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Features | Lent 4: Saturday after Ash Wednesday

Through the Prophet Isaiah, the Church specifies what is to be accomplished through our Lenten observance: a new way of being and living in the world, a way of being and living that carries with it a permanent blessing. So we are encouraged to be fully engaged in the project the Lord sets before us these 40 days.

But there is always the danger of formalism: “giving up” something or undertaking some pious exercise [read more]

Features | Lent 3: Friday after Ash Wednesday

In today’s first reading the Prophet Isaiah tells us the kind of fasting the Lord desires:

Releasing those bound unjustly, untying the thongs of the yoke; setting free the oppressed, breaking every yoke; sharing your bread with the hungry, sheltering the oppressed and the homeless; clothing the naked when you see them, and not turning your back on your own (Isaiah 58:6-7).

There are three key practices to truly being a disciple of Jesus: fasting, prayer, and good works. Most people [read more]

Features | The Perpetual Help Center is moving!

The Perpetual Help Center–the office that provides communications, promotes devotion to Our Mother of Perpetual Help, and raises funds for the Province–is moving!

As of Friday, February 16, we’re relocating from Charles Carroll House in Annapolis, Maryland, to the Shrine of St. John Neumann/St. Peter the Apostle Church in Philadelphia, [read more]

in memoriam | Father John Hamrogue, C.Ss.R., dies at 81

By Father Henry Sattler, C.Ss.R.

Father John Michael Hamrogue, C.Ss.R., died January 9, 2018, at Immaculate Conception Church in Bronx, N.Y.

He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. on December 20, 1939, to Martin and Agnes Mary (Ronayne) Hamrogue. He had two sisters, Winifred (Donahue) Hamrogue and Agnes (Coakley) Hamrogue, and one brother, Richard Martin Hamrogue, who died [read more]

People & places | Windfall makes new lighting possible for OLPH Basilica

By Father John McKenna, C.Ss.R.

Recently the Basilica of Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Brooklyn got a delightful surprise, a wonderful windfall. It turned out that for a very long time we’d been paying a utility bill that wasn’t ours. The power company, Con Edison, returned a large amount of money to the parish, just at the right time, during our 125th Jubilee Year.

This this unexpected good fortune has made possible the new LED lighting now being installed [read more]


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The Perpetual Help Center—the office that provides communications, promotes devotion to Our Mother of Perpetual Help, and raises funds for the Province—is moving from Annapolis, Maryland, to Philadelphia. Online orders placed after February 14 will be delayed by several days. Thank you for your patience! Dismiss