Catholic Migration Dinner & Ceremony with parishioners re ceiving their Shining Star.” (Oct 3, 2014)
Msgr. Ogle along with Catholic Charities staff and community leaders on Catholic Charities Kids’ Fun Day along Newtown Ave. (August, 2014)
Father Brady blessing our fathers on Father’s Day along with Deacon Chris Heanue. (June 2014)
Msgr. Ogle with the Italian Community after celebrating mass in honor of St. Anthony of Padua. (June 13, 2014)
3 Year Lay Ministry Program - Spanish Track Class being commissioned by Bishop Octavio Cisneros at Immaculate Conception in Douglaston. (May 19, 2014)
A few members of the OLMC Filipino-American Committee along with Pastor, Msgr. Sean G. Ogle and Zumba leader, Josie Ongsiako after Zumba Mega Dance. (April 17, 2016)
Zumba on a Sunday night in the Institute’s gym. (April, 2016) 8)
Parishioners enjoying a wonderful lunch prepared by the Italian Community in celebrating the feast of St. Joseph. (March 19, 2016)
Beautifully decorated upper church on Christmas Day. (December 25, 2015)
OLMC English Choir during their annual Christmas Eve Con cert. (December 24, 2015)
Our 86 students after receiving First Communion pose for a picture after crowning the Blessed Mother. (May 16, 2015)
Rosary Society during their annual Communion Breakfast at RIccardo’s by the Bridge. (May, 2015)
Easter Vigil mass. (March 26, 2015)
Father Joe Pham retirement mass. (January 31, 2016)
Our oldest parishioner, Domenico , having his birthday celebrated by the Italian Community. (Nov. 9, 2014)
Adult Confirmation on Pentecost. (May 23, 2015)
OLMC'S annual luncheon for catechists on Catechetical Sunday. This year's theme is "Safeguarding the Dignity of Every Human Person." Pastor, Msgr. Sean G. Ogle blessed the catechists for the 2015-16 school. Also in this picture, sitting in the front row, middle seat is Father Ed Brady who retired from teaching CCD. (September 20, 2015)
Generations of Faith Committee with Bishop Nicholas Di Marzio at the Thank You Dinner at Russo’s on the Bay. (Feb, 2015)
Here is a picture of our 6 students after their First Communion from our Special Ed classes. In the picture along with Pastor, Msgr. Sean G. Ogle are: CRE, Nelly Espinal-Gutiérrez and teachers: Louise Walton, Len DiVittorio and Marie Dattero. (May 21, 2016)
Father Joe Pham after receiving his ‘Shining Star “” at the Migration Dinner & Ceremony. (October 3, 2015)
One of our two newest murals. This is the fourth Luminous Mystery, The Transfiguration of Jesus on Mount Tabor. This mural sits above the St. Joseph altar in our upper church.
The second of our two newest murals. This is the third Luminous Mystery, the Proclamation of the Kingdom of God and our call to conversion. This mural sits above Our Blessed Mother’s Altar in the upper church.
Deanery meeting with those who provide outreach service in our deanery. (Feb. 11. 2016)
Here are over 100 parishioners who attended the Apologetics Program in Spanish during 2016. (Feb. 13, 2016)
Msgr. Ogle with Nina Carullo at the Italian Community celebration of St. Joseph after mass. (March 19, 2016)
Our Easter Monday Baptism in our local nursing home -- our 80 year old Russian-born atheist-turned-Catholic Alexei, with Charmaine his godmother, a parish lay minister. God be praised! (April 4, 2016)
Bishop-elect Raymond Chappetto, native son, with Msgr. Ogle on his first visit to OLMC after being named an auxiliary bishop for the Diocese of Brooklyn. (June 2012)
3 Year Lay Ministry Program - English Track Class being commissioned by Bishop Octavio Cisneros at Immaculate Conception in Douglaston. (May 19, 2014)
Adult Confirmation at the Vigil Mass of Pentecost on Saturday, May 14, 2016
Confirmation Class of 2016 on April 16, 2016 surrounding Bishop Octavio Cisneros
First Communion on Saturday, May 14, 2016


It is time for our 8th annual Giving Tree to help those less fortunate than us. Beginning the weekend of November 26 and through the weekend of January 8, there will be 3 trees decorated with tags that will benefit BRIDGE TO LIFE and some parish members from St. Margaret Mary who need our assistance.

These trees will be located in the following areas: 1) in the narthex of the upper church, 2) in the West Vestibule near the elevator and 3) in the lower church.

We hope you are able to take a tag or more if possible and buy the items listed. Please do not wrap the gift. Just tape the tag to the bag or box so we can identify the item and where it is to go.

Please bring the gift no later than the weekend of January 8 and give to an usher during Masses or bring to the Rectory for safe keeping. We all know times are tough but for those of us lucky enough, a donation will aid someone during this time of year where it is better to give than to receive. God bless you and your families for your generosity.




Es el tiempo de nuestra octava edición de árbol de regalos para ayudar a aquellos menos afortunados que nosotros. A partir del fin de semana del 26 de noviembre y hasta el fin de semana del 8 de enero, habrán 3 árboles decorado con etiquetas que beneficiarán al PUENTE A LA VIDA y algunos miembros de la parroquia de Santa Margarita María que necesitan nuestra ayuda.

Estos árboles se encuentran en las siguientes áreas: 1) en el nártex de la iglesia arriba, 2) en el vestíbulo oeste cerca del ascensor y 3) en la iglesia de abajo.

Esperamos que tomen una etiqueta o más si es posible y puedan comprar los artículos mencionados. Por favor, no envuelva los regalos. Simplemente pegue la etiqueta a la bolsa o caja para que podamos identificar el articulo y a donde va a ir.

Vamos a colectar hasta el primer fin de semana de enero. Por favor, traiga el regalo y darlo a un ujier durante las misas o lleven a la Oficina durante las horas de trabajo. Todos sabemos que estamos en tiempos difíciles, aquellos de nosotros que podamos hacer una donación será bien recibida. Dios los bendiga a ustedes y a sus familias por su generosidad.




Confirmation Class of 2016
On April 16, 2016 surrounding Bishop Octavio Cisneros in front of the Holy Door he blessed on December 8, 2015, the 51 students from our CCD Program who were confirmed by him. Also in the picture: (left to right) Moderator of Religious Education Rev. Peter Nguyen; DRE, Nelly Gutierrez; Pastor, Msgr. Sean G. Ogle, V.F.; Deacon Ruben Mendez; retired Pastor of St. Margaret Mary, Rev. Ed Brady and Parochial Vicar, Rev. Wlad Kubrak, newest member of the parish. Picture by Reyna Cortes.
First Communion
Here is a picture of our 79 CCD students who received their First Communion on Saturday, May 14, 2016 standing in front of our Holy Door. Along with the children are from left to right: Father Joe Pham; Father Peter Nguyen, Moderator of the CCD Program; Father Wlad Kubrak; Nelly Gutierrez, DRE; Deacon Ruben Mendez and Pastor, Msgr. Sean G. Ogle, V.F. Picture by Reyna Cortes.
Adult Confirmation
This is the group of 13 adults from our RCIA Program that were confirmed by Pastor, Msgr. Sean G. Ogle, V.F. assisted by Deacon Ruben Mendez (pictured) at the Vigil Mass of Pentecost on Saturday, May 14, 2016 standing in front of our restored altar. Picture by Neida C. Martinez.

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Early Childhood and Elementary Catholic Education is alive and well in Long Island City/Astoria/Woodside.  Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church is officially affiliated with St. Joseph Catholic Academy in Long Island City.  Please follow the link to learn more about the programs, registration information and tuition at the Academy.  Pastor, Msgr. Sean G. Ogle, serves on the Board of Members.

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