Introducing “Whole-Family Burial Lots”

Union Cemetery of Whitemarsh at Saint Miriam announces its newest innovation to help pet owners and their loss. "Whole-Family Burial Lot" We now offer several grave lots in our new St. Francis of Assisi section where you can also inter your pet with you. Our lots, in its simplicity, are exceedingly comforting to the bereaved. What is key is that the pet remains aren't buried as property or "grave goods" but as family members and this relationship is recognized and honored. For more informat...
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Saint Miriam Snowflake Station

You are invited to join us and make a Christmas dream come true for those who have less means than you! Stop by our Snowflake Station in the Bell Tower, choose a snowflake, fulfill the wish, and return it with the snowflake attached and watch as the joy of Christmas fills your life, and someone who otherwise would not have a Christmas at all! Come Christmas Come!
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Blue Christmas – December 20th, 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Join us for our Annual Blue Christmas on December 20th from 6:30pm to 7:30pm. We recognize that for those experiencing loneliness, sadness or loss, the Christmas Season can be difficult. All of us experience loss in some form in our lives and so we will gather together in a safe place to discover the power of hope. Join us for a worship service of remembrance and hope. All are welcome!
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Children’s Yoga comes to the Saint Miriam School

Every time you think we can’t get any better, we do!! Saint Miriam School proudly adds to our physical education program! Welcome Children’s Yoga! Every other Friday (the 2nd and 4th of the month) we will be bringing yoga as part of our physical education program. Each class will incorporate breath work, yoga poses, yoga games, songs, storytelling and expressing themselves through movement. Children will become aware of their body and their surroundings as they strengthen coordination, sensor...
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One Price Eats at Saint Miriam Cafe!

Every dollar raised in our Café on Sundays goes to support children's education in our Saint Miriam School and Children's Faith Formation. Now you can give one small amount and eat your heart out from every tasty selection! $10 and you eat and drink all you want! $15 per couple and $20 per family! Come down and enjoy food and fellowship at our Saint Miriam Café!
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Rolling Admissions at the Saint Miriam School!

The Saint Miriam School is now offering Rolling Admissions! We have heard you! May parents are stuck between their child's age, maturity, interaction level, and the rules around registration dates. Some parents find that their child is ready to go into a preschool program when they are trying to get back to work after maternity leave, but school registrations have closed. Now, at the Saint Miriam School, we are pleased to offer Rolling Admissions throughout the school year with no added fee or ...
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Switch Schools – We Make It Easy!

Oftentimes parents choose a school thinking it's a great fit only to find it wasn't what they thought. Or, all those "special programs" like STEM or Art or Music are added fees. Or are surprisingly only a daycare and not a real school with curriculum to enhance your child's future! well, you can switch schools and Saint Miriam makes it easy with: No Registration Fee Guaranteed Acceptance Quick Introduction and Child Welcome Personally Guided Class Introductions Parent-Teacher Me...
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A new addition to the Blessing Bags!

Over the last 5+ years, we’ve seen the menstrual and reproductive health space begin to shift with respect to trans & nonbinary inclusion. As a Franciscan Catholic Parish that welcomes and cares for everyone in need, we are so proud to be part of that change by adding our newest specialty bags to our Blessing Bag Outreach Program for those experiencing homelessness. Our newest specialty bags join alongside our “Just for Girls. Period.” by offering discreetly designed feminine hygiene product...
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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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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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“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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