Calendar of Events

Shroud of Turin focus of talk at West Chester Parish

Russ Breault, one of the world’s leading experts on the shroud, presents the film "Shroud Encounter" on Saturday, March 15 at 2:30 p.m. at SS Simon and Jude Church. Admission is free, and a life-size replica of the shroud will also be on display

Focolare offers reflection on passion and death of Jesus before Lent

Members of the Focolare Movement will tell how a deeper understanding of the passion and death of our Lord enables people to deal with the trials and tribulations of day-to-day life on Sunday, March 2 from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Archdiocesan Pastoral Center in Philadelphia.

Prayer, talk on Blessed Louis Martin offered at Carmelite Monastery

The Carmelite Monastery in Philadelphia’s Oak Lane section invites everyone to pray in the presence of the relics of St. Thérèse of Lisieux and of her parents, Blessed Louis and Zélie Martin on Sunday, March 2 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Rydal parish explores, Who is Pope Francis?

St. Hilary Parish in Rydal, Montgomery County, offers an evening with Jesuit Father Dan Ruff to learn more about Pope Francis on Thursday, Feb. 27 at 7 p.m.

Charismatics host healing Mass at Northeast Philadelphia church

A Charismatic Mass and Healing Mass will be celebrated Friday, Feb. 28 at St. Martha Church in Northeast Philadelphia.

Learn to let go of fear at parish talk

Catholic evangelist Gary Zimak will present a talk designed to help people stop worrying and learn to trust in God on Wednesday, March 12 from 7 to 8 p.m. at St. Bede Church, Holland, Bucks County.

Mothers, all women, welcomed for retreat

Mom, Heart of the Home celebrates its 20th annual Spring Day of Renewal in March at SS. Simon and Jude Parish, West Chester.

Archbishop to speak at series examining the common good

Archbishop Charles Chaput will speak on “Religion, the State, and the Common Good” at 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20 in McInnis Auditorium at Eastern University, St. Davids, Delaware County.

Info night on permanent diaconate offered at seminary

Men in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia considering a call to holy orders as a permanent deacon are invited to attend an information night in Vianney Hall Lounge at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 20.

Teens invited to theology of the body workshop in Chester County

St. Peter Parish in West Brandywine is hosting a weekend workshop Feb. 22-23 to help teens learn about their own bodies, issues of sexual morality and how people are uniquely created for greatness.