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November 13, 2020

Archdiocesan Schools Will Comply With The Directive From The Montgomery County Office Of Public Health For Schools In Montgomery County

At a special meeting held earlier today, the Montgomery County Office of Public Health voted to mandate that all schools (K-12) located in Montgomery County shift to a fully virtual instructional model for a period of two weeks beginning Monday, November 23, 2020.

November 12, 2020

Catholic Housing and Community Services Commends The Passage Of The Pennsylvania Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Program

Pennsylvania’s LIHTC will provide additional and critical funding support for the construction of affordable housing developments.

November 11, 2020

Archdiocese of Philadelphia Announces Updated Liturgical Guidelines in Preparation for the Upcoming Observances of Advent and Christmas

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia announces updated liturgical directives that were recently shared with all priests and deacons. They pertain to the celebration of Advent and Christmas within the context of the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic.

November 10, 2020

USCCB: Statement on Holy See’s Report on Theodore McCarrick Most Reverend José H. Gomez Archbishop of Los Angeles President, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

I welcome the report of the Holy See’s investigation into its knowledge and decision-making regarding Theodore McCarrick during his long career as a priest, bishop, and cardinal.

November 10, 2020

Saint Edmond’s Home For Children Celebrates Opening Of Saint Philomena Cottage—Its First Community Home For Young Adults With Disabilities

Saint Philomena Cottage, named for the patron saint of youth and children, will provide care and independence to young adult women with disabilities who formerly resided at Saint Edmond’s Home for Children and aged out of the care model provided there.

November 5, 2020

Mr. John Corrigan, Roman Catholic High School’s Social Studies Department Chair, Recognized by the Pennsylvania Council for the Social Studies

Mr. John Corrigan, the Social Studies Department Chair, at Roman Catholic High School was recently recognized by the Pennsylvania Council for the Social Studies (PCSS) with its prestigious President’s Award. The ceremony took place virtually as a result of the current pandemic environment during PCSS’s 67th annual conference. Mr. Corrigan received the honor for involving […]

November 5, 2020

Saints Philip and James School Pre-School Program Voted Best Pre-School in Chester County by the Daily Local News Readers’ Choice Awards

Saints Philip and James Parish School (SSPJ) in Exton (Chester County) was voted Best Pre-School in Chester County by the Daily Local News Readers’ Choice awards program.  Each year the Daily Local News asks readers to vote on the best businesses and services in Chester County.  SSPJ offers a five-day Pre-K3 and Pre-K4 program with […]

November 4, 2020

USCCB: Bishop Chairmen Urge the Supreme Court to Preserve the Right of Catholic Foster Care Agencies to Serve

Three bishop chairmen of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) have issued a statement on the oral arguments held today before the Supreme Court of the United States in Fulton v. City of Philadelphia.

October 30, 2020

Statement of Most Reverend Nelson J. Pérez Regarding Terror Attack in Nice, France

I was deeply saddened and troubled to learn of the attack that recently took place at Notre Dame Basilica in Nice, France.

October 30, 2020

Statement of Most Reverend Nelson J. Pérez Regarding the Death of Walter Wallace, Jr. And It’s Aftermath

In recent days emotions have again flared and spilled into the streets in the City of Philadelphia as people collectively struggle with the tragic circumstances surrounding the death of Walter Wallace, Jr.