Matching Gifts!!

Matching Gifts!!
We have a parishioner who is so grateful and excited about all that we did together over the summer that she wants to help - and engage you, too! So, she will match every dollar given in a special collection over the next two weeks up to $10,000! That’s right! Give generously and your donation doubles automatically up to $10,000! Please see our Greeters after any Mass this week or fill in the form...
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We Built a Brand New Friary Rectory and You Can Help Us!

Our priests and friars give their lives for us, and sacrifice in many ways. As a professed Franciscan, our pastor, Monsignor Jim, lived in an RV for 3 years to help us use funding for other needed renovations. However, it became time to build a home for those who serve us! Therefore, with the generous help of our team led by David Olson, engineer, Greg Tomezsko, architect, we designed a new rector...
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Adoration and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament Begins this September, too!

Join us every Thursday from 5:30pm – 6:30pm when the Blessed Sacrament is exposed for Adoration in the Sanctuary, as we have done for the past year. However, beginning this fall, we will begin with Benediction promptly at 5:30pm! Exposition and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament highlights what we believe as Catholics, the fundamental mystery of the Holy Eucharist: that our Lord is truly present...
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New Masses Announced for this Fall!

Join Saint Miriam as we welcome a new Mass line up coming this fall! Growing to serve you and our loving God better beginning September 1st! Here is quick overview! Sunday Masses: (Remain the Same!) Three Masses Every Sunday at 7:30am, 9:00am, and 10:30am Weekday Masses: (Added Times and Days!) Tuesday, Thursday at 12:15pm Wednesdays at 6:00pm First Fridays only at 9:00am
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Love Thy Neighbor – An Interfaith Presentation – Sunday, October 1st

Love Thy Neighbor – An Interfaith Presentation – Sunday, October 1st
In light of recent events, it is more vital than ever to promote understanding and cooperation among different regions. This program will present four speakers representing the traditions of Christianity, Judaism, and Islam. Each speakers will focus on the shared values of forgiveness and hospitality within their religious scriptures and traditions. What we have in common is far greater t...
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Designer Bag BINGO – October 20th, 2017

Designer Bag BINGO – October 20th, 2017
On Friday, October 20, 2017 join us for a fun night of Designer Bag BINGO! This event will support the Zion Preschool at Saint Miriam. We'll be in the Undercroft Room. Tickets are just  $30 per ticket/$25 per ticket if PAID by October 13. Your ticket includes 10 Games & Chance for Door Prizes and Complimentary Dessert and Coffee. Doors open at 6:00PM - Games begin at 6:45PM. YOU ARE WELC...
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It’s Scary, but Not too Scary! – Haunted History Tours, October 27th & 28th

Once again we will offer our Historic Haunted Tours of our Cemetery on two nights this year! Join us for something spook-tacular! Oh, yes, and boo! Join Union Cemetary of Whitemarsh at Saint Miriam for a classic All Hallow's Eve flashlight tour that includes an exciting tour of our cemetery grounds and a walk through the pumpkin patch. Experience the enchanting art and landscape of our cemet...
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Our FIRST Scheduled Event in the New Friary Announced!

Our FIRST Scheduled Event in the New Friary Announced!
We are excited to announce that a small group space will also be included as part of the new Friary Rectory, and the group below, Laudato Si, will be the FIRST such group to take place in the Rectory so sign up now as the space will be limited! Exciting times for our parish! Sign up below! Pope Francis’ Laudato Si Comes to Saint Miriam! As the care for God’s earth and our environment have become...
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Pope Francis’ Laudato Si Comes to Saint Miriam!

Pope Francis’ Laudato Si Comes to Saint Miriam!
As the care for God’s earth and our environment have become politically charged issues of late, we decided that as a parish community, with a strong “Green Policy” and emphasis on reducing our carbon footprint, we should engage this issues together and see what insights God brings to us. Therefore, beginning this September, we would like to form a small group with a desire to read (or re-read)...
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Get Cookin’!

Get Cookin’!
The Women of Saint Miriam present their fall fundraiser event... A Saint Miriam Cookbook! We are excited to announce that the Women of Saint Miriam are publishing a cookbook as their Fall Fundraiser. From now until September 17th we are looking for your recipe(s) to be a part of this true community project! The cookbooks will be sold in the Café, and Online... and will be available on a Cookbook ...
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The Building of Friary Rectory has come to Saint Miriam!

Our priests and friars give their lives for us and sacrifice in many ways. As a professed Franciscan, our pastor, Monsignor Jim, has been living in an RV since we moved to our beautiful campus in late 2015. But, many do not know the reason is that he sold his own home and donated 100% of the proceeds to secure our mortgage here. He also pays for his RV every month on his own! However, Whitemarsh T...
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Saint Miriam Parish and Friary – LIVE!

On the go? Take us with you! We Livestream Adoration and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament every Thursday from 5:30pm to 6:30pm. Our Mid-Week Mass on Wednesdays at 6:00pm. Then, every Sunday tune in and stream two of our Masses at 7:30am and 10:30am! (Oh, and ya! Please don’t worry! The congregation is not on camera!)
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Support our New Friary Rectory with St. Francis Joilet!

Support our New Friary Rectory with St. Francis Joilet!
This past August we welcomed to our beautiful campus the latest creation of Artist Timothy Schmalz – a new bronze statue entitled, “St. Francis Joilet”! Timothy’s beautiful work can also be found in the "Beggar Christ” at our entry door, and now you can be part of something really wonderful by making your own gift to a new project, a Friary Rectory! Join us in this exciting opportunity today and d...
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Join The Saint Miriam Choir!

You are invited to be a member of the Saint Miriam Choir! Join Music Director, Charlie Masters and Cantor, Maria Wolf, in singing Hymns and Special Music throughout the liturgical year. All skill and interest levels are welcome; if you enjoy music, this is for you!! Feel free to reach out to Charlie with any questions or to set up a one-on-one vocal coaching here. For more information about our...
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Every Thursday – Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament

Thursdays, 5:30PM to 6:30 PM – Benediction and Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament: Every Thursday the Blessed Sacrament is exposed for adoration in the Sanctuary. Understood simply, Eucharistic Adoration is adoring or honoring the Eucharistic Presence of Christ. In a deeper sense, it involves “the contemplation of the Mystery of Christ truly present before us”.  During Eucharistic Adoration, w...
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