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November 14, 2018

Feast Day of Saint Joseph Pignatelli

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OLA Outreach Needs Your Help

Looking for a way to become more involved in our parish that won’t require a large time commitment?  Outreach is in need of drivers to deliver our frozen casseroles to Bethesda Project My Brother’s  House in Philadelphia.  With more drivers, the time commitment should be a couple of hours once a month or less. For more details, contact Vince Caprio, 610-644-3482.

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WE ACCEPT:
– Men’s clothing, including new men’s underwear
– Bathroom toiletries
– Baby Items including formula, bottles, diapers, wipes & baby food.

We DO NOT ACCEPT:
– Electronics of any kind
– Luggage
– Women clothing
– Bedding
– Used baby furniture including strollers and car seats

Thank you for your support of our work!

Thank You Notes

We have recently received the following Thank You letters for our parish donation to the following organizations & their programs:

The Patrician Society Summer Camp:

$1,000 donation sent to assist with serving
needy children in the greater Norristown area
(6 one-week sessions offered).

Tredyffrin & Easttown CARE Program:

$1,000 donation sent to assist with reacting to immediate needs with programs aimed at helping children such as School Lunch Program,
Computer Program, College Assistance Program, Summer Camp Program & School Supply Drive.

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NEED HELP SEARCHING FOR A JOB?

The OLA Outreach Ministry can connect you with a service that provides free and confidential guidance to OLA parishioners on the content of your resume and your interviewing strategy. 

Send your resume and a brief cover letter explaining your goal, challenges and the best times to contact you to: OLAOUTREACHRESUME@gmail.com, OR, if you do not have email, send a print version of your resume and the cover letter to: Our Lady of the Assumption, OLA Outreach-Resume, 35 Old Eagle School Rd., Wayne, PA 19087.  Mark the envelope “CONFIDENTIAL”. 

If you have any questions that cannot be addressed via email, please contact Jim Glasgow at 610-329-5961 and leave a message.

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Question of the Week

 

    How does not knowing when the end will come
change the way I live my life?

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BABY’S BREATH IN WAYNE

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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 OLA Poor Boxes

Outreach is an integral part of the Catholic community and our Mission. The money collected from our Poor Boxes, which are located in the Candle Room and in the Vestibule, is used for our Outreach Ministry.

Thank you for your support!

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OLA Knitters Needed

Please knit/crochet a hat/scarf/baby blanket for the NICU at Bryn Mawr Hospital.  The drop off bin is in the Giving Room.

Thank you for your support!

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In an effort to address the social needs of our Parish, the OLA Pastoral Council is providing the following information, which may be of help to those in need.  Listed are the programs and the local organizations or churches that provide services:

 

Catholic Human Services – Archdiocese of Philadelphia – 215-587-3903

  • Project Rachel Ministry – Post Abortion Healing
  • Domestic Abuse Support – Support for those in abusive relationships
  • Catholic Human Services

Stephen Ministry – A one-to-one lay caring ministry that provides high-quality, confidential, Christ-centered care to people who are hurting, going through a crisis, grieving or just having challenges coping with life’s daily stress:

Gethsemani Ministry – A Catholic faith-based approach to reduce the stigma association with addictions while raising awareness and providing a Catholic faith-based approach to recovery, healing and support to those in need:

  • St Norbert’s Parish, Paoli – 610-644-1655, Ext. 131
  • Norbert’s 12-Step Program – 610-640-0848
  • St Norbert Church

Christ’s Healing Hands Ministry – A ministry for those affected by addiction:

Augustine’s Brothers – A Catholic-centered men’s support and accountability group for men who struggle with pornography, offering help with maintaining chastity and purity:

Trinity Senior Transition – Educational programs about legal, real estate, financial and funeral planning for seniors and their family members/caregivers:

 

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