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Presence

Monday, August 13th, 2018

“Taste and see the goodness of the Lord.” Psalm 34:8 A number of years ago I was home for several weeks recovering from surgery. I took the opportunity to work on a family project I had wanted to do for a very long time. I selected the best photographs from 65 albums of family pictures […]

Meet the Mission Team

Wednesday, August 8th, 2018

Medical Mission team members are being interviewed for our parish bulletin. This week we feature Maria de Miguel, MD, MS for a look at how she is involved in OLMC’s first Medical Mission. In my daily work I teach medicine, mentor residents, and practice general internal medicine in the neighborhood of Washington Heights, NYC. Before […]

Monthly Food Collection

Wednesday, August 8th, 2018

This weekend at all the Masses is the monthly Office of Concern non-perishable food collection for the invisible poor of Bergen County. Donations can be dropped off in the elevator vestibule. Supermarket gift cards can be purchased in the narthex after the 10:00AM Mass.

Holy Day of Obligation

Wednesday, August 8th, 2018

Join us for one of our Masses for The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary this coming Wednesday, August 15th. The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Holy Day of Obligation – Wednesday, August 15 Mass Times – 8:30 AM, 12 NOON, 7 PM “This solemnity celebrates the bodily taking up of the Blessed Virgin […]

This Week’s Gospel Message

Wednesday, August 8th, 2018

This Week’s Gospel Message for Sunday, August 12th is John 6:41-51. “I am the living bread that came down from heaven; whoever eats this bread will live forever; and the bread that I will give is my flesh for the life of the world.” “In the Gospel, Jesus reveals himself to be the living bread […]

St. Albert of Trapani Memorial

Friday, August 3rd, 2018

Saint Albert of Trapani (Albert of Sicily, Albert degli Abbati) was a Sicilian saint. Born in Trapani, (c.1240) he entered the Carmelite monastery there at a very young age and was later transferred to the Carmelite house at Messina. He worked as a mendicant preacher to the Sicilians. The lifting of a siege at Messina […]

St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross Memorial

Friday, August 3rd, 2018

Edith Stein, also known as St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross, OCD was a German Jewish philosopher who converted to the Roman Catholic Church and became a Discalced Carmelite nun. She is a martyr and saint of the Catholic Church. She was born into an observant Jewish family, but was an atheist by her teenage […]

In the News

Wednesday, August 1st, 2018

Come and join Fr. Ashley Harrington for the August Session of IN THE NEWS! Let’s gather to review and discuss Catholicism as it was presented in the media last month. Our goal is to openly examine how our faith is communicated to the public. Tuesday, August 14th at 7:30 PM Carmelite Spiritual Center St. Cecilia’s […]

Families Together, A Promise Kept

Wednesday, August 1st, 2018

This past week we joined together as a community to support two working homeless families. Led by our pastor, fr. Dan, we opened the doors of our facility and welcomed two beautiful families that are in the process of getting back on their feet. I was overwhelmed by the outpouring of spiritual and financial support […]

This Week’s Gospel Message

Wednesday, August 1st, 2018

This week’s Gospel Message from Sunday, August 5th  “Jesus said to [the crowd], ‘I am the bread of life; whoever comes to me will never hunger, and whoever believes in me will never thirst.’” In today’s second reading, Saint Paul “tells the Christian community at Ephesus…that they are to ‘put away the old self … […]

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