Our Lady of Perpetual Help
St. Mary’s, Albany
We, the people of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, in the spirit of faith, service and community, strive to bring people closer together and closer to God, to know our faith, to live by truth and love, to serve the needs of others, to teach by example, and thereby, unify, strengthen and inspire our diverse parish family.
Mo’s Clam Chowder
A great Lenten meal!
Scouts will still be selling chowder base after masses THIS weekend.
Bring your cooler to mass and pick it up on your way out.
Masses will be at 7am, 9am, 12pm & 7pm
Ashes may be received between 10am – 4pm at the parish office.
Stations and Soup Suppers
Fridays during Lent, 2/28 – 4/3
A great way to contemplate the love, the mercy that God the father and Jesus our brother have shown us.
English Stations begin at 5:30pm in the church, followed by the Soup Supper at 6pm in the Gathering Space.
Spanish Stations are preceded by the Soup Supper at 6pm in the Gathering Space, with the Stations starting at 7pm in the church.
Men’s & Women’s
“Come Follow Me” Retreats
The Come, Follow Me weekend retreat creates an environment where a personal encounter with Christ is possible. By encountering Christ, you will develop an ever-lasting relationship with Jesus. Through your personal journey with Christ, you transform your four fundamental relationships: with God, with self, with others and the world.
Come together in fellowship and friendship while rekindling and deepening your relationship with Christ!
Retreats are held at the Fr. Bernard Youth Center, Mt. Angel
Men’s Retreat – February 28 – March 1, 2020
Women’s Retreat – March 20 – 22, 2020
For more information or to register online: www.followmeretreat.org
Lenten Talk: “Lenten Journey with Jesus”
9am – 12pm in the Gathering Space
Speaker Dr. Elaine Park is a former professor at Mt. Angel. There is no cost to attend this talk.
There will be a potluck afterwards, so bring something to share. Help with set-up and clean-up would be greatly appreciated. Contact Jane Donovan to coordinate assistance at: [email protected]
Women’s Lenten Retreat
All women of the parish and surrounding parishes are invited
The Catholic Daughters are hosting a mini-retreat for women. The theme is Growing in Holiness: Rooted in Love.
The day will start with the rosary in the church at 7:45am, followed by Mass at 8:30am.
A continental breakfast will be offered directly after mass, after which the reflections will be given by some of our own women of the parish.
The day will conclude with adoration and confession in the church.
RSVP is required. Please call or email Peggy McDowell at 541-981-9877.
Hope to see you there!
The Pastoral and Finance Councils have been hard at work, and have finished the Parish Strategic Plan for 2019 through 2023.
It includes the Parish Mission Statement, Vision Statement, Goals articulating the Visions, and Strategies with timelines to achieve those Goals.
Saturday Vigil 5:00 PM
Sunday 8:30 & 11:00 AM
Daily Masses or Morning Prayer Monday – Friday 8:30 AM
(Check calendar for daily mass schedule – emergency exceptions may occur)
Healing Mass Last Friday of the month at 8:30am
Saturday 7:00 PM
Sunday 1:00 PM
Saturday 3:30 – 4:30 PM
Last Wednesday of the month 6-7 PM with adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
or by appointment during regular office hours – Please call ahead to make the appointment.
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Novena
Communal Recitation weekdays 8:00-8:30 AM
Adoration, Rosary and Confession:
6:00pm – 7:00pm on the last Wednesday of every month.
Perpetual Adoration Chapel Available
If you are a registered parishioner, come to the office for the key code.