Catholic Church
Ashland, Oregon

Posts from July 2016

Message from Joshua Keatley

Dear Parishioners of OLM, Before I head off to begin another year of seminary studies, I would like to offer one more article for this week’s bulletin. Since we are at the height of the Jubilee Year of Mercy, I would like to share my experience of the local St. Vincent de Paul Society. Although I knew a little about the Society—that…

Message from Joshua Keatley

Dear Parishioners of OLM, Since Fr. Maro has let me commandeer the keyboard again, I’d like to reflect on something central to my own journey of faith: Eucharistic Adoration. I’ll focus on three words: location, vocation, and communication. Location. You probably know that Our Lady of the Mountain has a Perpetual Adoration chapel, next to the west entrance of the Parish Hall.…

Message from Joshua Keatley

Dear Parishioners of OLM, Although you may have seen me around the parish the last couple of weeks, you may still be wondering who “the seminarian” is. I’d like to take a moment to formally introduce myself, and to express my thanks for being able to spend the summer here in Ashland. My name is Joshua Keatley, I’m twenty-five, and am currently…