“Car Safe” Comes to Saint Miriam!

“Car Safe” Comes to Saint Miriam!
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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 solu...
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ColorCycle Comes to our School!

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 w...
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We Are All Homeless – March 9th to April 27th, 2019

We Are All Homeless – March 9th to April 27th, 2019
Saint Miriam will be the next home for the WE ARE ALL HOMELESS project. The exhibit will feature a cross-section of the works from Willie Baronet on two levels of the parish. We will also tie into this exhibit our Lenten experience for 2019. We will sink more deeply into how we live a life of service and care for the marginalized and the lost and the lonely. We will try to deepen our own willingne...
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Follow In My Footsteps: A Lenten Mini-Retreat – April 10th, 2019

Follow In My Footsteps: A Lenten Mini-Retreat – April 10th, 2019
Join Saint Miriam as we walk through the Stations of the Cross in a musical journey! Each Station of the Cross will be rotated between a Live and a Multi-media performance by Charlie and Maria, as well as poetic and narrative readings, and then conclude with a Lenten Meal! Jesus commands us to follow Him. It is His way of living for many people who have been condemned to human life, inhumanely,...
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Advertise in Our Bulletin! – Deadline March 31, 2019

Advertise in Our Bulletin! – Deadline March 31, 2019
Dear Friends & Potential Advertisers: It’s that time of year again! The full-color bulletin for Saint Miriam Parish and Friary is our largest communications tool. We publish a 6-8-page bulletin each week and print enough copies for all four Masses and any weekly special events that occur within our parish, school, cemetery, and special events. The bulletin, The Saint Miriam Weekly Focus, in...
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Sacred Meals are Back!

Sacred Meals are Back!
Join Sacred Meal Dinner on February and March 20th! Our Sacred Meal Dinners will return on February and March 20th - February will continue our Homeless theme and March will be our annual Lent Edition so join us on both days at 6:30pm! We look forward to seeing you there!
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Mary on the Go… A very special Rosary

Mary on the Go… A very special Rosary
We offer every family the opportunity to “Host” our Blessed Mother and pray to her as a family every Thursday! Just sign out the “Mary on the Go” carrying case every Sunday! The kit comes with a beautiful Blessed Mother Statue, Rosary beads for a family of up to 7, a glow-in-the-dark Rosary to pray at night, 7 booklets on how to pray the Rosary, as well as coloring images to teach your children! A...
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Families Support Group Meets Monthly Now!

Families Support Group Meets Monthly Now!
Parenting and marriage are hard enough and then you add the challenges of being a special family with unique issues! We can support each other and discuss topics that are common in our families. Join us on February 1st and then March 15th for our next two sessions! Feel free to contact Katie Wenger by e-mail (katiewenger(at)comcast.net) or call/text (267-304-4442) with any questions, or to be adde...
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Have checked out the shop? CD’s and Holding Crosses!

Have checked out the shop? CD’s and Holding Crosses!
Look and see what's available now! Come, Follow Me! Featuring music from the 2018 Concert, Strings and Keys in a House of God: Jazz Edition this accompanying CD is aptly named, Come, Follow Me! is professionally produced disk that features both Charlie Masters on piano, and Maria Wolf on vocals!     Holding Crosses A holding cross, or a comfort cross, as it is sometimes c...
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Healing Mass Every Month!

Healing Mass Every Month!
Join us on the Second Sunday of every month at the 10:30am Morning Mass where we also offer a Healing Mass! The Mass Setting is one for Reconciliation, and includes a gathering at the Altar for the Eucharistic Prayer as well as anointing, as desired, with sacred oil. Special prayers and music are offered for healing, and beginning in December (December 9th) , our Friary Dogs will be available ...
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Foyer Dinner Groups are Back!

Foyer Dinner Groups are Back!
Foyer Dinner Groups are back! A fun and easy way to meet other parishioners and enjoy their company in an informal home setting! There is no agenda, no bible study, but a lot of fun and sharing! Groups are comprised of adults, couples, and singles, and meet every 4-6 weeks or so through May! Please contact Rosemary for more information at johansson436(at)comcast.net! Click here for more informa...
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Altar Flowers @ Saint Miriam!

Altar Flowers @ Saint Miriam!
Altar Flowers @ Saint Miriam! We have partnered with a great florist who will be designing altar flowers for special holidays starting with this Christmas! Make a Memorial or Honor donation and receive an Altar Flower in their memory or honor all week along! Minimum requested donation for Altar Flowers is only $50. Please click on the link below. Upcoming holidays are Christmas, Palm Sunday, E...
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Wedding Gowns and a Priest? … Yes!

Wedding Gowns and a Priest? … Yes!
We teamed up with Amay Custom Wedding Gowns to give our brides exclusive pricing and the opportunity to have a custom made gown at a cost more affordable than many store bought gowns! You also have the opportunity to use Amay Custom Weddings as a wedding planner service. Contact Amay today and tell them we sent you!
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Scarves with a Purpose @ Saint Miriam

Scarves with a Purpose @ Saint Miriam
We have teamed with Sacred Spaces to distribute newly created homemade scarfs from our wonderful Prayer Shawl Ministry Group for homeless persons in our area! Our warm, made with love, scarfs will be going to those who need warmth the most! Please support this new ministry by donating materials or making a generous donation or joining the group and helping make wonderful strength-giving knitted it...
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Food “Blessing Bags” Come to Saint Miriam!

Food “Blessing Bags” Come to Saint Miriam!
Our "Blessing Food Bags” @ Saint Miriam is an award winning outreach to the homeless and food insecure in our area. Our program extends primarily to greater Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and suburbs, as well as Camden, New Jersey, Wilmington and Dover, Delaware areas. Our food blessing bags are supported by grant donations and volunteer contributions and are filled with nutritious food and goodies,...
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