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Ash Wednesday in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia

Publish date: February 8, 2016

Catholics throughout the Philadelphia region mark the beginning of Lent

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Featured Events


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.


World Meeting of Families 2015

Held every three years and sponsored by the Holy See’s Pontifical Council for the Family, the World Meeting of Families is the world’s largest Catholic gathering of families.


Concerts at the Cathedral Basilica

Experience World Renowned Artists in Pennsylvania’s Largest Cathedral


Archbishop’s Lecture Series

This season’s theme “Living as a Christian in a Culture of Unbelief.” Next lecture: 02/11/16 at 7pm at St. Charles Seminary. No cost. Please RSVP here


Catholic Charities Night with the Philadelphia 76ers

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia Catholic Charities Appeal will once again partner with the Philadelphia 76ers for “Catholic Charities Night” at the Wells Fargo Center.


Generation Phaith

Teens in grades 8-12 are invited to the annual archdiocesan Generation Phaith Rally on Saturday, February 27 at Cardinal O’Hara High School from 10 AM to 5:30 PM.  Learn more and find registration materials or call 215-587-3760.  Don’t miss it!!