This week’s column is adapted from the Archbishop’s July 2 remarks to the breakout session he chaired (“Growing Isolation in America: Individualism and Indifference”) at Orlando’s national Convocation of Catholic Leaders.
THE OFFICE OF CATHOLIC EDUCATION PROUDLY ANNOUNCES THAT THE CLASS OF 2017 EARNED $319,673,928 IN SCHOLARSHIPS
Earlier today, Sister Maureen Lawrence McDermott, I.H.M., Ph.D., Superintendent of Secondary Schools for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, revealed the aggregate scholarship value earned by the class of 2017 on social media.
STATEMENT OF ARCHBISHOP CHARLES J. CHAPUT, O.F.M. CAP. ON THE APPOINTMENT OF MONSIGNOR ALFRED A. SCHLERT AS THE NEW BISHOP OF ALLENTOWN
Monsignor Alfred A. Schlert’s appointment as the 5th Bishop of the Diocese of Allentown is a moment of joy for the Church in Pennsylvania and I’m confident he will carry on the work of his predecessors with compassion, zeal, and fidelity.
Catholic Social Services’ Northeast Family Center Hosts Second Annual Senior Community Services Fair
The Northeast Family Service Center, a ministry of Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (CSS), will host its Second Annual Senior Community Services Fair.
A bishop attends a lot of worthy public events and fundraisers. It’s part of the job. And supporting good people doing good things is always a source of satisfaction and hope. But once in a while, an event comes along with an unexpected pleasure.
Un obispo asiste a muchos valiosos eventos públicos y de recaudación de fondos; es parte del trabajo. Y apoyar a buenas personas haciendo buenas cosas es siempre una fuente de satisfacción y esperanza. Pero de vez en cuando, un evento viene con un placer inesperado.