Focus on Faith Full Schedule - Fall 2019

Every Sunday

  • Explore the Sunday Readings
  • Join us for video presentations by Dr. Brant Pitre, exploring the First Century Christian understanding of today's Scripture readings and how it applies to us today.
  • Parish Center, Bethlehem Room

September 8

  • OLL Stain Glass Window Tour
  • Discover the rich meaning behind OLL's Stain Glass Windows. Fr. John Kerns  will present his popular guided tour.
  • Church
  • Blood Pressure Clinic
  • Every second Sunday the OLL Health Ministry provides a free blood pressure clinic from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM as part of their effort to serve the health of the whole person: mind, body, and soul.
  • Parish Hall, Brides Room

September 15 & 22

  • Inter-Faith Dialogue
  • Fr. Suresh will elaborate on the following themes for these two sessions: Attitude of Church before Vatican II, New Breakthrough since Vatican II, and Present Day Situation Toward Inter-Faith Dialogue.
  • Parish Hall, Carpeted Area

September 29

  • All Church ACTS Return Lunch
  • ALL are welcome to join the men’s ACTS retreatants for lunch after the 11:30am Mass.
  • Parish Hall

October 6

  • The Rosary
  • The Rosary is a wonderful gift from God to the Catholic Church. Discover its rich meaning and traditions. Join us to learn more about praying with our Queen Mother and the effects it can have on our daily lives.
  • Parish Hall, Carpeted Area
  • First Reconciliation Parent Meeting, Option 1
  • All parents of children preparing for the First Communion are asked to attend one of the meetings presented by Fr. John Kerns.
  • Parish Center, Nazareth Room

October 13

  • Creating & Living Your Family Mission
  • Join us for the first Parent Session of the year with Patricia Mackie, a licensed professional counselor. Identify your family's core values by asking: How does your family relate to God?
  • Parish Center, Nazareth Room
  • Anointing of the Sick
  • Anointing of the Sick will be offered for all those who experience chronic illness, are expecting surgery, or are in need of other physical or spiritual healing.
  • Church
  • Knights of Columbus Breakfast
  • Every second Sunday the OLL Knights of Columbus host breakfast from 7:30 to 11:00 AM of Quiche, Scrambled Eggs, Bacon & Sausage, Biscuits & Gravy, French Toast & Pancakes. The cost is: Adults $9 , Kids 7-12 $5,  Under 7 Free, or Families $22. The proceeds benefits various charities.
  • Parish Hall
  • Blood Pressure Clinic
  • Every second Sunday the OLL Health Ministry provides a free blood pressure clinic from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM as part of their effort to serve the health of the whole person: mind, body, and soul.
  • Parish Hall, Brides Room

October 20

  • Strengthening Your Marriage
  • Join us for a talk on resources for living a healthy marriages or putting marriages back on track. This is a valuable discussion for anyone who KNOWS anyone in a struggling marriage.
  • Parish Hall, Carpeted Area
  • First Reconciliation Parent Meeting, Option 2
  • All parents of children preparing for the First Communion are asked to attend one of the meetings presented by Fr. John Kerns.
  • Parish Center, Nazareth Room

October 27

  • Living Your Life with the Saints
  • Join us for a talk on how the communion of saints are relevant and important to our spiritual journey.
  • Parish Hall, Carpeted Area
  • Creating & Living Your Family Mission
  • Join us for the second Parent Session of the year with Patricia Mackie, a licensed professional counselor. How to to live out your values without being over-run by outside pressure.
  • Parish Center, Nazareth Room

November 3

  • Catholic Funeral Planning
  • Help out your family by learning the basics of planning a Catholic funeral.
  • Parish Center, Carpeted Area
  • Letter to a Suffering Church by Bishop Barron
  • Discuss the "Letter to a Suffering Church," written by Bishop Barron regarding the sexual abuse crisis in the church.
  • Parish Library
  • Dating and Your Teens
  • Join us for another seesion with Patricia Mackie, a licensed professional counselor, on how to embrace and love this new stage of parenting, how to talk to your kids about dating & sex.
  • Parish Center, Nazareth Room

November 10

  • Living Sustainably: A Catholic Dialogue & Easy Strategies, Pt. 1
  • How and why we should strive to live more sustainably as Catholics.
  • Parish Center, Nazareth Room
  • Knights of Columbus Breakfast
  • Every second Sunday the OLL Knights of Columbus host breakfast from 7:30 to 11:00 AM of Quiche, Scrambled Eggs, Bacon & Sausage, Biscuits & Gravy, French Toast & Pancakes. The cost is: Adults $9 , Kids 7-12 $5,  Under 7 Free, or Families $22. The proceeds benefits various charities.
  • Parish Hall
  • Blood Pressure Clinic
  • Every second Sunday the OLL Health Ministry provides a free blood pressure clinic from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM as part of their effort to serve the health of the whole person: mind, body, and soul.
  • Parish Hall, Brides Room

November 17

  • Letter to a Suffering Church by Bishop Barron
  • Discuss the "Letter to a Suffering Church," written by Bishop Barron regarding the sexual abuse crisis in the church
  • Parish Library
  • Advent for Parents and Families
  • Join us for a discussion on how to make Advent meaningful  for you and your children.
  • Parish Center, Nazareth Room

November 24

  • RCIA Ritual Rites
  • How your role and prayers as a parishioner in the pew have a deep impact on individuals in RCIA during their conversion process.
  • Parish Hall, Carpeted Area
  • Living Sustainably: A Catholic Dialogue & Easy Strategies, Pt. 2
  • Join us for a Catholic dialogue and easy strategies.
  • Parish Center, Nazareth Room

December 1

  • No Focus on Faith for the Thanksgiving Weekend.

December 8

  • Immaculate Conception
  • On this feast day of the Immacu-late Conception, come explore the cultural and devotional images of Mary that can be found at The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.
  • Parish Hall, Carpeted Area
  • Knights of Columbus Breakfast
  • Every second Sunday the OLL Knights of Columbus host breakfast from 7:30 to 11:00 AM of Quiche, Scrambled Eggs, Bacon & Sausage, Biscuits & Gravy, French Toast & Pancakes. The cost is: Adults $9 , Kids 7-12 $5,  Under 7 Free, or Families $22. The proceeds benefits various charities.
  • Parish Hall
  • Blood Pressure Clinic
  • Every second Sunday the OLL Health Ministry provides a free blood pressure clinic from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM as part of their effort to serve the health of the whole person: mind, body, and soul.
  • Parish Hall, Brides Room

December 15

  • Aging Parents and the Family's Needs
  • Discuss how the aging process can affect your family's needs
  • Parish Hall, Carpeted Area
  • Letter to a Suffering Church by Bishop Barron
  • Discuss the “Letter to a Suffering Church” written by Bishop Barron regarding the sexual abuse crisis in the church.
  • Parish Library