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Cathedral Basilica sets 40 Hours devotion

Posted on November 25th, 2015

The theme of the cathedral parish’s annual devotion is preparation for the Year of Mercy. Special Masses, adoration and liturgies are planned for Nov. 29 to Dec. 1.

St. Norbert Parish hosts talks on Internet porn

Posted on November 24th, 2015

Jason Evert will present “Parenting for Purity” at the Paoli parish on Sunday, Dec. 6. Jason Evert will talk with parents while teens enjoy pizza, then he will talk later with them. Music and benediction will round out the program.

Live Nativity with Scripture and music coming to Neumann U

Neumann University students, faculty and staff will stage a Live Nativity on Dec. 6. Posted on November 24th, 2015

Neumann University will host its annual “Greccio Live Nativity Celebration” on Sunday, Dec. 6 featuring the sounds of sacred Christmas music, performed by the Holy Family Regional School Children’s Choir.

Opening Mass set to begin Year of Mercy

Posted on November 24th, 2015

This is the logo for the Holy Year of Mercy, which opens Dec. 8 and runs until Nov. 20, 2016. (CNS/courtesy of Pontifical Council for Promoting New Evangelization) See JUBILEE-MERCY May 5, 2015.Archbishop Chaput will open the Jubilee Holy Door and celebrate the solemn opening Mass for the holy year on Sunday, Dec. 13 at the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul in Philadelphia.

Pink Sisters to close 100th anniversary with special Mass

Posted on November 20th, 2015

The Holy Spirit Adoration Sisters (the Pink Sisters) are celebrating their centenary at the Convent of Divine Love this year in Philadelphia’s Spring Garden neighborhood. The anniversary Mass will be celebrated Saturday, Nov. 28.

St. Mary Medical Center gets ready to light its tree

Posted on November 11th, 2015

The Community League of St. Mary invites all to the Lights of Love celebration in which the hospital’s Christmas tree will have small white lights in honor of loved ones or in their memory.

Queen of Angels Regional Catholic School hosts open house

Posted on November 6th, 2015

The Willow Grove school will offer a presentation about the school, a questions-and-answer session and tours on Dec. 2.

St. Charles Seminary plans private, public sales of its art

Figures in a creche made by Native Americans are part of a collection of more than 100 sets on display at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary's library in December. (Sarah Webb) Posted on November 6th, 2015

A three-day art sale in early December will offer some works from the seminary’s collection. Also on display is the annual presentation of 100 creches from around the world, and the Christmas Concert at the seminary.

Hispanic Family Day encourages vocations

Posted on November 2nd, 2015

Hispanic men of high school and college age and their families are invited to spend a day of fun, food and prayer at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary on Sunday, Nov. 8.

Author to speak on forgiveness by the Amish

Posted on October 26th, 2015

St. Maria Goretti Parish will host author Marie Monville, the widow of the man who in 2006 shot 10 girls in an Amish one-room schoolhouse. On Nov. 2 she will explain the Amish community’s response of love after the tragedy.

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