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Youth Group Kick Off, September 23rd

Youth Group Kick-Off – September 23rd, after the 5 pm Mass. St. Isaac Jogues Youth Ministry offers the unique opportunity for youth, grades six through twelve, to fully immerse themselves in the Catholic Faith. Activities within the community, socials, spiritual and service events, worship services…

Parish Coffee featuring Nothing Bundt Cakes!

Please join us after both the 10:30 am and the 12 Noon Masses in the Parish Hall for a coffee social hosted by the Women’s Walking with Purpose Bible Study group. Please stop by and pick up some information about this Women’s Bible Study Class….

Walking with Purpose Open House, Sept. 26th

Are you tired? Constantly on the run? Always doing but never feeling? Jump off the treadmill of life and discover the peace which only Christ can provide. Walking with Purpose is a revolutionary women’s Catholic Bible study which has spread across the country, but began…

September is St. Isaac’s Casserole Month

St John Hospice All over the Archdiocese of Philadelphia people prepare a casserole once a month, freeze it and take it to their parish drop-off point. September is St. Isaac’s Casserole Month. Please drop off your frozen casserole by 11:00 am Sunday, September 30th, to…

Church Flowers

Anyone wishing to make a donation to offset the cost of flowers in the Sanctuary every week please contact Carol Friel at the Rectory Parish Office, 610-687-3366. Thank you.

2018-2019 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 7th grade. Classes are held on Sundays 9-10:15 AM or 10:30-11:45 AM. If you have any questions please contact…

Catechists Needed

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…

Jolly Jogues 30th Anniversary, Sept. 11

This fall the Jolly Jogues Senior Group will be celebrating our 30th Anniversary. We look forward to seeing you on Tuesday, September 11th, for the 12:05 pm Mass which is being offered for the Living and Deceased Members of the Jolly Jogues and 30th Anniversary…

Join the Adult Choir

St. Isaac Adult Choir…All Are Welcome! Our adult choir will resume singing on Sunday, September 2nd. We are looking for additional men and women to sing at the 10:30 a.m. Mass on Sundays. Our choir rehearses on Sunday mornings beginning at 9:30 a.m. Please contact…

Our Lady of Guadalupe Pictures

St. Isaac Jogues Parish was blessed to have a replica of the Our Lady of Guadalupe image in our parish from August 12th to the 17th with different services taking place each day. For more information about the events that were scheduled and further information…

School Supplies Needed by Aug. 26th

Join  us in supporting Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and Martha’s Choice Market Place by helping local families with needed back to school supplies. Help families in Montgomery County by donating: Paper Notebooks Binders Report Covers  Pens Highlighters Markers And other school supplies When:…

Father Bill Atkinson, O.S.A.-Servant of God

 New! The Augustinian Province of Saint Thomas of Villanova is happy to announce the release of The Father Bill Atkinson’s Story Trailer video. Watch it here: A little background on the Cause of Fr. Bill Atkinson, O.S.A. November 17, 2015 at 4:20 P.M., Archbishop Charles J. Chaput…

Independence Day

Happy 4th of July! There will only be one Mass in the church at 9:00 am on Wednesday July 4th. The Rectory Office will be closed in observance of the holiday. We wish everyone a safe and happy holiday!

St. Isaac’s Casserole Month

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.  Please drop off your frozen casserole by 11:00 am on Sunday, July 29th, to the Parish Hall Freezer….

Presentation: The Church of China

All are welcome for a short presentation on The Church of China, presented by Fr. John Zhao, a missionary priest from China. When: Sunday, July 1st at 6:00 PM Where: In the Parish Hall Join us if you’re interested in learning first-hand about the Catholic…

The Brother House

The Brother House is a work of the Legion of Mary, takes care of approximately 30 homeless men in the Norristown  area on Wednesday and Sunday evenings. The men take showers, and need clean clothes to put on after the shower. ONLY T-shirts, underwear, white…

St. Isaac Jogues Blood Drive

The Knights of Columbus will host an American Red Cross blood Drive on Friday, June 22nd, 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. It takes just an…

Summer Mass Schedule

The Summer Mass Schedule is as follows: Starting Monday, June 18th, there will only be one daily weekday (Monday through Friday) Mass at 12:05 pm in the Church. Saturday and Sunday Mass schedule remains the same. Exposition in the Chapel Monday through Friday 10:00 am…

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. The Rectory Office will be closed Sunday, May 27th & Monday, May 28th in observance of the holiday. Mass will be celebrated…

Pastoral Council Voting

Please remember to turn in your yellow envelopes with the names of your 3 choices for Pastoral Council by Noon on Thursday, May 31st.  Lists of the nominees and information are below and at the Church entrances.  They are lists not ballots, please use your…

Jolly Jogues Book Club

The Jolly Jogues Book Club will meet on Tuesday, May 15th, at 10:00 am in the classroom 7/8. We will be discussing the novel, The Nightingale, by Kristen Hannah. Please bring your choices for 2018-2019 readings. Newcomers are always welcome.

Diaper Drive

  Support Martha’s Choice Market Place Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia Please Help Local Families    DIAPER DRIVE Please help families in Montgomery County by donating Diapers When:  Sunday, May 13th – Sunday, May 20th   Where: Bring items to the Rectory Office…

Roses for Mother’s Day

Roses for Mother’s Day will be available next weekend after Mass. The Respect Life Ministry is asking for a free will donation with a minimum of $2 per rose. All proceeds will go to the Guiding Star Maternity Home. The roses will be at the…

Jolly Jogues

The presentation of Abigail Adams as portrayed by Marianne Connolly has been rescheduled for Tuesday, May 8th. Coffee and refreshments will be served at 10:00 am in the Parish Hall. The presentation will begin at 10:30. All are welcome. Flyers are available at all Church…

Sign Up Here: Outdoor Mass, Apr. 29

Sign-up below and join us for an Outdoor Noon Mass & Potluck Luncheon! When: Sunday, April 29, 2018 at 12:00 PM Where: On the side of the Church by the Parish Hall entrance. (If it rains Mass will be in the Church.) Use the online form…

Pastor’s Corner

Palm Sunday and the Triduum of 2018 here at St. Isaac’s went very smoothly.  I am grateful to all those who made the liturgies so spiritually enriching and uplifting ,as well as, to those who worked tirelessly behind the scenes. I am certain that I…

St. Isaac’s Casserole Month

April 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 Tuesday, April 3rd.  Please drop off your frozen casserole by 11:00 am on Sunday, April 29th, to…

Jolly Jogues News

Hot dog luncheon and Birthday Bash January through June Birthdays will be celebrated after the 12:05 Mass on Tuesday, April 10th, in the Parish Hall. Reservations are due by April 5th, cost $5.00. Drop in Collection basket or Rectory Office. Please mark the envelope Jolly…

Rectory Office Closed

The Rectory Office will be closed on Holy Thursday, March 29th, Good Friday March 30th, Easter Sunday April 1st, and Easter Monday April 2nd. It will reopen at 7:30 am on Tuesday, April 3rd.

2018 Holy Week Schedule

Living Stations of the Cross: Friday, March 23rd – 7:30 PM Holy Thursday, March 29th: Mass of the Lord’s Supper – 7:30 PM Good Friday, March 30th: Liturgy of the Passion & Death of Our Lord – 3:00 PM Stations of the Cross – 7:30…

Snow is in the Air

In the event of SEVERE SNOW the 8:00 am Weekly Daily Mass Schedule will be based on the Tredyffrin School District Schedule.  If the school is closed or delayed there will be NO 8:00 am Daily Mass that day, thus giving time to get the parking lot…

St. Isaac’s Lenten Events

Thursday, March 22nd at 7 PM in the Church “Praying with Sacred Art: A Night of Adoration with Sacred Imagery” On this evening, local Chester County artist, Kate Capato will speak on “Praying with Sacred Art”. Kate studied in Florence and will have samples of her artwork…

Jolly Jogues Book Club

The Jolly Jogues Book Club will meet on Tuesday, March 20th, at 10:00 am in classroom 7/8 of the Religious Ed building. We will be discussing our Lenten road of “Twelve Ordinary Men”, by John McArthur. New members are always welcome.

St. Isaac’s Lenten Events

Wednesday, March 14th at 7 PM in the Church Veneration of St. Padre Pio Relic  On this evening, Mass will be celebrated in the Church.  Following the Mass, those in attendance will be invited to venerate St. Padre Pio’s glove and receive an individual blessing.   Thursday, March…

Prayer Service

All are invited to join in a prayer service with the Knights of Columbus on March 13th, at 7:00 pm in the chapel. We will all join in praying the rosary, with informal periods of general prayers and silent reflections. All are welcome! Please come…

Bunco

Join us Thursday, March 15th, in St. Isaac Jogues Parish Hall for a fun filled night of games: Bunco and the dollar game! $5 to play. Doors open at 7:00 pm with the games beginning at 7:30 pm. BYOB. Cash prizes! Snacks and drinks are…

Snow is in the Air

In the event of SEVERE SNOW the 8:00 am Weekly Daily Mass Schedule will be based on the Tredyffrin School District Schedule.  If the school is closed or delayed there will be NO 8:00 am Daily Mass that day, thus giving time to get the parking lot…

Project Easter Basket

The Youth Group is sponsoring “Project Easter Basket” for St. Malachy’s Parish in Philadelphia. We will be collecting items for adults and children. Tags from our Lenten Tree are available in the main vestibule and from the baskets at the side entrances. Please take a…

St. Isaac’s Lenten Series

Wednesday, March 7th  at 7 PM in the Parish Hall The role of relics in the Church; “St. Padre Pio: The Importance of His Life in Today’s World”  On this evening, a representative from the National Centre for St. Padre Pio, Barto, Pa., will speak about this remarkable…

Jolly Jogues News

Our next Jolly Jogues event will be held on Tuesday, March 13th, in our Parish Hall. Refreshments will be served at 10:00 am. Abigail Adams portrayed by our parishioner Marianne Connolly. Performance will begin at 10:30 am. Marianne has portrayed Mrs. Adams in more than…

Lent 2018

Ash Wednesday Mass Times: 8:00 am, 12:05 pm, & 7:30 pm All Masses will be celebrated in the Church, ashes are given out after the homily. Daily Mass during Lent Daily Masses are at 8:00 am and 12:05 pm. The 8:00 am Daily Mass will…

Support Catholic Social Services

Support Martha’s Choice Market Place Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia Paper Products Please help families in Montgomery County by donating Diapers, Wipes, Toilet Paper, Napkins, Paper Towels, etc. When:  Sunday, February 18th – Sunday, February 25th Where: Bring items to the Rectory Office…

Adult Formation; David the King

St. Isaac Jogues will offer the latest Bishop Barron series from Word on Fire in six sessions: Tuesdays, February 6th through 13th, in the Parish Hall 7 pm to 8:30 pm. In David the King, Bishop Barron helps us to understand this pivotal figure in…

10th Annual Man Up Philly Catholic Men’s Conference

 On Saturday, March 3, 2018 at Neumann University’s Mirenda Center, the men of our parish are invited to join Catholic Men from throughout the Archdiocese for the 10th Annual Archdiocesan Catholic Men’s Conference – Christ Crucified – the Power and Wisdom of God. To celebrate…

Snow is in the Air

In the event of SEVERE SNOW the 8:00 am Weekly Daily Mass Schedule will be based on the Tredyffrin School District Schedule.  If the school is closed or delayed there will be NO 8:00 am Daily Mass that day, thus giving time to get the parking lot…

Message to last beyond Christmas

An interesting article was recently published on philly.com by E.J. Dionne, a Washington Post columnist.  The article titled “Message to Last Beyond Christmas: Choose Love Over Status”, dives into what Christmas is all about and a message we should remember all year. “When you ponder…

Support Catholic Social Services

  Support Martha’s Choice Market Place Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia PERSONAL CARE ITEMS Please help families in Montgomery County by donating toothpaste, toothbrushes, soap, shampoo, deodorant, lotion, shaving supplies, etc. When:  Sunday, January 21st – Sunday, January 28th Where: Bring items to…

Bunco

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

Deep Calls unto Deep – Meeting God in Prayer

St. Isaac Jogues presents a three part series on prayer: Parish Hall, Wednesdays 7 to 8:30 pm. Participants will explore the rich tradition of Christian prayer and encounter God through various prayer methods. Please join us for one or all of the sessions: January 17…

March for Life-Respect Life Ministry

The parishioners of St. Isaac Jogues have been invited to join the St. Monica bus trip to Washington, D.C. on Friday, January 19th, for the March for Life. The cost is $25 round trip for adults. Students and children are free. The bus will stop…

St John’s Hospice Casseroles

January 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 Tuesday, January 2nd.  Please drop off your frozen casserole by 11:00 am on Sunday, January 28th, to…

Christmas Mass Schedule

SUNDAY MASSES (4th Sunday of Advent): December 24th at 8:00 am, 10:30 am & 12:00 Noon CHRISTMAS EVE MASSES: December 24th at 5:00 pm and 8:00 pm. CHRISTMAS DAY MASSES: December 25th at 8:00 am, 10:30 am, & 12:00 Noon. (No 5:00 pm Mass on…

Rectory Office Closed

The Rectory office will be closed for Christmas from Sunday, December 24th through Tuesday, December 26th. The office will reopen on Wednesday, December 27th at 8:00 AM. We hope that everyone has a very Merry Christmas!

Pot-Luck Dinner & POSADA

Join us Friday, December 22nd at 6:00 pm for a Pot-Luck Dinner & POSADA.  The POSADA tradition comes from Mexico and was originally a novena celebrated on the nine days before Christmas. The word “posada” means inn, and during the evening we will act out…

Boy Scout Wreath Sale

Holiday Greetings to our Fellow Parishioners of St. Isaac Jogues from Boy Scout Troop, Devon 50. Several of our parish Boy Scouts will be on hand following the Masses on November 25th & 26th, and December 2nd & 3rd, with fresh Christmas Wreaths and Swags…

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.

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!


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