This week @ MQOA

This week @ MQOA

A MESSAGE FROM OUR PASTOR/UN MENSAJE DEL NUESTRA PASTOR

Posted by Margo Morin

This weekend, we remember one of the great truths about the life of Mary, as well as the Second Sunday of Advent. The Feast of the Immaculate Conception is the teaching that tells us that Mary, the mother of Jesus, was born without original sin. I remember when I ... Read More »

SNOW DAY

Posted by Margo Morin

Due to today's storm, and as the Salem schools are closed today, we will not offer Mass or open our offices. All scheduled activities are canceled for the day. Stay safe!

A MESSAGE FROM OUR PASTOR / UN MENSAJE DEL NUESTRA PASTOR

Posted by Margo Morin

Happy New Year! It appears that Jesus is giving us another year to discover what it means to be a disciple on a mission. We begin anew and remember the moments of our faith which cause us to reflect and give thanks, to stand astounded at the realization of ... Read More »

A MESSAGE FROM OUR PASTOR/UN MENSAJE DEL NUESTRA PASTOR

Posted by Margo Morin

I want to start by wishing you a happy and joy-filled Thanksgiving.

If you are traveling, I hope that your trip is safe and filled with good food and the chance to reconnect with families and friends.  Holidays are  great opportunities to see all kinds of people and enjoy ... Read More »

A MESSAGE FROM OUR PASTOR / UN MENSAJE DEL NUESTRA PASTOR

Posted by Margo Morin

Divine Renovation is the title of a great book that I have read over and over. It contains, I feel, a wonderful road map for the restoration and the renovation of our parish and the Church in Salem and all over the USA.

It begins by talking about the ... Read More »

A MESSAGE FROM OUR PASTOR / UN MENSAJE DEL NUESTRA PASTOR

Posted by Margo Morin

In this month of souls, we remember our beloved dead and all those who have died, some well known and some not well known. I always think of veterans in this period, those brave women and men  who have served to protect and defend our country over the course of ... Read More »

ALL SAINTS DAY / ALL SOULS DAY

Posted by Margo Morin

Celebrate All Saints with us on Friday, November 1 at 9:00 AM or 5:30 PM in English or 7:00 in Spanish at Immaculate Conception church, 15 Hawthorne Blvd. in Salem.Celebrate All Souls with a special Mass on Saturday, November 2 at 10:00 AM at Immaculate Conception church in English.

A MESSAGE FROM OUR PASTOR/UN MENSAJE DEL NUESTRA PASTOR

Posted by Margo Morin

We are coming to the end of the liturgical year and the final weeks of using the Gospel of Luke. We have passed through the seasons of Advent and Christmas, Lent and Easter, and all the Ordinary Time celebrations like Trinity Sunday and Corpus Christi.  We’ve heard all the ... Read More »

A MESSAGE FROM OUR PASTOR / UN MENSAJE DEL NUESTRO PASTOR

Posted by Margo Morin

This week we welcome Fr. Rick LaBrecque from the Unbound community. Father Rick is a priest whose mission is to travel the country speaking to parishes and connecting them to those in need from all over the world.

For many years, the practice of a speaker coming to the ... Read More »

A MESSAGE FROM OUR PASTOR / UN MENSAJE DEL NUESTRO PASTOR

Posted by Margo Morin

The vision I spoke about at last week’s Masses is really to think of who is not here. I want to repeat this sobering statistic. About 1,400 people a week attend Mass in Salem’s Catholic churches. The City of Salem has, according to the most recent statistics (2017), about ... Read More »