Calendar of Events

Parish craft fair and Christmas bazaars

St. David’s in Willow Grove, St. Ignatius in West Philadelphia and Sacred Heart in Clifton Heights all are hosting events in early December.

Christmas concert

The Immaculata Symphony and Immaculata University Chorale presents the annual Christmas concert on Sunday, Dec. 7 on the university’s campus.

Young adult programs

The Mother Boniface Spirituality Center in Northeast Philadelphia will host two programs for young adults in December.

‘Women of Advent’ explored at Warminster parish

Nativity of Our Lord Parish presents a day of reflection Wednesday, Dec. 10 on the lesser known women who appear in the Advent Scriptures and what lessons they teach in this season.

Christmas on Logan Square

The Philadelphia Singers and a brass quintet will perform at the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul on Saturday, Dec. 13 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 14 at 3 p.m.

Handel’s ‘Messiah’ performs at the cathedral

Vox Ama Deus presents 'Messiah' on Friday, Dec. 19 at 7 p.m. at the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul.

Delaware County school hosts open house

Mother of Providence Regional Catholic School in Wallingford welcomes all on Wednesday, Dec. 3 from 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Miraculous Medal Shrine prays solemn novena

More than 10,000 people are expected to visit Mary's shrine in Germantown to pray during the annual novena going on now through Nov. 25. A bishop from Brooklyn will celebrate the feast day Mass Nov. 26.

Marriage Encounter plans weekend getaway in Doylestown

Married couples: Do you want to have the best Advent and Christmas ever? Give yourselves time away from the pressures of work and family on a Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend Nov. 21-23.

Climate change discussion

A panel discussion, “Faith and Environment Panel: Empowering the Care of Creation,” will be held Tuesday, Nov. 11 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in Bartley Hall at Villanova University.