We, the people of St. Gabriel of the
Sorrowful Mother Parish in the
Archdiocese of Philadelphia,
recognize our call:
To grow as brothers and sisters in
To edify the Christian family;
To reflect the risen Christ;
And to build a center of
education and service proclaiming
that Jesus Christ is the Light of the
World to all those who would
Baptized into Christ Jesus,
confirmed by the Holy Spirit,
empowered by His gifts of Grace,
we are unified by faith into one
body, the Presence of Christ in the
Let us grow in enlightenment by
participation in service and prayer.
Let us grow in stature through
Worship and celebration of the
Let us grow in humility by sacrificial
acts and giving.
Let us grow in Spirit by leading an
exemplary life in word and deed.
Let us grow in wisdom through
reading the Word of God, in the
Holy Bible and in the Sacred
Tradition of Christ's Church.
We pray to God in communion with
Our Blessed Mother and with St.
Gabriel of the Sorrowful Mother, to
guide us on our path to show the
light of Jesus Christ to all the world
until we reach our heavenly home.
"A Catholic community living and sharing our faith in Jesus Christ."