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Advent Penance Service

Wednesday, December 4th, 2019

The parish communities of Our Lady of Mount Carmel and St. Thérèse of Lisieux churches will be celebrating a communal penance service on Tuesday, December 10th at 7:30 PM at St. Thérèse Church, 120 Monroe Avenue, Cresskill. Everyone is invited.

Christmas Altar Flowers

Wednesday, December 4th, 2019

If you would like to make a donation to help with the cost of flowers that will decorate our church for Christmas, please fill out the form below. Donations may be made in memory of a loved one or for a special intention. Checks should be made payable to Our Lady of Mount Carmel and […]

Patroness of The United States

Wednesday, December 4th, 2019

The Story of the Immaculate Conception of Mary A feast called the Conception of Mary arose in the Eastern Church in the seventh century. It came to the West in the eighth century. In the 11th century it received its present name, the Immaculate Conception. In the 18th century it became a feast of the […]

Saint Profile

Wednesday, December 4th, 2019

The Story of Our Lady of Guadalupe The feast in honor of Our Lady of Guadalupe goes back to the 16th century. Chronicles of that period tell us the story. A poor Indian named Cuauhtlatohuac was baptized and given the name Juan Diego. He was a 57-year-old widower, and lived in a small village near […]

This Week’s Gospel Message

Wednesday, December 4th, 2019

This Week’s Gospel Message for Sunday, December 8th is from Matthew 3:1-12. “John the Baptist appeared, preaching in the desert of Judea and saying, ‘Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand!’. . . When he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming to his baptism, he said to them, ‘You brood of […]

Advent Calendar

Wednesday, November 27th, 2019

Beginning the Church’s liturgical year, Advent (from, “ad-venire” in Latin or “to come to”) is the season encompassing the four Sundays (and weekdays) leading up to the celebration of Christmas. The Advent season is a time of preparation that directs our hearts and minds to Christ’s second coming at the end of time and also […]

Christmas at Carmel

Wednesday, November 27th, 2019

This Advent and Christmas Season enrich your spiritual journey with our annual celebration of “Christmas at Carmel,” opportunities designed for you and your families to worship, serve and celebrate the beauty of the Season. If you have any questions about any of the events please contact us at 201-568-0545 today! Check out this year’s exciting […]

Music of the Season

Wednesday, November 27th, 2019

Sunday, December 8 – Our OLMC Adult Choir will be joined by the Adult Choir of St. Anastasia in Teaneck for an Advent/Christmas concert at 4 PM in the church. The concert will feature both choirs, soloists, a children’s quartet and will close with a carol sing-a-long! Please join us for this wonderful way to […]

A Thankful Time

Wednesday, November 27th, 2019

The annual celebration of OLMC’s Senior Luncheon was a blast! A thankful and terrific time was had. Led in prayer by pastor, Fr. Mark Schaffner, O.Carm. and hosted by our volunteers the delicious food was enjoyed in a warm atmosphere. The Church staff came to celebrate with thee community. Check out the photos below and […]

Faithful Stewards

Wednesday, November 27th, 2019

It’s hard to believe that our second medical mission to Peru is now behind us. Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church has once again shared its abundant blessings with people in need thousands of miles away from home. We know that as Catholics, we are called to the service of others. Scripture tells us “Each […]

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