Welcome to the St. Jude Church website. We are committed to helping people to "Live, love, and serve in the image of Christ". We welcome those that are looking for a home to grow closer to Christ in His word and His Sacraments.
Join us every weekend for Mass: Saturdays at 5:00 p.m. and Sundays at 8:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m., and 12:00 noon.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at 215-822-0179 or firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to meeting you.
Monday-Friday: 6:30 AM & 9:00 AM
Saturday: 9:00 AM & 4:30 PM
Sunday: 8:00 & 10:00 AM and 12 PM
Saturday: 3:30-4:15 PM
Sunday: 9:15-9:45 AM
St Jude Parish
News & Events
Adult Faith Formation Events View
To see the full list, go to the Adult Faith tab and click on the Events link
THE JOURNEY TO SAINTHOOD OF WILLIAM ATKINSON
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM - Saint Jude Chapel
In 1974, William Atkinson became the first quadriplegic in
history to be ordained a Roman Catholic priest. Father Bill,
as he was widely known, was a native son of the Archdiocese
of Philadelphia. Our guest presenter is Father Michael
DiGregorio, O.S.A., Prior Provincial of the Province of Saint
Thomas of Villanova Augustinians who is presently heading
the cause for the canonization of Father Bill Atkinson. There is
no cost to attend, but registration is encouraged by e-mailing
email@example.com or 215-822-9225(ext.234). A free
will offering will be taken for the Father Bill Atkinson Guild.
SUFFERING YET STILL BELIEVING
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM - Saint Jude Church
Have you ever wondered why there’s so much suffering in the
world and in our own lives? The Prophet, Job, also sought the
answer to this poignant question. Ideal for the season of Lent,
this presentation will offer an overview of the spiritual lessons
from the Old Testament Book of Job. Join us as we take a
deeper look into the make-up of this heroic character with the
goal of pointing us toward the way of wisdom in our own
lives! There is no cost to attend this event. Registration is
encouraged at firstname.lastname@example.org or 215-822-9225 (ext.
234). We welcome Father Thomas Dailey, O.S.F.S., Professor
of Theology at DeSales University, as our guest presenter.
PILGRIMAGE TO THE SHRINE OF ST. ELIZABETH ANN SETON
Monday, May 8, 2017
Travel as pilgrims to the National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth
Ann Seton in Emmitsburg, Maryland. Tour the grounds and
homes where Mother Seton lived. Pray at her tomb and
celebrate Mass in the magnificent mosaic-filled Basilica. Enjoy
a delicious lunch in peaceful surroundings. We will also visit
the National Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes. This pilgrimage is
guaranteed to offer you an occasion for a deepening conversion
and a step forward in the journey to God. Cost is $70.00 per
adult and $20.00 per child (to age 17) and includes
lunch. Places fill quickly so register soon!
Bus Departure from Saint Jude: 7:30 AM
Bus Departure from Saint Maria Goretti: 7:00 AM
Approximate Return Home: 7:00 PM
Please register using the form that can be found on our parish
website at www.stjudechalfont.org
or on the Adult Faith Formation table outside our chapel.
Please mail form along with payment.
Christ Renews His Parish View
St Jude Catholic Church Christ Renews His Parish
Christ Renews His Parish (CRHP) is a spiritual renewal process designed to bring members of our Parish together in Christ. CRHP has a clear focus on the Gospel and emphasizes continued growth in Christian life through scripture study, prayer, the sacraments and fellowship with members of our parish. The CRHP process begins with a renewal weekend at our parish (one weekend for men, one weekend for women) which runs from Saturday morning through Sunday afternoon.
Renewal Weekend dates:
April 1-2 for Men
April 29-30 for Women
Open to all parishioners who are at least 19 years old, CRHP is for anyone seeking spiritual renewal and an opportunity to deepen their faith and sense of purpose within the parish community.
For more information contact:
Men- Steve Murphy: email@example.com
Women- Joanne Lyons: firstname.lastname@example.org
St. Jude School Registration View
Registration for St. Jude School for the 2017-2018 school year is now open. Click here for more information and to download the registration forms
PREP (Parish Religious Education Program) Registration View
If you have a child who attends or will attend a non-Catholic
school (public or private) in Grades 1 through 6, please
register him/her as soon as possible for our Parish Religious
Education Program. Our Early/On-Time Registration
Period ends on May 2nd; after this date, additional fees
apply. Classes are held on Mondays at either 4:35 PM to
6:00 PM or 6:20 PM to 7:45 PM.
Please go to our parish website at www.stjudechalfont.org.
Click on the main tab entitled, "Education and Growth."
Then click on "Parish Religious Education Program." Print
the directions, registration form (2 sided), and fee
agreement. Mail the completed form and the signed
agreement with a check for all fees to:
Saint Jude Parish Faith Formation Office
323 W. Butler Avenue, Chalfont, PA 18914
Please contact Angela McClellan, our Director of Parish
Faith Formation, for more information at
email@example.com or 215-822-9225 (ext. 234).
The Saint Jude Spring Fling is April 8th View
This year, Spring Fling is on April 8th at 7:00 p.m.
It will feature some of St Jude's finest when it comes to our families.
Our entertainment will be "The Montage Band."
This incredible seven- piece band includes parishioner Maylyn Murphy,
Just wait and see how incredible they are, their sound is second to none!
Our food is being catered by Simply Fresh by McCaffrey's!!
Anyone who lives near Doylestown knows their incredible foods and catering.
The McCaffrey’s are also a St. Jude family.
We are in the process of collecting donations for Spring Fling. If you have something that you, or someone you
know would be willing to donate, please send a note to Dan Dienna at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call at 610-416-
1067. We hope to finalize donations by March 17th. We look forward to seeing you all at the Spring Fling!
St. Jude CYO Youth Sponsored PASTA DINNER - April 9th View
ST. JUDE CYO YOUTH SPONSORED
PALM SUNDAY: April 9th
ST. JUDE CAFETERIA
4:00PM - 7:30PM
ALL YOU CAN EAT PASTA, MEATBALLS, SALAD,
BREAD, AND HOMEMADE DESSERTS
Cost: ADULTS: $10 CHILDREN AGES 6-12: $5
CHILDREN 5 AND UNDER: FREE
*Tickets will be sold at the door*
Proceeds to benefit 55 St. Jude CYO Youth
CATHOLIC HEART WORKCAMP this summer
For more information,
contact Karen Pye at (215-230-3662)
Lenten Schedule View
Stations of the Cross:
Fridays in Lent at 2:15 PM and 7:00 PM
Living Stations (PREP)
Sunday, March 26 at 6:30 PM
Living Stations (School)
Wednesday, April 12 at 2:00 PM and 6:00 PM
Monday through Friday - 6:30 AM
Monday through Saturday - 9:00 AM
Thursdays throughout the day following the 9 AM Mass, with Benediction at 7:00 PM
Thursdays following the 9:00 AM Mass and at 7:00 PM
The Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confessions)
Saturdays: in the Chapel from 3:30 to 4:15 PM
Sundays: 9:15 - 9:45 AM
Parish Lenten Confession with Visiting Priests -
Monday, April 3rd from 6:30 until 7:30 PM
Saturday Vigil Mass and Confession time change View
Effective, Saturday, January 7th, the Mass time for our Saturday Vigil Mass will change from 5:00 PM to 4:30 PM
The Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confession) will be offered on Saturday from 3:30 PM until 4:15 PM
Saint Jude Parish has just been FORMED....
There is no financial obligation to register - only if you wish to purchase items from the program.
St. Jude Children's Choir View
St. Jude Children's Choir - Sing a Joyful Song - The St. Jude Children's Choir invites all children of the parish in grades 3 through 6 to join us as we praise God through song. No experience necessary- we will teach you all you need to know.If interested, please come to choir practice from 6 pm until 7 pm in the church choir loft or after school from 3:30 until 4:30 pm in Mr. Meade's Music Room.