Upcoming Meetings and Events


Casserole Collection: Saturday (8/6) & Sunday (8/7), before all Masses, social hall kitchen doors 

BLJ Executive Committee: Monday (8/8), 7:00 PM, via Webex

Summer Sisters Book Club: Tuesdays (8/9 & 8/16), 7:00 PM, St. Matthew & Zoom

Bereavement Ministry Team: Wednesday (8/10), 9:00 AM, St. Luke

Youth Group Meeting (7th/8th and High School): Wednesday (8/10), 6:30 PM, CLC

Retreat Planning Group: Wednesday (8/10), 7:00 PM, St. Matthew

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

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

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

Pre-Jordan II: Saturday (8/13), 10:30 AM, St. Matthew & St. Mark

Sangria & Scripture: Saturday (8/13), 6:30 PM (following 5:30 PM Vigil Mass), social hall

Feast of the Assumption: Monday (8/15). Non-obligatory holy day, Mass @ 7:30 AM. No Exposition. Parish offices closed.

Chosen Fathers: Tuesday (8/16), 7:00 PM, St. Mark

Guitar Practice: Thursday (8/18), 7:00 PM, choir room

Men’s Spirituality: Thursday (8/18), 7:00 PM, St. Luke


Other Activities of Interest


Job Opportunities at Camilla Hall

Camilla Hall is the Convent Home/Infirmary for the IHM Sisters. We have the following positions available: 

RN/LPN - full time or part time, 3:00 PM – 11:30 PM or 11:00 PM – 7:30 AM. Recent graduates welcome to apply.

CNAs/Nursing Assistants - full time or part time, all shifts. No experience necessary!

Housekeeping - full time 7:00 AM – 3:30 PM.

Dining Services - full time or part time Cook, Dietary Aides, Dishwashers. Students 16 years of age or older welcome to apply!

Complete an online application www.camillahall.org, or call Denise at 484-321-5630 EOE


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 Magnifest | ST. MARY OF PROVIDENCE CENTER (stmaryprov.org). Questions can be forwarded to magnifest@stmaryprov.org.


Feast of the Assumption Event

All are cordially invited to the 104th Annual Feast of the Assumption Communion Breakfast at the West Chester Elks Club, 401 W. Washington Street in West Chester, on Sunday, August 14 following the 9:00 AM Mass at Saint Agnes Church. Breakfast will be catered by Arianna’s Gourmet Café. There will also be a Solemn Procession at 2:30 PM, beginning in front of Saint Agnes Church, with Benediction following the Procession. Music will be performed by Aqua String Band. For more information or to purchase breakfast tickets, contact Barbara Mange (610-389-0728) or Marie Mauro (484-678-6431).


A Special Presentation from Dr. Alveda King

On Friday, August 19 at 1:00 PM, Saint Mary Magdalen Parish in Media will host a presentation by Dr. Alveda King, niece of Dr. Martin Luther King and pro-life speaker. Join us in person or watch the live-streamed presentation online. For more information visit www.stmarymagdalen.net.


Wonderfully Made 2: A Theology of the Body Retreat for Young Women

The St. Peter Parish Respect Life Committee invites all high school and college students who have previously attended Wonderfully Made 1 to attend our Wonderfully Made 2 retreat from 7:00 PM Friday through 12:00 PM Sunday, August 26-28, at the Mariawald Retreat Center in Reading. Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be served Saturday, and breakfast on Sunday. On Saturday Reconciliation will be available, and the Vigil Mass will be celebrated. Cost is $200 per person (scholarships available). For more information or to register, visit - Life, Love & Sexuality (lifelovesexuality.com) or email Eileen Christian at eileenchristian@usa.net.


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/.


Padre Pio Festival

Saint Bede the Venerable Church, located in Holland (Bucks County, Northampton Township), welcomes all to its Seventh Annual Festival to honor St. Pio of Pietrelcina, (Padre Pio), on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 17 and 18. The two-day event begins with Saturday’s All-American Picnic Buffet (tickets will be sold at the event), featuring games and amusements for children, food and craft vendors, and live music. The highlight will be a 5:30 PM Vigil Mass, followed by blessings with holy relics of Padre Pio. The Sunday 12:30 PM Solemn Mass will be celebrated by Fr. Thomas Betz, OFM, Cap., followed by a street procession with a statue of Padre Pio and a healing service with confessions and veneration of holy relics. All day there will be specialty food and craft vendors, amusements for children, and live musical entertainment. Plenty of free parking will be available, and pilgrim buses are welcome. For more information, go online to padrepiofestivalhollandpa.com, or call the St. Bede parish office at 215-357-5720.