Calendar of Events

Bishop Shanahan to host Christmas Concert and Art Exhibit

All are invited by the Downingtown high school's Fine Arts Department to enjoy music by bands and choruses as well as mixed media art works at the school on Dec. 19.

Just too busy? Here’s a retreat for you

The "Busy Person’s Retreat" at St. Anselm Parish on Tuesday evening, Dec. 16, offers a rich evening of prayer including a spiritual conference talk, silent adoration, the opportunity for confession and celebration of Holy Mass.

Pre-Christmas concert in Northeast Philadelphia

St. Anselm Parish will host its annual "Concert Before Christmas" on Saturday, Dec. 20 at 7:30 p.m. in the church. Performers will include the parish priests, cantors, organists and the children's choir.

Men, women and freedom is topic of lecture at seminary

Professor David L. Schindler will speak on "Theology of the Body, the Gender Distinction and Religious Freedom" in the last installment of the year for the Archbishop's Lecture Series on Thursday, Dec. 11.

Yardley parish to host Boys Choir concert

The Philadelphia Boys Choir and Chorale will perform a concert at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 11 at St. Ignatius of Antioch Church, 999 Reading Avenue in Yardley.

‘Waiting with Mary’ is theme of Advent talk for women

St. Anastasia Parish in Newtown Square is hosting an event for women titled “Advent by Candlelight” on Thursday, Dec. 11 at 7 p.m.

Vigil remembers Sandy Hook shooting victims

All are welcome to join the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia in a Candle Light Prayer Vigil on Thursday, Dec. 11 at 4:30 p.m. to honor the victims of gun violence and to stand together in friendship, community, prayer and hope for a better world.

Support meeting slated for care givers of the mentally ill

St. Ignatius of Loyola Church in West Philadelphia will host a support group meeting of the National Alliance for Mental Illness on Saturday, Dec. 20.

St. Philip Neri Parish to enact Advent play

The Pennsburg, Montgomery County, parish will present "The 3 1/2 Stories of Christmas" stage production with veteran professional actor Frank Runyeon on Saturday, Dec. 13 at 1 p.m.

Live Nativity in Ambler

St. Anthony of Padua Parish in Ambler will host a Live Nativity reenactment with teams of volunteer actors and live animals on Thursday, Dec. 4, from 6 to 8 p.m.