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A new piece of legislation endorsed by Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos could put Catholic or other religious schools within reach of many families who would otherwise not be able to afford them.
The plans would allow for more time involved in active pastoral work alongside priests and lay pastoral workers and would, according to one bishop, give them a more realistic insight into priesthood in contemporary Ireland.
Independent Reconciliation and Reparations Program to Support Survivors of Clergy Sexual Abuse (IRRP)
The IRRP will be administered independently of Church leadership or influence and provide financial compensation to those sexually abused as minors by clergy of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. To learn more about this program or to submit a claim, please visit www.PhiladelphiaArchdioceseIRRP.com
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 archphila.org/remain.
Gifts made to the Catholic Charities Appeal support close to 180 ministries and programs.
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 30, 2019 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.
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.
Archdiocese of Philadelphia Announces Transition in Office of the Chief Financial Officer/CFO Position Specification
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.
Mothers of Children with Disabilities Retreat
This retreat is Wed., May 1, 2019 at Malvern Retreat House. Fr. Willum Gillum, O.F.M.Cap. will direct a retreat for mothers and grandmothers who are raising children with disabilities and those who have adult children with disabilities. Click here for more information.
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.
The Keys and Sword Event 2019
The Keys and Sword Event is the annual fundraising effort of the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul. This year’s event will take place on Friday, June 28th, 6:30 p.m. at The Logan Philadelphia Hotel. To learn more please visit http://cathedralphila.org/keys/.
Wedding Anniversary Mass
Saturday May 4 2019, 5:15 PM Anticipated Mass • The annual Wedding Anniversary Mass is celebrated for couples in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia who have been married 1-5 years, married 25 years or more, and married 50 years or more. Click here to attend.
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.
For stressed or troubled marriages
The Retrouvaille Program consists of a weekend experience with 6-12 post-weekend sessions over 3 months. It provides the tools to help put your marriage in order again. The main emphasis of the program is on communication in marriage between husband and wife.
The Office of Youth and Young Adults for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia exists to reveal the real person of Jesus, to help people discover their identity in Him, and to assure everyone that they belong in His Church.
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.
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