Check back to this page often for news on upcoming parish and community events. Please scroll down all the way, as the events might not be order by date.
BONNER/PRENDERGAST HIGH SCHOOL PROUDLY PRESENTS Anything Goes Shows are on March 20, 21, 27 and 28 at 7:30 PM and there is one matinee performance on March 22 at 2:00 PM. For tickets, please call (610) 259-0280, ext. 1312.
REGISTRATION For Parish Religious Program (PREP) (formally CCD) Registration for September 2015 in our Parish Religious Education Program, (PREP),
Will take place on Sunday, March 22. If you have a child who will be in Kindergarten or First grade this September you need to come to the gym, in the school building between 8:30 and 9:40AM. If you can’t come that day you can come to the Religious Education Office in the annex under the Church from 9AM till Noon and from 1:30 PM till 4:15 PM. This registration is for new students only. Needed for registration: 1. you must be a registered member of the Parish 2. have a copy of your child’s baptismal certificate if not baptized at St. Dorothy 3. supplies fee - $90.00 for one child and $140.00 for two or more.
A payment plan can be arranged.
Re-Registration for children already in the program should be made that day by paying the fee for the year. You do not have to fill out new forms.
2ND ANNUAL NICOLE GALLO SUNSHINE & BUBBLES 5K 5K Run/Walk & 1 Mile Kid’s Fun Run Join us for a Memorial Mass on March 28th at 4:30 PM and the run on Sunday, March 29th at 2:00 PM. All proceeds benefit the Nicole Gallo Sunshine Scholarship through Monsignor Bonner/Archbishop Prendergast Catholic High School. Register at www.runsignup.com/races (Search Nicole Gallo). Questions or to sponsor email us at SunshineAndBubbles721@gmail.com.
ANNUAL EASTER EGG HUNT The Pilgrim Gardens/Aronimink Civic Association Annual Easter Egg Hunt will be next Sunday, March 29th at 1:00 pm at Aronimink Elementary School for children up to ages 11. Rain or Shine (No Rain Date). This event is FREE to all 2015 PGA Civic Association Members- 2015 Family Fee is $10.00. Non-members $3.00 per child. Membership Forms will be available at the Hunt. For forms or questions, please contact Amy Santora at Asantora109@hotmail.com or (610) 955-7975. Don’t forget to bring your Easter basket!
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.
LITTLE SISTERS OF THE POOR SPRING CONCERT - SCYTHIAN Have fun while helping us raise much needed funds for the elderly poor of Holy Family Home. Concert will be held at Villanova University’s Jake Nevin Field House on Saturday, April 11. Doors open at 6:00 PM. General admission is $50 per person, ($20 students, $10 ages 12 and under) and includes food and beverages.
Please send orders to: Holy Family Home, Dept. PB 5300 Chester Ave. Philadelphia, PA 19143
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.