Fr. Mike’s Communication for June 20, 2021

Father’s Day | June 20, 2021 Jesus was in the stern, asleep on a cushion. They woke him and said to him, “Teacher, do you not care that we are perishing?” He woke up, rebuked the wind, and said to the sea, “Quiet!  Be still!” The wind ceased and there was great calm. ~ Mark...

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Fr. Mike’s Communication for June 13, 2021

June 13, 2021 “The Kingdom of God] is like a mustard seed that, when it is sown in the ground, is the smallest of all the seeds on the earth. But once it is sown, it springs up and becomes the largest of plants and puts forth large branches, so that the birds of the...

June 11, 2021June 11, 2021by

Fr. Mike’s Communication for June 6, 2021

Solemnity of the Most Holy Body & Blood of Christ | June 6, 2021 “Very bread, good shepherd, tend us, Jesu, of your love befriend us, You refresh us, you defend us, Your eternal goodness send us, in the land of life to see.” Sequence, “Laud, O Zion” Brothers and Sisters, Have you ever wondered why...

June 3, 2021June 3, 2021by

Fr. Mike’s Communication for May 30, 2021

Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity | May 30, 2021 Did anything so great ever happen before? Was it ever heard of? Did a people ever hear the voice of God speaking from the midst of fire, as you did, and live? ~ Deuteronomy 4:32b-33 Brothers and Sisters, “In the name of the Father, and...

May 28, 2021May 31, 2021by

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church Announces New Priest Assignments

The Rev. Robert Katafiasz, currently associate pastor, was selected for assignment as associate pastor at Christ the King and St. Bernadette pastorate. OLPH welcomes associate pastor Rev. Anthony Abiamiri. Assignments effective, July 1, 2021 For Immediate Release Saturday, May 22, 2021 Contact:, 410 747 4334 Ellicott City, MD .—The Rev. Robert Katafiasz, currently serving...

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Fr. Mike’s Communication for May 23, 2021

Solemnity of Pentecost | May 23, 2021 “When the Advocate comes whom I will send you from the Father, the Spirit of truth that proceeds from the Father, he will testify to me. And you also testify, because you have been with me from the beginning.” – John 15:26-27 Brothers and Sisters, Come, Holy Spirit,...

May 21, 2021May 21, 2021by

Mask Mandate Update

May 15th, 2021 – For Immediate Release Parish Family and Friends of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish,  As a result of the recent guidance provided by the Archdiocese of Baltimore regarding lifting the mandated mask-wearing requirement on parish campuses, we offer the following.  Effective immediately, The wearing of masks is no longer mandated in...

May 15, 2021May 15, 2021by

Fr. Mike’s Communication for May 16, 2021

Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord | May 16, 2021 [Jesus] answered them, “It is not for you to know the times or seasons that the Father has established by his own authority. But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, throughout...

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Fr. Mike’s Communication for May 9, 2021

6th Sunday of Easter | 9 May 2021 “Get up. I myself am also a human being.” -Acts 10:26b Brothers and Sisters, Happy Mothers’ Day! This weekend we honor our well-deserving mothers, grandmothers, godmothers, and all the mother figures all in our lives. Their generous love and support reflect the goodness of the Lord. We...

May 8, 2021May 8, 2021by

Fr. Mike’s Communication for May 2, 2021

5th Sunday of Easter | 2 May 2021 “Remain in me, as I remain in you. Just as a branch cannot bear fruit on its own unless it remains on the vine, so neither can you unless you remain in me. I am the vine, you are the branches.” ~ John 15:4-5a Brothers and Sisters,...

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