Calendar of Events

Montgomery Co. pastor leading trip to South American shrines

Father Paul Brandt is chaplain for a pilgrimage to Mexico, Argentina and Peru visiting Catholic shrines and secular sights, running for 11 days, Oct. 16-26.

St. Ann Carnival and Italian Festival set for Aug. 21-26 in Bristol

The festival will be held at Pond and Dorrance Streets in Bristol, Bucks County, and will feature Italian food, children's rides, basket auctions and homemade baked goods.

Solemn High Tridentine Mass for Feast of the Assumption

Mater Ecclesiae Parish of Berlin, N.J., celebrates its 18th annual traditional Latin Mass Aug. 15 at the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul, featuring the Ars Laudis Festival Chorus and Orchestra.

Cantate Domino: Summer camp for musical kids

A two-day Cathedral Choir festival July 23-24 will provide a unique experience to children ages 7 to 15 who are interested in choral music. It will culminate in an evening concert at the cathedral.

Guiding Star Ministries hosts open house

All are invited to an open house and tour of Guiding Star Ministries' new maternity home in North Philadelphia on Saturday, July 14. The home provides a real alternative to abortion for vulnerable women.

Spreading the Flame of Love

Join a day of devotion and information on July 21 at St. Mary Magdalen Parish, Media, to honor Tony Mullen and his efforts to promote the Flame of Love devotion.

Villanova priest offers ‘Theology on Tap’ session

Associate athletics director Father Rob Hagan will lead a July 16 discussion with St. Norbert Parish's young adult group.

Regina Coeli Academy holds open house

At the July 17 session, the Abington-based school will showcase its Christ-infused education for students from pre-K to grade 8.

Special Mass will commemorate the first Miraculous Medal apparition

The July 18 liturgy at the Miraculous Medal shrine will recall when the Blessed Mother first appeared to St. Catherine Labouré in 19th-century Paris with a message of love and hope.

Humanae Vitae conference examines impact of contraception over past 50 years

Sponsored by the Philadelphia archdiocese and the Knights of Columbus, the Oct. 13 gathering will assess Pope Paul VI's landmark encyclical, which predicted artificial birth control's profound social and cultural effects.