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We always have more events/announcements than we have room for in our bulletin. Here are some more great events:
Wednesday, July 8th, 10:00-12:00 PM
Event: Church Builders Virtual Retreat for young men in Junior High
Junior high boys, join us ONLINE for a great combination of faith and fun with Fr. DeLacy, some of the Philadelphia seminarians, and invited guests! Carrying on the tradition of St. Francis of Assisi, participants will be challenged to build their own church!
More information: More details and registration at: https://heedthecall.org/events/church/
For questions, please contact Sue Matour at email@example.com
Thursday, July 9th, 7:00 PM
A Zoom Workshop: “Organizing a Ministry of Prayer and Support for Parents of Children with Disabilities”
Joe Howard of Chosen Fathers, a ministry of mutual support for fathers of children with disabilities, will be our guest speaker. We hope you can join us!
More info: RSVP to Sister Kathleen Schipani at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 215-587-3530 to register to receive the zoom link.
The Arise Podcast explores Catholic life in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and offers reflections on the Word of God as it speaks to us in our own day. Featuring Father Richard Owens, O.F.M. Cap., Father Eric Banecker, and Gina Christian, the podcast presents the truth, beauty, and goodness of the Catholic faith to Catholics, fellow Christians, and all those who seek something more. The first episodes feature an interview with Archbishop Nelson Perez! Listen to the podcast at: https://catholicphilly.com/category/listen/
Rosary Campaign for an End to the Coronavirus
Join us online, by phone or in spirit as we pray the Rosary asking the miraculous intercession of the Blessed Virgin Mary to put an end to the coronavirus and to bring restoration to those most severely impacted by the pandemic. The Rosary schedule is below.
For more details and log-in, visit: http://www.phillyevang.org/rosary
Campaña del Rosario por el fin del coronavirus
Únase a nosotros en línea, por teléfono o en espíritu mientras rezamos el Rosario cada jueves a las 8 PM. Pediremos la milagrosa intercesión de la Santísima Virgen María para que ponga fin al coronavirus.
Más detalles y información para conectarse a: http://www.phillyevang.org/rosary
July 13-17, 2020, 3:00-5:00 PM
Event: Virtual Reading Group for High School Men, St. Augustine’s Confessions
High school men (incoming juniors to graduated seniors) are invited to gather daily to discover the richness of The Confessions of St. Augustine. Discussions will be led by Archbishop Nelson Perez, as well as invited guest professors. The group will conclude each daily session with Evening Prayer. Due to the generosity of our donors, there is no registration fee for this program, but registration is limited to the first 25 men. All participants will be mailed a copy of The Confessions.
Sponsored by: The Philadelphia Catholic Scholars Program
For more information about this program and to register, please visit HeedtheCall.org/PCSP.
Saturday, July 25, 2020 – 8 AM
Event: Save Our City’s Children with Archbishop Perez
Join us as we unite in prayer with our new Archbishop to uphold the sanctity of life!
Location: 8 AM Mass at the Cathedral Chapel followed by an ecumenical prayer vigil at Planned Parenthood on 12th & Locust.
More information: View the flyer
Tuesday, July 28, 2020 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Event: Victorious, a Virtual Retreat for Women
Retreat consists of six (6) virtual sessions (held live) over zoom video conference, beginning Tuesday July 28 and ending Tuesday Sept 1st. Father Steve DeLacy will kick off the retreat with an opening talk on Tuesday July 28. Our retreat focuses on:claiming Christ’s victory over our identity and our worthiness, claiming His authority over lies and fears and crowning Christ as the Victorious King of our hearts!
Retreat Leaders: Father Stephen DeLacy, De Yarrison of You Are Made New Ministry and Laura Ercolino of Hope’s Garden
More info: Find all the details and register here: https://youaremadenew.com/victorious-virtual-retreat/
RETROUVAILLE: REDISCOVER THE LOVE IN YOUR MARRIAGE
Tens of thousands of couples have healed their marriages through Retrouvaille (pronounced Retro-vy). If you know anyone who could benefit from this program, please pass this on. Couples learn to build communication skills and to increase intimacy. It provides help for marriage problems, difficulties or crises. The next program begins the weekend of August 14-16 at the Family Life Center in Malvern, PA. For more information, or to register, visit www.HelpOurMarriage.org or call 215-766-3944 or 800-470-2230. All inquiries are strictly confidential.
Intellectual Disabilities and Autism Help-Line
Do you need help accessing services and supports for someone with an intellectual disability or Autism? A collaboration of Catholic Social Services-Developmental Programs, The Office for Persons with Disabilities and the Schools of Special Education of the Archdiocese is offering this convenient help-line to assist families connect to disabilities services provided by the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.To reach the Help-Line call:484-472-5041 or email: IDDhelp@chs-adphila.org.
Nourish for Caregivers Support Group
Nourish for Caregivers is a Christ-centered Catholic ministry that supports the practical, emotional & spiritual needs of family caregivers. Our monthly meetings are for anyone juggling the challenges of everyday life, health, career and caring for a loved one, whether it be a family member with disabilities, an ill or aging parent, spouse, friend or grandparent. Meetings are held monthly and are happening online and in person in various locations/times around the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. To find a group, visit phillyevang.org/nourish, or contact Aimee Gustitis at 610-724-8950 or email@example.com.
Nourish for Caregivers “House Calls”
During these uncertain times, Nourish For Caregivers will continue to foster community for caregivers in the privacy and safety of your own home through Nourish “House Calls”. Our mission is to bring hope and encouragement to those who feel hopeless and helpless in the face of this viral epidemic. Caregivers may participate via land line, cell phone, or through the use of a computer/tablet device. We hope you will join us as well as share this information with other caregivers who may benefit from these shared experiences. Each call will last approximately one hour depending upon the number of participants.