June 2017

      Dear OLPH Family and Friends,          This Sunday the church returns to Ordinary Time and green vestments.   We also return to the continuous reading of Matthew’s Gospel.  We had finished chapter 7 when Lent and Easter were celebrated.   Two chapters (8 and 9) spoke of Jesus’...

Dear friends in Christ, The word ‘Eucharist’ was used the first time in an early Christian document called the Didache, written sometime between the years 50 and 100. Around the year 155, St. Justin Martyr explained the basic lines of the order of the Eucharistic celebration...

We are happy to report that the many ministry offices at OLPH have moved from the St. Joseph Center House to the Holy Family Center Lower Level. Beginning in the 1960s, the St. Joseph Center House was home to half a dozen sisters who served OLPH...

Dear OLPH Family and Friends, Today we celebrate one of the most important dogmas of the Catholic Church and held as an ultimate truth by most Christians. Understanding the significance of Trinity Sunday can be as simple as one-two-three. It begins with God the Father –who...

Dear Friends in Christ: Today we celebrate Pentecost Sunday, 50 days after Jesus’ Resurrection, when the Holy Spirit in “tongues as of fire” came to rest on each one of the Apostles. This is the birthday of the Church. In 1968, at the Third Assembly of the...