Philadelphia’s political and administrative leaders may have difficulty finding the Northeast from time to time, but the head of one of the world’s largest and oldest religious institutions is planning to visit here in September.
Perhaps the late Frank Zappa best described the relationship between international football and beer: “You can’t be a real country unless you have a beer and an airline. It helps if you have some kind of a football team, or some nuclear weapons, but at the very least you need a beer.”
At 165 years old, Holmesburg’s St. Dominic Roman Catholic Church proudly identifies itself as “the mother church of the Northeast.” And for about 130 years, the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary have provided maternal spirit to the parish.
People are remembering Tom Gola as the consummate Philadelphian, never forgetting his roots as he enjoyed successful careers in playing and coaching basketball, serving in public office and working in the business world.
The Archdiocese of Philadelphia on Tuesday put up the $25,000 needed to bail out Monsignor William Lynn, and he was released from an upstate prison into the custody of the Philadelphia prison system this morning.
All Saints Episcopal Church Rhawnhurst 1811 Loney St. Handicrafters meet Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. Harmonie Singing Society meets Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m. Holy Eucharist services on Sundays at 8 and 9:30 a.m. 215-342-6310, www.allsaintsrhawnhurst.org.