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Blessing of Pets - Feast of St. Francis of Assisi, Saturday, October 4 - All pets and their humans are invited! Come at 5:00PM to the garden in front of the Rectory!
Collegium Institute for Catholic Thought and Culture offers lectures, workshops, and meetings of interest to thinking Catholics. Next Event: "How to Redesign an American Metropolis: Water, Transportation, and Land Use in the Notre Dame Plan of Chicago 2109." A Luncheon Lecture with Professor Philip Bess. October 2, 12 Noon in Houston Hall 218, Ben Franklin Room. For more info, write firstname.lastname@example.org. Or visit the Collegium Institute's website: www.collegiuminstitute.org.
Gospel of St. Matthew, New Testament Bible Study: This Group meets on Sunday after the 9:30AM Mass (at 10:30AM), upper level lounge, Newman Center. The 200-page Study Binder (cost $35) is comprehensive and could be used for independent study. For more information, contact email@example.com or 267-228-2559.
Pray the Rosary! All are welcome to stop in to the Chapel, Upper Level, Newman Center, 3720 Chestnut Street to pray the Rosary on Tuesday evenings at 7:30PM.
Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius: Are you facing important decisions? Do you want to experience greater freedom and joy, drawing closer to God? Come to one of two orientation meetings: Sunday, October 5 at 11:30AM at Assumption Convent, 1001 S. 47th Street; or Monday, October 6 at 7:30PM in the Newman Center. The exercises will meet on Sundays and/or Monday evenings from October 2014 until April 2015. For further information: firstname.lastname@example.org; 267-228-2559.
Children's Religious Education / Sacramental Preparation: For information, please contact Doug at email@example.com or 267-228-2559.
For People Seeking Recovery - Narcotics Anonymous (NA): Four meetings every week in the Church Hall (enter at the rear of the Church through the parking lot). Beginners Meeting (Mondays 7-8:15PM); Speaker & Discussion Meeting (Mondays, 8:30-10PM); WAIT Meeting (Fridays, 7-8:15PM); Step Meeting (Fridays, 8:30-10PM). For more information: visit www.naworks.org or call 215-629-6757.
RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults): Are you interested in becoming Catholic? Or in learning more about the Catholic Faith? Come to RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults) which introduces adults to the Catholic faith and way of life. RCIA begins Sunday, October 5, 3:45PM-5:15PM, Newman Center. Regardless of your religious background, whether you already know you want to become Catholic or simply wish to learn more, RCIA will help. This program is also for Catholics who have not received First Communion and/or Confirmation. To register or for more info, contact Andrew at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Meditation/Centering Prayer: You are welcome to join this small ecumenical group which meets in the Newman Center on Wednesdays from 6:00 to 7:00PM. For the schedule and information about the group and about learning to pray in the Christian contemplative tradition, please contact Tom Connolly at 484-995-4046 or email@example.com.
Volunteers needed for Liturgical Ministries: We need Acolytes, Lectors, Musicians, Choir Members, and Ushers. If you are interested in helping in any capacity with these ministries, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
38th Street Stained Glass Windows: Walk along 38th Street between Chestnut and Sansom and view our stained glass windows! We thank those who contributed to these windows. If you are interested in contributing to the restoration of additional windows, please write to email@example.com.