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,...

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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...

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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...

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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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Fr. Mike’s Communication for the April. 25, 2021

4th Sunday of Easter | 25 April 2021 “I am the good shepherd. A good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep.” ~ John 10:11 Brothers & Sisters, Happy Good Shepherd Sunday! Tending to sheep or a herdsman is certainly not as common a profession as in biblical times. So, most likely, our understanding...

April 21, 2021April 21, 2021by

Fr. Mike’s Communication for the April. 18, 2021

3rd Sunday of Easter | 18 April 2021 “Peace be with you.” But they were startled and terrified and thought that they were seeing a ghost. Luke 24:36b-37 Brothers & Sisters, “The peace of the Lord be with you always.” Our hearts long for a deep peace, a peace beyond all understanding.  We place our...

April 17, 2021April 17, 2021by

Fr. Mike’s Communication for the April. 11, 2021

2nd Sunday of Easter | 11 April 2021 “With great power the apostles bore witness to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus, and great favor was accorded them all.” – Acts 4:33 Brothers & Sisters, Happy Easter! Regularly proclaimed during the  Easter season, the Acts of the Apostles detail the beginnings and rapid growth of...

April 11, 2021April 11, 2021by

Fr. Mike’s Communication for the April. 4, 2021

Easter Sunday | 4 April 2021 “On the first day of the week, Mary of Magdala came to the tomb early in the morning, while it was still dark,  and saw the stone removed from the tomb.” – John 20:1 Brothers & Sisters, Christos Anesti! Christ is Risen! Alethos Anesti! Truly he is risen! This...

March 31, 2021April 6, 2021by

Fr. Mike’s Communication for the Mar. 28, 2021

Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion | 28 March 2021 “Let her alone. Why do you make trouble for her?” Mark 14:6 Brothers & Sisters, In the Gospel of Mark, as the passion of our Lord, begins, Jesus rebukes his disciples after they witness an anonymous woman break open an alabaster jar of expensive perfume...

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