June 20, 2020: Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time

We now enter into ordinary time–the “season of the year” in which our lives as Christians is called to flourish and grow and build up the Kingdom. Not even the fall of a sparrow escapes the Father’s attention, so we should not fear!

Please note: Mass is now celebrated weekly at 5 pm on Saturdays and 10:15 am on Sundays; daily Mass during the summertime is at 9 am. Please join us if you are able, though the obligation to attend Mass is still suspended.

The upper church today will be open after Mass. If you choose to make a visit to our Lord, please practice responsible social distancing. Confessions will be available AFTER MASS with Fr. Matt in the garden from 12-1 pm.

Please remember that during Philadelphia’s Yellow Phase, extra precautions remain in effect during the Mass, and that the Sunday obligation to attend Mass is still suspended. Be safe out there!

Donations may be made online through Parish Giving, PayPal, Venmo (@SFDSPhiladelphia), or CashApp ($SFDSPhiladelphia). Checks may be dropped off or mailed at our address: Saint Francis de Sales Parish, 4625 Springfield Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19143.

This Mass was prerecorded on June 20, 2020.

Mass for May 17, 2020: Sixth Sunday of Easter

Jesus tells us very plainly how we are to love: we are to keep the commandments.

NOTE: This Thursday (May 21) is Ascension Thursday! Normally a Holy Day of Obligation, the requirement to attend Mass has, of course, been suspended due to the Coronavirus, but you are more than welcome to join us online at 10 am for the Mass of this most important solemnity of the Easter season. The upper church will be open all day Thursday for private prayer. 

The upper church today (Sunday) will be open from 12-3 pm.

If you choose to make a Sunday visit to our Lord, please practice responsible social distancing. Fr. Matt will be available for confessions in the parish garden (weather permitting) or (in inclement weather) in the back of church from 2-3 pm.

Donations may be made online through Parish Giving, PayPal, Venmo (@SFDSPhiladelphia), or CashApp ($SFDSPhiladelphia). Checks may be dropped off or mailed at our address: Saint Francis de Sales Parish, 4625 Springfield Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19143.

This Mass was prerecorded on May 16, 2020.

Mass for April 26, 2020: Third Sunday of Easter

 

The season of Easter continues! Jesus meets the disciples on the road to Emmaus–and he calls us to encounter Him and know Him in the breaking of the bread.

The upper church today (Sunday) will be open from 12-3 pm.

If you choose to make a Sunday visit to our Lord, please practice responsible social distancing. Fr. Matt will be available for confessions in the back of church from 2-3 pm.

Donations may be made online through Parish Giving, PayPal, Venmo (@SFDSPhiladelphia), or CashApp ($SFDSPhiladelphia). Checks may be dropped off or mailed at our address: Saint Francis de Sales Parish, 4625 Springfield Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19143.

This Mass was prerecorded on April 25, 2020.

MASS FOR DIVINE MERCY SUNDAY

Join us at 10:15 am on April 19, 2020 for Mass!

Doors of the church will be open for private prayer and reflection from 12-3 pm today; Fr. Matt will be available for confessions in the back of church during that time. Please remember to practice social distancing.

Please consider donating to St. Francis de Sales Parish. In the absence of a Sunday collection, we rely on your contributions to provide service to our community.

Donations may be made online through Parish Giving, PayPal, Venmo (@SFDSPhiladelphia), or CashApp ($SFDSPhiladelphia). Checks may be dropped off or mailed at our address: Saint Francis de Sales Parish, 4625 Springfield Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19143.