Calendar of Events

Healing Mass to be celebrated Sunday at St. Rita Shrine

The National Shrine of St. Rita of Cascia in Philadelphia will include prayers for St. Rita’s healing intercession, and offer a special blessing with St. Rita oil.

Take a chance, help retired St. Joseph’s Sisters

The 30th annual Chance Drive, held online only this year, is the most important fundraiser for the retired sisters and St. Joseph Villa. The Grand Prize is $10,000.

Leading antiracism speaker to lead discussion at Gesu School

The North Philadelphia Catholic grade school invites all to join in its free 23rd annual symposium Wednesday, Nov. 11 via Zoom with Ibram X. Kendi, an author and historian.

Parishes offer prayer gatherings, adoration for nation and election

Holy hours, rosaries and Masses have been scheduled throughout the Archdiocese of Philadelphia in the final hours before the election, and on Election Night itself.

Mass, healing service invites faithful to deeper relationship with Christ

Father Ray Emmons will celebrate an Oct. 29 liturgy at St. Katharine of Siena in Wayne, with special prayers of intercession for participants.

St. Augustine Parish plans series on sacraments of initiation

The parish in Philadelphia will host a three-week series in Advent via Zoom with speakers examining baptism, confirmation and Eucharist, with each answering your questions.

Lecture to explore Sister Thea Bowman

The American Catholic Historical Society will present its annual fall lecture Tuesday, Oct. 20 from 7 to 8:30 p.m., free online via Zoom, on the African American convert to Catholicism and religious sister whose cause for canonization is being studied.

Charismatics to gather in virtual meeting Oct. 17

The Catholic Charismatic Renewal of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia will hold its 2020 virtual conference on Saturday, Oct. 17, featuring several speakers and much prayer.

Hispanic heritage celebration blends faith, culture and hope

The Oct. 7 gathering will feature music, prayer and messages from Archbishop Nelson Pérez, Philadelphia Auxiliary Bishop Edward Deliman and Baltimore Auxiliary Bishop Bruce Lewandowski.

Covid-19 Mass of Remembrance

Resurrection of Our Lord Parish in Philadelphia will host a special Mass on Sunday, October 18 at 2 p.m. for anyone who was unable to have a proper memorial because of the pandemic.