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!
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.
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!
Archbishop Charles J. Chaput & Monsignor Joseph M. Corley
were honored by the Redemptoris Mater Archdiocesan
Missionary Seminary at a benefit dinner, June 7th, 2019
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
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
Prayer, Service, and Joy!
BVM Luncheon for our Police and Front Line Workers!
BVM Ice Cream/Talent Show Night!
The Ambassadors for Father Augustus Tolton
Pray the Rosary
Blessed Virgin Mary - a parish ALIVE!
BVM'S Journey to Easter
2018 Christmas Pageant
Presented by the Students of BVM School
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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!
The Mass to Celebrate
the 100th Anniversary of Blessed Virgin MarySchool
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)
Blessed Virgin Mary Church
Celebrating over 100 years of Faith, Hope, Love and Community.