News Releases from the Archdiocese
Pope Francis Bestows Honors Upon 45 Individuals for Exceptional Service to the World Meeting of Families—Philadelphia 2015Publish date: October 20, 2016
Two have been named Dame/Knight Grand Cross in the Order of Saint Gregory the Great; nineteen have been named Dame/Knight in the Order of Saint Gregory the Great; eight will receive the Cross Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice (Cross for the Church and Pontiff) and sixteen will receive the Benemerenti Medal.
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"Pope Francis has said in reference to the U.S. election that we should 'study the proposals well, pray and choose with your conscience,' and this novena is designed to help Catholic Americans do that," Anderson said in a statement.
We can and we will have better election campaigns because our future depends on it, writes Jesuit Father William Byron. He suggests shortening the process to six weeks and to getting money out of politics.
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.
Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy
The Archdiocese of Philadelphia invites everyone to celebrate the Jubilee Year of Mercy, a time to meditate upon and more actively respond to the infinite mercy of God.
Concerts at the Cathedral Basilica
Experience World Renowned Artists in Pennsylvania’s Largest Cathedral
Catholic Charities Appeal 2016
Gifts made to the Catholic Charities Appeal support close to 180 ministries and programs.
Apostleship of Prayer
The Holy Father’s monthly prayer intentions.
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.
The AbbeyFest Faith and Music Festival
A full day outdoor Catholic faith, music and family festival with close to 3,000 people in Paoli, PA.
Saturday, Sept 24, 11am-9pm
Walk for Life
“Open Wide the Door of Mercy”
Rally with speakers, music and prayer followed by a Walk for Life to the Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul and Mass with Archbishop Charles Chaput.
Triduum in honor of Saint Therese
The annual Triduum will be held at the Carmelite Monastery.
September 29 – October 1.
Catholic Women’s Conference
Speakers will address all facets of the feminine genius and a woman’s mission of mercy in the family, the Church, and the world. This special day includes something for every woman, married, single and consecrated. October 29, 2016
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