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Dear Parishioners and those visiting us,

Greetings and welcome to St. Isaac Jogues Church , Wayne and its web site. May the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, the love of God the Father, and the communion of the Holy Spirit be with you.

The mission of the church is the mission of Jesus Christ, "to have life and have it fully." Jesus is our priest, prophet, and king who sanctifies, teaches, governs the people of God in His church . Each parish is part of a universal church in the diocese in which it is located. It exists to carry out the mission of the local Ordinary to teach, sanctify, and govern under the ministry of the local pastor and those who assist him.

"The parish is a privileged place where the faithful concretely experience the church." (Ecclesia in America#41) The parish "is the place where all the faithful can be gathered together for Sunday celebration of the eucharist. The parish initiates the Christian people into the ordinary expression of liturgical life-it gathers them together in this celebration, it teaches Christ's saving doctrine, it practices charity of the Lord in good works and brotherly love." You cannot pray at home as at church, where there is a great multitude, where exclamations are cried out to God as from one great heart, and where there is something more: union of minds, the accord of souls, the bond of charity, the prayer of priests.(New catechism, #2179 and St. John Chrysostom)

I am pleased to welcome you to our web site. Our web site which includes general information, sacramental celebration and requirements, and parish organizations, programs, etc.is offered to you as a means to assist you with becoming familiar with our parish and participate more fully within it.

I encourage each of you to live your lives fully in Jesus Christ by participating fully in our parish liturgies and the various opportunities we provide through our organizations and programs. May our parish become a vital one through the power of the Resurrection and the intercession of St. Isaac Jogues.

Sincerely Yours in Christ,
Rev. Stephen A. Moerman, Pastor


We are a Catholic Parish located in Wayne, Pennsylvania, less than one mile from Valley Forge National Park. If you are planning a trip and looking for a convenient place to attend Mass, we welcome you.

If you are thinking about moving to the Valley Forge area, we invite you to inquire about the possibility of making Saint Isaac Jogues your parish home. We have many organizations and activities for everyone to find something of interest.


 
 

Upcoming Events

September 2015
9/2 – Knights of Columbus – 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9/4 – Night of Reparation  – 7:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
9/17 – Bunco – 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
9/27 – Parish Coffee – 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Of Special Interest
at St. Isaac's this Month

Parish Giving 
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 above for information and instructions to sign up for Parish Giving.

Summer Daily Mass Schedule - Starting Monday, June 22nd, there will only be one daily weekday (Monday through Friday) Mass at 12:05 p.m. Mass will be celebrated in the Church. Saturday daily Mass at 8:00 a.m. will remain the same.

Mass Schedule:

Saturday
8:00 AM and 5:00 PM

Sunday 
8:00 AM, 10:30 AM, 12:00 Noon, and 5:00 PM

Monday through Friday
Winter Daily Mass Schedule
8:00 AM and 12:05 PM
Summer Daily Mass Schedule
effective June 22, 2015
12:05 PM

National Holidays:
9:00 AM

Night of Reparation
1st Friday, 7:30 PM

Holy Day Mass Schedule
8:00 AM, 12:05 PM, and 7:30 PM

New Sunday Office Hours - Beginning Sunday, September 13 the Rectory Office will be open on Sundays after the 10:30 AM Mass to 1:30 PM. If you need office assistance please stop in during these hours.

Monday, September 7, Labor Day - Mass will be celebrated at 9:00 a.m. in the Church in observance of the Labor Day Holiday. The Rectory Office will be closed on Monday, September 7th. The Rectory Office will reopen on Tuesday, September 8th at 8:00 a.m.

The 14th Anniversary of 9/11 Mass - Everyone is invited to join the Knights of Columbus for a special 22-hour Eucharistic Adoration (beginning in the Chapel at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 10th) of the Blessed Sacrament. The observance will include an 8:00 a.m. Mass on Friday, September 11th, along with an honor guard during the Mass. Refreshments will be served on the patio area after Mass.

Living Rosary - Please join the Legion of Mary, as we honor the Nativity of the Blessed Mother, in St. Isaac Jogues Prayer Garden on Saturday, September 12, 2015 at 12:00 Noon. In the event of rain the Rosary will be said in the Chapel.

Our next Living Rosary will be Saturday, October 10, 2015 at 12:00 Noon to honor Our Lady of the Rosary. All are welcome to attend.

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.

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.

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 5:15 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. in the Church starting September 3rd. To sign up or for further questions please contact Mary Therese Zirolli at stisaacschildrenschoir@gmail.com

2014-2015 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 sijccd@gmail.com or 610-687-2481.

 
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
 
   

    St. Isaac Jogues Catholic Church
50 West Walker Road
Wayne, PA  19087

610-687-3366
e-mail: rectory@stisaac.org
Rectory Office Hours:
Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Closed Saturday & Sunday
   

 
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