03-26-20: Papal event this Friday; St. Patrick's Day pictures; Spotlight on Bob McCandless; and more
Pope Francis offers a special liturgy from the Vatican
Friday March 27, 1pm Eastern time
"Archbishop Perez requests all the faithful who are able to join in this special service, which will livestream on
. The Holy Father will offer a very special papal blessing and plenary indulgence to all who attend.
I invite all our parishioners to join the universal Church in this solemn event."
Msgr. Francis W. Beach
Join the Papal Liturgy at 1pm on Friday
Videos of Sunday Mass and daily reflections
Many parishioners have sent notes of thanks to Monsignor for offering the Mass and reflections via video. Keep in touch with your priests and deacons by watching their videos.
Videos appear on:
Monsignor's update page:
Click for videos and updates
Our Lent page also has
links to Mass online
Designer Bag Bingo
Friday, May 8 at the Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa
Proceeds support the good works of the St. Vincent de Paul Society.
Great prizes and lots of fun! See the attached flyer for details.
Designer Bag Bingo flyer
St. Jude Bulletin Page
Highlights for March 29:
Monsignor's column: "The Light shines through the darkness"
Pope Francis's prayer to end the Coronavirus, and Plenary Indulgence
Message from our Director of Parish Faith Formation
See the flyer below for more details!
Knight at the Races Flyer 2020
Many thanks to Charlie Gross, Ed Molloy, and their team of volunteers for putting together an evening full of great music, food, and fun at the St. Patrick's Day party on March 7. More than 150 people attended
. We also had fun after Mass with a St. Patty's hat! Go to our
St. Patrick's Day Party page
to see more pictures.
Our annual Fundraiser ends April 3!
Order spring bulbs and flowers, and help the school in the process!
This organization gives back 50% to the school.
Please view their catalog and order online at
Please use the button below to conveniently send in your Sunday offering.
Thank you for your continued generosity!
Go to our E-Giving portal
Questions? Call Walter Wojcik, Parish Accounting Manager, at 215-822-0179.
American Red Cross Blood Drive
Monday, April 13 (day after Easter)
2pm - 7pm in the St. Jude School Cafeteria
To register go to: RedCrossBlood.org use Sponsor: StJude
or Call 215-534-6392
A blood drive is an essential activity, as outlined by the CDC and the FDA. It is an imperative part of community health and public preparedness plans to maintain blood collection during this challenging time to ensure patient survival.
Sign up to give blood
Bob and Charlotte have been in the parish almost since the beginning. Read Bob's interview, where he shares some fascinating life stories.
Read Bob's interview
How we should respond to the Coronavirus restrictions
Fr. Mike tells us about his emergency evacuation from the Holy Land and how we as Catholics should focus on our "sphere of influence" rather than our "sphere of interest."
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on Thursday, March 26 at 7:00PM