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December 12, 2017

Catholic Charities Appeal To Present #Givingtuesday Check To Saint Edmond’s Home For Children

The Catholic Charities Appeal of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia will present a check totaling $10,870 to Saint Edmond’s Home for Children, a ministry of Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.

December 11, 2017

Archbishop Chaput’s Weekly Column: The Season of Prayer and Witness

Advent is a wonderful time of year.  It’s that special season when families huddle together around the TV (or alone, on their various devices) to watch hundreds of greed-inspiring ads and listen to Xmas carols with rewritten lyrics that sell lottery tickets, and cars, and smartphones. That’s Option A.  Option B is this:  We can […]

December 7, 2017

Archdiocese of Philadelphia to Celebrate Annual Mass Honoring Our Lady of Guadalupe

The Patroness of the Americas, Our Lady of Guadalupe, is a symbol of hope and solace

December 7, 2017

Young Students From Saint Monica Junior School Participate In Card Making Day To Lift The Spirits Of Homebound Parishioners

As part of its Advent observance, Saint Monica School in South Philadelphia will host a card making day for young students who participate in the Saint Monica Prayer Partner program. The cards and gifts will be sent to homebound parishioners in the Saint Monica Eldercare Program, a ministry of Catholic Health Care Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.

December 6, 2017

Martha’s Choice Marketplace In Montgomery County Launches Community Cooks Program For Food Pantry Clients

Martha’s Choice Marketplace, a ministry of Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia recently received a $2,000 grant from The Catholic Foundation of Greater Philadelphia and a $10,000 grant from the Patricia Kind Family Foundation in support of its newly-established nutrition education program, “Community Cooks.”

December 1, 2017

Saint John the Evangelist Parish to Celebrate Mass of Thanksgiving Following Beatification of Father Solanus Casey

Father Casey is only the second man born in the United States to be beatified.

November 29, 2017

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia Offers Opportunity for Bidders to Own Historic FIAT 500L Used by Pope Francis During 2015 Philadelphia Visit

Today, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia announced that it is auctioning a FIAT 500L used by Pope Francis for transportation during his historic visit to Philadelphia in September 2015.

November 21, 2017

Norris Square Senior Community Center To Host Thanksgiving Celebration For Senior Adults

Norris Square Senior Community Center, a ministry of Catholic Health Care Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia will host a special Thanksgiving celebration for approximately 135 senior adults.

November 21, 2017

Five Graduates of Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary Elected to Chair United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committees

The five committee chairmen-elect will serve one year before beginning three-year terms at the conclusion of the USCCB’s 2018 Fall General Assembly.  

November 21, 2017

Pope Francis Names Nine Archdiocesan Priests as Chaplains to His Holiness with the Title of Monsignor

Nine priests of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia have been named Chaplains to His Holiness by Pope Francis with the title Monsignor. All studied at Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary and were ordained to the Priesthood by the late John Cardinal Krol. In addition, each has served in priestly ministry for more than 40 years. They are […]