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April 5, 2017

Archbishop Chaput’s Weekly Column: Thoughts on the Protection of Children

Catholics across the Archdiocese share an ongoing commitment to create parish and school environments that are safe and that protect our young people from harm.

April 4, 2017

John W. Hallahan Catholic Girls’ High School Celebrates Revitalized School Chapel with Mass and Dedication Ceremony

John W. Hallahan Catholic Girls’ High School will celebrate the revitalization of its school chapel with a Mass and dedication ceremony celebrated by Auxiliary Bishop Michael J. Fitzgerald, who oversees Catholic education in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. Donors to the revitalization project, alumnae, and supporters will join Bishop Fitzgerald in the Chapel.

April 4, 2017

Saint John The Evangelist Parish To Hold Annual Via Crucis On Good Friday

Saint John the Evangelist Parish in Center City Philadelphia will hold its annual Via Crucis (The Way of the Cross) on Friday, April 14— Good Friday.

April 4, 2017

For Fifth Consecutive Year Catholic Social Services Named Service Provider Of The Year By Real Alternatives

For the fifth consecutive year, Catholic Social Services (CSS) of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia has been named Pennsylvania’s Service Provider of the Year by Real Alternatives. This annual award is presented to the provider agency that has served the most pregnant women in the state of Pennsylvania.

April 3, 2017

Letter from Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. to the Jewish Community on the Observance of Passover

Dear Friends, Now that the annual observance of Passover is drawing near, I take this opportunity to send greetings to the Jewish community in the Philadelphia area. Both on my own, and in union with the clergy and laity of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, I offer my prayerful best wishes on this holy occasion. We […]

March 30, 2017

Top Students From Our Lady Of Port Richmond Regional Catholic School Honored With Scholarships to Attend Archdiocesan High Schools

Today, Our Lady of Port Richmond Regional Catholic School (OLPR), in the Port Richmond section of Philadelphia, honored eight of the highest performing students from its Class of 2017 with a $2,000.00 scholarship to further their education at an Archdiocesan high school.

March 29, 2017

Catholic Charities Appeal To Host Fifth Annual Night With The Phillies

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s Catholic Charities Appeal has partnered with the Philadelphia Phillies for the fifth consecutive year to host a night of family fun at Citizens Bank Park.

March 29, 2017

The Vocation Office for the Diocesan Priesthood in Conjunction with the Office for Black Catholics to Celebrate the Life of the First Recognized Black Catholic Priest in the Country

A cause for the canonization of Reverend Augustus Tolton is underway The Vocation Office for the Diocesan Priesthood and the Office for Black Catholics will offer a presentation on the life of Reverend Augustus Tolton, the first African American Roman Catholic priest in the United States.   Father Tolton was born into slavery in Missouri […]