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Kevin MacLennan of SS. Peter and Paul School in West Chester is one of only 114 educators selected for a National History Day effort that promotes a deeper understanding of a conflict that redefined modern warfare.
Vatican officials needed "a safeguarding policy" in place ages ago to prevent abuse and address it when it occurred, said Marie Collins, a clergy sexual abuse survivor from Ireland.
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 archphila.org/remain.
Gifts made to the Catholic Charities Appeal support close to 180 ministries and programs.
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.
2019 Annual Charismatic Renewal Conference
The one-day conference will take place on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at Clarion Hotel and Conference Center in Delaware County. It will include dynamic speaker presentations, prayer, a healing service, and more. Most Reverend Sam G. Jacobs, Bishop Emeritus of the Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux, will celebrate the Vigil Mass for attendees.
Our Lady of Confidence Retreat
A three day retreat at Malvern Retreat House this October 8, 9 & 10, 2019 is geared for adults with intellectual, physical or emotional disabilities. The retreat directors are Fr. Jim McGuinn and Fr. Mike Speziale and the theme is: We All Belong. For more information click here.
Liturgical Ministers Workshop
Presented by Rev. Gerald Dennis Gill, this workshop trains Liturgical Ministers as Lectors and Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion. This workshop takes place on Saturday, October 12, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Click here for more information.
Archdiocesan Pilgrimage in Honor of Our Blessed Mother
This pilgrimage will take place on Saturday, October 19, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, DC. and includes Confessions, Procession and Crowning of the Blessed Virgin Mary, and the Holy Rosary. The pilgrimage concludes with a Solemn Mass at 3:00 p.m.
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Explore the Archdiocese’s Elementary, Secondary, Special Education and Early Childhood Programs.
Duruflé Requiem Mass
Come gather in communal remembrance of our deceased loved ones who have gone before us. The Cathedral Parish will present Maurice Duruflé’s Requiem, to be sung as part of the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass on Saturday, November 2nd at 2:30 p.m. Click here for more information.
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.
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.
Hope in Christ: Spiritual Support for Addiction
The Church desires to be close to her children who are struggling with addiction and to bring them the healing power of Jesus Christ’s love. Visit the Hope in Christ website to find local Catholic events and resources to support you.
The Office of Youth and Young Adults for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia exists to reveal the real person of Jesus, to help people discover their identity in Him, and to assure everyone that they belong in His Church.