Events


CHANGE IN SCHEDULE

APRIL 28, 2017 THE BASILICA WILL BE CLOSED DURING THE DAY, IT WILL REOPEN AT 7:00 PM FOR THE CONCERT. THE CHAPEL WILL CLOSE FOLLOWING THE 12:05 PM HOLY MASS.


Upcoming Concert – Vox Luminis

Friday, April 28 at 7:30 pm
Vox Luminis: Voices of Light
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It was a very good year! The period ensemble Vox Luminis brings a European perspective to Concerts at the Cathedral Basilica, offering an enlightening program that spotlights two major composers born in 1685, Johann Sebastian Bach and Domenico Scarlatti. With a sprinkling of motets by several Bach brothers and Scarlatti’s superb Stabat Mater, Vox Luminis promises an evening to bask in the beauty of Baroque as this high-profile Belgian ensemble makes its Philadelphia debut.

Parking available, use entrance on 17th St. GPS address 222 N. 17th St. For details & to purchase tickets visit cathedralphilaconcerts.org. Tickets may also be purchased at the door.

 


Archdiocesan May Procession

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SUNDAY, MAY 7, 2017  at 2:00 PM
Parking Available on 17th Street

COME HONOR THE MOTHER OF JESUS AND OUR MOTHER

THIS YEAR WE ESPECIALLY HONOR THE BLESSED MOTHER
AS  WE  OBSERVE  THE  100TH  ANNIVERSARY
OF  HER  APPARITION  AT  FATIMA

♦  Children who have received Confirmation and their First Holy Communion
are invited to wear their sacramental attire for the May Procession.

♦  The Holy Rosary will be prayed by various ethnic communities
in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.

♦  Any Parish or High School Choir is invited to sing the May Procession.
If you are interested in singing, please contact Ms. Charlene Angelini at cangelini@archphila.org

OUR LADY OF FATIMA, PRAY FOR US!

♦  The Relics of Padre Pio will be present in the Cathedral Basilica
for veneration after the May Procession,
press here for a full schedule of the visitation of the relics


Visitations of the Relics of Padre Pio

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The Relics of Padre Pio are coming to the Cathedral!

Saturday, May 6, 2017
5:15pm               Sunday Anticipated Mass
6:15-10:15pm     Public Veneration of the Relics
10-10:15pm        Night Prayer & Blessing with the Relics

Sunday, May 7, 2017
2-3pm                 Archdiocesan May Procession
3-6:30pm            Public Veneration of the Relics
5:30-6:30pm       Sacrament of Penance and Reconciliation
6:30pm               Sunday Mass
8-10pm               Public Veneration of the Relics
10-10:15pm        Night Prayer and Blessing with the Relics

Monday, May 8, 2017
9am-7pm           Public Veneration of the Relics
11:30am-12pm  Sacrament of Penance and Reconciliation
12:05pm            Weekday Mass (in the Chapel)
7:30pm              Mass of Saint Pio of Pietrelcina
Conclusion of the Presentation of the Relics

 

¡Las Reliquias de Padre Pio vendrán a la Catedral!

Sábado, mayo 6, 2017
5:15pm               Misa Dominical Anticipada
6:15-10:15pm    Veneración pública de las Reliquias
10-10:15pm       Oración nocturna y bendición con las                                      Reliquias

Domingo, mayo 7, 2017
2-3pm                Procesión Mariana Arquidiocesana
3-6:30pm           Veneración pública de las Reliquias
5:30-6:30pm      Sacramento de la Confesión
6:30pm              Misa dominical en ingles
8-10pm              Veneración pública de las Reliquias
10-10:15pm       Oración nocturna y bendición con las                                     Reliquias

Lunes, mayo 8, 2017
9am-7pm           Veneración pública de las Reliquias
11:30am-12pm  Sacramento de la Confesión
12:05pm            Misa (en la Capilla)
7:30pm              Misa de San Pio de Pietrelcina
Conclusión de la presentación de las Reliquias


Wedding Anniversary Mass

Saturday, May 6, 2017

Are you celebrating a special anniversary this year? The annual Archdiocesan Wedding Anniversary Mass will take place on Saturday, May 6, 2017, at the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul, at the 5:15 pm Vigil Mass with Archbishop Charles Chaput presiding. This Mass is to pray for and with 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 attend.  REGISTRATION REQUIRED, to register visit: phillycatholiclife.org or call: 215-587-0500. Click here to view the flyer


100th Anniversary of Our Lady of Fatima

ARCHDIOCESAN HOLY HOURS IN HONOR OF OUR LADY OF FATIMA

Sat, May 13, 2017, 4:00 PM in the Basilica Prior to the 5:15 PM Anticipated Mass;
Children’s Rosary will be recited during this Holy Hour

Tues, June 13, 2017, 11:00 AM in the Chapel Prior to the 12:05 PM Weekday Mass

Thurs, July 13, 2017, 11:00 AM in the Chapel Prior to the 12:05 PM Weekday Mass

Sun, August 13, 2017, 5:30 PM in the Basilica Prior to the 6:30 PM Sunday Mass

Wed, September 13, 2017, 11:00 AM in the Chapel Prior to the 12:05 PM Weekday Mass

Fri, October 13, 2017, 7:00 PM in the Chapel

On the 13th of the month from May to October, a statue of Our Lady of Fatima will be exposed for public veneration during normal Cathedral hours, affording the faithful the opportunity to receive the Fatima Jubilee Plenary Indulgence under the usual conditions.

OTHER MAJOR EVENTS

Sat, May 6 – Mon, May 8 Visitation of the Relics of Saint Padre Pio (schedule to be posted soon)
Sun, May 7, 2017 2:00 PM in the Basilica Archdiocesan May Procession Honoring Our Lady of Fatima

All events listed above take place at: 
The Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul 18th and Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

More Fatima Centennial celebration events & further information about the events above can be found at:
archphila.org/fatima


Archdiocesan Pilgrimage to Fatima & Lourdes

Travel dates:  June 5-12th, 2017
Join Father Dennis Gill and the Archdiocese of Philadelphia on a Pilgrimage to Fatima and Lourdes! Highlights of this trip include seeing the miracle of the Bleeding Host in Santarem, celebrating Mass at the Capelinha where our Lady appeared, and visiting Aljustrel and Valinhos. We’ll spend time at the Atlantic coast in Nazaré, and explore the medieval city of Batalha. We then stop at Burgos and make our way over the Pyrenees on our way to Lourdes, where we’ll see St. Bernadette’s home, bathe in the healing waters, and celebrate Mass at the Basilica.  To make a reservation, contact Canterbury Pilgrimages today at 800-653-0017 or reservations@canterburypilgrimages.comLimited space available. To ensure your place, register today! Last day to register is March 15th! Pilgrimage information & registration form.

 


KEYS & SWORD EVENT – JUNE 23, 2017

The Keys & Sword Event is a fundraising effort of the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter & Paul, the Mother Church of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. In 2017, a percentage of the proceeds will benefit the St. Francis Inn, Kensington. The remainder of the proceeds will help support the parish and ministries of the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter & Paul.

Opportunities to support the Keys & Sword Eventpress here
Save the date Flyerpress here

To learn more about Keys & Sword you may visit the official page here


The Sacrament of Reconciliation with a Missionary of Mercy

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Young Adults at the Cathedral Discipleship Series 2017

Perhaps more than ever, young Catholic Adults need the opportunity to encounter the Lord as members of his Church with a focus on following him more completely. Following the Lord as his disciples is a life-long experience of living the Christian life and needs a good foundation and the support of others. This series is designed to provide young adults with some solid formation as disciples of the Lord today. 

Session One
Friday, January 6, 2017
What Jesus wants from his Followers, his Disciples

Session Two
Friday, April 7, 2017
Living as an Intentional Disciple of Jesus as a Member of his Church

Session Three
Friday, July 7, 2017
Christian Disciples always about the Conversion of their Lives

Session Four
Friday, October 6, 2017
Christian Disciples as Witnesses to Jesus and his Church to Others

PRESENTER
Reverend Gerald Dennis Gill
Rector and Pastor of the Cathedral Basilica

WHERE
The Archdiocesan Pastoral Center, 222 North Seventeenth Street,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,
beginning at 7:30 PM

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Archdiocesan Liturgies at the Cathedral

  • March 4, 2017, 11 AM & 3 PM – Rite of Election (Location: The Cathedral Basilica)
  • March 5, 2017, 3 PM – Rite of Election (Location: The Cathedral Basilica)
  • March 19, 2017, 4 PM – Prayer Service for Immigrants & Refugees (Servicio de oracion por los Inmigrantes y Refugiados) (Location: The Cathedral Basilica)
  • March 25, 2017, 2 PM – Cultural Heritage Mass (Location: The Cathedral Basilica)
  • April 1, 2017, 10:30 AM – Mass for Persons With Disabilities (Location: The Cathedral Basilica)
  • April 22, 2017, 11:00 AM –  Annual Scout Mass
  • May 6, 2017, 5:15 PM – Annual Wedding Anniversary Mass (Location: The Cathedral Basilica)
  • May 7, 2017, 2:30 PM – Archdiocesan May Procession (Location: The Cathedral Basilica)
  • May 18, 2017, 6:30 PM – Academic Honors Convocation (Location: The Cathedral Basilica)
  • May 20, 2017, 10 AM – Priesthood Ordination (Location: The Cathedral Basilica)
  • June 10, 2017, 10 AM – Permanent Diaconate Ordination  (Location: The Cathedral Basilica)
  • July 15, 2017, 12:05 PM – Pro-Life Summit Mass (Location: The Cathedral Chapel)
  • September 24, 2017, 11:00 AM – Annual Religious Jubilarian Mass (Location: The Cathedral Basilica)
  • October 15, 2017 – Anniversary Mass for the Permanent Diaconate (Location: The Cathedral Basilica)
  • December 11, 2017 9:00 PM – Our Lady of Guadalupe Mass (Location: The Cathedral Basilica)
    • 8:00 PM Procession

Around the Archdiocese – Upcoming Events

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, please press here.

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Free Study Series! – Draw Closer to Our Lady This Winter & Spring:
Prepare for the 100th Anniversary of Our Lady’s Apparitions in Fatima Portugal by making a journey with Mary this Winter/Spring!


Cathedral Concert Series

Come and experience great music in the Cathedral

For a list of the 2016-17 Catheral Concert Series, please press here
More  information at www.CathedralPhilaConcerts.org


Morning Scripture Reflection For Lawyers

Join other center city Lawyers for an hour to reflect on the Readings for the Following Sunday Mass beginning Wednesday, September 7, 2016, and on every Wednesday.
The hour allos 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 to what is heard in the Scriptures, the discovery of new insights and facing the challenges in the Word of God.

Location: The Neumann Room, directly behind the Basilica 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

For more information, contact Michael Broadhurst at info@cathedralphila.org

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THE OFFICIAL CATHEDRAL OFFICIAL CATHEDRAL CUSTOM ROSARY

Introducing the Official Custom Rosary for the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul. Our beautiful custom made rosary is handmade in Italy.

Click here for the order form and more information: Rosary order form

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