THANK YOU! Along with Fathers Alberto and Bao, I want to express gratitude for the wonderful welcome you have given us as we begin our ministry here at Our Lady of Perpetual Help. Truly, you have received us with open arms – thank you.
We have all had experiences of being made welcome, of being made to feel “part of the family.” Those are precious and wonderful occasions – and in our hectic modern world they are all too rare. Being welcomed gives us a sense of joy and of being appreciated. Thank you for bestowing that gift of welcome on the three of us. God is blessing us through you, and that is a blessing that lifts up our spirits and brings smiles to our faces.
Truly, Christian hospitality is one of the great virtues. Pope Francis exudes that spirit of welcome. The Benedictines have a long tradition of hospitality. This reflects the hospitality of Jesus, who reaches out to us and reminds us that despite our sinfulness, we are God’s beloved daughters and sons.
My hope is that the wonderful hospitality you have extended to us will overflow to others, so that people who come to OLPH will feel “at home” and “part of the family of faith.” It is amazing how powerfully a smile and a warm greeting can be a tool of evangelization, of bringing Jesus to people and people to Jesus. In accord with today’s Gospel, hospitality is a seed sown that often bears amazing fruit.
And so, in the name of Jesus and of his Mother, Mary, who together embrace us all, thank you again. May the Lord reward your goodness!
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WHAT'S NEW AT OLPH
Exploring the mystery of the Holy Rosary in the Pastoral Center
OLPH Barbecue Meeting in the Pastoral Center
Pre-Baptism Class in the Pastoral Center
Filipino Food Sale
Mandatory Parent & Student Meeting in the Parish Hall
Religious Education Registration is open
MASS & CONFESSION SCHEDULES
7:00 am, 8:30 am, 10:00 am, 11:30 am, 1:00 pm (Spanish), 4:00 pm Youth, 5:30 pm (Spanish) Val Verde Mission: 9:00 am (Spanish)
Castaic Mission: 10:30 am (English)
Monday-Friday 7:00 am & 8:15 am
8:00 am Novena & Mass 4:30 pm (Vigil)
Confessions Saturday 8:45 - 10:00 am 3::30 - 4:15 pm
Church Address 23233 Lyons Avenue Newhall, CA 91321 Pastoral Center
23045 Lyons Avenue Newhall, CA 91321 p: 661.259.2276 | f: 661.259.1873 firstname.lastname@example.org Office Hours Monday-Friday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Saturday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm Sunday 8:30 am - 3:00 pm