Agnes Bauerlein recently passed away due to complications from Alzheimer’s disease. You can read more about her life in her Inquirer Obituary. Let’s add to that Agnes’ own words: “My personal acquiescent acceptance of the events that lead to a war in Southeast Asia will forever remind me that commitment to family does not preclude commitment to the […]
During the month of November, we will be remembering all the Holy Men and Women who have gone before us in faith. You will notice that icons have been placed around our church. We invite you to spend some time reflecting on these images. In addition, we will be using the image of a Retablo. […]
The Philadelphia Family Unity Network (PFUN) is a coalition that worked with the Mayor’s administration and local advocates to successfully end all Philadelphia Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) holds in April 2014. We are immigrant community leaders and young people, documented and undocumented, allies, grassroots immigrant organizations, advocates for the needs of victims and witnesses […]
A great big THANK YOU from the Sister Parish Ministry – more than $3,500 was raised through the “Pins for Potties” bowling event held to help fund for the latrine-building project in Las Anoñas. Thank you to the many parishioners who made donations to support this project! Please continue to pray for the delegation traveling […]
Reflections from a Lector In this holiest of seasons, we Christians are called to celebrate the love God showed for us by grafting us onto the “olive tree” of those first called into a sacred covenant relationship with God: the Jewish people (Romans 11). It is hard for us to hear that our Christian faith […]
The Youth and Young Adult Ministry is leading a Stations of the Cross this coming Saturday 3/28 at 1:30pm. Following the Stations, there is an Easter Egg Hunt. Bring your family and enjoy the fun! Baskets, egg decorating, food, fun, games, and more!
By Parishioner Aurora Camacho de Schmidt, with Nicole Kligerman of the New Sanctuary Movement of Philadelphia How do we, as a Catholic community, respond to the truth of Christ, the migrant and the call of our Lord to welcome the stranger? We manifest this truth and respond to His call in. all aspects of our ministry—pastoral […]
We are so excited to launch the new website for St. Vincent De Paul Catholic Community here in Germantown. As you can see, however, we are in desperate need for some photos! We need pictures of the building, parishioners, events, ministry activities, and so on. If you have some you would like to send, please […]