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Nutritional Development Services Of The Archdiocese Of Philadelphia And Catholic Charities Appeal Kick Off Summer Fresh Produce Initiative

Publish date: July 16, 2019

In the spring of 2019 this initiative raised $11,175 to provide children and their families’ access to fresh produce during the summer months.

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Independent Reconciliation and Reparations Program to Support Survivors of Clergy Sexual Abuse (IRRP)

The IRRP will be administered independently of Church leadership or influence and provide financial compensation to those sexually abused as minors by clergy of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. To learn more about this program or to submit a claim, please visit www.PhiladelphiaArchdioceseIRRP.com

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.

CCA 2019

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

Cathedral Basilica Cantate Domino Children’s Choir Camp

The Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul will host the Cantate Domino choir camp for children of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia this summer July 8th -10th. The three-day camp is open to all children ages 7-15 and will conclude with a concert at the Cathedral Basilica. For more information please visit: cathedralphila.org/music/choirs-at-the-cathedral-basilica/

Saint Katharine Drexel Shrine

The newly constructed Saint Katharine Drexel Shrine at the Cathedral Basilica in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is open for visitation and prayer. Click here to learn more.

Catholic Schools

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.   

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 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 Keys and Sword Event 2019

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 28th, 6:30 p.m. at The Logan Philadelphia Hotel. To learn more please visit http://cathedralphila.org/keys/.

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.

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.

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.

ANTHEM

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.

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.