January 2020

Dear OLPH family and Friends, Today we celebrate the Feast of the Presentation of our Lord in the Temple as an infant.   This story is related only Luke’s Gospel and has been celebrated in the Church since the 4th (Church of the East) and 5th (Church...

Dear OLPH Family and Friends, This Sunday will be somewhat different from the norm.   Our Holy Father, Pope Francis, published a letter on September 30 2019 titled “Aperuit illis”   In that letter he stated that the Third Sunday of Ordinary Time would be “devoted to the...

Dear OLPH Family and Friends, We celebrated the Baptism of the Lord last week which was the First Sunday in Ordinary Time.   On this Second Sunday we find ourselves once again addressing the same event. As with last week, Isaiah says that it is too little...

  Dear OLPH Family and Friends, Today we celebrate the Feast of the Baptism of our Lord. With Vespers of this evening we officially close out the Christmas Season and return to what we refer to as the Ordinary Time of the Year.  As you know, this...

The Epiphany of the Lord   Dear friends in Christ,   Today’s Gospel story tells about the three wise men on their journey looking for the new-born King. After a steady search and a long journey they found the star which guided them to the birthplace of the Messiah....