Calendar of Events

Same-sex attraction: Catholic teaching and ministry

Although more people today know someone living with same-sex attraction, our idea of what the Church actually believes about it, and about them, is often confused by false assumptions and misunderstandings. Learn about this topic in the presentation “Same-Sex Attraction: What Does the Catholic Church Teach and How Does It Minister to Those Affected?” to […]

St. Anselm Parish to hold 5K race benefiting youth ministries

St. Anselm Parish in Northeast Philadelphia will host the inaugural “19154 5K Race” beginning and ending at the church on Saturday, Feb. 2. The kids’ fun run begins at 9 a.m., 5K race at 9:15 and a one-mile walk also at 9:15. The course will take runners through the Parkwood Manor neighborhood and Torrey Woods. […]

Women’s health and family planning: A holistic approach

Learn about a holistic approach to space or achieve pregnancy that is not only effective but good women’s preventative health care. This free seminar will be held at 7 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 7 at St. Peter Parish, 2835 Manor Road in West Brandywine, Chester County. The presenter will be Steven Bozza, director of the […]

Bishop to bless Nativity scene near Philadelphia’s City Hall

In keeping with the true meaning of the season, Auxiliary Bishop John J. McIntyre will preside at the blessing of the Christmas Creche in Love Park, west of Philadelphia’s City Hall on Wednesday, Dec. 19 at 3 p.m. The large creche, which has become a tradition in recent years, is sponsored by area Knights of […]

Live Nativity play in Warrington

Students from St. Joseph/St. Robert School, Warrington, and members of the parish youth group of St. Joseph Parish and St. Robert Bellarmine Parish will form the cast and crew of a live Nativity play Thursday, Dec. 13 at 7 p.m. outside the main entrance of the school. The show will be performed with live lambs, […]

St. Pius X hosts meditation on birth of Jesus

Catholic writer, teacher and evangelist Bill Donaghy will present on “The Birth that Changed Everything” Monday, Dec. 3 at 7 p.m. at St. Pius X Church, Broomall. Discover the beauty of the birth of the God-man through sacred art and song, joining the community of St. Pius X for a meditation on the love that […]

Advent music festival at St. Genevieve, Flourtown

The St. Genevieve Parish choirs and musicians will present a concert of sacred seasonal works on Sunday, Dec. 16 at 7 p.m. in the church located at 1225 Bethlehem Pike, Flourtown. The second annual Festival of Lessons and Carols will include performances of traditional choral masterworks, uplifting Gospel arrangements and new pieces from international composers. The program features ample opportunities […]

Sunday morning faith sharing at St. Katharine Drexel Shrine

The St. Katharine Drexel Mission Center, Bensalem, offers weekly Sunday Morning Faith Sharing based on the Sunday Mass readings from 10:30 a.m. to noon. The Mission Center and National Shrine is located at 1663 Bristol Pike in Bensalem. Call Sister Annette Marie O‘Donnell, S.B.S., at 215-244-9900 for more information.

Classical Christmas concert features professional singers, orchestra

St. Ignatius of Antioch Parish in Yardley presents a classical Christmas concert featuring award-winning musicians and singers performing traditional Christmas carols and holiday music in “A Classical Christmas” on Friday, Nov. 30 at 7:30 PM in the church at 999 Reading Avenue, Yardley. The concert features singers who have toured the world from Notre Dame […]

Nativity Parish welcomes back Catholics

Do you know someone who has left the Church or has questions about returning to the Church? Nativity of Our Lord Parish, Warminster, is hosting the Catholics Returning Home series starting Monday, Jan. 14, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. in the Parish Conference Center. Catholics Returning Home is a parish-based ministry designed to reach out and invite […]