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November 28, 2018

Archbishop Chaput’s Weekly Column: Cleansed and Conformed to God’s Will: Advent 2018

Dear friends,  This weekend we observe the First Sunday of Advent, which marks the start of a new Church year.  I’ve written and spoken about the significance of Advent many times.  But this year an articulate lay voice seems most appropriate to fill my column space.  George Weigel is the biographer of St. John Paul […]

November 21, 2018

Young, At-Risk Children Who Attend The Saint Gabriel’s Out-Of-School Time Program Prepare Thanksgiving Feast For Their Families

Young students from the Saint Gabriel’s Out-of-School-Time Program will prepare a traditional Thanksgiving Feast for their families.

November 21, 2018

Archbishop Chaput’s Column: The Solemnity of Christ the King

This week we rightly focus on the joy of another Thanksgiving Day with well-deserved time for family and friends.  But we also celebrate the Solemnity of Christ the King this weekend, marking the close of another Church year.  It’s a good time to ask two simple questions: What sort of king is Jesus Christ, and what does his kingship mean for us?

November 20, 2018

Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary to Host 31st Annual Christmas Concert and Open House

Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary welcomes all to attend an Open House followed by an evening of religious music and prayer during this year’s Advent season at the 31st annual Christmas Concert.  Sunday, December 9, 2018 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. (Open House) 4:00 p.m. (Concert) Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary 100 East Wynnewood Road Wynnewood, PA […]

November 20, 2018

Archdiocese of Philadelphia Publishes Audited Financial Statements For Fiscal Years Ended June 30, 2018 And June 30, 2017

Reports illustrate a surplus in the core operating result and an improvement of over $270 million against underfunded balance sheet obligations; projections include the expectation of a break-even or better result for the operating budget in the fiscal year ending June 30, 2019.

November 20, 2018

Saint Mary Interparochial School to Celebrate Golden Jubilee With Gala at Ballroom at the Ben

Saint Mary Interparochial School, a 2016 National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence, in Old City Philadelphia will celebrate the culmination of its year-long Golden Jubilee celebration with a “Golden Jubilee Gala,” generously presented by The Daly Group at KW Philly. The theme of the gala is “A Celebration of Excellence in Catholic Education from Colonial to Contemporary.” It will be held at the Ballroom at the Ben.  Proceeds from the gala will support enhancements to the school’s physical space and facilities.    

November 16, 2018

Catholic Housing And Community Services Of The Archdiocese Of Philadelphia Celebrates The 10 Year Anniversary Of Saint John Neumann Place

Catholic Housing and Community Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia will host a luncheon to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Saint John Neumann Place.

November 14, 2018

Archdiocese of Philadelphia to Hold Celebration of the Installation of the Tomb with the Sacred Remains of Saint Katharine Drexel

Mass will be broadcast via Facebook Live at  All people of good will are invited to join the priests, deacons, religious, and lay faithful of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia to celebrate in the installation of the tomb with the sacred remains of Saint Katharine Drexel. Her remains were translated to a newly constructed tomb at the […]

November 13, 2018

Archbishop Chaput’s Weekly Column: Facts for the Record

Dear friends, Every once in awhile a story circulates in the press that requires a response.  That is my purpose here.