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The Call of Service

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2020

This past week the parishioners of Our Lady of Mount Carmel continued to answer the call to service. The parish should be very proud of themselves as our health crisis has become a food crisis for many. OLMC parishioners joined volunteers and Church staff at the Office of Concern where 398 of our brothers and […]

Message from Cardinal Tobin

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2020

Statement of Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin, C.Ss.R. Archbishop of Newark The people of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark join with Catholic dioceses across the United States as well as all people of good will in condemning the senseless and brutal murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis on May 25. We extend our deep sorrow […]

This Week’s Gospel Message

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2020

This week’s Gospel Message for Sunday, June 7th is from John 3:16-18. “God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him might not perish but might have eternal life.” Only a God of infinite mercy and unfaltering fidelity would make this ultimate gift to the human […]

Saint Profile

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2020

Saint Anthony of Padua’s Story The gospel call to leave everything and follow Christ was the rule of Saint Anthony of Padua’s life. Over and over again, God called him to something new in his plan. Every time Anthony responded with renewed zeal and self-sacrificing to serve his Lord Jesus more completely. His journey as […]

Father’s Day Spiritual Bouquet

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2020

Our Father’s Day Novena will begin on Sunday, June 21st and continue through Monday, June 29th. If you would like to enroll your father, living or deceased, please fill out the form below and return it to the Church Office at 10 County Road, Tenafly. Checks should be made payable to Our Lady of Mount […]

Be at Peace: A Prayer

Monday, June 1st, 2020

On Pentecost Sunday, Deacon Michael offered a homily which featured a prayer many asked him to share. See below! Do not look forward in fear to the changes in life; rather, look to them with full hope that as they arise, God, whose very own you are, will lead you safely through all things; and […]

Presence

Saturday, May 30th, 2020

“Dear George, I am so very sorry. Please pray for us that we may rid our society, and our hearts, of the mortal sin of Racism. Please pray that we may be forgiven, and able to forgive ourselves, for abducting our brothers and sisters from Africa and abusing and tormenting so many lives for over […]

Reflections

Thursday, May 28th, 2020

Ah, the images from a pandemic. Some have been deeply depressing, others quite funny, all a bit strange. Love and strangeness in the time of coronavirus I suppose. There was the image of my sister-in-law getting into a large inflatable bear costume for a shared friend’s 40th birthday drive by.  There was the time I […]

Pentecost Sunday

Thursday, May 28th, 2020

We beseech you, O Lord, let the power of the Holy Spirit be always with us; let it mercifully purify our hearts, and safeguard us from all harm. Grant this through Christ our Lord, Amen. May the Comforter, Who proceeds from You, enlighten our minds, we beseech you, O Lord, and guide us, as Your […]

This Week’s Gospel Message

Wednesday, May 27th, 2020

This week’s Gospel message for Sunday, May 31st is from John 20:19-23.  “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 […]

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