The quarterly newsletter for Assumption BVM Church

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September, 2016

Save the Dates!

Save the Date

There is so much going on at Assumption in the fall–get ready to mark your calendars!

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June, 2016

A Big Thank You!

The Holy Spirit Sisters and the children of the Sun of Hope Orphanage Village send you a very special message!

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June, 2016

Meet Eagle Scout Bobby Fisher

Eagle Scout Bobby Fisher has dedicated his life to scouting. Read about Bobby’s various experiences and his impressive scouting resume.

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March, 2016

Meet Deb Tumpak…

Did you know that Deb Tumpak’s grandparents were founding members of Assumption? Read more about Deb in our Family Spotlight!

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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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January, 2016

Our Military

We are honored to have these military members as part of the Assumption family.

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January, 2016

Teen CYO Corner

The Teen Youth Group is in full swing! Thank you to all who attended our annual Haunted Hallway in October. We hope you enjoyed it as much as we did! We would also like to thank all those who helped us make the Thanksgiving Baskets and bought our delicious pies. It’s a great feeling knowing […]

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January, 2016

What can you do?

Looking for ways to get involved? Assumption has plenty of ways and here are just a few.

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January, 2016

Where are they now… Matt Diehl

Matt Diehl has been part of Assumption since he was born. Matt attended the parish’s grade school and when he was in the fifth grade, decided to learn the organ. With Peg Kane as his mentor, he successfully learned the organ and became the church organist that he is today. Born in 1987, Matt was […]

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January, 2016

Helping Hands

In this program at Assumption B.V.M., we thought it would be nice to match parishioners in need, up with parishioners that are able to help them.

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January, 2016

Did you know…

…that we celebrate the birthday of Mary (patroness of our parish) in September? The “Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary” falls on September 8th. Why that date? Because it follows nine months after the Immaculate Conception on December 8th. Here’s the background. From the sixth century, the Eastern (Byzantine) Church has celebrated […]

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January, 2016

Something to Ponder…

As you read in Fr. Mike’s opening letter, it has been declared the Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy by Pope Francis. See what you can do to prepare.

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