Calendar of Events

Miraculous Medal Shrine to celebrate 9-day solemn novena

Over 10,000 people are expected to come through the doors and pray for those they love during the solemn novena liturgies celebrated at the Miraculous Medal Shrine at 500 East Chelten Avenue in the Germantown section of Philadelphia. All are welcome. Starting Nov. 18 the shrine to Mary, Mother of God will be celebrating its […]

Knights of Peter Claver plan banquet, announce Claver awardee

Sister of the Blessed Sacrament Mary Norbit will receive the 2013 Claver Award during the annual banquet of the Knights of St. Peter Claver and Ladies Auxiliary on Sunday, Nov. 17 at the Springfield Country Club, 400 Sproul Road in Springfield, Delaware County. The luncheon begins at 1 p.m.

Lansdale regional Catholic school to honor veterans

Mater Dei Catholic School, Lansdale, will honor and pray for all U.S. military veterans during a school assembly Nov. 11. The school represents the parishes of St. Maria Goretti in Hatfield, St. Rose of Lima in North Wales and St. Stanislaus in Lansdale, and their surrounding communities. All are welcome to attend a prayer liturgy […]

Bryn Mawr Catholic school hosts Fall Open House with tours, info

SS. Colman-John Neumann School in Bryn Mawr will host a Fall Open House on Sunday, Nov. 10 from 10 a.m.-12 noon, with guided tours for local families who wish to learn more about the school’s early childhood programs. SS. Colman-John Neumann students and faculty will be on hand to provide more information on the school’s […]

Relics of St. Therese and parents coming to Carmelite Monastery

The Carmelite Monastery at 66th and Broad streets in Philadelphia welcomes the reception of the relics of St. Therese of Lisieux and her parents, Blessed Louis and Zelie Martin, during liturgies Nov. 16-17.

Memory screening for all ages offered in Meadowbrook

Holy Redeemer St. Joseph Manor will hold a free, confidential memory screening on Tuesday, Nov. 19 from 1 to 4 p.m. The face-to-face screening consists of a series of questions and small tasks and takes five to 10 minutes to complete. The screening does not produce a diagnosis. Instead, individuals who score low on the […]

Catholic Women’s Conference coming to Phila. in December

The first-ever Catholic Women’s Conference in Philadelphia will be held Saturday, Dec. 7 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. The conference theme is “The Feminine Genius: Every Woman’s Gift,” and is sponsored by the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and Endow (Educating on the Nature and Dignity of Women). More than 500 women — married, single and consecrated […]

Bensalem Catholic school hosts craft show

Holy Ghost Preparatory School, Bensalem, hosts its annual Holiday Craft Show Saturday, Nov. 9 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 10 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Beautiful crafts, handcrafted jewelry, baked goods, raffle baskets and food will be available at the show located in the Holy Ghost Prep Field House, 2429 […]

Bishop Shanahan HS welcomes prospective students, families

Bishop Shanahan High School in Downingtown will host an eighth grade Visitation Day on Thursday, Nov. 14 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Interested eighth grade students from public and private high schools should register online at http://www.shanahan.org/ (see the Admissions tab). Students from parochial schools should register through their elementary schools.  On Sunday, Nov. 17, Shanahan […]

St. James High alums gather for 20th annual Communion breakfast

St. James High School Alumni Association will hold its 20th annual Mass and Communion Breakfast Sunday, Nov. 3 at 8:30 a.m. at St. Katharine Drexel Church, Chester. Auxiliary Bishop John J. McIntyre will be the celebrant of the Mass. A buffet breakfast will follow at the St. James “Doghouse,” located at 1499 E. 9th Street, […]