WELCOME!

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

Celebrate Catholic Schools Week Jan 29-Feb. 4!

OPEN HOUSE

Sunday, January 29, 2017

11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Holy Family Regional Catholic School

3265 Concord Road, Aston, PA

Come and See What We Have to Offer!

Catechetical Awards Given to Six SJF PREP Teachers

Catechist Pat Donnelly is congratulated by Archbishop Charles Chaput upon receiving an award for 20 Years of Service to St. John Fisher Parish.

Congratulations to six volunteer staff members of the St. John Fisher Parish Religious Education Program (PREP) who received service awards on Saturday, January 14, from Archbishop Charles Chaput at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul.  These dedicated teachers have spent years serving the children of our parish who have attended the PREP program!  We thank them and pray that God bless them!

St. John Neumann Award (5 years of service)

Deirdre O’Brien

St. Pius X Award (10 years of service)

Janet Boschen

Janet and Rich Krasowski

St. Martin de Porres Award (20 years of service)

Pat Donnelly

St. Charles Borromeo Award (25 years of service)

Judy O’Brien

Sacramental Preparation News

First Reconciliation is fast approaching at St. John Fisher Parish.  The candidates will make their First Reconciliation at a service on Monday, January 30, at 7:00 p.m.

There will be a Confirmation Meeting for all candidates, their parent(s) and sponsor on Monday, January 23, at 7:00 p.m.  in the Parish Center Hall.  Ms. Cathy Maugeri will be the guest speaker that evening.  Robe measurements will be taken that evening as well. 

If you have any questions about Sacramental Preparation, please contact Mrs. Kathy Aaronson, Director of Religious Education, at 610-485-0441, extension 5. 

Archbishop Charles Chaput Visits St. John Fisher Parish

The parish welcomed Archbishop Chaput on Sunday, August 21, 2016, to celebrate the 11:30 Mass.  Click on the photo below to view other pictures of his visit.

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Stewardship Spotlight – 2016

A newsletter highlighting the activites of the past year, upcoming events and the financial picture of St. John Fisher Parish was mailed to all parishioners at the beginning of October.  The parish census and Block Collection envelope were included in the mailing.  

To read the Stewardship Spotlight, click the link below.

Stewardship Spotlight 2016 

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