CELEBRATING OUR 169TH ANNIVERSARY

FOUNDED JULY 17, 1847




IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS

2016 BARNYARD ROUNDUP EXPRESS VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL!Postponed until July 11th-14th

Msgr. Bill Glosser has been appointed as administrator of our parish of St. Stephen’s effective July 1. We ask that you keep Monsignor in your prayers as he becomes our new shepherd and welcome him to our parish.

Please remember Father Dave in your prayers. Effective July 1st, he will be Pastor Emeritus. This Sunday, June 26th, the 11 a.m. Mass will be Father Dave’s last Sunday Mass in the parish. Please join us in the School Gym after Mass for coffee and cupcakes as we thank him for his eight years of service to our parish and wish him a Happy Retirement. Thank you to the St. Vincent de Paul Society for providing the cupcakes.

On July 17th, we will celebrate our 169th Anniversary. There will be a special anniversary envelope in the July mailing. We are asking everyone to be as generous as possible. We have sidewalk repairs, school boiler repairs and other maintenance items to do this summer. Any financial assistance you can give will be most appreciated. Once again, we will do a Special Anniversary list of contributors later this summer.

The SECOND collection this weekend JUNE 26, THE THIRTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME, will be for REGIONAL SCHOOL COLECTION to assist with the parish monthly subsidy to Assumption BVM School.
Thank you, so very much, to our volunteer church cleaners. We are still in need of Lectors and Extraordinary Ministers. If you can help, please call the rectory during business hours.

Thank you to those who contributed to the 168th Special Anniversary Collection last year! A Commemorative Booklet of donors is available. Thank you to the 102 contributors!There will be another Special Anniversary Collection in July.

Thank you to those who contribute to the Air Conditioning and Snow Removal funds. We are so grateful for your support.

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Do you know an elderly or disabled parishioner who cannot get to Mass? Please call the rectory with the information and we will contact them. Communion Calls are usually made the 1st Friday of the Month.

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IMPORTANT LINKS

2016 Bishop’s Annual Appeal

The Vatican

Diocese of Allentown

PrayerCampaign.org