Parishioners at the Chester County parish gathered Sunday, March 3 for Mass with their pastor, Father Gerald Carey. The Italian national parish welcomes faithful from all walks, and is located at 35 Old Eagle School Road, Strafford — learn more at During Lent this year, the church will display a life-size statue of the scourged Christ. It vividly depicts the wounds Jesus suffered during his passion and death on the cross and serves as a reflection on the saving mysteries leading to Easter. (Photos by Sarah Webb)