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REDISCOVER THE LOVE IN YOUR MARRIAGE! The Retrouvaille Marriage Program offers help for struggling marriages. It gives you the chance to rediscover yourself and your spouse. Tens of thousands of couples headed for divorce have successfully saved their marriages by attending a Retrouvaille weekend and the six post sessions that follow it. Retrouvaille is not just a social gathering or series of seminars, but rather a way to rediscover and rekindle the loving relationship in your marriage. The next program begins on the weekend of April 25-27 at the Family Life Center in Malvern, PA. For more information or to register go to www.HelpOurMarriage.com for call 1-800-470-2230. All calls are strictly confidential.
ARCHMERE ACADEMY OPEN HOUSE Archmere Academy 7th Grade Open House will be held Wednesday, April 30, 2014, at 7 PM in the Student Life Center. A great opportunity for 7th graders and their families to get a glimpse into the Archmere experience. Go to www.archmereacademy.com/7thgrade/register to register.
BEAUTY & THE BEAST Jr. St. Dorothy School presents their show on Friday, May 2nd at 7:30 PM, Sat. May 3rd at 7:30 PM & Sunday, May 4th at 3 PM. Students in 6th thru 8th grades will be performing under the direction of Mrs. Suzanne Bruce in our school gym. Please BE OUR GUEST, support our children and enjoy the show. Contact Lynn Hayes for tickets - $9 for adults & $6 for students. Email email@example.com or call (610) 853-0352.
BROTHERS OF BORROMEO VOCATION CONGRESS Brothers of Borromeo Vocation Congress, a summer day of fun, food, and formation for 6, 7, and 8th grade boys of the Archdiocese will be held at St. Charles Seminary on Wednesday, June 18, 2014. Cost is $25.00. To register go to www.HeedTheCall.org.
TAKE YOUR GAME TO THE NEXT LEVEL Bonner Prendie High School will begin fundamental instructions & training for quarterbacks, receivers, running backs, & tight ends on Sunday evenings, April 6th, 13th, 27th, and May 4th & 18th for 4th to 8th grade students from 6 to 7 PM, and 9th to 12th grade students from 7-8 PM. The cost is $165.00. Any questions call Coach Magee at (610) 329-3438 firstname.lastname@example.org.
O’HARA SPRING FAIR O'Hara’s Spring Fair will be held April 30th through May 3rd, Wed-Fri 6-10 PM and Saturday 2-10 PM. For advanced tickets order online at www.cohs.com or purchase at O’Hara's Main office. Any questions contact Patty Dwyer at email@example.com.
DAMES AT THE DUNES Notre Dame High School all class reunion will be held on Sunday, June 1st, at 12:30 PM at the Avalon Country Club in Avalon, New Jersey. Cost is $35.00. To register, go to www.damesatthedunes.ocm/reunion/Welcome.html.
ST. MARIA GORETTI HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1964 50TH REUNION St. Maria Goretti High School class of 1964 will hold their 50th reunion on Sunday, October 12, 2014 from 1 to 5 PM in Almonesson, New Jersey at Auletto’s Restaurant in Deptford. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and to purchase a ticket. Please spread the news.
MASS OF REMEMBRANCE On Monday, April 28th, at 7:30 PM, St. Dorothy Parish invites you to celebrate a Mass of Remembrance for anyone who has lost a child in pregnancy, childhood years, or adult life. They are all our children and we want to remember them with our love, our presence, and our alleluia! There will be light refreshments following the Liturgy in the annex. Please call (610) 789-7788 if you have any questions.
BICYCLE CAMP FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES I CAN BIKE CAMP will be held July 7 to 11, 2014. Attend only one 75 minute session per day located at The Academy of Notre Dame in Villanova. To be eligible to enroll riders must be at least eight years old, have a disability, and be able to walk without assistive device such as a walker or cane. Riders must be able to side-step quickly to both sides. Riders must have a minimum inseam measurements of 20 inches and weigh no more than 220 pounds. Cost of the camp is $225.00. For information, please contact email@example.com.
WALK MS FUNDRAISER Please join Marinelli’s Misfits at Maggie O’Neill’s in Drexel Hill on Saturday, April 5th from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM for a fundraiser benefitting the National MS Society. Marinelli’s Misfits, led by Drexel Hill local Jessica Marinelli, will be participating in Walk MS for the 5th straight year and in that time have raised over $50,000! Admission is $20.00 for adults, $10.00 for kids. There will be hot food offered and drink specials along with exciting raffle prizes, including Flyers tickets! Contact Jessica for more information or to join the team at firstname.lastname@example.org or (215) 284.4904. Hope to see you there!
ST. DOTS NIGHT AT THE PHILLIES Come join your fellow parishioners at St. Dot’s Night of the Phillies. Children from St. Dorothy School will be singing the National Anthem as the Phillies take on the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday, April 9th at 7:05 PM. All fans 15 and over will receive a McDonalds Opening Night t-shirt. To order tickets, go to www.phillies.com/stdorothys. We have $20.00 tickets and $30.00 tickets are available. Any questions, email Donna at email@example.com.
GUYS AND DOLLS The Society of Archbishop John Carroll High School is proud to present the high spirited, Tony award winning musical Guys and Dolls on April 3, 4, and 5 at 7 PM and a 2 PM matinee on Sunday, April 6, in the school auditorium. Cost is $10.00 at the door. For more information call (610) 688-7610, ext. 113.
ARCHMERE ACADEMY 7TH GRADE PRACTICE TEST The Archmere Academy 7th Grade Practice Test will be held on Saturday, April 5, 2014 at 9 AM in the Student Life Center. Purely a practice exam. To register go to www.archmereacademy.com/practicetest/register.
SAINT THOMAS MOORE COMMUNION BREAKFAST Saint Thomas Moore High School Alumni Association’s 33rd Annual Communion Breakfast will be held on April 27, 2014, at 9:15 AM at the Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul, 1724 Race Street, Philadelphia. Breakfast will be held at the Sheraton Franklin Plaza on 201 N. 17th Street. Cost is $25.00 per person. Call Bob Barbacane at (610) 789-2270 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
CELEBRATION OF DIVINE MERCY SUNDAY On April 27, 2014, St. Pius X Parish, 220 Lawrence Rd., Broomall, PA 19008, will be celebrating DIVINE MERCY SUNDAY. We invite all to come and experience the wonderful love and mercy of Our Lord Jesus Christ. Jesus said, “Whoever approaches the Fountain of Life on this day will be granted complete forgiveness of sins and punishment.” (Diary, 300) Devotions will begin at 2 PM with Rosary, The Chaplet of Divine Mercy, and Benediction. The Holy Sacrifice of the Mass will begin promptly at 3 PM. We warmly welcome ALL from neighboring parishes to join us for this special day of grace, mercy and reconciliation. ”Jesus I Trust in You.” Contact Cathy Jacobs at (610) 353-8117.
17TH ANNUAL KIWANIS NIGHT AT THE PHILLIES The 17th Annual Kiwanis Night at the Phillies will be held on Saturday, July 12, 2014, at 7:15 PM. To order game tickets from the Upper Main Line Kiwanis Club call Frank X. Werner, Sr. at (610) 608-4235.
BONNER & PRENDIE GOLF OUTING Bonner & Prendie Golf Outing, Monday April 21, 2014, at Bala Golf Club. Cost is $95.00 per person (paid in advance), four person team scramble, and shot gun start at 1PM, great food, beverages, and prizes. Reserve your place (single, foursome or more) Contact Dennis Murray at (610) 322-3366 or email@example.com. Come out and reunite with some friends.
SAINT LUCY DAY SCHOOL FOR CHILDREN WITH VISUAL IMPAIRMENTS Archbishop Ryan Academy of the Deaf will have an Irish Day Celebration on March 29, 2014 from noon to 4 PM in the Holy Innocents Parish Center, 4251 L. Street, Philadelphia, featuring Irish music, fun, prizes, and lots of food. Cost is $10.00 for adults and $5.00 for children. For more information, call (215) 289-4220.
1st ANNUAL NICOLE GALLO SUNSHINE & BUBBLES 5K WALK/1MILE KID RUN The 1st Annual Nicole Gallo Sunshine & Bubble 5k walk/1 mile kid run will be held on Sunday, March 30th, at 2 PM. For registration, go to Runtheday.com. All proceeds benefit the Nicole Gallo Sunshine Scholarship. If you have any questions, send an email to Sunshineandbubbles721@gmail.com.
LITTLE SISTERS OF THE POOR SPRING CONCERT - SCYTHIAN Chase the winter blues away by coming to the Little Sisters of the Poor’s Spring Concert, featuring the Irish group, Scythian. Support the needy elderly of Holy Family Home while enjoying high-energy, interactive music, ranging from traditional and contemporary Celtic and folk music to alluring, dramatic strains of Gypsy and Eastern European tunes! Concert will be held at Villanova University’s Jake Nevin Field House on Saturday, April 5. Doors open at 6 PM. General admission is $50.00 per person and includes food and beverages. Please send orders to: Holy Family Home Dept. PB 5300 Chester Avenue Philadelphia, PA, 19143
ST. LAURENCE & ST. ALICE REUNION St. Laurence Church, Highland Park, Upper Darby, will host an All Class Reunion for St. Laurence/St. Alice former parishioners, alumni, and parishioners on April 5, 2014 in the parish hall from 6 to 11 PM with an Alumni Mass at 5 PM. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
ARTS AND CATHOLIC EDUCATION SPRING CONCERT The Arts and Catholic Education Spring Concert will be held on Sunday, April 6th, 2014 at 2 PM in St. Dorothy Church. Come join us as we give Praise to God’s Gifts through music, dance, and song. Look for more information in the near future.
ST. DOROTHY’S ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION ANNUAL GOLF OUTING April 11, 2014 Get your foursomes and checks in by March 1 and pay only $125 versus $135. If you have any questions, please contact Jack Flaherty at email@example.com.
ST. DOT’S HOME AND SCHOOL ASSOCIATION DESIGNER BAG BINGO Okay, ladies! Get your family, friends and neighbors ready for a fun night out! Friday, May 9th, the St. Dot's Home and School Association will be hosting Designer Bag Bingo in the school gym. The cost is $25 in advance and $30 at the door (BYOB and snacks). Dessert, soda, water, and paper products will be provided. Great raffle prizes and 50/50! Tickets go on sale in early March. Stay tuned for more information!
2014 ST. DOT’S CHALLENGE The 2014 St. Dot’s Challenge will be held on Saturday, May 31 this year. In addition to the 5k race, we’ll also have a 1 mile family walk, a kid’s 1 mile race (“Kid’s K”), and the Dot’s Dash (400m) for those that are K to 2nd Grade. Our race expo will be held Friday evening, May 30 from 5 to 8 PM in the St Dot's gym, where you'll be able to pick up your race packet, register for the race, and check-out the vendor tables for health & fitness tips and a few goodies. This year we’ll again have the disposable electronic bib chip timing and the high quality tech shirts for the first 200 registered 5k runners.
PILGRIMAGE TO PARIS, LOURDES & FATIMA Make 2014 extraordinary! You’re invited to experience a life-changing Journey of Joy to the Marian Shrines of Paris, Lourdes & Fatima led by Rev. Anthony Costa. This 11 day pilgrimage departs June 22 and returns July 2, 2014 and includes nonstop flights from Philadelphia International Airport, first class hotel accommodations, most meals, daily Mass, and time for prayer and spiritual reflection. For more information contact, Denise Hay at Grand View Tours at (610) 361-7979 or firstname.lastname@example.org.