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Publish date: March 16, 2018

Palm Sunday through Easter Sunday March 25, 2018 – April 1, 2018

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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. 

Official Pilgrimage to the World Meeting of Families in Dublin

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia is sponsoring two tours to Ireland, including one where pilgrims will attend the World Meeting of Families Congress and Mass celebrated by Pope Francis.

CCA 2018

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

The Keys and Sword Event 2018

The Keys and Sword Event is the annual fundraising effort of the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul.  This year’s event will take place on Friday, June 29th, 6:30 p.m. at The Logan Philadelphia Hotel. To learn more please visit

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.


This conference will highlight the fulfillment of Blessed Paul VI’s prophecies on contraception and offer a reflection on what is necessary to reverse this trend today.

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

Celebrate the Feast Day of Saint Katharine Drexel at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul

Let us ask our Philadelphia Saint to pray for us to live more profoundly the Gospel of Jesus. All are welcome to celebrate the feast of Saint Katharine Drexel on March 3rd at 5:15 p.m. at Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul.

The Cross and The Light

This Passion play presents the Passion, Death and Resurrection of Jesus using Broadway-caliber video arts, acting, music and singing. This event is perfect for Lent. Performances on March 8, 9, or 10 at St. John Bosco Parish in Hatboro, PA. Order your tickets today at

Friends of St. John Neumann

Catholic Men’s Pornography Addiction Group

Pastoral Guidelines for Implementing Amoris Laetitia in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia

The Apostolic Exhortation Amoris Laetitia completes the reflection on the family conducted by the Synods of 2014 and 2015, a reflection that engaged the entire world.

Wedding Anniversary Mass

The annual Wedding Anniversary Mass is celebrated in May to pray for and with married couples in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia who are married 1-5 years, and couples who have been married 25 years or more or who have been married 50 years or more.

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.

Amazon Smile

When you shop at AmazonSmile, Amazon will donate to the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.  Support us every time you shop.