On Wednesday Nov 18 from 10am to 3 pm, Representative Murt and the Willow Grove Chamber will be hosting a Job Fair at the Huntingdon Valley Country Club, 2295 Country Club Drive, Huntingdon Valley PA. It is free to job seekers and features dozens of vendors. For information visit ewillowgrove.com, call the chamber at 215-657-2652 or Rep. Murt’s office at 215-674-3755.
Watering The Seeds of the Papal Visit
Adults between 21-35 with a valid photo ID are invited to Theology on Tap on Friday, November 20th from 7:30PM to 9:30PM. Please Like Us and RSVP on Facebook. This event is sponsored by and takes place at St. Charles Seminary in Wynnewood, Pa.
The Gospel of John
Our Mother of Consolation Parish at 9 E. Chestnut Hill Ave. Phila. is presenting The Gospel of John on November 21. This is a one man show, and a very transforming two hour encounter with the Gospel. This presentation is for young and old alike. Admission: Free will Offering
While bricks for our Prayer Garden can be obtained at any time, those wishing to have bricks installed before the ground becomes too hard to install them are asked to call the rectory without delay to place their orders. Details and information can be obtained by calling the rectory and asking for Maureen. Cost is $110 for a four by eight inch brick and $200.00 for an eight by eight brick.
If you have not been baptized , now is your time to come forward to receive instructions in the Faith. If you or you know someone who has not be Baptized please contact Sister St. Mark IHM or Father Connors. Classes are free and held on Thursdays beginning soon. If you are an adult who has been baptized, but has not yet received the sacraments of First Holy Communion or Confirmation, please contact Sister or Father also.
You can assist a family in the meeting of the tuition of a Queen of Angels School Student. You may do so in part or in whole. Please consider making a one time or an ongoing contribution to assist a family who desires a Catholic Education for their child but can use extra help.
Families or individuals in need can seek help at Catholic Charity Family Service Centers. Service centers provide the needy and low income with a number of services. A sampling of what is offered includes very limited rent or utility bill assistance, food pantries and clothing cupboards, housing referrals, and case management services. Some of the self-sufficiency and personal development resources include job placement assistance, ESL classes, GED preparation, and employment training. Catholic Charity Family Services is located at 227 North 18th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103, (215) 854-7000.
Help at The Brother House
The Brother House, a work of the Legion of Mary, the largest lay organization in the Catholic Church, is seeking new male members to work with homeless men at 510 Green Street, Norristown, PA. Come and ring our doorbell on any Monday evening between 6:45 and 7:00, or contact Leo Couchara at 484-614-0055 for more information. It is a very rewarding spiritual work. “…for I was hungry and you gave me food…” (Matt 25: 35)
Donate and Save at the Same Time!
With each scrip gift card you purchase through School or Church, a percentage of the amount purchased is donated back to our School or our Church. Please check out information about hours and locations for scrip purchase above. I thank you, Father Connors.
Giant Food Stores Reward Card
Please go online to GIANT Food Stores/A-plus and register your Giant’s card designating Queen of Angels School ID#23872 as the recipient of your rewards. Please tell your family and friends to help out too. Last year 228 families registered and QOA received a check for $4200.00. Registering your card does not add or reduce your value of your bonus card.
Listen to Archbishop Chaput’s Sunday Homilies
Listen to Archbishop Chaput’s Sunday homilies anytime at http://archphila.org/archbishopchaput/homilies/index.htm. The Archbishop’s homilies are also available as Podcasts on iTunes.