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Immaculate Conception BVM Church

215-884-4022
    
602 West Avenue
Jenkintown, PA  19046
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Welcome to the Church of the Immaculate Conception! We are a Roman Catholic parish in Jenkintown, Pennsylvania within the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.
 
May is the month especially dedicated to our Blessed Mother. The Family Rosary this month is on Tuesday May 24th at 7:00 p.m. Praying the rosary is a wonderful Catholic devotional practice. Please come as a family and intercede to our Blessed Mother for all of your needs and those you love.  Afterwards, to kick off the summer season, members of our youth group are invited to partake in a friendly game of kickball in the parking lot of the school (weather permitting)  from 7:30pm until 8:30pm. 
Immaculate Conception Synod Survey
We begin a survey of parishioners to prepare for the Parish Synod to be held in the fall of this year. The link to the survey is below and paper copies will be available in the pews. Please complete the survey one time, either in the electronic form on line or the paper and pencil version available in the church. There will be a box in the vestibule for you to return the completed survey or simply put it through the mail slot in the rectory door. The results will be published as soon as the data is compiled. It will also serve as focus points in the Synod this fall.
Golf Outing Registration
The 12th Annual Immaculate Conception BVM Church
Golf Outing & Social is Monday June 6th

All golfers are invited to our Annual Golf outing at Old York Road Country Club. Registration starts at 11:00am. Lunch is at 11:30am followed by a shotgun start at 12:30pm. Dinner and Awards will be hosted after at 6:00pm. The cost per golfer is $150 and guests attending dinner with golfers are an additional $40. To register, please click on the link above.  For more information, please call Bob Gabage at 215-350-7326.
Vacation Bible School (VBS) 2016!


Come “Follow Jesus the Light of the World” in the Summer of 2016 at our VBS Cave Quest. The camp runs from June 20th through June 24th in Conahan Hall from 9:00am-12:00pm. All children between the grades K-5 are invited to participate as campers and those children, or adults, that are older than 5th are invited to volunteer as counselors! Click below for the online registration forms. If you have any questions, or if you would like a paper copy of the regstration forms, please contact Jen in the ministry office at 215-884-4022 or ministry.icc@gmail.com.


Vacation Bible School - Camper Registration Form
Vacation Bible School - Volunteer Registration Form


 
Summer Leadership Camp 2016!
Chris Seifert is coming back to Immaculate Conception this Summer! Students in grades 4-8 looking for an incredibly fun learning experience with exciting acctivities and lifelong lessons and friendships are invited to attend our Summer Youth Leadership Camp at Immaculate Conception from August 8th through 11th, 9:00am until 3:00pm each day. The registration fee is $135. For more information contact Chris Seifert at seifertspeaks@gmail.com or click above for the registration form. 
Abbey Faith and Music Festival 2016

Abbey Faith and Music Festival is back for a 3rd year. Parishioners at Immaculate Conception are invited to this dynamic day in September filled with inspiring talks, music and Mass all centered around Christ. All parishioners interested in attending are asked to e-mail the ministry office (ministry.icc@gmail.com) so that we can purchase group tickets. Click above to visit the event website! 
Cardinal Foley Symposium Invitation
A professional forum titled, “Communication and Mercy: A Fruitful Encounter,” will discuss the message of Pope Francis in the context of the media.  This forum will take place on Thursday, May 26 at 10:00 a.m. at Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary’s Vianney Hall Auditorium. It is open to the public free of charge.  A special ticketed luncheon will follow. At that time, the first annual Cardinal Foley Award for Excellence in Communications will be presented to Pat Ciarrocchi, former longtime news anchor at CBS3 in Philadelphia.  This event beings at 12:00 p.m. in the Eakins Room.  Tickets are on sale for $25 per person.  Please see the flyer above for more information. 
Joint Letter To Congress: Support The Conscience Protection Act Of 2016
The link above contains important information from the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) about a major development that could positively impact the pro-life movement in our country.  The USCCB joined twenty-five other major pro-life, religious, and health care organizations in urging the U.S. House of Representatives to pass the Conscience Protection Act of 2016 (H.R. 4828). Signatories include ten medical groups representing tens of thousands of health care professionals who object to abortion and are seeking legal protections that allow them to serve patients without violating their conscience.
Photo Book - Your Photos are needed
As part of our celebration of the sesquicentennial of the parish, we are hoping to assemble a book consisting of favorite family photos that have something to do with our church and a small paragraph describing why the picture is so treasured.  If you just have a story and no picture that could be submitted too but a picture is of course more interesting.  The following is an example from another parish of the kind of thing we are looking for.  Pictures must be very good copies, no originals.  We can’t guarantee that they will be returned.  If you can’t make a copy we could arrange to scan the picture.  Please submit the copy of the picture and the narrative to the Rectory. 
 

c. 1947  “The diamond had fallen out of my mother’s wedding ring some place between Communion and the parking lot (the ring was 57 years old). While looking for it, she said a prayer to St. Anthony and on her way out of church she spotted what looked like a pebble on the edge of the walkway in front of the rectory. When she turned it over it sparkled in the bright morning light!”
-Submitted by Margaret Mary Quigley

Important Details for Additional Parish Events:
  • May is the month especially dedicated to our Blessed Mother. The Family Rosary this month is on Tuesday May 24th at 7:00 p.m. Praying the rosary is a wonderful Catholic devotional practice. Please come as a family and intercede to our Blessed Mother for all of your needs and those you love.
  • Club 55 extends an invitation to all of it’s members and friends to our main meeting.  The meeting will be held in Conahan Hall on Thursday May 26th beginning at 12 noon.  It will be a covered dish luncheon so just bring a favorite dish (enough for 6) or a dessert. Come join us for a social afternoon.

Immaculate Conception Youth and Young Adult Ministry
Immaculate Conception Church offers a variety of activities for the younger members of our parish and surrounding areas. We have 5 groups, designated by age, that youth and young adults can participate in if they are looking for a place to be in community with like-minded individuals as they grow in the image and likeness of Jesus Christ.
Group Breakdown:
Group Name Ages/Grades
The Little Sparks  Grades: K-4
Illuminate  Grades: 5-8 
The Blaze  Grades: 9-12
College Catholics  Ages: 18-20
ICC Young Adults  Ages: 21-30
 
 
Click here to go to the Youth and Young Adults Ministry page

Keep in touch! 

NEW PARISHIONERS: To register at our parish, please visit the rectory office any weekday between 9 AM and 4 PM.

WEEKLY EMAIL MESSAGES: If you wish to receive weekly email updates from the parish send a note to iccbulletin604@gmail.com.

 

Need a Ride to Church or Appointment?
If you or someone you know needs a ride to Church or appointments the parish's Helping Other People in Emergencies (H.O.P.E.) drivers are ready and willing to help. The week of April 3rd please call Luci Harp at 215-884-3805. The week of April 10th please call Wendy Stanton at 215-885-2531.

                                                     


Pray the Rosary Before Mass Mon.-Sat.
The Rosary is prayed before the 8 AM daily Mass Monday-Saturday starting at 7:40. Morning Prayer takes place after each daily Mass.

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May 19, 2012
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5/19/2012 - Adoration
8:30 AM -4:30 PM




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Mass Intentions
Sunday May 22
7:30 AM
Joyce & Michel Markushewski

9:30 AM
Julia Smith

11:30 AM
Dr. George Selhat (2nd Anniversary)

5:00 PM
Pro Populo

Monday May 23
8:00 AM
Monsignor Flatley

Tuesday May 24
8:00 AM
Edward F. & Mary A. Britt

Wednesday May 25
8:00 AM
Peggy Fox Stewart

Thursday May 26
8:00 AM

Friday May 27
8:00 AM
Joseph Brandt

Saturday May 28
8:00 AM
Dorothy O’Hara

5:00 PM
Elizabeth Sloughton

Sunday May 29
7:30 AM
Joseph Ermigiotti

9:30 AM
Deceased Members of Smith Family

11:30 AM
William Janice

5:00 PM
Pro Populo

Sunday
Masses
Saturday
 Vigil at 5 PM 
Sunday
7:30, 9:30,
11:30 AM &
5 PM 

 
Daily Mass
8 AM
Mon.-Sat.
Miraculous Medal Devotions after Mass Saturday mornings

Sacrament of
Reconciliation 

Saturday 
3:30-4 PM

Eves of 1st Friday and Eves of Holy Days
4-4:30 PM
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