December 2017

Fourth Sunday of Advent   Dear OLPH Family and Friends,                  This year our Advent season couldn’t possibly be shorter.  The Fourth Week of Advent is exactly 25 hours; i.e. the Saturday evening Vigil for Sunday until the first Mass of Christmas at 6 pm on Sunday night....

3nd Sunday of ADVENT - B                                                                         Dear friends in Christ,                 On this Third Sunday of Advent the Church takes St. Paul’s words and calls us: “Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, rejoice.” Zephaniah the prophet explains why: “The Lord, your...

Advent is a wonderful time to celebrate the Lord's healing graces.  All are invited to our  Parish Penance Services on:   Monday, December 18th 9:00 am and 7:00 pm  There will be six Priests at the morning service and ten Priests at the evening service. ...

This 2nd Sunday of Advent Dear OLPH Family and Friends,                   On this 2nd Sunday of Advent Mark’s Gospel begins with the Call of John the Baptist.  Isaiah is quoted as saying that John would be sent as a messenger to “prepare the way” for the coming...