Calendar of Events

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 […]

Oktoberfest fun coming to Holy Redeemer Sisters’ motherhouse

The Sisters of the Holy Redeemer will host their Oktoberfest celebration at the Provincialate House in Huntingdon Valley Saturday, Sept. 28 from 12 noon to 8 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 29 from 12 noon to 5 p.m. The event will feature German food, a beer garden, games and activities, crafts, hayrides and pony rides. Entertainment will be provided […]

Malvern Retreat House touts fall retreats for spiritual growth

Malvern Retreat House invites men, women, families and married couples to attend retreats this fall that provide spiritual growth, fellowship with others and time for reflection. Owned and operated by Catholic lay leadership since 1912, Malvern is the oldest and largest Catholic retreat house in the country. It hosts 20,000 people annually through 250 retreats […]

Workshops for lectors offered across archdiocese

Lectors who proclaim the word of God at Catholic liturgies are invited to a series of workshops beginning in the fall at various locations in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. The sessions sponsored by the archdiocesan, Office for Divine Worship, are designed for all instituted lectors to provide ongoing formation for themselves and to assist them […]

West Chester parish hosting Alpha Course this fall

SS. Simon and Jude Parish in West Chester is hosting the Alpha Course, an adult education program, on Thursday evenings this fall at the Meehan Center, 8 Cavanaugh Court, located on the lower level of the church just off Rt. 352 and West Chester Pike. Find the answers to questions such as: Do you feel […]

‘Late Nite Catechism: Summer School’ coming to Sellersville Theater

Sellersville Theater presents “Late Nite Catechism: Summer School,” by Maripat Donovan in two shows Saturday, July 27. Showtimes are 4 and 8 p.m. Tickets are on sale now at the box office, 215-257-5808. The off-Broadway comedy hit “Late Nite Catechism,” which was nominated for an Outer Critics Circle Award in New York and recently won the L.A. Drama […]

Retreat aims to help job seekers in transition

Daylesford Abbey will host a retreat for job seekers Aug. 13-14 titled “The Spirituality of Transition: Finding your Next Job While Discovering Yourself.” The overnight retreat will offer practical exercises as well as time for personal reflection and exploration. Questions to be explored in the retreat include, are you in transition? Are you unclear about […]

Kennett Square parish offers spiritual renewal at Life in the Spirit Seminar

St. Patrick Church in Kennett Square, Chester County, will hold a Life in the Spirit Seminar on Saturday, Aug. 3 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. The seminar aims to revitalize, refresh and renewed one’s spiritual life for a deeper relationship with Christ. Breakfast and light lunch will be provided at no cost. St. Patrick’s is located at 212 […]

Family picnic coming to St. Katharine Shrine’s grounds in Bensalem

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s Office for Pastoral Care for Migrants and Refugees will be hosting a Family Fun Picnic on Saturday, Aug. 10 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the St. Katharine Drexel Shrine at 1663 Bristol Pike in Bensalem. The picnic will include multicultural music and dance, plus games such as tug of […]