Saint John Paul II and Saint Gianna Announced as Patron Saints for World Meeting of Families – Philadelphia 2015
Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. officially announced Saint John Paul II and Saint Gianna as the Patron Saints for the World Meeting of Families – Philadelphia 2015. First made public during the July 20th Sunday Mass at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, Archbishop Chaput’s announcement was made in conjunction with the unveiling of the first-class relic of Saint John Paul II for public veneration.
The Archdiocese of Philadelphia is hosting an informational gathering with the United States Association of Consecrated Virgins before their 2014 convocation, which is being held in Philadelphia.
First Class Relic of Pope Saint John Paul II To Be Venerated At Cathedral Basilica Of Saints Peter And Paul
A precious Relic of the recently canonized Pope Saint John Paul II will be exposed for public veneration between all of the Masses at the Cathedral Basilica.
The Office of Catholic Education (OCE) and Faith in the Future are pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Denise LePera as President of Archbishop Ryan High School, effective July 28th.
The Office of Catholic Education (OCE) and Faith in the Future are proud to announce the launch of a new transfer grant campaign, taking place in all 17 Archdiocesan high schools. The “Transfer Advantage” campaign is an outreach to parents of any students entering 10th, 11th or 12th grades who are not currently enrolled at an Archdiocesan high school.
Archdiocese of Philadelphia Announces Agreement of Sale with Center Management Group Regarding Nursing Homes Operated by Catholic Health Care Services
Last July, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia published audited financial statements for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2012. The financial statements disclosed a $39.2 million operating deficit for that period as well as very significant underfunded balance sheet liabilities that measured in the hundreds of millions of dollars.
Archdiocese Announces Parish Mergers in Philadelphia as well as Delaware, Montgomery and Bucks Counties Resulting from Pastoral Planning Initiative
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 to merge parishes in the City of Philadelphia as well as Delaware, Montgomery and Bucks Counties.
Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia Out of School Time (OST) Programs will host a championship fantasy baseball tournament featuring over 50 students from six sites. The students at the fantasy baseball tournament will apply statistical analyses to the sport of baseball. Saturday, May 31, 2014 11:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Cardinal Bevilacqua […]
A week after arriving in Philadelphia in 2011, I got an email from a very persuasive student inviting me to speak at his school – the University of Pennsylvania. I said yes, and I’m glad I did. It was my first taste of our city’s many excellent universities and colleges, from Villanova and St. Joe’s, […]
Today’s federal district court decision striking down Pennsylvania’s Defense of Marriage Act is a mistake with long-term, negative consequences. Like many other Pennsylvanians, I hope that an appeal will be made promptly. Laws that defend the traditional definition of marriage were enacted for sound reasons-namely to defend the rights of children and contribute to the […]