Category Archives: Community Events

Good News You Can Use/Looking Ahead

Philadelphia Catholic Grandparents Association Conference
Date: Sat August 26
Time: 8:30 AM – 5:15 PM
Place: St. Charles Borromeo Seminary, Wynnewood, PA
Join with other Grandparents for a day of learning, sharing, prayer and support with keynote
speakers, Catherine Wiley, Founder, International Catholic Grandparents Association & Jim &
Joy Pinto, EWTN’s Jim & Joy Show. Topics to include: Your Biblical Mandate, the importance of
Grandparents to the Church, the Family and Society, Grandparenting in Secular Times, Practical,
Secular and Spiritual Catechesis. Ending with celebration of Holy Mass. For more info & to
register, visit phillycatholiclife.org.

Family Retreats
Dates: September 1-3 and October 20-22
Malvern Retreat House will hold two family retreats this fall – the Family Labor Day Retreat
from September 1-3 & the Our Lady of the Rosary & St. David’s Family Retreat from October
20-22. These retreats will give families the opportunity to renew their relationship with God
and their loved ones. These retreats include activities for children, family meals, special liturgies
and much more. All families are welcome, including those who would like to attend with young
children, teens and grandparents. For more information on St. David Parish Family retreat or to
register, please call Matt Sproehnle at 215-657-6556.

TODAY Theater
Dates: September 8th and 9th
Place: Archbishop Wood High School
Time: To be announced
Over the summer students from our parish have been assisting those with physical and mental disabilities in a play that will be put on in September. You won’t want to miss this!

The AbbeyFest: Faith, Music, and Family Festival
Date: Saturday, September 16
Place: Daylesford Abbey, Paoli, PA
AbbeyFest is the premier celebration of family, friends, and contemporary Catholic/Christian music in the greater Philadelphia area. Over 3,000 kids, teens, and parents attended last year. This year’s musical headliners are Matt Maher and Mandisa, along with many other Christian musicians! For more info & tickets, go to theabbeyfest.com.

Retreat for Adults with Disabilities
Date: October 10, 11, & 12
Place: Malvern Retreat Center
Our Lady of Confidence Christian Retreat for Persons with Disabilities: A three day retreat at Malvern Retreat House has been scheduled for for adults with disabilities. The retreat
directors are Fr. Michael Speziale and Fr. John Nordeman. The retreat is geared for adults with intellectual, physical or emotional disabilities. If you or someone you know would enjoy a three day retreat that includes having your faith in God refreshed and strengthened please email OLCRetreat@gmail.com or call Malvern Retreat Center at 610-644-0400 for a brochure and
registration form. The registration form is on line at www.opdarchphilly.org . If you would like to be a volunteer companion on this retreat contact Ed Seiders at OLCRretreat@gmail.com.

Bereavement Support Group
The St. David monthly bereavement support is for all persons grieving the death of a loved one. This is a peer support group facilitated by parishioners Rose Mueller, RN, BSN and Marge Polinski, MS. This provides an opportunity for people to share in an environment of understanding and empathy.
The group will meet the 4th Saturday of each month at 10 AM in the rectory. Please call
Rose Mueller at 215-657-4423 or Marge Polinski at 215-674-3690.

Knights of Columbus Breakfast Buffet
First of each month
Knights of Columbus Flaherty Council invites you to a first of the each month breakfast buffet plus omelette station from 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM at 235 Limeklin Pike Glenside.
Adults: $9.00 children $5.00. All are welcome! Bring a friend!

Holy Communion for the Sick and Home-bound
If you are unable to attend Mass and would like to receive Holy Communion, please contact Father Connors or Maureen Mahon at the rectory (215-657-0252).

Holy Redeemer Health Care
Holy Redeemer is a non-profit hospice provider serving patients and families in Bucks, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties. We seek caring and compassionate people with daytime availability to server as hospice volunteers. Please contact Portia Tatlonghari at 215-698-3737 or email ptatlonghari@holyredeemer.com.

Remembrance Bricks
Spring is upon us and it’s the perfect time to consider getting a paver in remembrance of your family and loved ones. We continue to add pavers to our Prayer Garden. Our goal is to add more pavers every three to four months, as we collect new requests. There are forms on our website and in the rectory office for your convenience. This is a wonderful way to pay tribute to your loved ones. 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.

Sponsor-A-Student
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.

Catholic Charities:
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.

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/category/homily/. The Archbishop’s homilies are also available as Podcasts on iTunes.