Circ. #23.02: March for Life Update- Need to book Hotel Room by January 6 to get the Discounted Rate

Dear Parishioners of OLOP:

Attached please find the information for the Pro Life March held in Washington, DC. I hope you can attend, especially if this would be the first time. It is a beautiful gathering promoting life. All the information is included in this email.

God bless you,
Fr. Vincent


Dear Brother Priests, Deacons, Subdeacons, Consecrated Men and Women, and Lay Faithful:

Wishing you all a Blessed Epiphany!


We invite you to join us as we gather with fellow Maronites from across the United States to witness to the sanctity and dignity of human life from the womb to the tomb. The 2023 March for Life will take place on Friday January 20, 2023 in Washington, DC, preceded by the Vigil Liturgy at the Basilica of the National Shrine.

To encourage more of our people to attend we have reserved a block of rooms at a discounted rate at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington DC. Please see the information below.  More details and a schedule for the weekend have been included with this email along with a sign-up sheet if you’re interested in attending with our Maronite group.

I hope you can share this information in the coming weeks so that a good number of our youth and young adults, children and families can join us as we march together as “Maronites for Life.”

Hotel Details:

The Mayflower Hotel
1127 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington DC 20036

Link to reserve a room: $179 Standard King Bed/ $189 Double Beds: If you prefer to call the hotel, mention March for Life Block and you will get the discounted rate.

Please note: Rooms need to be booked by January 6, 2023. The blocked room rates will no longer be available past this date. Each person booking a room is responsible for their own room fees and is responsible for canceling if necessary, within the hotel’s allowable time period to avoid charges.

Please sign up with the google form , we will contact everyone attending a few weeks before with any updates. Contact information is found below for any additional questions.

Contact Information:
Maya Khoury (MYA) 804-559-1454
Linda DiNardo George 540-520-1679

Thank you for your support, especially for the dignity of life from womb to tomb.
+ Gregory

Discernment Retreat Weekend for Woman, April 14-16, 2023

Dear Parishioners of OLOP:

Please find the attachment from Bishop Gregory regarding the Discernment Retreat Weekend to be held at the convent of Maronite Servants of Christ the Light, in Dartmouth. I hope you will be able to join the Sisters and to contemplate the religious life.

God bless you,
Fr. Vincent

Circular #23.05

Dear Brother Priests, Deacons, Subdeacons, Lay Faithful, Catechists, MYA, MYO Leaders,

Our Maronite Servant sisters will be hosting a Discernment Retreat Weekend for young adult women on April 14-16, 2023 at their Mother of the Light Convent in Dartmouth MA.

To learn more about the Sisters’ mission in our Eparchy you are welcome to watch and share their Day in the Life video:

Discernment Retreat Weekend for Women, Dartmouth MA

“Taste and see the goodness of the Lord.” — Psalm 34:9

Is Jesus calling you to Come, Taste and See? Are you seeking to learn more about prayer, religious life and how God might be calling you to use your gifts to serve him? The Maronite Servants of Christ the Light located in Dartmouth MA, invite young adult women (ages 18-39) to prayerfully consider joining them for a Discernment Retreat Weekend, April 14-16, 2023. The weekend is designed to give young adult women a glimpse into prayer and communal life and to come away, to be with Jesus, our Eucharistic Lord.

To register or to learn more scan the QR Code on the flyer, visit or Registration link for the Discernment Retreat Weekend can also be accessed here.

If you have any questions please contact Sister Therese Maria,

Thank you for your prayerful support and helping us to promote religious vocations in our Eparchy.


OLOP St. Maron Hafli – Saturday 2/4/23 at 730 PM

Dear Parishioners of OLOP:

Attached you will find the flyer for the Saint Maron’s Halfi, which will be held on Saturday, February 4, 2023, at our future home (formerly Our Lady of Fatima), 4256 Acushnet Ave, New Bedford, MA.

Please mark your calendars. Tickets will go on sale this Sunday, December 18, 2022. Look forward to seeing you all there.

In Christ,
Fr. Vincent

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