CONGRATULATIONS CONFIRMANDI

On behalf of the parish and school of St. Francis de Sales United by the Most Blessed Sacrament, we would like to congratulate this year’s confirmandi, sealed with chrism and the Holy Spirit by Bishop John J. McIntyre, Auxiliary to the Archbishop of Philadelphia, on March 24, 2019. May the gifts of the Spirit fill your lives and deepen your faith in our Lord Jesus Christ.

FOR THE DEAD

Remember, you are dust; to dust we all return.

October 31: The Eve of All Saints — Hallowe’en

  • 5 pm: Msgr. Joe and the other priests-in-residence will be giving out candy and glow-in-the-dark rosaries until we run out from the porch of the rectory. Adults: stop by for a little cider and beer!

November 1: The Solemnity of All Saints
A Holy Day of Obligation

  • 7 am: Simple Mass
  • 7 pm: Solemn Mass with cantor and organ.
    Note: All Saints is an archdiocesan holiday. The rectory offices will be closed.

November 2: The Commemoration of the All the Faithful Departed — All Souls

  • 6:30 am: Lay-Led Morning Prayer (Lauds) from the Office of the Dead.
  • 7 am: Simple Mass
  • 5:30 pm: Lay-Led Evening Prayer from the Office of the Dead.
    Memorial candles will not be available this year. 

Each Monday in November, beginning November 5.

  • 6:30 am: Lay-Led Morning Prayer from the Office of the Dead for the parish dead. Prayer books provided.

Eternal rest grant unto them, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine on them.

Pray for the dead; the dead pray for us.