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Lent: Week 2

 

The Lord never tires of forgiving, it is we who tires of asking forgiveness.

                                                                                                                                        Pope Francis

Wednesday, March 19th

5PM Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament @St. Bridget’s,
6PM: Simple Soup Supper
7PM Stations of the Cross, Benediction, and Confessions @St. Bridget’s.

Examination of Conscience:

http://www.stbridgeteastfalls.org/examination-of-conscience/

or

http://www.stbridgeteastfalls.org/examination-of-conscience-in-a-social-world/

All are welcome to join us for all or part of the evening

First Penance Pictures

 https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.673722189354768.1073741907.382755715118085&type=3&uploaded=7

Congratulations to Our First Communion class who  received the Sacrament of Reconciliation for the 1st time Saturday. God Bless them today and always.

 

PARISH LENTEN OUTREACH

This year we will be supporting pre-teens and teenagers recovering from spinal surgery at Shriner’s Hospital for Children. We are asking the Parish to donate comfort items for bags that the Parish youth will assemble and deliver to patients. Click here to view items needed for donation:

Lenten Outreach

 

 Lenten Article and Activity

 

Realigning Priorities: http://onlineministries.creighton.edu/CollaborativeMinistry/Lent/Lent-Newsletter3.pdf.html

Looking Ahead

Wednesday March 26th: 5PM-Exposition (St. Bridget), 6:30 Soup Supper (Good Shepherd Church), 7PM Stations, Benediction, Confession at St. Bridget Church
Sunday March 30th after the 11AM Mass: Sr. Charlene Diorka, SSJ: Praying with the Gospels, in Church
 Save the Date- Palm Sunday April 13th @3PM,:Archdiocesan Boy’s Choir at St. Bridget Church

St. Bridget Parish Lent: Week 1

 

When one reaches the highest degree of human maturity, one has only one question left: How can I be helpful? 

                                                                                                                                          TERESA OF ÁVILA

 

 

Wednesday, March 12th

5PM Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament @St. Bridget’s,
7PM Stations of the Cross, Benediction, and Confessions @St. Bridget’s.

Examination of Conscience: http://www.stbridgeteastfalls.org/examination-of-conscience/

*This week the Soup Supper will be held East Falls Presbyterian Church @6:30PM followed by Worship @7:30
All are welcome to join us for all or part of the evening

Friday, March 14th

6:30-8PM: Children’s Story Hour, Children in PreK-3rd grades.
All are welcome to join us for story, Scripture, song, and craft. Snack and drink is provided.
6:30-7:30 PM: Living Stations practice, Narrators and Actors, 5th Grade-High School Aged Parishioners.

Saturday, March 15th

Congratulations to Our First Communion class who will be receiving the Sacrament of Reconciliation for the 1st time at 1PM.

Sunday, March 16th

After the 11 AM Mass in St. Brendan’s  Meeting Rooms:  
Social Justice Topic: Strangers No Longer, Together on a Journey of Hope: Immigration Reform in the Spirit of the Gospel.
 Presentation by Sr. Mary Beth Hamm, SSJ
Last call to order T-Shirts, Sweatshirts, Fleece Jackets, and Parish Magnets. Click for order form:

St.Bridgets_Order_Form

PARISH LENTEN OUTREACH

This year we will be supporting pre-teens and teenagers recovering from spinal surgery at Shriner’s Hospital for Children. We are asking the Parish to donate comfort items for bags that the Parish youth will assemble and deliver to patients. Click here to view items needed for donation:

Lenten Outreach

 Lenten Article and Activity

Beyond Giving up Chocolate: http://onlineministries.creighton.edu/CollaborativeMinistry/Lent/BeyondChocolate.html

Looking Ahead

Wednesday March 19th: 5PM-Exposition, 6PM Soup Supper/Reflection, 7PM Stations, Benediction, Confession all at St. Bridget Church
Sunday March 30th after the 11AM Mass: Sr. Charlene Diorka, SSJ: Praying with the Gospels, in Church
 Save the Date- Palm Sunday April 13th @3PM,:Archdiocesan Boy’s Choir at St. Bridget Church

 

Mardi Gras

Thank you to everyone who helped and participated in this year’s Mardi Gras adult social. We had a huge turn-out of people. Click here for photos from the event:

https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.666309046762749.1073741906.382755715118085&type=3

Calendar Items- March and T shirt order form

Here are a few events that are planned for the near future.  A full newsletter for Lent will be coming soon.

Friday March 7, 2014.
Living Stations Meeting. 6:30-7PM in Church.
Open to all actors/speakers in grades 5th and up. Choir members will practice on another date.
Please contact Mrs. Malloy if you are interested but unable to make the meeting. A role will be saved for you. marybeth7th@aol.com

Sunday, March 9, 2014 after the 11AM Mass 

 Gianna’s Center Presentation.

A representative from the Gianna Center will give a brief presentation about  a current initiative to open a Gianna Center branch in the Philadelphia region.  The Gianna Center for Women’s Health and Fertility provides general gynecological care, prenatal care, natural family planning education, and infertility services – all with a deep commitment to honoring a woman’s dignity and the sanctity of human life.

 T-Shirt, Sweatshirt, and Magnet Sales

Order Form, Click Here:

St.Bridgets_Order_Form

 

Orders and payment are due March 16th.  Make checks payable to St. Bridget Parish.
Orders will be ready for pick-up after Masses the weekend of April 5/6

New Twitter Page

Follow Father Devlin @FatherDevlin

Mardi Gras Tickets

This is the final weekend to buy Mardi Gras tickets at all Masses.

There will be a limited number of tickets available at the door for $30.

Mardi Gras tickets are $25 and include draught beer, roast beef sandwiches, and salad.

Raffle tickets for St. Bridget Basket, 50/50, and East Falls Sports Association Baseball registration fee are also available at all Masses.

You do not need to be present to win.

Raffle tickets are 3/$5, 7/$10, and 15/$20.

Mardi Gras Social: March 1st

 

St. Bridget Mardi Gras Beef and Beer

@Franklin’s East Falls

Tickets will be sold at all February Masses starting this weekend

Saturday March 1, 2014

7-11PM, DJ begins at 9PM

$25 a ticket includes Hot Roast Beef, Draught Beer, Salad, Soft Drinks

50/50 and Raffle tickets available as well

 3 for $5, 7 for $10 and 15 for $20

 

RAFFLE ITEMS:

Camden Riversharks Tickets for June 20th: 2nd Annual St. Bridget Night

St. Bridget Basket: Sweatshirt and T Shirt in your choice of sizes, plus a New St. Bridget Parish car magnet

East Falls Sports Association certificate: good for one Baseball Registration for 2014

 

 


 Also, this Sunday 2/2 after the 11AM Mass please join us for donuts and coffee in St. Brendan’s meeting rooms.