Post History

  • Your Prescription Is For More Church Bell

    If you have a fever and the only prescription is more church bell, well, you’ve come to the right place. Our bell polishing posse, the titans of tarnish removal have been at it again and have taken even more years of age off of the small bell. As you can… Continue reading

  • Bell Memorial – Progress Report for October 2023

    While the committee continues to look at various display and installation options, several members donned old clothes and rubber gloves to attempt to remove decades of dirt and see just how much work it would take to refurbish the small bell. Mark Schaff, Dylan Van Allen, Maureen Oberle and Xavier… Continue reading

  • Record Harvest Closes Out 2023 Season!

    The Garden of Mercy ended its season on Oct. 15 with another amazing total—3,435.2 lbs. of fresh vegetables (and the occasional fruits) were sent to Lehigh Valley food pantries to distribute to families experiencing food insecurity. It was an official record year. Each year the parish garden produces more and… Continue reading

  • Over 3000 pounds of vegetables!

    It’s a record year for our parish Garden of Mercy and gardeners! This week the garden totals have pushed past 3,000 lbs. In a summer of a roller coaster of extreme weather, our skillful and caring gardeners have tended our parish garden plot to produce an extraordinary amount of fresh… Continue reading

  • Another garden milestone reached this weekend – over 1 TON of vegetables donated!

    Another amazing harvest brought us over the 2,000 lbs. mark this weekend! The Garden of Mercy is growing strong and feeding so many in our community each week. Thank you again to our volunteers and home gardeners who are adding to our weekly totals from your own garden excess. Truly… Continue reading

  • Big harvest weekend – nearly 500 pounds!

    A big thank you to our garden crew yesterday – Frank Ferrandina, Larry Falcone, Bob Schneider, Justin Kaniper, Tim Smith, Dylan VanAllen, Sean McDonnell – for an outstanding and record setting harvest.  Combined with several generous donations from parishioners we collected 472 pounds of fresh veggies.   Some highlights included… Continue reading

  • Let’s make every pepper count!

    This week’s Garden of Mercy harvest yielded just over 218 pounds! That brings our total donations up to 854.3 pounds that has been donated to local food pantries. We’d like to give a big shoutout to our parishioners who’ve contributed to that total by donating produce from their own gardens.… Continue reading

  • Grow baby grow

    It seems that last week’s efforts of weeding, composting and laying of newspaper has paid off early. We logged a total of 114.5 pounds of fresh veggies this week! Continue reading

  • See our totals for this week

    Just a quick update – we were able to donate just over 100 pounds of fresh veggies this week. That brings our total up to 147.4 pounds! Our weekly donations benefit the local food banks. This season we are working to help New Bethany Ministries, Cay Galgon Life House, The… Continue reading

  • We have our first donation of the season!

    A quick update on the Garden of Mercy.  We are off to a great start and today we made our first donation – 43.5 lbs. of food to help area food banks. Thanks to everyone who has helped us get to this point. Here is a photo of the garden… Continue reading

Comments are closed.