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February 5, 2018

Archdiocesan High Schools and Parochial Elementary Schools Throughout the Five-County Archdiocese of Philadelphia to be Closed Thursday, February 8, 2018

In order to permit members of all our school communities to participate in this celebration, Archdiocesan high schools in the suburban counties will also be closed on February 8th.

February 5, 2018

Statement of Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. Congratulating the Philadelphia Eagles on their Victory in Super Bowl LII

The Eagles are the Cinderella Team, a whole organization of character, courage and refusal to quit.

February 5, 2018

Catholic Charities Appeal Partners With Philadelphia Sixers For Catholic Charities Night

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s Catholic Charities Appeal is partnering with the Philadelphia 76ers for “Catholic Charities Night” at the Wells Fargo Center.

February 1, 2018


Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. will be the main celebrant and homilist at the Ash Wednesday Mass at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, Wednesday February 14, 2018.

January 31, 2018

Cardinal O’Hara High School To Host Don Guanella And Divine Providence Night At O’Hara For Men And Women With Intellectual And Developmental Disabilities

The Communities of Don Guanella and Divine Providence (DGV/DPV), a division of Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia serving men and women with intellectual and developmental disabilities, will attend Don Guanella and Divine Providence Night at O’Hara hosted by Cardinal O’Hara High School’s Girls Basketball team and Community Service Corps.

January 31, 2018

Archbishop Chaput and Cardinal O’Malley Make a “Friendly Wager” on Super Bowl LII

Today, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and the Archdiocese of Boston jointly announce the following. Super Bowl LII will bring together two of the great sports teams in America for the chance to claim the Lombardi Trophy for their fans. The Philadelphia Eagles and New England Patriots franchises are both deeply involved in their communities. Today, […]

January 31, 2018

Archbishop Chaput’s Weekly Column: RISE and the Vocation of Christian Men

This week’s column is meant explicitly for the men of our local Church.  I’m talking to you.  C.S. Lewis once described Christianity as a “fighting religion.”  He meant that living the Gospel involves a very real kind of spiritual warfare; a struggle against the evil in ourselves and in the world around us—not with violence, […]

January 31, 2018

Columna Semanal del Arzobispo Chaput: RISE y la vocación de hombres cristianos

La columna de esta semana está dirigida explícitamente a los hombres de nuestra Iglesia local.   Te estoy hablando a ti.