Upcoming Meetings and Events

Divine Mercy Sunday Devotions: Sunday (4/24), 2:30 PM, chapel
RCIA: Mondays, 7:00 PM, Holy Family
Confirmation Music Rehearsal: Wednesday (4/27), 6:00 PM, church & CLC
Legion of Mary: Wednesdays, 7:00 PM, Holy Family
Senior Adult Ministry Game Day: Thursday (4/28), 10:30 AM, St. Matthew
Crafting Hands Meeting & Dropoff: Thursday (4/28), 11:00 AM & 7:00 PM, Holy Family
Women at the Well: Thursdays, 7:00 PM, St. Luke & Zoom
Men’s Spirituality Meeting: Thursdays, 7:00 PM, St. Mark
Walking With Purpose: Fridays, 10:00 AM, Zoom
Mary Queen of Peace Prayer Group: Fridays, 1:30 PM, chapel
Confirmation: Saturday (4/30), 10:00 AM & 1:00 PM, church and social hall
Liturgical Life Committee: Tuesday (5/3), 7:00 PM, St. Luke
Altar Server Training: Wednesday (5/4), 6:00 PM, church & sacristy
HSA Leadership Team: Wednesday (5/4), 7:00 PM, St. Matthew
High School Youth Group: Wednesday (5/4), 7:15 PM, CLC
Knights of Columbus Council Meeting: Thursday (5/5), 7:00 PM, St. Matthew
Parish School Mass & May Crowning: Friday (5/6), 11:00 AM, church
Memorial Mass for Mother’s Day: Saturday (5/7), 8:30 AM, church
Synod Session for Persons with Disabilities: Saturday (5/7), 10:00 AM, St. Matthew
Nourish for Caregivers: Saturday (5/7), 10:00 AM, Holy Family
Youth Ministry Saturday Stewardship: Saturday (5/7), 3:30 PM, CLC
 
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Other Activities of Interest
 
Pray for Vocations
All are invited to participate in a new prayer initiative in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia - Philly Adoration for Vocations.  Held each Thursday from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM in Sacred Heart Chapel at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary, Catholics are invited to spend time before our Lord in the Blessed Sacrament praying for vocations and ask Him to bless His Church with many holy vocations.  We encourage everyone to pray that those whom the Lord is calling will have the courage to respond to His invitation. To sign up for a day/time to pray, visit Heedthecall.org/Phillyadores.  For more information, email Phillyadoration@gmail.com.  Specific details will be emailed to all adorers on the Wednesday before the scheduled prayer time.
 
Job Opening
St. Augustine Parish in Philadelphia is looking for a Maintenance Assistant. The individual will be responsible for various custodial and maintenance duties for the church, parish buildings and parish grounds under the supervision of the pastor, facilities director and/or parish services director. This is a part-time position, Thursday through Monday. Interested candidates should send their resume to staugustineparish09@gmail.com.
 
Movie Night - The Chosen
All are invited to attend an upcoming viewing of The Chosen series beginning Friday, April 29, 6:00 PM at St Thomas More Parish in Pottstown. To RSVP to this event please fill out the form in the link below.
For more information call 610-469-9304 or visit www.stthomasmorepottstown.org.
 
Archdiocesan Family Festival
Join us for a fun-filled and blessed day for families in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia on Saturday, April 30, from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM at Cardinal O’Hara High School in Springfield. Children, teens and young adults of all ages welcome! If your entire family cannot make it, bring who you can and invite the Grandparents too! There will be a Toddler play room/Mommy and Me area set up with babysitters as needed for the entire day. For more information or to purchase tickets visit https://phillycatholiclife.org/archdiocesan-family-festival-2022/.
 
Anniversary Mass
The Charismatic Prayer Group at SS Simon & Jude in West Chester is celebrating their 46th anniversary of praying together for each other and anyone in need of prayer. The Mass will be on Monday, May 2 at 7:00 PM in the church. I will also be live-streamed. Please contact Margaret for Zoom link, prayer concerns or questions at (610)608-1372 or margaret.strate@gmail.com.
 
Making Missionary Disciples
The Office for the New Evangelization, Archbishop’s Commission for Missionary Disciples and FOCUS Parish present a workshop entitled “Making Missionary Disciples” on Wednesday, May 4, from 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM at Mother of Divine Providence Parish in King of Prussia. This workshop is for everyone engaged in parish ministry, especially clergy, parish leaders and volunteers. It is recommended that parishes attend as a group for full impact. The keynote speaker is Dr. Edward Sri. For more information or to register, visit phillyevang.org/events. For questions, email phillylevang@archphila.org.
 
Join us for an Interfaith Prayer Service to pray for the people of the United States and Ukraine at the Malvern Retreat House Memorial Dining Hall on May 5, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM. The program includes coffee and danish, a presentation on Ukraine by Rev. Msgr Peter Waslo, J.C.L. of the Ukrainian Catholic Church, and a prayer Service led by Fr. Jim McGuinn and local Clergy. Visit https://interland3.donorperfect.net/weblink/weblink.aspx?name=E155752&id=16 to register, or call 610-644-0400.
 
Annual Wedding Anniversary Mass
Are you celebrating a special anniversary this year? The Annual Archdiocesan Wedding Anniversary Mass will take place on Saturday, May 7 at the Cathedral Basilica of SS Peter & Paul at the 5:15 PM Mass with Archbishop Perez presiding. This Mass will be commemorating all married couples who are newlyweds, or celebrating their 5, 10, 25 or 50 year wedding anniversary milestones. Form more information visit www.phillycatholiclife.org or call the Office for Life and Family at 215-587-0500.
 
Concert for Racial Healing
The Archbishop’s Commission on Racial Healing is sponsoring a concert by the Archdiocesean Choirs of Philadelphia on Sunday, May 15, at the Cathedral Basilica of SS Peter & Paul in Philadelphia. Archbishop Perez will be there to offer words of inspiration and hope. Admission is free. 
 
Come and Rest Awhile - Spring Retreat
Join us for the Come and Rest Awhile Spring Retreat at the Mother Boniface Spirituality Center from May 20-22, 2022. Take some time to pause in prayer and reflection.  A spiritual director will be with you to guide and companion you throughout the weekend.  Please register at www.msbt.org or call us at 267-350-1830.