Calendar of Events

Holy hour for religious freedom set for Sunday at cathedral

The holy hour at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, June 22 at the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul is part of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s participation in the Fortnight for Freedom, a campaign to raise awareness of threats to religious freedom and to encourage Catholics to pray for it.

Sisters’ program for young adults to benefit from violinist’s concert

Jason DePue, a violinist with the Philadelphia Orchestra, will perform in concert Sunday, June 22 at Merion Tribute House to benefit the Associate Missionaries of the Assumption.

Theology of the Body congress coming to Phila. in July

The International Theology of the Body Congress will be held in Philadelphia July 9-11, and will focus on Pope John Paul II’s teaching on human sexuality and the Christian mystery of spousal union with Christ.

Act now to save money on Catholic Life Congress fee

In honor of the feast of Pentecost, registration for the annual Catholic Life Congress in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, to be held Nov. 1, will reduced to $50 only until June 15.

Upcoming Phillies game to benefit Catholic Charities

Proceeds from ticket sales to the June 24 game against the Miami Marlins will benefit the appeal. Patrons must use the special link to order, and do so by May 24.

Immaculata hosts spirituality days this summer

Immaculata University’s “Summer Spirituality Days,” June 17-20, provide an opportunity to pause, be enriched, reflect and share with others the movements of God in one’s life. Speakers such as Michelle Francl-Donnay will emphasize the integration of spirituality into one’s daily life as one presents one’s whole self before God in genuine relationship.

Malvern Retreat House hosts upcoming retreats

Retreats are offered in coming weeks for young adults, Charismatic Catholics, single Catholics and people interested in the message of Our Lady of Fatima.

St. Aloysius School to perform play on immigrant experience

The parish school in Pottstown will present a children’s musical May 22 that tells the story, through flashbacks, of the struggles of immigrant children in New York City in the early 1900s. A portion of the proceeds will benefit a local Catholic Social Services program for children.

Monastery invites prayers at relics of St. Therese and blessed parents

The sisters of the Carmelite Monastery in Philadelphia will host a talk on the marital spirituality of the French saint’s parents, plus benediction and all-day prayer on June 1.

Vocal group to sing at West Chester church before visit to France

Chester County Voices Abroad will present a concert of sacred music on Friday, June 13 at 7:30 p.m. at SS. Simon and Jude Church, West Chester, before departing for the 23rd international trip.