Giving Tuesday – December 3rd, 2019

GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world on December 3, 2019 and every day. It was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that encourages people to do good. Ways you can do good this year in our community is to give to our ongoing homeless outreach and the care for the marginalized and education for the kids in our community. Please consider giving generously here!
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Annual Concert and Silent Auction – November 22nd, 2019

Join us on November 22nd for our annual Silent Auction and Concert: Percussion, Voice & Piano in Collective Joy. This concert will feature Charlie Masters on the Piano, vocalist Maria Wolfe and percussionist DeLane Doyle. The Silent Auction and Wine & Cheese will kick off at 6PM with the concert starting at 7PM. To order your concert tickets, go to the link below or click here.  If you would like to donate to the silent auction, please click here!
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Happy All Hallow’s Eve! – 2019 Pumpkin Festival

You are invited to join us October 19th-31st for our annual Pumpkin Festival! Proceeds benefit our children's educational programs. Stop by our campus anytime beginning October 19th through October 31st and pick up a pumpkin, gourd, squash, and this year, a mum plant, too! Our Pumpkin Patch is open from sunrise to sunset every day. Be sure to join us on Saturday October 26th for our Fall Festival, too! We will have kid-friendly Halloween Cemetery Tours and much more!
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We’re Having a Cow Share!

We are having a Cow Share that will benefit our children's educational programs! Orders begin September 15th with receipt of cow on or about the first week of November (exact date TBD).  You get everything from fillets to ground beef at the unbelievable price of only $4.00 per pound from grass fed cows! They are never given antibiotics of hormones and the ground upon which they feed is never treated with any kind of chemical! A whole cow is 600 to 700 lbs (hanging weight). Every order req...
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New Small Group! The Saint Miriam Eucharistic Bread Guild

Join a family of men and women who devote a few days a year to baking loaves of bread used at our Early Mass Communion! The recipe is provided and must be followed exactly to ensure it is efficacious and sufficient, but it is very easy! Your interest and efforts are very much appreciated. The ingredients in this communion bread are symbolic to the teachings of Christ and the purpose of His death on the cross. I noticed this on one particular day of baking the bread. wheat kernels "Unless...
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Back to School Welcome Week! – September 4th – 8th

Please join us for Back to School Welcome Week at Saint Miriam from Wednesday, September 4th through Sunday, September 8th. Mark your calendars for the following days! Wednesday: Welcome students Opening Day Doors will be open for early drop off at 7:30am. Meet and Greet with Administration and Staff from 8:00am to 10:am with parent and family tours and light refreshments! Thursday: Meet the Staff Day From 2:00pm to 5:00pm meet our staff and tour our STEAMM Classroom, school and new play...
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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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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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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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