Calendar of Events

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.

Couples invited for Valentine’s Day evening of reflection

Malvern Retreat House is hosting a retreat for all married, engaged and dating couples Sunday evening, Feb. 9.

Lost firefighters from past and present to be honored at Mass

St. John the Evangelist Church in center city Philadelphia will host a memorial Mass honoring firefighters who died in the line of duty on Saturday, Feb. 15 at 10 a.m.

New Mexico bishop to visit Trooper parish

Bishop Ricardo Ramirez, C.S.B., bishop of the Diocese of Las Cruces, New Mexico, will be the celebrant at a Mass in English and Spanish at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, at Visitation B.V.M. Church in Trooper, Montgomery County. He will preach on the theme “Welcoming the Stranger.”

Separated and divorced Catholics get retreat day in Malvern

Valentine’s Day may be fun for those in a relationship but it is also a time of remembering broken promises, dreams and lives for many others. Malvern Retreat House offers a day of reflection for them on Feb. 12.

Author of book on parish revitalization coming to Media parish

Tom Corcoran will offer his insights into the renewal of his Baltimore parish during a seminar at St. Mary Magdalen Parish Feb. 20.