ST. MONICA ELDERCARE PROGRAM
Has medical/hospital equipment available at no cost to
anyone who is interested. For more info, call Bonney at
215-334-0285 between 11:00Am-2:00PM to schedule
pick up or delivery.
REGION 6 CYO HALL OF FAME
BANQUET & GOLF OUTING
Saturday, April 30th
Golf: Tee Times at Pitman Golf Course
in Sewell , NJ at 10:30AM
Banquet: Swan Caterers Waterfall Room,
2015 S. Water St., Philadelphia from 7:00-11:00PM.
Cost: Golf $100-Banquet $60
Banquet & Golf $135
Inductees: Nick Marra, Tom Bitto, Sam Germana
& Angela Baylock.
All proceeds Benefit The Daniel Parrillo Memorial
Scholarship for Catholic Education.
For more info, call Cathy at 267-237-7336.
PILGRIMAGE STATUE OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN
May is the month for our Blessed Virgin Mary.
What better way than to host the Pilgrimage
Virgin Statue for a week in your home.
If you are interested call Fr. Jim at the Rectory office.
Annual May Crowning
Monday, May 2nd at 7:00PM
Devotions to Our Lady of Fatima
Thursday, May 12th at 7:00PM
Mass, Procession and Rosary
Holy Day of Obligation
Wednesday, May 4th Vigil Mass at 7:00PM
Thursday, May 5th
8:00AM, 12:00Noon & 7:00PM
UNICO SPRING FUNDRAISER
FRIDAY, MAY 6TH AT GALDO’S
1933 W. Moyamensing Ave., Philadelphia
UNICO HUMANITARIAN OF THE YEAR
AWARD HONORING OUR PASTOR:
REV. NICHOLAS MARTORANO, O.S.A.
Party starts at 7:00PM $40 Donation, includes: 4 hour
full buffet with hors d’oeuvres, Beer, Wine & Soda.
For tickets call John Ferrara at 267-278-0825.
MANNA FOOD DRIVE
Manna Bags will be distributed at all Masses on the
weekend of May 7th & 8th. Kindly return filled Manna
Bags on the weekend on May 14th & 15th. Most needed
items: beef stew, tuna fish, fruit, pasta, pasta
soups. Thank you for reaching out to people in
BABY BOTTLE CAMPAIGN
On Mother’s Day, May 8th, we will begin our annual
baby bottles fund raiser for the Pro-Life Union of Greater
Philadelphia. Bottles will be distributed after every
Please be generous as possible and return the bottles on
NOVENA AND FEAST OF ST. RITA
The annual Solemn Novena in preparation for the Feast
of St. Rita will take place from Friday, May 13th through
Saturday, May 21st at the National Shrine, 1166 S. Broad
St. Daily Mass each day will be followed by novena and
reverencing of her relic. On Sunday, May 22nd, the feast
of St. Rita will be celebrated with a procession and blessing
of roses at each Mass– 8:00, 10:00AM, 12:00N, 3:00
& 5:30PM. If you are interested in carrying the statue of
St. Rita at one of these Masses, or for more information
ST. ANTHONY OF PADUA SCHOOL
FAMILY BINGO NIGHT
On Friday, May 13th, 7:00-9:00PM in our School Hall,
doors open at 6:00PM. Cost $10, includes: 10 Bingo
Games & Door Prizes. More information to follow.
NIGHT OF RECOLLECTION
ALL MINISTERS AND VOLUNTEERS
Tuesday, May 17th—6:30-9:30PM
6:30-7:00PM—Gathering & Adoration
7:30PM—Mass & Reflection
Sr. Elaine of the All Saints Sisters of the Poor will be the
Presenter. Take some time to relax and reflect on God’s
Mercy as we work together to serve God’s people.
Sign up sheets in the Sacristy or Rectory office
ST. MONICA ELDERCARE PROGRAM
SPONSORS A PANEL DISCUSSION
By Care Planning Strategies
Wednesday, May 18th from 6:30-8:30PM at St. Monica
Junior School Lunchroom, 1720 Ritner St., Philadelphia.
Panel will discuss: VA Aid & Attendance benefits, Long
Term Care Insurance, Reverse Mortgages, and Medicaid.
For more info, call 215-334-0285.
CATHOLIC HEALTH CARE SERVICES
Alzheimer Association Family
Caregiver Support Group
Saturday, May 21st at 1:00PM at Methodist Hospital
Morgan Conference Room.
Guest speaker Robert Slutsky, Elder Law Attorney
RSVP to Carolyn at email@example.com or
Celebration and Procession
On Sunday, May 29th 11:00AM Mass. Immediately
following Mass we will process from our Church to the
Epiphany Church parking lot. We will stop two times
along the way for Benediction with final Benediction in
the Epiphany Church lot. Everyone is welcome and
encouraged to join together to give witness to our belief
in the Real Presence of Christ in the Eucharist.
Visit a great website for young adults.
Lots of interesting information.
Spread the Word!
SCHOOL FINANCIAL AID FOR 2016-17
Three applications are available for next year:
log onto smartaidforparents.com. There is a $25
processing fee. Our school number is 11727. It is
imperative that this application be completed to be
considered for financial aid for the next school year.
10 WEEKS OF DIVINE MERCY IN
THE SECOND GREATEST STORY EVER TOLD
Beginning Sunday, April 3rd renowned speaker and
author Fr. Michael Gaitley tells the dramatic history of
God’s Love and Mercy as interwoven through the
transformative message of St. Faustina, the miraculous
appearances at Fatima, the witness of St. Maximillian
Kolbe and the world changing Papacy of St. John Paul, II.
Take advantage of this great experience; register free on
SIGHT & SOUND THEATRES
SATURDAY, MAY 7TH
“World Premiere Show SAMSON”
Feel The Power of Strength, Hope & Redemption
Bus, Show and Buffet at Bird-in-Hand Restaurant.
Cost $140.00, down payment $50. Bus leaves from 9th &
Mifflin Sts. at 10:30AM, going to Kitchen Kettle Village,
Dinner at 4:00PM, Show at 6:30PM. Leaving for home at
8:30PM. Call the Rectory office to reserve your seat.
Only 3 seats available.
E-GIVING AT ST. NICHOLAS
Electronic Giving is now available
"My E-Offering" has designed a secure,
platform in which donors may privately and prayerfully
make one-time or recurring donations.
Signing up is as simple
as clicking on the button at the end of this message.
We invite you to give
Electionic Contributions a try,
you will find it convenient.
Thank you as always for
your continued support!
THE FAMILY OF THE HOLY SPIRIT PRAYER GROUP
“Come and join us where nobody has it all together...but together we have it all”
St. Nicholas of Tolentine Church,
1700 S. 9th St.,
(in the Chapel-lower Church).
Every Thursday Night at 7:15PM.
Program: Prayer of the Rosary, Praise & Worship,
Bible Sharing/Intercessory Prayers.
For more info, please call ...
John or Ann Marie at 215-778-5505 or
Alfred at 215-954-7302 or
Steve at 215-380-1564.
DEVOTIONS TO ST. NICHOLAS
Every Thursday after the 8:00 AM Mass.
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.
DAY CARE AND CARES PROGRAM
Day Care is for children
1 1/2 to 4 years old
Monday to Friday
7:30AM to 6:00PM
Cares is an after school program for
students from 2:45 to 6:00 PM
We Welcome New Members to Our Faith
We are always happy to welcome new members to our parish family.
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.
HANDICAPPED AND SENIOR FRIENDLY
All are welcome at St. Nicholas of Tolentine Church, especially those of
you who think it would be too difficult to attend Mass. No steps to climb and
bathroom facilities easy to access.
Come to the street level door to the left of the
church, open it and there is an easy to operate elevator that will carry you to
the church. Don't worry about bathroom problems. The restroom is located on the
church floor, left side, as you face the altar.
Welcome to all.
PRAY THE ROSARY
ANYTIME OF THE DAY
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