The quarterly newsletter for Assumption BVM Church

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March, 2016

What is it?

You may have recently noticed that new cabinet in the front pillar of church…well you aren’t alone in wondering what it was.

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January, 2016

Meet the Staff… Father Mike

Father Mike had an idea when he was in fourth grade that he wanted to become a priest. Born in West Chester (his family includes a younger sister and mother who passed away last year) and while attending St. Joseph’s School in Downingtown, his teacher asked the students to write to a person who they […]

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January, 2016

Family Spotlight… Jean and Bob Ambs

Listening to long-time parishioners Jean and Bob Ambs recount their involvement at Assumption is like hearing a history lesson about our church. Married in 1958, they moved from Haddonfield, New Jersey, to Feasterville in 1968 because Bob had gotten a job as an instrumental music teacher in the Centennial School District. Although Bob eventually got […]

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January, 2016

The Sisters are determined to bring hope to the hopeless

Imagine a world without hope. No hope for a happy life. No hope for a good job. No hope to be able to raise a happy and healthy family. Imagine a world where, regardless of how hard you try to succeed, extraneous forces conspire to keep you down. When a child is born in one […]

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January, 2016

Stewardship Spotlight… Assumption Parish Library

Although no loaves or fishes were involved, the story of the Assumption library involves many people generously sharing their treasure, talent, and time. How did this project come to fruition? Sister Diane recalled that “the seeds” were planted by various parishioners over the years who suggested that we should have a library like other churches […]

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January, 2016

PREP Volunteers—Echoes of Faith

Our Parish Religious Education Program (aka PREP) welcomes 240 parish children from levels 1 to 6 each week on Sunday mornings and Monday evenings, plus monthly visits from our 7th and 8th graders who participate in Youth In Action (YIA). In order to keep the program of 24 separate classes and YIA running smoothly, our […]

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January, 2016

Eagle Scout Project… Joseph Oberlander

On August 5th, 2015, Joseph Oberlander completed his Eagle Scout Project for Troop 153 at Assumption BVM Church. It is a 25 foot long coat rack with shelving that will hopefully be used during large church functions in the church hall. Joe created the design for the project, which was approved by Father Bill shortly […]

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