Blessed Virgin Mary Parish
Celebrating over 100 years of
Faith, Hope, Love and Community.
E.I.T.C Do you know that you, as an individual or company , can designate some of your tax money to help support Catholic Schools like BVM?
For more info, call Fr. Corley, Sister Virginia or Judi at 610-789-8503
Our Pastor, Father Joseph M. Corley, was awarded by the Delaware County Foundation for Catholic Education, induction into its Hall of Fame for his support and dedication to Catholic Education. Congratulations, Father Corley. Thank you for all you do for our children and families at BVM School! A great place to learn, grow and worship!
~~~Mark Your Calendar ~~~
JUNE 27th - Talent Show, 7:00 PM, 7-13 years of age, (No lip syncing). Sign up by June 25th.
JULY 6th- Family Ice Cream Night, 7:00 PM, BVM hall,
sign up by July 5th- put name, number of people with $2
in an envelope and give to Fr. Corley.
JULY 10th- Lunch for Police Department, 12 Noon, please donate food and goodies. Call Fr. Corley.
J ULY 12 th - Adult Religious Education, 7:00PM, BVM rectory. We continue with the second part of “Basic Moral Principles for Christian Behavior” Sign up at the entrance of Church.
PRAYERS FOR THE DECEASED Rev. Kevin J. Kelly, Freddy Drescher, III and Marie Hedrick
CONGRATULATIONS ! Our own Fr. Corley was honored by the Foundation for Catholic Education for his faithful support of Catholic Education on April 5th, at the Hall of Fame Dinner at Springfield Country Club. He is grateful for Sister Virginia, Mrs. Mahon, Neva Denton and Dan Betzala for their ministry at BVM School.
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We are in need of food for the Aid for Friends.
Utensils needed for preparing the food
are available at the Rectory.
Please consider sharing with our friends in need.
Food Vouchers for Low Income Seniors
642 No. Broad St., Phila., income must
not exceed $21,978. Call 267-940-5501
The St. Charles Seminary's School of Theological Studies (STS).
is interested in obtaining opinions from a broad demographic range within our Archdiocese about its course offerings.
SISTER BETTY AND DEACON CHARLES_____________ SISTER BETTY has resigned from her role as parish nurse as of May 1st. Sister has been a big help in many, many ways. She will continue to be a member of our parish and volunteer to help with our events.
DEACON CHARLES will retire from his role as Deacon in May. He has been a great help in the merging of St. Louis Church with BVM parish.
At this time Sister Betty and Deacon Charles are not interested in having a social to thank them for their services.
We are honored to present
the statue entitled,
"Mary, Queen of Africa".
This statue was sculpted by a retired missionary, Rev. Leonard Carrieri, M.SS.CC.
BE SURE TO TELL YOUR FAMILY AND FRIENDS ABOUT
Our School’s100th Anniversary Celebration
October 15, 2017 -- at 11:00 AM (Mass & Open House).
November 24, 2017, dinner & dancing at
Springfield Country Club. Call Fr. Corley (610 583-2128)
or Sister Virginia ( 610-586-0638) .
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Catholic Charities >
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Sponsor a Student at BVM...If you could help a single parent pay tuition for his/her child attending BVM, contact Fr. Corley 610-583-2128. Another way is to give us the name, phone # and location of your employer (who if he contributes to the EITC or OSTC & designates a donation to sponsor a student at BVM) could receive a 70-90% tax crediton their PA income tax. We would have someone contact your employer & explain this program.Last year, Catholic Schools saved state and local agencies $24 billion!
~~ Holy Week ~~
Join the Giant Markets A+ school rewards programs.
Use the ID code 26741 for BVM School.
Call 888 448-4642 or giantfoodstores.com/plus
Blessed Virgin Mary - a parish ALIVE!
Blessed Virgin Mary Church
Consider joining our Adult Choir.
We practice every Sunday
at 10 AM in the choir loft.
"He who sings prays twice." -St. Augustine
Searching For God?
Hungry for some spiritual meaning
and purpose in your life?
If you do not belong to another church,
join us on Sunday at 11 AM