News and Events

OLA News and Events

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2019 LOLA Christmas Bazaar – Photo Gallery

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OLA – Holy Hour of Eucharist Adoration 

Holy Hour is the Roman Catholic devotional tradition of spending an hour in Eucharistic adoration in the presence of the Blessed Sacrament. A plenary indulgence is granted for this practice.

The OLA Holy Hour of Adoration takes place every Tuesday evening from 7:00 pm until 8:00 pm, in the Church.

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Remember a loved one in need of prayers or a departed member of your family with an OLA Mass Intention.

The donation cost is $15 per Mass Intention.

Click HERE  for more information on OLA Mass Intentions.

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Parish Registration

In order to receive the Sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation, Eucharist or Matrimony, or to have access to Letters of Eligibility to stand as a Godparent at Baptism or Sponsor at Confirmation, you need to be registered in a Parish.

If you are not registered or if you have any questions, please call the Parish Office at 610-688-1178.

We encourage anyone who is leaving OLA to please notify the Parish Office too. Thank you!

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Parish Religious Education Program

(PREP)

PREP students are collecting food items for Thanksgiving Baskets. Please be sure all donations are in by Nov. 25th.

Please continue to keep our Sacrament classes in your prayers (Level 3 & Level 7) throughout their time of preparation.

There will be no Confirmation classes on Nov. 24 & 25!

Important Reminder:

The Rite of Acceptance for First Holy Communion will be at the 11:30 AM Mass on Sun., Nov. 17th. All Level 3 students are expected to attend.

For information regarding OLA PREP activities, please click HERE, or please contact Sister Sr. Rita Marian Angelilli, IHM at: 610-688-6590, or rmangelilli@olastrafford.org.

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Upcoming Retreats & Events

 

Saint Teresa of Calcutta – November 22 – 24

Thanksgiving IHM – November 29 – December 1

San Francisco – November 29 – December 1

Advent Day of Reflection – December 4

Sons of Italy – December 6 – 8

Immaculate Conception – December 6 – 8

Spirit Power – December 12

Father Blount Advent Retreat – December 13 – 15

 

To view the complete Malvern Retreat House Calendar of Retreats and Events, click HERE.

For more information or to register, please visit malvernretreat.com, or call 610-644-0400.

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MAIN LINE SINGLES DINNER CLUB

Catholic Men & Women are cordially invited to join “The Main Line Singles Dinner Club”- (Ages 52-66) to dine together and share common interests twice a month. Our next scheduled events are:

  • Saturday, November 30, 2019 at 5:15 PM – “Post Thanksgiving House Party” at a member’s home in Boothwyn, PA. 
  • Sunday, December 8, 2019 at 5:00 PM – a restaurant event at “The Choice” located at 845 W. Lancaster Ave., Bryn Mawr, PA 

For more information, call Barb (610) 896-6542

(Catholic Men are encouraged to Participate) 

Congratulations to Dave Cross & Joanne Di Blasio on their recent marriage, who met in our Dinner Club

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Catholic Young Adults of Chester County
A Perfect Reflection of God: Masculine & Feminine

Join CYACC – Chester County Catholic Young Adults, at 7:15PM on Nov. 20 at Round 1 in Exton PA. Let your inner diva come out to sing at Karaoke! Or just come to cheer others on and enjoy an evening that will either be full of beautiful music or hilarious covers (or a little bit of both!). Cost will be between $1-$5/person to rent the room.

Check us out at www.cyacc.org or find us on Facebook. Email us at: cyacc1@gmail.com

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Our Giving Tree will go up on Saturday, November 23, 2019 & will be collecting warm winter clothing for the OLA Families & CCD Families of St. Patrick Parish in Norristown.

Gifts include:
Clothing for winter such as: coats, hoodies, sweatpants, leggings, sweaters, polar fleece: all sizes from infant thru children to adults. Hats, gloves & socks are welcome extras. We also collect Men’s work boots, if you could include your receipt (boots only) tucked inside.

Please return all gifts by Sunday, December 15th!
Please remove the price tags.  Please DO NOT wrap the gifts. This makes the process of displaying the gifts for the families to come & “shop” for one another much easier.

Gift Cards to stores such as Target, Giant, Aldi, Bottom Dollar, CVS, & Rite Aid are all welcome & appreciated. Please write the amount on the card or envelope it is placed in. It helps those who distribute to know what they are distributing.

Thank you for your time & effort to help these families. Every year, when we deliver your donations, they are overwhelmed with your generosity, as are we!

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CLASS OF 1979 – 40TH REUNION

Archbishop Carroll High School in Radnor, Class of 1979 is celebrating its 40th Reunion on Saturday, November 30, 2019 at the Great American Pub in Conshohocken from 7:00 to 11:00 p.m. We’re looking forward to reconnecting with our classmates, sharing good memories and lots of laughs. Tickets are $35.00 each and must be purchased in advance online. For Details and tickets, please visit Patriots79.com. For more information contact Dana Mashett at dmashett@verizon.net.

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Nourish for Caregivers
Support Group & Rosary Hour

Nourish for Caregivers is a Christ-centered Catholic ministry
that supports the practical, emotional & spiritual needs
of family caregivers. Our monthly meetings are for anyone
juggling the challenges of everyday life, health, career
& caring for a loved one, whether it be a family member
with disabilities, an aging parent, spouse, friend or grandparent.

We meet monthly on 2nd Thurs. from 10 AM-11 AM
at St. Anastasia Rectory Meeting Room in Newtown
Square, PA.

Contact Aimee J. Gustitis, BSN, RN, JD at 610-724-8950,
or visit our website: www.nourishforcaregivers.com

For those who can’t attend our in-person meetings, join
us for a Rosary Hour of Power online or by phone every
Monday from 8 PM – 9 PM. For online or phone dial-in
information, visit www.phillyevang.org/nourish.

 

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HELP WANTED JOB POSTINGS

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Please Welcome
our New Parishioners

From December 15, 2018 – June 30, 2019:

Joe & Jennifer Nagle

Winston Estrella & his children:
John Christian & James Christopher
Kristin Sprenkle

Brady & Molly Carter
& their children: Arthur & Vivian

Erin Farmer & her daughter: Emma

John Bosco Thavid Soosai &
Gomathi Ramalingam
& their children: Rohit & Rachel

John Giovanni, Sr.

James & Jaclyn Galbally
& their children: James, Brady & Ryan

Phil & Shena Tharnish
& their sons: Jayce, Kurt & Shane

Christopher & Lea Mayer

Maureen Malone

Orlando Alvarado & Marie McMearty

Kevin Lambert & Ashley Klein

Carol Wortman

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Baptisms

From January 1, 2019 – June 30, 2019:

Grant Michael Passerini
Son of Kevin & Megan Passerini

Avery Rose Kieffer
Granddaughter of Regina Cappelli

Olivia Noelle Bryson
Daughter of George & Elizabeth Bryson

Peter Joseph Rossi
Son of David Rossi & Heidi Dallas

Brendan Michael Corrigan
Son of Owen & Bernadette Corrigan

Charles Joseph Decker O’Neill
Son of William O’Neill, Jr. &
Nicole Braga-O’Neill, Jr.

Eleanor Thompson Golden
Daughter of Francis & Lauren Golden

Russel Valerio Mumford
Son of Timothy & Annalisa Mumford

Harrison Paul McQuail
Son of Kevin & Megan McQuail

Lena Marie Mattioni
Daughter of Michael & Jillian Mattioni

 


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