Press Releases

Saint Anne’s Senior Community Center To Host Annual Christmas Party

December 13th, 2018

Saint Anne’s Senior Community Center will hold its annual Christmas party for nearly 50 older adults. Saint Anne’s is a ministry of Catholic Housing and Community Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.

Saint Gabriel’s Out-Of-School-Time Program Hosts A Family Potluck Dinner And Paint Night For Young At-Risk Children And Their Families

December 12th, 2018

Saint Gabriel’s Out-of-School-Time Program (OST) will host a potluck dinner and paint night for young students and their families.

Homeless Men And Women Served By Catholic Social Services Share Hope And Fill The Hearts Of At-Risk Children Attending The 63rd Annual Archbishop’s Benefit For Children Christmas Gala

December 11th, 2018

As part of the inaugural “Sharing Hope, Filling Hearts” initiative, homeless men and women served by Catholic Social Services’ housing and lunch programs will prepare 550 stockings for homeless and at-risk youth attending the 63rd Annual Archbishop’s Benefit for Children.

Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary Announces New Chair in Sacred Music

December 10th, 2018

Dr. Nathan Knutson Appointed as the Lucille M. Francesco Chair in Sacred Music Most Reverend Timothy C. Senior, Rector of Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary, today announced the creation of the Lucille M. Francesco Chair in Sacred Music and the appointment of Dr. Nathan Knutson as the first holder of the chair.  The chair was recently […]

Nutritional Development Services Partners With Catholic Housing And Community Services To Provide 100 Local Senior Citizens With Wholesome Holiday Meals

December 10th, 2018

Senior citizens in need of assistance obtaining food this Advent season will get a boost thanks to a partnership between two agencies of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, Nutritional Development Services and Catholic Housing and Community Services.

Archdiocese of Philadelphia to Celebrate Annual Mass Honoring Our Lady of Guadalupe

December 10th, 2018

Our Lady of Guadalupe is patroness of the Americas, unborn children, and the New Evangelization.

Archdiocese of Philadelphia Announces Relegation of Worship Sites in the City of Philadelphia and Chester County

December 2nd, 2018

Our Lady of the Holy Souls Church, Saint Stanislaus Kostka Church, and Saint Leo Church will no longer serve as worship sites of Our Lady of Hope Parish, Saint Joseph Parish, and Our Lady of Consolation Parish, respectively, and will no longer be designated as Roman Catholic churches. Contextual Background Our Lady of the Holy Souls […]

Archbishop Chaput’s Letter to the Jewish Community on the Approach of Hanukkah

November 30th, 2018

“I extend to all of you my prayerful best wishes, as well as the neighborly greetings of your Philadelphia area Catholic sisters and brothers.”