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Mass Intention Book

Monday, April 12th, 2021

Requests for Bread and Wine and Sanctuary Lamp only are still available for 2021. Intentions for Bread and Wine and Sanctuary Lamp are made for the week. If you are unable to visit the Church Office, please mail your request to the Church Office (please specify the week you are requesting) and provide contact information […]

This Week’s Gospel Message

Thursday, April 8th, 2021

This Week’s Gospel message for Sunday, April 11th  is from John 20:19-31. “The disciples rejoiced when they saw the Lord. Jesus said to them again, ‘Peace be with you. As the Father has sent me, so I send you.’ And when he had said this, he breathed on them and said to them, ‘Receive the […]

Sunday of Divine Mercy

Thursday, April 8th, 2021

His Mercy Endures Forever “‘Lord, have mercy,’ we pray at the beginning of Mass, calling upon the Lord to have mercy on us in our sinfulness. Today we celebrate that divine mercy, the mercy that is stronger than any fault, any wrong, any sin, the mercy that always seeks to reconcile us with the Lord, […]

“Only what can reasonably be consumed…”

Thursday, April 8th, 2021

Pope Francis designated May 24, 2020 through May 24, 2021 as Laudato Si’ Year to commemorate the fifth anniversary of his landmark encyclical on the care for our common home. The following is an excerpt from Laudato Si’ and a reflection provided by the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Philadelphia. Pope Francis’s Laudato Si’ #211: […]

The Road to Emmaus

Tuesday, April 6th, 2021

And behold, two of them were going that very day to a village named Emmaus, which was about seven miles from Jerusalem . . . While they were talking and discussing, Jesus himself approached and began traveling with them. But their eyes were prevented from recognizing him.” Luke 24: 13 – 16 The road to […]

Ladies Night “In”

Tuesday, April 6th, 2021

The Friends of Siena House committee is proud to announce that Ladies Night Out 2021 is now Ladies Night “IN”. The committee has put a lot of thought into how to move forward with our event this year and thought a Virtual Event is the best option to continue supporting Siena House, Shelter for Women […]

Religious Education News

Thursday, April 1st, 2021

Dear Friends, On April 4, 2021 we celebrate the Risen Lord- Easter Sunday. The Lord has risen and the Alleluia returns to the Church. There is an adult solemnity about Easter that is difficult for children. As parents and teachers, we must remember that some children do not understand why Easter is a greater feast/celebration […]

An Easter Message

Thursday, April 1st, 2021

Dear Brothers and Sisters of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, In the language of the Church’s liturgy, Easter is the great “feast of joy” that celebrates the newness of life that bursts forth for all believers in the resurrection of Jesus Christ. The Church proclaims the good news for all to hear: “This is the […]

April Walk-In Dinner

Thursday, April 1st, 2021

Sign Up  to Donate Items HERE The challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic affect everyone, including homeless families and people who are hungry. Our Lady of Mount Carmel is in the business of helping all those people, and we are continuing to do that even in these trying days. With that said, it is of the utmost importance that […]

“Ecological Sensitivity”

Thursday, April 1st, 2021

Pope Francis’s Laudato Si’ #209: An awareness of the gravity of today’s cultural and ecological crisis must be translated into new habits. Many people know that our current progress and the mere amassing of things and pleasures are not enough to give meaning and joy to the human heart, yet they feel unable to give […]

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