​​​2018 Christmas Pageant
​Presented by the Students of BVM School


  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!       (2017)



                       Good News!                   

Our Pastor, Rev. Joseph M. Corley, has been named monsignor by Pope with the title Chaplain of His Holiness, the archdiocese announced Monday, Nov. 6, 2017.  

        Care for young people and the faithful of urban parishes has marked the ministry of Father Corley. From working in the Office for Youth and Young Adults in the 1980s to stints teaching at Cardinal O’Hara and Hallahan high schools through the ‘90s, Father Corley has served since 1998 as pastor of B.V.M. Parish in Darby. He also currently serves on the College of Consultors and Council of Priests, is dean of the Eastern Delaware County Deanery and is rector of Villa St. Joseph, the retirement community in Darby for elderly and infirm priests.

       The honors were conferred during a vespers service with the new monsignors, other priests, bishops and guests on Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017
in the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul in Philadelphia.

We are so proud of you, Father Corley,
​and we add,
  Deo gratias!   -  WELL DESERVED!

​​MSGR. JOSEPH M. CORLEY MEMORIAL DONATIONS

A memorial account has been started at BVMin memory of Msgr. Corley to benefit the school/parish.
     Checks can be made out to “BVM" and in the subject line:                            “Msgr. Corley's Memorial Fund".
     Checks can be sent to:  BVM Rectory,  1101 Main Street
      Darby, PA 19023-1407     ATTN: Mrs. Anne Fuhs

THANKS - FROM THE PARISH STAFF

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BVM Ice Cream/Talent Show Night!

I CANNOT BELIEVE:
That some leaders of our country will not defend the life of a child who survives abortion and is outside the womb.   JMC

 Pictorial Memories of  the BVM Community 

United in Christ

in

Prayer, Service, and Joy!



    

 BVM Luncheon for our Police and Front Line Workers!


Pray the Rosary

Above, are some of the photos taken at the beautiful Masses, and the tribute given by the people of BVM and others who were touched by the life of   Msgr. Joseph M. Corley.

 Blessed Virgin Mary - a parish ALIVE!

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Archbishop Charles J. Chaput & Monsignor Joseph M. Corley

were honored by the Redemptoris Mater Archdiocesan  
 Missionary Seminary at a benefit dinner, June 7th, 2019

 BVM School...

Where we strive for EXCELLENCE!
We are so excited to announce that
Blessed Virgin Mary School has a
Neumann Scholar! 
Congratulations, Elwin!  Elwin has been awarded
a four-year, tuition- paid scholarship to the
Archdiocesan High School of his choice!   

BVM School and Church Community are so proud of your achievements!!

And to his brother, Elrid:  
                                    
Elrid was Valedictorian of his graduating class
!
Elrid Serrao, a graduate of  BVM Elementary School
  and Msgr. Bonner/Prendergast High School     
We are so proud of you, Elrid!


Blessed Virgin Mary Church

The Ambassadors for Father Augustus Tolton

​visit BVM!

  BVM'S Journey to Easter


Celebrating over 100 years of  Faith, Hope, Love and Community.




 JUNE 29th 2020 marked one year without Msgr. Corley. If you have a favorite quote/ saying of his to be remembered, please contact Anne at bvmrectory2@rcn.com.

The Mass to Celebrate

the 100th Anniversary of Blessed Virgin MarySchool

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


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.  

    October 27, 2019 ~ Celebrating at a Social remembering
                         Msgr. Joseph M. Corley's birthday!