Events


Cathedral Choir Mass Schedule

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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. Did you miss this wonderful celebration? Click here to watch the video Santa Misa en agradecimiento por la instalacion de […]


Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Saturday, December 8, 2018. This Solemnity is a Holy Day of Obligation Mass schedule: ♦ 5:15 PM Anticipated Mass, with music,  in the Chapel (Fri. Dec.7). The Chapel is attached to the Basilica on the left hand side. December 8: ♦ 7:15 AM in the Chapel ♦ 12:05 PM, with music,  in the Basilica Free Parking […]


Christmas Schedule

CHRISTMAS CONCERT Sunday, December 9, 2018 at 3:00 PM in the Basilica CONFESSIONS FOR CHRISTMAS 2018 Sundays of Advent 9:00 AM, 10:30 AM and 5:30 PM in the Basilica Saturdays of Advent 4:15 PM in the Basilica Monday through Friday, December 17 through December 21 and Monday, December 24 11:00 AM in the Basilica Resources […]


Annual Forty Hours Devotion!

December 1 – 3, 2018 Please click here to view the schedule 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 […]


Cathedral Christmas Concert

December 9, 2018, 3:00 – 4:30 PM Under the direction of Charlene Angelini, the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul presents it’s 4th annual “Sounds of the Season” Christmas Concert.  At a time of the year when the hustle and bustle of gift-giving and frenzied schedules has become the norm, we invite you to […]


Mass in the Extraordinary Form

Upcoming Mass in the Extraordinary Form in the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter & Paul: Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 7:00 PM, Our Lady of Guadalupe. Location: The Cathedral Basilica Nearby Parishes that celebrate Mass in the Extraordinary Form: Please check their website and bulletin for up to date information on Mass times & location.  St […]


Life & Family Events

SidewalkServantsPhilly.com We encourage you to participate in ongoing outreach. Even though the 40 Days For Life fall campaign ends on Nov. 4, we will continue our efforts at the local level with the Side Walk Servants Campaign. The commitment is simple: we ask for one hour of your time in front of an abortion center […]


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 […]


Community Concert

Come and Experience Great Music in the Cathedral  ♦ Cathedral Christmas Concert ♦ 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)   Past Performances: -Westminster Williamson Voices, “The Dreams That Remain” – November 11, 2018, 3:00 PM For […]


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        


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