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Announcements and Happenings

(If you have an announcement or happening that you think Berks County Catholics should known about just send me an e-mail GChaplets@aol.com with the correct wording and I will put it up. Give me a few days after you e-mail it. Thanks.)

 

Cenacle Prayer Service takes place at St. Paul's Parish Every Monday Evening at 8:00 Pm All are welcomed to join.

Monday's Bingo St. Mary's Reading 6:45 pm to benefit Mary's Shelter doors open at 5:30 pm (smoking section provided)

Places of Catholic interest in or near Berks County and Local Organizations

Local Catholic Organizations

Catholic Goods

Griffith's Catholic Goods, Sacred Images, Holy Cards, Rosaries, Saint Prayer Chaplets and much more

Mary's Garden Queen of Peace Catholic Shop

403 George Street Reading Pa 19601 Phone 610-921-8214

Fax 610-921-8994. Spring Hours Wednesday-Thursday 11 am-5 pm. Friday 11 am -8pm. Saturday 11 am-3 pm. Summer After May 31st Friday's 11 am 6 pm. Lots of neat stuff I go there often. (Extended hours at Communion and Christmas, call for hours Phone 610-921-8214).

Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Shoppe 841 Washington Street, Reading Pa 19601. Hablamos Espanol. Phone 610-478-4844 Fax 610-478-4844. Hours Tues. 10-4 Thur. 10-5 and Sat. 10-2. (suggest calling a head of time to make sure hours haven't changed)

Shrines

Padre Pio Shrine 2213 Old Route 100 Barto Pa 19504.

The Basilica of the National Shrine of Saint Ann Scranton, PA

St. Cabrini Shrine  701 Fort Washington Avenue New York, NY 10040 (212) 923-3536

      Official Saint Elizabeth Seton Shrine Homepage Seton Shrine Center
333 South Seton Avenue Emmitsburg, MD 21727 Telephone: 301-447-6606
Fax No.: 301-447-6038 E-mail address:
setonshrine@fwp.net

Saint John Neumann Shrine 1019 North Fifth Street Philadelphia, Pa 19123

Convents

Bernardine Sisters Convent Mt Alvernia Reading 777-6111

St. Joseph Villa 464 Saint Bernadine Reading 777-5556

Missionary Sister of the Scared Heart SC Provincialate 2811 Moyers Lane Reading, PA., 19605.  610 929 5944

  Missionary Sisters of the Precious Blood

Retreat Centers

Jesuit Novitiate Spiritual Center  501 N Church Road Wernersville, Pa. 610-678-8085

Schools

Alvernia College  610-769-8200

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Mass Schedules

(It is always best to call and make sure time have not changed)

St. Anthony, 234 South 8th street, Reading. Sat. 4 pm, Sun. 9 am, Holy day 4 pm. 372-9652.

St. Anthony of Padua, 506 Summit Avenue, Millmount Reading. Daily 7 am, Sat. 5:15, Sun. 8am, 10:30 am,  Holy day 7 am. 7 pm. 372-9652.

St. Anthony, Chapel Temple. Sunday 9 am. 921-2729.

St. Benedict, R.D. 1 Box 1346, Mohnton. Daily 8 am, or 7 pm, Sat. 5 pm, Sun. 8, am 9:15 am, 10:30 am, 11:45 am, Holyday 7 pm, 8 am, 7 pm. 856-1006. Confession Saturday 4:00 to 4:45.

St. Catherine of Siena, 2427 Perkiomen Avenue. Mount Penn.  Daily 6:30 am, 8:00 am, Saturday, 8 am, 7 pm, Holyday, To be determined. 779-4005.

St. Catherine of Siena, 4975 Boyertown Pike. Saturday 5pm, Sunday 7:30 am, 9 am, 10:30 am, 12 noon. Holyday To be determined. 779-4005.

St. Columbkill, 200 Indian Spring Road. Boyertown. Daily 9 am, Saturday 5pm, Sunday, 7:30 am, 9 am, 10:30 am, 12 noon. Holyday 7 pm, 6:30 am, 9 am, 7 pm. 367-2371.

SS. Cyril and Methodius, 6 and Laurel Streets, Reading. Daily, 8 am. Saturday, 4 pm. Sunday 7:30 am, 9 am, 11 am. Holyday, 5:30 pm, 9 am, 7 pm, 373-0627.

St. Francis De Sales, 330 North Church Street, Robesonia. Daily and First Saturday 8:30 am. Saturday 5 pm. Sunday 8 am, 10:30 am. Holyday 7 pm, 9 am, 7pm.

Holy Guardian Angels, 3121 Kutztown Road, Hyde Park. Daily 7:30 am, 12:10. Saturday 8 am, 5 pm, 7:30 pm. Sunday, 7 am, 8:30 am, 10:00 am 12:00 noon. Holyday call. 921-2729.

Holy Rosary, 3 and Franklin, Reading. Daily 7 am, Saturday 7 am, 5 pm. Sunday 7 am, 9 am, 11:30 am. Holyday, 7 am, 12:10 pm, 7:30  pm. 373-5579.

Holy Rosary Chapel, Schuylkill Avenue and Green Streets, Reading. Saturday 4 pm. Sunday 10:15 am.

St. Ignatius Loyola 2810 St. Albans Drive, West Lawn. Daily 6:30 am, 8 am. Saturday 8 am, 5:30 pm. Sunday 7:30, am. 9 am, 10:30 am, 12 noon. Holyday, 5:30 pm, 6:30 am, 8 am, 12:10 pm, 7:30, pm. 678-3767.

Immaculate Conception, 640 East Main Street, Birdsboro. Daily - Monday, Wednesday & Friday - 7:30 AM. Tuesday & Thursday - 7:00 PM. Saturday Vigil - 5:15 PM. Sunday - 7:30, 9:00, and 11:00 AM 610-582-2411.

St. John Baptist De Lasalle, 420 Holland Street, Shillington. Daily 6:30 am, 8 am. Saturday, 8am, 5:15 pm. Sunday 7am, 8:30, 10am, 11:30 am. Holyday 7 pm, 9 am, 5:15 pm. 777-1697. Confessions 4:30-5:00, Sunday 8:00-8:30.

St. Joseph, 1018 North 8th Street, Reading. Mon-Friday (Memorial Day-Labor) day, 9 am. Mon-Friday (Labor Day- Memorial Day) 7 am, 9 am., Saturday 9 am, 5 pm., Sunday, 8 am, 10 am, 11:30 am., Holyday, 5pm, 7 am, 9am, 7 pm. 376-2976.

St. Joseph, Church 338 Manor Avenue Downington. Pa. 19335. Daily, 7:00 am, 9 am, 7:00 pm, Saturday Evening, 5:00 pm, Sunday 6:00 am, 7:00, 9:00, 9:10, (gym) (Sept.- May), 10:30 am, 12:00 and 4:00 pm (even though this is not in Berks county I included it because it offers a Sunday Evening Mass). Holy days, 7:00 pm Eve of Holiday, 6:00, 7:00, 9:00, am, 12:15, 7:00 pm. Confession Schedule Saturdays, 3:30-4:30 pm, 7:30-8:00 pm. 269-8294.

St. Mary, State and Primrose Streets Hamburg. Daily Announced in bulletin, Saturday 4:30 pm, Sunday 7 am, 9 am, 10:30 am. Holyday announced in bulletin.

St. Mary, 12 and Spruce streets, Reading. Daily, Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri, see bulletin Wednesday, 7 pm, Friday during School year, 8:30 am, July and August, 8 am, Saturday, 8am, 5 pm, Sunday, 7 am, 9 am, 11 am. Holyday, 7 pm, 7 am, 9 am, 5 pm.

St. Mary, Halls and Old Route 222 Kutztown. Mon-Friday 8:15 am. Saturday, 4:30 pm, Sunday 9 am, 11 am. Holyday 6:30 am. 12 noon, 7:30 pm. 683-7443.

St. Margaret, 925 Centre ave and Spring Streets, Reading. Daily 7am, 8 am. Saturday 8 am, 5 pm. Sunday, 8 am, 10 am, 11:30 am. Holyday, 7 pm, 7 am, 11 am, 7 pm. 376-2919.

Most Blessed Sacrament, 640 Pine Street, Bally. Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 6:30 pm, Tuesday, Thursday 7 pm, Saturday 8 am, 4:30 pm. Sunday 6 am, 7:30 am, 10:00 am, Holyday 7 pm, 6 am, 9 am,  7 pm.

St. Paul , 9th and Walnut streets, Reading. Daily 8 am, 7 pm (Vietnamese). First Friday and Lent, 8 am, 12 noon, 7pm (Vietnamese). Saturday, 4 pm. Sunday, 8 am, 9:30 am (Vietnamese), 11:00. Holy days, 6 pm evening before, 8 am, 12 noon, 7 pm (Vietnamese).

St. Peter, 322 South 5th street Reading.  Daily, 7am, 12:10, Saturday 8 am, 5 pm, 7:30 pm, (Spanish). Sunday, 8 am, 9:30 am 11 am, Spanish, 12:30 pm Bi-lingual. Holyday, 5pm, 7 am, 9 am, 12:00 noon, 5 pm, 6:30 pm. (Spanish). Confessions Saturday, 4:00-4:45 pm.

Sacred Heart Lakeview, Ave and Franklin St. West Reading. Monday-Friday, 7 am, 8 am. Saturday, 8 am, 5 pm, 7 pm. Sunday 7:30 am, 9 am, 10:30 am, 12 noon. Holyday, 7 pm, 7:30 am, 9 am, 12:10, 5:15 pm.

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Odds and Ends

Holy Family Manor Inc.  Adult Day Care 1200 Spring Street, Bethlehem, Pa 18018. 610-865-5595 ex. 135

 

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One By One Animal Rescue Organization A no kill Animal Orgnaization in Kutztown.

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