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Archbishop Charles Chaput to Lead a Delegation of Over 3,000 from the Archdiocese of Philadelphia to the 2017 March for Life in Washington D.C.

Publish date: January 23, 2017

The Annual March for Life is a national event promoting the respect and protection of all human life from conception to natural death.

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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 pre-order your copy. The release date is February 21, 2017.


Archdiocesan Missionary of Mercy

Pope Francis has extended the special ministry of the priests he has designated as “missionaries of mercy” beyond the Jubilee of Mercy. We rejoice to have one of our own priests, Msgr. George Majoros, serving in this ministry. Learn more


Office for Catechetical Formation

Celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Catechism of the Catholic Church by attending an exciting and inspirational day Mon, June 19, 2017, 8:00am – 5:30pm, Sheraton Philadelphia.


CCA 2017

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



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.


Normas pastorales para la implementación de Amoris Laetitia Arquidiócesis de Filadelfia

La exhortación apostólica Amoris Laetitia completa la reflexión sobre la familia llevada a cabo por los Sínodos sobre la Familia del 2014 y 2015, una reflexión que ha envuelto al mundo entero.


Concerts at the Cathedral Basilica

Experience World Renowned Artists in Pennsylvania’s Largest Cathedral


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.


Parish Communications Workshop

Learn simple ways to upgrade your parish communication without breaking the budget! Fri, Feb 10, 2017, 9am-12:30pm, Wynnewood


The Bible and the Virgin Mary

Journey closer to Mary, the Mother of Jesus, this Winter through a free faith formation study! Begins January 18, 2017


100th Anniversary of Our Lady of Fatima

The year 2017 marks 100 years since Our Lady appeared in Fatima, Portugal. Learn how the Archdiocese is celebrating!


Apostleship of Prayer

The Holy Father’s monthly prayer intentions.


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.


Intellectual Disabilities & Autism Workshop

Parish Contacts for the Office for Persons with Disabilities, clergy and other parish leaders are encouraged to attend this morning workshop at the Archdiocesan Pastoral Center. Click here for more information.


Annual Archdiocesan Mass & Reception

All are welcome to attend this 10:30 AM Mass and reception honoring the gifts of persons with disabilities, the Deaf community, family, friends and caregivers at the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul. Click here to RSVP.


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