Calendar of Events

Norristown nursing home hosts family bazaar

Regina Nursing Center will host a family bazaar Saturday, Sept. 7 from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the facility located at 550 East Fornance Street in Norristown. The 27th annual event will feature sale of baked goods, raffle tickets, plants, “white elephant” antiques and surprise items, plus refreshments. Proceeds from the bazaar provide for […]

Carmelites prepare for triduum prayers, arrival of St. Therese relics

The annual triduum in honor of St. Therese will be celebrated Sept. 29 to Oct. 1 at the Carmelite Monastery, 1400 66th Avenue and Old York Road in Philadelphia. The rosary and litany will be prayed each day at 6:45 p.m., followed by celebration of the Mass at 7:30. The triduum this year is significant […]

Pennsylvanians for Human Life to hold shopping day

A ladies’ shopping luncheon to benefit Pennsylvanians for Human Life’s educational programs will be held Sunday, Sept. 29 at 12:30 p.m. at Overbrook Golf Club, 799 Godfrey Road in Villanova. Attendees will enjoy vendor shopping and beautiful gift baskets for a silent auction. Individual tickets are $40, a table of 10 tickets is $350. For […]

St. Helena’s Knights of Columbus honor first responders at Blue Mass on 9/11

The St. Helena’s Knights of Columbus will celebrate its seventh annual Blue Mass on Wednesday, Sept. 11, at 7 p.m. at St. Helena Church, 1489 DeKalb Pike in Blue Bell. The Mass will honor police officers, fire fighters and emergency medical responders who serve and protect the Blue Bell area in Montgomery County. This year is […]

St. Teresa of Avila plans parish social night

St. Teresa of Avila Parish will celebrate its Fall Parish Social Saturday, Sept. 28.  The beef ‘n beer-style social starts at 6:30 p.m. The event is not a parish fundraiser, but rather a way to bring parishioners together for a night of good food, music, dancing, drinks and laughter. Tickets will be sold after Masses at St. Teresa’s […]

Blessing of School Bags part of Mass at St. Helena, Blue Bell

St. Helena School in Blue Bell will celebrate its annual Blessing of School Bags with a Mass for students in kindergarten to grade eight Tuesday, Sept. 24 at 9 a.m. Since it is also the feast of Our Lady of Mercy, the school community will also celebrate Mercy Day. The school children will also have […]

Healing Mass on feast of the Exaltation of the Cross

In celebration of the feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross Sept. 14, a special Mass for healing, including the sacrament of the anointing of the sick, will be celebrated Saturday, Sept. 14 at 10 a.m. at SS. Philip and James Church, 107 North Ship Road (Lincoln Highway), in Exton.  

St. Francis-St. Joseph Homes’ alums plan anniversary party

Alumni of St. Francis-St. Joseph Homes for Children will celebrate the 125th anniversary of the founding of what were then separate institutions on Sunday, Sept. 8, rain or shine, at the main campus, Route 13 and Street Road, Bensalem. Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. followed by a picnic. St. Francis was founded in […]

Traveling icon of Our Lady of Czestochowa to visit Cathedral Basilica

A copy of the icon of Our Lady of Czestochowa will be displayed in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia at the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul next month. A welcoming ceremony will be held Saturday, Sept. 21 at 5 p.m. (prior to the 5:15 p.m. Mass) and the icon will be displayed until 8 […]

St. Barbara Parish gearing up for September flea market

A flea market sponsored by the St. Barbara Social Trendsetters will be held Saturday, Sept. 21 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the St. Barbara Parish Yard, 54th Street and Lebanon Avenue, Philadelphia. The rain date is the following Saturday, Sept. 28. The fee for space at the flea market is $10, and participants […]