237 N 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103 • Phone: 215-563-0979
A simple prayer: "Lord, even as we enjoy the Super Bowl football game, help us be mindful of those who are without a bowl of soup to eat" is inspiring a youth-led movement to help hungry and hurting people around the world.
Souper Bowl of Caring is dedicated to tackling all of the issues that exist in your communities, including poverty, hunger and homelessness.
Come Celebrate with us Women's Day Party at the fellowship hall of St. John's Church. We will provide food, soft drinks and music. Bring your own alcoholic beverages as they are not included. There will be Free Parking at the Catholic Church accross the street from our Church.
The Charity and Benevolence Committee
Are collecting funds to help a family or a small business in Port Arkansas, Texas, which took the brunt of Hurricane Harvey. Donations for Hurricane Harvey victims can be mailed to the church or dropped off at the candle stand. Please write Hurricane Harvey in the memo area of the check.
Also, our committee has decided to help out an organization called Sunday Breakfast Mission. It is a transitional housing facility very near to our church. They need toiletries, clothing, and people to help serve lunch or dinner occasionally (a two hour commitment that we will set up. Contact Sandi Fiss or Fr. Brooks if you are able to help.
A sheet is posted in the side vestibule. Father Brooks intends to visit on Thursdays and Saturdays. Please pick a date and time and sign up. If you notice someone has signed up on the same date but lives far from you, please pick another date. As always if you are unable to schedule a visitation on Thursday or Saturday, Father Brooks encourages you to contact him directly 215-563-0979 or email fr.brooks to schedule an alternate date.