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Anniversary of Kristallnacht

Saturday, October 31st, 2020

You are invited to join our friends at Temple Sinai of Bergen County and Hebrew Tabernacle Congregation of Washington Heights in commemorating the Anniversary of Kristallnacht Friday, November 6th at 7:30 pm on Zoom We will also be marking the second anniversary of the attack on the Tree of Life synagogue attack in Pittsburgh To […]

Fratelli Tutti (Chapter 2)

Thursday, October 29th, 2020

Pope Francis issued his latest encyclical “Fratelli Tutti” on 10/3/2020, with the theme of fraternity and social friendship. There are eight chapters in this encyclical. Fr. Anthony summarizes the second chapter, a reflection on the parable of the Good Samaritan, below. Chapter 2 is a reflection on the Parable of the Good Samaritan (§56-86). When […]

This Week’s Gospel Message

Thursday, October 29th, 2020

This week’s Gospel Message for Sunday, November 1st  is from Matthew 5:1-12a. “When Jesus saw the crowds, he went up the mountain, and after he had sat down, his disciples came to him. He began to teach them, saying: . . . ‘Rejoice and be glad, for your reward will be great in heaven.’” (Please […]

The Beauty of Biodiversity

Thursday, October 29th, 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 following is an excerpt from Laudato Sí and a reflection provided by the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Philadelphia. Pope Francis’s Laudato Sí #33: […]

Sacred Music Picks

Thursday, October 29th, 2020

In a new series, music director and professor Andrea Covais curates different sacred music selections. Check out this week’s selections below! A Gregorian Chant setting of the Holy Rosary: The “Ave Maria”, attributed to Guilio Caccini, but we believe this was actually written by Vladimir Vavilov in Soviet Russia.

Meeting for Healthcare Workers

Thursday, October 29th, 2020

To All Healthcare Workers We have all been through so much over this past year. To see so much sickness, death and isolation, then to go home and worry about your own family, how do we as faithful Catholics make sense of it all? In response to your extraordinary efforts, OLMC encourages you to gather […]

Hail, Mary, Full of Grace

Thursday, October 22nd, 2020

Some of my most beautiful childhood memories are the times spent praying with my Grandmother. We prayed together often and she was the first to teach me the many prayers, including the “Hail Mary.” She still to this day has a profound and passionate devotion to our Blessed Mother, often praying the Rosary at least […]

Fratelli Tutti

Thursday, October 22nd, 2020

Pope Francis issued his latest encyclical “Fratelli Tutti” on 10/3/2020, with the theme of fraternity and social friendship. There are eight chapters in this encyclical. Fr. Anthony summarizes the first chapter below. In this first chapter (§9-55), Pope Francis outlines several key trends in our modern world that hinder us from seeing everyone as our […]

Fall News

Thursday, October 22nd, 2020

Dear Friends, We have certain things that give our family special significance. Perhaps it’s the family name itself. Perhaps it’s a crest or seal or banner that is representative of a clan or family from which we are descendants. On Sunday, November 1, we celebrate the Feast of All Saints. We have all learned or […]

Climate and Social Justice

Thursday, October 22nd, 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 following is an excerpt from Laudato Sí and a reflection provided by the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Philadelphia. Pope Francis’s Laudato Sí #53, […]

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