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October 29, 2018

Archbishop Chaput’s Weekly Column: Synod 2018: Some Concluding Thoughts

It’s good to be home, and I’m grateful to all those who offered their prayers and support for the meeting’s success.

October 29, 2018

STATEMENT OF ARCHBISHOP CHARLES J. CHAPUT, O.F.M. Cap. REGARDING SHOOTING AT PITTSBURGH SYNAGOGUE

Religious and ethnic hatred is vile in any form, but the ugly record of the last century is a lesson in the special evil of anti-Semitism.  That evil has not been stamped out.  Rather, it has been resurgent in many areas of the world for the last several decades.  It has no place in America, […]

October 29, 2018

Catholic Charities Appeal Selects The Communities Of Don Guanella And Divine Providence As Its #GivingTuesday Beneficiary

The Catholic Charities Appeal (CCA) will once again participate in #GivingTuesday, an annual observance that encourages philanthropy and celebrates generosity.

October 26, 2018

SAINT KATHARINE DREXEL’S NEW TOMB TO BE UNVEILED AT THE CATHEDRAL BASILICA OF SAINTS PETER AND PAUL

Reverend G. Dennis Dennis Gill, Rector of the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, will provide a preview of the tomb that was newly constructed for Saint Katharine Drexel following the transfer of her sacred remains to the Cathedral earlier this year.

October 25, 2018

SAINTS PETER AND PAUL CATHOLIC SCHOOL PRINCIPAL, MRS. MARGARET EGAN, NAMED RECIPIENT OF 2018 TERREL H. BELL AWARDS FOR OUTSTANDING SCHOOL LEADERSHIP BY EDUCATION SECRETARY DeVOS

Mrs. Margaret Egan, Principal of Saints Peter and Paul Catholic School in West Chester (Chester County), was announced by United States Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos as one of the 2018 recipients of the Terrel H. Bell Award for Outstanding School Leadership on Tuesday, October 23rd.

October 24, 2018

ARCHBISHOP CHAPUT CALLS FOR ARCHDIOCESE WIDE SUPPORT OF NATIONAL RELIEF EFFORTS TO SUPPORT VICTIMS OF HURRICANE MICHAEL

Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. has asked that all parishes in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia consider taking up a voluntary collection on the weekend of their choosing to support continued relief efforts in the wake of Hurricane Michael.

October 24, 2018

IMMACULATA UNIVERSITY PARTNERS WITH THE ARCHDIOCESAN OFFICE OF CATHOLIC EDUCATION TO GUARANTEE ADMISSION FOR GRADUATES OF ARCHDIOCESAN HIGH SCHOOLS

Qualifying Students Also Receive $9,000 Scholarship at Minimum Immaculata University and the Office of Catholic Education of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (OCE) have entered into an agreement that guarantees admission to Immaculata for qualifying students graduating from all 17 Archdiocesan high schools. To recognize the academic accomplishments of these graduates, Immaculata will provide, at minimum, […]

October 23, 2018

Catholic Social Services’ Northeast Family Center Hosts Free Baby Shower For The Community

The Northeast Family Service Center, a ministry of Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, will host a baby shower for expectant mothers in the local community.

October 18, 2018

STATEMENT FROM THE ARCHDIOCESE OF PHILADELPHIA REGARDING SUBPOENA FROM FEDERAL GRAND JURY

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia has received a subpoena issued by a federal grand jury, which requires the production of certain documents. The Archdiocese will cooperate with the United States Department of Justice in this matter.   # # #