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Archdiocese of Philadelphia Announces Phase 1 Commencement for Cathedral Block Development Plan

Publish date: November 23, 2020

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia selected EM Race Vine Venture, LLC as the Master Developer for the redevelopment of the Cathedral Block.

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#iGiveCatholic

#iGiveCatholic is nationally recognized as the official Catholic Giving Day, celebrating and supporting charitable ministries that demonstrate our Catholic faith in action. The #iGiveCatholic Giving Day inspires faithful stewards to “Give Catholic” on #GivingTuesday (December 1st). Click here to support the Catholic parish, school, or ministry of your choice in our local Church.

Parish Support Initiative

Click here to support your local parish offertory through the Parish Support Initiative

CCA 2020

Gifts made to the Catholic Charities Appeal support close to 180 ministries and programs.

Arise: Restoring Catholic Life after the Pandemic

The period immediately following the lifting of the COVID19 restrictions requires us to be ready to assist people to reintegrate into an active, in person engagement with parish life. To find resources, guidelines, recommendations, and directives for parishes and Archdiocesan institutions for the period following the lifting of the COVID19 restrictions, please click here.

AOPS COVID-19

Resources from the Office for Catholic Education Regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Catholic Schools

With 141 schools across five counties, find a school that is right for you. Explore the Archdiocese’s Elementary, Secondary, Special Education and Early Childhood Programs.

The Voices of Faith Radio Program

Tune into the Voices of Faith radio program on WPHT/1210am the first Saturday of every month at 5:00 p.m. for a powerful message of hope from Archbishop Pérez. Click here to listen to the live broadcast via your smart phone. If you miss a show, you can listen at your convenience on the Voices of Faith YouTube channel.

Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary Virtual Christmas Concerts

Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary invites all to participate virtually in the annual Christmas Concert on Saturday, December 6th at 2:00 p.m. For more information, please click here.

Virtual Christmas Concert at the Cathedral Basilica

The Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul will hold its inaugural Virtual Christmas Concert, Prayer for Peace, on December 12th at 2:00 p.m.  Join the Cathedral Basilica Schola and instrumentalists as they perform works by Abbie Betinis, Frank La Rocca, Julian Wachner, William Walton, as well as beloved Christmas Carols for all to sing along. For more information or to purchase tickets, please click here.

Holiday Food Drive

Nutritional Development Services’ Community Food Program is hosting its annual Holiday Food Drive to support our neighbors in need. Click here to help stock the shelves of over 50 food cupboards throughout the Philadelphia area by purchasing non-perishable canned items online through You Give Goods.

Pope Francis’ Encyclical “Fratelli Tutti”

Pope Francis recently released his latest encyclical “Fratelli Tutti” on fraternity and social friendship. The encyclical is available in English and Spanish.

Archdiocesan Audited Financial Statements and Additional Financial Information

For copies of current audited financial statements for entities of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia as well as information about the Archdiocesan Finance Council and parish financial policies, please click here.

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. 

Catholic Bishop Abuse Reporting System

CBAR is a service operated by Convercent, Inc. an independent, third-party entity that provides intake services to private institutions for reports of sensitive topics such as sexual harassment through a secure, confidential, and professional platform. Individuals may go to ReportBishopAbuse.org to file a report or call (800) 276-1562.

The Holy See

The official website of the Holy See is available in six languages. This website is updated regularly with news about Pope Francis, the Vatican, and issues facing the Church and the World.

Pray for My Priest – Spiritual Motherhood

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia is an active participant in the Spiritual Motherhood and Adoration Cenacles, a prayer ministry of the Pray For My Priest Apostolate. It seeks to organize faithful Roman Catholic women to put the spiritual care of all priests in the Archdiocese at the forefront of their prayer life and good works. Click here to learn how you can spiritually adopt a priest.

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.

Catholic Social Services

Catholic Social Services (CSS) of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia benefits more than 175,000 individuals annually. Motivated by its mission to serve the most vulnerable and at-risk members of our society, CSS offers a variety of community-based and residential programs and services to assist and support men, women and children living in Philadelphia and its four surrounding counties.

Mark Stice Agency: Knight of Columbus

For over 130 years, the primary mission of Knights of Columbus Insurance has been to provide financial security to members and their families. With over 1.9 million members in 15,000 councils, Knights of Columbus is the world’s largest Catholic family service organization, donating $1.55 billion and 691 million volunteer hours to charitable projects over the past decade. Offering top-quality life insurance, long term care insurance, disability income insurance, and annuity products, we are your shield for life.