Support Our New School and Building Renovations!

Our new school and administration areas are well on their way to becoming a reality and is going to be amazing! Here is a snapshot of what is happening during this summer’s extensive project: A new roof on the both the parish building and the garage; both will match the new roof on our Friary Rectory built two years ago! A new playground for toddlers with a brick pathway, AND a renovated front playground, both areas will have new walls and fencing, too! Changes to the administration a...
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Kanna Kids is coming to Saint Miriam School!

We are pleased to have partnered with Crossfit Kanna in Ambler, PA to bring a new and exciting Physical Education Program to our exciting school! The Kanna Kids program at Saint Miriam School will focus on teaching kids early to commit to a healthy lifestyle through functional fitness. Our program will not only focus on exercise, but all of the components of a healthy lifestyle, including nutrition and socialization. Exercise in children has been shown to improve attention and focus, and leads t...
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Our CCD/PREP is Changing Names!

Our CCD/PREP is changing its name! CCD/PREP is now Children’s Faith Formation at Saint Miriam! This change allows us to properly encourage youth and parents to help all of our children in becoming stronger christians with a life of faith and service! The term also is easier to understand (after all, who remembers Confraternity of Christian Doctrine or Parish Religious Educational Programming?!) Also, it is a non-bias and gender inclusive terminology in keeping with the inclusiveness stance of...
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Gearing up for an Exciting Year at the Saint Miriam School

We have been busy getting ready for your 2019/2020 school year! Our fun and exciting classroom themes will be: Main Level: School Library (Cat in the Hat) S.T.E.A.M.M. Classroom (Disney) 2/3 Classroom - Camping USA Infant Care- A Day at the Farm Undercroft Level: U-4 - Under the Sea U-K - Jungle Jeep Safari   Bringing Art to Our Kids with Abrakadoodle! Abrakadoodle brings art onsite to kids in schools and communities through their mobile art program. Abrakadoodle believ...
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Introducing Class Dojo at the Saint Miriam School

At Saint Miriam School, we believe that we should bring every family into our classroom! Beginning this fall, Saint Miriam School introduces ClassDojo connects teachers with students and parents to build amazing classroom communities! Teachers can encourage students for any skill or value — whether it's working hard, being kind, helping others or something else and students can showcase and share their learning by adding photos and videos to their own portfolios. Sharing moments with pa...
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Zion Preschool is now the Saint Miriam School!

We are excited to announce the next phase of our outreach to the youngest members of our community! We have taken the next step to improve what Zion Preschool had started and relaunched it as the Saint Miriam School, A Franciscan Preschool and Kindergarten. Some of the new improvements are: Improved comprehensive educational programs for Infants, Toddlers, Preschool and Kindergarten Expanded operational hours from 7:30AM to 5:30 PM Drive-up service for children enrolled in morning ...
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Meet Flat Saint Miriam!

When you travel on vacation this year, why not take Saint Miriam with you! We will award prizes this fall for the farthest location, most unique visited place, etc. Send your photos of you and “Flat Saint Miriam” to info(at)mySaintMiriam.org and let’s see how far we go this summer! Please see the display in the Library this Sunday and sign up to receive your FREE Flat Saint Miriam! The children of PREP/CCD will also be coloring their own custom version in PREP Classes! https://www.mysaintmiri...
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Our Parish and School is now a RAVE Facility!

Saint Miriam Parish and School is a designated and registered RAVE Facility and the ONLY RAVE Educational institution in the area! To increase our security and care for all of you, we have become a RAVE Facility with state-of-the-art technology! Emergencies occurring on religious, school, healthcare, and other commercial campuses present first responders with unique challenges, which can impact their ability to provide assistance. These facilities can be difficult to access, but as a Rave Facili...
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New Special Edition Blessing Bags!

We added two new 'tag-along' bags! Put a few Blessing bags in your trunk and be ready to help someone in need, but also why not take two of our special bags? One, "Pets with People", help those persons who are experiencing homelessness and have a set too scare for, and the second, "Just for Girls. Period!", gives feminine hygiene and care products to women! Three wonderful ways to help others!
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“Car Safe” Comes to Saint Miriam!

We opened our lower parking lot to help those people living within their cars by providing them a “Safe Car Space.” The program is simple: The car-resident registers at the administration doors, complete a brief questionnaire to ensure our safety, and get a Blessing Bag and support services. They are able to stay overnight from 8pm - 7am as well as receive a referral to more permanent housing solutions! Registration occurs daily between 6:30pm and 7:00pm and no registrations can take place after...
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Memorial Day Ribbons are Back – May 26th after 9:00AM Mass

This year, join us on Sunday, May 26th after the 9:00am Mass, when we will once again honor the fallen within our beautiful history cemetery with donated and sponsored ribbons! Your ribbon will be tied by our PREP children to our new cemetery gates prior to the ceremony on May 26th following the 9:00am Mass. Suggested donation is only $10 or 3 for $20. (*Only 1 name per ribbon please!) We will honor their sacrifice by following a bag piper out of Mass that day and pray at the gates of cemetery, ...
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ColorCycle Comes to our School!

We have implemented Crayola ColorCycle to our classrooms, a brand new way to recycle used crayons and markers and a great opportunity for teachers and our students to explore eco- friendly practices. Through this initiative, students in schools across the continental United States and parts of Canada can collect and repurpose used Crayola markers. Specially developed standards-based lesson plans will also being used to enrich instruction and promote lively class discussions. Welcome another Gree...
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Sacred Meal is now Dinner, Church at Saint Miriam

Welcome to Dinner, Church a new contextual expression of church! In large cities one can feel like a tiny cog in a very large machine. Shuffled down crowded city streets, elbowed on subway train cars and stuffed into elevators, many of us feel nameless and unseen for much of our day. Enter Dinner, Church @ Saint Miriam! A small, monthly gathering of folks over a warm meal that they cook together. We gather as it was practiced before large, complex church structures thereby piquing the interest o...
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