established in 1989, as a unique appeal to our alumni and friends to raise money
in a combined appeal to benefit
our two favorite charities - Northeast Catholic Alumni Memorial Scholarship Fund, Inc.; and the Oblates of St. Francis deSales.
its inception the Appeal has raised over 6 million dollars. The drive begins on November 1 and concludes on October 31 of the
following year. You can forward your tax deductible contribution to
either one or both organizations. Checks should be made payable
to FALCONWAY and mailed to P. 0. Box
7005, Philadelphia, PA 19149-0005. Use the form to indicate your choice(s) of recipients. Print member/donation form.
Annual Fall gathering of Falcons is held to commemorate our annual clash with the
Pioneers of Frankford on Thanksgiving Day. This year the affair will be held on
November 24 at the Red Rooster Inn, Dungan Road below Rhawn St. from 1 to 5 PM.
a great time for reminiscing about past victories over Frankford. Print registration form.
event that has been on our calendar since we were founded in 1929 is our annual
Memorial Mass and Communion Breakfast. This year, Mass was concelebrated
Martin of Tours,
& Cheltenham Avenue at 8:30 AM
on April 7, 2019. Immediately
adjourned to the Regal Ballroom,
5411 Oxford Avenue for breakfast.
Highlight of the
morning was awarding our
Annual Outstanding Achievement
Award to Philadelphia Inquirer columnist
Christine Flowers. The Toastmaster was Lou Nolan, Phila. Flyers
We inducted five men - Joe Marbach, '79, Mike McCarron, '84, Greg Blazic, '64,
Bill Welsh, '65, and Pat Boyle, '49, into the
NECHS Hall of Fame. See the News page for details.
For further information call us at 215-543-1051 or email
firstname.lastname@example.org. Print registration form.
The Old Timers' Luncheon has be cancelled for this year. It is the
intent of the Association to run it as with most
Reunions - on a five-year basis. As of now, the next Reunion will be held
Go to the
News page for a review of the 2015 Luncheon.
Every Memorial Day between 1949 and 2013, we met at the Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima at the entrance to the Northeast Catholic
honor our war dead.
On May 27, Mass was celebrated at 9 AM at Resurrection of Our Lord church,
Castor & Shelmire Avenues.
Immediately after Mass services at the Shrine
of Our Lady of Fatima were held at our location at Rhawn and Fairfield Streets.
Go to the
News page for a review of the 2019 event.
It is the responsibility of your Class Representative(s)
to run a Reunion for your Class. Normally, they are held every five years.
Keep your eye on the calendar for your Reunion. If your class is having
one it will be listed there and on the Class Info page with all the
Some classes are more active than others. If your Class hasn't had a
reunion in a while contact your Rep(s). If you don't
know who they are,
check the Directory on the Class Info page or call the Alumni Office 215-543-1051 or email us at infonecath@necathalum back to top