Events


Cathedral Choir Mass Schedule

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Life & Family Events

40 Days for Life Campaign: Sept. 26 – Nov. 4 Campaigns will be taking place all over the country and the world. Cathedral Prayer Vigils: The Cathedral Parish will lead prayer vigils: ♦ Wed. October 3, 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM in front of Philadelphia Women’s Center, 777 Apple (8th & Arch) ♦ Thurs.. Nov. 1, from […]


Monthly Holy Hours of Mercy and Reparation

All Catholics of the greater Philadelphia area are invited to an evening of prayer before Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament to ask for His mercy upon His Church in this moment of profound crisis. We come to make reparation for our own sins and those of our bishops and priests. We come also in confident hope that […]


¡NO TENGAS MIEDO! (event in Spanish/en español)

Como mantener la paz en tiempos de incertidumbre Todos experimentamos miedo. Los problemas familiares, la inestabilidad en nuestros trabajos, los desafios en inmigración y muchas otras luchas pueden amenazar nuestra paz y hacer que vivamos en una constante ansiedad. ¿Cómo encontramos la paz en medio de nuestras pruebas? Acompáñenos a una tarde de reflexión sobre […]


Community Concerts

Come and Experience Great Music in the Cathedral  ♦ Williamson Voices ♦ Sunday, November 11, 2018  at 3:00 PM Click below to Purchase tickets on TicketLeap (Complimentary Parking, GPS Address 222 N. 17th St. Philadelphia, PA 19103)  Click here to listen Westminster Williamson Voices has been lauded by reviewers and audiences on both sides of […]


Celebration of the Installation of the Tomb of Saint Katharine Drexel

Sunday, November 18, 2018, Public Celebration of the Installation of the Tomb of Saint Katharine Drexel 11:00 AM Solemn Mass at the Cathedral Basilica There will be no tickets for this celebration. Everyone is welcome. 


Annual Forty Hours Devotion!

December 1 – 3, 2018 Schedule TBD The Forty Hours Devotion is a special period of prayer made before the Blessed Sacrament in solemn exposition. The focus is upon our Lord in the Holy Eucharist. It begins with a Mass of Exposition, which concludes with the exposition of the Blessed Sacrament. The Blessed Sacrament remains […]


Christmas Concert – December 9, 2018, 3-5 PM

Our annual Christmas celebration is back and better than ever. Cathedral Music Director Charlene Angelini leads an uplifting program of beautiful carols and the traditional music of Christmas, performed by the combined forces of the Cathedral Choir and the choirs of the Philadelphia Archdiocese. Resounding brass add to the spectacle as voices rise in celebration […]


Around the Archdiocese – Upcoming Events & Ministries

The Office for the New Evangelization of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia has an outstanding monthly newsletter with lots of information on relevant events and resources that will help you grow in your faith. To view the current issue and to subscribe, visit  www.phillyevang.org/newsletter •October 27, 2018  Catholic Women’s Conference – sold out The 2018 Catholic Women’s Conference […]


The Sacrament of Reconciliation with a Missionary of Mercy

Msgr. Majoros hears confessions on the first Sunday of each month at 5:30 PM in the Basilica. In his Apostolic letter Misericordia et misera, Pope Francis extended the faculties of the specially appointed priests, known as Missionaries of Mercy, beyond the Jubilee Year of Mercy as “a concrete sign that the grace of the Jubilee […]


Catholic Schoolhouse Chapter

Thursday mornings Homeschool Group using The Catholic Schoolhouse program meets Thursday mornings from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM at the Cathedral. For more information please contact directors Gina Rogers at 215-920-2640 or Eileen D’Angelo at  EileenDAngelo@verizon.net. https://philadelphiapa.catholicschoolhouse.com/  


Gospel Reflections

During Advent and Lent a time of reflection is offered every Tuesday at 11:00 AM. At other times, we meet on the Last Tuesday of the month. For further information and to register, please call Sister Eleanor McCann, RSM at the Parish office at 215-561-1313 (Tuesday and Thursday) or email her at s.emccann@archphila.org.


Morning Scripture Reflection For Lawyers

Join other center city Lawyers for an hour to reflect on the Readings for the Following Sunday Mass every Wednesday from 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM. The hour allows for prayer together at the beginning and end of the session, the reading of the Lectionary texts for Sunday Mass, and reflection on these Readings. This reflection includes reactions […]


Archdiocesan Wedding Anniversary Mass

Saturday, May 4, 2019 at the 5:15 PM Anticipated Mass (This schedule is subject to change) Principal Celebrant: Archbishop Charles Chaput, O.F.M. This Mass is offered for all married couples who are newlyweds, or who have been married 25 years or more, or 50 years or more. Friends and family are welcome and encouraged to […]


Cantate Domino Choir Camp 2019!

July 8 & 9, 2019, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM This camp will be open to all boys and girls throughout the Archdiocese, ages 7-15. Our camp will provide a unique musical experience, which includes an introduction to sacred repertoire, as well as vocal breathing techniques, vowel formation, choral tone, sight singing and music theory. […]


♦Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary♦

On Thursday, August 15th, 2019 we celebrate the Assumption of our Blessed Mother; it is a Holy Day of Obligation. Our Mass schedule is the following: 5:15 Vigil Mass, with Liturgical Music, in the Chapel (Tuesday) 7:15 am in the Chapel 12:05 pm, with Liturgical Music, in the Basilica 12:35 pm, in the Chapel 5:15 pm, with Liturgical […]


The Blue Mass

September 22, 2019 at 9:30 AM We will celebrate the Blue Mass to pray for local law enforcement officials, firefighters and first responders. We are grateful for their unwavering commitment and selfless dedication to the common good.


Archdiocesan Rosary

Sunday, October 6, 2019 at 5:30 PM 6:30 PM Sunday Mass to follow Location: The Cathedral Basilica Previous celebration: Sunday, October 7, 2018 at 5:30 PM 6:30 PM Sunday Mass to follow Location: The Cathedral Basilica


St. Charles Borromeo Seminary Appeal

For Today. For Tomorrow. For all of us ♦ For more information please click here to visit St. Charles Borromeo’s Webpage. ♦ Donate now, click here. Dear Friends, If asked, “What is the seminary?” most of the faithful in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia might respond by describing a physical place. But a seminary is not so […]