father mcdermott shaking handWelcome to Saint John Fisher Catholic Church! Our parish is a dynamic, faith-filled community comprised of more than 2,400 families committed to building a place of ministry and spiritual renewal for people of all ages who seek the presence of Christ in their lives. Every member of St. John Fisher is a vital part of our parish family, and together we proclaim the good news of Jesus Christ in word and deed, celebrate God’s love in prayer and sacraments, and serve those in need. Our doors are always open, welcoming those who want to know Jesus Christ in the fullness of our Catholic faith and to be part of a community overflowing with faith, hope and love. Take some time to explore our website, where you will find information on our Parish’s many organizations, activities and services. In addition, our clergy and staff are here to assist you and make you feel welcome. Do not hesitate to call, email or stop by to talk with us. We are here to serve.

Sincerely yours in Christ,
Father Robert McDermott, Pastor

Parish Council Nominations

We are seeking candidates to run for SJF’s  Parish Pastoral Council.  The Parish Council is a consultative body that advises the pastor to foster the full participation of the entire parish in the life and mission of the Church. Active parishioners 18 years or older may nominate themselves or be nominated by another parishioner. The nomination period ends May 9.  Click below to access the nomination form.

Parish Council Nomination Form

Ascension Thursday

ascension thursday artMay 5th is Ascension Thursday, a Holy Day of Obligation. Masses will be celebrated at 7:00pm on Wednesday, June 4, and at 9:00am and 7:00pm on Thursday, May 5. Ascension Thursday is the 40th day after Easter Sunday. It commemorates the ascension of the risen Christ into heaven, according to Mark 16:19, Luke 24:51, and Acts 1:2.

Sign Up for Vacation Bible Camp!

vbc cave

Gear up for an adventure at our 2016 Summer Vacation Bible Camp where kids will explore the rock-solid foundation of God’s love. Camp will be held Monday, August 8, to Friday, August 12 from 9:00am to noon daily. There will be sports, experiments, music, snacks and plenty of surprises. Camp fee is $50. Click below for registration materials. If you have any questions or need more information, contact Kathy Aaronson at 610-485-0441, ext. 5, or at KAaronson@sjf71.org.

VBC Registration Form

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