Mission Reflections

Thursday, October 18th, 2018

I was fortunate to be a member of the OLMC team that went to Peru September 28, 2018 for a week. I retired 2 years ago after working as a pediatric nurse practitioner for several nonprofits organizations serving the poor of New York City and New Jersey. I worked in hotels for the homeless, made […]

Mission Reflections

Thursday, October 11th, 2018

Our medical mission trip to José Galvez, Peru has dominated the thinking and prayers of many in our Church family for several weeks. I would like to recap some of the highlights before we get back to our usual parish life. Thirty of us made the trip—doctors, nurses, translators and support staff—and every single person […]

Medical Mission 2018

Tuesday, October 9th, 2018

The first-ever OLMC Medical Mission to Peru has returned home. The team served hundreds of children and adults in three different locations providing, love, medical supplies and medical care. Check out the photos below and make sure to check back to see more photos and read first-hand accounts and reflections on the team.

Medical Mission 2018

Thursday, October 4th, 2018

Our Medical Mission team has been working at two different sites in Jose Galvez, Peru. They’ve treated over 200 people A DAY! After complications at customs our supplies finally arrive (you can see the shipping container in the photo) and the entire team sorts through their supplies, finally giving them all out to our brothers […]

Medical Team 2018

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018

Day 2 began for our Medical Mission team, they are at a different site working than the first, they took care of 76 kids and 125 adults on the first day alone! Check out the photos from the team below.  

Medical Mission 2018

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018

The medical mission team has begun serving our brothers and sisters in Jose Galvez, Peru. The day begins making their makeshift hospital complete with welcome station, triage, pharmacy and of course, medical stations staffed by our medical staff for both adults and children. Check out the photos from the hardworking team below and make sure […]

Medical Mission 2018

Monday, October 1st, 2018

The medical mission team has arrived in Lima, Peru! The team left Friday evening for the airport. They have arrived after a plane ride to Lima and after a bus ride to the Carmelite parish in Lima, spent Saturday and Sunday praying, exercising, visiting a regional museum and ancient Native South American site called Pachacamac. […]

Meet the Team

Wednesday, September 26th, 2018

Medical Mission team members are being interviewed for our parish bulletin. This week we feature Dr. John Owens for a look at how he is involved in OLMC’s first Medical Mission. Why did you choose to be part of the Medical Mission team to Peru? The desire to serve as part of a medical mission […]

Medical Mission Team 2018

Monday, September 24th, 2018

On Sunday, September 23, 2018 the Medical Mission Team was commissioned with a blessing from Fr. Dan and the entire faith community of Our Lady of Mount Carmel at the 10:00 a.m. Mass. “We are going to Peru in the name of the Gospel and in the name of the whole Church!” Fr. Dan said. […]

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