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     Father Joseph J. McLaughlin
     Deacon Johm M. Golaszewski
     Deacon Richard Napoli
Director of Religious Ed
     Mrs. Elaine Potalivo
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     Diana Sherman
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     Jeanne Flowers
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     Gary Mueller
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654 Hatboro Road • Richboro, PA 18954-1039 • U.S.A.
TEL 1-215-357-5905 • FAX 1-215-953-8190

A Roman Catholic Church of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia

Daily Reflections
Watch a video reflection on the day's scripture.
You can also read or listen to the daily readings
from the New American Bible.

Pope Francis' Daily Homilies.

Seventh Sunday of Easter Mass at St. Vincent de Paul



Streaming Mass from St. Vincent's

The Mass for the Seventh Sunday of Easter, May 24th, is now available. It is pre-recorded, and, although not live stream, is available at any time.

The parish intends to stream Sunday and Holyday Masses in this way for the duration.


During the Coronavirus Shutdown . . .

No Public Masses

Archbishop Pérez, has suspended the celebration of all public Masses in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. During this period, Father McLaughlin will celebrate private Masses (without anyone in attendance) to honor all requested Mass intentions.

The 7:30 to 8:30 P.M. Friday Evening Holy Hour, which during Lent includes Stations of the Cross, is canceled.

All scheduled baptisms, marriages, funerals, etc. will be celebrated as scheduled, but with due regard for the limitation of participants and reasonable social distancing. Only one baptism may be scheduled at a time.

All visits to the sick with Holy Communion by priests, deacons, and extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion are suspended. Only Father McLaughlin will be available to minister the Sacraments to those in immediate danger of death.

Family Sunday Prayer Service

In the Church's view, the family is the domestic Church, so Father McLaughlin has suggested that during this crisis when attendance at Sunday Mass is not an option, the head of the family leads the entire family in prayer each Sunday.

A resource has been developed to provide a ritual by which families, "the domestic church," can keep the Lord's day holy by joining together to celebrate part of the Church's liturgy at home. Ideally, the head of the family will lead the service; other members of the family should take on roles as readers. Each ritual for home is for a specific Sunday or holyday; it includes the Readings used at Mass and thus unites the family with the Masses that are being celebrated throughout the world. It could also be used in following the Liturgy of the Word in a televised or live stream Mass.

Seventh Sunday of Easter, May 24th

Click here for the resource in .pdf format.

or (better for smart phones)

Click here for the resource in webpage format.

Chapel Open for Visits

The Chapel of St. Louise de Marillac is open for visits to the Most Blessed Sacrament from 5:30 A.M. to 7:30 P.M. each day.

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania requires all visitors to wear a mask, and to maintain a social distance of 6 feet from other visitors and parish staff.


Father McLaughlin will continue to hear confessions in Chapel from 4:00 to 4:45 P.M. and 7:00 to 7:30 P.M. on Saturdays.

Atrium Accessible

The Atrium has a supply of Newsletters. Communications can be left in the Atrium mailboxes. Collection envelopes can be placed in Father McLaughlin's mailbox, or slipped under the door to the Parish Offices. Holy water and the individual bottles which have been provided by a parishioner, are available in the Atrium.

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania requires all visitors to wear a mask, and to maintain a social distance of 6 feet from other visitors and parish staff.

Religious Education Classes Are Online

All schools in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania have been closed. Students willl complete learning assignments and sacramental preparation from home.

Click here to access assignments.

Pre-School Is Closed

Together with all other schools in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the St. Vincent de Paul Pre-School is closed.

The following web sites are suggested as a source of activities the children can do at home, building on what they have learned so far.

  • — you may sign-up for this site, or try it free for one month.

  • — you will be able to choose grade levels (from Pre-K and up), as well as different subjects.

People to People Sunday
Food Collections Continue

Jesus Focus Food Bank

During the coronavirus "shutdown," We will be unable to collect food for the Jesus Focus Ministry Food Bank on People to People Sunday, the first and third Sundays of the month. However, the need still exists — actually, it is greater because many have lost their jobs.

Parishioners are encouraged to deliver food directly to the food bank at 1030 2nd Street Pike, Southampton, PA (215-953-2000). As you drive into the Bethanna Complex, you will see the shed in the above picture. Place the food in the shed if no staff are present; staff are present from 9:00 A.M. to 11:30 A.M. and will assist — you simply put your delivery on a cart.

The need is for nonperishable food and canned goods, especially those high in protein, as well as personal hygiene products.

Get Google Maps directions to the Jesus Focus Food Bank:

Street address, City, State:

Click here for more information on People to People Sunday.

Meals for the Homeless Continue

The Meals for the Homeless program will continue. Frozen casseroles are collected monthly to be used by St. John's Hospice ministry to the homeless in central Philadelphia. The next collection is Sunday and Monday, May 17th and 18th. They are dropped off at 20 Worthington Mill Road

The staff at St. John's Hospice have told us they are preparing trays for take-out.

Click here for more information on Meals for Homeless.

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