News and Events

OLA News and Events


Statement from the Archdiocese of Philadelphia Regarding the Projected Resumption of the Public Celebration of Mass in the Five-County Region


Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, all in Church OLA Masses have been suspended until further notice. However, Sunday 10:00 AM Mass is live streamed on the OLA website and Facebook page.

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.

The following Parish Organizations are meeting via Zoom teleconference calls:

Living Bridges Men’s Faith Sharing

Walking With Purpose 


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

Missionary Servants of the Holy Love
Legion of Mary
Sodality of the Blessed Virgin Mary
IHM Companions
Knights of Columbus
Lay Carmelites


AoP Announcement
As the June 2 primary approaches, we are all reminded
of the importance of performing our civic duty by
voting. This year, the State of Pennsylvania is
encouraging people to vote safely by mail. To start the
process of signing up for “Vote by Mail” go
to and follow the directions. If you
do not have access to the Internet, you can also get a
paper application for “Vote by Mail” by calling the PA
Department of State at 1-877-868-3772.


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.


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.


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!


Parish Religious Education Program



ThThe Sacrament of Confirmation for this year’s Level 7 class and for next year’s Level 7 class has been rescheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020 at 6 PM. Most Rev. (Bishop) Edward M. Deliman will be conferring the Sacrament of Confirmation. More information will be sent out shortly.

Registration for the 2020-2021 PREP program is now open. To access Registration Form, click HERE. Registrations can be submitted at this time without payment, at your earliest convenience and no later than May 30, 2020. In order to aid our planning process, I ask all new and returning families to please submit their forms quickly and by the end of May. Payment may be deferred until September 1, 2020 if necessary.

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



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

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


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:

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


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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



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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