Calendar of Events

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.

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.