5580747065_34d5106e5aName of Church Our Lady of Mount Carmel

Address 2121 S. Rural Road, Tempe AZ 85282

Phone number 480-967-8791

Website www.olmctempe.com

Mass times Saturday vigil, 5 p.m. Sunday, 7 a.m., 9 a.m., 11 a.m. & 5 p.m. Monday – Friday, 6:30 a.m. & 8 a.m. Saturday, 8 a.m.

Confessions Saturdays, 3 p.m.

marytopNames of priests Father John Bonavitacola, pastor. Frather Camilo de Villa, parochial vicar.   Father Bonavitacola is a faithful priest, a strong homilist, a talented writer, a supporter of 40 days for Life and a Courage chaplain (the Catholic Church’s ministry for persons with same-sex attractions). He’s also publicly shared that he’s a recovering alcoholic, 25 years sober, and has a sensitivity to those struggling with these addictions. Read his letters here; listen to his homilies here.

School Yes, K-8.

Special parish groups and activities Adoration Mondays & First Fridays; Living Rosary Groups; Catholics Come Home; Full Circle (for youth at risk); Knights of Columbus; Meals for Moms; Ministry of Care; Our Lady’s Men of Christ; Pro-Life Ministries; Rosary Makers; Sacred Silence Meditation Group; St. Vincent de Paul Society.

Fellow parishioners Tempe is a Phoenix suburb.

Parking There is a large lot behind the church.

Additional observations Our Lady of Mount Carmel parish was established in 1932; the current church was built in 1968.