Meet our parish’s 2022-23 K-6 Faith Formation catechists

As we begin another Faith Formation year, we would like to acknowledge our K–6 catechists for giving of their time and talent to share their faith with the children of our parish. Kindergarten — Graceann Guzski First grade — Jodie George Second grade — Lisa Hyatt and MaryLisa Vella Third grade — Richard Ferrone Fourth […]


Gallery: ‘The Music Lives On’ memorial concert

“The Music Lives On: A Tribute to Pasquale Caputo and Joanna Moore” took place Sunday, Sept. 25, presented by Chelsea Opera. Performers included Chelsea co-founder Leonarda Priore, mezzo soprano; Bill Doherty, piano; Dominick Corbacio, tenor; and Mary Molnar, soprano. Utica-native Caputo, an operatic tenor and former Mount Carmel parishioner, died in 2017 at age 82. […]


Gallery: More than 110 enjoy ninth Parish Golf Tournament

The ninth Mount Carmel / Blessed Sacrament Parish Golf Tournament teed off Sunday, Aug. 28, 2022, at Stonebridge Golf and Country Club. More than 110 golfers participated. In addition to 18 holes of golf, they were treated to food and drink on the course, a steak dinner with all the trimmings, gift bags, chances to […]


Gallery, video: Celebrating the Feast of Santa Rosalia

Members of the Santa Rosalia Society, parishioners and friends celebrated the Feast of Santa Rosalia on Saturday, Aug. 27. The 4:30 p.m. Mass attracted many, and special music was sung in honor of Rosalia. A procession following Mass with the statue and Red Band traveled from the church to the renovated chapel at the corner […]


People needed to visit homebound, those in nursing homes

Do you know anyone who is in a nursing home or homebound and can’t make it to church and would like a visit from someone from our parish? If so, please place their names and contact information in an envelope addressed to “Rosemarie Chiffy” and drop it in the weekly collection or at the parish […]


Gallery, video from the parish festival and procession

After a two-year absence, the Italian Festival returned to Mount Carmel / Blessed Sacrament. The event was blessed with beautiful weather and big crowds, who returned in droves to what once was an annual celebration until the pandemic hit two years ago. Here are some images from the festivities and a video of the Procession […]


Congratulations to these graduates from our parish

It’s that time of the year to congratulate and honor those young people in our parish who have moved on to the next phase of their lives. Mark VanDeusen Graduate: Westmoreland High School. Parents: Rob and Sandy VanDeusen. Degree, honors, awards: Advanced Regents diploma, graduated in the top 10 percent of his class with a […]