Calendar of Events

Big band tunes to be performed in free concert

A 50-piece band will perform an outdoor concert July 23 at Holy Redeemer Lafayette in Northeast Philadelphia. Area residents are invited to bring lawn chair.

Norristown nursing home welcomes all to bazaar

Regina Nursing Center will host its 28th annual bazaar Saturday, Sept. 13. Guests will enjoy activities and items for sale, and merchandise vendors are invited to display at the bazaar.

Priest from Holy Land to pray and speak at Ambler church

St. Anthony of Padua Church in Ambler will host a newly ordained priest from Israel, who also served in Jordan, July 13 at 11:15 a.m. Father Davide Meli will celebrate Mass and make his presentation afterward.

Time running out to join pilgrimage to Canada

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia is sponsoring an eight-day pilgrimage to shrines in Canada and United States. Bishop Daniel E. Thomas will lead the mid-September trip, the registration deadline for which is July 1.

Join the mob, go to Mass

Young people who might never have seen a lovely old Catholic church filled for a vibrant Sunday Mass will have another chance to join the “Mass mob” at Sacred Heart of Jesus Church on Sunday, June 29 at 11:15 a.m.

St. Bede Parish hosts concert before Independence Day

The Holland, Bucks County, parish will host its eighth annual outdoor Patriotic Concert July 3 at 7 p.m., and invites all to bring a lawn chair and a bell to ring in July 4th.

Holy hour for religious freedom set for Sunday at cathedral

The holy hour at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, June 22 at the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul is part of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s participation in the Fortnight for Freedom, a campaign to raise awareness of threats to religious freedom and to encourage Catholics to pray for it.

Sisters’ program for young adults to benefit from violinist’s concert

Jason DePue, a violinist with the Philadelphia Orchestra, will perform in concert Sunday, June 22 at Merion Tribute House to benefit the Associate Missionaries of the Assumption.

Theology of the Body congress coming to Phila. in July

The International Theology of the Body Congress will be held in Philadelphia July 9-11, and will focus on Pope John Paul II’s teaching on human sexuality and the Christian mystery of spousal union with Christ.

Act now to save money on Catholic Life Congress fee

In honor of the feast of Pentecost, registration for the annual Catholic Life Congress in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, to be held Nov. 1, will reduced to $50 only until June 15.