St. Jerome School Weekly Reminders

Week of November 14th, 2022

"Charity is certainly greater than any rule. Moreover, all rules must lead to charity."

St. Vincent de Paul

Reminders for the Week:

*Click here for the St. Jerome Parish Sunday Bulletin; please join us for Sunday Mass each week: 4:30 PM (Saturday Vigil), 6:30 AM, 8:00 AM, 9:30 AM (Children's Liturgy of the Word), & 11:00 AM. The Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confession) is offered on Saturdays from 3:30 PM to 4:15 PM or by appointment.

*Our Spirit Wear Store through Sixsmith is now open here; orders are due today, Monday, by 11:59 PM, in order to have the items ready for Christmas. The selections includes t-shirts, sweatpants, jackets, winter hats and new this year, backpacks.

*This Thursday is a St. Jerome Spirit Wear Day; all donations will benefit our student activities. We are going to purchase two Christmas trees, one for each building, and the classes are making ornaments to decorate the trees. Fr. Reilly will bless the trees at a school prayer service in December.

*The following orders are due this Thursday:

*Our Student Council is sponsoring a food drive to benefit the St. Jerome Food Bank. Please click here for the flyer with the items that each grade has been asked to bring in.

*Our Home and School Association is sponsoring a raffle for $500.00 in cash or a tuition credit. Please click here for more information.

*Children's Scholarship Fund Philadelphia made enhancements to their scholarship application this year. They removed the 4 year limit, created a minimum

scholarship amount ($1,200), and updated income requirements. Apply for a scholarship now:

*Virtue of the Month for November: Courtesy

*Gym Day Schedule (1st-8th Grade Students Wear Gym Uniforms on Gym Day):

  • Monday: 4th, 5th, 6A, 6B, 7A, 7B, 8th
  • Tuesday: PreK-3, PreK-4, KA, KB, 1st, 2nd, 3rd

*If your child will be absent, please call school and leave a message: 215-624-0637. If your child will need to be dismissed early, please notify your child's teacher.

*If you shop at Rite Aid, you can earn rewards for St. Jerome School at no cost to you; click here for more information.

*Support St. Jerome School while shopping on Amazon; click here to designate St. Jerome as your chosen organization. Then, go to when you shop. St. Jerome will earn 0.5% of each purchase (at no cost to you)!

*Our school website's Communication Page contains copies of the flyers that we send home as well as an archive of the school newsletters.

*Our school website's Calendar Page has a listing of all events on a Google Calendar.

*Remember that Box Tops have gone electronic, but you can still use them to support St. Jerome School; click here for more information.