Blanket Drive

    The Cathedral of Sts. Peter and Paul will be running a blanket drive for our Center City Community.    We will be collecting both New and Cleaned blankets at the entrances of our Cathedral’s doors at all of our Masses on November 20, 21, 27 and 28.  We will be delivering these blankets on Saturday, December 4th between Noon […]

Advent Day of Reflection

Sponsored by the Office of Consecrated Life Monsignor John M. Savinski Saint Joseph in Advent Saturday, December 11, 2021 Drexel Hall  at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul All are invited/lunch provided RSVP: 215-587-3795 Schedule 9:00 a.m. Gathering with coffee/donuts 12:45 p.m. Lunch 10:00 a.m. Conference 1:30 p.m. Conference 11:00 a.m. Quiet […]

Annual Eucharistic Devotion – Forty Hours at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul

The Annual Eucharistic Devotion, Forty Hours at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, which typically begins with the new liturgical year, will be an Archdiocesan wide observance with exposition throughout the night to encourage in-person adoration. Clergy, religious, and lay faithful of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia are invited to participate by signing up […]

The Divine Mercy Chaplet

We will pray the Divine Mercy Chaplet each Friday at 3:00 P.M. Join us wherever you are.  “The souls that say this chaplet will be embraced by My mercy during their lifetime and especially at the hour of their death.” (Diary, 754) Join Via Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 875 6706 8541 Passcode: Mercy

ARISE – Restoring Catholic Life after the Pandemic

The period the lifting of the COVID19 restrictions requires us to be ready to assist people to reintegrate into an active, in person engagement with parish life. Click here for resources, guidelines, recommendations and directives for parishes and Archdiocesan institutions for this period.

Cathedral Christmas Concert

I LOOK FROM AFAR at 3PM  Sunday, December 5, 2021 To purchase tickets, please go to:  or go to:

Christmas and New Year’s schedule

  CATHEDRAL BASILICA OF SAINTS PETER AND PAUL AND SHRINE OF SAINT KATHARINE DREXEL PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA Christmas at the Cathedral Basilica is a very special time of the year for our parishioners and our visitors.  Perhaps more than ever we need to celebrate the Birth of the Divine Savior and his promised gifts of redemption […]

Advent Giving Tree

The Advent Giving Tree in the Basilica is decorated with gift tags which identify gift ideas for the less fortunate in our area.  This year the gifts will be distributed to St. Francis Inn, Women of Hope, St. John’s Hospice, and other neighborhood institutions that service the homeless and needy. The tree will be up […]