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     Rev. Joseph J. McLaughlin
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A Roman Catholic Church of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia

Daily Reflections
Watch a video reflection on the day's scripture.
You can also read or listen to the daily readings
from the New American Bible.

Pope Francis' Daily Homilies
Highlights of the daily meditations of Pope Francis
during his morning Mass in the Santa Marta Chapel.

Evaluation of Parish Life Process
Video About Parish Pastoral Planning
Parish Pastoral Planning Overview
Parish Pastoral Planning News


Victor Cozza Funeral
11:00 A.M. Friday, August 21st

Victor is the husband of Marisa Cozza of Warwick; Victor and Marisa were long-time residents of Churchville. He is the father of Michelle and Christopher Keane of Ivyland. A viewing will be held in Church Friday morning beginning at 10:00 A.M.

Please remember Victor and his family in your prayers.


World Meeting of Families
September 22nd to 27th, 2015

Saint John Paul II created the World Meeting of Families in 1994 in Rome to explore the critical role the family plays in society and to give families opportunities to talk about the challenges and blessings that all families have.

Every three years since 1994, families from all over the world are invited by the Holy Father to attend this global gathering. At the conference, families share their thoughts, dialogue and prayers, working together to grow as individuals and family units. Families can participate in discussion groups on the Christian family's role in the church and society, led by many distinguished speakers.

The theme of this World Meeting, September 22-27, 2015, in Philadelphia is "Love Is Our Mission: The Family Fully Alive." This will be the first World Meeting of Families in North America, and Pope Francis will join the meeting at the end of the week and celebrate Mass on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway on Sunday, September 27th.

Preparations for the World Meeting

Parishioners are asked to participate in preparations for the meeting.

Keep Informed

Visit to keep abreast of the latest developments. Scroll down to the bottom of the home page for a comprehensive look at the resources available on this web site.


The Official Prayer of the meeting is available in holy card format, and Archbishop Chaput has asked that we pray that prayer at the beginning of every Mass. The prayer is available for download in 18 languages at

Financially Support the Meeting

It is estimated that the Meeting will cost around $45 million for the administrative structure, publications, venues, security, etc. Major individual and corporate donors have been solicited and about 70% of the funds necessary have been pledged. All are asked to help according to our means.

Host a Family

Many of our visiting families are traveling long distances. The expected attendance — especially since Pope Francis' visit has been confirmed — exceeds the hotel room capacity of the Greater Philadelphia area. As an affordable alternative to hotel accommodations and to support the volume of people coming to the Philadelphia area, families located in the Philadelphia region are invited to open their doors to our visitors.

Host Families can host visitors in a spare bedroom, a vacated apartment, etc. Visiting individuals and families can then search the Host Family database to find hosts. Each visiting family will pay a nightly fee to the Host Family.

For more information, at the above web site, scroll to the bottom of the home page and click on "Host a Family" under Get Involved.

Register as a Volunteer

Registration to volunteer for The World Meeting of Families — Philadelphia 2015 is now open! There are two volunteer portals at": "General Volunteers" and "Deacons, Men & Women Religious." To register as a Volunteer, one must complete both an online user registration form and a background check request.

Once these two steps are completed, registrants will receive a series of emails regarding eligibility. After you have successfully passed the background check (please allow 48 hours), you will receive an email with a link to sign up for events, chosing the days and time slots for which you would like to volunteer.


To register for the World Meeting of Families, visit scroll down to the bottom of the home page and click on "Register" under Plan Your Visit.

Confirmation Mass

You too are living stones, built as edifice of spirit.
1 Peter 2:5

You form a building which rises on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, with Christ Jesus himself as the capstone.
Ephesians 2:20

Here you build a temple of living stones, and bring the Church to its full stature as the body of Christ throughout the world, to reach its perfection at last in the heavenly city of Jerusalem.
Preface for the Dedication of a Church

Inspired by these quotations, our WEB pages are intended to strengthen unity and improve communication within our parish, and establish bonds with other "living stones," Christian communities throughout the world.

We are building this WEB site in a spirit of "monastic simplicity." Our goal is not an award-winning presentation; it is rather to help our faith community and others see our place more clearly in "the temple of living stones," "the body of Christ throughout the world." As the building of this "temple" is in progress, so is the building of this WEB site. Comments and suggestions are welcome, both to improve communication within the parish, and to bond together with Christian communities throughout the world.

Rev. Joseph J. McLaughlin, Pastor

Our WEB site is made possible with the help of
National Communication Xchange.

Throughout this website, St. Vincent de Paul Parish provides links to other websites solely for the user's convenience. By providing these links, St. Vincent de Paul Parish assumes no responsibility for, nor does it necessarily endorse, these websites, their content, or their sponsoring organizations.