Calendar of Events

Five nights of family fun at St. Anselm’s carnival

Food, games and, of course, rides are all on the agenda for the May 17-21 event at the Northeast Philadelphia parish.

Miraculous Medal Shrine set to host May procession

All are invited for a May procession of joyful, vibrant and public veneration of Mary through hymns and recitation of the rosary on Monday, May 9 beginning at 11 a.m. at the shrine in Germantown.

Support group for families of prisoners meets May 12

For those who have a loved one in prison, the Mary Mother of Captives Support Group meets monthly on the second Thursday of each month at St. Charles Borromeo Parish Hall, Drexel Hill.

‘Hammer of God’ play coming to Germantown church

St. Vincent de Paul Church in Philadelphia will host the play about the dilemmas of St. Paul on Friday, May 13 a t 6:30 p.m.

The Mass today, yesterday is focus of talk

Father Dennis Gill will examine recent developments and a pastoral response on the celebration of the Eucharist according to the Roman Missal prior to the 1970 reform on Friday May 6, sponsored by the Association of Church Musicians of Philadelphia.

Mother Boniface Spirituality Center hosts weekend retreat

The silent retreat with spiritual direction, titled "Come and Rest Awhile," will be offered from Friday, May 20 at 5 p.m. to Sunday, May 22 at noon.

West Chester parish marks 40th anniversary for two priests

SS. Simon and Jude Parish will celebrate the 40th anniversary of priesthood for Father Michael Gerlach, pastor, and Father Philip Lowe, in residence, with a Mass on Sunday, May 15 at 11:30 a.m. 

Vatican expert to speak on church and digital culture

Bishop Paul Tighe, secretary of the Vatican's Pontifical Council for Culture, will deliver the Cardinal Foley lecture on social communications Monday, April 25 at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary.

Lecturer traces Catholic family’s entanglements with racism

The annual spring lecture of the American Catholic Historical Society titled "Undoing the Knots: Five Generations of American Catholic Anti-Blackness" will take place Tuesday, April 19, led by professor Maureen O’Connell.

Tenebrae service of darkness, light coming to St. Joseph Church

The parish in Aston, Delaware County presents an evening service with medieval roots consisting of spiritual readings and songs, in which candles are gradually extinguished before welcoming the light of Christ and his resurrection.