One of the Philadelphia area’s biggest snowfalls on record dumped up to two feet of snow on Friday night into Saturday night, Jan. 23, and residents spent their Sunday digging out from the blizzard. See our scenes from the Lansdale area of Montgomery County, captured by photographer Bob Kelly. Do you have a photo of a snowy scene in your neighborhood? EmailĀ it to us at editor@catholicphilly.com.

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A heavy drift in the shape of a glacier engulfs the front of Mater Dei Catholic School.

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A chipmunk emerges from a snow bank.

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If a road wasn’t plowed, residents took to their own snowblowers, as did this man.

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Plow crews tried to keep ahead of the mounting snow on Saturday night, to no avail.

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St. Stanislaus Church in Lansdale shows what many other churches experienced on Sunday morning: the parking lot was mostly plowed as were the main streets, but side streets remained snow covered.

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This resident is thankful for his snowblower as it cuts a path through up to 26 inches of snow.

 

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Thick tires helped this intrepid cyclist get to his destination.

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Walking was much harder than gliding along on cross-country skis.

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Sunset on Sunday, Jan. 24 closed a weekend Philadelphia-area residents will long remember for deep snows and some beautiful scenes.

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Even a statue of the Blessed Mother and Jesus at St. Stanislaus cradles deep snow.