Bereavement Team Ministry
To serve God by supporting with compassion those individuals who are experiencing grief and loss.
Cantors and Organists/ Guitar Group /Choir
Music ministries supporting parish liturgies held throughout the year.
Includes Coffee Sundays, Baptismal Bib Crafters, Mercy Hospice Tins and Food Collection Sundays.
Pre-Cana and Pre-Jordan
For engaged couples preparing for their sacrament of marriage and for the parents and godparents preparing for their children’s Baptismal rite.
Opened to parish youth wishing to be trained as altar servers or actively participate through sports.
Eucharistic Ministers/ Lectors/ Ushers
Ministering Communion under both species at mass and to homebound, provide the ministry of the Word at parish Masses and welcoming and assisting in taking up offerings.
Worship Committee and Pastoral Council
Responsible for coordinating all matters pertaining to church liturgy and environment with the Pastor and advises the Pastor, as solicited, on matters pertaining to pastoral life and mission of the parish.
We the faithful of Notre Dame de Lourdes Parish of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, in communion with our Holy Father, our Archbishop,
and our Pastor, proclaim to everyone the Good News of salvation through the death and resurrection of Our Lord, Jesus Christ.
a parish with a diverse community of people who strive by prayer and service to live in God through grace.
We value our Catholic faith,
our families, our parish heritage, and our Catholic education and schools. We value the gifts the Lord has given us individually and
as a community, and we therefore commit ourselves to:
- Worship God through prayerful liturgical celebrations, particularly through the Eucharist and the other Sacraments of the Church;
- Serve in charity all our sisters and brothers, particularly the poor and needy;
- Educate members of our parish, young and old, in a
deeper understanding of our faith;
- Evangelize all members of our community;
- Support and encourage ecumenical relationships;
and nourish community in family, parish and society.
We pray to God, through the intercession of Our Lady of Lourdes, for guidance to answer the call to become a faith-filled parish community.
Groups & Committees
Established under diocesan guidelines to advise the pastor on parish financial matters as requested.
Designed to support women and their families during the joys, challenges and sorrows of the childbearing years. Volunteers who offer prayer, support and friendship to other women who are hoping to conceive or adopt, are expecting, celebrating the birth of a child or are mourning a miscarriage or death of a child.
Our Lady's Seniors
Senior citizens (55 years young and up) meet on the first and third Fridays, September through June at 2PM. This group promotes fellowship and provides activities including regional bus trips for the members.
Altar linens are laundered, communion vessels are cleaned candles are replaced and light cleaning is done in the church on Monday mornings after mass.
Legion of Mary
Organization of Catholic men and women who meet weekly and work with the Pastor to promote spiritual works in the parish, including visitation of the sick and spreading devotion to the Rosary.
A team of health professionals and lay volunteers dedicated to promoting health and wellness of body, mind, and spirit for our parish community and reflect the compassionate healing love of Jesus Christ.