Press Releases

The Blessing And Dedication Of Saint John Neumann Place II Postponed Due To Inclement Weather

March 21st, 2018

Due to inclement weather, Catholic Health Care Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia has announced the postponement of the dedication and blessing of Saint John Neumann Place II that was originally scheduled to take place Friday, March 23rd in South Philadelphia.

ARCHDIOCESAN HIGH SCHOOLS AND PAROCHIAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS IN THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA TO BE CLOSED TOMORROW, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21, 2018

March 20th, 2018

Due to impending inclement weather as forecasted by the National Weather Service, Archdiocesan high schools and parochial elementary schools in the City of Philadelphia will be closed tomorrow, Wednesday, March 21, 2018.

ARCHBISHOP CHAPUT’S LETTER TO THE JEWISH COMMUNITY ON THE APPROACH OF PASSOVER

March 20th, 2018

Dear Friends, Now that this year’s observance of Passover is approaching, I want to extend to the local Jewish community my prayerful best wishes as you enter into this sacred time. I do so united with all the Catholics of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.

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

March 20th, 2018

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.

HOLY WEEK AND EASTER LITURGIES AT THE CATHEDRAL BASILICA OF SAINTS PETER AND PAUL

March 16th, 2018

Palm Sunday through Easter Sunday March 25, 2018 – April 1, 2018

Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary Continues 2017-2018 Lecture Series with Philosophy Lecture by Mary Hirshfeld, Ph.D.

March 15th, 2018

This series encompasses the Archbishop’s Lecture Series, the Theology Lecture Series, the Philosophy Lecture Series, and the Cardinal Foley Lecture Series. It is an opportunity to come to a deeper understanding of the Catholic faith, its authentic content, and its orientation toward the transformation of the world around us. 

Archdiocese of Philadelphia Announces the Appointment of John P. Delaney, Jr., Esq. as the New Director of its Office for Investigations

March 14th, 2018

Mr. Delaney previously served in the Office of the District Attorney for the City and County of Philadelphia for over 35 years; his appointment follows the retirement of Albert Toczydlowski, Esq., the inaugural Director of the Office of Investigations

Statement of Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. on the Occasion of Pope Francis’ 5th Anniversary in Petrine Ministry

March 13th, 2018

I’ve admired and respected his keen focus on service to the poor since we first met as young bishops delegated to the 1997 Special Assembly for the Americas.

Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul Continues 2017-2018 Concert Series with Beethoven’s Ode to Joy

March 12th, 2018

Experience the best in Sacred and Classical Music in a Cathedral Setting

Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. to Celebrate Annual Cultural Heritage Mass

March 8th, 2018

Celebrating the rich cultural diversity of the Catholic Church in Philadelphia under Pope Francis’ motto Share the Journey with Migrants and Refugees