Calendar of Events

Feast of the Assumption feted in West Chester

The 93rd annual celebration of the Feast of the Assumption will be celebrated in West Chester on Sunday, Aug. 12, preceding the Aug. 15 feast day. The celebration begins with Mass at 9 a.m. at St. Agnes Church, 231 West Gay St. in West Chester, followed by a Communion breakfast at the Elk’s Lodge, Wayne […]

St. Mary of Providence ready to have fun

St. Mary of Providence Center will hold its annual festival and open house Sunday, Aug. 19 from 1 to 6 p.m. at the center, 227 Isabella Rd., Elverson. The festival will include tours of the historic Potts Mansion, food, raffles and fun and games for the whole family. Parking is free, and the event will […]

Novena to St. Anne precedes feast day at namesake church

The annual novena to St. Anne will take place July 18 to 26, with devotions at 3 and 7 p.m., at St. Anne Church, Memphis St. and Lehigh Ave. in Philadelphia. Auxiliary Bishop Timothy C. Senior will preside at the closing Mass of the novena in the upper church on the feast of St. Anne, July 26 at 7 p.m. Redemptorist Father Bruce Lewandowski will be the homilist for the Mass. St. Anne Church is located off the Allegheny and Girard/Lehigh exits of Interstate 95. Call the rectory at 215-739-4590 for more information.

Little Flowers Club to hold charity bake sale

The Little Flowers Girls Club of Parkesburg will hold a charity bake sale Saturday, Aug. 4 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the 10 & 41 Parkesburg Lions Consignment, 3177 N. Limestone Road, Cochranville. A variety of baked goods and sweet treats will be available for purchase. All proceeds will be split equally between two charities: the Chester County Food Bank and Simply Equal Education, a nonprofit organization that sends school supplies to impoverished children in Equatorial Guinea, West Africa. The Little Flowers Girls Club is an organization that gives Catholic girls the opportunity to learn more about virtues and female role models while growing in faith and friendship. The bake sale is part of the girls’ efforts to earn the Mercy badge. For more information, contact club leader Erin Cupp at 215-760-5583 or

Calendar of events for July

Spiritual Novenas The Miraculous Medal Shrine in Philadelphia will hold its regular Monday novena with Father Richard Kehoe, C.M., as principal homilist on July 2. He will preach on “Mary, Patroness of the United States.” On July 9 Father William Allegretto, C.M., will preach on “Our Lady of Mount Carmel”; on July 16 Father Michael […]

May/June events

Spiritual Novenas The Miraculous Medal Shrine in Philadelphia will hold its regular Monday novena with Father Stephen Cantwell, C.M., as principal homilist on May 7. He will preach on “Our Lady of Fatima” at the 9 a.m. and 12:05 p.m. novena prayers and Mass. On May 14, Father Carl Pieber, C.M., will preach on “Mary, […]

April events

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia Catholic Charismatic Renewal will host a special Lenten conference Saturday, March 31 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Father Judge High School in Northeast Philadelphia. Guest speaker will be Tim Francis, founder of You Shall Believe Ministries. For more information, visit