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Our Lady Of Perpetual Help (OLPH)

Roman Catholic


Our Lady Of Perpetual Help parish was created from the Sacred Heart parish in the 1950s to serve North Kamloops.


1953: The OLPH parish was created and 3 lots were purchased for them on the North Shore by the Roman Catholic Diocese.

June 1953: Building committee was formed and groundbreaking occured for the main building.

December 1953: Building was unfinished, but first Mass was celebrated.

August 1954: The congregation officially moved into the completed building.

October 1959: Building committee began to canvas for funds to build a school on one of their available lots.

1961: The school was completed.

1962: Four women from Nova Scotia were invited to serve the new school and the parish. They accepted and arrived during this year.

October 1992: Groundbreaking occured on the third available lot for the Parish Centre.

September 1993: Parish Centre completed.

Meeting Places

635 Tranquille Rd - Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish (OLPH)

635 Tranquille Rd - OLPH Parish Centre

235 Poplar St - OLPH School

Leadership History

1952 - Most Reverend Michael Alphonsus Harrington (Bishop and Pastor)

1971 - Monsignor John Miles

1975 - Rev. Vincent Roche

1976 - Rev. Barry Desmond

1981 - Rev. Bernard McGorry

1982 - Rev. Hugh Kerr

1983 - Rev. John A. MacIntrye

1986 - Rev. Donald O’Reilly

1987 - Rev. Pepe Garcia

1989 - Rev. Fred Weisbeck

1994 - Rev. Dale Normandeau

1996 - Msgr. John A. MacIntrye

1998 - Rev. Peter Hoan Nguyen

2014 - Rev. Martin Peyton

2015 - Rev. Paul Simms

2019 - Rev. Vijay Duming Martin OCD

Current - Father Rajesh Madtha OCD

Congregation Website

Meeting Times

Sundays 8:30am and 10:30am.

Saturdays 5:00pm

See website for daily Mass schedule.

Information Sources

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