Calendar of Events

Workshops for lectors offered across archdiocese

Lectors who proclaim the word of God at Catholic liturgies are invited to a series of workshops beginning in the fall at various locations in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. The sessions sponsored by the archdiocesan, Office for Divine Worship, are designed for all instituted lectors to provide ongoing formation for themselves and to assist them […]

West Chester parish hosting Alpha Course this fall

SS. Simon and Jude Parish in West Chester is hosting the Alpha Course, an adult education program, on Thursday evenings this fall at the Meehan Center, 8 Cavanaugh Court, located on the lower level of the church just off Rt. 352 and West Chester Pike. Find the answers to questions such as: Do you feel […]

‘Late Nite Catechism: Summer School’ coming to Sellersville Theater

Sellersville Theater presents “Late Nite Catechism: Summer School,” by Maripat Donovan in two shows Saturday, July 27. Showtimes are 4 and 8 p.m. Tickets are on sale now at the box office, 215-257-5808. The off-Broadway comedy hit “Late Nite Catechism,” which was nominated for an Outer Critics Circle Award in New York and recently won the L.A. Drama […]

Retreat aims to help job seekers in transition

Daylesford Abbey will host a retreat for job seekers Aug. 13-14 titled “The Spirituality of Transition: Finding your Next Job While Discovering Yourself.” The overnight retreat will offer practical exercises as well as time for personal reflection and exploration. Questions to be explored in the retreat include, are you in transition? Are you unclear about […]

Kennett Square parish offers spiritual renewal at Life in the Spirit Seminar

St. Patrick Church in Kennett Square, Chester County, will hold a Life in the Spirit Seminar on Saturday, Aug. 3 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. The seminar aims to revitalize, refresh and renewed one’s spiritual life for a deeper relationship with Christ. Breakfast and light lunch will be provided at no cost. St. Patrick’s is located at 212 […]

Family picnic coming to St. Katharine Shrine’s grounds in Bensalem

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s Office for Pastoral Care for Migrants and Refugees will be hosting a Family Fun Picnic on Saturday, Aug. 10 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the St. Katharine Drexel Shrine at 1663 Bristol Pike in Bensalem. The picnic will include multicultural music and dance, plus games such as tug of […]

St. Hubert’s alumnae plans ‘Bambies on the Beach’ trip

The St. Hubert Alumnae Association will host “Bambies by the Beach” on Saturday, Aug. 10 from 3 to 7 p.m. at Keenan’s Irish Pub at 113 Olde New Jersey Avenue in North Wildwood, NJ. Tickets are $30 in advance, $35 at the door. Limited spots are available for round-trip bus transportation from St. Hubert’s to Keenan’s […]

Men’s conference featuring Ukrainian Catholic archbishop coming to Yardley

All men are invited to a conference just for men Monday, July 15 at St. Ignatius Church, located at 999 Reading Avenue in Yardley. Msgr. Ralph Chieffo and Msgr. Myron Grabowsky will lead the men’s ministry event. The guest speaker will be Archbishop Stefan Soroka of the Ukrainian Catholic Archdiocese of Philadelphia. The event begins at […]

West Catholic alumni heading to N.J. for ‘Burrs at the Beach’

The 26th annual “Burrs at the Beach” event hosted by the West Catholic Alumni Association will be held Sunday, July 7 from 1 to 7 p.m. at Westy’s Irish Pub in North Wildwood, N.J. Proceeds will provide needy Catholic students of West Catholic High School with tuition support. Each year approximately 60 students receive financial […]

Information offered for prospective deacons

If you are a man in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia considering a call to Holy Orders as a permanent deacon, please plan on attending an information morning beginning at 8:45 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Chapel, St. Charles Borromeo Seminary, on Saturday, Aug. 3. Married men must attend with their wives and preregistration is required. If […]