Parish Mission Statement Our mission as the parish community of Our Lady of Hope is to give witness to the love of Jesus in our families, our parish community and the world.
Pastoral Council Mission Statement In light of our parish mission, the mission of the Our Lady of Hope Pastoral Council is to be visionary and collaborative--setting goals that empower the parish community and its committees to realize the parish mission.
The Parish of Our Lady of Hope is the repository for Sacramental Records (Baptism, Holy Communion, Confirmation, Marriage) for the following closed parishes:
Sacred Heart Church, Philmont, NY
Church of the Holy Cross, West Taghkanic/Elizaville, NY
Church of St. John Vianney, Claverack/Hudson, NY
St. Bridget's Church, Copake Falls, NY
Are you interested in how to breathe dynamic new life into your Parish through Jesus Christ? Read "rebuilt, Awakening the Faithful, Reaching the Lost, Making Church Matter" by Fr. Michael White and Tom Corcoran, ISBN-10 1-59471-386-3. The book has an accompanying web site: http://rebuiltparish.com/. In his forward to the book, Cardinal Timothy Michael Dolan says: "Rebuilt is one of the most important books about parish ministry in our generation. If you love your parish, read this book."
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