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Supper and Speaker
Sunday, September 19th 4:00-7:00
Our monthly Supper and Speaker series will continue this Sunday with SMYPP member Dr. Cecil Coutinho who will examine the role of science in society and the presence of God within the scientific realm. While theology and science are two different disciplines, he will highlight numerous ways in which they are complementary. The talk will examine how God directs nature which has in turn directed multiple scientific achievements. Cecil will also discuss common misconceptions which aim to replace God with science and will arm the audience with intellectual scientific and theological facts.

About the speaker: Dr. Cecil Coutinho is currently a senior engineer at Ashland and an active young adult at SMYPP. Before moving to Delaware, Dr. Coutinho worked on staff at EINK-MIT in Cambridge, helping to develop the next generation Amazon Kindle E-readers. He will detail the role faith has played in his life throughout his scientific career.

Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/events/554475811347443/

Discussion Group
Monday, September 20th 7:00 PM
We will continue the discussion of the relationship between faith and science in a small group setting.

Liturgy and Lunch
Sunday, October 5th 12:00 PM
We will attend the noon Mass at St. Mary’s as a group. Afterward, we will enjoy lunch, fellowship, and board games in the St. Mary’s room.

Swing Dance 
Friday, October 10th 8:00 PM
Lessons begin at 8:00PM (doors open at 7:45). Open Dancing from 9-11 PM. Admission is $8 which covers lessons, beverages and snacks. No previous experience or dance partner necessary.

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More January Events!

Supper and Speaker
Sunday, January 19th 4:00-7:00
Our monthly Supper and Speaker series will continue this Sunday. St. Mary’s Parishioner, Fred Perella, will talk about the history and work of the Raskob Foundation for Catholic Activities, and discuss religious philanthropy, including bringing one’s faith to such efforts and considering a career in that field. A $5 donation is requested for this event.
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/183392945203152/?context=create


Discussion Groups
Monday, January 27 7:30 PM
SMYPP is now hosting small group, faith-based discussions on each 2nd and 4th Monday. The goal of these discussions is to read, reflect on, and discuss an article pertaining to certain topic, increasing each individual’s knowledge and understanding. These discussions will take place at St. Mary’s.
Topic: Pope Francis


Wine Tasting
Tuesday, January 28th 7:00 PM
SMYPP member Mike Solomon is organizing a wine tasting at St. Mary’s. Attendees will be given a brief introduction to grapes, climates and growing conditions, and they’ll be taught how to taste wine. Three reds and 3 whites will be sampled. Light snacks will be provided. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/562706970465436/

Limited admission, $10 payment required in advance. RSVP to Lottie.


Other local events this week:


The Thirsting Concert
Sponsored by the Catholic Young Adults of Chester County
Wednesday, January 15, 7:30 PM
The Thirsting is one of the featured bands at the Catholic Underground. This promises to be an uplifting night of song. A goodwill offering will be taken at the event. Located at the Knights of Columbus, 110 W Market St, West Chester, Pennsylvania 19382
Facebook-https://www.facebook.com/events/1395044430741851/


Swing Dance (in Philadelphia)
Sponsored by Jack’s YACs
Beginner lessons will start at 8:00 (doors open at 7:45). Admission is $8 which covers lessons, beverages and snacks. SMYPP will organize a carpool leaving from Wilmington at 7:00, please let me know if you’re interested in joining it.
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/659088400800511/

Upcoming November Events

Sunday, November 3
Liturgy and Lunch: This Sunday we will attend the 12:00 mass at St. Mary’s and sit in the two front pews on the right hand side of the church. After mass we will proceed to the St. Mary’s room for lunch games. See our Facebook page for more information https://www.facebook.com/events/654287721278569/

Friday November 8th
We will join the Jack’s YACs Swing Dance located at St. John the Evangelist in Philadelphia. Beginner lessons begin at 8:00. Open dance is 9-11:30. See their Facebook event for more information https://www.facebook.com/events/399292120200351/

Sunday November 17
Bishop Malooly will be the speaker at our next Supper and Speaker event, November 17, 4-7PM. Please mark your calendars! 

Swing Dancing and Speaker & Supper

Swing Dance-Tonight 8:00 PM
St. John the Evangelist Church (in Philadelphia) will host a Swing Dance (with lessons) beginning at 8:00. Check out their Facebook page for more details. https://www.facebook.com/events/504256122994871/

SMYPP will set up a caravan/carpool so please contact me if you are interested in joining. 
If you plan on driving in yourself, mention St. John the Evangelist Church, while parking at the Loews Hotel parking structure at 20 S. 12th Street (right on the other side of the block from St. John’s) and you should be able to park for $8.

Supper and Speaker this Sunday 4-7PM
We will have 3 peer speakers attest to the power of God’s love and guidance in their lives. We look forward to hearing from Katherine Deegan, John Mullan and Chris Hartung on Sunday.
Supper and Speaker will begin at 4:00 with appetizers and fellowship in the St. Mary’s room of St. Mary’s of the Assumption Church.