Beyond the Parish

Events and enrichment activities sponsored by neighboring parishes and around the Archdiocese are listed. 

Catholic Women’s Healthcare
The Gianna Center of Philadelphia located in East Norriton provides an authentically Catholic approach to women’s reproductive healthcare and follows Catholic medical ethics. The providers treat women in various age groups – from teens to seniors, and offer general gynecologic care, yearly women’s check-ups and natural family planning instruction in the Creighton Model FertilityCare System. For more information, visit or call the center at  844-204-0005.

Corpus Christi Bingo
Every Tuesday – 50 weeks a year. Door Opens at 4pm  ~  Bingo Starts at 6:30pm
Computers and Paper Packages Available
Corpus Christi Parish, 920 Sumneytown Pike, Lansdale
For more info call at Laurie Ponticello 610-584-5694 or e-mail

is an active community of Catholic young adults in western Montgomery County, PA. The group supports Catholics in their 20s and 30s who are looking to
deepen their faith and meet fellow Catholics in the area. Our ministry includes: Theology on Tap, faith based meetings, community service, retreats, and outdoor events. Our upcoming events are listed below and begin at 7:30pm on most Tuesdays unless otherwise noted. As the current gathering restrictions in our area are frequently changing, please be sure you are subscribed to our newsletter to receive access to our virtual meetings and our latest information at Questions? For more information contact , or visit our Facebook Page

Moms Group
There are a number of Catholic Moms Groups in our area and we’d love to help other moms find them!  The Office for the New Evangelization has created a new webpage .  In the future it will list local Moms groups and their contact information.  If you run a Catholic Moms Group, please let us know!

Nourish for Caregivers Support Groups
The Nourish for Caregivers ministry understands that family caregivers need somewhere to turn to for information, support in their faith and personal connection during the caregiver journey. Each  Nourish gathering provides practical approaches, tools and resources to help navigate these times with a Christ-centered view.  For more information, please visit or contact Aimee Gustitis at  or  610-724-8950.

Parenting and Pregnancy Classes Available!
Are you a parent expecting a new baby or have children at home? Are you looking to connect with other parents for a time of relaxation and support? Come join us for weekly meet-ups, free diapers, raffles and occasional baby gear giveaways. Please call Catholic Social Services, Norristown at 610-279-7372 for weekly dates and times. Offered both in English and Spanish.

Spiritual Outreach for Individuals and Families in Crisis
The St. Raymond Nonnatus Foundation headquartered in the Philadelphia area does spiritual outreach for families in crisis.  The initial mission of the foundation is to families affected by divorce and separation.  Check-out podcasts on varied topics at “Philly Nonnatus” on YouTube and Subscribe.
Spiritual Direction/Consultation Available by Appointment.

On-Going:  Free phone or on-line platform calls available on a ‘by-appointment’ basis.  During this time of challenge for the Church and for our communities, free spiritual services are available.
Offered By: The St. Raymond Nonnatus Foundation for Freedom, Family, and Faith.
Appointments Available with Fr. Kenneth Breen, O.deM, Spiritual Moderator and Anne DeSantis, Director.
To learn more:  Visit the website: or email

Unbound Healing Ministry
Feeling stuck and looking for freedom? Unbound is a ministry of healing and deliverance that helps individuals find freedom in areas of their life where they feel bound. A trained prayer team prays with a person using the Five Keys of the Unbound model of deliverance to help them find freedom and peace. Situations where Unbound can help include: relationship problems, inability to forgive, habitual sin, chronic anger, fear, or sadness, any area of your life where you feel stuck and desire freedom. For more information and to find a local Unbound prayer team to pray with you, visit the Archdiocesan website