Fundraising News


Our Lady of Hope School is proud to announce that the following students have been awarded the Josephine C. Connelly Achievement Award. This award is accompanied by a tuition grant of 1/3 of their high school tuition for each year of their four years at a Catholic High School in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. The two students , Brooke Campbell, and Leyre Martin, will receive their grant at an awards ceremony on May 15th. The award is based on parish and school involvement, working to academic potential, and Catholic commitment and witness.

Congratulations to Giana Trout, an eighth grader at Our Lady of Hope School, who was selected to receive the Daniel Parillo Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship is presented by the Board of the Memorial Scholarship Program and is accompanied by a $1000 scholarship toward her high school. She will receive her award at a banquet on April 28th.

May 4th, doors open at 6:30 pm and the event begins at 7:00 pm. Tickets are $35 which include 10 bingo cards. Tables of 8 may be purchased at a discounted price of $240. Raffles will be available. It is a BYOB: food, drinks and snacks are welcome. Additional food will be sold at this event. Tickets available at our-lady-of-hope-

Annual Academic Fair—The students, faculty, staff, and administration would like to invite you to our educational fair on Wednesday, April 25th at 6 pm. Please see the insert in the bulletin.

School Tours— Families looking for a school for their family are invited to tour our school to learn more about our programs. Please contact the school office at 215-467 -5385 to schedule a tour that works with your schedule


Epiphany’s Fourth Magi is sponsoring a clothing drive in our parking lot (enter on Jackson near 12th Street ) on Saturday, May 5th from 9 am to 1 pm. We will be using the services of GreenDrop to support our parish clothing drive. GreenDrop supports the St. Vincent de Paul Society, the Red Cross, The Military Order of the Purple Heart, and the Association of the Blind.

GreenDrop accepts items such as clothing and shoes, household goods including area rugs, yarn jewelry, framed pictures towels, quilts, sheets and pillow cases. Games/toys, (bicycles, tricycles, stuffed animals). Small appliances under 50 pounds, electronics, sporting goods, books (not encyclopedias or magazines, luggage, hardware tools, CD’s and videos, computer towers and printers. They do not accept furniture, large appliances, televisions, computer monitors, exercise equipment, wheelchairs, crutches or walkers. Go to to see a list of acceptable and non-acceptable items. Please make sure your items are either in plastic bags or boxes.

Thank you for supporting Epiphany’s clothing drive.

Basket Wrappers Needed

Along with the GREAT FOOD AND MUSIC we’re also having drawings for Gift Baskets so we are asking for volunteers to help stuff & wrap the baskets.

If you are interested please show up at Our Lady of Hope’s School on November 6th @ 6:30

For more info please email us at

Just in case, the school’s address is 1248 Jackson St.

Philadelphia, PA 19148

We are excited to now offer Parish Giving on Epiphany’s Website!

Hello Epiphany Parishioners,

As a church that seeks to serve, we wanted to provide you the convenience of being able to give the way you want. Parish Giving offers you the opportunity to make simple, secure & convenient automatic contributions from your bank account to our church.

Parish Giving costs you nothing and provides many advantages to you and the church:”

After you are redirected to the Parish Giving page you can either create an account or click Pay Now. If you click Pay Now you can make a onetime offering or donation. You can also create an account to setup a recurring weekly or monthly offering and have the payment automatically withdrawn.

(Please check out our website for more FAQs about Parish Giving).

However, you choose to give your time, talent, and treasure, we thank you! Our parish thrives only with your help. We ask that you consider using this service, especially if you currently manage your bills or banking online.

Rev. James R. Casey, (Pastor)