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January 3, 2018

STATEMENT OF ARCHBISHOP CHARLES J. CHAPUT, O.F.M. CAP. REGARDING THE DEATH OF THOMAS MONSON, PRESIDENT OF THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS

“Catholics in Philadelphia enjoy a warm working friendship with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints on issues of mutual concern and importance to the whole nation.”

January 3, 2018

ARCHDIOCESAN HIGH SCHOOLS AND PAROCHIAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS IN THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA TO BE CLOSED TOMORROW, THURSDAY, JANUARY 4, 2018

Due to projected inclement weather in the overnight and early morning hours, Archdiocesan high schools and parochial elementary schools in the City of Philadelphia will be closed tomorrow, Thursday, January 4, 2018.

January 3, 2018

Columna Semanal del Arzobispo Chaput: Vivir la Epifanía

El mes pasado, en el Primer Domingo de Adviento (3 de diciembre), comenzamos la temporada de Adviento y Navidad.  Fue un gran comienzo para el nuevo año de Iglesia, hecho doblemente hermoso por un servicio de Vísperas en una catedral llena que honró a nueve nuevos monseñores nombrados para nuestra Arquidiócesis por el papa Francisco.  […]

January 3, 2018

Archbishop Chaput’s Weekly Column: Living Out the Epiphany

Last month, on the First Sunday of Advent (December 3), we began the Advent and Christmas seasons.  It was a great start to the new Church year, made doubly beautiful by a Vespers service in a packed cathedral that honored nine new monsignors named for our archdiocese by Pope Francis.  Philadelphia is blessed with dedicated […]

January 2, 2018

Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. To Dedicate Saint John Neumann Place II

The 52 unit facility will provide affordable housing for senior citizens in South Philadelphia and will be the fourth of its nature opened by Catholic Health Care Services.

December 19, 2017

62nd Annual Archbishop’s Christmas Gala For Children Will Host Nearly 550 Young People

The 62nd Annual Archbishop’s Christmas Gala for Children will host nearly 550 young people who receive services from over a dozen programs administered by Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.

December 18, 2017

Archbishop Chaput’s Weekly Column: The More, the Merrier: Christmas 2017

Jesus is the reason for the season.  May he live in our hearts and guide our lives throughout the coming year. 

December 18, 2017

Archbishop Chaput to Celebrate Mass at Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility

Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. will celebrate Mass for the inmates and staff at the Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility (CFCF) in Philadelphia.  Media are invited to cover the Mass.  Monday, December 18, 2017  11:15 a.m. Mass Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility (A/B Gymnasium) 7901 State Road  Philadelphia, PA 19136 The Prison Ministry Program of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia […]

December 15, 2017

ARCHDIOCESE OF PHILADELPHIA PUBLISHES AUDITED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS FOR ADDITIONAL ENTITIES FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDED JUNE 30, 2017

In mid-November, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia published audited financial statements for The Office for Financial Services, its Pastoral Center entity, for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2017. Those reports illustrated a cumulative improvement of over $200 million against underfunded balance sheet obligations since June 30, 2012. The Archdiocese also projects break-even operating results for […]

December 13, 2017

THE CATHEDRAL BASILICA OF SAINTS PETER AND PAUL: CHRISTMAS EVE AND CHRISTMAS DAY MASS SCHEDULE

Schedule of Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Masses