Office of Catholic Education Provides Update to High School Families Regarding Teacher Contract Negotiations
Today, all school families in the 17 Archdiocesan high schools located throughout the five-county region received a letter regarding teacher contract negotiations from Sister Maureen Lawrence McDermott, I.H.M. Ph.D., Superintendent for Secondary Schools for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.
Catholic Social Services’ Mercy Hospice to Observe National Recovery Month by Participating In Virtual Recovery Walks
All are invited to join in spirit with Mercy Hospice and walk on their own to raise awareness of substance use disorders and celebrate individuals in long-term recovery by joining as a Virtual Recovery Walk participant.
USCCB: President of U.S. Bishops Conference Announces Emergency Collection for Natural Disasters in Wake of Hurricane and Wildfire
WASHINGTON – Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), has requested that bishops across the country consider taking up a voluntary special collection for the humanitarian, long-term recovery, and Church needs arising from the increasing number of natural disasters in the United States.
WASHINGTON – Archbishop Paul S. Coakley of Oklahoma City, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development, issued the annual Labor Day statement on rebuilding after the devastation of the global pandemic caused by the novel coronavirus.
USCCB: Bishop Chairmen Issue Statement for Sixth Anniversary of World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation
WASHINGTON – Archbishop Paul S. Coakley of Oklahoma City and Bishop David J. Malloy of Rockford, respective chairmen of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Committees on Domestic Justice and Human Development and International Justice and Peace, issued a pastoral message for the annual World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation:
I am stunned by the heartbreaking images of the devastation left by Hurricane Laura.
WASHINGTON —Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), issued the following statement praying for the lives and safety of all those in the path of Hurricane Laura as it makes landfall in the Gulf Coast:
USCCB: In Wake of Kenosha Violence, U.S. Bishops’ Chairman for Committee Against Racism Urges Day of Prayer and Fasting
WASHINGTON – This Friday, August 28 marks the 57th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington where Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his “I Have A Dream” speech.
ANNOUNCEMENT FROM THE OFFICE OF CATHOLIC EDUCATION AND FAITH IN THE FUTURE REGARDING FALL INTERSCHOLASTIC SPORTS IN THE 17 ARCHDIOCESAN HIGH SCHOOLS
Today, all school families, administrators, faculty, and staff in the 17 Archdiocesan high schools located throughout the five-county regions received a joint letter from Sister Maureen Lawrence McDermott, I.H.M. Ph.D., Superintendent for Secondary Schools for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, and Irene Horstmann Hannan, Chief Executive Officer of Faith in the Future.
Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul to Host Virtual Day of Celebration for Annual Keys and Sword Initiative
This annual initiative serves as the principal fundraising effort for the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, the Mother Church of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.