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 &
Three new Electric Candle racks for our St. Pio Grotto, generosity of
Nick Di Cicco,
D & D Securities, Inc.
in memory of
Rita Di Cicco,
Dominic Di Cicco and
Yolanda and Richard Morace.
DAY CARE AND CARES PROGRAM
Day Care is for children from 1 1/2 to 4
year s old from Monday to Fr iday
from 7:30AM to 6:00PM.
Cares is an after school program for our
students from 2:45 to 6:00PM.
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.
BIBLE 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, humility,
prayerfulness, faithfulness, sacrifice & thankfulness—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 continuing for seven weeks.
For more information call Rectory Office 215-463-1326
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.
CATHOLIC SCHOOLS WEEK THEME:
FAITH, KNOWLEDGE & SERVICE
Adoration 8:30AM—12:00Noon, Monday to Friday
Confessions on Wednesday, 7:30-8:00PM
Evening Prayer 6:45PM, Monday to Thursday
Lenten Mass 7:00PM, Monday to Thursday
Station of the Cross & Benediction, 7:00PM Fridays
Living Stations of the Cross,
Friday March 27th at 7:00PM
BLESSING OF THE THROATS
Saturday, January 31st, after 5:00PM Mass
and Sunday, February 1st after all Masses
WORLD MARRIAGE DAY CELEBRATION
Sunday, February 8th at the 11:00AM Mass.
Call the Rectory office or fill out the form on
the Church table. Renewal of Vows and
refreshments following in the School Hall.
SOUTH PHILLY LIONS CLUB
VALENTINE’S DINNER PARTY
On Tuesday, February 10th from 6:00-10:00PM at
Waterfall Room 2015 S. Water St. Cost $40 a person for
dinner, open bar, dancing. There will be a raffle and
favors for the ladies. For reservations call Barbara Ricci
THE ITALIAN AMERICANS
A new two-part, four-hour documentary series about the
Italian experience in America, will premiere on WHYYTV
on Tuesday, February 17th & 24th from 9:00-
11:00PM. The series, written and produced by John
Maggio and narrated by Academy Award nominated
actor Stanley Tucci, explores the evolution of Italian
Americans from late nineteenth century to today, from
“outsiders” once viewed with suspicion and mistrust to
some of the most prominent leaders of business, politics
and the arts today.
ASH WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 18TH
Ashes will be distributed after all Masses
& Prayer Service
Masses-8:00, 9:00AM, 12:00Noon & 7:00PM
3:00PM Prayer Service
DESIGNER BAG BINGO
A Designer Bag Bingo sponsored by St. Nicholas
in the School Hall on Friday, February 27th.
More information to follow.
HONEYMOON IN VEGAS
Saturday, March 7th Dinner at Bucca DeBeppo
in New York. Cost $220 for bus, show and dinner.
Bus leaves from 9th & Mifflin Sts. at 8:15AM and
will be returning at 9:30PM.
Down payment of $100 due at sign up.
SYMBOLON IS HERE AT OUR PARISH
Click here to learn more
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
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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