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If a Prenatal Diagnosis is poor, you are not alone.  Lily’s Gift, is a network of concerned parents and professionals who have experienced or worked closely with issues surrounding a prenatal diagnosis.  This ministry can provide a peer support team to assist couples during this critical time.  Email LilysGiftLuke12.27@gma… for support or call 215-587-3530.  For more information about a Catholic response to a prenatal diagnosis visit https://www.lilysgift.org/ or https://benotafraid.net/.
Thursday, June 2, 12:00 PM
Event: “No Unsacred Places”: The Rhythms, Rituals, and Routines of the Creative Life
Collegium Institute invites you to join us for this Ars Vivendi Arts Initiative conversation on Thursday, June 2, on Zoom. We will be joined by a painter, a poet, a sculptor, and a writer, in a conversation moderated by the managing director of this Initiative, Jess Sweeney, an artist and writer herself. The panel, featuring Lee Nowell-Wilson, Chiyuma Elliott, David J. Mitchell, and Amy Alznauer, will explore the ins and outs of the speakers’ creative processes, the art of craft, and the underpinnings of their lives as makers.
Location: Virtual Zoom Webinar

Fridays, June 3, 10, 17, 24  7:30 to 8:30 PM, ET, Virtual, 4 consecutive Fridays 
Event:  The Eucharist: Our Lord’s “Yes” For Humanity
Description:  Join us for a four-part virtual speaker series delving into the richness and beauty of the Eucharist which we, as Catholics, truly believe to be the body, blood, soul, and divinity of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Speakers:  Dr. Kelly Anderson, Rev. Msgr. Gerard McCarren, Deacon James L. Mahoney, Rev. David M. Friel, STD
Location:  Zoom link provided upon registration
More info:  Visit https://miraculousmedal.org/beyond-sunday/the-eucharist-series/. For more information, contact Carolina Nemo at csoares@cammonline.org.

First Fridays, June 3, July 1, Aug 5, 2022-7:00 PM 
Event: Healing Mass and Prayer Service
Join us for Mass, exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, praise and worship music and healing prayers.
Location: National Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa, 654 Ferry Rd, Doylestown

Saturday, June 4, 2022 at 7pm
Event: Bilingual extended Vigil for Pentecost
All are invited to our bilingual extended vigil for Pentecost at St. Laurence. Come and pray for an outpouring of the Holy Spirit on our Archdiocese.    7pm Holy Hour. 8pm Extended Vigil for Pentecost. Mass and music will be bilingual in English and Spanish.
Location: St. Laurence, 8245 West Chester Pike Upper Darby, PA 19082
More Info: View Flyer

Saturday, June 4, 2022 from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Event: Think Hope Retreat: One Day Retreat for Young Adults
Unleashing the power of hope in a world suffering from despair
On Saturday, June 4th, we invite young adults for a one day retreat on hope, which will take place from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm at the Shrine. The theme of the retreat will be “Think Hope: Unleashing the Power of Hope in a World Suffering from Despair.”
Location: The National Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa, 654 Ferry Rd. Doylestown, PA 18901
More Info:  www.thinkhope.org

Saturday, June 4, 2022
Event: Archdiocesan Charismatic Pentecost Vigil Mass 
Description: An extended Pentecost Vigil Mass will be celebrated at 5:15 by Reverend G. Dennis Gill, along with Fr. Rafal Walczy,OSPPE, who is the new Archdiocesan Delegate to the Charismatic Renewal in Philadelphia.  An hour of Prayer and Praise accompanied by charismatic music will follow at 8PM.  Afterwards, Reverend Gill will dedicate the entire Archdiocese of Philadelphia to the Holy Spirit, and there will be prayer teams available for individual prayer.  All ages and families are welcome!
Location:  Cathedral Basilica of Sts. Peter and Paul, 18th Street and Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia PA 19102
More info:  www.PhillySpirit.com email at info@PhillySpirit.com or call (215) 315-7008  Download our flyer at :  www.PhillySpirit.com

Mondays: June 6 – June 27, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Event: All is Grace: George Bernanos’s Diary of a Country Priest
Join Collegium Institute and Dappled Things for our online Global Catholic Literature Seminar on Georges Bernanos’s The Diary of a Country Priest. Bernanos’s classic novel is a powerful reflection on the trials, boredom, and grace of a priest in rural France. In this seminar, we will explore the text’s depictions of the difficulties of religious life in the modern world but also how hard it is to live out a transcendent orientation in the midst of the mundane. Featured speakers include Raymond MacKenzie, professor of English at the University of St. Thomas in Minnesota, Natalie Morrill, Dappled Things’ fiction editor and author of The Ghost Keeper, and Trevor Merrill, literary theorist and author of Minor Indignities.
Location: Zoom

World Youth Day informational meetings on Wednesday, June 8th at 7:30 p.m., and Wednesday, June 22nd, 2022 at 7:30 p.m.
Event:  World Youth Day / Portugal & Poland 
July 26th thru August 7th, 2023
Join us in a World Youth Day pilgrimage to Portugal and Poland.  We encounter the youth of the universal Catholic Church and see the Holy Father.  This worldwide encounter is open to all those 16 years through 35.  We will see the Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camps, visit the cell of St. Maximillian Kolbe and pray with St. Theresa Benedict of the Cross, (Eith Stein.) We will also visit Wadowice, the hometown of Pope St.  John Paull II, explore Krakow and the beautiful churches, as well as making a trip to the Shrine of Divine Mercy, the convent of St. Faustina and the Pope St. John Paul II Shrine.  After this we will travel to Lisbon to celebrate World Youth Day, (week,) with young people from all countries around the world.  We will also spend a day visiting and praying at the Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima.
Location:   Our Lady of Guadalupe, 5194 Cold Spring Creamery Road, Doylestown, Pa.  18902
More Info: Contact Lisa Kopertowski, Director of Youth & Young Adult Ministry at youthministry@olguadalupe.org or call 267-347-5374, Ext. 4. View Flyer .

Saturday, June 11, 2022 at 8 PM
Event: Made New Concert at the Cathedral
Featuring the music of Herbert Howell, Jonathan Dove and more
Location: Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, Philadelphia
More info: All are welcome; View the flyer

June 11 and 12, 2022 / 11 y 12 de junio del 2022
Evento: Parish Festival / Festival Parroquial
Food, entertainment, family fun, raffles and more!
Comida, entretenimiento, diversión familiar, riffas y más!
Location: Visitation BVM Parish, 300 E. Lehigh Ave, Philadelphia
More information: Ver volante (English, Spanish and Vietnamese)

Thursday, June 16, 7:00 PM – June 18, 4:30 PM
Event: 2022 Annual Magi Conference — What is Life?
The discovery of untold numbers of planets outside our solar system that seem to meet certain biological requirements make it statistically likely that there is life on other worlds. This has profound implications for our understanding of life, ourselves and our place in the universe and raises questions across world cultures and religious traditions. This summer, Collegium Institute will convene scientists, philosophers and theologians for an international, multi-day collaborative conversation to discuss these new frontiers of science, reason, and faith.
Location: University of Pennsylvania

Saturday, June 18, 2022 
Event: Faith and Care for Creation 
All Young Adults are invited to this outdoor reflection followed by indoor Taize prayer to open our hearts and minds to God and the beauty and wonder of God’s creation. Sponsored by Archdiocese of Philadelphia Office of Ministry w. Young Adults, Peak Encounter Ministries, St. Raphaela Center, and EcoPhilly.
Location: St. Raphaela Center (Haverford, PA)

Sunday, June 19, 2022 – 11 AM Mass followed by a Eucharistic Procession
Event: Opening Mass and Procession for the Eucharistic Revival
Join us on the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ (Corpus Christi) as we begin a three-year Eucharistic Revival in the United States of America. The mission of the Revival is “to renew the Church by enkindling a living relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ in the Holy Eucharist.” The vision of this Eucharistic Revival overflows with hope for a life-changing experience of the Holy Eucharist—especially of the Mass—in the lives of all Catholics.
Location: Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, Philadelphia, followed by Eucharistic procession to St. Patrick Parish in Rittenhouse Square.

Sunday, June 19, 2022, 11:30am
EventArchbishop Nelson Pérez to Celebrate Corpus Christi Mass & Lead Outdoor Procession of the Blessed Sacrament at Our Lady of Peace Parish 100th Anniversary
All are invited to join the people of Our Lady of Peace Parish as Archbishop Nelson Pérez celebrates Mass on the feast of Corpus Christi which is the 100th Anniversary of the founding of the parish. 11:30am Mass will be followed by an outdoor procession of the Blessed Sacrament and benediction led by Archbishop Pérez.  A reception with the Archbishop will immediately follow.  All are welcome.
Location: 11:30am Mass at Our Lady of Peace Church, 501 Belmont Ave., Milmont Park, PA 19033, followed by Eucharistic procession & reception at Notre Dame DeLourdes worship site, 990 Fairview Rd., Swarthmore, PA 19081
More Info: Visit the parish website: https://olpparish.org/  or call the rectory at: 610 532 8081.

Weekdays, June 20- 30, 2022
Camp Overbrook: In Sign 2022 
is a two-week summer day camp for children who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing. Camp is held on weekdays, June 20-July 30, 2022 at Saint Joseph’s University, Maguire Campus. Swimming, art, field activities and daily bible classes are offered in sign language.  To Register online or see the brochure, go to: www.CampInSign.org.  For more information call the Deaf Apostolate at 215-587-3913 (phone) or email CampInSign@archphila.org.  For Spanish Language users call Darleen at 215-667-2820 for information and assistance with registration.
More info:  Visit www.CampInSign.org for flyer and registration information.

June 22, 2022 – 8:00 PM
Event: Catholic Female Leaders Celebration hosted by the GIVEN Institute (open to men and women)
Get a glimpse into the beauty and joy of the GIVEN Catholic Young Women’s Leadership Forum by attending the Catholic Female Leaders Celebration, which will be hosted as part of the week-long Forum taking place in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia this year. This event is open to men and women of all ages. Program begins at 8 PM followed by a networking reception until 10:30 PM. Cocktail attire is requested.
Location: Bruder Life Center Auditorium, Neumann University, Aston, PA

Saturday, June 25, 2022 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 pm.
KAIROS – Un Nuevo tiempo. (Retreat in Spanish)
KAIROS “a new time” Hispanic Youth Retreat for Young Adults 18-35 years.
Organized especially for this time where the young people meet again and live new moments.
We will have talks, confessions, sharing, the Holy Mass and much more.
Share the invitation with other youths and sign up for this day of Faith and Sharing.
Location: Holy Innocents Parish Center on L street & E. Hunting Park Ave, Philadelphia
Information and registration: 215-667-2820 or View FlyerDonation $10 Includes breakfast and lunch.

Friday, June 24 through Sunday, June 26, 2022 
Event:  Malvern Archdiocesan Charismatic Retreat
Description:  In conjunction with the Archdiocesan Office for Catholic Charismatic Renewal the Malvern Retreat house will present Fr. Joseph Ita-Sam, CM, Kathleen McCarthy, and Gloria Coyne at it’s annual charismatic retreat. This is an in-person retreat open to men and women, and the cost is $270 per person.  Registration is required.  This year’s theme is the “Power of the Believers”  “We will have powerful teachings including Using your Spiritual Gifts and Intercessory Prayer.  Our retreat will include Liturgy all 3 days along with Sacrament of Reconciliation, Eucharistic Adoration and Healing and Empowerment Service.
Location:  Malvern Retreat House, 315 South Warren Avenue, Malvern, PA 19355
More information:  to register online www.MalvernRetreat.com or call (610) 644-0400

Monday, June 27 – Thursday, June 30, 2022
Event: QUO VADIS 2022!!!
This 4-day camp for high school men is held at Black Rock Retreat Center in Quarryville is filled with inspirational talks, time for prayer, daily Mass, Liturgy of the Hours, and activities such as ropes course, basketball, and the all-time-favorite, Gaga Ball.  Run by the Vocation Office and Philadelphia Seminarians, Quo Vadis is a great opportunity for young men to grow and remain active in their faith and interact with other faithful young men from diverse backgrounds. Activities and talks will be centered around our theme of ‘To the Heights’ where we will explore the life and teachings of Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati.
Location: Black Rock Retreat Center, 1345 Kirkwood Pike Quarryville 17565 .

Monday, June 27 — Wednesday, June 29
Final Application Deadline: Monday, May 30
Event: How to Survive (and Thrive) at College: A Workshop for High School Students on God, Truth, and the University
Collegium Institute invites high school students to apply now for our Summer 2022 Young Catholic Leaders Initiative seminarStatistically, college is where faith goes to die. Not only faith, but even truth itself has become the object of intense scrutiny and skepticism in the academy. How do you retain or even grow in your faith in the college environment? What is truth, why does it matter, and are there any truths you would die for? Through lectures and seminars, tours and pilgrimages, we’ll explore these questions and what it means to be true to yourself, true to your friends and family, and true to God both in the university and beyond. Applications are due on Monday, May 30.
Location: Penn Newman Center (111 S. 38 St. Philadelphia, PA 19104)

June 27-30, 2022 – 9 AM- 3 PM
Event: Cantate Domino Children’s Choir Camp
This camp is open to all boys and girls throughout the Archdiocese, ages 7-15. Our camp provides a unique musical experience, which includes an introduction to sacred repertoire, vocal breathing techniques, vowel formation, choral tone, sight singing and music theory.  As an addition to our regular camp activities, we will be doing afternoon excursions to the Art Museum, Academy of Natural Sciences and two church visits.   All ticket pricing included in tuition.
Location: Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, Philadelphia

Thursday, June 30 at 6:05 p.m.
Event: CCA Night with the Phillies
Come out to Citizens Bank Park on June 30th and watch the Phillies square off against the Atlanta Braves. If the CCA is able to sell 500 tickets, Our Lady of Confidence School’s very own Luis will be throwing out the first pitch of the game and a CCA beneficiary will sing the national anthem. We hope you’ll be able to support Luis and the CCA for another great night of baseball.
Location: Citizens Bank Park

July 5-15, 2022
Event: Philadelphia Catholic Scholars Program
 (For young men in high school)
The Philadelphia Catholic Scholars Program invites young Catholic men to ask and engage the most important questions of the faith, in the community of other Catholic men, and under the intellectual guidance of professors from the seminary and local Catholic universities. We seek to grow deeper in our faith together by meeting the great minds of the Catholic intellectual tradition and learning the depth and beauty of our great tradition. Through prayer, study, and fellowship, we will wrestle with the great questions that have fortified the hearts and minds of Catholic men and women for centuries. Learn more about this year’s theme and program here and apply here!
Location: St. Charles Borromeo Seminary, Wynnewood, PA

Saturday, July 9, 11:30 am – 5:00 pm
Event:  Half-Day Retreat for Families in Crisis Guided by the Spirituality of Saint Rita of Cascia through the St. Raymond Nonnatus Foundation for Freedom, Family, and Faith.
The life of Saint Rita of Cascia offers wisdom and guidance to families facing adversities. This half-day retreat will feature a tour of the National Shrine of Saint Rita, talks, lunch, Confessions, and the Saturday evening anticipated Mass for Sunday.  Cost is $25 paid the day of the event (cash or check.)
Location:  National Shrine of Saint Rita, 1166 S. Broad, Philadelphia, PA 19146. (On-street parking, area lots, and public transportation available.)
Speakers include: Priests of the Augustinian Order in Philadelphia
To learn more:Visit www.Nonnatus.org or email director.srnf@gmail.com

Saturday, July 9 at 10am
Event: Philadelphia Tolton Ambassadors Memorial Mass for Venerable Fr. Augustus Tolton
Location: Saint Cyprian, 525 Cobbs Creek Parkway
More information:  View Flyer

Friday, July 15th to Friday,  August 26, 2022 from 7:00 to 8:30 PM 
Event:  Archdiocesan Life in the Spirit Seminar  
Description:  Are you interested in discovering the power of the Holy Spirit and how a relationship with Him can transform your life?  Join us for the Archdiocesan Life in the Spirit Seminar, which is a series of seven consecutive sessions featuring dynamic speakers like:  Sue Havey, Fr. Chris Walsh, Fr. Stephan DeLacey, Gloria Coyne, Kathleen McCarthy, Fr Joseph Ita-Sam, CM and Fr. Rafal Walczyk, OSPPE.   Each week builds on the richness and power of the previous one.  Registration is necessary, but there is no cost.  Come and receive an abundant outpouring of the Holy Spirit.
Location:  St. Raymond of Penafort Catholic Church, 1350 Vernon Road, Philadelphia, PA 19150 www.SaintRaymond.net
More info:  Register today at: For more information email at info@PhillySpirit.com, call (215) 315-7008 or download our flyer at www.PhillySpirit.com

Saturday, July 16, 2022 
Event: Young Adults Day of Service 
Join us at one of our two locations on Saturday, July 16, 2022 to volunteer and support the amazing people and programs at St. Edmond’s Home and Divine Providence Village. Each location will follow the same schedule providing volunteers with a meaningful Day of Service that truly makes an impact in the lives of those most in need.
Location: St. Edmond’s Home, 320 S Roberts Rd, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010; Divine Providence Village, 686 Old Marple Rd, Springfield, PA 19064
More Info:  To learn more and register visit catholiccharitiesappeal.org/dayofservice or view flyer

Thursdays, 9 am to 5 pm
Event: Philly Adoration for Vocations
Held each Thursday between 9 am and 5 pm in Sacred Heart Chapel at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary, Catholics are invited to spend time before our Lord in the Blessed Sacrament praying for vocations and ask Him to bless His Church with many holy vocations.  We encourage everyone to pray that those whom the Lord is calling will have the courage to respond to His invitation.  To sign up for a day/time to pray, visit Heedthecall.org/Phillyadores.  For more information, email Phillyadoration@gmail.com.  Specific details will be emailed to all adorers on the Wednesday before the scheduled prayer time.
Location: Sacred Heart Chapel, St. Charles Borromeo Seminary (100 E. Wynnewood Road, Wynnewood)

Event: Faith and Family Night with the Philadelphia Union 
We are proud to announce a first for the CCA! In partnership with the Philadelphia Union, we hope you can join us at Subaru Park on July 30th for Faith and Family Night. Watch the Philadelphia Union stomp the Houston Dynamo and support a great cause. Supporters who buy the first 40 tickets through the CCA will be able to get up close and personal with the action and hold a Union banner on the field that forms a hype tunnel as the players take the pitch. A portion of all tickets sold will go to support the Catholic Charities Appeal.  Be sure to stick around after the game for a special message from the Catholic Charities Appeal!
Location: SUBARU PARK 1 Stadium Dr Chester, Pennsylvania 19013

August 2-4, 2022
Event: World Congress of Catholic Nurses
Every four years Catholic nurses from around the world come together for spiritual nourishment, education, professional collaboration, and enhanced global cooperation. CICIAMS is the International Association of Catholic Nurses who collaborates with the Vatican in the mission of bringing together member nurses from Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Pan American nations. All nurses (students included) front-liners, innovators, educators, researchers, and policy makers are welcome and encouraged to attend!
Speakers: Cardinal Peter Turkson, Father Gerald E. Murray, Sister Emanuella Edwards and video message by Immaculée Ilibagiza
Location: National Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa, Doylestown, PA
More info and registration:  https://nacn-usa.org/2022-world-congress/

Sat, Aug 20, 2022- 12:30pm – 5:00pm (Concludes with Mass at 4pm)
Event: Ignite Your Ministry: An Introduction to the New Evangelization

Join us for an introductory workshop for current and new parish ministry leaders. We will answer these questions: What is evangelization? What is the central purpose of your ministry? How can you respond to Christ’s call to “go and make disciples?” What resources exist to help give your ministry a new fire? English and Spanish tracks available.
Presenters: Meghan Cokeley (English) and Paola Herrera (Spanish), Office for the New Evangelization
Location: St. Katharine Drexel – 1920 Providence Ave – Chester, PA 19013
For more information and to register: View the flyer; No cost to attend, but please register with Sandy Ramos – (484) 844-4233 – sandyxray@comcast.net

Saturday, October 22, 2022 – 9:00 AM-4:30 PM
Event: Catholic Women’s Conference
Join Catholic women from the greater Philadelphia area for a day of fun, friendship, faith formation and prayer at the Catholic Women’s Conference. The 2022 theme is “Be Not Afraid: Finding Your Freedom in Christ,” in which together we will discover the healing and freedom of heart that Jesus Christ desires to give each of us.
Speakers: Sr. Miriam James Heidland, SOLT, Michelle Benzinger, Regina Boyd, Matt and Jenn Lozano, Katie Weiss, Sr. Cora Caeli, SV, Martha Reyes and Sue Gudenkauf. Tracks available in English, Spanish and American Sign Language.
Location: National Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa in Doylestown, PA.
More info & registration: An early sellout is expected. Register today at: www.catholicwomensconference.org.
ONGOING INITIATIVES

The Courage apostolate is the Church’s invitation to people who experience same-sex attractions, who desire to live in accord with the Gospel call to chastity.  A confidential support group led by a priest chaplain, Courage accompanies men and women along the road to integration, freedom and discipleship.  Visit the Courage website at www.couragerc.org if you want to learn more.  For more information about our local chapter please call:  215-587-4505 or email courage.philadelphia@gmail.com

EnCourage is a ministry within the Catholic Church dedicated to the spiritual needs of parents, siblings, children, and other relatives and friends of persons who have same-sex attractions. Standing by the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church, EnCourage members support one another and their loved ones through discussion, prayer and fellowship. Please visit the Courage website at www.couragerc.org if you want to learn more.  For more information about our local chapter please call:  215-587-4505 or email courage.philadelphia@gmail.com