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Coffee & Donuts


Coffee & Donuts have returned!


Beginning in May

After the 8 & 10:30AM masses


No set charge but donations appreciated

Troops of
St. George


Troop 1941

IOP Catholic Church

A father/guardian & son apostolate following the teachings of the catholic church through outdoor adventure

Fosters an environment for men & boys to grow in virtue while staying true to the teachings of the magesterium of the catholic church


Troop Chaplain - Fr. Vic Gournas

Troop Captain - Brendan O'Boyle

(202) 309-0063

Food Pantry

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The Food Pantry is in need of the following items:


  • Tuna or Chicken "Helpers"

  • Pancake mix

  • Flour-32oz.

  • Sugar-32oz,

  • Canola oil-32oz.

  • Apple sauce

  • Oatmeal quick oats

  • Grits

  • Flavored rice and pasta sides

  • Shelf stable milk or milk alternatives

  • Gift cards to local grocery stores appreciated

Rosary Making Group


Meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month


Parish Hall

We make cord and bead rosaries for the missions. Everyone is welcome to attend!

For info:

Theresa Bogue

(910) 382-5559

Catholic Faith Enrichment


Second Monday

of each month 


Parish Library adjacent to the Parish Hall


Find answers to your questions

about our faith

All are welcome!


If you have any questions please email Susan Gasperson


Mass Intention Policies


Effective March 1, 2020


In our Catholic Parish, there are many requests for scheduling Mass intentions
IOP Parish has only a certain amount of Mass intention opportunities.

The following policies are being implemented in order to accommodate the numerous requests in a reasonable and fair manner.

Rosary Conference Call


A conference call line has been established for anyone wishing to pray the rosary


 The rosary will be prayed every night at 7pm

Anyone who would like to join in is welcome

To join:

Dial 701-802-5275 
use the code 8429450#

St. Joseph Carmelite Community


Secular Order of Discalced Carmelites

We are lay people who

are members of the Carmelite Order

Meets the 1st Saturday of the month  at

St. Mark's Catholic Church, Wilmington

For more info:

Theresa Bogue 


Men's Prayer Group


Are you looking for a Catholic Men's Prayer Group? .


Look no further than

Tuesday evenings at IOP

Where: Holy Spirit Classroom of Parish Hall

When: Tuesday evenings at 7 pm


Contact :Doug Nehls

MyParish App


App for catholic life every day

A great mobile app to connect & stay up-to-date with our parish


Text to phone

number 88202, or
download from Apple Store or Google Play

Prayer Chain


We are here to pray for you!

Have prayers said for you and yours 

or Be a part of the Prayer Chain ministry


Benedictine Oblates


St. Michael the Archangel Deanery is the local chapter of

Benedictine Oblates of St. Vincent Archabbey

Meet the 3rd Tuesday of the month in the Parish Hall Library at 7PM

More info:



Stephanie - 412-623-9550

BVM Meditation Shrine &  Columbaria



The Columbaria has 300 “Niches” for the internment of parishioners and family in three 100-Niche Columbariums; each Niche holds two Urns with Cremains.

BVM Meditation Shrine

The shrine provides a place of prayer and meditation with the Mother of Christ, the Church and our Mother to help us stay reconciled and close to Christ.

To purchase a niche:

Jose Cabrera


Calling IOP School Alumni


A Database is being created for students who attended 
Holy Spirit

St. Francis of Assisi

Infant of Prague

If you wish to be included, please go to:

Must be at least 18 years of age to participate

Respect Life Group


Meets the 4th Friday of each month

6PM - Parish Hall

More info: