St. John Vianney Marches for Life! January 24, 2020
Join St. John Vianney as we sponsor a coach-bus day trip to Washington DC on Friday, January 24, 2020, for the 48th annual March for Life!
The March for Life is the largest pro-life rally in the United States with over 100,000 people in attendance. This annual event protests Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court’s 1973 landmark ruling that legalized abortion in the U.S.
If you would like to attend this parish trip in support of life, please contact Matt Robinson at mrobinson@sjvgladwyne.com.  The trip costs $25 per person to cover the cost of transportation.

 

Gwynedd Speaker Series Smart Gen

 

MOTHER BONIFACE SPIRITUALITY CENTER, 3501 Solly Avenue in northeast Philadelphia invites you to join us for a discussion on “How to Find True Happiness” on Saturday, February 8th from 9:30 am – 3:30 pm.
Did you know that the Beatitudes are the Lord’s recipe for happiness?  Are you also interested in learning about four kinds of happiness, four levels of happiness and three steps we can take to find pervasive, enduring and deep happiness?
Please join our presenters, Professor Kelly Anderson and Sister Sara Butler, MSBT, for a lecture, a “Credible Catholic” video presentation on “True Happiness.” (with self-evaluation & discussion) and lunch.  Fee:  $40 (includes noon luncheon).  To register call 267-350-1830 or 267-350-1831 or email – mbcretreat@msbt.org.  You can also visit our website at:  www.msbt.org/mbsc, look under upcoming events and print a registration form.  Please register by February 1, 2020.
On Saturday, February 15, 2020 from 9:30 am-3:30 pm Father Christopher M. Walsh, Pastor of St. Raymond of Penafort as well as the Chaplain for  Bishop McDevitt High School will lead a discussion entitled – “I want to pray, but…
Most Christians desire an active and fruitful prayer life but struggle to make the time for prayer.  Others struggle with what to do when they sit down to prayer, unsure of what to say or do.  Our day of retreat will offer practical strategies to approach beginning (or beginning again) a life of prayer.  The day will include a variety of prayer experiences from the Catholic Tradition a well as opportunities to talk about prayer and ask questions as we grow deeper in our relationship with the Lord Jesus.  No prayer experience needed, just a desire to encounter God’s love in new and wonderful ways.  The day will include the celebration of Mass.
There is a $40 registration fee (includes noon lunch).  To register call 267-350-1830 or 267-350-1831 or email – mbcretreat@msbt.org.  You can also visit our website at:  www.msbt.org/mbsc, look under upcoming events and print a registration form.  Please register by February 8, 2020.

Mount Saint Joseph Academy
The Mount, a catholic preparatory school for girls, invites all interested 7th grade girls to the 7th Grade Practice Test (Pre-HSPT) to be given on Saturday, March 21, 2020, 8:00 – 11:30 a.m.
The Pre-HSPT is a 7TH grade edition of the actual Scholarship/Entrance Exam given to eighth grade applicants
Registration is available online only.  Register at: www.msjacad.org/practicetest
You will receive registration confirmation via email.

FATHER JUDGE HIGH SCHOOL
Winter Open House-Thursday, January 30, 2020
Pre-register now on homepage @fatherjudge.comand click on Admissions Tab/8th Grade Admissions Process

Journey through the Alps-May6, 2020-June 4, 2020

 

The Pennsylvania Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program has been extended and applications are now available. There are new guidelines which will permit individuals that qualify to receive a rebate betweem $250 abd $650 from property taxes or rent paid last year. Funding for this rebate program is made possible by the Pennsylvania State Lottery Fund. This application must be filed by December 31, 2019. For more information or an application call United Social Services, Monday thru Friday, 10am-4pm at 215-923-1900.


Cranaleith Spiritual Center, 13475 Proctor Road, Philadelphia, PA 19116 is offering the following programs.To register go to www.cranaleith.org or call 215-934-6206. 

EVENING OF CONTEMPLATIVE PRAYER
Presenter: Maria DiBello, RSM
Dates: Mondays, Beginning September 30, 2019-June 22, 2020, Time: 7-8 p.m., Cost: Donation Join us for a simple time of quiet presence to the merciful heart of God within us and within our broken/blessed world. We will shelter the gift of silence with a guided invitation to prayer and the availability of supportive practices.
KNIT, CROCHET, PRAY TOGETHER
Facilitator: Cathy Maguire, RSM
Dates: Beginning September 3, 2019, (ongoing) 1st and 3rd Tuesdays, Time: 1-2:30 p.m., Cost: $7/session
Those of us who knit and crochet know its positive impact on our body, mind and spirit. Join us to continue a centuries-old tradition of blending creativity with reflection and sharing of life. Skills will be shared and fun had by all. Beginners welcome.