Archive for September, 2009
Bingo is held every Thursday night in the School Gym / Cafeteria.
Seniors Club News
The Senior Club is for those 55 years of age or older. Their activities include trips, prayer days and various other social gatherings. Our Seniors Club will reconvene on September 14, 2010, at 1 pm in the Parish Center, for the first business meeting of the year. The September social meeting is Thursday, September 23, a Pot Luck luncheon in the Parish Center lobby meeting room. The October business meeting is October 12; the October social meeting, a Halloween Masquerade Pizza Party, is Thursday, October 28.
The Parish Festival committee of volunteers coordinate and run the annual Parish Festival. The Festival runs for 5 days during the month of August.
New Beginnigs is a non-denominational social group open to all who are widowed. The group provides fellowship in a variety of social activities and travel. Meetings take place on the third Thursday of the month from September through June usually beginning at 7:30 p.m. in the Parish Center. Our November meeting is a pot luck dinner, and begins at 7:00 p.m. Our February meeting is a pizza/hoagie night, and also begins at 7:00 p.m. Our June meeting is usually a picnic on the second Sunday in June.
Please contact Pam Mohl at the Parish Center, 215-855-3133, for more information.
The Pastoral Council is a consultative body convened to foster full participation and collaboration of the entire parish in the life and mission of the parish and of the Universal Church. This is accomplished by:
• Planning, developing and recommending parish pastoral plans
• Reviewing and evaluating the effectiveness of existing parish programs
• Reflecting on Archdiocesan pastoral priorities and recommending how they can be implemented in our parish
• Recommending policies, procedures and programs to assist in the implementation of our mission statement and parish pastoral plan
• Informing the pastor of the needs, concerns, gifts and resources of our parish
The pastor presides over the Council which is composed of elected and appointed parishioners and parish staff members appointed by the pastor.
Altar & Rosary Society
The Altar & Rosary Society is open to all Catholic parishioners. It’s purpose is to foster devotion to the Rosary, and to provide care and upkeep of the Altar and all things pertaining to the Sanctuary. The Society meets in the Parish Center on the third Monday of the month from September through June at 7:45 p.m.
Catholic Charities Phone-a-thon
Volunteers telephone parishioners during the first two weeks in May, requesting financial donations for the annual Catholic Charities Appeal. Telephones in the Parish Center are used in this endeavor.
This ministry adjusts the decorum of the Church to coincide with the Liturgical Year. Special decorating occurs during Advent and Lent.
This group of parishioners helps maintain and beautify the grounds of the church spring, summer and fall.
This committee hosts monthly socials after Mass and works on special events throughout the year.
The newsletter committee publishes NewStan, our parish newsletter, quarterly. This group conducts interviews, writes and edits the articles.
Parish Center Receptionists
Our Parish Center is staffed daily with adult volunteers and paid high school students who answer the phones, greet visitors and handle general clerical work like sorting mail and recording requests for Masses and flowers.
For information on these organizations, call Pam Mohl at the Parish Center, 215-855-3133.
As a Stewardship Parish, there are many opportunities for parishioners to assist the St. Stan’s Home and School Association raise funds for the school. Please consider how you can help!
Gift Certificate Program
Purchase certificates at the following times and locations:
Thursdays in the School Lobby from 8:30 AM to 9:30 AM and 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM.
Sundays 8:15 AM to 11:30 AM in the Main Street Church Vestibule
The Gift Certificate program is offered by area grocery and department stores. When you participate, you will earn money for the H&S Association, and you will receive a share of the proceeds, which you may use to offset tuition at any Catholic school or at St. Stan’s PREP program. For every $50 in certificates purchased, you receive one Scrip dollar (Macy’s certificates yield even more Scrip dollars!). Certificates are available for Acme, Giant, Redner’s, Super Fresh, Lansdale Meats, Main Street Pizza, JC Penney, Macy’s and Kohl’s.
The Home and School Association earns rebates from register tapes from ACME and Redner’s. Save the blue register tapes from ACME. For Redner’s, obtain a Save-A-Tape card from the Customer Service Booth. Then, when checking out, hand your card to the cashier. Some items like tobacco and dairy products will be deducted from your eligible purchases. Redner’s will not accept register receipts unless the Save-A-Tape card has been used, so please take the few moments necessary to obtain a card.Valid register tapes can be dropped of at school, the Parish Center, or placed in the containers in the Church vestibules.
Box Tops for Education
General Mills is helping schools across the country with a box tops for cash program. Here’s how it works: clip the “box tops” coupon from participating General Mills products, Betty Crocker products, participating Yoplait, Pillsbury, Green Giant, Totino’s, Progresso, Old El Paso and Gold Medal products. Please place your box tops in a labeled envelope and drop them off at school or the Parish Center, or in the containers in the Church vestibules.
Ink Jet Cartridge Recycling
Old ink jet cartridges can be recycled and earn St. Stan’s $1 each! Seal your cartridge in a zip-lock bag and send it to school, or drop it off at the Parish Center or in the containers in the Church vestibules.
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