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Ashland, Oregon

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Fr. Maro’s Weekly Message

Dear Parishioners, Words cannot really express how grateful I am for having been given the privilege of becoming a part of Our Lady of the Mountain Parish Community. God is really good and wise. In His infinite wisdom, he taught me so many things here at Our Lady of the Mountain. As you all know, I just turned 11 years old as…

Fr. Maro’s Weekly Message

Dear Parishioners, In the coming Sundays, some of the youngest members of our parish community are receiving Jesus in the Eucharist for the first time. How exciting it must be for them! I love how in the midst of all the changes we have to adjust to because of the pandemic, the life of the Church continues. The Holy Spirit will always…

Fr. Maro’s Weekly Message

Dear Parishioners, Happy Birthday to our Church! As we celebrate Pentecost Sunday, we also celebrate the birth of our Church. In our celebration, let us be reminded of the mission that we have as members of our Church. In all of the four gospels, Jesus sent the disciples on a mission. But he did not want them to go alone or on…

Fr. Maro’s Weekly Message

Dear Parishioners, Brothers and sisters, the Solemnity of the Lord’s Ascension we celebrating today is the visible departure of Jesus to his Father, marking the end of his appearances to the disciples as a group. Jesus will come again, as proclaimed in our first reading. The time between his visible ascension and his return at the end of time is the era…

Fr. Maro’s Weekly Message

Dear Parishioners, I am pleased to announce that next weekend, we are ready to reopen. Although there is a limit to the number of people who can attend at each Mass, it is an opportunity to be together and physically receive Jesus in the Eucharist. However, there are things that need to be clear to everyone. Please see the enclosed insert. It…

Plan to Re-open for Public Masses

OLM Reopening Procedures Dispensations Before anything else, I would like to let you know that the dispensation to attend Mass on Sunday is still in effect. People who are not comfortable to come because of dangers of being exposed to the virus, people who are 60 years old and over, people who have a compromised immune system because of already existing medical…

Fr. Maro’s Weekly Message

Dear Parishioners, To all the mothers of our parish community here at Our Lady of the Mountain, Happy Mother’s Day to all of you! Thank you for all the love that you give. As I have said before, your love comes close to the love that our Lord gives us – unconditional and free of charge. Thank you very much. May God…

Letter to Parishioners

May 6, 2020 Dear Parishioners, I would like to take this opportunity to thank all of you for your generous and faithful support of our parish community. To date, our parish’s financial state has not been affected by the current crisis and that is truly amazing! Again, thank you very much for your generous and faithful support. As you might already know,…