News and Events

OLA News and Events

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Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, all OLA Masses & Lenten Activities have been suspended until further notice.
The Church will be open for personal prayer & meditation Monday – Saturday from 9 AM to 4:30 PM & Sunday 12 Noon to 4:30 PM.

Confessions will be heard on Saturday 3:30 PM — 4:30 PM, and by Appointment.

All Parish Organizations, Prayer Groups & Bible Study Activities have been suspended at this time, including but not limited to:

Eucharistic Adoration & Benediction
Missionary Servants of the Holy Love
Legion of Mary
Living Bridges Men’s Faith Sharing
Sodality of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Walking With Purpose
IHM Companions
Knights of Columbus
Lay Carmelites

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Change For Christ Water Jugs
During Lent, we are collecting alms for the Diocese of
St. Thomas to assist with their needs. As a parish, we
have generously collected for their needs over the past
several years. Please pick up a purple cup and return each
week to empty it in the jugs.

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The Brother’s House
Assisting homeless men in Norristown is in desperate need of
clean new socks & boxer shorts (XL & XXL & XXXL).

Please drop off in the Giving Room.

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Palm Weaving
Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, we are not hosting palm weaving sessions on the OLA campus. We welcome and are happy to assist all parishioners who would like to weave the palm on your own. Please call in advance of Friday 3/27/2020 to the OLA Parish Office and schedule a time to come to pick it up.

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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)

 

Until further notice, the PREP program has ended classroom instruction and parents are home-schooling all students with their workbooks and online lessons. The Sacraments of First Penance, First Holy Communion and Confirmation are only temporarily postponed. We will do our best to keep open lines of communication! Stay calm and Trust in God!

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

Divine Mercy – April 17 -20

Most Blessed Sacrament – April 17 -20

Retrouvaille for Married Couples – April 17 -20

Women’s Tea – May 3

 

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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Baby’s Breath Run for Life
Saturday, April 18th at Norristown Farm Park:
9 AM Fun Run; 9:30 AM 5K Run; Awards 10:30 AM.
Come run, walk or wheel! Pre-register: www.ababysbreath.org. Proceeds benefit moms & their babies at A Baby’s Breath Jeffersonville Center.
For more info, please call Dorothy Swedkowski, Race Director at 610-316-6281 or budswed@verizon.net.

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For more information please call 215-587-5650 or email:

RSVP@catholicfoundationphila.org

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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 July 1, 2019 – December 17, 2019:

Paul Landaiche & Kathleen Flaherty
& their daughter: Regan

Robert Rainer
Aaron & Michelle Springer
& their sons: Sean & Benjamin

Jonmichael & Rebecca Daly
& their daughters: Quinn, Colby & Morgan

Kara Ann Rosania & Joseph Sacks
& their son: Nathan

Michael Schaal & Mirna Zaragoza
& their son: Miguel

Jeffrey & Kristen Tirney
& their children: Charlotte, Jeffrey & Caroline

Paula deLong

Thomas & Catara Carlin
& their daughters: Ciona, Tira & Ciara

John & Claire Toukatley

John & Damir Donlon
& their children: Lana & Mark

Travis & Christine Wise
& their sons: Travis, Callum & Declan

Francis & Ruphina Chettiar
& their daughters: Cherise & Mareskaoe & Jennifer Nagle

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Baptisms

From July 1, 2019 – December 31, 2019:

Everly Rosemary Mincarelli
Daughters of Raymond & Elizabeth Mincarelli

Clare Marcene Cormier
Daughter of Andrew & Regina Cormier

Zachary Ryan Walter
Son of Richard Walter & Rebecca Snyder

Amelia Catherine Shanahan
Daughter of Patrick & Christina Shanahan

Benjamin Aaron Springer
Son of Aaron & Michelle Springer

Declan Thomas Wise
Son of Travis & Christine Wise

Leora Oliva Lobo
Daughter of Roydan & Nicole Lobo

James Gregory Gagnon
Son of Gregory & Lisa Gagnon

 


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