Members and guests of the parish in South Coventry, Chester County gathered to celebrate the start of the Advent season with Mass on Sunday, Dec. 3, led by their recently installed pastor, Father Edward E. Brady. Following Mass, Father Brady led a blessing of the parish’s Catechesis Center named in honor of the retired pastor, Father Hugh J. Dougherty. St. Thomas Church is located at 2101 Pottstown Pike, Pottstown. (Photos by Sarah Webb)