CLERGY CORNER

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!

Father Craig

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WHAT'S NEW AT OLPH

18 July

Exploring the mystery of the Holy Rosary in the Pastoral Center

24 July

OLPH Barbecue Meeting in the Pastoral Center

25 July

Pre-Baptism Class in the Pastoral Center

27 July

Filipino Food Sale

04 August

Mandatory Parent & Student Meeting in the Parish Hall

18 August

Religious Education Registration is open

MASS & CONFESSION SCHEDULES

Mass
Sunday
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

Saturday
8:00 am Novena & Mass
4:30 pm (Vigil)

Confessions
Saturday
8:45 - 10:00 am
3::30 - 4:15 pm

PARISH INFORMATION

Church Address
23233 Lyons Avenue
Newhall, CA 91321
Pastoral Center

23045 Lyons Avenue
Newhall, CA 91321
p: 661.259.2276 | f: 661.259.1873
info@olphscv.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