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Rectory Office Closed

The Rectory office will close at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, November 22nd for the Thanksgiving holiday and will remain closed through Sunday, November 26th. The office will reopen on Monday, November 27th at 8:00 AM. We hope that everyone enjoys a safe and Happy Thanksgiving!

Thank You

Thank you to all who donated Thanksgiving Dinners for St. Malachy’s and to all the volunteers who helped in the Collection and distribution of the meals.

Crab Cake Sale

  The Knights of Columbus are having a Crab Cake Sale, featuring Jumbo Lump Crabmeat Cakes from Capt’n Chucky’s. Orders must be returned by 2:00 pm on Monday, December 11th. Orders must be picked up on Thursday, December 14th in Parish Hall from 4:00 pm to…

Mass Book Opening

The Mass Book will open on Tuesday, November 28th at 8:00 am for January 2018 through June 2018. Only three Masses allowed per person per visit.

Christmas Flower Offering

An envelope is included in your December envelope set. You need only drop it in the Sunday collection. Those who are being remembered will be prayed for during the Masses of Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Their names and the names of those who remembered…

Advent Giving Tree

St. Isaac’s traditional “Advent Giving Tree” of will take place the weekends of November 25th & 26th, December 2nd & 3rd, and December 9th & 10th.  Please take a gift tag from the tree located in the back of the church and return the gift…

Jolly Jogues Book Club

The Jolly Jogues Book Club will meet on Tuesday, November 21st, at 10:00 am in classroom 7/8. We will be discussing the book, The Boys in the Boat” by Daniel James Brown. Please feel free to join our discussion of this interesting story of struggle…

Adult Formation

Join us Tuesday, November 14th, 7-8:30 pm in the parish hall.   We all struggle to find the right words to express ourselves.  Perhaps this session from our current Bible Study series:  Wisdom: God’s Vision for Life will offer some guidance.   We begin with a short…

Bunco

Join us Thursday, November 16th, in St. Isaac Jogues Parish Hall for a fun filled night of games: Bunco and the dollar game! $5 to play, $3 for the dollar game. Doors open at 7:00 pm with the games beginning at 7:30 pm. BYOB. Cash prizes! Snacks and drinks…

Jolly Jogues News

Our next Jolly Jogues event will be held on Tuesday, November 14th. Coffee and social will begin at 10:00 am. Members will be making Advent Giving Tree tags and preparing the new missals, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm in the Parish Hall. We will…

“Nunrunners”-Volunteers Needed

Our small but important ministry is in need of volunteers. We recently lost 2 volunteers and we are desperately seeking volunteers to continue this ministry in our Parish. Volunteers go to the Farmer’s Market at close on Wednesdays (6:00 pm) to pick up leftover items and…

Letter from Father Moerman

Dear Parishioners: As most of you know, this is the time of year when I share my annual overview of our Parish’s operating results for the fiscal year recently ended.  Let me begin by thanking all parishioners for your continued support of St. Isaac Jogues,…

Mass Book Opening

The Mass Book will open on Tuesday, November 28th at 8:00 am for January 2018 through June 2018. Only three Masses allowed per person per visit.

Respect Life Ministry

The Respect Life Ministry mission is to support the miracle of life through all its stages. With compassion and mercy, we engage in prayer, peaceful witness, education and outreach to families in need.  We welcome everyone to become involved in this important work.will meet on…

Stockings for Soldiers

The Knights of Columbus are collecting items for Christmas for our military stationed overseas. Suggested items:  large bags of coffee, canned fruit, Cracker Jacks and Beef Slim Jims. Financial donations (Stockings for Soldiers) for shipping charges are also welcome. An additional listing of items can…

Shepherds of Bethlehem

Give a Gift of Hope Since the year 2000, Bethlehem has been getting worse due to the unstable political situation causing poverty among Christians still living in the Holy Land. People have turned to rely heavily on the Olive Wood Business and it is now…

Adult Formation

Wisdom for Peace of Mind- The Tuesday evening Adult Faith Formation group will not meet this week. Our next session is on November 7th. We begin with the video at 7:00 pm featuring Jeff Cavins and the following small group discussion ends promptly at 8:30pm.

THANKSGIVING DINNERS

For Families of St. Malachy Parish You can sign up on one of the sign-up sheets placed at the entrances of the Church. We can use 125 dinners. Most families have 5-6 people. We also need dinners for families of 8-10 people. Purchase all items…

Parish Coffee

The Jolly Jogues Book Club will host a Parish Coffee after the 10:30 am Mass on Sunday, October 29th.  Please join us after Mass for light refreshments.   If you are interested in hosting a Parish Coffee, please contact the Rectory Office.

Pumpkin Drive

Support our parish by purchasing a pumpkin from the Youth Group during the weekends of Oct. 14th -15th  and Oct. 21st – 22nd.  We will have the finest selection of pumpkins from Lancaster County!

Pumpkin Carving Contest

All youth in grades 6-8th grade are invited to join in the annual Pumpkin Carving Contest on Sunday October 29th after the 5 PM Youth Mass. Bring your own pumpkin and pumpkin carving tools. Pizza, snacks and drinks will be provided!

Bunco

Join us Thursday, October 19th, in St. Isaac Jogues Parish Hall for a fun filled night of games: Bunco and the dollar game! $5 to play, $3 for the dollar game. Doors open at 7:00 pm with the games beginning at 7:30 pm. BYOB. Cash prizes! Snacks and drinks…

Prayer Service

The St. Isaac Jogues Knights of Columbus will be hosting a prayer service on Tuesday, October 17th at 7:00 PM in the Chapel.  This one-hour service will consist of a group rosary, silent reflection, and spoken prayers.  All parishioners are invited to join the Knights…

October Suggestions from Formed.org

This is a list of great October suggestions from FORMED! Discover all the best Catholic content in one place. Entertaining movies, enlightening programs, inspiring talks, and a great selection of popular ebooks—all just a click away! Take advantage of your FREE subscription to FORMED. Click…

Outdoor Mass & Luncheon

UPDATE: View pictures from the event here! Join us for an Outdoor Noon Mass to celebrate the Feast of St. Isaac Jogues! When: Sunday, October 15, 2017, 12:00 PM Where: On the side of the Church by the Parish Hall entrance. (If it rains Mass will…

Camilla Hall Bingo

On Thursday, October 26th the Jolly Jogues will once again go to Camilla Hall and join the Sisters for Bingo and Prizes. We will meet in Parish Hall for a Pizza Luncheon at 11:30 am and leave for Camilla Hall at 12:45 pm.  All are…

Adult Formation “Wisdom”

We could all use more of that!  Tuesday evening Adult Faith Formation program begins October 3rd in the Parish all 7 pm to 8:30 pm. Our first series will be from Ascension Press: Wisdom – God’s Vision for Life. If you are interested in learning more…

CONFIRMATION 2018

Bishop McIntyre will celebrate the sacrament of Confirmation at St. Isaac Jogues on Sunday, April 22, 2018. Parents who want their children (6th grade & up) to receive the sacrament in April, need to register their child by 10/01/17. Please note that this registration is…

St John’s Hospice Casseroles

October is St. Isaac’s Casserole Month to help the homeless with St. John’s Hospice Pans with lids and recipes will be placed at the entrances of the Church on Thursday, September 28th.  Please drop off your frozen casserole by 11:00 am on Sunday, October 29th, to…

9/11-2017 Blue Mass Pictures

Thank you to all that participated in our 9/11 Blue Mass to honor our First Responders. The Blue Mass is hosted to honor the work of public safety personnel including law enforcement officials, firefighters, and emergency medical services personnel.  The term “Blue Mass” is a…

Bunco

Join us Thursday, September 21st, in St. Isaac Jogues Parish Hall for a fun filled night of games: Bunco and the dollar game! $5 to play, $3 for the dollar game. Doors open at 7:00 pm with the games beginning at 7:30 pm. BYOB. Cash prizes! Snacks and drinks…

Walking With Purpose

The program at St. Isaac Jogues is introducing a new session this fall: Opening Your Heart.  This foundational, 22-week Bible study is designed for women who are new to WWP, as well as those with more Bible study experience. We welcome past participants and invite new…

2017 Time & Talent Fair

Update: View pictures from the successful Time & Talent Fair here! Join us the weekend of September 16 & 17 for the 2017 Time & Talent Fair after all Masses in the Parish Hall. You’ll meet members of the parish and be introduced to the…

Prayer for Peace in the Middle East

Prayer for Peace in the Middle East (In Unity with the Catholic Church all over the world) God of Lord and Justice, You call upon your people to care for one another and to respect our differences. Send Your Spirit of wisdom and peace upon…

Blue Mass on the Anniversary of 9/11

Everyone is invited to join St. Isaac Jogues Parish and the Knights of Columbus to remember the sacrifices of our Police, Fire Fighters, and First Responders at a Blue Mass at 8:00 AM on Monday, Sept. 11th. After Mass, there will be a “Ringing of…

Jolly Jogues Book Club

The Jolly Jogues Book Club will meet on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 10:00 am in Classroom 7-8. We will be discussing Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser. We will also be planning for our hosting of a Coffee Hour during the month of October. New members are…

Jolly Jogues Celebrating 29th Anniversary

This fall the Jolly Jogues Senior Group will be celebrating our 29th Anniversary.  We look forward to seeing you on Tuesday, September 12th, for the 12:05 pm Mass which is being offered for the Living and Deceased Members of the Jolly Jogues.  The 29th Anniversary…

Children’s Choir

Does your child like to sing or play an instrument? If the answer is yes, then we are the perfect group to join! All children, grades 2nd-8th, are invited to participate in the St. Isaac’s Children’s Choir. We practice once a week and sing once…

Jolly Jogues Celebrating 29th Anniversary

This fall the Jolly Jogues Senior Group will be celebrating our 29th Anniversary.  We look forward to seeing you on Tuesday, September 12th, for the 12:05 pm Mass which is being offered for the Living and Deceased Members of the Jolly Jogues.  The 29th Anniversary…

Bunco

Join us Thursday, August 17th, in St. Isaac Jogues Parish Hall for a fun filled night of games: Bunco and the dollar game! $5 to play, $3 for the dollar game. Doors open at 7:00 pm with the games beginning at 7:30 pm. BYOB. Cash prizes! Snacks and drinks…

Catholic Grandparents Association Conference

Join with other Grandparents for a day of learning, sharing, prayer and support with keynote speakers, *Catherine Wiley, Founder, International Catholic Grandparents Association & *Jim & Joy Pinto, EWTN’s Jim & Joy Show. Topics to include: Your Biblical Mandate, the importance of Grandparents to the Church, the Family…

‘Adoration 101’ explores Real Presence for young adults

CatholicPhilly.com recently published an article about our Pastor, Father Moerman’s recent talk to Catholic Young Adults of Chester County (CYACC) discussing the deeper meaning behind “adoration”. ‘Adoration 101’ explores Real Presence for young adults By Dan McCarty • Posted August 2, 2017 Catholic Young Adults…

Come Join St. Isaac’s Parish Family

Our Archdiocese requires that all Catholics should be registered in the parish of their residence. If you have moved into our parish and have not registered with us, please stop by or call the Rectory Office at 610-687-3366, or Click here to fill out our online form. Certificates…

Parish Hall Rental

We have a large hall available for parties, showers, weddings, family reunions, funeral luncheons, and of course plenty of parking.  Call Carol Friel at 610-687-3366 ext. 24 for more information.

Bunco

Join us Thursday, July 20th, in St. Isaac Jogues Parish Hall for a fun filled night of games: Bunco and the dollar game! $5 to play, $3 for the dollar game. Doors open at 7:00 pm with the games beginning at 7:30 pm. BYOB. Cash prizes! Snacks and drinks…

Support Catholic Social Services

    Support Martha’s Choice Market Place Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia Please help families in Montgomery County by donating toilet tissue, napkins, paper towels, tissues, diapers, etc. When:  Sunday, July 16th – Sunday, July 23rd Where: Bring items to the Rectory Office Monday…

2017-2018 C.C.D. Registration

St. Isaac Jogues Parish offers Religious Education classes for all children in the parish who are not currently enrolled in Catholic School for grades Kindergarten through 12th grade.  Classes are held on Sundays 9-10:15AM or 10:30-11:45AM or Wednesdays 6-7:15PM.  If you have any questions please…

Catechists Needed

If you are an adult who is a practicing Catholic in good standing, who is willing to teach Catholic Faith and Morals to the children of our parish, please contact the office of Religious Education at (610) 687-2481 or SIJDRE@gmail.com and schedule an interview with the…

St John’s Hospice Casseroles

July is St. Isaac’s Casserole Month to help the homeless with St. John’s Hospice Pans with lids and recipes will be placed at the entrances of the Church on Thursday, June 29th.  Please drop off your frozen casserole by 11:00 am on Sunday, July 30th, to…

Thank you, Choir

A special “thank you” to the Adult Choir for volunteering their time and talent to enhance the Sunday  liturgy during the 2016-2017 season. After a well-deserved summer break, the choir will resume their singing duties in September. The choir sings at the 10:30 Mass on…

Blood Drive

The Knights of Columbus will host an American Red Cross blood drive on Friday, June 23rd from 2:00 PM – 7:00 PM in the Parish Hall. The need for blood is constant. You can help save lives by giving of yourself.  For more information or…

Parish Calendar

We are currently working on the September 2017 through August 2018 Parish Calendar. Religious Education and Parish events will take precedence. If your group needs to reserve a room, please submit your dates and room selection to the Rectory or email Carol Friel at carol@stisaac.org.

Congratulations Deacon Dan

Congratulations to our newly ordained Deacon Dan Mazurek! Dan was ordained as a permanent deacon for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia on Saturday, June 10, 2017 and was assigned to serve our parish. His Mass of Thanksgiving was held at St. Isaac Jogues Church on Sunday,…

Summer Mass Schedule

The Summer Mass Schedule is as follows: Starting Monday, June 19th, there will only be one daily weekday (Monday through Friday) Mass and that will be at 12:05 pm. Saturday daily Mass at 8:00 am remains the same.

Altar Server Training

Veronica Wisely will be holding Training for Altar Servers on Saturday, June 17th at 1:00 PM in the church. If you are interested in attending please contact Veronica Wisely at  veronicagwisely@gmail.com or 610-416-2180.

Blood Drive

The Knights of Columbus will host an American Red Cross blood drive on Friday, June 23rd from 2:00 PM – 7:00 PM in the Parish Hall. The need for blood is constant. You can help save lives by giving of yourself.  For more information or…

Jolly Jogues Birthday Bash

Jolly Jogues are holding a “Birthday Bash” for all Jolly Jogue members celebrating birthdays January to June. Please join us Tuesday, June 13th at 10:00 am in our Parish Hall.

Thank You

We want to thank parishioner and Eagle-Scout candidate Thomas Zaffalon for organizing and carrying out the re-landscaping of the Parish Hall entrance.  Due to Thomas’ leadership and the hard work of the group of volunteers he organized, this area should be beautiful and green for…

Knights of Columbus

  Support Martha’s Choice Market Place Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia Please Help Local Families Personal Care Items Needed Please help families in Montgomery County by donating toothbrushes, toothpaste, individual bars of soap, shower gel, diapers, baby wash, wash cloths, shampoo, deodorant, etc….

Memorial Day

Happy Memorial Day! Thank you to all the servicemen and women for their service and sacrifice to our country to protect our freedom. Mass will be celebrated at 9:00 am in the Church on Monday, May 29th.

Bunco

Join us Thursday, May 18th, in St. Isaac Jogues Parish Hall for a fun filled night of games: Bunco and the dollar game! $5 to play, $3 for the dollar game. Doors open at 7:00 pm with the games beginning at 7:30 pm. BYOB. Cash prizes! Snacks and drinks…

Some Calls are Meant to be Answered!

Have you ever considered being a priest? What an awesome life it is! Do not be afraid to HEED THE CALL of Christ. For more information, please see our website www.HeedTheCall.org or call 610-667-5778. The priests of tomorrow are in our midst. They are members…

Why should we register at St. Isaac’s?

Parish registration is necessary to receive the Sacraments of Baptism, First Penance, First Holy Communion, Confirmation, Marriage, and to receive sponsor letters. If you are not receiving mail you are probably not registered. Please call or stop by the Rectory to register. (610-687-3366) Also, please…

Happy Mother’s Day!

Heavenly Father, Bless all those you have entrusted with motherhood. Inspire them to follow the example of Mary, Mother of Our Lord and follow in her fidelity, humility, and selfless love. May all mothers receive Your Grace abundantly in this life, and may they look…

From the Pastor-Outdoor Mass

I want to thank the over 200 parishioners who participated in our outdoor Mass and the potluck luncheon that followed. I was happy with the turnout. Pastoral council came up with the idea and worked behind the scenes. I also appreciate the Knights of Columbus…

Pastoral Council Election

Thank you to Sean Dempsey and Ed Sweeney who completed their full 3 year term on the council. They will be replaced by the following people who were voted in for the two open spots on the Parish Council: BJ Rand and Gina Mazzulla. Congratulations…

Jolly Jogues Book Club

The Jolly Jogues Book Club will meet on Tuesday, May 16th, at 10:00 am in classroom 7/8. We will be discussing the novel, Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger. Please bring your list of five suggested readings for the year 2017-18. All are welcome to…

Legion of Mary

Join the 100th Anniversary Rosary of the Fatima apparitions on Saturday, May 13th, at 1:00 pm in the Prayer Garden. In event of rain the rosary will be prayed in the Chapel.

Men’s Evening of Reflection

Men’s Evening of Reflection – St. Isaac Jogues Parish Hall Wednesday, May 10th, Mass at 6:30 pm, light dinner at 7:00 pm, Program 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm. Confession is available. Suggested Donation is $20, open to men and High-school aged boys.


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