Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church

Rev. Peter N. Pagones, Pastor   
  
Parish Mission
 
To proclaim that Jesus is Lord and Savior
through a living Christian community
Open to all.
 
To be united, in worship and prayer,
empowered by the Holy Spirit to
love and serve our brothers and sisters
in the parish and in the community at large.
 
To foster our unity as God's people, by being
receptive to the presence of Jesus in one
another and by sharing our diverse gifts
 
To carry out the mission of
Our Lady of Mount Carmel Community
as a parish. 
 
 
 
Mass Times 
 
 
 
 Monday, Tuesday-7:00 
 
 Saturday Vigil  4:00 PM 
  
Sunday - 9:30 AM 
 
 
 
 St. Paul the Apostle Church - MASS SCHEDULE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Pastor's Pulpit

                        ADVENT

Advent is the season of quiet waiting for the coming of the Lord. It is a time of prayer and reflection, that bears fruit in our reaching out to others. We seek reconciliation with those from whom we are alienated, respond to serve the needs of others as the Lord has been the servant of all and carry the message of hope and joy that the Lord comes to rule the earth with justice and peace.

          The kingdom of God, of which we are all citizens.             Is already in our midst.

We are  challenged during this Advent Season to build up the kingdom by our seeking to be holy as our God is Holy. It is the glory of God’s holiness that fills the earth and all that is in it, transforms the world and us and brings true peace and justice to all people.

During Advent, we prepare for this “second coming” of the Lord, by reflecting on the ways by which we may ready a fit and worthy dwelling place for the Lord in our hearts, in our homes, in our communities and in our world. When he comes, will he find the foundations of the kingdom ready to be completed through His power and our efforts.

                             With the Church let us pray daily,                                  Maranatha, Come Lord Jesus. .

 Fr. Peter Pagones , Pastor

                                                                                                                                  
                            
 

 

 

 
 ADVENT RECONCILIATION SERVICES
                                                                                                                                                                                                       December 12th - St. Kateri Tekakwitha, Schenectady  -  11am & 7pm
                            December 13th -    Immaculate Conception, Glenville         -7pm
                            December 13th -    St. Luke's, Schenectady                     -7pm
                            December 14th -    Our Lady of Grace, Ballston Lake        -7pm
                            December 21st -    Corpus Christi, Round Lake                 -7pm
 
 
  
                                                       Christmas Mass Schedule                                                                                                                                         
                                              Christmas Eve    
       4 PM Our Lady of Mt. Carmel       5:30 PM  St. Paul the Apostle (Children's Mass)
 
                                              Christmas Day 
         9:30 AM Our Lady of Mt. Carmel                  8 AM & 11 AM St. Paul the Apostle
 
                                                                     
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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