Area Moms Groups
Welcome to mothers of all stages and ages! We know important it is for women to support each other throughout the various stages of motherhood. By clicking the buttons below, you will find information about various moms groups throughout the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.
If you know of a Catholic Moms group that is not already listed please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Find a local Moms Group
Please scroll below to find local Catholic Moms Groups. Groups are listed by county. If you know of a group that is not listed here or to request edits/updates to group information, please email Sarah Albanese at email@example.com.
Parish: Nativity of Our Lord, Warminster
Leader(s): Angela Shammo
More information: 1st and 3rd Fridays September through May; From 9-11 am
Our Mother’s Group meets in the Parish Center if Nativity of our Lord. The group prays the rosary at each meeting. We also attend the First Friday mass together. We usually read a Catholicmom.com book. This year we are reading a book entitled A Parent Who Prays: A Journal to Guide You in Praying for Your Children
We have a babysitter with all the proper Archdiocesan mandated clearances who babysits the kids in the adjoining room which is a playroom.
Parish: Nativity, BVM, Media
Leader(s): Amy Grace
More information: Meets on the third Tuesday of each month from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. in the Nativity parish center; Meetings will have guest speakers, child care, fellowship and a focus on developing friendships and a place for women to connect.
More information: Typically weekly from 9:30-11am at Victoria’s or Eileen’s home in Brookhaven. Contact Victoria or Eileen for weekly meeting times and locations.
This small group of moms reflects weekly on the upcoming Sunday readings. They gather in fellowship to uplift and encourage one another.
Parish: Our Lady of Fatima (OLF), Secane
Leader(s): Helene Hallowell
More information: Summer pick-up basketball games for young boys at local playgrounds.
More information: We will meet for Advent and Lent ONLY this season: Lent 2020 dates – Feb 27, March 5, 12, 19, 25 April 2 (Thursdays); All meetings take place at 7pm in the library which is under the church. Enter through the doors in the back (exterior doors) of the church. We meet monthly except during Lent and Advent where we will meet weekly.
Moms get together to break open the Word for the upcoming Sunday Gospel and how it relates to our daily lives. Sharing of advice for how to raise children in the Faith. We also offer service opportunities such as cooking meals for food bank or donating to women’s shelter.
Parish: St. Joseph, Aston
Leader(s): Dana Westby
More information: Monthly typically on the 1st or 2nd Sunday evening of each month, 7-8:30pm, and social time is 6:45-7pm. Upcoming meetings are: 2/9/20, 3/1/20, 4/5/20, 5/3/20, 6/7/20. Meetings are held at St. Joe’s Lower Church in the Cabrini Room; enter through rear of church on ground floor.
Offers personal growth in faith through presentations and group discussion on special topics of interest to women & moms. Topics link our everyday challenges with the solutions given to us through teachings of Christ in the Catholic Church.
Parish: St. Madeline, Ridley Park
Leader(s): Theresa Cunnane
More information: Meeting are most Thursdays from 10-11:30am in St. Madeline’s Spiritual Life Center. (Church parking lot, brick building to the right of the garage – former convent.)
The kids play (toys provided) and have a snack while the moms socialize and say a Rosary. There are little pamphlets with the mysteries and prayers – no pressure if it’s been a while or if this is your first time saying the rosary with a group! Come whatever weeks you are free; no commitment necessary!
Parish: St. Mary Magdalen, Media
Leader(s): Nicky Verna
More information: Meetings are held on a monthly basis in the St. Mary Magdalen Gathering Room off the narthex as you enter the church. If you are interested in being notified of our gatherings, please email Nicky Verna. Format of meeting is from “Moms in Prayer International.” Click here to learn more.
Note: Nicky also conducts SoulCore classes around the archdiocese. Please email her to be alerted to upcoming classes. For more on SoulCore, click here.
Parish: St. Pius X, Broomall
Leader(s): Sarah Albanese
More information: Meets once/month at 9:30-11am in St. Pius lower church hall. Dates for 2019-2020 are: September 27th ~ October 25th ~ November 22nd ~ December 6th (evening social) ~ February 28th~ March 27th ~ April 24th ~ May 29th
Monthly speakers, fellowship, socials, service projects, prayer, playground meet-up’s, monthly book club, & Advent weekly Scripture Study. Babysitting offered at weekday morning meetings.
NOTE: Book Club meets 2nd Tues. of each month 7-8pm. Contact Rebecca Coyer at firstname.lastname@example.org
Parish: Corpus Christi, Landsdale
Leader(s): Trish Keen
More information: The first and third Tuesday of each month from 9:30-11 a.m
Mom’s Café: Come and meet other moms and get some support, ideas, prayers and laughter.
Parish: Mary Mother of the Redeemer, North Wales
Leader(s): Mary Coakley
More information: Fridays during the school year 9:00-10:00 a.m
The MoMs Prayer groups of MMR meets every Friday morning from 9-10 a.m. for the express purpose of praying for God’s protection on the children and teens of our parish. Having consecrated ourselves to our patron, Mary, Mother of the Redeemer, we life up the intentions of two grade levels per week as we pray the rosary. Babies and preschools are welcome.
Parish: St. Eleanor’s, Collegeville
Leader(s): Geraldine Petr
More information: Wednesday mornings (Sept-May). Immediately following the 9AM mass (please attend if you are able to) till 11:15AM in Vianney Hall.
Parents/caregivers and children aged 0-4 years are welcome. Caregivers stay with their children the entire time and our mornings may include circle time with Bible stories, a simple craft as well as plenty of time for caregivers to chat and kids to play.
Parish: Saint Maria Goretti Parish, Hatfield
Leader(s): Angela McClellan
More information: Meetings will be on Wed. Oct. 14th, Nov. 11th and Dec. 9th 2020 from 9:30-11 a.m. (sessions 4-8 will be held in 2021)
Momnipotent: a support group for moms. Women at all stages of their motherhood are invited to join us for this support group. At each monthly meeting, we will view a DVD presentation hosted by author and speaker, Danielle Bean, and then, through real and honest conversations, we will journey together through the concerns, joys, sorrows, and unique experiences that all mothers share. Children are welcome to accompany their mothers; toys and books are provided. There is no cost to participate and breakfast refreshments are included.
Parish: Visitation BVM, Norristown
Leader(s): Bernadette Morello
Visimoms is a local Catholic moms group that meets during the school year. Under the guidance of Our Lady of the Visitation and our Patron Saint Pio of Pietrelcina (Padre Pio), we aim to deepne our relationships with God. Our meeings invovle sharing about our faith, discussing the joys and challenges of being a Catholic woman in today’s world as well as prayer and discussion. We have an annual brunch, movie night, Women’s evening of reflection in Lent, guest speakers and much more!
Parish: Visitation BVM, Norristown
Leader(s): Claire Lesage
More information: Meetings times vary.
MnM’s is a group for mothers, offering support, encouragemnt and ideas for raising strong Catholic kids. We are dedicated to our families, raising our children as saints and our vocation as mothers. Some of the opportunies inlcude: bi-weekly playgroups, “pray’n’plays,” book discussions, meals for moms, family service opportunites and family activities. We welcome any mom!
If you know of a group that is not listed here or to request edits/updates to group information, please email Sarah Albanese at email@example.com.
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Catholic Women’s Healthcare
The Gianna Center of Philadelphia is is located in East Norriton (very close to Plymouth Meeting Mall) and is accepting new patients. The Center provides an authentically Catholic approach to women’s reproductive healthcare and follows Catholic medical ethics. The providers treat women in various age groups – from teens to seniors, and offer general gynecologic care, yearly women’s check-ups and natural family planning instruction in the Creighton Model FertilityCare System. For more information see www.phgiannacenter.org or call the center at 844-204-0005