OLOP Votive Candle Donation Drive

Our Lady of Purgatory Church is offering Votive Candles for a donation of $8.00 each. The Votive Candles stand 5 inches tall and are made of high quality glass . Each Votive Candle burns for three (3) days. Spent candle inserts can be easily removed. Refill inserts are available for $3.00 each or 4 for $10.00. Once you complete and submit this order form, your Votive Candles will be ready for pick up within one day at Our Lady of Purgatory Church, 11 Franklin Street, New Bedford, MA 02740. All proceeds benefit Our Lady of Purgatory Church.

MYO National Easter Event – 4/9/21 at 800 PM EDT

Dear Parents of the MYO:

Please find the information for the MYO Virtual Easter Event hosted by the National Maronite Youth Organization via the link below:

https://www.maroniteyouth.org/newsletter/join-us-myo-national-easter-event-2

We invite our youth ages 12-18 to register and join this Easter Rollin’ Stones gathering. I hope many of you will be able to join. Wishing you all a Blessed Holy Week.

In Christ,
Fr. Vincent

OLOP Holy Week Divine Liturgy Schedule Clarification

Dear Parishioners of OLOP:

Just to clarify Holy Week Schedule, here are the times for Liturgies and Services for this week.

Wednesday, March 31, Rite of the Lamp, Service is at 7:00 PM
Thursday, April 1, Holy Thursday, Service is at 7:00 PM
Friday Morning, April 2, Signing of the Chalice, Service is at 10:00 AM
Friday Evening, April 2, Crucifixion and Burial of our Lord, Service is at 7:00 PM
Saturday Morning, April 3, Saturday of the Light Prayer Service, Service is at 10: 00 AM

Saturday, Easter Vigil, April 3, Divine Liturgy is at 4:30 PM
Sunday, Easter Morning, April 4, Liturgy is at 10:30 AM.

I hope this clarifies any miscommunication from me in the past.

Refer to web post – OLOP Church Lenten Services at the following link: OLOP Church Lenten Services – In Person Reservation Sign-Up and Virtual Participation Zoom Links

Thank you and please sign up and join us for liturgy and prayer.

God bless,
Fr. Vincent

 

Palm Sunday Weekend Church Bulletin and Reservation Links

Dear Parishioners of OLOP:

Blessed Palm Sunday to all of you. Attached is this weeks Bulletin 03-28-21 OLOP and the link to sign up for Divine Liturgy. Please remember that we will be having our Bake Sale after each liturgy. God bless you and stay well.

In Christ,
Fr. Vincent

Saturday 430 PM Liturgy Reservation Link:
https://www.signupgenius.com/go/SaturdayMass

Sunday 1030 AM Liturgy Reservation Link:
https://www.signupgenius.com/go/SundayMass

Reminder: Education Foundation Bake Sale – Saturday 3/27/21 and Sunday 3/28/21 Immediately Following Divine Liturgies

Dear Parishioners of OLOP:

This is a friendly reminder that the Education foundation bake sale will be held on Saturday, March 27, and Sunday, March 28, immediately following Divine Liturgies. Please support the Education Foundation by enjoying these wonderful pastries, while at the same time helping our children’s future education assistance.

Thank you in advance for your support.

In Christ,
Fr. Vincent

Reminders of Palm Sunday and Easter Divine Liturgies & Activities

Dear Parishioners of OLOP:

I pray you are all doing well. This email is a friendly reminder of some events for Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday.
Frist, Palm Sunday is approaching this weekend. We will have the blessing of the palms as well as the Palm Sunday Bake Sale. The bake sale will be open on Saturday after Divine Liturgy and on Sunday after Divine Liturgy. All the proceeds will go to the Education Foundation for upcoming scholarships. Your support is greatly appreciated. I have included the signup link for you to register for Divine Liturgy.

Secondly, the Glorious Resurrection will be celebrated April 3 and 4. We will resume the Easter Egg Hunt on Sunday. April 4, immediately following Divine Liturgy. The signup link for Divine Liturgy is also included in this email.
Please refer to the bulletin for the times of scheduled Holy Week Liturgies and services. Please come and join us.

God bless you all.
Fr. Vincent

PALM SUNDAY SIGN UP LINK (Opens March 24, after 12 Noon)
Saturday 430 PM Liturgy Reservation Link:
https://www.signupgenius.com/go/SaturdayMass

Sunday 1030 AM Liturgy Reservation Link:
https://www.signupgenius.com/go/SundayMass

EASTER WEEKEND SIGN UP LINK (Opens March 31, after 12 Noon)
Saturday 430 PM Liturgy Reservation Link:
https://www.signupgenius.com/go/SaturdayMass

Sunday 1030 AM Liturgy Reservation Link:
https://www.signupgenius.com/go/SundayMass

OLOP Lenten Retreat – Saturday 3/27/21 1000 AM-100 PM – Sign-Up and Zoom Links

Dear Parishioners of OLOP:

This Saturday, March 27, at 10am, we will have our Lenten Retreat at the Church. This will be available in person as well as Zoom and Facebook. It is imperative that even if you do not come in person, that you register for this beautiful retreat. I have attached the sign up link as well as the zoom link below. I hope you will be able to join us. I am sure you will enjoy these three hours of reflection and testimonies.

In Christ,
Fr. Vincent

Lenten Retreat 3/27 @ 10am – 1pm.
SignUp link:
https://www.signupgenius.com/go/OLOPRetreat

Signup starts: opens on Saturday 3/13 at noon and closes on Friday 3/26 at 8pm.

Zoom link:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89142733876

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