• 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...

  • 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...

  • Reflection On Synodality during the Fourth Sunday of Advent Year C

    As we walk side by side on life’s journey with the hope of seeing Jesus Christ at the finish line, we look around and observe those around us. We open our hearts to care for our neighbours, the elderly, men, women, teenagers, children, and babies. As the final purple candle...

  • REFLECTION ON SYNODALITY – “Walking side by side.”

    As we journey together in Synodality, each person walking side by side hoping to see Jesus Christ at the end of the finish line, we ask ourselves “Are we prepared to see Jesus’ face?” As we look around, do we really care for those around us? Are we concerned with...

  • Reflection on The Second Sunday in Advent, The Gospel Reading and Synodality.

    The First Candle symbolizes Hope which foretold the Birth of Christ and started to prepare us. We reflected inwardly and acknowledged our sins with the hope of  turning over a new leaf. How do we make this change for the better? The second Advent Candle represents Faith, which is also known as the Bethlehem Candle as we...

  • The Connection between Synodality, Advent and Stewardship.

    Advent marks the beginning of the Liturgical Year and during this First Sunday on the 28th of November in 2021, we light the first candle renewing our love and commitment to Jesus, our King. We renew our faith and as it is said, faith without works is dead. We say we...

  • Synodality and Solemnity Our Lord Jesus Christ King of the Universe, Year B.#46

    The Solemnity Our Lord Jesus Christ King of the Universe will be celebrated on Sunday 21st November, 2021 and  falls on the Final Sunday of the Liturgical year. This day serves to acknowledge our Lord Jesus Christ as the King of all Kings. In addition, in a world which has...

  • Reflection on National Vocation Awareness Week.

    This week of Vocation Awareness was celebrated annually during the time of year from the 7th to the 13th of November in the Catholic Church. This week was dedicated to encourage and promote vocations to those especially chosen and called for the priesthood, diaconate and religious life.  As we walk along the straight...

  • 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...

  • REFLECTION ON THE SUNDAY GOSPEL Mark 12:28-34. – 31st SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME, YEAR.

    Nothing must prevent us from putting God first in our lives. Jesus, citing the greatest commandment, says we must love God with all our heart, all our soul and all our mind. The heart symbolises our emotions, the soul our interior or spirituality and the mind our will. Together the...