Calendar of Events

St. James High alums gather for 20th annual Communion breakfast

St. James High School Alumni Association will hold its 20th annual Mass and Communion Breakfast Sunday, Nov. 3 at 8:30 a.m. at St. Katharine Drexel Church, Chester. Auxiliary Bishop John J. McIntyre will be the celebrant of the Mass. A buffet breakfast will follow at the St. James “Doghouse,” located at 1499 E. 9th Street, […]

Rydal parish presents ‘God and Evolution’ talk by Jesuit priest

Jesuit Father John M. Braverman will present “God and Evolution,” a discussion regarding a deeper human appreciation for creation and human origins, on Thursday, Nov. 14 at 7 p.m. in the Parish Center at St. Hilary Church, Rydal. The talk is hosted by the Faith Enrichment Group of St. Hilary Parish. Father Braverman is assistant professor […]

Teens ready to walk through Catholic cemetery in Bucks County

High school aged teenagers from Bucks County are invited to attend a night time cemetery walk Thursday, Oct. 24 at 7 p.m. at Our Lady of Grace Cemetery in Penndel. The group, led by Father James DeGrassa of Our Lady of Grace Parish, will gather at the back gate of the cemetery and with lanterns […]

West Chester parish hosts tea for mothers, daughters

Women and their daughters are invited for tea and discussion to explore God’s gift of human fertility. The tea will be held Sunday, Nov. 3 from 1 to 4 p.m. at SS. Simon and Jude Church, 10 Cavanaugh Court in West Chester. The afternoon will feature light refreshments and fun along with life-affirming conversations. Talks will […]

St. Charles Seminary’s open house offers afternoon of public tours

Seminarians will serve as hosts and tour guides as St. Charles Borromeo Seminary opens its doors to the public for the annual open house Sunday, Oct. 27. Visitors can choose from tours to view artwork treasures from the seminary’s collection or explore the daily life of seminarians and learn about educational programs open to the […]

Life in the Spirit seminars continue at Delaware County parish

Life in the Spirit seminars for Charismatic prayer groups in the Philadelphia Archdiocese continue in October at the parish hall of St. Thomas the Apostle Church, Glen Mills. Father Francis Groarke leads the prayer meetings Oct. 21 and 28, from 7 to 9 p.m. For more information call at 610-627-1581

Theology on Tap, NE Phila., hosts evenings for young adults

Young adults in their 20s and 30s are invited to the Theology on Tap series in Northeast Philadelphia that continues Oct. 21 and 28. Gearo’s Grille, 1913 Welsh Road in Philadelphia, hosts the evenings of casual eating, drinking, and faith-related discussion Mondays beginning at 7:30 p.m. Father Shaun Mahoney, Catholic campus minister at Temple University, […]

New pro-life initiative to be discussed at free dinner

The pro-life group Reach Pennsylvania invites all to its “Vision for Life” dinner Friday, Nov. 1 at the Hilton Philadelphia City Avenue Hotel, 4200 City Avenue in Philadelphia. Dinner and the program begin at 7 p.m. Reach Philadelphia is a collaboration of pro-life ministries with a common mission of reducing abortion through outreach and a […]

Event offers head start on holiday shopping to benefit Bryn Mawr Catholic school

SS. Colman-John Neumann School will host its first annual Boutique Shops event in Bryn Mawr on Nov. 7. Twenty percent of vendor sales will be donated to the school for educational purposes. Held in the school’s new Life Center, the Boutique Shops event offers a fun opportunity to get a head start on holiday shopping. […]

Hatfield parish to host Franciscan hermit for 40 hours devotion

St. Maria Goretti Parish in Hatfield welcomes Franciscan Father Pio Mandato to lead the parish’s 40 hours devotion Nov. 3-5. The theme of the three-day devotion is “Forgiveness Rooted in Faith.” Father Mandato will be the celebrant and homilist for Mass and other liturgies each day. The priest, whose parents reside in Corpus Christi Parish […]