Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary today announced a revitalization of its music program with the appointment of Rudolph A. Lucente as Director of Sacred Music and Michael Stairs to the new position of Artist in Residence. Both men are recognized organists in the Philadelphia region and perform together as part of the Philadelphia Organ Quartet.
World Meeting of Families – Philadelphia 2015 Announces Aramark as Official Food & Beverage ProviderAugust 11th, 2015
The World Meeting of Families – Philadelphia 2015 today announced Aramark (NYSE: ARMK), the global provider of award-winning services in food, facilities management and uniforms, headquartered in Philadelphia, as the official food and beverage provider for the visit of Pope Francis in Philadelphia.
Here’s a simple exercise in basic reasoning. On a spectrum of bad things to do, theft is bad, assault is worse and murder is worst. There’s a similar texture of ill will connecting all three crimes, but only a very confused conscience would equate thieving and homicide. Both are serious matters. But there is no equivalence. The deliberate killing of innocent life is a uniquely wicked act. No amount of contextualizing or deflecting our attention to other issues can obscure that.
World Meeting of Families – Philadelphia 2015 Launches Interactive Volunteer Training Program using Scavify Mobile AppAugust 10th, 2015
The World Meeting of Families – Philadelphia 2015 today announced the launch of a new interactive training experience for its 10,000 volunteers utilizing Scavify, a mobile application. In preparing for the World Meeting of Families Congress (September 22 – 25) and Pope Francis’ visit to Philadelphia (September 26-27), this app will prepare volunteers for myriad roles by allowing them to complete a series of challenges that will test their knowledge of key roles and responsibilities for these special events.
World Meeting of Families – Philadelphia 2015 & Office of Catholic Education Surprises Two Catholic High School Marching Bands With Once in a Lifetime Opportunity to Perform During Papal VisitAugust 10th, 2015
The World Meeting of Families – Philadelphia 2015 and the Archdiocese of Philadelphia – Office of Catholic Education (OCE) today turned a late summer ritual for two Archdiocesan high school marching bands, band camp, into the announcement of a once in a lifetime performance opportunity.
World Meeting of Families – Philadelphia 2015 Announces that Pope Francis Will Use The Gettysburg Lectern for Historic Address at Independence Hall on Saturday, September 26August 7th, 2015
The World Meeting of Families – Philadelphia 2015 today announced that Pope Francis will use the Gettysburg Lectern, which was used by President Abraham Lincoln to deliver the Gettysburg Address on November 19, 1863, for his historic address at Independence Hall on Saturday, September 26.
World Meeting of Families – Philadelphia 2015 Urges That All Buses Coming to Philadelphia for Papal Visit Must “Register Now!”August 5th, 2015
Following today’s announcement about traffic, security, and planning updates from the City of Philadelphia, the World Meeting of Families – Philadelphia 2015 urges all commercial and privately-owned buses and motor coaches to be registered now via GO GROUND, the official transportation management partner of the World Meeting of Families, at wmof.goground.com.
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Archdiocese of Philadelphia & World Meeting of Families Papal Choir Begins Rehearsals for September Mass on the Benjamin Franklin ParkwayAugust 4th, 2015
The Archdiocese of Philadelphia and the World Meeting of Families – Philadelphia 2015 today announced that the Papal Choir, comprised of 500 parishioners from across the five-county Philadelphia region, has begun rehearsals for the Papal Mass that will be celebrated Sunday, September 27, 2015 on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway to close the World Meeting of Families-Philadelphia 2015 and Pope Francis’ Apostolic Journey to the United States.
World Meeting of Families – Philadelphia 2015 and Archdiocese of Philadelphia Announce University of Notre Dame Student as Winner of Papal Sanctuary Design ContestAugust 3rd, 2015
The World Meeting of Families – Philadelphia 2015 and the Archdiocese of Philadelphia today announced James Lenahan, a recent graduate from the University of Notre Dame School of Architecture, as the winner of a Papal Sanctuary Design Contest.