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The Mass, the celebration of the Eucharist, is the heart of our worship as Catholics. At the Last Supper, Jesus commanded us, “Do this in memory of me.” So from that time on, Catholics have celebrated the Eucharist just as the ancient Scriptures record: through the reading of God’s Word in Scripture and by our sharing in his Body and Blood, the very sacrifice of Christ.

Daily Mass:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday – 8:15 am*
Thursday – 8:15 am (Summer), 9:30 am** (School Year)

*Our Lady of Perpetual Help Novena following the 8:15 am morning Mass
** School Mass from Labor Day to Memorial Day – all are welcome!

Sunday Masses:

Saturday (Vigil) 4:30 pm
Sunday 9:00 am, 11:00 am and 5:00 pm

Children’s Choir – 2nd Sunday of every month at 9:00 am, September – May

 

Join Our Parish Family

Welcome! Making a commitment to a parish family is an important part of our relationship with the Lord, and we are happy that you are joining our flourishing parish here at Our Lady of Perpetual Help.

Whatever your life circumstances, wherever you have been or has happened in your life, you are welcome here.

Whether you have been visiting with us for a while, new to the area or rejoining us from time away, we welcome you to OLPH and the many ways you may BELONG, BELIEVE, BECOME and go BEYOND in service in the name of the Lord.

Parish Membership is an easy two-step process.:

  1. Complete the New Member Form by clicking the button below.
  2. Attend a Begin New Member Welcome Session (you may sign up for a New Member session as part of the New Member Form).

Begin New Member Welcome Sessions:

BEGIN is an informal new member welcome session where you can join other people, like you, who are becoming parishioners.  It’s a chance to learn more about our church and our mission to make disciples of Jesus Christ, meet some of our staff, discover how you can serve and be served, and have the opportunity to ask questions.

Sacrament of Reconciliation

To arrange for confession by appointment, just call the Parish Office at (410) 747-4334.
If you need a refresher on how to go to confession or would like a helpful guide to examine your conscience, please click here.

Confession Times:

Wednesdays 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Fridays 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Saturdays 3:00 pm  – 4:15 pm

Eucharistic Adoration Chapel

Something changes when we commit to giving God a fixed time that belongs to Him each week. Rather than fitting God into our busy lives, we fit other things around the One who is the most important. When we do this, there is a greater power in our prayer, it’s easier to hear God, and we let Him do more of what He wants in our life.

Daily Hours:

The chapel is open daily from 7:00 am to 8:00 pm for all visitors.
Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament in the monstrance is available to 9:00 am Wednesday through 8:00 am Saturday.

After-hours Access:

We want parishioners and visitors to be able to spend time with Jesus and pray as often as they would like, as the need arises, and at hours that work with their schedules.

After-hours access to the Chapel is available from 8:00 pm – 7:00 am.

To balance ease of after-hours access and the need for security, OLPH is using an electronic system called VIZpin that turns your cell phone into the key needed to gain entry after-hours.

Click to learn more about gaining after-hours access.

Festival of Praise

Festival of Praise–also lovingly referred to as FOP by regular attendees–is a powerful evening of prayer, praise, and worship before the Lord in the Eucharist.

What is it that draws so many to OLPH’s monthly Festival of Praise?

Could it be the prayerful worship through contemporary music which gives the chance to open our hearts and help us put the busyness of the day aside?

Perhaps it is the reflection on God’s Word, which provides us with direction for meditation?

Or maybe it’s the opportunity for individuals to pray with dedicated prayer teams. Consider joining us in the OLPH Church for this powerful evening of Praise, Prayer, and Worship before the Blessed Sacrament.

Time and Location:

Typically FOP falls on the first Friday of each month and begins at 7:30 pm and concludes at 9 pm. Questions? Contact the Parish Office at  410-747-4334, or follow OLPH’s Events on Facebook.