New Bakers Square Groundbreaking

  Bakers Square, a new 220,000 square foot community shopping center in the Hunting Park West section of Philadelphia will be located on the site of the former Tasty Baking Co. On Friday, March 25, Executive Director Dave Kasievich joined over a 1,000 people from the community to

Volunteers Clean Church of St. James the Less

On Thursday, March 24, Rev. Marie Swayze (Assisting Priest at St. Mark’s Church on Locust Street) convened a spirited group of volunteers to begin the tremendous task of organizing and cleaning our historic Church of St. James the Less. Polishing, washing, dusting, brushing, and

Partnership with Urban Blazers Begins!

  Our first Saturday program with Urban Blazers began Saturday, March 12. Urban Blazers is an innovative non-profit that uses primary and active experiences to stimulate youth to become responsible for their development in education, leadership and relationships. The program util

Unlocking the Gate with Music a Tremendous Success

  Our Unlocking the Gate with Music event was a huge success. With over 300 people in attendance and two scholarships raised, we couldn’t have asked for better results. Thank you to the boys of the renowned choir school of St. Thomas Church, NYC, for sharing their talents with us

La Roche College Alternative Spring Break

On Saturday, March 5th, 26 students and five college staff arrived from Pittsburgh’s La Roche College. St. James School was the beneficiary of the college’s Alternative Spring Break Program. Since 1997, La Roche College as hosted an alternative spring break service experience for stud