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This Week’s Gospel Message

Wednesday, September 30th, 2020

This Week’s Gospel Message for Sunday, October 4th  is from Matthew 21:33-43 “Jesus said to [the chief priests], ‘Did you never read in the Scriptures: The stone that the builders rejected has become the cornerstone; by the Lord has this been done, and it is wonderful in our eyes? Therefore, I say to you, the […]

“God…in all that exists…”

Wednesday, September 30th, 2020

Pope Francis designated May 24, 2020 through May 24, 2021 as Laudato Sí Year to commemorate the fifth anniversary of his landmark encyclical on the care for our common home. The Season of Creation (September 1–October 4) seems to be an appropriate time to initiate this opportunity for weekly reflection on excerpts from Laudato Sí. […]

Saint Profile

Wednesday, September 30th, 2020

Saint Francis of Assisi’s Story The patron saint of Italy, Francis of Assisi, was a poor little man who astounded and inspired the Church by taking the gospel literally—not in a narrow fundamentalist sense, but by actually following all that Jesus said and did, joyfully, without limit, and without a sense of self-importance. Serious illness […]

“Catholics of my generation…”

Wednesday, September 30th, 2020

Catholics of my generation . . . as told by Fr. Ashley Harrington . . . can remember vividly that first “take home” book. It was the first grade and Sister Mary had many books for her students to use—the reader that told the story of Dick and Jane, the book that taught how to […]

Carmelite Feast

Wednesday, September 30th, 2020

Saint Thérèse of Lisieux’s Story “I prefer the monotony of obscure sacrifice to all ecstasies. To pick up a pin for love can convert a soul.” These are the words of Thérèse of Lisieux, a Carmelite nun called the “Little Flower,” who lived a cloistered life of obscurity in the convent of Lisieux, France. And her […]

OLMC Fall Events

Thursday, September 24th, 2020

It doesn’t matter if you and your family are at home or in person worshiping with us. This Fall OLMC continues to offer a full calendar of events to enrich your spiritual journey! Whether they are events to help foster community in these strange times or talk about issues in the media, the staff at […]

Sacred Music Lunchtime Concert

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020

Please join our Music Director, Andrea Covais and organist June Marano-Murray for an afternoon concert to culminate the summer sacred music series Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at 1 PM in church. The program will be followed by an interview between Andrea and Fr. Ashley to discuss the musical pieces and the role of sacred music […]

This Week’s Gospel Message

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020

This week’s Gospel message for Sunday, September 27th is from Matthew 21:28-32. “Jesus said to the chief priests and elders of the people: ‘What is your opinion? A man had two sons. He came to the first and said, “Son, go out and work in the vineyard today.” He said in reply, “I will not,” […]

The Little Way

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020

I began my study of Carmelite Spiritual Theology at an early age – five years old. For seven years I faithfully attended weekly Tuesday night sessions. Admittedly, I daydreamed or even slept through many of the talks, but keep in mind that I was only five or six. Without consciously knowing it, I was being […]

Laudato Sí Reflection

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020

The Sisters of Saint Joseph of Philadelphia Invite You to Celebrate Laudato Sí Year Pope Francis designated May 24, 2020 through May 24, 2021 as Laudato Sí Year to commemorate the fifth anniversary of his landmark encyclical on the care for our common home. The Season of Creation (September 1–October 4) seems to be an […]

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