The pandemic’s toll in terms of lost lives has been—and continues to be—devastating and we will be coping with those losses together for the foreseeable future. This crisis has also had a continuing economic toll […]

Prayer List

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020

Let us pray for the needs of the following individuals: Leonard Abbruzzesi Adam Kokosinski Bernadette Alvarado Rumi Kubo Arturo Benemerito Elon Lages Lima Brian Bingman Deacon David Loman Maria Capo Joanne Mitchell Tom Cooke Vito Moncello Sr. Pat Coyle Aaron Monteagudo Carlos Crespo Anthony Salvatore Remedios De Guzman John Salvatore Rachel Durso Jason Scalora Patricia […]

Saint Profile

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020

Saint John the Baptist’s Story Jesus called John the greatest of all those who had preceded him: “I tell you, among those born of women, no one is greater than John….” But John would have agreed completely with what Jesus added: “[Y]et the least in the kingdom of God is greater than he” (Luke 7:28). […]

Saint Profile

Monday, June 22nd, 2020

Saint Thomas More’s Story His belief that no lay ruler has jurisdiction over the Church of Christ cost Thomas More his life. Beheaded on Tower Hill, London, on July 6, 1535, More steadfastly refused to approve King Henry VIII’s divorce and remarriage and establishment of the Church of England. Described as “a man for all […]

Reflections

Thursday, June 18th, 2020

While we all begin to slowly crawl back to normal—whatever that means these days—I’m thinking a lot about the small joys, those little revelations that sustained me during the long times of semi-isolation. The small things and moments, that to be honest, I hope never return me back to the relative normal of pre-pandemic days. […]

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