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Announcements

We are sorry to announce that the upcoming St.Patrick’s Day Beef & Beer has been cancelled due to lack of pre-event sales. Thank you to those who had purchased tickets – refunds will be provided. We will continue to sell raffle tickets for the wonderful gift baskets and 50/50 chances until March 12 so you can still support this effort. Winners will be notified during the week of March 13th. Thank you for your support!

Lenten Outreach:

Mother of Mercy House: Weekend of March 4, 5

Grateful for donations of peanut butter, jelly, tuna, cereal, fruit cups and juice boxes.

Thank you for your generosity to those in need.

Saint John’s Hospice: Weekend of March 11, 12

Saint John’s Hospice continues to provide crucial, life-sustaining services with dignity, respect & compassion to homeless men in Philadelphia.

Grateful for socks, T-shirts and underwear ( L and XL )

Shaving cream and men’s toiletries

Thank you for your kindness to the poor among us.

Sunday September 18

All PREP  families are invited to the 9 o’clock Mass this Sunday, September 18, followed by a family activity centered around St. Mother Teresa.  Father Feeney will give all of us a special blessing so please sit toward the front of church.  We are looking forward to seeing you.

***Anyone who was not able to register can do so at the end of our class.
Thanks so much for all you do for our children
Sister Margaret

Time Changes and Request for Info.

Mass times:

Saturday Vigil 4PM

Sunday: 9AM, 11AM, and 7Pm (effective 9/11)

Confessions :

Saturdays 3:00 – 3:45 PM

Sundays: 8:30 – 8:45 AM; 10:30 – 10:45AM6:30 – 6:45PM (as of 9/11/16).

PREP NEWS:

PREP REGISTRATION

Registration for our Parish Religious Education Program for new and returning students in Levels 1-6  will take place on Sundays,

September 4 and 11 in St. Bridget Meeting Rooms from 10 am to 12:15 pm.

Fee is $40 for one student and $60 for two or more.

 Request for information

Any family who has children attending any Catholic School or Catholic Academy, is asked to complete this information so that we may keep accurate records for the reception of the sacraments.

Family name ___________________

e-mail ________________________

phone  ________________________

School ________________________

Child’s name ___________ Age____ Grade___

Child’s name ___________ Age____ Grade___

Child’s name ___________ Age____ Grade___

Information may be put in the collection basket or e-mail Sister Margaret Jude

smargaret@stbridgeteastfalls.org

Archbishop Charles Chaput will administer the Sacrament of Confirmation on Sunday, March 26, 2017 during the

11 o’clock Mass.  Any family who has a child in 5th or 6th grade or older and who goes to a Catholic School and is ready for the Sacrament is asked to contact Sister Margaret by September 21.  215-844-4126 ext. 103

or   smargaret@stbridgeteastfalls.org

First Eucharist will be celebrated on Sunday, April 30, 2017 during the 11 o’clock Mass. Any family who has a child in second grade and who goes to a Catholic School is asked to contact

Sister Margaret by September 21.

215-844-4126 ext. 103

or   smargaret@stbridgeteastfalls.org

Altar Servers

Any child in Grade 5 or older who wishes to be an altar server is asked to contact Father Feeney or Sister Margaret

Pastor Change

Most Reverend Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap., Archbishop of Philadelphia, announces the following appointments effective June 20, 2016

Reverend Al Concha, from Parochial Administrator, St. Bridget Parish, Philadelphia to Pastor, St. William Parish, Philadelphia.

Reverend Robert T. Feeney, from Pastor, Our Lady of Peace Parish, Milmont Park, to Pastor, St. Bridget Parish, Philadelphia.

ALL WEDDINGS FOR 2016 AND 2017 WILL BE NOTIFIED SOON.

Agnes and Michael Kilduff Foundation Tuition Grant

Announcing the Agnes and Michael Kilduff Foundation Tuition Grant

2016-2017 School Year

This tuition grant is being given to help students enrolled at an Archdiocesan Elementary or High School that are active members of St. Bridget Parish.

Qualifications:

  • Student must be entering grades 4th – 12th at an Archdiocesan Elementary or High School

  • Family must be fully participating members of St. Bridget Parish( as defined by the Office of Catholic Education of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia)

  • Family must demonstrate financial need

  • Student must have a GPA of 80 or above

Applications are available in the back of Church and must be returned to the Rectory by May 23, 2016 for consideration.  Questions may be directed to Jane Bortner on 215-844-4126 X107.