HELP WANTED JOB POSTINGS

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CHESTER COUNTY BABIES

In need of formula, baby food, bottles, diapers & wipes
for its smallest clients.

Please drop off in the Parish Giving Room.

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2017 OLA MASS BOOK

Remember a loved one in need of prayers or a departed member of your family with an OLA Mass Intention.

The donation cost is $15 per Mass Intention.

Click here for more information on OLA Mass Intentions.

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OLA PREP

All Parents and PREP Students are invited
to our Opening Prayer Celebration, on Monday, September 11 at 4:30 pm in OLA Church. In honor of the 100th Anniversary of Our Lady of Fatima, MARY will be honored and ROSARIES for each student blessed during the Prayer Service. Our Pastor, Rev. Gerald P. Carey will be the Celebrant.
Additional information concerning the Opening Prayer Service and Class, as well as a PREP Calendar 2017-2018 will be emailed
to all registered families.

OLA PREP CATECHIST & ASSISTANTS

“If today you hear His voice, harden not your hearts.” Please keep this prayer in your heart as you PRAYERFULLY consider serving as either a Catechist or an Assistant in our Parish Religious Education Program. If you are thankful to God for the gift of faith given to you and would like to share it with others, please contact Sr. Kathleen (info below) to discuss the possibility.

PREP Special Education Class
A trained, experienced Special Education Teacher, Mrs. Angela Sofianos conducts a Faith Formation/ Sacramental Class here at OLA. If YOU would be interested in your son/daughter participating, please contact Sr. Kathleen

For further information, regarding Religious Education and/or Sacramental Preparation, please contact Sr. Kathleen Fitzpatrick, IHM at kfitzpatrick@olastrafford.org, or 610-688-6590.

 

Philadelphia Catholic Grandparents Association

A Conference will be held at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary on Saturday, August 26, 2017. Join with grandparents for a day of learning, sharing, prayer & support. Registration starts at 8:30 AM & Holy Mass at 4:15 PM. Break-Out Sessions include: Building up the Domestic Church; Praying for & with our Grandchildren, God doesn’t make mistakes, Dealing with regret & guilt; Catechesis; Importance of Grandparenting; & our biblical mandate as grandparents.

Cost is $35 per person or $65 per couple (lunch included). Register online at www.phillycatholiclife.org.

Any questions, contact Dotty Lammer at 610-644-0599.

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Our Lady’s Missionaries of the Eucharist Invite You To:

Fatima Evening, September 13, 2017, 6 PM – 8 PM

Father Harry McCreedy will lead the September 13th Fatima Evening of Prayer for Peace and the Protection of the World at Our Lady’s Missionaries of the Eucharist in Birdsboro, PA. For the past 21 years, Father McCreedy has led Candlelight Rosary Devotions to Our Lady of Fatima at his parish on the anniversary of Our Lady’s sixth and final apparition to Saint Jacinta, Saint Francisco, and Blessed Lucia.  He is a prominent Fatima pilgrimage guide due to his special devotion to Our Lady of Fatima.

This event includes Adoration of the Most Blessed Sacrament, the Sacrament of Reconciliation, Praying the Rosary, an Act of Consecration of Our Nation to the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Eucharistic Benediction, and the Holy Sacrifice of Mass.

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Dożynki – Polish Harvest Festival

Join us for our second annual Dożynki – Polish Harvest Festival. This is fun for all ages. The event will feature live Polka music, great Polish food, games, and fun for everyone. Families are welcome!

Sunday, September 17 , 2017, 12:00 Noon – 6:00 PM

At the T.K. Club – 521 E. Hector St., Conshohocken, PA 19428

Admission Tickets (does not include food):

Adults: $10 early bird; or $15 after September 6th.

Children: $7

Children under 6: free

Food choices and prices will be posted at the event.

Early bird tickets are on sale through Wednesday, September 6, 2017. For tickets, please email events@stmarypolish.org or call Dorothy Swedkowski at 610-630-0861.

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*******SAVE THE DATE*********

RUN FOR LIFE

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2017

Join us at the Run for Life at Wilson Farm Park to raise funds for A Baby’s Breath in Wayne, a Catholic crisis pregnancy center. To register please go to www.ababysbreath.org

Registration – 7:00 AM

MASS – 8:00 AM

1-Mile Fun Run – 8:50 AM

5K Run – 9:00 AM

Awards Ceremony – Immediately after 5K

If you have any questions about the Run for Life or wish to volunteer at the center, please contact Tara Sareen at tarasareen@icloud.com

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Dorothy Day Retreat, Sept. 26-28
This unique mid-week retreat offers an experience of the Benedictine spirituality of Dorothy Day, who in her life integrated her love of God, neighbor, & nature through spiritual talks, quiet time, & light hands-on work (if interested) – the “ora et labora” of St. Benedict. Retreat themes are simplicity of life, hospitality, & appreciation for God’s creation. Resources provided for incorporat-ing Benedictine spirituality into their busy lives.

Women’s 24-Hour: Walking in Confidence,
Trusting in God’s Promises, Sept. 29-30
Jennifer Hubbard shares a message about the mercy & hope God provides us, even in the face of unexpected life events.
Register: www.malvernretreat.com or call 610-644-0400.

Reboot Live: Fall 2017

St. Philip Neri will host Chris Stefanick’s life-changing event, Reboot Live! On Oct. 5, 2017 from 7 PM – 9:30 PM in church. Tickets are $20 with limited seating. For more info & to purchase tickets, go to: www.reallifecatholic.com/reboot.

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Please Welcome
our New Parishioners
From December 21, 2016 – June 30, 2017:

Robert & Marta Guerra

Michael & Jillian Mattioni

George Bryson & Elizabeth Figorski

Nicholas Grace

Keith Heck & Kaitlin Dougherty

Francis Rust & Meredith Osterman
& their children: Porter, Finnegan & Stella

Valerie Bonica & Danesh Modi
& their children: Cyrus & Giovanna

Veerakantha & Lalitha Bhuma

Bradley & Katharine Vanderau
& their daughter: Claire

John Matz & Shannon Foley

Morgan & Michele Fischer
& their daughter: Sophia

MaryGrace Mastroddi

Brian & Kerri Keane

Adam Huber & Rebecca Moscia
& their children: Zoe & Alexander

Homer & Kristy Dominguez
& their daughter: Kate

Thomas & Rosemarie Battinieri
& their son: Vincent

Monica Alves & Jason Park

Matthew & Michele Davenport
& their daughter: Abigail

Jerome & Nicole Maiatico
& their sons: Nicholas & Nathan

James & Diane Daugherty

Mary Jean DiPietro

Nolan Castillo & Ana Heras-Castillo
& their children: Nolan & Isabel

Isabel Heras

Jay Mutchler & Augusta Solis

Arthur & Kathryn DeAngelo

Patrick Bradley & Katherine Bex
& their daughters: Arden & Elise

Scott & Mary Thompson
& their children: Olivia, Margaret & William

Baptisms
From December 21, 2016 – June 30, 2017:

Elijah Vivek McKetta
Son of Daniel & Debbie McKetta

Evelyn Grace Sinnamon
Daughter of Robert & Andrea Sinnamon

Oscar Bryant Kampes
Son of Craig & Jennifer Kampes

Benjamin Ryan Grace
Son of Andrew & Paola Grace

Gavin Thomas Anderson
Son of Thomas & Melissa Anderson

Camryn Marie Smith
Daughter of Gregory & Monica Smith

Alexander Nicholas Huber
Son of Adam & Rebecca Huber

Hudson Robert Boehringer
Son of Robert & Meredith Boehringer

Stella Jules Rust
Daughter of Matt & Meredith Rust

Christian Anthony DeBella
Son of Eric & Adriana DeBella

Emilie Florence Brady
Daughter of Patrick & Geraldine Brady

Angelina Valerio Mumford
Daughter of Timothy & Annalisa Mumford

Sophia Marie Fischer
Daughter of Morgan & Michele Fischer

Evelyn Louise Shanahan
Daughter of Patrick & Christina Shanahan

Michael Gabriel Maletta
Son of Matthew & Kristina Maletta

William Saidis Thompson
Son of Scott & Mary Thompson

Julia Carmela Lapovsky
Daughter of Matthew & Angela Lapovsky