Press Releases

Catholic Social Services’ Northeast Family Service Center to Host Annual Lunch With Santa

December 4th, 2019

Parents and children who benefit from the Northeast Family Service Center’s parenting and pregnancy programs will be in attendance for the festivities.

Saint Augustine Catholic Church Presents “Something Wonderful,” a Christmas Concert

December 3rd, 2019

Saint Augustine Roman Catholic Church is proud to present “Something Wonderful,” a Christmas Concert.

Catholic Housing and Community Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia to Bless and Dedicate Saint Edmond Senior Community Center

December 2nd, 2019

The Senior Community Center, one of four operated by Catholic Housing and Community Services, is located on the lower level of Saint Edmond Church in South Philadelphia.

Pope Francis Bestows Honors Upon 10 Individuals For Exceptional Service To The Church In Philadelphia

November 25th, 2019

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia is proud to announce that Pope Francis has bestowed Papal Honors upon 10 individuals for their exceptional service to the Catholic Church.

Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia Receives Nearly 13,000 Diapers and Other Infant Care Essentials Thanks to Online Diaper Drive

November 25th, 2019

Throughout October, Catholic Social Services hosted an online diaper drive to encourage broad and meaningful participation in Respect Life Month.

U.S. Bishops’ Pro-Life Chairman Joins Pro-Life Coalition in Asking President to Oppose Amendment Enriching Global Abortion Providers

November 22nd, 2019

On November 21, Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann of Kansas City and Chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee for Pro-Life Activities joined 17 other pro-life groups in urging President Trump to ensure that an amendment led by Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), which would enrich global abortion providers, is not part of any final appropriations package.

Volunteers with Mary’s Cupboard in Bucks County to Package and Distribute Thanksgiving Meals for Local Families In Need

November 21st, 2019

Mary’s Cupboard, a ministry of Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (CSS), will package and distribute Thanksgiving meals for nearly 50 families in need.

Catholic Housing and Community Services’ of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia to Host Thanksgiving Luncheon Celebrations for Senior Residents

November 20th, 2019

Catholic Housing and Community Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (CHCS) will once again host Thanksgiving luncheon celebrations for residents of its affordable senior housing communities.

Mercy Hospice Selected By Catholic Charities Appeal And The Catholic Foundation Of Greater Philadelphia As Official #GivingTuesday Beneficiary

November 19th, 2019

Celebrated annually on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, #GivingTuesday encourages broad participation to give back to communities and causes that matter in impactful ways.

Saint John’s Hospice To Mark 3rd Annual World Day Of The Poor With Prayer Service And Service Of An Evening Meal For Men Experiencing Homelessness

November 15th, 2019

The prayer service will take place in front of the Homeless Jesus statue, which represents the presence of Christ among the most marginalized and vulnerable members of society.