Calendar of Events

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.

Brian Gail to speak at Catholic Professionals event in Malvern

The Catholic Professionals of Greater Philadelphia will host a meeting featuring Catholic businessman and speaker Brian Gail from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 14 at Malvern Retreat House’s Family Life Center, 315 South Warren Avenue, Malvern. The event is free but space is limited — make your reservation online today. Catholic Professionals of Greater Philadelphia is […]

St. Peter Parish, West Brandywine, presents talk on adoption

“Adoption – the Loving Choice” is the topic of a presentation Monday, March 4 at 7 p.m. at St. Peter Parish, 2835 Manor Road in West Brandywine, Chester County. The presentation will be geared to couples with fertility issues, couples who are considering expanding their home to make room for a child who needs one, […]

St. Andrew Parish, Drexel Hill, to study Shroud of Turin with film, discussion

St. Andrew the Apostle Parish in Drexel Hill will study the Shroud of Turin by viewing the slideshow presentation “Shroud Encounter” on Wednesday, Feb. 27 at 7 p.m. in Msgr. McGettigan Hall at the parish, located at 3500 School Lane in Drexel Hill. Russ Breault, an expert on the shroud who has appeared on several TV network programs on it, […]

Pancake breakfast at Holy Redeemer Sisters’ provincialate

The Sisters of the Holy Redeemer will host a pancake breakfast Sunday, March 3, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at their provincialate, 521 Moredon Road in Huntingdon Valley. The breakfast will include raffles, craft tables and baked goods for sale. Tickets are $7 for adults, $4 for children 12 and under, and may be purchased at the […]

St. Barbara Parish to hold Mardi Gras party

A “Mardi Gras Cabaret” sponsored by the St. Barbara Social Trendsetters, Knights of Peter Claver & Ladies Auxiliary, #326, will be held Saturday, Feb. 9 in the St. Barbara Parish Hall, 54th St. and Lebanon Ave. in Philadelphia from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Tickets price is $15 and includes set-ups and beer. BYOB and BYOF. Come dressed for […]

Blackthorn concert coming to benefit Archbishop Ryan H.S. students

The Friends of Archbishop Ryan High School will host a concert by Blackthorn performing Celtic music on Jan. 26, 8 p.m. to 1 a.m., at the school in Northeast Philadelphia. Tickets are $30 per person, including food, and may be purchased at the Ryan alumni group’s website or by calling 267-968-5074 or 215-824-1190. The Friends […]

Piano performance, master class coming to Immaculata

Immaculata University, in conjunction with Jacobs Music, presents the inaugural “Steinway Spotlight Performance” featuring pianist Young-Ah Tak on Saturday, Feb. 2 at 7:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall on the Immaculata campus.  Guests are also invited to Tak’s master class presentation and performance on Sunday, Feb. 3 at 3 p.m. in Memorial Hall. Both events are free and […]