St. Jerome School Weekly Reminders

Week of December 12th, 2022

"It is the beautiful task of Advent to awaken in all of us memories of goodness and thus to open doors of hope."

Pope Benedict XVI

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.

*Priority registration for our current St. Jerome families, including new siblings. All that you need to do, for the upcoming school year is return the Continuous Enrollment Form either on paper or electronically here by Friday, January 27th; the registration fee will be automatically added to your SMART Tuition account and spread over three months. After January 27th, we will begin open enrollment and can not guarantee seats for next year.

*Lunch orders for January's Thursday lunches are due by Thursday, December 15th.

*Christmas Cookie Kit orders are due by this Wednesday, December 14th for delivery on December 19th.

*Fr. Reilly will celebrate the 10:00 AM Mass on Tuesday for the Feast of St. Lucy. The liturgy will be live-streamed on our school Facebook page. We will recognize our December Students of the Month, St. Lucy School will present their alumni awards, and St. Lucy School will perform a concert after Mass.

*As we journey through the season of Advent, in anticipation of Christmas, each class (K-8th) will be attending the 8:00 AM Mass once a week for Advent:

  • Monday: 1st & 2nd
  • Tuesday: 3rd
  • Wednesday: KA & KB
  • Thursday: 4th & 5th
  • Friday: 6th, 7th, & 8th

*All 3rd-8th graders are invited to audition for Newsies Jr on Friday after school. Please contact Miss Natalie with any questions:

*Our 3rd-8th graders will have the opportunity to receive the Sacrament of Penance and Reconciliation this week and next week by grade level.

*St. Jerome School, assisted by our Student Council, is collecting new, unwrapped toys for Toys for Tots. Donations may also be brought in through this Thursday.

*St. Lucy School Spirit Wear orders are due by Tuesday, December 20th. Please send in your order form with cash or a check made out to St. Lucy School.

*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 December: Purity

*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.

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*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.