Please come to A Baby’s Breath Crisis Pregnancy Center’s 18th Annual Silent Auction & Dinner Reception – Saturday, October 26th 6:30 PM at the Crowne Plaza in King of Prussia, PA.    The auction features vacations, tickets to Phillies & Flyers games; restaurant gift certificates, gift baskets & more!   Rev. Stephen DeLacy will be the guest speaker and MC.  Tickets are $70 per person (complimentary beer, wine & soda included) For tickets and more info, please contact Kim Granito at 610-792-0737 or email

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul at IHM will be collecting used clothing and household goods through the services of GreenDrop Charitable Donations on: Saturday, November 9th from 3:30pm to 6:30pm and Sunday, November 10th from 7:00am to 1:00pm. Bring your donations in plastic bags or boxes to IHM parking lot. Look for the GreenDrop truck. Your donations will generate needed funds for SVDP. For a full list of acceptable items go to

BBishop McDevitt Fall Dates 2019

Bishop McDevitt Fall Open House 2019


Waldron Mercy Academy is a Catholic, coeducational, independent school were students from age 3 to grade 8 learn through the joy of discovery. Sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, our students engage in service learning from the minute they step through our doors. A Waldron Mercy students graduates well-rounded, excelling academically and socially.  Students are prepared to take on challenges through an enriched spiritual life and advanced technology.
Please attend an open house to learn more about the benefits of a Waldron Mercy education. Register for Tuesday, October 1 at 9:00 a.m. or Sunday, October 27 at 12:00 p.m. by emailing our Direct of Admissions, Sr. Joellen McDonnell, at

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

Presenters: Mary Anne Nolan, RSM and Marie Michele Donnelly, RSM
Dates: September 11, October 8 and 29, November 12 and 26, December 10, 2019,, Time: 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Cost: $30/session (includes lunch)
As we grow older, we become more conscious of the new realities that life holds for us. We invite you to come together and grow in community with others who are experiencing the process of aging. In a setting of prayer,peace and beauty we will share what is stirring in us, listen to valuable reflections and enter into prayer that will touch our hearts and spirits.
Presenter: Rev. Alison Cornish
Dates: Kick-Off: Saturday, September 21, 2019, Time: 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Cost: $35
Series: Sundays, October 20, November 3, 10, 17 and 24, 2019, Time: 3:30-5 p.m. Cost: $20/session
The Engaging Active Hope workshop series explores practical ways to address climate change. The series draws on the work of the eco-philosopher Joanna Macy and is about finding and offering our best response to the crisis of sustainability unfolding in our world..

Presenter: Patti Carabba
Date: Wednesday, November 13, 2019, Time: 7-9 p.m., Cost: $25
The season of Thanksgiving is a great time to shift our minds from scarcity to abundance. Living in a state of gratitude attracts abundance. Spend an evening with Patti to hear her story and share in each other’s stories, thus preparing yourself to be present to the spirit of Thanksgiving. Patti is a frequent presenter and the author of Please Pass the Gravy.
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.
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.


Gwynedd Mercy Academy High School will host its annual OPEN HOUSE on Sunday, October 13 from 11AM – 2PM. All 5th, 6th, 7th grade or high school girls interested in attending or transferring to Gwynedd are invited to attend with their parents explore the Gwynedd campus, interact with students and faculty, and learn about the great new academic programs, leadership and technology initiatives, and athletic opportunities now available for our students.  Register at
Entrance-Scholarship Exam: Saturday, October 5th or Sunday, October 20st from 9AM – 12:30PM. Register at
Visitation Days are now available for 8th grade girls. Schedule your visit at

Malvern Retreat House-Young Adult Retreats-9/12 & 10/18-19


Dear Friends of the SSJ Welcome Center,
It’s time to mark your calendar and save-the-date for our Annual Trivia Night. We know you’re very busy, which is why we’re letting you know about this event so far in advance.
What: SSJ Welcome Center Annual Trivia Night
Where: Norwood-Fontbonne Academy 8900 Norwood Avenue,
Philadelphia, PA
When: 11/2/2019 at 6 pm
Cost: $45 per ticket and $400 per table.
For more information please contact us at 215-634-1696 or
Looking forward to seeing you there!




                                                                        Bishop Kenrick 40th High School Reunion Class of 1979

                                                    Save the date: Sat. 10/19/19 at PJ Whelihan’s Blue Bell, PA. – private room.

                                                 More information to come at a later date.  Also  check out the BKHS FB page.