Beyond the Parish

Events and enrichment activities sponsored by neighboring parishes and organizations are listed. 

Updates to activities that have been suspended due to covid-19 will be forthcoming.  Please verify via contact information in each activity’s listing on the status of meetings, etc.

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.

Corpus Christi Running Club
Corpus Christi parish has an adult running club for fellowship and training. We meet once a week year-round on Saturday mornings at 7:45AM in the church parking lot by the Our Lady of Lourdes statue. Runners and walkers of all levels are welcome. In the Summer we have two runs (6:30 am and 7:45 am). We participate in several races each year of varying distances. Visit
Contact Ed Murphy 215-896-9630 or for more information.

Metanoia Resumed in 2021
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 (

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

Calling All Moms Groups!
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!