Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary welcomes all to attend an Open House followed by an evening of religious music and prayer during this year’s Advent season at the 29th annual Christmas Concert.
Sunday, December 4, 2016
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. (Open House)
4:00 p.m. (Concert)
Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary
100 East Wynnewood Road
Wynnewood, PA 19096 (Montgomery County)
Future priests will guide tours through this historic Catholic landmark where visitors can view artwork treasures from the Seminary's collection, explore the daily life of seminarians and learn about educational programs open to the general public. Tours last one hour and begin at 1:00 p.m. The final tour starts at 3:00 p.m.
Christmas crèches will be on display before the concert in the Ryan Memorial Library featuring dozens of Nativity scenes from around the world. In addition, Papal artifacts from the 2015 Philadelphia Apostolic visit will be on display. The concert will begin at 4:00 p.m. and will feature the musicians and choir of Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary.
Both events are free and open to the public. Parking is available on the Seminary campus. A free will offering will be collected at intermission for Catholic Relief Services.
Note: Founded in 1832, the Seminary has served as a leading institution in the formation of Catholic men for the Priesthood in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and dioceses throughout the country for over 180 years. The seminary is currently experiencing a resurgence in enrollment with increases of 20% and 13% in the last two years. For more information on the Christmas Concert or Open House, please call 610-667-3394 or visit http://www.scs.edu/node/2043.