"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
WELCOME TO ST. PHILIP NERI CHURCH
December 28, 2014
THE HOLY FAMILY OF JESUS, MARY AND JOSEPH


New Members
Are you new to the area and would like to join our community? Simply call the office for more details at 610.834.1975


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THIS WEEK AT ST. PHILIP NERI


Wednesday, January 1st is the Solemnity of Mary and is a Holy Day of Obligation.

**Vigil Mass, Tuesday, December 31st at 5 PM.
Wednesday, January 1st, masses will be held at 7 AM, 8:30 AM, 10 AM, and 11:30 AM.

6:30 AM Masses will resume on Friday, January 2nd.


Adult Faith Formation
Read about our next Bible study program here.


YEAR OF FAITH

How to Obtain an Indulgence during the Year of Faith

Celebrate the Year of Faith: Read the Catechism in a Year!

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Learn more about the life of St. Philip Neri here
Ongoing at St. Philip

Baptismal Instructions
Please note date change are scheduled for Monday, January 12 at 8:00 PM in the Rectory Conference Room. 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. Also, please call the Church Office at 610-834-1975 for sign up purposes.

Men's Prayer Group
every Wednesday morning in the Rectory Conference Room from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. For more information contact Duane McCarthy at 610.825.5237

Women's Prayer Group
Our Women's Prayer Group meets on the first Thursday of the month from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM in the Rectory Conference Room. Please call Sister Barbara at 484-213-8177 if you wish to join the group or for more information.

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.

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.

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. For more information contact: Marianne O'Connor 610-825-4975 or Rosemary McNichol 215-247-2267. This group meets every third Tuesday of the month at 7:00 PM in the Rectory Conference Room.

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.

Prayer Links
Volunteer Opportunities
Our History

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.

A Special Thank You

to Deanna Marrone and the church decorators for the wonderful job in decorating the Church for the Advent and Christmas Seasons.

St Francis Inn

Everyone here at St. Francis Inn wishes You a Blessed & Peaceful Celebration of the Birth of Our Lord!

Your continued dedication to our Ministry is unsurpassed! You ask, "What Would Jesus Do," and you do it week after week! Without you, we would find it hard to feed 400+ dinner & sustain their basic needs!

May God Bless You With Peace & Love, The Franciscans

Our Christmas List: Prayers, Pull-Ups, Diapers sz 3-6, Baby Food & Formula, Thermal Underwear, New white athletic socks, New men's M&L boxers & briefs, Paper Towels, Toilet Paper, Lg. Paper Lunch Bags & Tissues, Deodorant, Travel-sz toiletries, Generic: 1-a-day Multivitamins, Vitamin C 500 mg, Advil/Tylenol/Aleve, Peanut Butter/Jam, Coffee/Tea/Sugar, regular Oatmeal, Dish & Laundry Liquid Detergent, Clean Blankets/Throws/Comforters

Saint Philip Neri Church | 437 Ridge Pk., Lafayette Hill, 19444 | Office 610.834.1975