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August 6, 2018

Archbishop Chaput’s Weekly Column: Katharine Drexel and the Gift of Hearing

In an age of relentless noise, silence is a treasure beyond calculation.  In silence we can think.  In silence we can make sense of a confusing and difficult time.  In silence, if we commit ourselves to truly listening, we can hear the quiet voice of God. 

August 1, 2018

Live Production on the Life of the First Recognized African American Priest in the United States

The Office for Black Catholics of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia to bring to Philadelphia an inspiring one-man production of Tolton: From Slave to Priest, a true story about the life of the first African American Catholic priest in the United States, Father Augustus Tolton.

July 31, 2018

First Mass in the Extraordinary Form to be Celebrated at Newly Established Quasi-Parish in Montgomery County

The establishment of the quasi-parish of Saint Mary in Conshohocken is in response to an interest for additional pastoral care for those wishing to participate in Divine Worship in the Extraordinary Form.

July 31, 2018

Archbishop Chaput’s Weekly Column: The Supreme Court and the Future of Roe

Predictably, as soon as Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his retirement earlier this summer, pro-abortion groups began lobbying the U.S. Senate hard to reject any nominee who might question or oppose Roe v. Wade. 

July 31, 2018

Columna del azobispo Chaput: un tribunal supremo y el futuro de Roe

Como era de esperar, tan pronto como Anthony Kennedy, magistrado de la Corte Suprema, anunció su retiro a principios de este verano, los grupos proaborto comenzaron a presionar al Senado de Estados Unidos para que rechazara cualquier candidato que pudiera cuestionar u oponerse a Roe v. Wade. La ironía aquí es exquisita.

July 23, 2018

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish To Hold Prayer Service Asking For The Intercession Of The Blessed Mother After Fire At Our Lady of Angels Regional School

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish in Morton (Delaware County), will hold a prayer service in asking for the intercession of the Blessed Mother. It will bring together the Our Lady of Angels Regional School (OLA) Community after the recent fire which severely damaged the building.

July 19, 2018


The fire which severely damaged Our Lady of Angels School in Morton (OLA) last night is a moment of deep sadness for parish and school families as well as the Catholic community at large in the region. At this time, senior administrators from the Office of Catholic Education are meeting with school and parish leadership. […]