Social Ministries
Rectory 215.348.4190 ~ CCD 215.345.7089 ~ OLMC School 215-348-5907
235 East State Street, Doylestown, PA 18901

Social Ministries

  • Mothers of Young Children

    mycMothers of Young Children (MYC) is committed to providing youngsters (infants to kindergarten age) with a safe and loving environment in which to play, while affording their parents and caregivers an opportunity to socialize with other adults.


    Throughout the year, MYC schedules monthly play dates. Although the themes of the play dates vary from month to month, the gatherings generally consist of craft activities, story time, and play time. In addition to the monthly play dates, MYC hosts annual events for the entire family such as our Halloween costume party, Breakfast with Santa and the Easter Egg Hunt. Families have also been invited to join MYC on day trips to such locations as Sesame Place and the Crayola Factory.


    Mothers of Young Children maintains a strong commitment to the community. During the course of the year, MYC will organize various outreach projects to help those within our community who are in need. Some of the events that MYC has planned in recent years include: collecting school supplies for Mother Katherine Drexel’s Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament; assembling Thanksgiving baskets for needy families; visiting the elderly in local nursing homes; and, gathering baby items for teenage mothers.  


    Check the Ministry list for the name of the contact person.

  • State Street Players

    38 Years of Comedy, Song and Dance

     

    State Street Players of Our Lady of Mount Carmel have been performing original cabaret-style comedy reviews since 1978.
    Our Mission is:
    • To stage annually an original cabaret-style comedy review.
    • To promote shows and productions that contribute to the good Christian health of our parish family.
    • To contribute to the financial support of our parish


    The State Street Players is made up of more than 100 members who write, produce and perform the annual show. They build their own sets and construct the stage in the Our Lady of Mount Carmel School auditorium.
    Want more information? Want advance notice of Ticket Sales? Join our mailing list!  

        
    Visit: www.statestreetplayers.org        

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  • Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish Community Ministry (PCM)

    Family pic Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish Community Ministry (PCM)

     

    "For each individual the family is the cradle of life and love where they are born and grow.  The climate of   affection that unites the family is also where we learn about truth and goodness.  Moreover, the family unit is a community of persons where moral values are taught and the spirtitual and cultural heritage of society are passed on.  The family is also essential in ensuring people are strong in ther commitments, and promote both social respobsibility and solidarity."  (source:  Compendium of the Social Doctrine of the Church)

     

    Ministry Mission Statement

    Parish Community Ministry (PCM) fosters a spirit of fellowship among all parishioners of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel by sponsoring a wide range of family-focused spiritual, educational and social events.

     

    History of Group

    > Started over 20 years ago...

    > Focus on OLMC Parish Families - all inclusive of all types of families (i.e., married with children, married w/o children, single parents, single or unmarried.

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    Annual Activities Calendar

    Blessing of the Animals        ---      Sunday closest to Feast of St. Francis

    Advent Wreath Making         ---      First weekend of Advent

    Chili Cook-Off                      ---      January or February

    Anniversary Mass                 ---      April

              

    ** Special guest speakers, presentations and social events are scheduled as interest is expressed by parishioners.

     

    Ministry Monthly Meetings

    Meetings are scheduled for the third Sunday of each month from 7:30-8:30 p.m. in St. Mary's Hall

     

    Contact Information

    Trish Jordan                                                        

    215-766-3716   

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    Anne Corwell

    215-345-6117

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  • Knights of Columbus #4160

    Our Lady of Mount Carmel Council,
    No. 4160
    P.O. Box 94
    Doylestown, Pennsylvania 18901

     

    kocCOUNCIL MISSION STATEMENT:  As a fraternal organization of Catholic gentlemen, we dedicate ourselves to the ideals of Columbianism: Charity, Unity, Fraternity, and Patriotism. We pledge our loyalty, fidelity, and support to the Church. We pledge to promote the future of the Church and spread the Gospel through vocations programs, Pro-Life education, public information campaigns, and various charitable and benevolent causes. We pledge to provide unselfish service to our Church, Country, Community, and Council in accordance with the distinguishing marks of the Knights of Columbus – Faith, Family, and Fraternity.
    “the strong right arm of the Church” POPE JOHN PAUL II

     

    Started in 1956 OLMC Council draws its membership from five parishes:

    • Our Lady of Mt. Carmel
    • St. Robert Bellarmine
    • Our Lady of Guadalupe
    • St. Martin of Tours
    • St. Anne Ukrainian Church

    Our meetings are usually the first Wednesday (open to members only) and fourth Wednesday (open to all) of each month.  Location of meeting can be found in the OLMC bulletin preceding the meeting date.


    Some examples of our activities:

    • Valentine’s Sweethearts Dance to benefit the Charity Fund
    • Haiti Water Project Support
    • Seminarian Sponsorship
    • Graduating Altar Servers Breakfast
    • ARC Collection Benefiting Local Residents with Mental Challenges
    • Free Throw Basketball Contest
    • Spaghetti Dinner
    • Saw Mill Road Sponsorship & Clean-Up
     

    Annual Christmas Donations to all member parishes, St. John’s Hospice, Mercy Hospice, St. Vincent DePaul Society, Rachel’s Vineyard, Catholic Social Services, The Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen Foundation, Catholic Relief Services, …and others.
    We encourage and invite all men of the Catholic Faith to consider membership in the Knights of Columbus.


    For more information, please visit us at www.kofc4160.com


    Check Ministry list for name of contact.

  • The Ladies of Mount Carmel

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    The Ladies of Mount Carmel

    We warmly welcome all women of the Parish to join The Ladies of Mount Carmel.

     

    The Ladies of Mount Carmel was formed in 1949 to promote a closer bond of friendship among single, married and widowed women of the parish.  We are a Spiritual, Service, and Socially oriented organization of women within Our Lady of Mount Carmel's Parish Community

     

    The Organization's mission, in cooperation with the Pastor of our Church, is to enrich the lives of all women who support the charitable, educational and religious goals of the Parish.

     

    Members are committed to the friendship among the women of the OLMC family, while developing a deeper relationship with the Lord and His Blessed Mother.  Among the many events established by the "Ladies" are:  Trips & Retreats, Wreath Sale, Open House, Pot Luck Supper, Annual Christmas Luncheon, our Annual Communion Breakfast, held the first Sunday in May and our largest fund raiser, the Rummage Sale held each year in the month of June.

     

    We gather the second Tuesday of every month at 7:00 P.M. (Except December) in St. Mary's Hall from September through June.  A guest speaker or activity is planned for each month and refreshments are always served.  In addition, you will find that our scheduled activities are published each month in the Church bulletin.  We invite you to join us and experience one of our fun filled meetings.

     
    Feel free to contact us with any questions you may have about our organization.

     

    Mary Lou Gehring, President             

    267-247-5362

     

    Betty Margraff, 1st Vice President     

    215-348-3487

     

    Janice Perry, 2nd Vice President       

    215-345-5701

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