2020 Pumpkins and Pictures – Sign Up Today!

This year, due to the pandemic, we are not holding our annual Pumpkin Fall Festival in order to keep everyone safe. However, we still want to have some fun! Buy a pumpkin or two AND get a family photo from noted photographer, J.C. Sager! This is open to all families and friends of the Saint Miriam School and Parish. As part of this package, you will receive: a 15-20 minute outdoor portrait session at Saint Miriam 10 - 15 high resolution images per child, these images will be profess...
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We’re Throwing Our New Retreat Center a Shower!

Every item sponsored by YOU gets a FREE Stay, Retreat, Weekend or Week at the Falls Retreat Center! Join us for a Prayer Day or Retreat Event or use the Center for a Family Reunion! Sponsor a few items and get a FREE stay! Help us get the items we need for our new Falls Retreat Center of Saint Miriam and for every item donated you will receive a free invite to a retreat of your choice all the way to a weekend stay with your family! You can view our Amazon Wishlist here. Or, contact us here fo...
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Join Us for a Retreat Center Fix Up Weekend!

We are looking for a few good hands to help ready our new Retreat Center! We have cleaning, fix up projects, furniture to put together and more! Join us Friday after 4PM August 28th or Saturday morning August 29th through Sunday afternoon, August 30th and we will cook for you, provide rooms, and you can help us be ready to open this Fall! (A simple morning Mass will be offered by Monsignor on Sunday morning!) AND... for every volunteer day you give us, we match with an overnight stay; join...
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Under-the-Tent and Virtual Readers Wanted!

We realize that we may not be able to worship together in person, but we can still worship together virtually! That is why we are looking for people to read at all Sunday Masses and you can do it virtually now too. Once recorded for a particular Sunday, you simply send us the video. Don't let this pandemic take away your community! Stay involved, serve God, fall in love with the church again in a life of service and faith! If you are interested or would like more information, please ema...
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We’re Having a Another Cow Share!

We are having a Cow Share that will benefit our children's educational programs! Delivery will be by the end of September!  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 requires only a $50 deposit for each 1/12 of a share. You can purc...
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5 Choirs – “How Can I Keep From Singing” – Join Us Today!

The Saint Miriam Choir will be joining the Ambler Station Singers, MPC Sanctuary Choir, MPC Worship Team, and the First Presbyterian of Strasburg choir in a virtual performance of "How Can I Keep From Singing". We would love for you to join us! To join, contact us here or email Charles Masters at charlesmasters(at)mysaintmiriam.org! So what does a virtual performance sound like? Here's is Saint Miriam's Choir and the Ambler Station Singers singing The Prayer of Saint Francis: https:...
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Saint Miriam Returns on Sundays!

Sunday Masses at 7:30, 9:00, 10:30 and 12 Noon Our safe return will be in stages, starting with Sunday June 28th! To keep everyone safe, out Mass offerings will expand to allow for more safe distancing in our beautiful new sanctuary! We will also offer the following to help keep us healthy. We will expand out Mass offerings and practice proper social distancing between individuals and families at every service. Main & Sanctuary Doors will be open (reduce need to handle door pulls) ...
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Enroll Now for Summer Camp!

For eight weeks beginning July 6, 2020 Saint Miriam School will be hosting Junior Campers (ages 2 and 3) and Summer Campers (ages 4, 5 and 6)! Camp meets from 9AM until 3PM with both before and after care available as needed! Every week our theme based camps feature developmentally appropriate sensory projects, art projects, water day, outside exploration activities and more! Space is limited so enroll early! Week 1 – July 6 –  Our campers will travel deep UNDER THE SEA Week 2 – July...
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We are opening on June 28th – with your safety in mind!

For everyone's safety we will have floor decals to help everyone to remember to socially distance. Also, for those concerned with health or immune issues, we will also have one Communion station with an automated dispenser that comes sealed from the assembly where no hands have come into contact with the bread! Join us Sunday, June 28th at 7:30am, 9:00am, 10:30am, and 12:00pm!
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Join Saint Miriam for a Welcome Back PJ Mass! – June 28th, 2020

June 28th is our scheduled first Sunday back with the "keep us safe" guidelines, but we want to have some fun too! We received the all clear to open again, but we know it's going to be difficult to find a new routine after watching the Mass via LiveStream in your pajamas! So tell the kids (adults welcome too!) to wear those PJ's for any of our FOUR Masses! Join Us! It's time to come home safely!
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Saint Miriam Returns for Sundays! (Starting Sunday June 28th)

Sunday Masses at 7:30, 9:00, 10:30 and 12 Noon Our safe return will be in stages, starting with Sunday, June 28th! To keep everyone safe, our Mass offerings will expand to allow for more safe distancing in our beautiful new sanctuary! We will also offer the following to help us keep healthy: Scaling our Services: Each Mass Limited to 25 attendees Main & Sanctuary Doors will be Open (Reduce need to handle door pulls) No Congregational Singing – Music Team Only Limited Hymn Sele...
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Sponsor a Chair and Support our June 2020 Renovation to our Sanctuary!

Support our June 2020 Renovation to our Sanctuary! That’s right! We are renovating our Sanctuary to benefit even more people by: Going from Pews to Chairs that permits distancing options Exposing TWO hidden beautiful Tiffany windows! Remove the chancel area to allow for one level, Handicap access, and more room! Installing new hardwood floors Relocating the beautiful Chancel Rail to a place of prominence Install lighting rods LED lights to enhance lighting Holy Wate...
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Our School Planned Reopening

We are designated as “Wave One, Group C” which tentatively places our Infant and Daycare to open June 8th, 2020 at 7:00am. Please note that we will adjust these timelines based on the most current advice to ensure the safety of our students and faculty.  Below are the Staff and Student procedures and policies we are putting in place to ensure everyone's health and safety. To download the Student Reopening Policy, please click here. To download the Staff Reopening Procedures and Policies, p...
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Our Planned Reopening and Safety Procedures – Update – May 27, 2020

The Governor’s Office has issued “Reopening Pennsylvania”, a segmented planned roll-out of soft openings by region. Our parish falls in the designated area as “Wave One, Group C” which tentatively places a safer opening on or after, May 18th, 2020 at 7:00am. We have decided to renovate our Sanctuary to provide a safer worship experience before we open. The document below outlines our plan for reopening. Please note that we will adjust these timelines based on the most current advice to ensure pu...
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Come & Explore Our Campus!

During this pandemic, our beautiful campus is open to you every day during daylight hours! Explore our 12+ acres of peaceful contemplation, historic cemetery, and life-sized statues of St. Francis of Assisi, St. Francis with his Friends, and the Beggar Christ at our main entry. Practice social distancing while enjoying fresh air, walking in solitude or taking a jog along our Upper and Lower Roads. Please remember to bring your leashed pets too! Everyone is welcome!     h...
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An Easter Message of Hope: Do not be afraid!

Dear friends: He is risen! Indeed He is!! I wrote a message for Easter and since then we have done so much! Holy Week was beautiful and livestream and FM radio broadcast worked well! We had a virtual Easter Egg Hunt and folks got communion and reconciliation all this week with a safe drive through; we are so blessed! I’m grateful to all who helped me pull off an Upside Down Easter! And, I even managed to welcome in a new baby boy! Katelyn and I will share our son, Jameson Michael, with ...
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