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Altar Server News
If anyone, youth or adult, is interested in becoming an altar server, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org, and arrangements will be made to get you trained. We are great need of adult servers. Why not serve in the ministry? You are here at Mass anyway, what better way to participate in the Mass than as an altar server.
Parish Membership and Benefits
To be considered an active, participating member of the parish, and thus eligible for sacraments, sponsor eligibility, and parish family discount at St. Mary’s and Notre Dame, OLPH takes into account a family or individual ministry involvement, and Mass attendance. Your collection envelopes, or online giving receipt, are the only way we can determine your attendance. If you are new to the parish, please stop by, call the office for registration forms or complete the online form on this site.
THINK GREEN FROM HOME
Do you recycle? A solution for recycling from the THINKGREENFROMHOME.COM website. This is a way to participate in protecting our environment by recycling the following: Florescent Bulbs, Batteries, Medical Waste. Waste Management also accepts household batteries at their office at 495 Wonder Bar Road in Clarksburg.
We Need You!!
WE NEED YOU!
Please consider offering service to our parishioners and the Lord by becoming an Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion or Lector. You are attending Mass, why not assist others by participating in one of these ministries? Please contact Paula Taylor at email@example.com to arrange a time for training.
TRADITIONAL LATIN MASS
St. Patrick Catholic Church
210 Center Ave., Weston, WV
Every Sunday @ 12:30 PM
2nd Sunday: High Mass with Choir - All other Sundays: Low (Spoken) Mass
For more information:
St. Patrick's Parish Off. (304) 269-3048
Facebook: Latin Mass Community of North Central West Virginia
Everyone is invited to attend.
EVERY FRIDAY UNTIL 4:00pm IN THE CHAPEL FOLLOWING THE 9AM MASS
Join us on Fridays for Eucharistic Adoration in the chapel following the 9am Mass and until 4pm. We need adorers, please come and spend some time with Jesus. "He remains among us until the end of the world. He dwells on so many altars, though so often offended and profaned." St. Maximilian Kolbe
If anyone has old or broken rosaries, please bring them and leave them in the back of the church. We will fix them and send them overseas with the Sisters of the Infant Jesus missionaries.
Your Faith in Action
Community Outreach Activities Powered by YOU!
THANK YOU FOR YOUR GENEROSITY OF FILLING
WITH TOYS and OTHER ITEMS FOR WVU CHILDRENS HOSPITAL!
They were overwhelmed by all of the gifts and our parish's generosity.
Sunday, November 6, 2016
COMPLETION OF OUR HOUSING PROJECT!
On Sunday, November 6, 2016, Ms. Sara Ramos with Food For The Poor was here at OLPH to present the Catholic Men's Fellowship and Our Lady of Perpetual Help with an update on the completion of the house that we built for the Henry-Nesbeth Family.
Jim McCullough with the Catholic Men's Fellowship, presented Ms. Ramos with a donation that will be used in conjunction with other donations from Catholic Churches and Catholic organizations to build houses, vegetable and fruit gardens, a bakery and water supplies for several villages.
Our Lady's Helping Hands
Our Lady’s Helping Hands is the chance for parishioners to provide Social Ministry to our parish community and to our neighborhoods. This committee will not have regular meetings and will not take up large amounts of time. Our ‘Helping Hands’ will serve when needed in times of crisis, emergency or general necessity. This is your opportunity to use your talents to serve others. If you are interested in contributing a helping hand, please complete this survey and return it to Paula Taylor. You may drop it in the collection basket; mail it to Paula at 104 Buffalo Ave, Fairmont, WV 26554; or email it to her Paula Taylor.
(Click above to open form)
Please continue to bring in non-perishable items that will be given to those in need.
All food items being donated are to be brought to the Church, not to the office or chapel.
During the Presentation of the Gifts, our parish children will bring forth your donation. Children of all ages will be asked to participate on a scheduled basis.
Items may include canned goods of soup, vegetables and fruit, tuna, crackers, condiments, baking items such as flour, sugar, brownie mixes, snacks, juice, etc..
Thank you for your help!
Fr. Kent's Corner
Anointing of the Sick
By the sacred anointing of the sick and the prayer of the priests the whole Church commends those who are ill to the suffering and glorified Lord, that he may raise them up and save them and indeed she exhorts them to contribute to the good of the People of God
by freely uniting themselves to the Passion and death of Christ. Catechism of the Catholic Church 1499
The Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick is always available for anyone who is not only in danger of death but for those who are seriously ill, for anyone preparing for surgery or a medical procedure and for those who are aged or infirmed. The sacrament may be received in church, in the home, at the hospital, or wherever circumstances dictate.
Please call the parish office at 304-623-2334 or in case of emergency call Fr. Kent at 304-374-2115 to make arrangements
for the celebration of this sacrament of healing. In the case of an emergency, please let us know in a timely manner. We will need time to get in touch with Fr. and time for his travel to the destination of need.
Please stop by the office to schedule your requested masses.
NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE.
On days when school is delayed or cancellation due to weather or if there is a funeral, we will not have daily Mass and if it falls on a Friday we will not have Eucharistic Adoration.
Marriage Preparation: Couples planning to get married must contact the parish
office at least 6 months in advance. You will need to meet with Fr. Kent prior to taking
Pre-Cana or the Weekend for Engaged Couples. For more information or to register
for a Marriage Weekend Retreat for Engaged Couples, click here. On the right side of the page, click on the name of the retreat center and the desired date.
Then click on the “Click here to register” link at the bottom of the page.
For assistance please call the parish office at 304-623-2334.
Parents anticipating the baptism of their baby in the next
few months should plan to meet with our Baptism Prep Team.
Please call the office at 304-623-2334 to schedule your class and Baptism.
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Pope Francis Names New Bishop of the Diocese of Nashville; Pope Francis also Names New Bishop of Jefferson City
11/21/17 1:52 am
WASHINGTON—Pope Francis has named Father J. Mark Spalding of the Archdiocese of Louisville as the new bishop of Nashville. Pope Francis has also named Father Shawn McKnight, a priest of the Diocese of Wichita, as the new bishop of Jefferson City after accepting the resignation of Bishop John R. Gaydos. The appointments were publicized in Washington on November 21, 2017 by Archbishop Christophe Pierre, apostolic nuncio to the United States.Father J. Mark Spalding was born January 13, 1965 and was ordained a priest on August 3, 1991. He attended St. Meinrad College Seminary in St. Meinrad, Indiana where he studied philosophy. He later attended the American College at Louvain in Belgium (1991) where he earned a degree in theology. He later attended the Catholic University of Louvain, where he earned a Licentiate of Canon Law in 1992.Assignments after ordination included parochial vicar, St. Joseph Proto-Cathedral, Bardstown (1992-1996); parochial vicar, St. Augustine Parish, Lebanon (1996-1998); parochial vicar, St. Margaret Mary Parish, Louisville (1998-1999); pastor, Immaculate Conception Parish, LaGrange (1999-2011); pastor, Holy Trinity Parish, Louisville (2011-present). Father Spalding also served as judicial vicar for the Archdiocese of Louisville from 1998-2011 and is currently vicar general for the Archdiocese, 2011-present. Father Shawn McKnight was born June 26, 1968. He was ordained a priest for the diocese of Wichita on May 28, 1994. He earned a master of arts degree and a master of divinity degree from the Pontifical College Josephinum (1993-1994) and later earned a Licentiate of Sacred Theology from the Pontifical Athenaeum of St. Anselm in Rome in 1999. In 2001, he earned a Doctor of Sacred Theology also from the Pontifical Athenaeum of St. Anselm.Assignments after ordination include: associate pastor, Blessed Sacrament Parish, Wichita (1994-1997); pastoral administrator, St. Patrick Parish, Chanute (1999); chaplain, Newman University, Wichita (2000-2001); priestly service, St. Mary's Parish, Delaware (2003-2008); pastor, Blessed Sacrament Parish, Wichita (2008-2010); priestly service, parishes in the Archdiocese of Baltimore and Washington (2010-2015); presbyteral council and college of consultors, Wichita (2000-2005); pastor, Church of the Magdalen, Wichita (2015-present).Father McKnight formerly served as executive director of the Secretariat for Clergy, Consecrated Life and Vocations (CCLV) of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) from 2010-2015. He has also held numerous academic, professional and academic society positions among them serving as director of Liturgy and director of Formation at the Pontifical College Josephinum. Pope Francis accepted the resignation of Bishop John R. Gaydos, who has served as the third bishop of Jefferson City. Bishop Gaydos was born August 14, 1943 and will turn 75 this August. On June 25, 1997, Gaydos was appointed bishop of Jefferson City by Pope John Paul II. He was ordained as bishop on August 27, 1997. He also served within the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops as Chairman of the Committee on Priestly Life and Ministry, now known as the Committee on Clergy, Consecrated Life and Vocations (CCLV). The Archdiocese of Louisville comprises 8,124 square miles. It has a total population of 1,408,733 people of which 177,725 or 7 percent, are Catholic. The Diocese of Jefferson City comprises 22,127 square miles. It has a total population of 920,234 people of which 81,958 or 11 percent, are Catholic. ---
Keywords: U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, USCCB, Pope Francis, Archbishop Christophe Pierre, apostolic nuncio, Bishop John R. Gaydos, Father J. Mark Spalding, Archdiocese of Louisville, Nashville, Father W. Shawn McKnight, Jefferson City###Read More
USCCB President Makes Thanksgiving Day Appeal for Protection of the Vulnerable, Especially Migrant & Refugee Families
11/20/17 11:23 am
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Note: Chapel is only open when office is open.
- Fr. D. Kent Durig, Pastor
- Mr. Jim McCullough, Pastoral Associate
- Mrs. Linda Insani, Parish Secretary
- Mr. Dan Caroli, Maintenance
- Ms. Mary Ellen Lydon, Chair, Finance Council
- Mrs. Mary Shields, Chair, Perpetual Daughters
- Mr. James Carvelli, Chair, Martha Mary Ministry
- Mrs. Paula Taylor, Director, Altar Ministry
- Mrs. Renee Wyatt, Director, Music Ministry
- Mrs. Sharon Fernandez, Chair, Social Committee
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