News Releases from the Archdiocese
Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez Sends Greetings to the Jewish Community in the Philadelphia Region on the Occasion of Rosh HashanahPublish date: September 18, 2020
Greetings my sisters and brothers of the Jewish faith tradition as you celebrate the solemn observance of Rosh Hashanah!
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The Pennsylvania Catholic Conference presents information intended to inform and educate Catholic voters before the 2020 general election.
The second woman named to the U.S. Supreme Court, who died Sept. 18 at 87, was "a tireless and resolute champion of justice," said Chief Justice John Roberts.
Archbishop Emeritus Most Reverend Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap.
The Pastoral and Temporal Response of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic
Resources from the Office for Catholic Education Regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19)
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.
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.
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.
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.
Nutritional Development Services (NDS) Sponsored Emergency Feeding Sites for Children
Throughout the region, NDS has partnered with more than 45 sites to ensure children and youth have access to nutritious meals at no cost in the face of COVID-19 pandemic. Families can receive up to three meals per child (3 breakfasts and 3 lunches) and children do not need to be present to receive the meals. All sites feature a “grab and go” delivery system. For more information and to find a site, please visit here.
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.
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.
Voting Resources for the Catholic Faithful from the Pennsylvania Catholic Conference
On November 3, 2020 general elections will take place with local, state, and federal offices on the ballot. To assist the faithful as they prepare to vote with formed consciences, the Pennsylvania Catholic Conference (PCC) has produced a Presidential Candidate Comparison (en español) document and a State Legislative Voters Guide. The Archdiocese of Philadelphia and the PCC do not endorse or oppose any candidate for political office, nor does it intervene in political campaigns in any way.
Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship
The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) is once again offering to the Catholic faithful Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship. This teaching document on the political responsibility of Catholics is available in English and Spanish. Please click here for additional Catholic voting resources from the USCCB.
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.