January 15, 2017

Archdiocese of Philadelphia Announces Continuation of Parish Area Pastoral Planning Initiative

Two parishes in the City of Philadelphia will enter the Parish Area Pastoral Planning Initiative this year.

December 11, 2016

Archdiocese of Philadelphia Announces Closure of Worship Sites in the City of Philadelphia as well as Chester and Montgomery Counties

Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. has approved the relegation of the Saint Augustine Church building, the Saint Therese of the Child Jesus Church building, the Saint Madeleine Sophie Church building and the original Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church building to profane but not sordid use.

April 10, 2016

Archdiocese Announces Decisions In Pastoral Planning Initiative For Parishes In South Philadelphia And Delaware County

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia announced today that Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. has reviewed recommendations of the Archdiocesan Strategic Planning Committee and made decisions regarding three parishes from South Philadelphia and two parishes from Delaware County taking part in the ongoing Parish Area Pastoral Planning Initiative.

February 22, 2016

Archdiocese of Philadelphia Announces Closure of Worship Site in Montgomery County

In July 2014, Saint Gertrude Parish (West Conshohocken), Saint Mary Parish (Conshohocken), and Saints Cosmas and Damian Parish (Conshohocken) merged with Saint Matthew Parish (Conshohocken) as part of the Parish Area Pastoral Planning Initiative that has been ongoing in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. At that time, each parish merged at the location and retained the name of Saint Matthew Parish.

February 8, 2016

Archdiocese of Philadelphia Announces Continuation of Parish Area Pastoral Planning Initiative

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia announced today the continuation of the Parish Area Pastoral Planning Initiative with three parishes from the City of Philadelphia and two parishes from Delaware County entering the process.

January 24, 2016

Archdiocese Announces Decisions in Pastoral Planning Initiative for Five Parishes in the City of Philadelphia

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia announced today that Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. has reviewed recommendations of the Archdiocesan Strategic Planning Committee and made decisions regarding five parishes taking part in the ongoing Parish Area Pastoral Planning Initiative.

December 6, 2015

Archdiocese of Philadelphia Announces Closure of Worship Sites in Bucks and Montgomery Counties

In Bucks County, Immaculate Conception B.V.M. Church (Levittown) will no longer serve as a worship site of Queen of the Universe Parish (Levittown) and will close as a Roman Catholic Church. In Montgomery County, Saint Gertrude Church (West Conshohocken) will no longer serve as a worship site of Saint Matthew Parish (Conshohocken) and will close as a Roman Catholic Church.

October 11, 2015

Archdiocese of Philadelphia Announces Closure of Worship Site in Bucks County

Saint Joseph the Worker Church (Fallsington) will no longer serve as a worship site of Saint Frances Cabrini Parish (Fairless Hills) and will close as a Roman Catholic Church.

June 14, 2015

Archdiocese of Philadelphia Announces Closure of Three Worship Sites

Incarnation of Our Lord Church, Our Mother of Sorrows, and Holy Saviour Church will no longer serve as worship sites of Saint Helena Parish, Sacred Heart Parish and Saint John Fisher Parish, respectively, and will close as Roman Catholic Churches

May 3, 2015

Archdiocese Announces Results of Recent Parish Pastoral Planning in City of Philadelphia as well as Delaware and Montgomery Counties

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia announced today that Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. has reviewed recommendations of the Archdiocesan Strategic Planning Committee and made decisions regarding possible parish mergers in the City of Philadelphia as well as Delaware and Montgomery Counties.