Saints Simon and Jude Church

730 West Broad Street • Bethlehem, PA 18018

PARISH PHONE NUMBERS

 

Parish Office/Rectory: (610) 866-5582

Parish Fax:                   (610) 866-2992

Parish Website:            simonandjudepa.org

                                            

MASS SCHEDULE

Sunday:          5:00 PM (Saturday)

                      8:00, 9:30, 11:00 AM

Weekdays:    8:00 AM (Mon-Sat.)

Holy Day:     6:30 PM (Evening before)

                      8:00 AM, 12:05 PM

 

CONFESSIONS  Saturday: 4:00-4:45 PM

                     Penance Service in Advent & Lent

 

PARISH REGISTRATION

Contact the Pastor to become a member.

 

RELIGIOUS EDUCATION

Students from our Parish attend Notre Dame Catholic School while remaining Parishioners at Saints Simon & Jude Church.

 

CCD Class is held at St. Ursula Church.  Attendance at other CCD Programs requires a letter from the Pastor of this Parish in order to attend.

 

MARRIAGE PREPARATION

For registered parishioners should begin one year, but no less than six months, prior to the proposed date of marriage.

BAPTISMS

Baptisms are held for registered parishioners following the 11:00 A.M. Mass on the 2nd & 4th Sundays and on the 1st Sunday at 12:45 P.M..  Parents should contact the Pastor.

 

RITE OF CHRISTIAN INITIATION OF ADULTS (RCIA) This program assists adults in becoming Catholic Christians that may include receiving Baptism, Confirmation and Eucharist.

 

MINISTRY TO THE SICK

Notify the Parish Office when a parishioner is in the hospital; if at home to receive the Eucharist and Anointing of the Sick.

 

DEVOTIONS

First Saturday Rosary is held at 7:30 AM, that includes the Saint Jude prayers during the 8:00 AM Mass.

 

WILLS AND MEMORIALS

Memorials are available at the Parish Office and are often used in lieu of flowers, at a funeral. Consider remembering the parish in your will.

 

HOLY SAVIOUR CEMETERY

Contact 610-866-2372 to arrange Christian Burial.

 

Diocesan Victim Assistance Coordinator

Ms. Wendy S. Krisak, M.A., NCC, LPC

DIRECT TELEPHONE NUMBER: (800) 791-9209

 

Diocesan Safe Environment Coordinator

Sister Meg Cole, S.S.J., M.S., LMFT 

Telephone:  (610) 332-0442, ext. 19

PASTOR

Rev. Msgr. William F. Baver,

Th.M., M. Div, CCCE, KCHS

 

PERMANENT DEACONS

Deacon Reuben H. Hartzell

 

Deacon Jeffrey R Trexler,

KCHS, Ph.D, Ch.D.

 

Parish Secretary

Ms. Carol Ann Reinert

secretary@simonandjudepa.org

 

Parish Bookkeeper

Mrs. Karen Gifford

bookkeeper@simonandjudepa.org

 

Notre Dame of Bethlehem School

Principal

Mrs. Kathy Maziarz

610-866-2231

 

Coordinator of CCD Religious Education

Laura A. Magliane, AIC

St. Ursula Church

610-706-3380

 

Choir Director

Ms. Joan Marie Ronca