Serving the Olney neighborhood of Northeast Philadelphia, St. Helena Parish opened a converted space in the parish convent where Sisters of St. Joseph and volunteers will serve the community’s needs. Msgr. Joseph Trinh, pastor, blessed the center March 20 and led the sisters’ renewal of religious vows. Read full coverage here. (Photos by Sarah Webb)
Msgr. Joseph Trinh, pastor of St. Helena Parish, blesses the Outreach Center.
Sister Marie Albert, S.S.J., welcomes visitors to the blessing of the new outreach center at St Helena Parish.
Msgr. Joseph Trinh, pastor of St. Helena Parish, blesses the chapel in the convent where the new Outreach Center will be located.
The Sisters of St. Joseph who serve at St. Helena renew their vows on the feast of St. Joseph, celebrated March 20.
Volunteer Harry Dang and Sister Marie Albert, S.S.J., chat after the blessing of the new Outreach Center at St. Helena Parish.
After the blessing of the new outreach center at St. Helena Parish in Philadelphia by the pastor, Msgr. Joseph Trinh, committee members and volunteers for the Outreach Center gather for refreshments. (Sarah Webb)
Sisters of St. Joseph, committee members and volunteers of the Outreach Center pose for a picture in the convent chapel.
Msgr. Joseph Trinh, pastor of St. Helena Parish, blesses a room of the new Outreach Center in the parish convent, staffed by the Sisters of St. Joseph. (Sarah Webb)