The Developmental Programs Division of Catholic Social Services continues our year of reflection on the topic of Agape: Unconditional Love. Catholic identity is at the root of who we are, and the call of Jesus to serve defines our daily work. Our "Rooted in Mission" initiative reminds us each day that we are rooted [...]
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On Saturday February 17th, Divine Providence Village hosted a service group, led by Gerry Bowen, from St. Vincent de Paul Church in Richboro. The group ran a bingo game for our residents and had an impromptu sing along. Everyone had a wonderful time together.
On May 16th our Day Programs at Our Lady of Fatima in Secane welcomed about 55 seniors from Cardinal O'Hara High School. The students spent time visiting and interacting with individuals from our Adult Training Facility and Work Activity Center as part of a Day of Service. We love visitors and the students are [...]
On May 3rd about 40 students from Archbishop Carroll High School spent the morning interacting with individuals attending our Day Programs at Our Lady of Fatima in Secane. The day of service was meaningful for both the clients and students. They are welcome back anytime! #dgdpcommunities
Parishioners from St. Jude Parish in Chalfont, PA visited Divine Providence Village on April 21st for a day of service and fellowship. The parishioners learned about DPV and the residents, and the ladies and men at DPV met some wonderful people who shared their Saturday with them. Everyone enjoyed painting rocks which have been [...]
Volunteers were celebrated by the Archdiocese of Philadelphia on April 20th at a presentation at the Archdiocesan Center. Divine Providence Village (DPV) volunteer Lauren Pippitt was honored. She is an eighth grade student from St. Anastasia Parish in Newtown Square. Her mother Kelly brings Lauren every other week to escort the DPV residents to [...]
We are seeking to integrate our Mission and Catholic Identity more effectively into our daily work and have launched a new initiative: “Rooted in Mission: The Call to Love.” This powerful message is grounded in the Gospel of Jesus, which calls us to “love one another as I have loved you.” It is also [...]
A Memorial Service was held on Wednesday, February 28th, for Jackie Everly and Richard Cavallaro, at the IHM House at the Cardinal Krol Campus in Springfield. This was an uplifting opportunity for friends and family to come together with prayer, song and memories in celebrating the lives of our dear friends. It was a [...]
The 2/2/18 Girl's Basketball Game at Cardinal O'Hara High School was more than a winning (in overtime) event, it was an evening of fellowship and altruism. The “Don Guanella and Divine Providence Night at Cardinal O’Hara” was a wonderful celebration of community. The men and women we serve as well as our staff had [...]
The DPV Ladies Club has been meeting for many years with faithful volunteers Marie Luglio and Mary Kate Jordan, and others. The ladies meet monthly to socialize, play games, go on community outings, and have fun!