News Releases from the Archdiocese
Advent is a season of preparation for the birth of Jesus Christ. Every Christmas reminds us that God so loved the world that he sent his only son to be born as one of us, in order to redeem and renew creation.
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The extensive vetting process that all refugees undergo before arriving in the United States "screens out any possible threat of terrorism," said the executive director of the U.S. bishops' Migration and Refugee Services.
"One step, one punch, one round at a time" is the mantra of Rocky Balboa in the seventh film of the "Rocky" franchise. Multiple smart plot lines laden with emotion make the drama one of the series' best.
Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy
The Archdiocese of Philadelphia invites everyone to celebrate the Jubilee Year of Mercy, a time to meditate upon and more actively respond to the infinite mercy of God.
World Meeting of Families 2015
Held every three years and sponsored by the Holy See’s Pontifical Council for the Family, the World Meeting of Families is the world’s largest Catholic gathering of families.
Concerts at the Cathedral Basilica
Experience World Renowned Artists in Pennsylvania’s Largest Cathedral
Archbishop’s Lecture Series
This season’s theme “Living as a Christian in a Culture of Unbelief.” First lecture: 11/12/15 at 7pm at St. Charles Seminary. No cost. Please RSVP here
2015 Race for Seminarians
The seminarians of Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary invite the faithful of the Archdiocese to join their team as they run for vocation awareness on Sunday, November 22.
Archbishop’s Christmas Benefit for Children
The Archbishop’s Christmas Benefit for Children is an annual fundraising initiative that raises critically needed funds for the continuing support of programs that benefit children suffering from neglect, poverty, and continued abuse.
Catholic Charities Night with the Philadelphia 76ers
The Archdiocese of Philadelphia Catholic Charities Appeal will once again partner with the Philadelphia 76ers for “Catholic Charities Night” at the Wells Fargo Center.
7th Annual Feast of the Seven Fishes
The Feast of the Seven Fishes event benefits the Catholic Charities and the Archbishop’s Christmas Benefit for Children and is a festive night that celebrates a wonderful Christmas tradition.