MYO Gathering – Saturday 4/9/22 – 6-8 PM at the OLOP Rectory Basement

Dear Parents & Youth of OLOP:

We would like to invite our teens (grades 7 to 12) to join us for a MYO discussion and supper including confession and fellowship on Saturday, April 9th from 6 to 8 PM in the OLOP Rectory basement. Please encourage our beloved youth to attend. We will be discussing the Passion of Christ and Holy Week. If you have any questions or would like to attend please reach out to Fr. Vince or Sister Therese Maria. God bless our youth!


Fr. Vincent Farhat
Pastor OLOP

OLOP Church Bulletin – Weekend of 4/2/22-4/3/22 – Holy Week Schedule Published in this Bulletin

Dear Parishioners of OLOP:

Attached you will find this week’s Bulletin 04-03-22 OLOP. Please note that the schedule for Holy Week is also published in this bulletin.

Also note that this week, there will not be a daily Liturgy on Monday or Thursday evening. We will have Eucharistic Adoration on Tuesday evening at 6:00 PM.

God bless and see you this weekend.

In Christ,
Fr. Vincent

Passing of Ida Roderick

Dear Parishioners of OLOP:

It is my sad duty to inform you that Ida M. (Watkins) Roderick passed away March 27. Ida is the wife of Leo Roderic, the mother of Barry (Susan) Roderick, and the brother of Robert (Rillis) Watkins.

Visiting hours will be held on Sunday, April 3, from 2:00-5:00 PM, at Saunders-Dywer Funeral Home, 495 Park Street, New Bedford, MA. The Divine Liturgy of the Resurrection will be held on Monday, April 4, at 10:00 AM, at Our Lady of Purgatory Church. The obituary can be seen here.

We extend our deepest condolences to Ida’s family. May Almighty God welcome Ida into His kingdom and may her soul rest in peace. Allah yerhamma.

In Christ,
Fr. Vincent

Passing of Walter Chomak

Dear Parishioners of Our Lady of Purgatory:

It is my sad duty to inform you that Walter Chomak passed away this past week. Our condolences go out to his devoted wife MaryAnne (Peters) Chomak, his children Tara Boukheir, Nina Chomak (Donnelly), Kyra Chomak (Lawton), Walter Paul, and his grandchildren. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 2, at 9 AM, at Our Lady of Purgatory Church.

May Almighty God welcome Walter into His kingdom and may his soul rest in peace. Allah yerhammo.

In Christ,
Fr. Vincent

Passing of Robert Morad – Divine Liturgy of the Resurrection – Friday 4/1/22 at 10 AM

Dear Parishioners of OLOP:

It is my sad duty to inform you that Robert Morad passed away on February 28. Robert is the father of Victoria and Zachary, the brother of Linda Morad, George (Susan), and Mark (Ruth), and grandfather of Layla and Rory. Our condolences and prayers are sent to all of his family.

The Divine Liturgy of the Resurrection will be celebrated on Friday, April 1, at Our Lady of Purgatory Church, at 10:00 AM.

May Almighty God welcome Robert into His kingdom and may his soul rest in peace. Allah yerhammo.

In Christ,
Fr. Vincent Farhat
Pastor OLOP

Joseph Heneine from Saint Anthony of Desert in Fall RIver Passed Away Sunday 3/13/22

Dear Parishioners of OLOP:

It is my sad duty to inform you that Joseph Heneine from our sister parish of Saint Anthony of the Desert in Fall River, passed away this past Sunday. Joseph is survived by his wife Emily, his children Maguy, Tony (Jocelyne), Fadi (Rima), grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and sisters Angela Ameen, Rausette Boulos and Lucy Heneine.
Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday, March 16, from 5-8 PM, at Silva-Faria Funeral Home, 730 Bedford Street, Fall River, MA, and Liturgy of the Christian Burial on Thursday, March 17, at 10 AM, at Saint Anthony of the Desert Church. Funeral arrangements are attached to this email.

Our condolences are extended to the entire family. May Almighty God welcome Joseph into His kingdom and may his soul rest in peace. Allah yerhammo.

https://www.silvafaria.com/obituary/joseph-heneine?lud=EF0BD247211C6B956F3A157CA75181AE

In Christ,

Fr. Vincent Farhat
Pastor OLOP

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