Calendar of Events

Archbishop’s Lecture Series goes back to the Bible

The new season of these popular talks kicks off with a presentation on Father Raymond E. Brown, one of the most influential Catholic Scripture scholars in modern times. Father Donald Senior, C.P., will survey Father Brown's work in the context of modern biblical research.

St. William opens new series with concert honoring the Blessed Mother

The Northeast Philadelphia parish will present a program of choral music in honor of the Blessed Mother on Oct. 15.

Free Library series features two poets from Catholic universities

James Matthew Wilson of Villanova University and Ryan Wilson of the Catholic University of America will present original works as part of the "Monday Poets" series on Oct. 2.

Bambies get crafty at St. Hubert fall show

The Northeast Philadelphia high school's alumnae association will host a fair on Oct. 28 featuring food, fun and, of course, crafts.

Mount St. Mary’s hosts weekend in honor of last Fatima apparition

The National Shrine Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes in Maryland is the site of the Oct. 13-15 observance of the last apparitions of Mary in Fatima 100 years ago, featuring rosary devotions, confessions and Mass.

Holy rosary at the Cathedral will mark Marian feast day

Faithful from across the archdiocese will gather at the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul on the memorial of Our Lady of the Rosary. All are invited to pray for a wide range of intentions.

St. Ignatius Parish in Yardley celebrates the 100th anniversary of Fatima apparitions

Father Thaddeus Lancton of the Marians of the Immaculate Conception will lead an evening of prayer and reflection that correlates the Fatima and Divine Mercy apparitions.

Dedication of shrine in honor of St. Sharbel Makhluf

A new place of prayer at the National Shrine Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes will honor the Lebanese hermit, who was devoted to the Blessed Sacrament.

Faith of Benjamin Franklin topic of scholar’s talk

Dr. Thomas S. Kidd, a professor of history at Baylor University, will explore Franklin’s religious skepticism and his upbringing with the Bible, and why he called for public prayer in the nascent United States.

St. Katharine Drexel focus of Catholic history lecture

Dr. Maggie McGuinness of La Salle University will speak on how the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament ministered to African-American neighborhoods in Philadelphia on Sept. 17 at the American Catholic Historical Society.