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...

May 22, 2021May 22, 2021by

Adopt a Bed Volunteers Needed

Volunteers needed for the 2022 Adopt-a-Bed Program We are in need of volunteers to maintain the various planting beds around the campus. Typically, two persons are assigned as a team to each bed and the weeding usually requires about 1-2 hours per month, June through September. If you are able to lend a hand, please...

April 27, 2021May 11, 2022by

Fr. Mike’s Communication for the Mar. 7, 2021

7 March 2021 – 3rd Sunday of Lent   Therefore, when he was raised from the dead, his disciples remembered that he had said this, and they came to believe the Scripture and the word Jesus had spoken. John 2:22 Brothers and Sisters, “Do whatever he tells you.” Anyone who has had to wait to...

March 6, 2021March 6, 2021by

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

28 February 2021 – 2nd Sunday of Lent “My little children, your hearts are small, but prayer stretches them and makes them capable of loving God. Through prayer, we receive a foretaste of heaven and something of paradise comes down upon us. Prayer never leaves us without sweetness. It’s honey that flows into the souls...

February 28, 2021July 23, 2021by

Fr. Mike’s Communication for the Feb. 21, 2021

21 February 2021 – 1st Sunday of Lent “This is the time of fulfillment. The kingdom of God is at hand. Repent, and believe in the gospel.” Brothers and Sisters, “Isn’t there anyone who knows what Lent is all about?!”  In the spirit of this quandary, try and recall Charlie Brown’s similar question regarding Christmas,...

February 19, 2021February 19, 2021by

Fr. Mike’s Communication for the Feb. 14, 2021

14 February 2021 Lent 2021 – A Journey Brothers and Sisters, Each Lent, we set upon a short journey, 46 days. We commit to practice prayer, penance, and fasting. As individuals and families, we hope to strengthen our faith, reducing the grip that sin has on our lives, and become more aware of God’s graces....

February 13, 2021February 28, 2021by

Fr. Mike’s Communication for the Feb. 7, 2021

7 February 2021 Is not man’s life on earth a drudgery? Are not his days those of hirelings? He is a slave who longs for the shade, a hireling who waits for his wages. So I have been assigned months of misery, and troubled nights have been allotted to me. -Job 7:1-3 Brothers and Sisters,...

February 5, 2021February 5, 2021by

Fr. Mike’s Communication for the January 31, 2021

Catholic Schools Week | 31 January 2021 All were amazed and asked one another, “What is this? A new teaching with authority. He commands even the unclean spirits and they obey him.” -Mark 1:21-28 Brothers and Sisters, The Word of God is powerful; his holy word offers healing and mercy and can evoke monumental change....


Fr. Mike’s Communication for the January 24, 2021

24 January 2021 Jesus said to them, “Come after me, and I will make you fishers of men.” Then they abandoned their nets and followed him. -Mark 1:17 Brothers and Sisters, God chooses the most unexpected people to deliver his message. We need to look no further than today’s first reading to prove this fact....