News / Events

PARISH 16TH ANNUAL GOLF OUTING will be held on Friday, September 22 beginning at 11:00 A.M. at Blackwood Golf Course, Douglassville.  Held rain or shine!  Cost:  $95.00 per golfer (includes golf fees, hot dog/sauerkraut lunch, post-play banquet, refreshments throughout the day and prizes).  Sponsorships:  Family Sponsor – $25.00; Prize Sponsor – $50.00; Course Refreshment Sponsor – $75.00; Hole Sponsor – $100.00; Food Sponsor – $250.00; Event Sponsor – $300.00.  For more details or to register, call Kathy (610-326-5127) or email


ZOOK’S FAMOUS HOMEMADE APPLE DUMPLINGS AND CHICKEN POT PIES – Contact the parish office (610-326-5127) to place orders.  Apple Dumplings (large enough to share) – $5.00; 6″ Chicken Pot Pie (12 oz.) – $6.00; 9″ Chicken Pot Pies (32 oz.) – $11.50.  All items are delivered frozen.  Last Day to order is September 17.  Pick up on Saturday, September 30 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM only.


PARISH FUND RAISER:  We are selling Calendar Raffle Tickets based on the PA Evening Daily Number.  Winning ticket number must be the exact number drawn for the PA Evening Pick 3 (Daily Number).  Tickets are $5.00 each and are being sold monthly.  The prize for the winning number is $50.00 on weekdays and $100.00 on Sundays and one specially-designated weekday.  Tickets are available after the Masses on the weekends in the church vestibule and at the parish office on weekdays during regular business hours.  For more information or to purchase tickets, please call Kathy Bernhard at the parish office.


BVM SHRINE & ROSARY GARDEN FUND RAISING CAMPAIGN –  With the initial help of a donation from St. Gabriel Lodge and a commitment for repair work along with labor from the Knights of Columbus, Fr. Bally Council #1192, Stowe, we are well on our way.  Donations to help with this campaign may be sent to the church office or placed in the collection basket.  Checks payable to “St. Gabriel of the Sorrowful Mother Church.”


HAND-MADE BABY BLANKETS – St. Gabriel Women’s Society is selling hand-made baby blankets.  The cost is $10.00 each.  The blankets make a very nice gift for a baby shower gift or an additional something when giving a gift card to the new baby.  Assorted colors are available.  The blankets will be on sale throughout the year.  To purchase a blanket, call the parish office at 610-326-5127.


ESTATE PLANNING INFORMATION – See attachments.   OWM Letter     Estate Planning Questionnaire