10th annual Memorial Day Remembrance

Schwenksville, PA: On Friday, May 27, 2016, the St. Mary Home and School Association will sponsor it’s 10th annual Memorial Day Remembrance which is teaching lesson for St. Mary School Students and a time to honor veterans in the community. The event will begin with a Mass at 9:00 a.m. followed by celebration at 10:45 a.m. on the parish grounds, with the American flag raised to half-mast to honor those who have died in service to our nation.

This yearly event has grown to include numerous veteran organizations from near and far, namely the Boyertown, Lower Pottsgrove and Schwenksville American Legions; the Catholic War Veterans of Norristown; the Marine Corps Leagues of Boyertown, Wyomissing, Spring City and Red Hill, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Trappe, Vietnam Veterans of America, Pottstown, A Hero’s Welcome, Reading Chapter Battle of the Bulge and several Pennsylvania legislators, in addition to its own parish veterans.

The program is sponsored by the St. Mary Home and School Association, LCPL Matt Snyder Camp Snoops Project, Ortino’s Restaurant, Schwenksville and Debbie Harter, RE/MAX Realty Group. The program will include the posting/retiring of colors, a flag presentation, the buddy poppy and memorial wreath presentation, winning essayists and other Memorial Day lessons.

Veterans in the community are welcome. Please RSVP to the St. Mary School office 610-287-7757. St. Mary School is located at 40 Spring Mount Road, Schwenksville, PA 19473