We, the people of St. Gabriel of the
Sorrowful Mother Parish in the
Archdiocese of Philadelphia, recognize our
To grow as brothers and sisters in Christ;
To edify the Christian family;
To reflect the risen Christ;
And to build a center of nourishment,
community, education and service
proclaiming that Jesus Christ is the Light of
the World to all those who would follow
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 world
Let us grow in enlightenment by
participation in service and prayer.
Let us grow in stature through Worship and
celebration of the Sacraments.
Let us grow in humility by sacrificial acts
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."