Catholic Church
Ashland, Oregon

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Fr. Maro’s Weekly Message

Dear Parishioners, “Stand up and go; your faith has saved you.” The Gospel that we have for this weekend reminds us that faith plays an important part in our own salvation. Without faith, it would really be hard for us to be saved especially if we already know who our God is. There are times when we claim that we have faith…

Fr. Maro’s Weekly Message

Dear Parishioners, As always, the convocation of the priests of the Archdiocese in Newport was successful. It was a great time to see and visit (and yes, have a little bit of fun too) with my brother priests from the different parishes around Western Oregon. This year we continued with the pastoral planning for the Archdiocese and the plans will be discussed…

Fr. Maro’s Weekly Message

Dear Parishioners, October is the month of the Holy Rosary and I would like to remind you of our special connection to Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary. For those who do not know yet or who might have forgotten, before we became known as Our Lady of the Mountain Parish, we used to  be known as “Our Lady of the…

Fr. Maro’s Weekly Message

Dear Parishioners, Thank you for all your prayers, we had a wonderful pilgrimage. Please know that I prayed for all of you as well. I brought your intentions with me to the different sites and churches we visited during the pilgrimage and I prayed for each of those intentions at every site. Thank you for giving me the chance to take them…

Fr. Maro’s Weekly Message

Dear Parishioners, Greetings from the Eternal City – Rome!!! The pilgrimage is going well, after more than 24 hours of travel (flight delays) we made it to Rome last Tuesday evening. The first three days of the pilgrimage are spent in Rome and it truly is a wonderful city. I am so blessed to have this opportunity of seeing God’s greatness through…

Fr. Maro’s Weekly Message

Dear Parishioners, As we remember the birthday of our Blessed Mother (September 8), let us be mindful of her powerful intercession for us. We are so blessed to have our Mother as our patroness; let us truly develop a relationship with her that leads us to our Lord. I know how sometimes some people have a hard time going to the Blessed…

Fr. Maro’s Weekly Message

Dear Parishioners, As we begin another school year, I would like to ask you to once again prayerfully discern how you can involve yourselves in our parish community’s many activities and ministries. It is always good to remember that the different activities and ministries that we have in our parish community are all meant to help us grow in our faith and…