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May 28, 2020

Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez Issues Pastoral Letter On The Occasion Of The Solemnity Of Pentecost And Calls Catholics To Come Home To Church

In just a few days, we will celebrate the great Solemnity of Pentecost, the close of Easter Time. 

May 27, 2020

Archdiocese of Philadelphia to Live Stream Mass for the Extended Pentecost Vigil with the Special Intention of Imploring an End to The COVID-19 Pandemic

Faithful throughout the five-county Archdiocese of Philadelphia are encouraged to virtually participate in the Extended Form of the Vigil Mass for the Solemnity of Pentecost to implore an end to the COVID-19 pandemic on Saturday, May 30, 2020.

May 23, 2020

Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez Sends Letter to the Muslim Community on the Occasion of Eid Al-Fitr

Greetings to all of my sisters and brothers of the Muslim faith tradition as you begin the celebration of Eid al-Fitr! I wish to offer a greeting of peace and my congratulations on the conclusion of your month long vigil of fasting, prayer, and works of mercy.

May 22, 2020

Statement from the Archdiocese of Philadelphia Regarding the Projected Resumption of the Public Celebration of Mass in the Five-County Region

In mid-March, the celebration of public Mass was suspended in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and the obligation for the faithful to attend Mass was dispensed.

May 22, 2020

U.S. Bishops’ Chairman for Domestic Justice and Human Development Urges Care for the Poor and Vulnerable in Further Consideration of COVID-19 Relief Legislation

WASHINGTON – Archbishop Paul S. Coakley of Oklahoma City, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development, released a statement urging lawmakers to remember the needs of the poor and vulnerable as they consider additional relief packages related to the COVID-19 crisis.

May 20, 2020

Archdiocese of Philadelphia to Live Stream Mass for the Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord Live From the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul

Faithful throughout the five-county Archdiocese of Philadelphia are encouraged to virtually participate in the Mass for the Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord on Thursday, May 21, 2020.

May 19, 2020

Nutritional Development Services Partners With Project Isaiah to Facilitate Delivery of 8,000 Boxed Meals to Those Impacted By the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

Project Isaiah, which partners with airline catering company Gate Gourmet, will deliver approximately 8,000 boxed meals per week to be distributed at NDS sponsored sites across the Philadelphia region to those facing a food emergency brought on by COVID-19.

May 14, 2020

Casa del Carmen Family Service Center Receives Donation of 3,500 Diapers and Other Infant Essentials from Lighthouse Family Center for Those Impacted By the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

Families with infants and young children in North Philadelphia who benefit from Casa Del Carmen Family Service Center, a ministry of Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (CSS), are receiving ongoing assistance in the face of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic thanks to a recent donation of approximately 3,500 diapers and other infant essentials […]

May 14, 2020

Nutritional Development Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia Facilitates $50,000 Donation From The Knights of Columbus to Help Feed Those Impacted By The Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

This donation, one part of The Knights of Columbus’ “Leave No Neighbor Behind” initiative, aims to assist food pantries throughout the United States to aid in COVID-19 relief efforts.