Saint Colman Church

Ardmore, PA

ANNUAL ANOINTING OF THE SICK
Vigil Mass of Anointing will be celebrated Saturday, September 30 at 5:00 P.M. for all who need the Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick. If you are chronically ill, advanced in age, or recuperating from illness or surgery, please come and sit in the front pews of the Church in order to be anointed.
 

ST. VINCENT DE PAUL SOCIETY
Baby Bottle Drive. Sunday, October 1
, we will distribute empty baby bottles in Church after each Mass. We ask that you take a bottle and return it with coins, cash or check as a donation to Mother’s Home in Darby, a shelter for pregnant women in a crisis situation due to homelessness, domestic violence or absence of support. We will be collecting your baby bottles on Sunday, October 29 after each Mass.

Clothing Drive. Our clothing drive will be Saturday, October 14 in our parking lot, 9 A.M. to 2 P.M. The Society is using GreenDrop trucks to support the clothing drive. They need men’s, women’s and children’s clothing, kitchenware, games/toys, appliances under 50 pounds. No furniture, TVs, computer monitors, or large appliances.
 

WEDDING COORDINATOR
Saint Colman is looking to hire a wedding coordinator. This position entails guiding couples through the wedding rehearsal and being present on the day of the wedding to facilitate the ceremony.
Please contact the rectory.
(stcolmanchurch@gmail.com)
 

READERS AT MASS (LECTORS)
Reading the Sacred Scripture at Mass is a special ministry. It enables the reader to be a more active participant in parish life. The reader provides a service to the congregation by making the Word of God come alive. We are always looking for new lectors, of all ages. Instructions will be given, so there is no reason to be fearful. Please contact the rectory now.
(stcolmanchurch@gmail.com)
 

KEEP SAINT COLMAN GREAT
Saint Colman is an outstanding parish with a rich history of extraordinary parishioners. To assist in assuring that the future is also vibrant and thriving, we would like your suggestions. Please email the rectory with a comment regarding what you like about the parish and a suggestion of what can be improved.
(stcolmanchurch@gmail.com)
 

TECHNOLOGY UPDATE
Saint Colman is gathering email addresses so that we can better communicate with you. This will assist us with informing you of a weather emergency (cancelation due to snow!) or last minute changes in the schedule. Please email your email address to Saint Colman at your earliest convenience.
(stcolmanchurch@gmail.com)
 

PARISH REGISTRATION
Everyone who lives within our parish boundaries should be registered here.  If you are not currently receiving envelopes, you are not registered; please call the Rectory in the morning to be sure you are registered.  We are aware that some are coming to Mass here who live outside our parish boundaries.  If you wish to, you can now be registered here. Please call the Rectory in the morning or see Father Ames after Mass.
 

P.R.E.P.
Back to PREP Meeting for Parents will be September 24, 10:30 in Parish Hall.

Questions? Call Bob Touey (610) 513-8495, rtouey@comcast.net.
 

PARISH PASTORAL COUNCIL & FINANCE COMMITTEE
The joint meeting will take place on Monday, September 25 at 6:00 P.M. in the Rectory Meeting Room. All are welcome.
 

SAINT AUGUSTINE’S CONFESSIONS
“Confessions” is an autobiography of Saint Augustine. It recounts his journey of conversion which ultimately led to becoming a saint. While the content is that of his own life, the material provides insights and guidance for people of all ages and every era. A seminar, consisting of five sessions, will explore this spiritual classic. It is sponsored by the Collegium Institute and is hosted by Regina Angelorum and Saint Colman. Plan to attend this fascinating presentation:

September 9
October 2, 9, 16, 23
7:00 P.M. – 8:15 P.M.

Light refreshments will be served. An offering of $30.00 per person is requested (if possible). Seniors and students are free.
 

EXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS OF HOLY COMMUNION
Assisting the priest in distributing Holy Communion at Mass is a special ministry.  It enables the Extraordinary Minister to be a more active member of the parish. The Extraordinary Minister provides a service to the parish by facilitating a timely and reverent period of Holy Communion.  We are looking for new Extraordinary Ministers (young adults and older).  Instructions will be given, so do not hesitate.  Please contact the rectory now..
(stcolmanchurch@gmail.com)
 

CATHOLIC FAITH INSTRUCTIONS
Are you or someone you know interested in becoming a Catholic? Are you curious about what the Catholic Church teaches and why? Are you a Catholic who wants to know more about your faith? Beginning soon, one hour instructions will be held one night each week.  Learn about the faith in a comfortable, interesting and informative manner. Pleaser contact the rectory as soon as possible. You will be happy you did.
(stcolmanchurch@gmail.com)

ONLINE GIVING AT ST. COLMAN
Online giving is available at St. Colman.  It is quick, easy, and safe: simply click on the Online Giving logo on our home page and you will be taken to the site provided for our parish by Our Sunday Visitor.  You can either register an account so you can donate more than once, or you can use Quick Give, which is for a one-time donation. All of your information is stored off-site in a secure area: the parish staff does not have access to your bank account information or your credit card information.  We receive notice of your donation that evening, and it is credited to you as it would be if you placed money in our collection basket. Please call (610-642-0545 on weekday mornings) or email (stcolmanchurch@gmail.com) the Rectory if you have questions or need help getting started.