News Releases from the Archdiocese
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As civil and religious leaders congratulated President Trump, advocates urged immigration reform, care for the poor and support of Middle East Christians. Women and men religious called for healing of the country's political divisions.
Reaching young people, especially, and drawing them to Mass is harder than ever if a parish only uses the venerable bulletin. Next month parish leaders can learn about digital tools to communicate easily with parishioners.
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.
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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