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August 7, 2019

Catholic Housing And Community Services Of The Archdiocese Of Philadelphia Partners With Nutritional Development Services To Create Community Garden For Seniors

Senior residents from Catholic Housing and Community Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s (CHCS) Saint John Neumann Place II (SJNPII) recently received a boost thanks to new 80-square-foot community garden.

August 6, 2019

Catholic Housing And Community Services Of The Archdiocese Of Philadelphia’s Nativity B.V.M. Place To Host Senior Citizen Health And Wellness Fair

Nativity B.V.M. Place, an affordable housing development for seniors in the Port Richmond neighborhood of Philadelphia, operated by Catholic Housing and Community Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (CHCS) will host a health and wellness fair for all senior residents.

August 5, 2019

Seminarians From Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary To Begin 150 Mile Vocations Awareness Bike Tour Throughout The Archdiocese Of Philadelphia

In an effort to create awareness about Heed the Call and vocations to the Priesthood, seminarians from Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary have launched Biking for Vocations. Heed the Call is the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s Office for Vocations to the Diocesan Priesthood.

August 5, 2019

Archbishop Chaput’s Weekly Column: Gilroy, El Paso, Dayton — and Columbine

Exactly 20 years ago, in U.S. Senate testimony just weeks after the Columbine High School massacre, I offered these thoughts:

August 2, 2019

Archbishop Chaput’s Weekly Column: The Death Penalty, Again

More than half of surveyed Americans now support the death penalty for murder and similar crimes.  This is a modest increase from an all-time low recorded in 2016.  But numbers alone don’t determine the moral content of actions by individuals or governments.  Right and wrong exist whether popular opinion approves or not. In late July […]

July 31, 2019

Catholic Housing And Community Services To Distribute 3,000 Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) Vouchers To Help Senior Citizens In Philadelphia

Catholic Housing and Community Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (CHCS) will distribute nearly 3,000 Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) produce vouchers to income eligible seniors throughout the City of Philadelphia.

July 30, 2019

Catholic Social Services’ Out-Of-School-Time Summer Camp Partners With The Philadelphia Police Department And Drexel University To Host 2nd Annual “Bike Rodeo”

The 2nd annual “Bike Rodeo” is in partnership with the Philadelphia Police Department’s 15th District and Drexel University’s College of Nursing and Health Professions.

July 28, 2019

Archdiocese Of Philadelphia Announces Closure Of Worship Sites In The City Of Philadelphia

Today, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia announced that Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. has approved the relegation of the Holy Trinity Church building, Our Lady of Ransom Church building, and Saint Rose of Lima Church building to profane but not sordid use effective July 25, 2019.