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Archbishop Chaput Calls For Parishes To Support Relief Efforts For Puerto Rico Earthquake Victims

Publish date: January 24, 2020

Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. has asked that all parishes in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia consider taking up a voluntary collection to help the people of Puerto Rico as they recover in the wake of recent natural disaster.

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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

CCA 2020

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

STRIVE 21-Day Challenge Pornography Detox

STRIVE is a 21-day detox from pornography developed by Matt Fradd and published by Philadelphia-based Cardinal Studios. Thousands of men from around the world have seen a powerful transformation in their lives with this online series. STRIVE is available in both English and Spanish, and is offered at no cost. To learn more about STRIVE, or to register for the 21-day challenge, please click here.

9 Days for Life

Archbishop Chaput encourages the clergy and faithful of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia to pray with the Bishops of the United States to end abortion January 21–29, 2020. The “9 Days for Life” novena spans the March for Life and can be a way to participate spiritually with thousands of pilgrims from the Archdiocese who will travel to Washington, DC on Friday, January 24. For more information, please click here.

Catholic Charities Night with the 76ers

The Catholic Charities Appeal (CCA) is once again partnering with the Philadelphia 76ers to host a night of family fun at the Wells Fargo Center. Enjoy a great night out while benefiting the CCA, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s single most important fundraiser.To purchase tickets and for more information, please click here.

Annual Mass and Reception

The Annual Archdiocesan Mass Honoring the Gifts of Persons with Disabilities, The Deaf Community, Family, Friends and Caregivers is Sat., March 21, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. at the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul at 18th and Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Phila.  Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap., will be the principal celebrant and homilist. A reception follows the Mass.  All are welcome. For more information click here.

Mothers of Children with Disabilities Retreat

Tuesday, May 5, 2020 at Malvern Retreat House, David and Mercedes Rizzo, will lead a retreat for mothers and grandmothers who are raising children with disabilities and also those who have adult children with disabilities. There will be time to pray, reflect, and chat with other mothers. Click here for flyer.

Pilgrimage to the Eucharistic Congress

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia and His Eminence Cardinal Justin Rigali invites you on a pilgrimage to the 52nd International Eucharistic Congress in Central Europe. Explore Budapest, Vienna, Salzburg, Altötting, and Munich September 17-27, 2020. For more information, please click here.

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. 

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.   

“Sharing Hope, Filling Hearts” Initiative

Catholic Social Services is hosting its 2nd annual “Sharing Hope, Filling Hearts” Initiative. Well-equipped Out of School Time (OST) programs offer positive opportunities for at-risk children to achieve their full potential. You can help area children and youth this holiday season by donating needed items online through AmazonSmile Charity Wish List.

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.

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.

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.

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.