Press Releases

Norris Square Senior Community Center To Host Thanksgiving Celebration For Senior Adults

November 21st, 2017

Norris Square Senior Community Center, a ministry of Catholic Health Care Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia will host a special Thanksgiving celebration for approximately 135 senior adults.

Five Graduates of Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary Elected to Chair United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committees

November 21st, 2017

The five committee chairmen-elect will serve one year before beginning three-year terms at the conclusion of the USCCB’s 2018 Fall General Assembly.  

Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary to Host 30th Annual Christmas Concert and Open House

November 20th, 2017

Future priests will guide tours through this historic Catholic landmark where visitors can view artwork treasures from the Seminary’s collection, Papal artifacts from Pope Francis’ visit in 2015, explore the daily life of seminarians and learn about educational programs open to the general public.

Members Of The Philadelphia Knights Of Columbus Chapter To Serve Thanksgiving Dinner At Saint John’s Hospice

November 17th, 2017

For the 54th consecutive year, 25 members of the Philadelphia Knights of Columbus Chapter will serve a traditional Thanksgiving meal to approximately 300 impoverished and homeless men at Saint John’s Hospice.

Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul Continues 2017-2018 Concert Series with Westminster Williamson Voices

November 16th, 2017

Led by James Jordan, the Grammy-nominated ensemble returns to the Cathedral Basilica with a diverse and inspiring program showcasing the choir’s distinctive artistry and rich palette of choral colors in music by a wide range of composers exploring spirituality.


November 16th, 2017

Alumni Give $5 million to School Equaling the Largest Philanthropic Gift Ever Received by an Archdiocesan High School

Archbishop Chaput Calls for Archdiocesan-Wide Day of Prayer for Persecuted Christians on the Feast of Christ the King

November 16th, 2017

All clergy and faithful are encouraged to express solidarity in suffering through prayer, sacrifices and financial support for Christians who suffer due to conflict and persecution in the Middle East.

Archdiocese of Philadelphia Publishes Audited Financial Statements for Fiscal Years Ended June 30, 2017 and June 30, 2016

November 13th, 2017

Reports illustrate improvement of over $200 million against underfunded balance sheet obligations; projections include the expectation of a break-even result for the operating budget in the fiscal year ending June 30, 2018

Joan and Dan Hilferty to Receive Inaugural Saint Charles Borromeo Award

November 9th, 2017

The award will be presented on April 26, 2018 at the Union League of Philadelphia. 

Archdiocese of Philadelphia Holds 30th Annual Retirement Fund for Religious Collection

November 7th, 2017

This effort offers financial support for the day to day care of over 32,000 senior Catholic sisters, brothers, and religious order priests throughout the country.