August 2021 Update: Mother of Mercy House Donations

“A generous man will himself be blessed for he shares his food with the poor” – Proverbs 22:9

Mother of Mercy House
Kensington, PA
Any questions, please contact Dawn Ellis @ 215-679-2160

New Updates for August

Listed below are the non-perishable donation requests for delivery to the Mother of Mercy House on Tuesday, August 17, 2021:

  • Canned items: tuna, soup, vegetables, spaghettios, etc.
  • Macoroni and cheese
  • Peanut butter and jelly
  • Diapers Size 2 to 5

Gift Cards: If, for any reason, you cannot provide groceries, Mother of Mercy House gratefully accepts gift cards. Gift card donations may also be put in the containers with the groceries.

WHERE: Please deposit your donations in one of the totes at each side door of the church, or in the wooden box in the narthex. 

WHEN: Please drop off all donations ON OR BEFORE AUGUST 15, 2021

QUESTIONS: Contact Dawn Ellis @ 215-679-2160

Contribute to St. Philip Neri through Amazon Smile!

You can now contribute to Saint Philip Neri through your online buying!!  If you use Amazon Smile you can designate our Parish to receive a 0.05% contribution every time you purchase on Amazon.  It’s even easier than scrip or saving receipts, so sign up today!!

Use just as you would  When you add items to your cart and purchase them with a credit or debit card, a portion of the price of most goods will be donated to our Parish, here’s how…

  1. Go to Sign into your account, just as you would sign into, it is the same company but a different website used to send donations where you choose.
  2. Find “My Account” in the top right corner of the page and click on it. Scroll to the Settings portion of the screen. Under account settings, select “Change Your Charity.”
  3. Use the search bar to find St Philip Neri Church, Pennsburg, PA.
  4. Click the “Select” button to the right of St. Philip Neri Church, Pennsburg, PA.  You should see a pop up that says, “Thank You. Now when you shop at, your purchases will support St Philip Neri Church, Pennsburg, PA charity.”
  5. When you purchase online through Amazon, look for the small writing at the center top of the page that says, “Supporting St Philip Neri Church, Pennsburg, PA charity.” You can also change your charity by clicking the drop down box next to this writing and choosing the “Change Your Charity” link.

Recommend you bookmark on your browser. Use this bookmark link whenever you want to use Amazon.   Please avoid going straight to the site.  If the site is not used, your purchases will not be eligible for charitable donations.

Finally, please spread the word, ask your family and friends to use Amazon Smile and designate our Parish (St Philip Neri Church, Pennsburg, PA) as their charity.  So easy!!

Watch the 4 PM Saturday Vigil Mass on our Parish YouTube Channel.

Click here to view our 4 PM Saturday Vigil Mass on the parish YouTube Channel. Please also subscribe to our YouTube page – it is free! Thank you.

First Friday of August, August 6, 2021

9:00 am C. Faust

Entrance – Transfigure Us, O Lord  GP 274

Responsorial Psalm – The Lord is King, the Most High over all the earth.  Psalm 97:  1-2, 5-6, 9

Gospel Acclamation – This is my beloved Son,, with whom I am well pleased; listen to Him.

Presentation and Preparation of the gifts –  Sacred Silence  GP  635

Communion –  Transfiguration  GP  382

Praise Refrain –

Sending Forth –  Transfiguration  GP  381

Liturgical Ministers Schedule & Letter

Please click below to view the Liturgical Ministers Letter and 3rd Quarter Schedule.

Pictures from the parish ‘Mother’s Day Rose for Remembering’

Altar pictures from the parish Mother’s Day fundraiser, A Rose for Remembering. Thank you to all of you for your support!

PREP registration for the 2021-2022 year is now open!

Registrations will be completed online.  Please go to the Religious Education Tab for details.  All children grades 1-7 that are not attending Catholic School should be registered to attend PREP for the 2021-22 year.

2021 Car Show, Register Online

St. Philip Neri Church 18th Annual Car Show, including a Craft Fair & Flea Market on the Church Grounds – Klinerd Road, Pennsburg – just off Route 663.

WHEN: FRIDAY JULY 23, 2021 4-9 PM

Now accepting Online Registrations for Car Show participants and Craft Tables. Register and pay securely by credit card today.

Registration on the day of the Car Show begins at 3 PM – Cars selected for awards, must be on site by 7:00 PM. Awards will be presented at 8:00 pm – Must be present to win. Cash Prize Drawing for Pre-registered Vehicles.

Come out for this great, annual event at St. Philip Neri. There will be great food, music, awards, door prizes, and more!

For more information, or if you’d prefer to drop off or mail in your registration, click on the flyer below to download or print:

19th Sunday in Ordinary Time, August 7 – August 8, 2021


4:00 pm C. Faust

7:30 am & 10:00 am C. Faust

Readings in G&P hymnal 908

Entrance – Praise to the Lord GP 732

Responsorial Psalm – R&A 122

Gospel Acclamation – R&A 123

Presentation and Preparation of the Gifts -God of Mercy 

Communion – Taste and See  GP 511

Praise Refrain – The Cry of the Poor (refrain)  GP 526

Sending Forth – I Sing the Mighty Power of God  GP 699

Other:  Christ in Me Arise; A Place At Your Table; For the Beauty of the Earth; Ubi Caritas; Loving and Forgiving; Look Beyond; Spirit and Grace; Grateful


The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary: Vigil, August 14, 2021

4:00 pm C. Faust

Readings – GP – #964

Entrance –  Hail, Holy Queen GP 376

Responsorial Psalm – R&A 124

Gospel Acclamation – R&A 125

Presentation and Preparation of the Gifts – Ave Maria (Norbet) GP 369

Communion –  O Holy Mary (Alstott)

Praise Refrain –  My Soul Rejoices (refrain)  

Sending Forth – Immaculate Mary  GP 370

Other –