OLA Christmas Mass schedule

For the 4th Sunday of Advent, Mass will be celebrated as follows:
Saturday 12/23, Vigil Mass at 5 PM,
Sunday 12/24, at 6:45 AM, 8 AM, 10 AM & 12 Noon

For Christmas, Mass will be celebrated as follows:
Sunday 12/24, Christmas Vigil at 4 PM in Church
and 4:15 PM in Assumption Hall,
Monday 12/25, Christmas Day at 12 Midnight, 8 AM,
10 AM & 12 Noon

______________________________________________________  

Question of the week

 

In what ways do I feel parched, spiritually or emotionally? How can Jesus’ presence satisfy my thirst? How can I prepare myself for Christ’s presence?

______________________________________________________

baby drinking iconImage result for babies icons

CHESTER COUNTY BABIES

In need of formula, baby food, bottles, diapers & wipes
for its smallest clients.

Please drop off in the Parish Giving Room.

______________________________________________________ 

 OLA Poor Boxes

Outreach is an integral part of the Catholic community. The money collected from our Poor Boxes, which are located in the Candle Room and in the Vestibule, is used for our Outreach Ministry.

______________________________________________________

In an effort to address the social needs of our Parish, the OLA Pastoral Council is providing the following information, which may be of help to those in need.  Listed are the programs and the local organizations or churches that provide services:

 

Catholic Human Services – Archdiocese of Philadelphia – 215-587-3903

  • Project Rachel Ministry – Post Abortion Healing
  • Domestic Abuse Support – Support for those in abusive relationships
  • Catholic Human Services

Stephen Ministry – A one-to-one lay caring ministry that provides high-quality, confidential, Christ-centered care to people who are hurting, going through a crisis, grieving or just having challenges coping with life’s daily stress:

Gethsemani Ministry – A Catholic faith-based approach to reduce the stigma association with addictions while raising awareness and providing a Catholic faith-based approach to recovery, healing and support to those in need:

  • St Norbert’s Parish, Paoli – 610-644-1655, Ext. 131
  • Norbert’s 12-Step Program – 610-640-0848
  • St Norbert Church

Christ’s Healing Hands Ministry – A ministry for those affected by addiction:

Augustine’s Brothers – A Catholic-centered men’s support and accountability group for men who struggle with pornography, offering help with maintaining chastity and purity:

Trinity Senior Transitions – Educational programs about legal, real estate, financial and funeral planning for seniors and their family members/caregivers: