There is nothing small in the service of God.
-St. Francis de Sales
ALTAR SERVERS (ADULT)
Adult men and women of the parish who assist at daily Mass. Contact: Cheryl Martin, (610) 825-7107.
ALTAR SERVERS (YOUTH)
Grade School and High School boys and girls assist at weekend Masses, weddings and funerals. Contact: Deacon Mike Pascarella, (610) 715-9922.
Groups take turns cleaning the altar. Contact: Nicole Zimmerman, (267) 980-0218.
ALTAR LINENS & VESTMENTS
Dedicated to cleaning, ironing, replacing and preparing items used in worship. Contact: Mary Sheehan, (610) 828-8103
BASKETBALL FOR MEN
Thursdays, 9-11pm in Grady Hall for pick-up basketball games. Contact: Ben Iacovetti, (215) 880-2791..
Extends condolences and prayers to grieving families and assists them with such practical needs. Contact: Joan Purcell, (610) 279-3221.
Held semi-annually, usually in April and October. Contact: TBD.
Boy Scouts is a youth program of character development and values-based leadership training. Contact: Roger Milton, (215) 510-1724 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
CHARISMATIC PRAYER GROUP
Tuesdays, at 8pm in the Parish Center to worship God in prayer, praise, and song that is led by the Holy Spirit. Contact: Joan Clifford, (610) 279-8320.
Extraordinary Ministers bring the Blessed Sacrament to the homebound. Contact: Jean Konowalczyk, (215) 837-8297 or email@example.com.
Fun, hands-on activities that promote character and leadership development. Contact: Joe Smallberger, (215) 699-1236 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Assist the Priests and Deacons in distributing the body and blood of Christ at Holy Mass and take Holy Communion to the sick, elderly, and homebound members of our parish community. Contact: Mary Sheehan, (610) 828-8103 or email@example.com.
The Finance Council advises the pastor on the temporal needs of the parish, and how they can be met through proper budget preparation, periodic review of income and expenses; also, by financial development and fund-raising activities. All members are appointed by the pastor. Contact: Rev. Joseph J. Quindlen, (610) 828-8634.
FOOD CERTIFICATE PROGRAM (SCRIP)
A church-based program that assists parishioner families with Catholic Education costs. Gift Card purchases (Giant, ShopRite, Kohl’s) can be made after all weekend Masses or at the Parish Office during business hours. Receipts can be turned into the Parish Office for a 5% credit for all Catholic educational programs, institutions or aid with our Holy Rosary Regional School subsidy costs. Contact JoAnn O’Connor, (610) 828-8634 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bring Holy Communion on Tuesdays to Catholic patients at Suburban Community Hospital. Contact: Mary Sheehan, (610) 828-8103.
KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS
Knights are Catholic men, 18 years of age and older, committed to making their community a better place, while supporting their church. Contact: Frank McCreesh, (610) 322-7119 or email@example.com.
The Lector Ministry is dedicated to sharing the Word of God with our Parish Family at Sunday and special liturgies. Contact: Deacon Mike Pascarella, (610) 715-9922.
LEGION OF MARY
Members of this apostolate do door-to-door evangelization and visit homes within the parish and the Plymouth Nursing Home to see if there are any issues or concerns. The Legion meets Thursdays, 6pm to 7:30pm in the Parish Center. Contact: Anthony DeFelice Jr., (610) 828-8448.
LIGHTHOUSE MEDIA KIOSK
Multimedia resources on the Catholic Faith. Contact: Virginia Marks, (610) 745-8188.
The Music Ministry is composed of more than one hundred “musical” parishioners who participate in Adult, Teen, and Children’s choirs, and several quartets and instrumentalists who enhance parish liturgical celebrations. Contact: Connie Steuer, Music Director, (610) 291-4255 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
NURSING HOME MINISTRY
Bring Holy Communion to Catholics residing in nursing homes within parish boundaries. Contact: Noel Gallagher, (215) 643-4302 or Cheryl Martin, (610) 825-7107.
PARISH LIFE COMMITTEE
Enrich and enhance parish life through events and discipleship. All levels of commitment and talents welcome. Contact Kevin Kozeniewski, email@example.com.
Marriage prep classes can be taken at St. Philip Neri Parish, Layfayette Hill, (610) 834-1975.
The Pre-Jordan program provides parents and godparents of children about to be baptized with a fuller understanding of Baptism, and affirms their own faith and responsibilities as their “child’s first and best teacher.” Contact: JoAnn O’Connor, (610) 828-8634 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
RELIGIOUS EDUCATION PROGRAM (REP)
REP (or CCD) provides systematic instruction of the Catholic faith to children of grades 1 to 7 Mondays, 6:20pm-8pm from September to May. Registratons begin in March. Contact: Linda DiCampli, Coordinator of Religious Education, (215) 367-5853 or email@example.com.
RESPECT LIFE COMMITTEE
The Respect Life Committee informs parishioners of developments concerning life issues, encouraging contact with legislators on current issues and participation in many local pro-life activities. Meetings are held (September-May) on the second Saturday of the month, following the 8:30am Mass in the Parish Center. Contact: Larry Martin, (610) 825-7107 (please leave a message).
Parishioners interested in opening and closing the church, as well as arranging liturgical books, vestments, and other items necessary for the celebration of Mass. Contact: Cheryl Martin, (610) 825-7107 (please leave a message).
The Senior Citizens Groups of Holy Saviour and St. Helena Parishes welcome members from St. Paul and Epiphany Parishes to join their groups. Contact each parish for details.
SERVE OUR NEIGHBOR (SON)
The SON Committee seeks to help fulfill the parish’s mission to the poor by organizing service activities, including an annual turkey dinner drive at Thanksgiving, a GIVING TREE at Christmas and participation in Christmas in April house repair activities. Contact: Charles “Bud” Yanak, (215) 628-0839 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The ushers assist at weekend and Holy Day Masses by seating parishioners, collecting the offerings, and bringing up the gifts.
WALKING WITH PURPOSE
Women of the parish gather Thursdays, 7pm to connect with each other and grow in faith with the Walking with Purpose women’s bible study. Contact: Olivia Selinger, (215) 872-7716 or email@example.com.
The Youth Ministry program at Epiphany of Our Lord parish is dedicated to ministering to the youth of the parish in a fun setting. Two groups make up the program — Junior High Youth Group and High School Youth Group. Contact: Kevin Kozeniewski, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Pastoral Council is a consultative body which advises the pastor in matters pertaining to the life and mission of the parish, assisting him in discerning, expressing and fulfilling the parish pastoral mission. The pastor presides over the council, which is composed of parishioners who are elected by the parish and who are appointed by the pastor. Contact: Rev. Joseph J. Quindlen, (610) 828-8634.
NOURISH FOR CAREGIVERS
Support group for those who are caring for a loved one. Meetings are in the Rectory Meeting Room on the fourth Saturday of the month at 10:30am. Contact: Mary Sheehan, (610) 828-8103 or email@example.com.
Volunteers create and maintain altar flowers, set up and take down Christmas and Easter decorations and other holiday floral arrangements. Contact Ana Ferry, (484) 431-1117.