2019 archive of Updates @ MQOA
Posted by Margo Morin on 12/31/19
Merry Christmastide and Happy New Year! This year begins with my second favorite celebration of the Christmas season.
The Feast of the Epiphany celebrates the news that the Messiah, a new King, is born. Little did the Magi know that this one child would change the course of history, ... Read More »
Posted by Margo Morin on 12/18/19
Merry Christmas and Feliz Navidad to one and all. This is a wonderful time of the year for us as Catholics and as a parish. Our churches are beautifully decorated and the choirs have been practicing and are ready to help us lift our hearts and minds to God ... Read More »
Posted by Margo Morin on 12/12/19
Posted by Margo Morin on 12/05/19
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 »
Posted by Margo Morin on 12/03/19
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!
Posted by Margo Morin on 11/26/19
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 »
Posted by Margo Morin on 11/21/19
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 »
Posted by Margo Morin on 11/14/19
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 »
Posted by Margo Morin on 11/07/19
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 »
Posted by Margo Morin on 10/31/19
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.