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November 15, 2019

Archbishop Chaput’s Weekly Column: Irony and Catholic Memory

“Having trivialized the past by equating it with outmoded . . . fashions and attitudes, people today resent anyone who draws on the past in serious discussions of contemporary conditions or attempts to use the past as a standard by which to judge the present

November 15, 2019

Catholic Housing and Community Services’ Saint John Neumann Place II Continues Inspirational Retreat Series For Seniors Featuring Nationally Renowned Speakers

Catholic Housing and Community Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s (CHCS), Saint John Neumann Place II (SJNPII), previously announced the inspirational series, “Vibrant Spirit,” a retreat program designed for older adults. This series, produced in partnership with Malvern Retreat House, is designed to explore the challenges many older adults may face including illness, self-doubt, loss […]

November 14, 2019

USCCB: At Annual Fall Assembly in Baltimore, U.S. Bishops Approve Action Items on Their Agenda

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) meeting this week for their Fall General Assembly in Baltimore have voted on nine action items.

November 12, 2019

USCCB: U.S. Bishops Vote for USCCB President and Vice President at Annual General Assembly in Baltimore

Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles was elected president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) during the Fall General Assembly in Baltimore.

November 5, 2019

USCCB: Bishop Chairmen Commend Administration Action to Prevent Government Discrimination Against Faith-based Adoption, Foster Care, and Social Service Providers

Bishop Frank J. Dewane of Venice, Chairman of the Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development, Bishop James D. Conley of Lincoln, Chairman of the Subcommittee for the Promotion and Defense of Marriage, and Bishop Robert J. McManus of Worcester, Chairman of the Committee for Religious Liberty, have issued a statement commending a proposed rule change that will help ensure faith-based social service providers will not be excluded from certain federally-funded programs at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

November 5, 2019

USCCB Launches National Civility Effort through 2020 Election

One year ahead of the 2020 national elections, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) is launching a year-long initiative that invites Catholics to model civility, love for neighbor, and respectful dialogue.

November 5, 2019

USCCB Pro-Life Chairman Urges Congress to Support Dignity for Aborted Children Act Legislation calls for dignified treatment of human remains

On October 31, Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann of Kansas City, Chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee for Pro-Life Activities sent a letter to Members of Congress supporting S. 2590 and HR 4934, the Dignity for Aborted Children Act.

November 5, 2019

Archdiocese of Philadelphia to Celebrate 57th Annual Saint Martin de Porres Mass

Celebrating the rich history, tradition, and contributions of black Catholics The Archdiocese of Philadelphia kicks off Black Catholic History Month with its 57th Annual Saint Martin de Porres Mass. Most Reverend Charles J. Chaput O.F.M., will be the principal celebrant and homilist. Thursday, November 7, 2019 6:30 p.m. (Musical Prelude) Mercy Career and Technical High […]

November 4, 2019

Archdiocese of Philadelphia Celebrates National Vocation Awareness Week

Promoting vocations to the priesthood, diaconate, and consecrated life  

November 1, 2019

Catholic Housing And Community Services Of The Archdiocese Of Philadelphia To Bless And Dedicate Nativity B.V.M. Senior Community Center

The Senior Community Center is located on the ground floor of Nativity B.V.M. Place, one of five senior housing communities operated by Catholic Housing and Community Services.