October 13, 2021

Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez to Visit Pope John Paul II Regional Catholic Elementary School and Celebrate Mass

Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez will celebrate Mass for the Pope John Paul II Regional Catholic Elementary School community in West Brandywine Township (Chester County). During Mass, students will present Archbishop Pérez with a handmade cross, which he will bless.

9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Wednesday, October 20, 2021
Saint Peter Catholic Church
2835 Manor Road
West Brandywine, PA 19320

Father Michael Fitzpatrick, Pastor of Saint Peter Parish, West Brandywine Township; Father Thomas Brennan, Pastor of Our Lady of Rosary Parish, Coatesville; Father Sean O’Neill, Pastor of Our Lady of Consolation Parish, Parkesburg; and Father Eder Estrada, Pastor of Saint Joseph Parish in Coatesville, will concelebrate.

Following Mass, attendees will walk across the parish campus to PJP II Regional Catholic Elementary School.  The Archbishop will be greeted by student council representatives who will present him with a token of appreciation on behalf of the school community. He will tour the school and make a special stop in the PK center where the pre-school children will sing I Love Jesus.

10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Pope John Paul II Regional Catholic Elementary School
2875 Manor Road
West Brandywine, PA 19320

Background Regarding Saint John Paul II Regional Catholic Elementary School

PJPII Regional Catholic Elementary School is a co-educational parochial school for students in Preschool (3 years of age) through eighth grade located in West Brandywine Township, (Chester County).  The Child Care program, Little Saints Academy, serves infants and toddlers 6 weeks-36 months in age. PJP II Regional Catholic Elementary School welcome families from the surrounding community including Coatesville, Downingtown, Honey Brook, Thorndale, Morgantown, Gap, and Parkesburg. Its partner parishes are Saint Peter (West Brandywine), Our Lady of the Rosary (Coatesville), Saint Joseph (Coatesville), and Our Lady of Consolation (Parkesburg). 

PJPII Regional Catholic Elementary School is a Catholic faith community that strives to love and serve God and others.  The school is committed to pursuing spiritual growth and academic excellence. With Saint John Paul II as patron and model, they endeavor to meet the challenges of society through prayer, service and the living of their Catholic faith. For additional information about PJPII Regional Catholic Elementary School, please visit popejohnpaul2sch.org/.

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Editor’s Note:

For more information about Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, please visit aopcatholicschools.org/.

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Meredith Wilson
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215-587-3747