ALAN AMES EVENT - SUNDAY, MARCH 10, 2024         

EVANGELIST- AUTHOR-HEALER

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We will begin this special event with the celebration of Sunday Liturgy at noon. Following the conclusion of the Sunday Liturgy, we will have  Alan's testimony, Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, and a Healing Service. Confessions will also be offered.  Click HERE for more information and to register:  /alan-ames-2024

Eucharistic Miracles of the World Exhibit

Saturday, April 6th – Sunday, April 7th

Event: The Eucharistic Miracles of the World Exhibit

The Eucharistic Miracles of the World Exhibit, collected and designed by Blessed Carlo Acutis, contains some 160 beautiful and extensive images, photographs and historical descriptions of Eucharistic Miracles recognized by the Church throughout the ages. Enjoy a self-guided tour of this magnificent display, collected and designed by Blessed Carlo Acutis, affirming the Real Presence of Jesus in the Eucharist. The exhibit also includes a First Class Relic of Blessed Carlo Acutis, an Italian teenager beatified by the Catholic Church in 2020 and best known for documenting Eucharistic miracles and the approved Marian apparitions around the world.

Location: Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 2130 Franklin Ave., Morton, PA 19070. (The exhibit will take place in the school’s gym and light refreshments will be offered in the adjacent cafeteria.) 

Hours: Saturday, April 6th- Exhibit opens at 9:30 am following 9 am Mass till 5pm; Sunday, April 7th – Exhibit opens at 8:30 am following 8am Mass till 2pm.

More Information: Click HERE.

       

 

Mass 2/23/2024

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If Mass in Unavailable Here then you may still view it by going to our Facebook page:

https://www.facebook.com/olph.morton.5

 

Parish Calendar

THIS WEEK AT OLPH

Subject to change

Feb. 23 - 1:00 PM - Flame of Love - Cha
Feb. 23 - 7:00 PM - Stations of the Cross - C

Feb. 25 - 9:00 AM -Walking with Purpose –S
Feb. 26 - 4:15 PM - OLPH PREP - S
Feb. 26 - 7:00 PM - Evangelization Team Rosary - Cha
Feb. 27 - 7:00 PM - K of C Meeting - R
Feb. 28 - 10:00 AM - OLPH Bible Study - R
Feb. 28 - 7:00 PM - Men’s COR Mtg. - R
Feb. 29 - 7:00 PM - Finance Council Mtg.-R
Mar. 01 - 1:00 PM - Flame of Love - Cha
Mar. 01 - 7:00 PM - Stations of the Cross - C

 

C = Church, Cha = Chapel, G = Gym,
R = Rectory Meeting Room, S = School
K = K House (Green House)

LENT 2024

RULES FOR FAST & ABSTINENCE

ABSTAIN FROM EATING MEAT

ASH WEDNESDAY, FRIDAYS OF LENT and GOOD FRIDAY

14 YEARS OF AGE & OLDER

(This never ends)

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FASTING

LIMITING ONESELF TO ONE FULL MEAL AND TWO SMALL MEALS

ASH WEDNESDAY and

GOOD FRIDAY

AGE 18 through 59TH BIRTHDAY

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  ADORATION OF

THE BLESSED SACRAMENT

   The Chapel is open 7 days a week*

from 12:30 – 9:00 PM

For Adoration and private prayer

*except Good Friday & Holy Saturday

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  CONFESSIONS

Saturday afternoons

 3:30 – 4:30 PM

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STATIONS OF THE CROSS

FRIDAY EVENING 7:00 P.M.

IN THE CHURCH

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 23

FRIDAY, MARCH 1

FRIDAY, MARCH 8

FRIDAY, MARCH 15

FRIDAY, MARCH 22

FRIDAY, MARCH 29

Mass Times

ALL Masses Are in the Main Church.

DAILY MASS:
          Monday through Saturday (except Wednesday) @ 9:00 AM
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SUNDAY MASSES: 
          Saturday Vigil: 5:00 PM 
          Sunday: 8:00 AM, 10:00 AM & 12:00 PM
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LIVESTREAMING MASS SCHEDULE:

(Live-Streamed via Facebook and Parish Website):
      - Monday through Saturday (excluding Wed.) at 9:00 AM
      - Sunday at 12 Noon
      - Can be watched anytime at your convenience.
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CONFESSIONS: 
         SATURDAY 3:30 PM- 4:30 PM (in Church)
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EXPOSITION OF THE MOST BLESSED SACRAMENT:
Our chapel is open for exposition of the blessed sacrament from 12:30 – 9:00 pm every day.

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COR Meetings

MEN OF ALL AGES!

Your invited to attend the bi-weekly COR MEETING and join other men from our area to learn from and help each other grow as men in these challenging and confusing times. 

Meetings can include a brief presentation on a topic critical to the varied roles we have as married and single men followed by a time of hearing from one another as well as invited guests. Among us we find the experience and wisdom, guidance and encouragement to live out our lives as God intends.

Meetings take place every other Wednesday evening at 7pm in the OLPH Rectory Meeting Room. For more information contact Jim Minnick @610-457-1828 or email [email protected].The COR Meeting is sponsored by Marian Council #3753 of the Knights of Columbus.

 

Catholic Charities Appeal 2023

National Eucharistic Revival

Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez announcing the launch of the National Eucharistic Revival in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia on June 19, 2022, the Solemnity of  Corpus Christi.

Mass Intentions

Our 2023 Mass Intention book has been filled for this year. The Mass intention book for the year 2024
will not open until sometime in August.  Please look to our bulletin for announcements regarding dates & times for the opening.

Please see below for other announced intentions that we offer:

  • We have Sanctuary Lamps available in the Church and the Chapel. These intentions will be announced in our bulletin and are for the week. They are accompanied with a card you
    can give to the recipient. Cost is $10.00.
  • We offer Altar Bread and Wine for the week, these intentions will be announced in our bulletin and will be accompanied with a card you can give to the recipient. Cost is $20.00 each.

Mass Intentions (2023 is fully booked; 2024 bookings will open sometime in August 2023) :

Mass intentions are available for both weekday & weekend Masses. In addition, we also have Mass intentions available for Holy Day Masses. Remember that Mass intentions can be for the living or deceased.

OLPH Memorial Society:

For a minimum donation of $15 someone is enrolled into the Memorial Society.  The 9:00 AM Mass every first Friday is for “All Those Enrolled in the OLPH Memorial Society” Those who are enrolled into the society receive a special Memorial enrollment card with padded folder.

Additional Memorials Available:

I know that at this time someone can have the sanctuary candle in the church and the chapel burn in memory of someone or for a specific intention. I would like to expand the memorials to include the following:   Altar Bread, Altar Wine, Chapel Floral Arrangement (live), Church Floral Arrangement (live). More details about the minimum donation for each of these items in the near future. Again you would receive a card to give to the family indicating that the Altar Bread (wine, arrangement etc.) for the week of __/__/__ was given in memory of (or for the intention of) XXX by XXX. These memorials can be for the living or deceased.

Yours in Christ,

Rev. James E. Goerner

 

The Flame of Love Holy Hour

The Flame of Love (FOL) is Jesus Himself, who desires to empower faithful souls to combat the evils of sin, lukewarmness, and indifference. The FOL Movement revives tepid souls enabling them to embrace: Daily Mass and Rosary, Eucharistic Adoration, Holy Hours, and Fasting. The devotion is church approved and has been spreading throughout the United States since 2013.  Saving souls is the mission of the Flame of Love.  We host a weekly FOL Holy Hour of Reparation in the chapel each Friday from 1 PM to 2 PM.  For more information please call Deacon Ron Kelley or Julie Kelley at 610-544-0386.

The FOL Pilgrim Virgin Statue is now available to visit your home for a week!  Please prayerfully consider inviting Our Lady into your home.  Testimonies of peace, comfort, healing and hope abound with those who have opened their door to the FOL Pilgrim Virgin Statue.  More information about this Devotion is available in the Flame of Love Pilgrim Virgin Statue Binder that accompanies the statue.  The Flame of Love Prayer Book is also provided for your private prayer time.  To reserve your week, please use this Sign Up Geniuslink or contact Julie Kelley at 610-544-0386.

 

A Guide to Christian & Catholic Senior Living

https://www.caring.com/

CHILDREN’S LITURGY OF THE WORD

Thank you to all who volunteered and participated every Sunday at the 10:00 a.m. Mass for Children’s. We will
break for the summer and resume in September. Have a wonderful summer!

OLPH GIFT CARD PROGRAM

Make shopping easier and helpour parish at the same time!

Click HERE to Download/Print SCRIP Order Form

All buyers receive a 5% rebate on all gift cards totaling up to $5,000.00 (discount equaling $250.00) on all gift cards purchased between April 28, 2022 and April 29, 2023. Any purchase over $5,000.00 receives a 2% rebate toward your tuition. You buy gift cards through the rectory. We accept cash or checks. (Checks can be made out to OLPH).

***Gift cards are sold Monday through Friday in the Rectory from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Rectory. ***

Receive your rebate toward any Catholic institution, grades Pre -K through college, please see below for further explanation. In April, turn in your chits to redeem them for your 5% rebate.

 GIFT CARDS/CERTIFICATES SOLD & INCREMENTS:

Acme~ $25.00 & $50.00 & $100.00 gift cards        Roy Tweedy~ $10.00 certificates

Giant~ $25.00 & $50.00 & $100.00 gift cards        Colonial Village (SPRINGFIELD) $10.00

ShopRite (also good for Price Rite) $25.00 & $50.00 & $100.00 gift cards

Kohl’s~ $25.00 & $50.00 & $100.00 gift cards

CVS ~ $25.00 gift cards                              Macy’s ~ $25.00 gift cards

Ross ~ $ 25.00 gift cards                                                

T.J. MAXX/HOMEGOODS/MARSHALLS ~ $25.00 gift cards


Redemption of Scrip Chits:

Chits can be redeemed for any Catholic‑based educational institution, at any level (Pre-K through college)This also includes a Catholic church’s PREP program.

The chit redemption check will be made out directly to the institution to be in compliance with Archdiocese of Philadelphia guidelines.

Any chits not presented during the redemption period will be used for general church purposes.


CHITS CAN NOT BE CARRIED OVER, WE WILL NOT EXCEPT CHITS AFTER THE DEADLINE!

THIS PROGRAM IS SO EASY!

 ********USE GIFT CARDS TO PAY YOUR KOHL’S CHARGE*******

 ANY QUESTIONS, PLEASE DO NOT HESITATE TO CALL THE RECTORY AT 610-543-1046

ARISE Podcast Series

The Arise Podcast explores Catholic life in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and offers reflections on the Word of God as it speaks to us in our own day. Featuring Father Richard Owens, O.F.M. Cap., Father Eric Banecker, and Gina Christian, the podcast presents the truth, beauty, and goodness of the Catholic faith to Catholics, fellow Christians, and all those who seek something more.

If you’re accessing this podcast on a mobile device and do not wish to download the SoundCloud app, simply click on the “Listen in browser” option. You can also find us on StitcherGoogle Play, and iTunes.

Catholicism in the Time of Coronavirus

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RESUMPTION OF MASS OBLIGATION

The Bishops in Pennsylvania have reinstated the obligation to attend Mass IN PERSON on Sundays and Holy Days beginning Sunday, August 15, 2021. For further information please see the first page of the OLPH Newsletter dated August 13th: CLICK HERE 

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