Synodality and Divine Mercy Sunday

We have learned that the Gospel this Sunday focuses on the gift of mercy, which was given to us through Jesus Christ’s death, burial and Resurrection. How do we connect this to Synodality? God shared His son with us so that we may have salvation. God’s unconditional love echoes volumes...

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Synodality

Greetings Synodality is a part of us now, especially on our journey together in this life as sons and daughters of God. During our walk together, we may experience good and bad times, hurts and joys, surprises and disappointments. How do we respond to those who hurt us?  We should...

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Dear OLPH Family of Families,

Tomorrow we celebrate new beginnings and the promise of a new year. It is fitting on the first day of January that we also celebrate the feast of the Solemnity of Mary, commemorating the role Mary plays in the mystery of our salvation. The Second Vatican Council stated: “Clearly from...

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Reflection on Synodality

As we celebrate the Holy Family which consists of Saint Joseph, The Virgin Mary, and the child Jesus, we respect and love this example of love given to us from our God above. If we understand the bond which holds this family together, then we could parallel it to our...

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Reflection On Synodality and Advent.

We have been introduced to Synodality, the journey we make together hand in hand to meet Christ on our final day. All are equal, having the same goal. However, as we journey together, through the straight and narrow road, we look after one another. If your brother is falling, we reach out...

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Holy Souls Offerings

Offering Our Efforts on Behalf of the Holy Souls – November 2.On All Souls Day, we not only remember the dead, but we apply our efforts, through prayer, almsgiving, and the Mass, to their release from Purgatory. There are two plenary indulgences attached to All Souls Day, one for visiting...

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STEWARDSHIP

“As each one has received a gift, use it to serve one another as good stewards of God’s varied grace.” – 1 Peter 4:10 What Identifies a Steward? Safeguarding material and human resources and using them responsibly are one answer; so is generous giving of time, talent, and treasure.  But...

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