2/5 – Night of Reparation – 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
2/14 – Parish Coffee – 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
2/18 – Bunco – 7:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
2/3, 2/17 – Knights of Columbus –7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
2/3, 2/10, 2/17, 2/24 – Walking with Purpose – 12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Of Special Interest
at St. Isaac's this Month
St. Isaac Jogues is pleased to introduce "Enhancing Stewardship through Electronic Funds Transfer." - We have partnered with Parish Giving to offer this program to all of our parishioners. Please click on the logo for information and instructions to sign up for Parish Giving.
Winter Daily Mass Schedule - From September 8th to mid-June there are two daily weekday (Monday through Friday) Masses held at 8:00 a.m. and 12:05 p.m. The 8:00 a.m. Mass will be celebrated in the Chapel. The 12:05 p.m. Mass will be celebrated in the Church. Saturday daily Mass at 8:00 a.m. will remain the same.
8:00 AM and 5:00 PM
8:00 AM, 10:30 AM, 12:00 Noon, and 5:00 PM
Monday through Friday
8:00 AM and 12:05 PM
Night of Reparation
1st Friday, 7:30 PM
Holy Day Mass Schedule
8:00 AM, 12:05 PM, and 7:30 PM
Blessing of the Throats - The Feast of St. Blaise is Wednesday, February 3rd. We will have the Blessing of the Throats at the 8:00 a.m. Mass and at the 12:05 p.m. Mass.
Ash Wednesday - Ash Wednesday is February 10th. Ashes will be distributed at all Masses:
8:00 a.m., 12:05 p.m. and the 7:30 p.m. Mass. All Masses will be held in the Church.
Mark your Calendar - Please join us on Saturday, April 16 to celebrate St. Isaac Jogues 45th Anniversary. There will be a Mass at 5:00 p.m. followed by a celebration reception with appetizers and dinner. Cost of the meal is $35.00 per person. This event is a BYOB. Tickets are available at the Rectory Office. No tickets will be sold at the door.
Holy Hour of Life - Every Monday the Legion of Mary leads a Holy Hour for Life for the overturn of abortion from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 Noon in the Chapel. All are welcome on Mondays to pray the 15 decades of the Rosary with members of the Legion of Mary.
Prayer to the Blessed Virgin Mary for Intercession in Iraq and Syria - Archbishop Chaput is asking parishioners to recite the Holy Rosary in conjunction with the prayer below to the Blessed Virgin Mary for her intercession on behalf of persecuted Christians in the Middle East.
Mother of God, Virgin Mary, be for us a safeguard from all illnesses and hardships. Through the great love you have for Christ, ask and beseech Him to be merciful to us, to give healing to our ailments, to console the downtrodden, and to reunite those who are scattered and to forgive us.
Jubilee Year of Mercy - Click here to view 56 Ways to Be Merciful During the Jubilee Year of Mercy. Pope Francis announced that the new jubilee Year of Mercy will begin on December 8, 2015 (The Catholic Feast of the Immaculate Conception) and close on November 20, 2016 (the day celebrated as the Feast of Christ the King).
Helping Middle Eastern Christians and others Persecuted by ISIL - If you are interested in helping Christians in the Middle East and others persecuted by ISIL below is a list of highly rated relevant charity sites. You can view their website and contact them to send donations. The charities are: Christians At Risk/Knights of Columbus, Catholic Relief Services/Caritas International, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN), Mercy-USA, Mercy Corps/Syrian Crisis Response, International Medical Corps, Save the Children/Syrian Children Relief Fund, International Rescue Committee, Migrant Offshore Aid Station, AMAR Foundation, and WADI/Jinda Center. Besides these charities there are other, usually large, charities that can be found and directly linked to at the CNN Impact Your World site.
Website for Sunday and Weekday Readings - You are welcome to view Sunday and weekday readings for Mass as a way to read the Word of God outside of Mass and also as a preparation for Mass. The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops provide the following website.
Walking with Purpose - Registration is now open for the 2015-2016 women’s bible study. Walking with Purpose aims to bring women to a deeper personal relationship with Jesus Christ by offering personal study and small group discussion that link our everyday challenges and struggles with the solutions given to us through the teachings of Christ and the Roman Catholic Church. Walking with Purpose meets at St. Isaac Jogues most Wednesdays from October to May from 12:45 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. in the Parish Hall. Childcare is available. To register visits email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Bernadette Shine at 610-296-3365.
St. Isaac's Children's Choir - All children in grades 2 to 8 are invited to join the St. Isaac's Children's Choir. Rehearsals are held on Wednesdays from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in the Church starting September 9th. The Children’s Choir performs once a month at the 10:30 a.m. Mass. To sign up or for further questions please contact Mary Therese Zirolli at email@example.com
2015-2016 CCD Registration - St. Isaac Jogues offers Religious Education classes for all children in the parish who are not currently enrolled in Catholic School for grades Kindergarten through 12th grade. Classes are held on Sundays 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. or 10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. or Wednesdays from 6:00 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. If you would like to enroll your child or have any questions please contact Louis Valenti at firstname.lastname@example.org or 610-687-2481. Registration Forms can be found on the website under “Religious Education” and can be mailed to the Rectory Office with tuition and a copy of the baptismal certificate.