News & Events

Come to our Financial Aid Night on March 5th!

Our school's financial aid night scheduled to be held on Tuesday, March 5th from 1:30-5:00 pm. You are also welcome to attend any of the other regional financial aid nights hosted by other IMS schools. See flyer below for dates and locations. Bring your 2023 Federal...

Walk-In Wednesday Event for New Families

New families are invited to come to Our Mother of Sorrows/St. Ignatius of Loyola (OMSSI), IMS for a Walk-In Wednesday on March 6th from 9am-12pm! Meet the staff, tour our school & apply for the 2024/25 school year! Learn more about our school...

Extra Scholarship for all New & Returning Families!

We are so excited to announce that we are offering the St. Jude Hope Scholarship one again to all NEW and RETURNING families at Our Mother of Sorrows/St. Ignatius of Loyola (OMSSI) Catholic School. Read the FAQs here. New families can apply here.

Our New Playground Makes the News!

Our New Playground Makes the News!

The unveiling, ribbon-cutting and blessing of our brand-new playground took place on Monday, August 28 at 4 pm to celebrate the combined efforts of the school's community, staff, Advisory Council members, and donors. The playground will not only be a fun addition for...

August 28th: New Playground Reveal – Join Us!

We are excited to reveal our new playground on August 28th at 4pm. Everyone is welcome to stop by to enjoy our beautiful new playground, which was made possible by the generosity of our Advisory Council and our leadership donors. Light refreshments will be provided!...

Class of ’19 Graduate Receives “Heart of Mercy” Award

Autumn Drake, a 2019 graduate of Our Mother of Sorrows/St. Ignatius of Loyola (OMSSI) Catholic School has distinguished herself in a number of significant ways during her four years at Merion Mercy. For this, Autumn was awarded the Heart of Mercy Award at...

St. Jude Hope Scholarship to Aid OMSSI Families

A one year St. Jude Hope Scholarship will be given to all new and returning families at Our Mother of Sorrows/St. Ignatius of Loyola (OMSSI). The scholarship funds are designated for the 2023-24 school year. The amount of the scholarship award is up to $1,000 for students in grades K-1 and up to $600 for students in grades 2-8.

Preparing Our Students for High School

IMS hired our first Director of High School Readiness this spring. Jose “Gonzo” Gonzalez, who joined IMS after 5 years as director of graduate support for Gesu School, is excited to share his experience and resources to help families of 7th and 8th graders navigate...

Enrollment and Tuition Credits

Enrollment Open for Fall 2023 Open enrollment is underway and we are working to fill open seats fast! If you are looking to enroll your child in one of our 14 schools, act quickly! Visit www.imsphila.org/schools to find the IMS school in your neighborhood. Tuition...

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If we have an upcoming event, we will tell you about it here. We will provide an event description, as well as the date, time and place. If registration is required, we will provide a link for you to register. If the event is a fundraiser, we will provide a link to...