The Focus @ Saint Miriam: September 6th 2015

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Join us in Prayer….

Mary Grace, Father Bryan, John, Jim, Karen, Christine, Kathleen, Joe, Robert, Our Building  Campaign, Greg and Paul, Louise, Anthony, Dylan, Cindy, Father Bryan, Vivian, Bridget, Maureen, Chris and Marie, Ruth.
 

Saint Miriam Life & News!

Today we … honor the Twenty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time and Labor Day Weekend!

New Mass Times Begin Today.  With our new location comes new Mass Times! Starting today, Sunday, September 6th, they will be:
 
Early Mass: 7:30am
Family Mass: 9:00am
Morning Mass: 11:00am
Late Mass: 4:30pm
 
PREP Returns for the Fall!  Welcome back to PREP Students and their families now in our new home!  We will have a parent meeting on Sunday, September 20th after the 9:00am Mass to go over a few things, show you the classroom space we will be using and give you an opportunity to meet your child’s teacher.  PREP classes will officially begin the following Sunday, September 27th. Also, as a reminder, the first Sunday Mass in our beautiful new space will be this Sunday, September 6th.  The official Mass of Consecration will be the following Sunday, September at the 11:00am Mass. It will be a sight to behold so join us!
 
Our First Mass…  was so beautiful  Thank you to all who helped make it so! You are all very special…thank you! Thank you, too, for honoring our pastor’s birthday the same day!
 
Saint Miriam Cafe’ Re-Opens at 654!  The Saint Miriam Cafe’ is set to re-open at our new location TODAY! Join us! See the menu below for September!
 
A Lemonade Stand by the Children of Saint Miriam!  The children of the parish even started a lemonade stand to help support our building fund! Please visit their page Here! Way to go…little Christians showing big Christians how to love their parish!
 
Awards of Love Coming! Many hands helped make our renovations possible, but there were a few stand outs who deserve our mention and a nice award, too! So, join us on the 13th of September as we honor these fine folks!
 
The “You Light Up My Life” Award: John Carty
The “You Painted Us into a Corner” Award: John Shoemaker
The “Watch Out for Momma’s Kitchen Spoon” Award: Lorraine Cuffey
The “Father, You’re Killing Me!” Award: Chester Mack
The “Best Little Packer in PA” Award: Marie Hazleton
 
Preschool Toys Needed. Our Preschool has a few needs and some are easy! If you could please volunteer to purchase large movement toys like tricycles, bicycles, etc. and any toys for older children (3-7 years old)  please let Shaun Little know today! What a gift to help the children! Please?
 
New Mass Cards Available!  Saint Miriam has new Mass Cards Available! These new cards are of St. Francis and are a beautiful way to honor a loved one in good times and in moments of sorrow or support. See someone on staff today or see them online today by Clicking Here!
 
We’re a Busy Place!  With our new location comes a new weekly schedule! Many volunteers and service organizations utilize our space, plus we are home to City of Zion Church, who rent our space weekly. Please be observant of times and rooms posted. Also, no food is permitted on the main floor level of our parish, nor is smoking permitted on our campus. If you see violations of this policy, or come across a group that does not ‘tidy up’ after their use, please let someone know of staff ASAP. Thank you for helping us keep the new parish clean!
 
We May Be In, But…. the work continues to build the next building and to offset the huge expenses to move into our new parish! So, please, help us raise funds by using the Go Fund Me link (http://www.gofundme.com/x8gfjv4) or simply ‘share’ it via Facebook and Twitter! Every dollar helps and your family and friends may just help us with this simple fund raising tool! Help us by spreading the word!
 
New Phone Number for Our New Parish! Our area is moving to a new section of the Verizon grid and so we needed to change our phone number, too! There will be a recording on our current line, but please note that our new phone number is 215-836-9800 (fax number remains unchanged at 215-701-4781). Give us a call and support your parish!
 
Mass Donations Needed! As Catholics the most important thing we do is pray and offer the sacrifice of the Mass. Please…don’t forget to make your Mass intentions today by Clicking HereTogether, we honor God in Mass.
 
Download Our App and Stay In Touch! Our Saint Miriam Parish App was recently updated and features faster download times, and a ‘refresh’ button for the newest content! Download the App by Clicking Hereand be sure to tell your friends as it is a great outreach tool!
 
Search, Smile, and Make a Difference!  Please support Saint Miriam by downloading and using GoodSearch and GoodShop! Our current total raised is $822.83! Every time you search or buy, we get a small percentage and you get great deals, and often free shipping! Also use Smile Amazon and make us your charity of  choice! It all adds up!
 

Saint Miriam Cafe’ Menu!

 
Just click on this link for this Month’s Menu in PDF format and have it all month long!
 
 
 

Upcoming Event Highlights! 

 

(Visit our Parish Calendar Here and below is a quick look at Upcoming Events!)

 

September 6th – Our regular schedule of Masses/Holiday Weekend
 
September 13th – The Inaugural Mass and Saint Miriam Parish Board Meeting (1pm)
 
September 27th – The Annual Fall InGathering Mass!
 
October 18th – Vocations Sunday!

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