Upcoming Meetings and Events

Summer Sisters Book Club: Tuesdays (7/26 through 8/16), 7:00 PM, St. Matthew & Zoom

BLJ Enrollment Committee: Tuesday (7/26), 7:00 PM, Holy Family Room

Lay Leadership Parish Mission Team: Tuesday (7/26), 7:00 PM, St. Luke

Youth Group Meeting: Wednesday (7/27), 6:30 PM, CLC

Legion of Mary: Wednesdays, 7:00 PM, St. Mark

Retreat Planning Group: Wednesday (7/27), 7:00 PM, St. Matthew

Walking With Purpose: Fridays, 10:00 AM, Zoom

Mary Queen of Peace Prayer Group: Fridays, 1:30 PM, chapel

Knights of Columbus Ladies’ Group: Tuesday (8/2), 7:00 PM, Holy Family

Knights of Columbus Council Meeting: Thursday (8/4), 7:00 PM, St. Matthew

Men’s Spirituality Meeting: Thursday (8/4), 7:00 PM, St. Luke

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Other Activities of Interest

Mass and Rosary for Life

Join celebrant Fr. Christopher B. Rogers as a Volunteer Helper of God’s Precious Infants in a Vigil for Life on Saturday, August 6. We will attend the 8:00 AM Mass at St. Agnes Parish in West Chester, followed by a Rosary Pilgrimage to Planned Parenthood. For additional information contact Pat & Jack O’Brien at patandjohnob@yahoo.com.

Food Truck Event for Life

Chester County Connect Care (formerly Chester County Women’s Services) will be hosting an outdoor Summer Picnic and Silent Auction on August 6 from 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM at Cowan Park at Gateway Church in Parkesburg. Join us for live music, games, kids’ activities, food trucks with items available to purchase, and of course, our silent auction! 100% of the proceeds go to empowering individuals and families to make life-affirming decisions through education, resources and support. For more information visit https://ccconnectcareinfo.org/picnic/.

MagniFest at St. Mary of Providence Center

St. Mary of Providence Center in Elverson is pleased to announce the return of MagniFest, a summer evening filled with music and praise, on Saturday, August 13, 12:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Food and beverages will be available, and you’ll be able to browse religious merchandise from different vendors who will be at the event.  At 5pm, join us for Mass celebrated by Father Steve DeLacy and Eucharistic Adoration. To purchase tickets visit https://stmaryprov.org/magnifest/. Questions can be forwarded to magnifest@stmaryprov.org.

Fundraiser: "Golfing for Gianna" - In Support of Catholic, Pro-Life Health Care

A golf benefit will be held in support of the Gianna Center of Philadelphia will be held on Monday, August 15, at White Manor Country Club, 831 Providence Road in Malvern. The Gianna Center is dedicated to providing authentically Catholic, Pro-Life Health Care that honors the sanctity of life, the dignity of women, and the integrity of marriage. Over 60% of the Gianna Center's income comes from supporters like you who believe in our cause. To register for Golfing for Gianna visit www.phgiannacenter.org/event-details/2nd-annual-golf-outing-2. Be assured of many levels of Sponsorship opportunities that include the display of your business information on our event signage, program booklet, and Gianna's Monthly Newsletter. For more info about this life-saving work, visit www.phGiannaCenter.org. Questions? Contact admin@phGiannaCenter.com.

A Men’s Weekend with Friends & Jesus Too!

Members of Nativity BVM Parish will host a men’s retreat at the Malvern Retreat House on Friday, September 9 through Sunday, September 11. All men are welcome. This traditional retreat includes Mass, conferences (talks), private Adoration, Stations of the Cross and much more. The retreat will be led by Fr Jim McGuinn and members of the Malvern Retreat Team. This is an ideal way to wind down summer, kick off fall and get closer to yourself by getting closer to God.  Visit https://www.malvernretreat.com/events/nativity-bvm-6/ to register. For more info call Jack Warnock at 610-722-2673 (leave VM please).

Contemplative Prayer Retreat

Apostolate of the Returning King will hold a weekend retreat on contemplative prayer at the Malvern Retreat House from Friday, September 16 through Sunday, September 18. Cost is $325.00 per person; $275 each for double occupancy ($550 per couple), must find own roommate. $75.00 to attend virtually. All-inclusive price for two night/three day stay, five meals and all conferences. For more information call 610-644-0400 or visit www.malvernretreat.com/events/apostolate-of-the-returning-king/.

2022 Catholic Women’s Conference

Registration is now open for the Catholic Women’s Conference at the National Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa in Doylestown, PA on October 22. The theme for this year’s conference is “Be Not Afraid: Finding Your Freedom in Christ”. Keynote speakers include Michelle Benzinger and Sr. Miriam James Heidland from the Abiding Together Podcast. For more information and to register, visit https://www.catholicwomensconference.org/.