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October @Saint Bridget Parish

October Events at Saint Bridget Parish

October 3, 2013 THURSDAY

Our Lady of Fatima Prayer Service 

7PM

Prayer, Adoration and Song in honor of Our Lady of Fatima.

October 6, 2013 SUNDAY:

Blessing of the Animals

Bring your family pets to Saint Brendan’s porch at 12:30 PM in honor of St. Francis’s Oct. 4th Feast Day.

October 13, 2013 SUNDAY:

Walking Pilgrimage of Faith, Liturgy of the Word

2:30 PM

October 26, 2013 SATURDAY:

2nd Annual Parish Fall Festival

After the 4PM Mass.

Please check the bulletin, website, and facebook page for details as the dates get closer.

All are welcome to attend any Saint Bridget Parish Event

 

 

 

September Newsletter

St. Bridget Parish–a people called

to know Jesus, to love Jesus, and to serve Jesus.

 “Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.”  
St. Francis of Assisi

UPCOMING DATES

SEPTEMBER 19, 2013 7PM

PRAY THE ROSARY

Rosary will be prayed in our new Rosary Garden beginning at 7PM. You may bring a chair for your comfort. In the event of rain, the rosary will be prayed inside.
All are invited to attend.

 OCTOBER 3, 2013: 7-8PM

OUR LADY OF FATIMA PRAYER SERVICE

Prayer in honor of our lady in Fatima in Church.
Come join us for prayer,  music, and adoration

OCTOBER 26, 2013:

After the 4PM Mass

PARISH FALL FEST

Our 2nd Annual Parish Fall Fest is almost here, our Parish Life committee will be meeting soon to plan this Parish event.
All are invited to attend. Please stay tuned for further details.

 

RECENT EVENTS

 SISTERS OF SAINT JOSEPH 125 Years

St. Bridget Parish celebrated 125 years of the presence of the Sisters of St. Joseph on Sunday, September 8, 2013 during the 11 o’clock Mass.
Over 30 Sisters were in attendance. Please view highlights from the day in this album:
 https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.576360042424317.1073741864.382755715118085&type=1
 Saint Bridget Parish and the SSJ are on youtube!
Please take a look at our very own youtube channel. Listen to the SSJ sing the song “Glorious Father, Dear Saint Joseph”
http://www.youtube.com/user/StBridgetEastFalls

Thank you from the Sisters of Saint Joseph

The Sisters of St. Joseph would like to thank all who helped to make our celebration of 125 years such a grace-filled event.
Thanks, too, to the Hospitality Committee for their time and talent in providing all of the refreshments.

 

BOWLING NIGHT

What a great event supported by over 60 Parishioners and friends. It was a great night to meet new people and kick off the end of summer.

https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.570582089668779.1073741863.382755715118085&type=3

 FOOD FOR THOUGHT

 This  month the Food for Thought section of the website contains a reflection on Human Life, a Biography on Maximilian Kolbe, and Pope Francis’ homily for the Assumption.
You will find the articles on the drop down menu here:

https://www.stbridgeteastfalls.org/food-for-thought-2/

 PREP AND SACRAMENT NEWS

PREP Classes Begin on September 22, 2013. Please see Parish Website for schedule.

https://www.stbridgeteastfalls.org/parish-religious-education-program/

 

 RCIA

QUESTIONS ABOUT RCIA?

Rite of Christian Initiation Adult, RCIA,  classes will begin Wednesday, September 25th at 7:00 p.m., at St. Bridget’s. Classes last approximately one hour each week. RCIA reviews the basic beliefs of the Catholic Church and is designed for adults interested in becoming members of the Catholic Church. Participants also include adults raised as Catholics who have not received the Sacrament of Baptism, Confirmation, Reconciliation, or Holy Eucharist. If you have any questions about the RCIA program, please call Tony Wzorek at 215-844-7746, Sister Margaret at 215-844-4126 ext 103, or simply come to the first meeting. If you call, please leave your name and a phone number at which you can be reached.

PARISH ANNOUNCEMENTS

CASSEROLES

Casserole pans for St. John’s Hospice will be available on September 21/22.
Pans can be delivered on Sunday, September 29 from 9 am until noon. St. John’s will pick them up on Wednesday October 2nd.
Do you ever wonder where the casseroles you make go? Take a look at this article from PHAITH magazine, the new online version of the Catholic Standard and Times, to see what a difference your casseroles are making on lives at St. John’s Hospice.

http://phaithmagazine.com/2013/04/warm-meals-warm-words/

MINISTRY UPDATES

Prayer Shawl Committee: Next Meeting Sunday, September 15, 2013 after the 11 AM Mass in St. Brendan’s Meeting Rooms.
Adult Choir: First meeting September 16, 2013 in Church. Come share your voice with us!
Thanksgiving Outreach: First meeting October 1, 2013 7PM in St. Brendan’s Meeting Rooms.

 

LIVING FAITH AWARD NEWS

Two pages are added under the Parish Life and News drop down menu on our website. The event will be here before you know it, start securing babysitters now! Please join us for this great night out celebrating Saint Bridget’s Parish and honoring our Parishioners.
https://www.stbridgeteastfalls.org/dear-friend-of-saint-bridget/
https://www.stbridgeteastfalls.org/commemorative-program-advertising-form/

PARISH BULLETIN

For more Parish information, our weekly parish bulletin can be found on the website under Parish Life News drop down menu or by clicking here:

http://www.jppc.net/onlinebulletins/176template.pdf