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Dear Friends, Our due diligence has been rewarded with our progressing to the Yellow Phase, which allows for us the opportunity to gather for Mass once again, albeit with full face masks & the practice of social distancing—except for immediate families together. There is even exciting talk that we may get to Green before July 4th! I am noticing a few people here & there without a face mask covering their nose & mouth—both at Mass as well as during Eucharistic adoration; & I must reemphasize that if you are unwilling to comply with the stated protocols regarding such things, then you are no...

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The Arise Podcast The Arise Podcast explores Catholic life in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and offers reflections on the Word of God as it speaks to us in our own day. Featuring Father Richard Owens, O.F.M. Cap., Father Eric Banecker, and Gina Christian, the podcast presents the truth, beauty, and goodness of the Catholic faith to Catholics, fellow Christians, and all those who seek something more. Episode 1: Interview with Archbishop Peréz, Part 1

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Celebration of Sacred Liturgy during Pennsylvania Yellow Phase Archbishop Perez has announced that parishes of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia will be able to resume public Masses the weekend of June 6th & 7th.  Our weekend Mass schedule will be as follows:  5:15pm (Vigil), 8:30am & 10:30am.  Our weekday Mass schedule will be as follows:  Monday, Wednesday, Friday 7am (effective June 8th).  All Masses will be in the lower church.  We at Visitation B.V.M. welcome you back, it has been too long! Let us keep our eyes fixed on Jesus as we make our way back to the in person celebration o...

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