Ash Wednesday, Feb. 26

Ash Wednesday: February 26, 2020

Mass Schedule:

  • 6:30 AM (Saint Anne Chapel)
  • 9:00 AM (Church)
  • 7:00 PM (Church)

Thursday of the Lord’s Supper (Holy Thursday) April 9, 2020

7:00 pm  C. Faust/J. Strefeler/choir

Entrance – 384 Lift High the Cross C3 314
Heritage Mass Penitential Rite and Gloria – 68/69
Responsorial Psalm – R&A pg 58
Alleluia – R&A pg 59
Washing of Feet – 293 The Lord Jesus
Presentation and Preparation of the Gifts – 510 Ubi Caritas C3 531
Chant Mass Sanctus, Amen, Agnus Dei C3 192
Memorial Acclamation – 72 When we eat this bread
Communion – 484 Bread of Angels
Transfer of the Most Blessed Sacrament – C3 272

Friday of the Passion of the Lord (Good Friday) April 10, 2020

7:00 pm  C. Faust/J. Strefeler/choir

Solemn Entrance

Responsorial Psalm – R&A pg 60
Alleluia – R&A pg 61

Solemn Intercessions

Adoration of the Holy Cross

363 Jesus, the Lord
300 Were You There C3 276
138 Father Into Your Hands C3 22
294 O Sacred Head
Seven Last Words

Collection for the Holy Land

Communion – 137 Father, I Put My Life in Your Hands C3 23


St. Philip Neri Church 100th Anniversary Celebration

St. Philip Neri Church 100th Anniversary Celebration

Dear Brothers and Sisters,
This is a momentous celebration in the life of St. Philip Neri Parish. I encourage everyone to join in the yearlong celebration and historic happening. -Father Robert A. Roncase

Saint Philip Neri begins a year-long celebration for 100 years as a Parish. Planning for this Event and Year of Celebration has been on-going for well over one year.

The Calendar of Yearly Events:

Sunday: October 6, 2019
11:00 AM: Opening Mass celebrated by Archbishop Charles Chaput
12:30 PM: Luncheon in the Parish Hall; 2:00 PM Outdoor Concert in front of the Church by the renowned Ringgold Band from Reading, PA.

Wednesday: November 27, 2019
7:00 PM: Ministerium – Thanksgiving Service at St. Philip Neri, followed by a Social in the Parish Hall and the unveiling of the Parish Timeline in the Hall.

Sunday: December 8, 2019
3:00 PM: Concert in the Church by the Keystone State and New Jersey State combined Boys Choirs.

Sunday, Monday and Tuesday, April 5, 6, and 7, 2020
7:00 PM each evening: Parish Mission in the Church with Deacon Eddie Ensley and Deacon Robert Herrmann from the state of Georgia. They are both nationally known Authors and Retreat Leaders.

Monday, April 20 – Thursday, April 30, 2020
Parish Trip to Italy

Sunday: June 14, 2020
Outdoor Mass and Picnic (time TBA)

Friday: July 24, 2020
Parish Car Show and display of Parish Historical Committee Collections in the Parish Hall

Sunday: August 9, 2020
Family Day and Picnic at the YMCA outdoor pool
more information to come

Sunday: September 13, 2020
Red Carpet Event in the Parish Hall – presentation of the many year-long production of St. Philip Neri Parish with a Wine and Cheese Event.

Sunday: October 4, 2020
3:00 PM: Closing Mass and Dinner Dance

Adoration – St. Anne’s Chapel


Monday through Friday from 9 AM – 7 PM

Saturday from 10 AM – 4 PM

To sign up or for more information, contact Mary at 215-518-1341; or Barb at 484-225-0033;



7th Sunday in Ordinary Time, February 22-23, 2020

5:00 pm C. Faust/choir

7:30 am C. Faust/J. Strefeler
10:00 am K. Katrinak/J. Strefeler

numbers are from the Glory&Praise hymnals

Entrance – #361 Alleluia! Sing to Jesus C3 324
Mass of a Joyful Heart 58
Responsorial Psalm: R&A pg 42
Alleluia: R&A pg 43
Intercessory Prayer – To You, O Lord (Alstott)
Preparation of the Altar and the Gifts – #660 In Perfect Charity 
Holy, Holy, Holy 62
The Mystery of Faith 63 
Amen 66
Lamb of God 67 
Communion –  #413 Loving and Forgiving C3  356
Praise Refrain –  #182 Psalm 103: The Lord is Kind and Merciful
Recessional – #704 Now Thank We All Our God C3 403

other:   711 Come, Christians, Join to Sing; 743 Sing a Joyful SOng; 714 All Creatures of Our God and King; 655 God is Love; Rejoice in the Promise of Jesus BB 712; 446 Where There is Love; 665 Love One Another; 493 I Am the Bread of Life; 514 Vine and Branches; 415 You Alone; 554 Go Make a Difference; 605 Blest Be The Lord; 670 There’s a Wideness in God’s Mercy

Ash Wednesday, February 26, 2020

6:00 am
9:00 am
7:00 pm

numbers are from the Glory&Praise hymnals

Entrance – #392 Enter the Journey BB632
Mass of Renewal  #92
Responsorial Psalm: R&A pg 44
Alleluia: R&A pg 45
Distribution of Ashes – Into the Desert or Be Still and Know That I am God BB469 or 635 Sacred Silence BB546
Intercessory Prayer – Hear the Prayers That Rise
Preparation of the Altar and the Gifts – #582 O Beauty Ever Ancient BB512
Holy, Holy, Holy 96
The Mystery of Faith 99
Amen 100
Lamb of God 101
Communion –  #265 Gracious God  BB118
Praise Refrain –  #154 Create in Me C3 37 BB769
Recessional – #261 Ashes C3 253 BB116

other:   636 Open My Eyes C3 426 BB 393; 273 The Glory of These Forty Days C3 262 BB 135; 271 In These Days of Lenten Journey C3 264 BB 128; 277 Lord Who Throughout These Forty Days C3 266 BB 137; 558 Come Follow Me BB 503; 411 Hosea C3 355 BB 655; 266 Again We Keep This Solemn Fast C3 261 BB 121