Public Celebration of Mass resumes June 6.
Sunday Vigil: Saturday 4:00 p.m.
Sunday Mass: 8:00, 9:30, 11:30 a.m.
Weekdays: 7:30 a.m. in the Church
EVERYONE OVER THE AGE OF 3 YEARS MUST WEAR A MASK WHEN ENTERING CHURCH. Thank you!
For complete information about safety at public services, please click the COVID19 tab, above.
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Live Stream Mass at St. John Fisher
To watch the Sunday Vigil Mass celebrated at 4:00pm on Saturday at St. John Fisher, please click this link.
The link above can be used to watch the previously recorded Mass at your convenience until 11:00pm Sunday. You can also watch the video of the Mass directly on the parish Facebook page. Follow us on Facebook at Saint John Fisher.
ALL ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND MASS AT THE CHURCH! We are pleased to welcome our parishioners back to the public celebrations of the Mass, beginning with the Sunday Vigil Mass at 4:00 p.m. and the regular schedule of Masses on Sundays at 8:00, 9:30, and 11:30 a.m. Weekday Masses have resumed at 7:30 a.m., but will be held in the Church, not the Chapel.
Dispensation to attend Mass is still in effect in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. The decision to in person is yours, based on your comfort level and health concerns. MASKS MUST BE WORN IN THE CHUCH BY EVERYONE OVER THE AGE OF 3 YEARS. For more details about seating, receiving Communion and safety, please click here.
PREP SCHEDULED TO BEGIN ON SPETMEBER 15 & 16: St. John Fisher Parish is committed to a full year program to continue the religious education of our young students, and prepare them to receive the Sacraments. Classes will begin the week of September 15 & 16. The length of each class period has been shortened by 15 minutes to allow for extra cleaning. On Tuesday, for grades 1 through 5, the afternoon session will run from 4:30-5:45; the evening class will run from 6:15-7:30. On Wednesday, for grades 6 and 7, class period is 6:15-7:30. Click on the Education tab above, to go to the PREP page for this year's calendar.
Check out the video on the parish Faceboook page -- Father McDermott and the Mielnick family show us how PREP has changed some things to remain safe and productive this school year! Click here to watch the video!
SIXTH GRADE CONFIRMATION MEETING: This year's Sixth Grade students who are members of St. John Fisher Parish and attend PREP or a Catholic school are ready to begin preparation for Confirmation. A mandatory meeting for these students and at least one parent is scheduled for Monday, Spet. 28, at 7:00pm in the Church. Preparation for Confirmation is a two year process, and there are activities that span both years. This year's sixth graders will be confirmed in 2022. If you have questions, please call the Religious Education Office.
ROSARY RALLY ON OCTOBER 10: The Knights of Columbus Council 13710 will hold an outdoor recitation of the Rosary on Saturday, October 10, beginning at noon, in front of St. John Fisher Church. All are welcome to join in as we pray for peace in the United States. Other groups around the country will be reciting the Rosary at the same time. Please wear a mask and bring your own chair.
'RAISING THE ROOF' COMMEMORATIVE BOOKLET: As a gift to all of the generous donors who contributed to the Raising the Roof-Revitalize in Christ campaign for the reconstruction and remodeling of the church building, we have published a Commemorative Booklet that includes lots of photos, the story behind the renovations, and a list of donors and volunteers. Donors are asked to stop by the parish office to pick up their copy. After the donor copies are distributed, a limited number of booklets will be available for those who wish to have a record the this tremendous project.
PARISH OFFICE HOURS EXPANDED: The full staff is returning to the Parish Business Office beginning Tuesday, September 8. The office will be open Monday through Thursday, 8:30 a.m. until noon; closed for lunch for one hour; open again at 1:00 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. Friday hours are 8:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Saturday hours will be 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.; Sunday hours are 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. We are here to serve all of your parish needs!
LIVE STREAMING MASS: St. John Fisher Parish will continue to live-stream Mass through our website and facebook page while the exemption for live attendance continues during the yellow phase of returning to normal activity. Each week, Father will celebrate the 4:00pm Vigil Mass live. It will be recorded and remain available on Facebook until 11:00 pm on Sunday. If you choose to avoid public Mass, please continue to join us for Mass through our on-line streaming.
WATCHING MASS AT HOME: In addition to the Sunday Mass here at St. John Fisher, there are several other options for viewing Mass at home. Click on any of the links below.
- Daily Mass
- EWTN Weekly TV Schedule
- CatholicTV Daily Mass
- Saint Mary Magdalen Parish Daily Mass (Media)
- The Miraculous Medal Shrine Monday Novena and Mass (Philadelphia)
- Mass From Bishop Barron’s Chapel
- Sunday Mass
ST. JOHN FISHER PARISH PHONE APP: The mobile phone app for St. John Fisher parish has changed. If you previously uploaded the app to your phone, you will need to do it again. If you haven't tried it yet, we encourage you to do so! It's easy! Send a text message to the phone number 555888; type PARISHAPP1 for Apple products; type PARISHAPP2 for android phones, and press send. A link will pop up. Click that link, which will take you to the WeConnect Parish App page. Click "open". For the best use, click 'allow' for location (so it finds churches near you) and notifications. Then you will be given a list of parishes...select St. John Fisher. That's it! You can see the bulletin on your phone, and several other items of interest. By allowing notifications, the parish can send you a text message when important news happens (like when public gathering restrictions are lifted and Mass can be said 'live' again).
Monday - Thursday 8:30am - 4:30pm
(closed between noon and 1:00 for lunch)
Saturday 10:00am - 1:00pm
Sunday 9:00am - 1:00pm