Event calendar

December 20, 2014

The St. Thomas More Newman Center at The Ohio State University in Columbus will celebrate a Baccalaureate Mass followed by a reception.

December 21, 2014

St. Philip Neri Church in Portland, Ore., will have a parish family Christmas tree (and ornament) blessing at the 9:30 a.m. Mass. Everyone is invited to bring an ornament to hang on the tree as a symbol or our parish family. There will be tags on the tree for you to write your name and attach to the ornament. We will leave the tree up until Epiphany, Jan. 4, when you can pick up your ornament to take home.

December 21, 2014

St. Philip Neri Church in Portland will host a French toast breakfast in Carvlin Hall. Caroling and Sing Along, French Toast, friends, & visiting. This year we are inviting our parishioners who are normally homebound and the Eucharistic Ministers who take them Communion to be our guests.

December 24, 2014

St. John XXIII University Cathollic Center at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville will celebrate a Blue Christmas Mass on Christmas Eve. This is a special Christmas Mass for those people experiencing pain or loss of any kind in a low-key but beautiful liturgy.

December 31, 2014

The Church of St. Paul the Apostle in New York City will host a concert by the New York Festival Singers.

January 4, 2015

Immaculate Conception Church in Knoxville, Tenn., will host a Volunteer Appreciation Brunch for all parish volunteers at The Foundry's Southern Depot site.If you volunteer in any parish ministry, this event is for you!

January 30-February 19, 2015

Join Tomaso Kane and Tom Ryan for a special study-pilgrimage as we explore the Spiritual traditions of India and Nepal. We will visit temples, learn of various spiritual traditions and see the inter-cultural mix of Christianity with many different world religions. This pilgrimage has been specially designed for both spiritual seekers who are interested in learning more about different spiritual practices, and the religiously committed who are interested in the potential for mutual enrichment in the interreligious encounter.