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  • 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time SING A NEW CHURCH Singing Circles of Color The Singing Circles of Color symbol above represents our Theme. Notice (color version at www.stphilip.org and Church Banner) the dynamic relationships that each individual circle and a variety of combinations of circles sha... [Read more]
  • 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time SING A NEW CHURCH Singing Circles of Color The Singing Circles of Color symbol above represents our Theme. Notice (color version at www.stphilip.org and Church Banner) the dynamic relationships that each individual circle and a variety of combinations of circles sha... [Read more]
  • 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time SING A NEW CHURCH: Week IV Singing Circles of Color The Singing Circles of Color symbol above represents our Theme. Notice (color version at www.stphilip.org and Church Banner) the dynamic relationships that each individual circle and a variety of combinations of ... [Read more]
  • 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time SING A NEW CHURCH: Week III Singing Circles of Color The Singing Circles of Color symbol above represents our Theme. Notice (color version at www.stphilip.org and Church Banner) the dynamic relationships that each individual circle and a variety of combinations of ... [Read more]
  • 21ST SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME August 21, 2018 Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, The Pennsylvania Grand Jury Report issued on August 14, 2018 was profoundly upsetting to every person of good will. The abuses described in the report are criminal and morally reprehensible. They show a heartb... [Read more]
  • 20TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME BETWEEN HEAVEN AND MIRTH BY JAMES MARTIN, S.J. FOR THE NEXT FEW WEEKS THIS COLUMN WILL FEATURE EXCERPTS FROM THE BOOK BETWEEN HEAVEN AND MIRTH: WHY JOY, HUMOR AND LAUGHTER ARE AT THE HEART OF SPIRITUAL LIFE WEEK 2 Kuschel, the German theology professor, has a tw... [Read more]
  • 19TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME BETWEEN HEAVEN AND MIRTH BY JAMES MARTIN S.J. FOR THE NEXT FEW WEEKS THIS COLUMN WILL FEATURE EXCERPTS FROM THE BOOK BETWEEN HEAVEN AND MIRTH. As a Catholic priest and Jesuit, I’ve come across a surprising number of spiritually aware people who are, in a word, g... [Read more]
  • 17TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME MARRIAGE IN THE CATHOLIC CHURCH Marriage, more properly called in the Roman Catholic Church: The Holy Sacrament of Matrimony, is one of the Seven Sacraments of the Church. Even though the words Marriage and Matrimony are frequently used interchangeably, there is signif... [Read more]
  • 16TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME SACRED SAUNTERING AND HOLY LOLLYGAGGING "Where did you go?" "Out." "What did you do?" "Nothing." There you have it: the cloud of suspicion that has hung over sauntering and lollygagging for years, and not just among the parents of teenagers. Little wonder. ... [Read more]
  • THE NATIVITY OF ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST THANK YOU FOR FATHER JULIO "THAT IS ALSO TRUE" When you live and work with someone their unique verbal expressions become a part of the fabric of your life. Father Julio in his bosso profundo voice, often exclaims after a statement is offered, "That Is Also Tr... [Read more]
  • 11TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME JUNE 17, 2018 BLESSING PRAYER FOR FATHER’S DAY Blessed are You, Lord and Father of All Life, who has given to us the gift of the father of our family. Today, we honor him, and we thank You for the numerous good things that are ours because of him. His love for us... [Read more]
  • 10TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME CONGRATULATIONS YOU ARE INVITED TO CONGRATULATE AND THANK FR. JULIO Bishop Serratelli has named Fr. Julio Barrios Chaplain of De Paul High School in Wayne for the 2018 – 2019 academic year. Fr. Julio will take residence in the Church of the Annunciation in Wayne. Fr.... [Read more]