Saint Mary Magdalene Community
an inclusive Catholic community
dedicated July 22, 2007

Special Events


Spring 2019

 Lenten Season.    

Drexel Hill-  

 Wednesday March 6, 2019   Ash Wednesday  7:30 pm   
Drexel Hill United Methodist Church (DHUMC) and St. Mary Magdalene Community (SMM) will celebrate a service in the chapel, where we usually worship.  Pastor Russell Atkinson will preach and we will prepare the service.  Please invite your family and friends to this joyful, yet reflective, beginning to Lent.

At our SMM community meeting people indicated that they would like the option of a day or evening reconciliation service.  Below are the dates.
Tuesday April 2, 2019  at 12 noon in the chapel.  We will have lunch, following by a reconciliation service entitled "Celebrating our Oneness:  A Service of Reconciliation and Anointing."  We will each bring our own lunch.  The service will begin around 12:45 pm.

Friday April 5, 2019  at the home of Caryl and Stan Johnson. Email Caryl at if you will be attending. 
5:30 pm  Arrival
6 pm    Soup and Bread
7 pm   "Celebrating our Oneness:  A Service of Reconciliation and Anointing"
Again, please invite your family and friends to this celebration.

A Lenten Activity at the home of Peggy and Marc Oleynick--date/time to be determined.  Stay tuned for more details from Marc and Peggy.

Holy Thursday April 18, 2019   7:30 pm at New Life United Methodist Church, Upper Darby.  DHUMC, New Life UMC, the Garden Church, and SMM will celebrate an ecumenical eucharist.  You, your family, and friends are invited to attend.

Good Friday April 19, 2019   3 pm   A contemplative service will be celebrated in the chapel.  All are invited!

Easter Sunday April 21, 2019--Christ is Risen, Alleluia!!!   
- Sunrise Eucharist at Rose Tree Park, Media, PA 19063--more details will follow
- 9 am Eucharist in the chapel 
Please invite your family and friends to this joyful celebration! 

New Jerusalem- Lenten Schedule
Ash Wednesday 12:00 noon mass and ashes
Mass every Sunday- 3/10, 3/17, 3/24, 3/31 at 10:00 am;  4/7, 4/14 at 5:00 pm;
Easter Vigil 4/20 at 6:00 pm.  All are Welcome!!  
Email Maryrose Petrizzo at with questions.  
 Charitable Giving:

February Charitable Giving- Trauma-Informed Counseling/Chester Community Coalition.
This organization offers FREE trauma services to Chester families directly affected by violence. Groups are led by experienced and licensed professionals.  Group counseling is provided for families of homicide victims and survivors of violence.  Children age 8 and up, teens and their caregivers are welcome to participate. Art therapy is provided for children 4-7.  Because this service is held in the evening, free door-to-door transportation, supper, and childcare are provided.

Return of the Light- 12/22 from 6 PM to 8 PM.  

Return of the Light- 12/22 from 6 PM to 8 PM.