THIS WEEK AT SAINT PHILIP NERI CHURCH

This Weeks Readings and Bulletin- March 29th, 2015

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EASTER WEEK MASS INFORMATION

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ABOUT ST. PHILIP NERI CHURCH

Learn more about the history of St. Philip Neri Church.

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WANT TO EXPERIENCE THE JOY OF CATHOLICISM?

Click here to check out RCIA and learn more about becoming a member of the Catholic Church.

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THE LIFE OF ST. PHILIP NERI

Learn about who St. Philip Neri, from his early years to Ordination. Click below for more information.

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ONGOING AT ST. PHILIPS

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Volunteer Opportunities

St. Philip Neri parish is blessed to have so many dedicated parishioners who contribute their time and efforts for the benefit of others. Perhaps you would be interested in serving on or helping with one of these service groups, or you may have a need for the services offered. Feel free to get in touch with the service organization contact person, the Church office (610.834.1975).

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Prayer Links

There are many prayers Catholics use to invoke the help of various Saints, Angels and of course, the Holy Trinity.

We have provided a web site that has a comprehensive list of prayers.

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H.O.P.E.

Provides transportation to Mass, doctors and dentists for people who have needs for transportation, and who live within our parish boundaries. Please call Anne or Bill Franks at 610-828-2530 or (E-mail: ann59bil@gmail.com), or Loretta Zych at 215-836-1127.

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Frozen Casseroles for St. John's Hospice

Could you find time to make a casserole for the homeless at St. John's? Contact Barbara McCarthy's (610-828-2058) for more details. Click below to learn more about St. John's Hospice.

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

Men's Prayer Group

Meets every Wednesday at 7:30 a.m. in the Rectory Conference Room.

Contact: Duane McCarthy 610.825.5237



Women's Prayer Group

Our women's prayer group meets in the Rectory Conference Room every Thursday from 10-11 a.m. Reflections on the day's readings and the upcoming Sunday readings are shared within the context of the Prayer of the Church.



Prayer Requests

All prayer requests should be submitted in writing to our parish office. The address to mail prayer requests is St. Philip Neri Church 437 Ridge Pike Lafayette Hill, PA 19444.



Baptismal Instructions

Your baby is always welcome in Church, however, for the instruction itself, please try to schedule a babysitter so you may be free to concentrate.

Contact: Church Office at 610-834-1975



Are You A Parent Who Has Lost A Child?

An informal group of Moms and Dads get together to talk or just listen to others who understand how you feel. This group meets every third Tuesday of the month at 7:00 PM in the Rectory Conference Room.

Contact: Marianne O'Connor 610-825-4975 or Rosemary McNichol 215-247-2267.

QUOTES

Cheerfulness strengthens the heart and makes us persevere in a good life. Therefore the servant of God ought always to be in good spirits.Saint Philip Neri
For if, by the trespass of the one man, death reigned through that one man, how much more will those who receive God's abundant provision of grace! Romans 5:17 (NIV)
For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but to save the world through him. John 3:17

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

MASS SCHEDULE

Sundays:
7:00 a.m., 8:30 a.m., 10:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.

Daily:
Monday- Friday 6:30 a.m. & 8:30 a.m.
Saturday- 8:30 a.m. 5:00 Vigil

Note: No Please note: There will be no 6:30 AM Mass or Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament during the summer months.

FAST AND ABSTINENCE FOR LENT 2015

The Bishops of the United States prescribe, as minimal obligation, that all persons who are fourteen years of age and older are bound to abstain from eating meat on Ash Wednesday, February 18, 2015, on all the Fridays of Lent and Good Friday. Further, all persons eighteen years of age and older, up to and including their fifty-ninth birthday, are bound to fast limiting themselves to a single full meal on Ash Wednesday and on Good Friday, while the other two meals on those days are to be light.

The Mass for the Anointing of the Sick

The Mass will be held on March 21st at 2 PM. All are invited whose health is impaired by sickness (physical, mental, and spiritual) or old age and those about to undergo surgery because of a serious illness. If you know of someone who would benefit from this act of faith in the power of God to heal in many ways, even ways we cannot see, please share this date with them.

Anointing represents the touch of God's hand in our lives through those around us. There will be a reception and entertainment immediately after in the Church lobby. Please call 610-834-9868 or 610-828-3082 ext. 2 if you need more information or need transportation.