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Sprint helps teach youth ministers, who tend to burnout in under a year, how to build up an army of fellow ministers within their parish so that good youth ministry is sustainable even when those ministers move on.
Strangers in a Strange Land
Archbishop Charles J. Chaput has authored a new book offering guidance on how Christians―and particularly Catholics―can live their faith vigorously in a post-Christian public square. Click here to learn more and order your copy.
Building Intercultural Competence for Ministers (BICM) Training
The Catholic Church in the United States is rapidly growing in diversity. This dynamic and thoughtful training explores valuable tools for ministry in an intercultural setting. This training will take place on Friday, August 10th, 6:00 p.m. to 9:15 p.m. and Saturday, August 11th, 8:00 a.m. to 6:45 p.m. at Assumption B.V.M. Feasterville.
El Puente: Reaching Out to New English Language Learners
AOPS and the Alliance for Catholic Education at the University of Notre Dame have partnered to launch a two-day seminar that shows educators how they can be the bridge, El Puente, to intercultural understanding.
File an EthicsPoint Report
The Archdiocese has selected EthicsPoint to provide you with a way to anonymously and confidentially report actual or possible violations of financial policies.
Gifts made to the Catholic Charities Appeal support close to 180 ministries and programs.
RISE: A Call for Men to Live Out Their Vocation in the World
RISE challenges men to live the fullness of their vocation every day; at home, at work, and in their communities.
Archdiocesan Pilgrimage to Rome for Canonizations of Pope Paul VI and Archbishop Oscar Romero
The Archdiocese of Philadelphia is sponsoring an eleven day pilgrimage throughout Italy for the canonizations of Pope Paul VI and Archbishop Oscar Romero. Pope Francis will preside at the ceremonies at the Basilica of Saint Peter on Sunday, October 14th. Click here to learn more.
Office for Divine Worship Workshops
The Office for Divine Worship offers workshops for lectors and ministers of Holy Communion that are designed to provide ongoing formation for this important liturgical ministry.
For stressed or troubled marriages
The Retrouvaille Program consists of a weekend experience with 6-12 post-weekend sessions over 3 months. It provides the tools to help put your marriage in order again. The main emphasis of the program is on communication in marriage between husband and wife.
Remain in My Love
Archbishop Chaput’s 3-year initiative for the renewal of marriage and family life in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. Learn more at archphila.org/remain.
The Joy of Restoration Retreat
All of us need restoration from time to time in our spiritual lives, our relationships with God and others, in our families and communities.
Friends of St. John Neumann
Catholic Men’s Pornography Addiction Group
Hope in Christ: Spiritual Support for Addiction
The Church desires to be close to her children who are struggling with addiction and to bring them the healing power of Jesus Christ’s love. Visit the Hope in Christ website to find local Catholic events and resources to support you.
The Office of Youth and Young Adults for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia exists to reveal the real person of Jesus, to help people discover their identity in Him, and to assure everyone that they belong in His Church.
Disabilities & Autism Help-Line
Do you need help accessing services and supports for someone with an intellectual disability or Autism? This convenient help-line can help families connect to disabilities services provided by the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.
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