Welcome to St. Katherine of Siena Church!

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Welcome to St. Katherine of Siena Church in Northeast Philadelphia.   Please take the time to check out our various ministries St. Katherine of Siena has to offer.
We hope you will visit us!

Rev. Msgr. Paul M. Kennedy, Pastor

Visit Us:
9700 Frankford Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19114 

Rectory Phone: 215-637-7548 / 215-637-7507
Rectory Fax: 215-637-0146
Rectory Email: skschurch@skschurch.com

Weekend Mass Schedule:
Saturday 5:00 p.m.,
Sunday 6:30 a.m., 8:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m.

Daily Mass:
Monday - Friday 6:30 a.m., 8:00 a.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m. 

Confessions:
First Fridays, 7:00 - 7:50 a.m.
Saturdays 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.


SKS Centennial May Crowning

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On Saturday, May 7th, immediately following the 8am Mass we will honor the Blessed Mother by crowning the statue that stands beside our Church in the Grant Avenue parking lot.  This statue of Mary was a gift to our parish from the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth.  For many years it stood in front of the Convent at Nazareth Hospital.  Similar to our holiday flag raisings after Mass, we will process to the statue, sing a hymn, recite the Litany of Loretto and crown the statue.  Please plan to join in this most fitting way to begin the month of Mary by honoring Mary.
                                "To Jesus, through Mary" 

SKS Stewardship Fair - Sunday, May 1

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We make a Living by what we get,
we make a Life by what we Give.

SKS Stewardship Fair

Sunday, May 1

McBride Hall ~ After each Mass

25 Display Booths- Balloon Sculpting – Face Painting

Door Prizes

Refreshments after all Masses

Contests, Entertainment and More…

Family Fun for All!!

Come, learn about all the wonderful SKS organizations, their ministries and goals. SKS is a Stewardship Parish and we encourage everyone to attend the fair, meet your fellow parishioners and learn what Stewardship can mean to you.

Stewardship: A Way of Life!!!!


Nominate Someone to the SKS Hall of Fame!

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St. Katherine of Siena Hall of Fame honors those who have given their time and talents to SKS parish and/or school in ways that have upheld its mission and contributed significantly to its continued growth

We invite our parish and school community members to nominate someone you feel meets the above description.     

Nomination Process    

Nominees must be submitted via the nomination form on the attached form. Anonymous nominations will not be considered. The SKS Hall of Fame selection committee, composed of parishioners and SKS employees appointed by the pastor, will review all nominations and choose at least five (5) inductees for 2019.

Newly elected members will be inducted into the SKS Hall of Fame on Sunday November 20, 2022.

All nominees must meet the following criteria for membership in the 

                      St. Katherine of Siena Hall of Fame:

  1. Current or former parishioner - former employee – former student - persons who have a long-standing relationship with St. Katherine of Siena Parish and/or School
  2. Thirty-five (35) years of age or older
  3. Has upheld the mission of SKS and significantly contributed to its continued growth by providing leadership in the creation and development of new parish or school programs and/or providing long-term dedication to the parish or school in several different areas OR is a former student who has made notable accomplishments in their life while exemplifying the mission and values of SKS.

Download Hall of Fame Nomination form

Nominations will be accepted until 5:00pm on Saturday, June 4, 2022. Nomination forms must be submitted to:  

St. Katherine of Siena Rectory
9700 Frankford Avenue
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19114


2022 Holy Week and Easter Schedule

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Holy Week
Passion (Palm) Sunday + April 10
Regular Saturday evening and Sunday Mass Schedule
Palm will be distributed at each Mass

Parish Lenten Reconciliation Service
Tuesday, April 12th ~ 7 p.m.
(10 Confessors will be available)

Holy Thursday + April 14th
7:00 p.m. Mass of the Lord’s Supper
With the ritual of the washing
of feet, and procession to the Repository
10:00 p.m. Night Prayer and close of Adoration

Good Friday + April 15th
9:00 a.m. Morning Prayer followed by
Adoration at the Repository
Until the solemn Liturgy of good Friday at 3 p.m.

Holy Saturday + April 16th
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Confessions
11:30 a.m. Blessing of Food
8:00 p.m. Easter Vigil Liturgy

Easter Sunday + April 17th
6:30, 8:00, 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 noon

 


Tenebrae - Palm Sunday at 7:00 p.m.

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TENEBRAE, a Latin word meaning “darkness” is an ancient Christian Holy Week service dating back to the seventh century in which we accompany Jesus in His last hours. Tenebrae is characterized by readings, the gradual extinguishing of candles and the “strepitus,” meaning “great noise,” representing the earthquake and the confusion which accompanied Christ’s death and burial. As the church grows darker we begin our wait, in patient hope, for His Resurrection.

Come join us at St. Katherine of Siena, 9700 Frankford Ave, Phila., 19114, on April 10 th , at 7pm as we enter into Holy Week to walk solemnly with Christ to His Passion, Death and Glorious Resurrection.


Join St. Katherine April 6 for a Rosary Workshop  

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Join St. Katherine for a Rosary Workshop            

Wednesday April 6th ~ 5:30pm Fitzgerald Hall

Have you ever seen a Lasso Rosary?
Did you know that there is a Stations of the Cross Chaplet
?                  

Dr. Helen Hoffner, author of the Rosary Collectors Guide, will show a few antique and unusual rosaries during the

 Rosary Workshop. With the guidance of the Catholic Daughters’, we will be making Rosaries traditional of the Ukrainian colors.                  

The Workshop is Free and Open to All!

All Rosaries made will be donated and shipped to the Ukraine.

RSVP With the Form Below:
Download Rosary Workshop


St. Peter's Dinner: Friday, April 8

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Friday April 8~ 6pm
St. Katherine of Siena Church
Fitzgerald Hall ~ $18 Adult - $10 Child

Menuto include: Fried Flounder, Spaghetti and Clams, Fish
Sticks, Mac and Cheese, Stewed Tomatoes, Cole Slaw, Mixed
Vegetables, Mashed Potatoes, Garden Salad and Rolls

Light Refreshments Served or BYOB

Reservations a Must, Tables of 6 or more may be reserved.
*Take out dinners must be picked up between 5:30 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.
**Registration table does not open until 6:00 p.m.

All Reservations and Orders must be placed by Sunday, April 4th.

Download 2022 St. Peters Dinner Registration form


Pope Francis Wants to Hear from YOU!

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SYNOD 3/19 – 4/3/2022 - POPE FRANCIS WANTS TO HEAR FROM YOU

By virtue of Baptism, you have a voice in the Church and She wants to hear from you. The Synod on Synodality is being held in the Phila. Region during the above dates and you are invited to attend, either in-person or virtually but you must register for a session.

There is one local session at Our Lady of Calvary, along with sessions in Spanish, for college aged, young adults and young professionals.

Pope Francis invites the whole Church to participate in this process for the upcoming Synod of Bishops so register now for the session you want to attend at www.catholicleaders.org/archphila-synod-sessions.


The Disciple Maker Index Survey: Have You Taken it Yet?

DISCIPLE  MAKER  INDEX  (DMI)

       HAVE YOU TAKEN IT YET?   

So far 231 have taken the survey
on-line and 110 have returned
their paper survey. We are hoping
to reach a total of at least 600 survey
takers----can we count on you to
reach that goal? Please join those
who have already taken it…. see the
DMI link below.    

Don't be left out, there’s still time, 

let’s all take it before it ends April 4, 2022

   follow the DMI link below:

     www.catholicleaders.org/phila-dmi

Take the survey, let your voice be heard, help set the vision of our SKS parish and

the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.  Don’t have a computer?  Get a paper survey at

the main door of the church after each  Mass and return the survey to one of the

four boxes located in church.  Thank you for participating in this vital parish survey.

Holy SPiirt

 COME HOLY SPIRIT  fill the hearts of the faithful….