Nicholas of Tolentine Parish Community
pray for us.
1718 S 9th Street, Church
910 Watkins Street, Rectory
Philadelphia, PA 19148-1695
Rectory Office Hours
Monday thru Friday:
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM and 6:30 to 8:00 PM
Italian Mass, Every Sunday, 8:00 A.M.
Saturday Evening: 5:00PM
Sunday: 8:00AM (Italian), 9:30AM, 11:00AM and 6:00PM
Weekdays (Except Saturday): 8:00AM and 12Noon
Eve of Holy Days: 7:00PM
Holy Day Schedule
8:00, 9:00, 12Noon, and 7:00P.M.
How to find us.
Rev. Nicholas F. Martorano, O.S.A., Pastor
Rev. John J. Byrnes, O.S.A.
Rev. James Keating, O.S.A.
Rev. Howard Mc Graw, O.S.A., In Residence
Rev. Denis Wilde, O.S.A. In Residence
A Century of Faith, Family &
COMMUNAL PENANCE SERVICE AND INDIVIDUAL CONFESSIONS
Tuesday, December 23rd
Vigil– Wednesday, December 24th 5:00PM
SOLEMN MASS AT MIDNIGHT
Christmas Day, Thursday, December 25th
8:00, 9:30 & 11:00AM and 12:15PM
(No Evening Mass)
2015 NEW YEAR’S DAY-2015
Feast of Mary Mother of God
Vigil Mass-Wednesday, December 31st at 7:00PM
Thursday, January 1st
8:00, 9:00AM, 12:00Noon & 7:00PM
FOOTBALL MANIA SUPERMATCH
“SQUARES POOLS” $5.00 A TICKET
Sweepstakes participants can win $1000’s in prize money by simply matching the
numbers on the back of their game card with the score of pro-football’s
Championship game at the end of each quarter of play. The more quarters that end
in a match, the more prize money the participants wins if. 4 quarters match
$5,000, 3 quarters match $500, 2 quarters match $50, any one quarter match $10.
Sellers are needed-call the Rectory office. This could be a great stocking
stuffer. Benefits our Church and School.
STUDY AT ST. NICHOLAS|
WALKING TOWARD ETERNITY:
DARING TO “WALK THE WALK”
Is it time for a change? Walking Toward Eternity is an inspiring series designed
to help you live your faith more fully through daily prayer and meditation with
Scripture. You will be drawn into an intimate and life-changing encounter with
By putting the fruits of your study into practice, you will be able to make real
changes in your life to become the person God created you to be. Daring to Walk
the Walk introduces seven key virtues—love, forgiveness, humili-ty,
prayerfulness, faithfulness, sacrifice & thankful-ness—and outlines practical
steps for living them out in your life.
Join us for Walking Toward Eternity here at St. Nicholas Parish beginning
January 5, 2015 at 7:00 PM and contin-uing for seven weeks.
For more information or
SYMBOLON IS HERE|
AROUND THE CLOCK ACCESS
The Mission of Symbolon is to immerse the whole parish in the faith. It aims at
transforming adults on all levels-How they think, How they pray, and How they
live-by immersing them in instruction about the Word of God and the Catholic
Faith.Symbolon aims at opening the person to an encounter with Jesus Christ-One
that awakens a hunger to know Christ more deeply and to live as his disciple.
Twenty sessions can be viewed at home, work, with family or friends. Live stream
allows you to study sacred scripture and to be immersed in the deposit of faith.
This is a free service offered by our parish, paid for
by our parish.
SYMBOLON IS HERE AT OUR PARISH
More added 12-12-2014 Click here to learn more
Annual Caroling will take place on
Thursday, December 18th at 7:00PM. Featuring: Neumann-Goretti Orchestra, Mara
Justine, Marc Antonelli and the St. Nicholas Choir. REMEMBER: To bring a new
unwrapped gift for a child or adult to assist our needy families during the
Christmas Season. Refreshments following in School Hall.
BENEFIT OUR SCHOOL
ST. ANTHONY OF PADUA
ShopRite, 2301 W. Oregon Ave. offers a program to
benefit our school, St. Anthony of Padua. If you shop at
ShopRite of Oregon Avenue, save your cash register
receipts. Turn them in to the school and the school will
receive 1/2% of the total cash receipt. You must shop at
ShopRite at 2301 W. Oregon Ave. for the school to
receive this benefit.
THE SKY IS THE LIMIT FOR OUR SCHOOL
Just register, shop and earn for our school.
Here’s how it works:
Register your Shop-Rite price plus card at
ShopRiteForMySchool.com and select our school.
Shop for participating products at Shoprite during
advertised promotions using your price plus card.
Earnings are automatically credited to our school.
ShopRite stores are giving away up to $1 Million
to local schools during the 2014-2015 school year via
box tops for education.
GOLDEN AGE CLUB
Our Golden Age group is seeking new members.
meet every Monday from 9:00-11:30AM.
Join in for coffee, bagels, and bingo.
Come greet our new president
A SPECIAL THANK YOU
Thanks and many blessings to Jenny Panvini for all her service, leadership and
sacrifices given to the Golden Age Club the past 24 years. As she retires as the
President we wish her the very best of health and happiness.
We Welcome New Members to Our Faith
We are always happy to welcome new members to our parish family. If you
would like to register as a parishioner, please stop by our office any weekday,
Monday through Friday from 9:00am to 4:00pm, or by appointment.
TO PRAY THE ROSARY AT
ANYTIME OF THE DAY
There is now a website that you can go to:
HOME CONSECRATION TO THE
SACRED HEART OF JESUS AND
IMMACULATE HEART OF MARY
Anyone interested in having their homes
consecrated to the two hearts of Jesus and Mary
should contact Fr. Jim at the Rectory office
St. Nicholas of
Faith, Family & Tradition
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Saint Nicholas of
It was established on his feast day,
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