St. Philip Neri Catholic Parish
1325 KLINERD ROAD, PENNSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA 18073
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Life of a Saint: St. Philip Neri
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The Parish Pastoral Council serves as an advisory committee to the Pastor. The members of the council, through prayerful reflection, work toward making recommendations to the Pastor. The committee also envisions plans and suggests directions, which might enhance the quality of parish life and promote its vitality. Members represent the diversity of the parish community and therefore provide insight into the various needs and issues of the different groups that make up one parish community.
Saint Philip Neri Parish Council Members-at-Large welcome any questions or comments you may have.
Church Law mandates that each parish have a Finance Council (or Committee) to assist the Pastor in a consultative capacity with respect to the material goods and resources of the parish. The Finance Committee of our parish is involved in the preparation of annual operating budgets and reports, review of proposed capital projects and expenditures, and the study of the long-range financial and physical needs of the parish. In addition, other parishioners with particular expertise are called upon from time to time to assist the Pastor and Committee on specific projects.
Contact the Rectory for more information (215) 679-9275.
PARISH COUNCIL MEMBERS
Favorite Saint: Saint Lucy Favorite Bible Verse:
What good is it, my brothers, if someone says he has faith but does not have works? For just as a body without a spirit is dead, so also faith without works is dead.
James 2:14, 26
DEACON MIKE FRANKS
Every time you smile at someone it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing. Peace begins with a smile.
"Here the will of God is done, as God wills, and as long as God wills." -St. Gerard
Pray Until Something Happens
St. Francis of Assisi
Don’t let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in life, in love, in faith and in purity.
Favorite Bible Verse: Rejoice in hope, endure in affliction, persevere in prayer. Romans 12:12
MARY R. GIAMBRONE
AT LARGE MEMBER
Favorite Quote: Conscious objection is a right, and part of the body of all human rights. If we want to make peace, we must respect all rights
2020 MEMBER LIST:
Why doesn't the parish welcome newlywed couples and newborns in the Parish Bulletin?
The policy of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia states that the names of children not be published publically for the general public. Unfortunately all parishes in the Archdiocese do not adhere to this policy. For this reason you will not find children's names published for Baptisms, First Communion, and Confirmation. Permission to publish the names of children requires the agreement of parents or guardians. Many times this permission is not given by parents or guardians; it is the policy here at St. Philip Neri since we cannot publish all names it would not be proper to publish only some names. To publish an individual's name requires permission from the individual, parent or guardian.
When marriage takes place here at St. Philip Neri, permission would also be needed to publically congratulate couples. In years past, for three weeks prior to a wedding, the banns of marriage were published. The banns were not a congratulation for the marriage, but really asking parishioners or the public if they knew if the couple to be married had a previous bond (married before). The banns of marriage are no longer published a policy no longer permitted. Today's church records give this needed information.
Saturday Vigil: 5:00 PM* (*Sat. Vigil Mass will change to 4:00 PM starting on Nov. 28th)
Sunday: 7:30 AM and 10:00 AM
Tuesday - Friday at 8:00 AM (First Fridays Mass is at 9 AM)
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"Saint of a Joyful Heart."