Back to School 2014
5K run and walk to benefit Drexel Hill school’s athletic programs
Holy Child Academy in Drexel Hill is sponsoring a 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, Sept. 6 starting at 8:30 a.m. Check in and walk-up registration begins at 7:30 a.m. The course will take participants through the beautiful, tree-lined streets of Drexel Park in Delaware County.
Holy Cross School grads invited to gala
The Catholic school in the Mount Airy section of Philadelphia will host its homecoming event Saturday, Sept. 13 beginning with Mass and followed by dinner and special events, all to benefit the school's scholarship fund.
Women’s health is focus of day-long expo
“Caring for the Whole Woman” is the theme for the third annual event in Bucks County by St. Mary Medical Center on Saturday, Sept. 6. Speakers, health screenings, a Q&A session, exhibitors and more will be featured.
Race for Special Olympics, human trafficking group, needs helpers
Volunteers are needed for the Color Me Rad 5K race Aug. 30 -- especially to throw paint at passing runners. Proceeds of the race benefit Redlight Traffic, a non-profit working to end human trafficking and sexual exploitation.
Assumption feast to be celebrated at West Chester parish
The 95th annual celebration of St. Agnes Parish for the Feast of the Assumption will include morning Mass, a communion breakfast, solemn procession and benediction on Sunday, Aug. 17.
Ukrainian Folk Festival to feature ethnic dances, music
The festival celebrates its 23rd year in Horsham, celebrating Ukrainian arts and culture.
Warminster parish group talks about food in the Bible
The Neumann Adult Spirituality Group at Nativity of Our Lord Parish, Warminster, will present “God’s Abundance: Food in the Bible, Food in Our Life” on Wednesday, Sept. 10 from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the parish Conference Center.
Art restorer to speak on Vatican project
Art restoration expert Mary Angela Schroth will give a lecture and present a short video and photos on her work with the project to restore the Scala Santa (Holy Stairs) in Rome, Italy, on Thursday, July 31 at 6:30 p.m. at the Conference Center of St. Aloysius Academy in Bryn Mawr.
Catholic Professionals set networking event
The Catholic Professionals of Greater Philadelphia will hold their next networking meeting Thursday, Oct. 2 at the Central Association of the Miraculous Medal in Germantown.
Relic of Pope St. John Paul II exposed at cathedral
All are invited receive a blessing with the relic of Pope St. John Paul II, asking for his heavenly intercession, after all Masses this weekend at the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul -- see the full schedule.