The Divine Mercy Chaplet

We will pray the Divine Mercy Chaplet each Friday at 3:00 P.M. y for peace in Ukraine and the conversion of Russia. 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 […]

Eucharistic Processions – Eucharistic Revival

For the duration of the three-year Eucharistic Revival, we are planning for the Cathedral Parish the following three Eucharistic Processions each year: 2022 – 2023 Sunday, June 19, 2022 Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ Sunday, November 20, 2022 Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe Sunday, April […]

Peace in our Streets

As part of a religious response to the increasing gun violence on our neighborhood streets and the need to pray for peace in our City, the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul is opening its doors every Sunday from 5:30 to 6:30 PM for prayer.  This focused and intentional period of prayer is open […]

Solemn Mass – St. John Henry Newman – October 9

Celebrant: Rev. Richard G. Smith Location: The Cathedral Basilica. Parking is available in the parking lot adjacent to the Cathedral.

Solemnity of All Saints – Holy Day of Obligation

Wednesday, November 1, 2023 Holy Mass & Confession Schedule: 5:15 PM   Anticipated Mass, in the Cathedral Chapel (on Tuesday, October 31) 7:00 PM     Anticipated Mass in Spanish, in the Cathedral Chapel (on Tuesday, October 31) 7:15 AM  Mass, in the Cathedral Chapel 11:30 AM  Sacrament of Penance, in the Cathedral Basilica 12:05 PM  Mass, in […]

Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed – “All Souls Day”

Thursday, November 2, 2023 Holy Mass Schedule on this Feast: Holy Mass in the Cathedral Chapel at 7:15 AM Sacrament of Penance, in the Cathedral Basilica at 11:30 AM Holy Mass in the Cathedral Chapel at 12:05 PM                                Holy Mass […]

Lunch on the Cathedral Lawn

Our friends from Christ in the City will be hosting a lunch on the Cathedral lawn EVERY Wednesday.They will be serving a hot lunch at 12 PM for all of our friends on the street and whoever else would like to join. Training sessions to become a Christ in the City volunteer with homeless persons in […]

40 days for life at the Cathedral

  Would you consider signing up to pray for the unborn and women in need during this Campaign? We’d be happy to pair you with someone if you’d be more comfortable, just let us know! Please consider praying outside one of the abortion centers in our city. Our parish will be outside praying. We need […]

The Patricians Meeting

sponsored by the Legion of Mary Of the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul and the Shrine of Saint Katharine Drexel Catholics with Same-Sex Attraction Sunday, September 24, 2023 1:00 PM ─ 3:00 PM Presenter: *Fr. Chris RogersWithin in the Catholic church, people who experience same-sex attraction can receive pastoral support in the form […]

Sacred Architecture Journal’s 25th Anniversary Celebration

Twenty-Fifth Anniversary SACRED ARCHITECTURE JOURNAL CATHEDRAL OF SAINTS PETER AND PAUL, PHILADELPHIA ” Sacred Architecture Journal … is a global voice that provides theory and practical guidance for the creation of transcendent sacred spaces.” – Clem Labine In the 25 years since the founding of the Journal, much has been accomplished. Please join us for […]

Day of Giving and Service

On October 1, 2000 St. Katharine was canonized by St. Pope John Paul II. This event is marked yearly by a day of prayer, volunteering, and philanthropy to encourage everyone’s journey to sainthood,

Men’s Study Group

The Men’s Study Group starts on Wednesday, September 27th, 2023.  We will meet for one hour on the second and fourth Wednesday of the month in Drexel hall at 7 PM beginning on September 27th.Below is a video I came across with some very good insights on getting men back into the Church.We would encourage […]

Memorial of Saint Therese – Sunday, October 1, 2023 at 5:30 pm

For the 150th anniversary of the birth of St. Therese of Lisieux, The Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul and the Shrine of St. Katharine Drexel in Philadelphia invites you to attend “A Map of the Way of Confidence and Love of St. Thérèse of Lisieux” Saint Thérèse in 1888, aged 15 a conference […]

Visits for School Age Children and Adults

  This year we are offering a program for guided visits to the Cathedral Basilica and the Tomb of Saint Katharine Drexel. This is a wonderful opportunity for school-age children as well as adults.

Blessing of Animals – Feast of St. Francis of Assisi, October 4, at 7:00 PM

Blessing of Animals, which will take place on the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi, October 4, at 7:00 PM outside in front of the Cathedral Chapel.  All are invited!

Canonization Day

Join us on Sunday, October 1, 2023, at the 9:30 AM Solemn Mass to celebrate the 23rd Anniversary of Saint Katharine Drexel’s Canonization. She was declared and canonized as a saint by Pope Saint John Paul II on October 1, 2000. Born and raised in Philadelphia, Saint Katharine Drexel became our nation’s second U.S.-born saint. A […]