PARISH HISTORY PARISH NEWS

Our parish heritage, Part 3: Formia establishes school, convent

(Above: Mount Carmel School Class of 1921, the last class to graduate when Father Joseph Forma was pastor of Mount Carmel.) This is the third in a series of articles highlighting the history of our parish leading to its 125th anniversary. Previous articles and issues of “More Good News” are available at www.mountcarmelblessedsacrament.com. 1903-1933 Father […]

PARISH HISTORY PARISH NEWS

Our parish heritage, Part 2 : Father Castelli builds church from ground up

This is the second in a series of articles highlighting the history of our parish leading up to its 125th anniversary. Read Part 1 here. 1896-1903 With large and small monetary donations, and the sweat of those unable to give a financial contribution, a plot of land stretching from Catherine Street to Jay Street was […]

PARISH HISTORY PARISH NEWS

Our parish heritage, Part 1: Mount Carmel founded nearly 125 years ago.

“More Good News” is highlighting the history of our parish leading to its 125th anniversary. Here is Part One. We mark a significant milestone in 2021 — the 125th year of the birth of our parish. Although the first Mass celebrated in our building was in 1896, we can trace our lineage as far back […]