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 27
th - 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.

     (See slideshow below.)        

 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       >
Click here to view video of all the many ways
Catholic Charities, with your donations, helps those in need.

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 taxWe 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 Church in Darby

 Blessed Virgin Mary - a parish ALIVE!

Blessed Virgin Mary Church


      1101 Main Street                                                                                          Rectory   610-583-2128
      Darby, Pa   19023-1407                                                                                     Fax          610-583-9829


Consider joining our Adult Choir.

We practice every Sunday
         at 10 AM
in the choir loft.

"He who sings prays twice." -St. Augustine

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       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