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.
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.
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.
Holy Thursday Night 7 pm Mass
We remember how Jesus washed the feet of his Apostles at the Last Supper. Would you and/or your family be willing to participate in this special part of the Mass of the Lord’s Supper.
Please respond to Sister Margaret 215-844-4126 ext. 103 or smargaret@
stbridgeteastfalls.org by March 4.
Understanding Dementia/Alzheimer’s Disease and Living with Its Challenges
This topic will be explored at a workshop at Mercy Neighborhood Ministries, 1939 W. Venango Street, 19140, on Sat., March 12 from 8:30AM until Noon. This workshop will feature two main speakers, Dr. Cherian Verghese, MD and Rev. Barbara Jones, MSW who will share their extensive knowledge and personal experience in the field of cognitive impairment. There will be opportunity to learn, ask questions, share experiences, gain understanding, and discover valuable resources. Light refreshments will be available. The event is free to attend. Contributions will be welcome. Free parking is available on the street and in From the Heart Ministries parking lot adjacent to Mercy Neighborhood Ministries on 20th street. WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Caregivers, friends, family of those affected by cognitive impairment and anyone interested in learning about a disease that affects so many—either directly or indirectly.
8:30AM: sign In/refreshments/resource table; program will begin promptly at 9AM.
Meet and Greet, Father Concha
There will be coffee and refreshments in
St. Bridget Meeting Rooms
after the 11 o’clock
Mass Sunday, February 7.
Please join us as we officially welcome Father Concha.
Please click for a message from Father Al
Blood Drive at the East Falls Library on
Tuesday, December 22 from 11 am to 4 pm
is in urgent need of donors.
Contact www.redcrossblood.org and enter
sponsor code: East Falls Library
Extra Confession Times
Monday, Dec. 21 3 to 5 pm and 7 to 9 pm
Wednesday, Dec. 23 3 to 5 pm and 7 to 9 pm
Christmas Eve, December 24
Mass at 4 pm
Mass at 8 pm
Mass at 10 am
Meet and Greet, Saturday, December 5, 2015
The Hospitality Committee is sponsoring a monthly “meet and greet” in the rectory on the first weekend of each month.
This month’s time will be on Saturday, December 5, 2015, after the 4 pm Mass. This is being hosted by the Saturday, sandwich makers group. Come and spend some time with our parishioners.
Family Retreat Sunday, December 6, 2015
The Marianist family retreat team will present a special family day event entitled,
“Called to be Heralds” on Sunday, December 6, 2015from after the 11 am Mass to 2:30 pm. in church.
This is designed for families of all ages and includes prayer, skits, family, and peer activities. What a
wonderful way to celebrate Advent and prepare for Christmas! Donation is $10 per family to cover the cost of the materials.
Please see the flyers in the back of church or contact
Sister Margaret at 215-844-4126 ext.103
East Falls Community Blood Drive
Where: Falls of Schuylkill Free Library
When: Tuesday, December 22, 2015
Time: 11:00 am–4:00 pm
To make an appointment, visit
www.redcrossblood.org and enter
sponsor code: East Falls Library
Advent Taize Prayer for Young Adults