Parent’s Corner

Often times Parents want to know key information about OLMC programs for the youth, listed below are questions and answers that will assist you.

1.  How do I go about getting my child baptised? 

The Christian community encourages parents to share faith with their children. To prepare for the sacrament, parents attend Pre-Jordan classes. Teens and Adults who are not baptized are invited to enroll in the R.C.I.A. (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults) program.  SPONSOR CERTIFICATE required.  Please telephone the rectory office in advance to request sponsor eligibility certificates for Baptism or Confirmation.  Rectory Phone: 215-348-4190 More information is found in Sacraments.

2.  How do I register my child for Our Lady of Mount Carmel CCD?

We are very proud of our OLMC CCD program with over 1000 students actively participating!  In order for your child to be registered you must:

> Be a member of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church (you should be receiving envelopes from the Parish) 

> Bring a Baptismal Certificate to registration 

> Pay tuition

More information along with specifics of the program can be found in CCD Information

3.  How do I register my child for OLMC ~ Blue Ribbon School? 

The Our Lady of Mount Carmel School – PreK through Eighth Grade.  At time of registration you will need to bring the following:

> Original Birth Certificate, Original Baptism Certificate, Immunization Records, Registration fee of $25.00 and Registration forms.

> Registration forms – available in registration packet which can be picked up at OLMC School office or online at Our Lady of Mount Carmel School  (Prospective Parent tab)

4.  Does OLMC have a program for parents of young children? 

Absolutely, there are many ministries involving family and parents, fortifying the community within Our Lady of Mount Carmel.  Check out Marriage and Family Enrichment 

5.  What type of kids programs exists during mass? 

Our Lady of Mount Carmel involve the youth in various areas.

Check out: Liturgical Ministries

6.  How does OLMC CCD program work? 

See in-depth information concerning OLMC CCD at:  CCD Program

7.  Does OLMC have a CYO program? 

Absolutely! Our Lady of Mount Carmel has a terrific CYO program, with a wide variety activities and sports to choose from.  Basketball, Volleyball, Roman Football, Track, Cross Country, Baseball, Softball and Cheerleading.  Go Directly to the OLMC CYO website for specific information:  Catholic Youth Organization or you can go directly to the OLMC CYO website at:

8.  What activities, resources or groups does OLMC have for children?  Teens? New Families?

Getting involved is the key to a community of the faithful.  I would recommend looking at the many Ministries, including social, Youth, outreach that impact your lives:  Variety of Ministries to strengthen the Community for families, teens and youth

9.  Sacramental inquires?

Baptism, reconciliation, confirmation, matrimony, pre-Jordan, R.C.I.A are all found in-depth in:  Sacraments and Sacramental Preparation Programs

10.  For additional information, who can I contact?

You may call the Parish Rectory for additional information at:

Parish Clergy & Parish Staff or 215-348-4190