All-powerful God, increase our strength of will for doing good that Christ may find an eager welcome at his coming and call us to his side in the kingdom of heaven, where he lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit one God, forever and ever. Amen.
Our parish will be sponsoring A Giving Tree to benefit St. Joseph’s Social Services Center, Family Promise and The Community Service Association (CSA). If you want to donate electronically using SignUp genius – Click here to Donate
Please place a gift card (suggested donation $25) in a gift bag and return to the Rectory by
December 10 (St. Joseph SSC)
December 12 (CSA and Family Promise)
Fr Francisco, Fr Arlou and the entire Staff of OLP wish you a Happy, Healthy & Blessed Thanksgiving. Some reminders: Mass on Thanksgiving Day is 8:30 a.m. Parish Offices will close at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday and remain closed through Monday.
A Thanksgiving message from Cardinal Tobin – click here
Mondays – Fr. Bill’s Sandwich Ministry at 1 pm Parish Hall. Make or bring sandwiches for those in need also fruit and snacks are welcomed. Monetary donations needed.
Tuesdays – Food Pantry 10-12 am; last Saturday of the Month 9-11 am There is no Market Street Mission Clothing Collection
1– Rectory Closed for staff meeting 6 – Bereavement Group Mass/Meeting 5 – 9 pm Church/PH 7 – Reconciliation – 7 – 8:30 pm Church 8– Feast of the Immaculate Conception– Masses 12:10 pm and 7:30 pm Rectory Closed 9 – BOLD TNL – 7-8:30 pm 11 – Rosary Altar Society Christmas Luncheon – 2-5 pm PH 14 – BOLD Middle Christmas Party – 7-8:30 PH 16 –BOLD TNL – 7-8:30 pm PH 19 – Community Gathering – Jesse Tree 8:30 – 10:30 am Gym 21 – Sandwiches for St. Joe’s 9-9:30 PH 24 – Christmas Eve Masses – 4 and 6 pm 25 – Christmas Day Masses – 8, 10, 12 26 – Regular Sunday Masses – 8, 10, 12
The OLP Food Pantry is open on Tuesdays, from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. The OLP Food Pantry will open on the last Saturday of the month from 9:00 -11:00 a.m. to accommodate those who can’t come on Tuesdays, (10:00a.m.- 12:00 p.m.)
Pre-packaged bags have been distributed to an average of 40 families per week thanks to your generosity. The following items are in most need: boxed milk, rice, cereal, Mac & cheese, canned pasta, toothpaste & laundry detergent.
The generosity of our parishioners has gone beyond our expectations! It astounds us each week as we see bags, and boxes of groceries donated to the Pantry. There are not enough words to express our sincere thanks. THANK YOU! May you and your families have a Blessed and Happy Thanksgiving
You can drop off donations at the Rectory from Monday to Friday – 8am to 6pm
Monetary Donations are always welcome.
Thank you for allowing the Pantry to serve those in need with your donations.
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