It just might be Peter Borre. He is our canon law consultant working with our Italian lawyers to appeal the decision in Rome to close St. Joachim Roman Catholic Church here in Frankford. Along with Mater Dolorosa, these two Churches no longer serve the Frankford community. Their loss has touched not only us but our […]
We have been successful in having a demonstration on almost every work day in June. We reached a huge number of people just by being present on that sidewalk. The video below is a look at what its like on an average day. The people vary from day to day but the message remains the […]
Mary Moretz spends her lunch break at 17th and Vine.
People find it hard to refuse to take information about Keep the Faith in Frankford when its offered by these two.
From Florence Stanowski: I’m here hopefully till things go our way, my health permitting, that they will finally admit they were wrong. It’s not a bad thing to admit it. This will only bring back our trust in you. How can you say you are doing the Lord’s work, when you are actually destroying everything […]
As we head downtown to make our cause known today, here are some words from Archbishop Chaput: MALLORCA, Spain — Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia has called on Catholics to be “active witnesses” of their faith, taking inspiration from the 17th-century missionary Blessed Junipero Serra. Rejecting the idea that the Christian faith is “a useful […]
After the big bump from the publicity on the weekend, we were downtown again today.
We had a small crew on Friday since many of our number wanted to attend the last Friday noon Mass at St. Joachim. After that they were going to demonstrate on Frankford Avenue to make sure that all the people know that St. Joachim and Mater Dolorosa are being closed by the Archdiocese. A photographer […]
Once again we were on duty at 222 N. 17th Street to provide information to passersby about the movement. When people hear what the Catholic Church is doing they are truly shocked. Hundreds of people see us on the street as the pass by. Honks and waves from motorists signal that the support the cause. […]
Sudden rain closed us down early on Tuesday but Wednesday was beautiful. We had had our youngest demonstrators and our most senior all this week. The lady in her 9th decade put us all to shame standing the entire time. See some comments below.