A Virtual Christmas Season at Saint Miriam

Worship with us this Christmas Season! We can still celebrate together even if we remain physically apart! Sunday, December 20th: Blue Christmas, Virtual via livestream at 10:30am Morning Mass Thursday, December 24th: Christmas Eve The Biblical Christmas Story: A safe, drive through event from 3:00pm-5:00pm Family Mass, Virtual via livestream at 6:00pm Annual Midnight Mass, Virtual via livestream at 8:00pm Friday, December 25th: Christmas Day, Virtual via livestream one Mass only at 9:...
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KidCheck – Health and Safety Update

Please add a few extra seconds at check in to respond to our Child Health and Safety Questions each time you check in to Saint Miriam! Keeping children safe is a priority for us during this pandemic, and we have increased our ability to monitor the overall health of our school by helping our parents/guardians at check in! If you have any questions, please see someone on staff!
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The Biblical Christmas Story: A Safe Drive Through Event

We realize that with the pandemic restrictions, we may not be able to gather for Mass as in years past, but Christmas will still come! And Saint Miriam is bringing back the very best by offering a drive through Live Nativity and Christmas Story, replete with live camels and wisemen and a manger and star too! Stations will include: Caesar Augustus' Decree and Mary & Joseph's journey to Bethlehem, A Babe is Born in a Manger, The Shepards Arrive with Angels, and The Wise Men Follow a Star! ...
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Our —Temporary— Sunday & Christmas Mass Schedule

While we are playing it safe and staying virtual for the time being, here is our Temporary Sunday and Christmas Mass Schedule: 11/29: First Sunday of Advent at 7:30, 9:00am (with Children's Homily) 12/6: Second Sunday of Advent at 7:30, 9:00am (with Children's Homily) 12/13: Third Sunday of Advent at 7:30, 9:00am (with Children's Homily) 12/20: Fourth Sunday of Advent and Blue Christmas at 7:30, 9:00am and Blue Christmas at 10:30am 12/24: Christmas Eve at 6:00pm (Vigil) and 8:00...
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Join Us for a Virtual Combined Sunday and Blue Christmas Service!

Honor your loss, share your sorrow, engage your worries ... find strength and embrace hope! Please join us for our Annual Blue Christmas Service on Sunday, December 20, 2020 at 10:30am. We recognize that for some who are experiencing loneliness or loss, the Christmas Season can be especially difficult. All of us experience feelings this time of year and may discover hope in the midst of sharing and just being still. This year, as the Winter Solstice falls later in the year, we will combine o...
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COVID Update from Monsignor Jim – November 19th, 2020

https://youtu.be/estlLxs47iQ Dear Friends and Families of Saint Miriam, I hope you will watch my video and that it brings you some deeper understanding into our collective decision to move back to a temporary, virtual only format. As we all recognize, sadly, the COVID-19 Pandemic is not lessening, but strengthening in its veracity. Dr. Valerie Arkoosh, of Montgomery County, stated clearly in our teleconference yesterday that there is presently "A big, explosive growth", and today we wa...
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Saint Miriam 2020 Giving Tree

This year our 2020 Giving Tree will be entirely online. Please choose a tag from the tree and donate funds to make the purchase, or buy the needed gift and return it to our Library Christmas Tree by Sunday, December 20th! Your generous donation will provide funds to make someone's Christmas better, especially during this pandemic. Remember, your gift helps the homeless, the children and the shut in. What can be more Christmas-cy than that? (Please note that donations made online will appe...
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You Can Save a Life with a Spray – UPDATE – Now Virtual to Keep Everyone Safe

Now Virtual to Keep Everyone Safe! Email us here for a Zoom link, and then stop by on Sunday, December 6th from 12:00 Noon to 2PM and receive Narcan and save lives! Also, consider supporting our Blessing Bag Outreach! To learn more about our Blessing Bags, click here! To donate to our Blessing Bag Outreach click here!
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End of Year Message from Monsignor Jim

November 16, 2020 It's Been A Tough Year. Now, Let's Make 2021 Better! Dear Friends of Saint Miriam, We would like to thank all of you who so graciously contributed to our beautiful Sanctuary renovations and enhancements to our parish, school arid retreat center this year. We know it's been a tough year in so many ways. The pandemic, financial strains, distancing, loss of family interaction, worrying about our kids, even the holidays will be different. But finally, a new day has dawned with...
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“Rhythms of Prayer” at The Falls Retreat Center

Enjoy a day of prayer or an overnight stay all year long at our beautiful Falls Retreat Center in Starlight, PA. Enter into deeper communion with God through prayer and solitude. We offer a peaceful sanctuary in our fully outfitted Retreat House and well-appointed Chapel surrounded by nature with rolling hills, mountains, and the sound of falling water, streams, and a pond with contemplative seating. As a non-profit religious institution, we have endeavored to set a trend of beautiful, contem...
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Saint Miriam School Now Enrolling for Spring of 2021

We are excited to announce that we are now enrolling for Spring of 2021! Join the Region's only Franciscan S.T.E.A.M.M. School for our age groups! Award-winning, licensed and simply the best place to learn and grow. Now accepting applications for the limited spots available for Spring 2021. Join us! Give your child the gift of a safe education! Call or email us here to schedule a free tour. Don't forget to ask about our discounts!
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A Virtual Silent Auction – Check it out today!

This year's Silent Auction is virtual and will benefit the Children's Programs and our Homeless Outreach. You can preview it today by clicking on the images below or by clicking here. The auction will close at approximately 9PM on November the 20th. Anyone is welcome to bid whether they attend the concert or not! To purchase tickets to attend the Virtual Concert, click here! We are still accepting donations. If you would like to donate an item to the silent auction, click here for t...
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Sunday, December 20, 2020 – Blue Christmas

Join us for a Combined Sunday and Blue Christmas Service Honor your loss Share your sorrow Engage your worries Find Strength and Embrace Hope Please join us for our Annual Blue Christmas Service on Sunday, December 20th at the 10:30am Morning Mass. We recognize that for some who are experiencing loneliness or loss, the Christmas Season can be especially difficult. All of us experience feelings this time of year and may discover hope in the midst of sharing and just being still. This y...
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Let’s Treat the Homeless Sweet

Every Saturday we support our homeless community through our outreach "parking lot program." We provide food, nutritional supplements and other essentials. This year Halloween falls on a Saturday. We would like to provide candy to those who are homeless and especially to their children. Drop off your candy donations at the parish anytime before Friday, October 30th and we will make someone's life a little sweeter! You can learn more about our outreach to the homeless community at www.sa...
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