Thank you for a Successful Mass & Brunch!

March 3rd, 2019 A.D.R.O.P. gathered for the annual Mass & Brunch fundraiser. An opportunity to give thanks, unite with friends, and break bread together the event was full of smiles and laughter. Ellen and Anthony DeCarlo were honored for their many years of service to A.D.R.O.P.

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Many thanks to all who supported this event, especially to the Gallagher Family for once again sponsoring the event.; to the Faustman, Purcaro, and Bushar families for sponsoring tables.; to Sanctuary for the music; to the Augustinian Province of St. Thomas of VIllanova for allowing us to use the space; to the Augustinians for celebrating mass, and to Jessica Eischen and the Augustinian Volunteers (former and present) who helped with set up and preparation.

We’ll see you at the Walk in June!

New Services Starting Soon!

Do you wish that you could interact better with your neighbors who speak other languages? Would you like to learn more about their cultures and lives while also sharing your own? The A.D.R.O.P. Language Exchange would be perfect for you! Once a week, each person will be paired up with another individual who speaks a language different from them and the two will practice based on a different theme of the night. Come build true community with your neighbors! Free, Every Wednesday from 7-8pm at St. Anthony of Padua School Auditorium, 913 Pierce Street (9th & Pierce) starting 2/6/2019. Email adropinfo@augustinian.org or call (215) 925-3566 for more information.

Also starting soon: Computer Classes in Spanish

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Grateful for our AVs

We had a lovely surprise visit from Katharine Winner, 2012-2013 Augustinian Volunteer today. She’s pictured below with our current AV, René. We’re so grateful for the amazing work and dedication of all the volunteers who have supported A.D.R.O.P. through the years.

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Katherine during her 2012-2013 volunteer year tutoring at St. Anthony of Padua School.

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Adeodatus School Visits begin for 2018

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The Adeodatus Team had their first high school presentation at Bishop Eustace High School on Tuesday, 10/15. The Presentations, given by George Munyan, Jimmy Cialella, Fr. Paul Morrissey, and René Schulze focus on the issue of mass incarceration with special interest on the “Drugs to Prison Pipeline.” The presentations are intended to excite students and push them to get more involved in their community and social change.

A.D.R.O.P. to attend Nuns on the Bus Town Hall for Justice

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NETWORK Lobby’s Nuns on the Bus is hitting the road -- for the first time in two years -- to hold elected officials accountable for their votes on the 2017 tax law and attempts to repeal the Affordable Care Act. This time last year, Republicans in Congress were hard at work to enact a tax law that overwhelmingly benefits the wealthy over working people. This new law gives 83% of the benefits to the wealthiest 1% and threatens funding for Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security.


Join us in PHILADELPHIA at the next stop on the Nuns on the Bus tour—a month-long tour with rallies, lobbying visits, and town halls spanning from coast to coast. It will culminate in a Tax Justice Parade and Fiesta for the Common Good in Mar-a-Lago.


Here are the details: [ Nuns On the Bus 2018 Route]


What: Lobby Visit and Rally

When: October 24, 2018, 2:30 pm

Where: Office of Rep. Fitzpatrick

1717 Langhorne Newtown Rd

Langhorne, PA 19047

RSVP: https://networklobby.org/bus2018/rsvp?event=Langhorne%3A+Lobby


What: Town Hall for Tax Justice

When: October 24, 2018, 6:00 pm

Where: Chapel of St. Joseph

St. Joseph’s University

5600 City Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19131

RSVP: https://networklobby.org/bus2018/rsvp?event=Philly%3A+Town+Hall+for+Justice


What: Site Visit and Rally

When: October 25, 2018, 10:30 am

Where: Women’s Community Revitalization Project

Grace Community Townhomes

2201 E Auburn St, Philadelphia, PA 19134

RSVP: https://networklobby.org/bus2018/rsvp?event=Philly%3A+Site+Visit