Friday, December 23, 2011
Merry Christmas to all our readers and visitors. We thank God for all the graces of this beautiful season. We ask Jesus, who came to us as an Infant in a poor stable, to bless and reward all of you who follow and support our mission of media evangelization.
Here is a prayer to ask for unfailing hope:
A Prayer for Unfailing Hope
Lord Jesus, you see my entire life:
past, present, and future.
You know my thoughts and feelings.
You see how hard life can be,
how unfair it can seem at times.
In all the confusion, one thing is certain—
your love for me never changes.
I place all my hope in You.
You embrace me as I am.
You walk with me and guide me.
Help me to recognize Your presence
and to follow where you lead with trust.
You desire only the greatest good for me;
You are on my side.
I place all my hope in You.
Help me to know how much
you want to be part of my life.
Widen the limits of my heart
to make room for You
and through You for others.
You are God, my Savior.
I place all my hope in You.
Blessing: “May the God of hope fill us
with all joy and peace in believing,
so that we might abound in hope by
the power of the Holy Spirit” (Rom 15:13).
To practice: Read a passage from the New
© Daughters of St. Paul
Saturday, December 17, 2011
Today and tomorrow we will be at St. Martin of Tours Parish on Roosevelt Boulevard. On Tuesday we will be at the Archdiocesan Pastoral Center.
Our prayers and best wishes to all for a very Blessed Christmas!
Wednesday, December 14, 2011
Saturday, December 17, we'll be at St. Richard's School hall in South Philadelphia from 10:00 AM until 1:00 PM. It is our 2nd annual Birthday Party for Baby Jesus at St. Richard's located at 18th and Pollack. With a lovely backdrop, costumes and the centerpiece of it all--Baby Jesus--children and their families may take their pictures with "Baby Jesus." For some families the Baby Jesus Party has become part of their yearly Christmas/Advent celebrations. Of course, there will be a display available of Pauline Books and Media for Christmas gift giving.
On Saturday afternoon, and on Sunday, December 18, we will be at St. Martin of Tours Parish on Roosevelt Boulevard. We will have a book and media display at all the Masses with books and materials in English, Spanish and Portuguese.
On Tuesday December 20, from 10:00 until 2:00, we will bring a book and media display to the auditorium space at the Archdiocesan Pastoral Center at 222 N. 17th Street.
We look forward to seeing you at any of these locations.
Saturday, December 10, 2011
To view our Advent newsletter please click on this link:
To see information on Christ the King Church, check out the parish website:
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
Wednesday, November 30, 2011
We are grateful to all the pastors and parishioners who have welcomed us into their parishes with a Pauline Book & Media display. Last Saturday and Sunday we were at home in Maternity of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Northeast Philadelphia.
This weekend -- Dec. 3 & 4 -- we will be present at all the Masses at St. Alphonsus Parish in Maple Glen, PA. We look forward to seeing you in Maple Glen! http://stalphonsusparish.com/
We will be present at Christ the King Church at Morrell Aveue and Chesterfield Road in Philadelphia on December 10th and 11th.
We will be on Staten Island, NY for the annual Daughters of St. Paul Christmas Concert. Then home to Philadelphia. This year for a variety of reasons we will not host a Philadelphia Daughters of St. Paul concert. Maybe it will be a reality in 2012. May you have a blessed Advent!
Wednesday, November 23, 2011
The facade of Maternity BVM Church faces Buselton Avenue.
Best wishes to all our readers for a very blessed Thanksgiving holiday!
We will be in Northeast Philadelphia this weekend at all the Masses at Maternity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish. Maternity BVM is located off of Buselton Avenue near Welch Road (9220 Old Buselton Ave.);
Masses are at 4:30 PM on Saturday; on Sunday 8:00 AM; 9:30; 11:00 and 12:30 and 7:00 PM We will have a display set up in the lobby of the lower level.
Friday, November 18, 2011
Our corner in Harrisburg.
Last weekend Harrisburg was our temporary home. We were present at the Harrisburg Catechetical Conference in the Cardinal Keeler Center. Then we were present at all the weekend Masses at St. Francis of Assisi church. This inner city parish is a pleasant blend of cultures and races--all very fervent and appreciative of books and media in Spanish and English.
During this past week we provided the book table for the annual conference of the Catholic Volunteers Network. The two keynote speakers, Fathers James Martin, SJ, and Richard Rohr, OFM, were on hand to sign their recent books.
Saturday morning, Nov. 19, we will set up a Pauline Book & Media display in the church of Sts. Philip and James in Exton, PA.(See the parish website at http://www.sspj.net/
We will remain at Sts. Philip and James for all the weekend Masses. Prepare for Advent with great reading, music, DVD's for the thanksgiving holiday evenings, and much more! We look forward to seeing you soon. If there is a special title you are looking for, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Have a blessed weekend!
Wednesday, November 2, 2011
On Sunday, November 6, we will have a display at St. Cyprian Church at the corner of Cobb's Creek Parkway and Cedar Avenue (525 Cobbs Creek Pkwy.)
And, we will be at the Bucks County Mom Heart of the Home retreat at Archbishop Wood High School cafeteria from 10:30 to 1:00 pm. The address is 655 York Rd., Warminster PA 18974. (The entrance is just a few yards north of Street Road). http://www.archwood.org/contact-us/map-directions/
Want to find out more about American Saints? Come to Nativity of Our Lord Parish in Warminster on Thursday, Nov. 10 at 7:00 PM. Sister Mary Peter Martin will shed light on people who became Saints in North America.
Sunday, October 30, 2011
On Saturday, December 17,
from 10:00 AM -- 1:00 PM St. Richard's School
at 18th and Pollack in South Philadelphia
will be the site of another
Birthday Party for Baby Jesus.
Wednesday, October 12, 2011
NOW AVAILABLE from Pauline Kids: The Mass Explained for Kids, a 40-page booklet featuring both the official text of the new Mass translation and accurate, kid-friendly, engaging explanations of the entire Liturgy. Perfect for parishes, schools, religious education programs, and families!
Price: $1.95 each
To order call: (215) 676-9494 or email email@example.com.
Wednesday, September 21, 2011
Call (215) 676-9494 to order this book.
For more information about this book, visit: http://www.pauline.org/ACatholicApproachtoLiving/ForgivenessACatholicApproach/tabid/620/Default.aspx
Thursday, September 15, 2011
Tuesday, September 20, 7 P.M.
Nativity of Our Lord Parish
Street & York Roads, Warminster, PA
See, I am doing something new! “God says, ‘I am going to do something new, something new with your life; something new with your health; something new with your family; something new with your dreams.’”
Have you come through a dark time? Depression, burn-out, financial disasters, death of a family member, or emotional chaos come to us all. We get through, but we want something beyond mere survival.We feel there must be something more. This talk is about something more.
Nativity of Our Lord Church Hall ~ please use back parking lot
Cost: $5 pp (nonrefundable but transferable)
Donation can be made at the door.
Please call the Parish Center (215-675-1925)
or email (firstname.lastname@example.org) for a reservation.
The Daughters of St. Paul will be present with a display of books, music, DVDs, etc.
About Our Presenter
The study of spirituality has been a life-long pursuit of Sister Kathryn James. She has an M.T.S. from Weston Jesuit Center for Theological Studies and an advanced certificate in Scripture. Sister is the author and during her talk will be referring to Surviving Depression, Surviving Depression Journal, Surviving Depression Prayer Book, Making Peace With Yourself, Inner Peace and Holding on to Hope, among others. Sister Kathryn is a Daughter of St. Paul.
If you plan to join us, please place a check for $5 pp,
along with your name(s) & phone number and mail to:
Nativity of Our Lord Parish Center, 605 West Street Road
Warminster, PA 18974 ~ Attention: Cathy Krzywicki
Checks made payable to: Nativity of Our Lord Parish.
Tuesday, September 13, 2011
Tuesday, September 6, 2011
Everything is buzzing these days at Pauline Books & Media. Why? We are celebrating the ways that we help people discover hope. After a lot of conversation, advice-seeking, and soul-searching, we have realized that what we do best at Pauline is help people discover hope for their lives.
Corporate-type folks would say it’s a “tagline” and that it’s all about “brand,” but we know better. It’s really all about who we are as apostles, about mission, and being true to God’s call.
Pauline is all about helping you discover hope in your life. We can do that because we believe that Christ, our ultimate hope, is the Light revealing to each person the mystery and meaning of their life.
Sr. Mary Martha Moss, FSP
Tuesday, August 30, 2011
Where: Corpus Christi Church 900 Sumneytown Pike Lansdale, PA 19446
When: September 17th & 18th, after all the weekend masses
Call us at (215) 676-9494 to request specific items.
Tuesday, May 17, 2011
Does God really speak to us? How can we hear his voice? What does the Bible have to do with us today? The teens who wrote this book asked themselves these questions, and they testify to the impact of God's Word in all areas of their lives- relationships, temptation, prayer, forgiveness, school, life choices, and much more. Teens Share the Word leads teens into a deeper relationship with God by modeling a personal approach to Scripture, and at the same time offers them Scripturally-based guidance for issues they face every day.
You are invited to share the Word on facebook at http://www.facebook.com/TeensShare#!/TeensShare?sk=app_4949752878
Saturday, May 7, 2011
Ask yourselves, young people, about the love of Christ. Acknowledge His voice resounding in the temple of your heart. Return His bright and penetrating glance which opens the paths of your life to the horizons of the Church’s mission. It is a taxing mission, today more than ever, to teach men the truth about themselves, about their end, their destiny, and to show faithful souls the unspeakable riches of the love of Christ. Do not be afraid of the radicalness of His demands, because Jesus, who loved us first, is prepared to give Himself to you, as well as asking of you. If He asks much of you, it is because He knows you can give much.
-Pope John Paul II (The Meaning of Vocation)
Wednesday, April 27, 2011
ARCHDIOCESAN REGIONAL ASSEMBLIES
ON THE REVISED ENGLISH TRANSLATION
OF THE ROMAN MISSAL
SPONSORED BY THE OFFICE FOR WORSHIP
These assemblies are for the person in the pew!
• Why a revised English translation?
• How was the translation accomplished?
• What will be the impact of this revised translation?
will be addressed. Samples of the revised translation will be presented.
All are welcome
to come to one of the following locations for these regional assemblies.
No registration necessary!
Delaware County Thursday, May 5, 2011
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish, Morton
St. John of the Cross Parish, Roslyn
Philadelphia-South Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul, Philadelphia
Saint Joseph Parish, Downingtown
Saint Ephrem Parish, Bensalem
For more information,
please call Father Dennis Gill, Director of the Office for Worship, at 215-587-3537.
Also, check the website for the Office for Worship for more on the Roman Missal,
Friday, April 15, 2011
This book collects the memories of John Paul II and brings you into an intimate "talk" with this beloved pope. These stories have been gathered together into this beautiful volume from John Paul's writings and conversations with friends, loved ones, and companions. In John Paul II-The Story of My Life, you are invited to listen to the story of one of the Church's most-loved spiritual fathers, told through his own words.
You are invited to visit www.pauline.org for other titles.
Wednesday, April 13, 2011
Friday, April 8, 2011
Saturday, March 26, 2011
Wednesday, March 23, 2011
From the Entrance into Jerusalem to the Resurrection
By Pope Benedict XVI
“This book is my personal search for the face of the Lord.”
Come, learn more about the thought and contributions of Pope Benedict XVI.
• Explore his writings
• View interactive media
• Participate in discussions
• Join in a time of prayer
Introduced and guided by Mrs. Anne Chavez & hosted by the Daughters of Saint Paul.
Where: Nativity of Our Lord Church Hall
(Please use back parking lot)
605 W. Street Rd.
Warminster, PA 18974
When: Thursday, March 24th ~ 7:00 P.M.
Where: Corpus Christi Parish Rel. Ed. room
900 Sumneytown Pk. Lansdale, PA 19446
When: Thursday, April 14th after 12:05 mass
For more information about this event, call (215)676-9494 or email email@example.com
Friday, March 11, 2011
Tuesday, March 8, 2011
Monday, March 7, 2011
Last week Sr. Emily concluded her apostolic experience with our community in Philadelphia. She returned to Boston to continue her time of novitiate. We had a simple but beautiful "good-bye", celebrating our shared apostolate, life in community and prayer during the past 5 months. While we miss Sr. Emily, we are excited about the wonderful things that await her as she continues her journey in the school of Jesus, the Divine Master. Thank you Sr. Emily & blessings on your journey!
Pauline Cooperators Elly and Stephanie joined Sr. Mary Peter and Sr. Neville Christine at the Annual Philadelphia Catechist Convocation last weekend. The Sisters and Cooperators offered the catechists teaching resources and inspiring new books from our publishing house, Pauline Books & Media. To learn more about the Pauline Cooperators, an association of laity living the Pauline charism, click on the link below.
Tuesday, March 1, 2011
Thursday, February 24, 2011
Wednesday, February 23, 2011
Pope John Paul II will be beatified on May 1st 2011. Be inspired by the late Holy Father as you learn more about him from his writings, and conversations with friends, loved ones and companions gathered together in this new book, John Paul II- The Story of My Life: Collected Memories.
"I find myself before you without notes. I must find the notes within me, because everything that I want and must tell you is written in my heart." -John Paul II
Sunday, February 20, 2011
Most Holy Trinity, we thank you for the singular gifts of light, grace and virtue which you granted to Sister Thecla Merlo, and we thank you for having chosen and constituted her the wise mother and sure guide of the Daughters of Saint Paul.
Through her intercession, grant that we may live of her great loves: Jesus Master in the Holy Eucharist, the Church, the Gospel and souls--souls sought and served through evangelization with the instruments of social communication--to the point of total sacrifice.
O Lord, if it be in the designs of your divine wisdom, carry out even on this earth, for this very devoted Daughter of Saint Paul, your divine promise: "If anyone serves me, my Father will honor him."
Exalt this faithful Servant to the joy of the Church and the good of many souls, and grant us, through her intercession, the favor we ask of you. Amen
Thursday, February 10, 2011
Tuesday, February 1, 2011
The Jeweler's Shop is an adaptation of the play written by Pope John Paul II.
There will be a brief discussion and some refreshments after the movie. The Daughters of St. Paul will have a display of books and media related to the movie available for purchase. See you at St. Anselm's Parish Spirituality Center, 12670 Dunks Ferry Rd. Philadelphia, PA 19154. Phone (215) 637-3525
Monday, January 31, 2011
Here in Philadelphia, we will be traveling to St. Teresa's Regional School in Runnemede, NJ for their bookfair. We will be there on Wednesday, February 2 from 8:00 am to 2:30 pm; Thursday, February 3 from 8:00 am to 2:30 pm; and Friday, February 4 from 8:00 am to 11:30 am. For more information, visit St. Teresa's website: http://www.stteresaschool.org/ or call us at 215-676-9494.
Thursday, January 27, 2011
Friday, January 21, 2011
Kids learn best when they are having fun! These enhanced CDs combine upbeat music and easy-to-learn lyrics that teach and inspire. The accompanying reproducible activities make this a unique and valuable resource for classroom and home. CDs feature sheet music, lyrics, hand motions, and more!
Friday, January 14, 2011
We shared our vocation stories with the students -- they were very interested to hear about our journeys.The students had many good questions about the process of becoming a sister, how to know if God is calling them to the priesthood or religious life, and what the Daughters of St. Paul do.
After traveling together to bring the "good news" about vocation to many students from Kindergarten to 8th grade this week, Sr. Neville Christine and Sr. Emily compared notes and realized that they agree on many things:
1) Vocation is a great gift!
2) We need to PRAY and ask God what He wants for us.
3) Trusting God is very important.
4) God wants us to be happy.
5) It's a wonderful life! :)
To learn more about the Daughters of St. Paul, you are invited to listen to a message from Sr. Margaret Michael, the National Vocation Director of the Daughters of St. Paul, by clicking the link below. You will also find on the page some answers to frequently asked questions about the Daughters of St. Paul and becoming a Daughter of St. Paul. http://dsp.pauline.org/Vocation/tabid/106/Default.aspx
Monday, January 10, 2011
Vocation Prayer to Mary, Queen of the Apostles
Saturday, January 8, 2011
Thursday, January 13, 7:00 pm: Presentation -- "Getting Past Depression" -- at Nativity of Our Lord Parish (605 West Street Rd., Warminster, PA 18974). Beth McKenna and Dr. Heidi Dalzell will be presenting and the Daughters of St. Paul will be present with a display of our books on depression, personal growth, and healing. Call Nativity of Our Lord Parish at 215-675-1925 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
Saturday, January 15-Sunday, January 16: Book and media exhibit at Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish (2625 B St., Philadelphia, PA 19125). Masses: Saturday at 5:00 pm in English; Sunday at 8:00 am in Spanish; 9:30 am in English; 10:00 am in Spanish; 12:00 pm in Vietnamese; and 1:15 pm in Spanish.
Saturday, January 22-Sunday, January 23: Book and media exhibit at St. Vincent de Paul Parish (654 Hatboro Rd., Richboro, PA 18954). Masses: Saturday at 5:00 pm; Sunday at 7:30 am, 9:30 am, and 11:30 am.
More to come! Call us at 215-676-9494 or email us at email@example.com to schedule a book exhibit, school bookfair, vocation talk, or other event.
Wednesday, January 5, 2011
To celebrate this special week, we will be delighted to assist you in hosting a J-Club (J stands for Jesus) Book Fair at your school. For more details about this Catholic book fair, visit our J-Club website at http://jclubcatholic.org/book_fair/index.php or call us at