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Weekend of Sept. 24 & 25
Hand carved olive wood religious items on sale
Items include: Nativity Scene, Crucifixes, Rosaries, Statues, Picture of the Last Supper, & more
A self-help project that will enable Christians in the Holy Land to stay in their homeland and not have to leave in search of work.
We are in great need of volunteers to operate the cameras for
the 10:30AM mass
Prior experience not necessary
The only thing required is a desire to help and a willingness to learn.
We will train and coach.
It is also an opportunity to earn service hours!
If interested, please contact the Parish Office
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:
September, 11, 2022
Parish Hall Library
after the 10:30AM mass
If you are a Baptized Catholic 16 years of age and older desiring to complete your Sacraments please contact us for information and classes
Questions or More Info:
Zarah Davis 910-389-9551
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
The Food Pantry is in need of the following non-perishable items:
Pork & beans
Flavored rice & pasta dishes
Spaghetti & pasta
Gift cards to local grocery stores like Aldi's, Walmart, Food Lion, and Piggly Wiggly help us provide perishable items like milk and bread.
Paper grocery bags and empty egg cartons are always needed.
Catholic Faith Enrichment
of each month
May through October 2022
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
use the code 8429450#
Blessing of the Animals
October 4, 2022
Please make sure your pets are under complete control, as we expect the gathering to be boisterous.
See you there!
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
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A great mobile app to connect & stay up-to-date with our parish
Text to phone
number 88202, or
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