Calendar of Events

St. Andrew Parish, Drexel Hill, to study Shroud of Turin with film, discussion

St. Andrew the Apostle Parish in Drexel Hill will study the Shroud of Turin by viewing the slideshow presentation “Shroud Encounter” on Wednesday, Feb. 27 at 7 p.m. in Msgr. McGettigan Hall at the parish, located at 3500 School Lane in Drexel Hill. Russ Breault, an expert on the shroud who has appeared on several TV network programs on it, […]

Pancake breakfast at Holy Redeemer Sisters’ provincialate

The Sisters of the Holy Redeemer will host a pancake breakfast Sunday, March 3, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at their provincialate, 521 Moredon Road in Huntingdon Valley. The breakfast will include raffles, craft tables and baked goods for sale. Tickets are $7 for adults, $4 for children 12 and under, and may be purchased at the […]

St. Barbara Parish to hold Mardi Gras party

A “Mardi Gras Cabaret” sponsored by the St. Barbara Social Trendsetters, Knights of Peter Claver & Ladies Auxiliary, #326, will be held Saturday, Feb. 9 in the St. Barbara Parish Hall, 54th St. and Lebanon Ave. in Philadelphia from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Tickets price is $15 and includes set-ups and beer. BYOB and BYOF. Come dressed for […]

Blackthorn concert coming to benefit Archbishop Ryan H.S. students

The Friends of Archbishop Ryan High School will host a concert by Blackthorn performing Celtic music on Jan. 26, 8 p.m. to 1 a.m., at the school in Northeast Philadelphia. Tickets are $30 per person, including food, and may be purchased at the Ryan alumni group’s website or by calling 267-968-5074 or 215-824-1190. The Friends […]

Piano performance, master class coming to Immaculata

Immaculata University, in conjunction with Jacobs Music, presents the inaugural “Steinway Spotlight Performance” featuring pianist Young-Ah Tak on Saturday, Feb. 2 at 7:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall on the Immaculata campus.  Guests are also invited to Tak’s master class presentation and performance on Sunday, Feb. 3 at 3 p.m. in Memorial Hall. Both events are free and […]

Fatherhood group hosts bishop for Faith & Ale event

The Father Leadership Initiative hosts Bishop Daniel Thomas as the guest speaker at Faith & Ale Night Wednesday, Jan. 23 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Great American Pub, 123 Fayette St., Conshohocken. Bishop Thomas will present the theme, “You can be the man God intended you to be.” FLI invites men to share […]

Same-sex attraction: Catholic teaching and ministry

Although more people today know someone living with same-sex attraction, our idea of what the Church actually believes about it, and about them, is often confused by false assumptions and misunderstandings. Learn about this topic in the presentation “Same-Sex Attraction: What Does the Catholic Church Teach and How Does It Minister to Those Affected?” to […]

St. Anselm Parish to hold 5K race benefiting youth ministries

St. Anselm Parish in Northeast Philadelphia will host the inaugural “19154 5K Race” beginning and ending at the church on Saturday, Feb. 2. The kids’ fun run begins at 9 a.m., 5K race at 9:15 and a one-mile walk also at 9:15. The course will take runners through the Parkwood Manor neighborhood and Torrey Woods. […]

Women’s health and family planning: A holistic approach

Learn about a holistic approach to space or achieve pregnancy that is not only effective but good women’s preventative health care. This free seminar will be held at 7 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 7 at St. Peter Parish, 2835 Manor Road in West Brandywine, Chester County. The presenter will be Steven Bozza, director of the […]

Bishop to bless Nativity scene near Philadelphia’s City Hall

In keeping with the true meaning of the season, Auxiliary Bishop John J. McIntyre will preside at the blessing of the Christmas Creche in Love Park, west of Philadelphia’s City Hall on Wednesday, Dec. 19 at 3 p.m. The large creche, which has become a tradition in recent years, is sponsored by area Knights of […]