Calendar of Events

Immaculata University continues its Irish studies programming

Poetry Month at Immaculata University will feature a celebration of “Sense of Place,“ readings by three local poets on Tuesday, April 2, at 7:30 p.m. in Loyola Hall on the University’s campus. The evening will focus on the works of poets, all graduates of LaSalle University, who write about the Philadelphia neighborhoods in which they grew up. Each reader will bring his personal style to familiar themes. [...]

Non-practicing Catholics welcomed back in Jamison parish program

St. Cyril of Jerusalem Parish 1410 Almshouse Road, Jamison, PA will conduct an ongoing series called Catholics Returning Home on six consecutive Thursday evenings at 7:30 pm in the church beginning April 18, 2013. These sessions are for non-practicing Catholics who are seeking answers to questions about returning to the church. There will be informal sharing and an update of the Catholic faith. For [...]

Annual Catholic Charismatic conference set for Media parish

The Catholic Charismatic Renewal will hold its annual conference with a special service for healing and renewal Saturday, April 6 from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at St. Mary Magdalen Church, 2400 North Providence Road in Media. Speakers include Kathleen McCarthy, president of In His Sign (radio) Network; and Sister Nancy Kellar, S.C., who will deliver the keynote. […]

Chamber music quartet performs at morning Mass, afternoon concert in Berwyn

The Music at Monica’s series presents the Pyxis Piano Quartet performing a concert of works by Bach, Brahms and Mozart on Sunday, March 10 at 3 p.m. at St. Monica Church, Berwyn. A free-will offering will be accepted.  The quartet consists of Meredith Amado, violin; Amy Leonard, viola; Jie Jin, cello and Hiroko Yamazaki, piano. The group will also perform […]

Catholic Professionals hosts next meeting March 14

The Catholic Professionals of Greater Philadelphia group welcomes speaker Brian Gail for its next meeting  Thursday, March 14 from 5:50 to 8 p.m. at the Life Center at Malvern Retreat House in Malvern. Gail, a marketing executive, lecturer and author, will speak on the role of the laity in the Catholic Church. and […]

Christ the King Parish sets 50th anniversary celebration

Christ the King Parish in Morrell Park, Northeast Philadelphia, invites all present and past parishioners and friends of the parish for the closing of its 50th anniversary year. The celebration begins with Mass at 11 a.m. Sunday, June 23 in the recently renovated church. A banquet will follow at 4 p.m. at the Philadelphia Ballroom […]

Rosemont parish hosts CRS speaker from Africa

The presentation by Jacques Kabore, a program director for CRS in Burkina Faso, will describe his work in the country. Participants will discover easy and practical resources to enliven their parish community, and have opportunities to network with other parish leaders and representatives. A simple supper will be served free of charge at 6 p.m. […]

CRS Lenten Series presents reflections by international, local speakers

The Catholic Relief Services annual Lenten Series continues in March with programs scheduled to take place at the Archdiocesan Pastoral Center, 222 North 17th Street in Philadelphia. Reflections by a speaker working with CRS, along with questions and answers, will take place from noon to 1 p.m. A simple meal of soup and bread will […]

Jazz festival for grade school bands coming to Mater Dei School

Mater Dei Catholic School in Lansdale will host its first-ever Archdiocesan Jazz Festival Saturday, Feb. 23. Elementary and middle school bands from around Philadelphia, including Mater Dei’s band, will perform and compete for awards.  Other participating schools include Our Lady of Mercy in Maple Glen, St. Joseph in Downingtown, St. Aloysius in Bryn Mawr, and others. […]

Charismatic Mass with prayers for healing set for St. Richard Church

A Charismatic Mass will be celebrated by Norbertine Father John Zagarella at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 19 at St. Richard Church, 18th and Pollock streets in South Philadelphia. Prayers for healing will be offered after Mass.