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      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...

Did you know you can take a virtual tour of our parish grounds? That's right! Head over to our tour page and check out five beautiful areas at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church including: Church Interior Sanctuary Holy Family Center Playground Social Center and more...

Friday, May 19: Bethlehem/US: Breakfast and Mass at 10:00am. Lunch is on your own. Free afternoon. Farewell dinner at 5pm included with wine/water. Check in at the airport in Tel Aviv in time for your return flight home to San Diego and Lakeside....

Thursday, May 18: Bethlehem/Jerusalem/Bethlehem: Visit Jacob's well where Jesus encountered the Samaritan woman. Then proceed to Sebastia for a visit. It was capital of the kingdom oflsrael in the 9th CBC, later a city built by Herod the Great. Lunch on your own in Nablus....

Tuesday, May 16: Bethlehem/Jerusalem/Bethlehem: After breakfast depart for the Mt. of Olives, the Ascension Place, the Church of Pater Noster, Dominus Flevit, and the Garden and the Church of Gethsemane Basilica. Lunch included at Notre Dame Restaurant. After lunch visit the Western wall, and then...

Wednesday, May 17: Bethlehem/Jerusalem/Bethlehem: An early start to do the Via Dolorosa with High Mass at 6:30 or 7:00am at the Church of the Holy Sepulcher (depending on availability), visit the Temple Mount, the Dome of the Rock, Al Aqsa Mosque, St. Anne's Church and...