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May 18, 2017

Archbishop Chaput to Ordain Two Men to the Priesthood

The Ordination Mass will be streamed live at and broadcast via FaceBook Live at

May 16, 2017

Nutritional Development Services Of The Archdiocese Of Philadelphia Awards “Garden Grants” To Local Food Cupboards

For the third consecutive year, Nutritional Development Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s Community Foods Program has awarded “garden grants” to food cupboards throughout the greater Philadelphia area. The grants, funded through a special appeal, will increase access to fresh, wholesome, and nourishing produce for clients.

May 12, 2017

Archdiocese of Philadelphia Honors Distinguished Scholars From Catholic Secondary Schools at 38th Annual Academic Honors Convocation

Monsignor Daniel Kutys, Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s Moderator of the Curia, will be the main celebrant during a Liturgy of the Word preceding the 38th Annual Academic Honors Convocation at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul. This event honors graduating seniors from 33 Archdiocesan and private Catholic high schools for their academic excellence. Thursday, May 18, 2017 6:15 p.m. (Procession) 6:30 p.m. (Liturgy of the Word) Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul 18th Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19103 The students, who are ranked in the top 3% of their senior class, will be honored for their academic success and dedication to their studies. This year 155 students are included in the elite group according to their cumulative ranking at the end of the first semester of their senior year.

May 10, 2017

Archbishop Chaput’s Weekly Column: Mary, the Mother of God, the Humble, and the Sane

We live in a time of towering ironies.  Here’s a big one. For the ancient Greeks, one of the worst sins possible, and a constant theme in their drama, was hubris – the sin of overweening pride.  They understood that pride creates a peculiar form of mental illness.  People who denied the gods, or ignored […]

May 10, 2017

The Communities Of Don Guanella And Divine Providence Day Programs To Celebrate The Centennial Anniversary Of The Apparitions Of Our Lady Of Fatima

Men and women who attend Day Programs at The Communities of Don Guanella and Divine Providence will honor the Blessed Mother at a special Mass celebrating the 100th anniversary of the apparitions to three shepherd children in Fatima, Portugal.

May 9, 2017

Archbishop Chaput Announces Dedication of Archdiocese to the Blessed Mother in Observance of the 100th Anniversary of the Apparitions at Fatima

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia will join with all Catholic dioceses and eparchies in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in this special dedication At their recent Provincial Meeting on May 1, 2017, the Bishops of Pennsylvania voted to approve a recommendation that each Catholic diocese and eparchy in the Commonwealth be dedicated to the Blessed Mother. What […]

May 7, 2017

Archdiocese of Philadelphia Announces Closure of Worship Site in Delaware County

Saint Margaret Mary Alacoque Church, Essington (Delaware County), will no longer serve as a worship site of Saint Gabriel Parish, Norwood (Delaware County), and will close as a Roman Catholic Church.