Events


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

FORTY HOURS AT THE CATHEDRAL BASILICA SUNDAY, MONDAY AND TUESDAY NOVEMBER 27, 28, AND 29, 2022  The Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul is privileged to have this Annual Eucharistic Devotion beginning the First Sunday of Advent, the first Forty Hours in the Archdiocese with the beginning of the new Liturgical Year.  These three […]


Advent Giving Tree

The Advent Giving Tree in the Basilica is decorated with gift tags that identify gift ideas for the less fortunate in our area.  This year the gifts will be distributed to St. John’s Hospice, Visitation Community Center, the Little Sisters of the Poor Holy Family Home, the Sisters of Life maternity home, Guiding Star maternity […]


Advent Day of Recollection

Saturday, December 10, 2022 9 AM-3:30 PM Speaker: Father Matthew Biedrzycki Theme The Incarnation and the Eucharist


Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Thursday, December 8th, 2022  This Advent Holy Day commemorates the conception of Mary in the womb of her mother without any stain of original sin.  This gift to Mary prepares her to be the worthy Mother of the Christ Child.  Mary, under the title of the Immaculate Conception, is the Patroness of the United States […]


Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, the Patroness of the Americas

Monday, December 12, 2022 On Sunday, December 11, 2021, we anticipate the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, the Patroness of the Americas. Archbishop Nelson Pérez will celebrate Mass on Sunday evening, December 11, 2022 at 9:00 PM in the Cathedral Basilica.  Mass Schedule Domingo, 11 de diciembre 2022 Procesión: 8:30 PM Misa Solemne: 9:00 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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, March […]


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 […]