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Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez Approves the Establishment of a Young Catholic Professionals Chapter in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia

Publish date: July 29, 2021

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia is pleased to announce that Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez has approved the establishment of a Young Catholic Professionals (YCP) chapter in the five-county metropolitan area.

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CCA 2021

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

Watch Mass at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul

You can watch the live streamed 11:00 a.m. Sunday Mass at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul here: https://vimeo.com/event/17522.

Parish Support Initiative

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The Voices of Faith Radio Program

Tune into the Voices of Faith radio program monthly for a powerful message of TRUST and HOPE from Archbishop Pérez. The program airs the first Saturday of every month on WPHT/1210am at 5:00 p.m. You can listen to the live broadcast on your Smartphone via the Radio.com app by searching for WPHT. If you miss a show, you can watch it at your convenience on the Voices of Faith YouTube channel.

Bioethics of COVID-19 Vaccines

The development of vaccines to combat the COVID-19 pandemic has received much public attention and raised several ethical questions related to their development and use. The Office for Life and Family has gathered resources to provide information about the COVID-19 vaccines in relation to the pro-life movement here.

CCA Night with the Phillies

Plan a night out with family and friends and head down to Citizens Bank Park for Catholic Charities Night with the Phillies on September 10, 2021 at 7:05 p.m.! Enjoy a great night out while benefiting the Catholic Charities Appeal (CCA), the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s largest annual fundraising initiative. To purchase tickets and for more information, please click here.

Things Worth Dying For: Thoughts on a Life Worth Living

Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap, Archbishop Emeritus of Philadelphia and bestselling author of Strangers in a Strange Land, has authored a book that examines life’s central questions: why are we here, and how can we live and die meaningfully? With compelling grace, he shows us that the things worth dying for reveal most powerfully the things worth living for. Click here to learn more and order your copy

Arise: Restoring Catholic Life after the Pandemic

The period immediately following the lifting of the COVID19 restrictions requires us to be ready to assist people to reintegrate into an active, in person engagement with parish life. To find resources, guidelines, recommendations, and directives for parishes and Archdiocesan institutions for the period following the lifting of the COVID19 restrictions, please click here.

COVID-19

The Pastoral and Temporal Response of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

AOPS COVID-19

Resources from the Office for Catholic Education Regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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.

Mark Stice Agency: Knight of Columbus

For over 130 years, the primary mission of Knights of Columbus Insurance has been to provide financial security to members and their families. With over 1.9 million members in 15,000 councils, Knights of Columbus is the world’s largest Catholic family service organization, donating $1.55 billion and 691 million volunteer hours to charitable projects over the past decade. Offering top-quality life insurance, long term care insurance, disability income insurance, and annuity products, we are your shield for life.

The Institute for Christian Formation

Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary recently launched the Institute for Christian Formation. The Institute offers a dynamic, new program of spiritual formation and development for men and women in a non-degree/non-credit format. Through small, interactive sessions led by acclaimed SCB faculty members and other vibrant speakers, participants will gain a deeper understanding of their faith. 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 Bishop Abuse Reporting System

CBAR is a service operated by Convercent, Inc. an independent, third-party entity that provides intake services to private institutions for reports of sensitive topics such as sexual harassment through a secure, confidential, and professional platform. Individuals may go to ReportBishopAbuse.org to file a report or call (800) 276-1562.

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.

Pope Francis’ Encyclical “Fratelli Tutti”

Pope Francis recently released his latest encyclical “Fratelli Tutti” on fraternity and social friendship. The encyclical is available in English and Spanish.