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Coronavirus Information

Hello everyone,

As has been the case, our civil and Church leaders' response to the COVID-19 situation is continuing to develop. We at A.B.V.M. are committed to keeping you updated. Please read the following important information below.

Recently, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia announced that Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez has suspended all public Masses in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia effective at 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 18th and until further notice. Archbishop Pérez said, “As the Archbishop of Philadelphia, my first priority is to ensure the health and welfare of those entrusted to the pastoral and temporal care of our Church. So, in light of the developing Coronavirus pandemic, a decision has been made to suspend the public celebration of all Masses in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia for the time being."

Rev. James M. Cox
World Day for Consecrated Life

In 1997, Pope Saint John Paul II instituted a day of prayer for women and men in consecrated life. This celebration is attached to the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord on February 2nd. This Feast is also known as Candlemas Day; the day on which candles are blessed symbolizing Christ who is the light of the world. So too, those in consecrated life are called to reflect the light of Jesus Christ to all peoples. The celebration of World Day for Consecrated Life is transferred to the following Sunday in order to highlight the gift of consecrated persons for the whole Church.

Rev. James M. Cox
Day of Prayer

In response to the pro-choice movement, the United States bishops have decreed January 22 as a day of prayer in atonement for the scourge of abortion and petition for the sake of the unborn. Please consider attending daily Mass that day or adopt some spiritual exercise if Mass is not possible.

Deacon Robert McElwee
Christmas Mass Schedule

Join us this Christmas at the following times:

* Vigil: 4pm, 8pm, and midnight

* Morning: 9am, 11am

Rev. James M. Cox
Children's Christmas Choir Begins

Practice begins this week, click for more information.

Celie Adams
Parish Picnic

Hey all, don't forget we have our annual parish picnic coming up this Sunday! See you there 3-6pm

Sebastian Vom Woodbury (R.I.P.)
Blue Ribbon of Excellence!

Congratulations to Cardinal Foley Regional School for being awarded the Blue Ribbon School of Excellence award!

Rev. James M. Cox
Couples continue to grow in their marriage!

Saturday, September 14, many couples came together for fresh, home-cooked food. Old friends and new friends gathered around red-clothe covered tables ornamented by beautiful flowers to delight in the gift of the other before joining speaker Bill Donaghy's presentation on the joy and challenges of married life

Rev. Seán Loomis
Cana's Vineyard

Join married couples of all ages as we gather together for dinner, marriage enrichment, and great group discussion. Baby sitting available!

Rev. Seán Loomis
Summer CHALLENGE! gatherings begin

THIS FALL, starting September 18th, Fr. Loomis will meet with all those interested in taking a close look at this year's selection to draw out powerful insights, subtle treasures, and discuss what these truths mean for us now.

Rev. Seán Loomis
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