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    March 2023 General Meeting

    The OLPH Woman’s Guild March General Meeting is on Wednesday, March 15, 2023, at 10:00 am at the Knights of Columbus Hall located at 1131 Rives Ave. Downey, Ca 90241. The theme is “Irish Charm” and it will feature a dance group from The Aniar Academy Irish Dancers”. The menu is corned beef, cabbage, potatoes, carrots, and a green salad. It will also include soda bread, Irish Chocolate Trifles, and Irish Coffee. Raffle: At the event we will sell tickets to raffle off a Waterford Candy Dish! The cost is $20 per person for the meal and entertainment. The deadline to RSVP is March 8. RSVP: Linda Malme 562-869-6491  

  • In Memoriam

    Bishop David O’Connell

    All the Funeral Services will be live-streamed. Follow the LA Catholic link below. Wednesday, March 1, 2023: Memorial Mass with St. John Vianney Community at 7:00 pm. Thursday, March 2, 2023: Vigil Mass at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels at 7:00 pm. Friday, March 3, 2023: Funeral Mass at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels at 11:00 am The OLPH Women’s Guild is offering a special Mass for the repose of the soul of Bishop David O’Connell on Sunday, March 26, 2023 at 9:30 am STATEMENT FROM ARCHBISHOP JOSÉ H. GOMEZ ON THE DEATH OF AUXILIARY BISHOP DAVID O’CONNELL  February 18, 2023  I am very…

  • Spirituality

    No-Buy Lent

    You’re invited to a “No-Buy Lent.” During this holy season in which we pray, fast, and practice almsgiving, give up buying non-essential items in order to make space for the sacred and to give the planet a rest. Sign up to share your commitment and find short daily inspiration on our Lenten calendar.  An accompanying PDF will be provided for folks who prefer not to use the interactive calendar. Step one: Sign up to receive reminder emails to check the Lenten calendar which will be filled with short daily inspiration such as scripture, quotes, brief articles or videos, questions for reflection, or a suggested action. Step two: Set your intention for the Lenten season…

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    2023-2024 Community Grant Application

    OLPH’s Women’s Guild 2023-2024 Grant Application is now open to ministries and organizations serving Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church or the community. Below you will find three (3) downloadable PDF files. Print out all three pages of the PDF document : The Application Brief, The Proposal for Funding, and The Funding Agreement. They must be filled out completely and returned to the Guild either by mail (address is on the letterhead) or brought to the Church Office (address is the same as the mail-in address). Application Due date: March 30, 2023

  • Spirituality

    Bishop Barron-Wonder: The Harmony of Faith and Science

    Bishop Robert Barron is an American prelate of the Catholic Church who has served as bishop of the Diocese of Winona-Rochester since 2022. He is the founder of the Catholic ministerial organization Word on Fire. Today, February 13, 2023, Word on Fire premiered the first episode of their new film series, Wonder: The Harmony of Faith and Science. Produced through a grant from the John Templeton Foundation, the five-episode series serves as a beautiful and informative antidote to the notion that scientific thought is at odds with the Catholic faith. Narrated by The Chosen’s Jonathan Roumie, the first episode is entitled “Light from Light: Scientific Enigmas and Theological Mysteries”. See how…

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    February 2023 General Board Meeting

    Zulmy Mancia You are invited to join the OLPH Catholic Women’s Guild for our General Meeting on Wednesday, February 15, 2023, at 10:00 am at the Knights of Columbus Hall. The Knights of Columbus Hall is located at 11231 Rives Ave. in Downey. Lunch fee: $15.00 Please RSVP by February 10, 2023, to Linda Malme at 562-869-6491 Our Guest Speaker is Zulmy Mancia. She is a Naturopathic Doctor specializing in overall wellness and nutrition.