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THANK YOU FATHER KNIGHT

Reverend Michael Knight, Celebrant, preacher, and our Sunday Missioner Extended Since February 2020 we welcomed the Reverend Michael Knight, Celebrant, preacher, as our Sunday Missioner Extended for our LiveStream Services. This Sunday, August 23, 2020 is his last Sunday with us at Chapel. THANK YOU Father Michael Knight for your service as our Sunday Missioner […]

CEMETERY UPDATE

As most of you know the storm June 3rd did extreme damage to the cemetery – over 30 trees down or uprooted. As happens when trees fall in a cemetery, they frequently damage the memorial stones. And this was not the end of it. With other storms over the past 40 days we have lost […]

WHAT TO EXPECT

Saturday Evening at 5pm –  The Saturday 5pm Mass will be a spoken Rite II service (except for Advent and Lent when it will be Rite I) with organ and hymns.  This means that there will not usually be a choir at this service, nor will the prayers be chanted.  While we have had a […]

GREEN KNIGHTS MMC

On Saturday May 22 at 11:30 AM, The Green Knights Military Motorcycle Club came to Washington Memorial Chapel’s Cemetery to place new flags on every veteran’s grave. They do this to honor our veterans service, sacrifice and to remember them.  The Green Knights was formed in February of 1999 at the former McGuire Air Force Base […]

FRENCH ALLIANCE DAY 2021

Obliged to cancel the event in 2020 due to Covid-19, the Chapel held its annual French Alliance Day ceremony on May 2nd.  Owing to Diocesan restrictions, participation was limited to 50 people and attendance was by invitation only. Those invited were representatives of the various patriotic organizations and lineage societies which honor the American Revolution. […]

SUNG MASS FOR THE FEAST OF THE ASCENSION

Dear Friends, Forty Days after the Resurrection, Jesus ascended into the heavenly realm. This is why we celebrate the Feast of the Ascension on a Thursday 40 days after the Resurrection. The Ascension is one of the most important feasts of the year as it is a very vital and central piece of God’s mighty […]

RESUMPTION OF CHAPEL TOURS

Tours of the Chapel will be re-starting on Saturday, 17 April.  Several members of the Chapel have volunteered to act as docents and will be telling small groups of visitors how, and why this local chapel of national significance was built, what its messages are and explaining the striking symbolism of the carvings, stained glass […]

HELP WANTED!

Washington Memorial Chapel is seeking a part-time hourly Church Sexton to support the mission of the parish by providing for the cleanliness, room set-ups & cleanups, light maintenance, and safety of the Chapel’s buildings and grounds. The work schedule varies with our services and events. Please contact Fionn Reid for more information at fionn@wmchapel.org. 610.783.0120 ext.15 […]

CHAPEL SUNDAY SCHOOL

The children and youth Sunday School class of Washington Memorial Chapel meets each Sunday at 10 AM for a Bible lesson, prayer time, games and fellowship. Near the end of the service, the students join their families in the sanctuary for communion. All students are invited to attend – just ask one of the greeters […]

ENTERING AND EXITING THE CHAPEL FOR SERVICES

We are asking all worshippers to enter and exit through the front doors of the Chapel.  The reasons are twofold: 1. So that the Greeters and Fr. Tommy have the opportunity to greet you, and 2. Because the side door near the tower and Wall of Honor will soon be closed off when the work […]

MEETING WITH FATHER TOMMY

There is a new way for parishioners to schedule an appointment with Fr. Tommy using Calendly. Click on the link below and you’ll have the choice to meet in person, virtually, or by phone. https://calendly.com/fathertommy

EASTER FLOWERS

As spring and Easter arrive, it is a time to give thanks to the ever crucified resurrected Christ. This is a time of thanksgiving for those we love yet see no longer, as well as those we love who are with us. Easter altar flowers may be given as a memorial to those who have […]

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