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This Week’s Gospel Message

Thursday, January 21st, 2021

This week’s Gospel message for Sunday, January 24th is from Mark 1:14-20. “As [Jesus] passed by the Sea of Galilee, he saw Simon and his brother Andrew casting their nets into the sea . . . Jesus said to them, ‘Come after me, and I will make you fishers of men.’ He walked along a […]

Academy Survey

Thursday, January 21st, 2021

Dear OLMC Community: OLMC is currently proceeding through the Middle States re-accreditation process. An important measure of the school’s “current reality” is assessing itself against the 12 Middle States Standards for Accreditation. These standards take a holistic look at the entire school program, resources, and environment from the perspective of all of the school’s stakeholders […]

Confirmation Session

Thursday, January 21st, 2021

Confirmation: If you have a teen scheduled to receive Confirmation this school year, please be sure to register your child for this sacrament. Visit www.olmc.us and click on ‘LEARN’ then ‘Confirmation’ and ‘Registration.’ Teens preparing for Confirmation are required to attend the following preparation sessions that are being held virtually on Sundays from 6:30 PM […]

“We are part of nature…”

Thursday, January 21st, 2021

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 #139: […]

Saint Profile

Thursday, January 21st, 2021

Servant of God Brother Juniper’s Story “Would to God, my brothers, I had a whole forest of such Junipers,” said Francis of this holy friar. We don’t know much about Juniper before he joined the friars in 1210. Francis sent him to establish “places” for the friars in Gualdo Tadino and Viterbo. When Saint Clare was dying, Juniper […]

I Have to Make It This Time!

Sunday, January 17th, 2021

In speaking with Father Ashley about the pandemic and the Covid19 Vaccine, I shared how I couldn’t wait for my turn to be vaccinated, since I did not make it to the Polio vaccine in 1954. I am sharing my pre-polio vaccine story because of the importance of being vaccinated for COVID19. Children began to […]

This Week’s Gospel Message

Thursday, January 14th, 2021

This week’s Gospel message for Sunday, January 17th is from John 1:35-42. “John was standing with two of his disciples, and as he watched Jesus walk by, he said, ‘Behold, the Lamb of God.’ The two disciples heard what he said and followed Jesus.” “Each person who receives a call in today’s readings needs an […]

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Thursday, January 14th, 2021

The Church and Academy Offices will be CLOSED on Monday, January 18th in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. “Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek,  but a means by which we arrive at that goal.”    – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Every Martin Luther King Jr. Day OLMC parishioners serve […]

First Reconciliation

Thursday, January 14th, 2021

First Reconciliation: Parents are reminded to work with their child on the First Reconciliation preparation material they received from the First Reconciliation Parent Meeting and review with their child how to examine their conscience and the way to approach the priest for the Sacrament of Reconciliation. Sacrament of First Reconciliation SATURDAY, JANUARY 23 11:00 AM […]

“Creation is a Gift”

Thursday, January 14th, 2021

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 #95: […]

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