Vision students to sell discount cards

As a fundraiser for their trip, students who will be attending Notre Dame Vision Catholic Youth Conference will be selling discount cards for area businesses. We have extra cards, and since there only are six…


Golf tournament: Get your form here

The annual Parish Golf Tournament will take place Sunday, Aug. 7, at Stonebridge Golf and Country club. Registration is $85 per player, which includes 18 holes with cart, coffee, lunch at the turn, steak dinner and…


It’s Hope Appeal time; please help

Each year, we are asked by our diocese to contribute generously to the faith and future of our diocesan families through the Hope Appeal. Our parish goal is $38,244. We thank the 117 parishioners/families who already…


Msgr. Bill to speak at novena

The annual Novena to Our Lady of Mount Carmel continues each Wednesday. The following priests will celebrate Mass, give a homily and pray with us: July 6: Msgr. Ronald Bill (there also will be four…


Time to honor graduating seniors

It is graduation time, and we would like to recognize graduating seniors from our parish in the bulletin and online this summer. If your child is graduating from high school or college, please let us…

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Photo gallery: First Communion 2016

Fourteen children received their First Holy Communion at the 10:30 a.m. Mass on Sunday, May 1, 2016. The following images were captured by Adam Brockway Photography. They are copyrighted and cannot be downloaded. Visit….

Wearing the “Committee of Excessive Shrubbery Transport Association (CESTA)” T-shirts are, back row, from left: John Reale, Gordon Schindler, Nick Elacqua, Matt Elacqua, David Elacqua, Mike Elacqua and Beth Elacqua. Front row: Russell Sortino, Katherine Elacqua, Re Chiffy, Serafina Sortino and Mike Zasa.

Easter flower crew blossoms

Each year, a group of dedicated volunteers decorates the altar for Easter. Some have been doing it for years. More recently, many of the parish’s young people have been helping. This year, a T-shirt was…


Valentini revels in his Italian heritage

A.J. “Fred” Valentini’s life has been deeply immersed in his Italian heritage, much like that of our parish. He grew up in an Italian family, married into another, studied in Italy and taught the language…

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Faith Formation registration underway

Registration for the 2016-17 Faith Formation classes is underway. You will find the registration forms in church or on our website at Or, click on PARISH LINKS above, then on FAITH FORMATION. You can…


Parish welcomes new parishioners

We welcome to St. Mary of Mount Carmel / Blessed Sacrament Parish the following individuals and families who are newly registered. May they find a warm welcome and the blessings of God in this parish….