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Gallery, video: Honoring Mary during the annual May Crowning

On Mother’s Day weekend, May 11-12, 2024, Mary, the Mother of God, was honored in our parish at the annual May Crowning. At all three Masses, children who recently received their First Holy Communion participated in the event that dates back decades in our church. Thanks to Terri Panuccio for putting it all together.  

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Gallery: Father Jim through the years in our parish

In honor of Father Jim’s 50th anniversary of priesthood, parishioner Tom Loughlin Jr. has compiled some of his photos of our pastor taken over the last several years. Our thanks to Tom.

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Easter Vigil: View photos, watch the entire service

On Saturday evening, March 31, our parish celebrated the Resurrection of Jesus Christ with the beautiful and moving Easter Vigil service. The Paschal Candle was lit and processed in the dark through the church; numerous parishioners took part in the readings from the Old and New Testaments and other commentary; two adults were fully initiated […]

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Gallery: Veneration of the Cross on Good Friday

Though the usual Good Friday service took place at our neighboring St. Anthony & St. Agnes Parish, our parish hosted Stations of the Cross and Veneration of the Cross. Here are photos submitted by Amy Perritano Eddy. The overall view of the sanctuary is from Joanne Gerace.

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Gallery: 2 parishes worship during Holy Thursday service

Parishioners from Mount Carmel / Blessed Sacrament and St. Anthony & St. Agnes parishes joined in worship on Holy Thursday at Mount Carmel. A packed church participated in the Mass, watched as Father Jim washed the feet of 12 people, re-enacting what Jesus did to his disciples the night before he was crucified. The service […]

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Gallery, video: Celebration of Palm Sunday

Our parish celebrated Jesus Christ’s triumphant entry into Jerusalem during Palm Sunday services Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning, March 23 and 24. To the strains of “Jerusalem My Destiny,” parishioners, including our Faith Formation students, processed through the church in honor of Christ. The Passion was proclaimed through the voices of five people and the […]

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Gallery: Santa Rosalia Society’s St. Joseph Table

The Santa Rosalia Society sponsored a St. Joseph Table after the 11 a.m. Mass on Sunday, March 17. Pictured are members of the society who hosted the event. Those who participated were treated to good food and other goodies. St. Joseph’s feast day is March 19. Photos courtesy of A.J. Valentini.

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Gallery: Engaged couples presented to the parish

Several engaged couples who will be married in our parish this year gathered Sunday, March 10, at the 11 a.m. Mass. They were presented to the parish, received a blessing from the Rev. Joe Salerno and then spent part of the day in the Salerno Room discussing life and marriage.

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Gallery: Lenten Luncheon benefits Abraham House

The annual Mount Carmel / Blessed Sacrament Parish Lenten Luncheon took place on Wednesday, Feb. 28, in the Salerno Room. About 60 people attended the fundraiser that featured minestrone soup, and tuna fish and grilled cheese sandwiches. All proceeds benefitted the Abraham House, which cares for terminally ill patients and their families.

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Gallery: Children receive Sacrament of First Reconciliation

Congratulations to the following children from St. Mary of Mount Carmel / Blessed Sacrament Parish and St. Anthony & St. Agnes Church who received the Sacrament of First Reconciliation on Feb. 3. Photos courtesy of Terri Panuccio.  Liliana Rose Ellis Serafina Marie Gentile Anthony Edward George Audrina Marie Giruzzi Gabriella Michelle Hill Joidon Hpo Layla […]