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SACRED HEART PARISH THRIFT SHOP Sacred Heart Parish in Clifton Heights will have a Thrift Shop sale on Saturday, May 9, 2015 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM in the parish convent at 300 E. Berkley Ave, Clifton Heights. There is also a large assortment of baked goods at our Bake Sale. For information, call (610) 623-0409.
. COME AND SEE RETREAT The Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia will hold a “Come and See Retreat” weekend on May 15-17 at Our Lady of Angels Convent, Aston, PA. Single women, ages 18-45 are invited to spend time with the sisters. Contact Sr. Christopher Marie Wagner, OSF at (610) 558-6789 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please make reservations by May 4th.
ST. JOSEPH IN THE HILLS RETREAT A Weekend Retreat offers many opportunities: to know God better, to know your church better, to know your neighbor better, to know yourself better. Think about it. Retreat Weekend is June 5,6,7 at St. Joseph’s in the Hills, Malvern PA. For more info, contact us at www.malvernretreat.com or parishioner Chris Murray at (610) 999-7885 or email@example.com.
BROADWAY BOUND THEATER CAMP Broadway Bound, the Musical Theater Camp, will be rolling into St. Dorothy’s this June 22 to June 27th. The camp hours are 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, Monday through Friday and price per camper is still $175.00. This year’s show is the ALL AMERICAN CABARET - young performers band together to save St. Regis School from closing by putting on a show to raise money! Singing, dancing, acting and comedy all come together to save their beloved school! For more information, please contact William Mayo (St. Dorothy’s Music Instructor) at (610) 888-1870 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
GRIEF TO GRACE Healing the Wounds of Abuse is a spiritual program for anyone who has suffered degradation or violation through physical, emotional, sexual, or spiritual abuse. A weekend retreat will be held June 28 thru July 3, 2015 in Aston, PA. Dr. Theresa Burke who is the founder of Rachel’s Vineyard-retreats for healing after abortion, composed the program and will serve as the facilitator for this retreat. Visit www.grieftograce.org. To request an application contact email@example.com or call (610) 203-2002.
MERION MERCY ACADEMY EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES College Counselor Position - Full-time to assist students and parents with the college process. Minimum 3 years experience and Bachelor’s Degree.
English Teacher Position - Full-time for teaching literature and writing. Degree and certification required. Experience preferred.
VILLA MARIA 7TH GRADE PRACTICE TEST Villa Maria located in Malvern will hold a Practice Entrance Exam for all interested 7th graders on Saturday, May 2 from 9:00 AM to 12:30 PMpm. For info, call (610) 644-2551 ext. 1020 or online at www.vmahs.org.
HOST FAMILIES NEEDED Host families are needed for several international students who would like to attend Cardinal O’Hara Catholic High School for the upcoming school year. These F-1 visa students speak English, have medical insurance, and have their own pocket money for personal expenses. Host families provide room and board and receive a generous monthly hosting stipend. Call Alli Lipson at (610) 360-7780.
PART TIME SECRETARY NEEDED There is an opening for a Part-time Secretary at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary for 2.5 days a week. Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel & Word), strong organizational skills, 2 years plus experience, ability to take and transcribe minutes, college degree preferred. Send resume to Cait Kokolus at firstname.lastname@example.org.
HELP WANTED FOR HOLY FAMILY HOME Director of Nursing: BSN, PA license, preferred experience as a Director of Nursing. Must have 3 years experience as a Registered Nurse with background in Geriatrics.
Part/Full Time MDS Coordinator: RN experienced with MDS 3.0, care planning process and Point Click Care software.
SPRING EVENTS FOR MONSIGNOR BONNER ARCHBISHOP PRENDERGAST ALUMNI Softball Alumnae vs Varsity Game Saturday, May 9 - 1:00 PM For more information, email EOrsborn@cyedc.org.
DISCOVER THE RICHES OF THE MASS In a Biblical Walk Through the Mass, you will come to know and understand the Mass like never before. You will discover the rich meanings behind why we say what we say and do during the Liturgy. The words and gestures of the Mass will be seen in a new light, leading you to a more meaningful, more fruitful worship experience.
Join us on Saturdays April 25 thru May 30 (except May 23) at 9:30 AM in St. Charles Borromeo Parish Center. Cost of materials is $20. Register by Monday, April 20th, contact Kathy Kozak at (610) 259-4389 or email@example.com.
VERA BRADLEY BINGO Don Guanella and Providence Village are planning a Vera Bradley Bingo for Sunday, April 26 from 1:00 to 5:00 PM at the DPV Day Program, 10 Fatima Drive, Secane. Tickets are $25 in advance & $30 at the door. Call Ginny Fisher at (484) 475-2503. All proceeds will be used to support our day program.
SUMMER CAMPS AT ACADEMY OF NOTRE DAME Pre-K through High School Camps begin this June and include: Future Stars Camp for girls and boys ages 4 to 13; i2 Camp, a STEM inspired camp for girls and boys ages 5 to 8th Grade, and various Sports Camps for girls in all grades. For info contact Madeleine Harkins at firstname.lastname@example.org.
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY A religious retirement center is seeking a Dining Room Server for 36 hours bi-weekly, for the 8 AM to 2 PM shift. To apply, contact Jeanette Todd-Marrone at (610) 525-9900, ext. 656; or email email@example.com or fax (610) 525-7752.
BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUP Our Parish offers an 8 week Bereavement Support Group to begin on Tuesday, March 17th at 7:30 PM in the Library (church annex). All are welcome, especially those who have lost a loved one in the past 6-24 months. There is an experienced group leader, on- site parking and no fee. For information or to register, call Trish Sullivan at (610) 789-7257 or Kathie McGonigal, RN at (267) 603-9512.
EMPLOYMENT POSITION A Catholic long-term care facility in Philadelphia is looking for an experienced Grant Writer to solicit funds from foundations, corporations, and major donors for the operating and capital needs of the Home. There are also openings for a Director of Nursing and MDS Coordinator. Both need to have knowledge of long term health care. Please send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
GOLDEN GIRLS MURDER MYSTERY AND LUNCHEON St. Madeline Parish on Sunday, March 22 at 12 Noon, Tickets cost $39.00 thru February 1 then $45 until March 13. Lunch provided by Capozzoli Catering. Call the Rectory at (610) 532-6880 or call Carole and Paul at (610) 461-0443.
LITTLE SISTERS OF THE POOR The Little Sisters of the Poor need volunteers to serve 2 hours a week changing the bed linens of the residents of the Holy Family home in Philadelphia. Please call (215) 729-5153 and ask for Sister Veronica if you are able to give service to this wonderful home.
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED AT MERCY FITZGERALD The Spiritual Care Department at Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital is hoping and praying for a few volunteers to minister to our patients. We need people to visit our patients, offer prayer and the Holy Eucharist. We need volunteers on Mondays and weekends for about 2 hours. Please call Nancy at (610) 237-4760. Thank you.
6TH ANNUAL ST. DOT’S ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION GOLF OUTING The 6th Annual St. Dorothy Athletic Association Golf Outing will be held on April 10, 2015. To reserve a spot, contact Jack Flaherty at Theflahertys@msn.com.