Press Releases

Men And Women From The Communities Of Don Guanella And Divine Providence Join In Prayerful Solidarity To Remember Family And Friends

November 3rd, 2017

For the second consecutive year, The Communities of Don Guanella and Divine Providence (DGV/DPV) will host a prayer service to remember DGV/DPV staff, residents, and family members who passed away since November 2016.

Archbishop Chaput Invites All Parishes to Participate in the First World Day of the Poor in Response to Call from Pope Francis

October 31st, 2017

Pope Francis established this day so that throughout the world Christian communities can become an ever greater sign of Christ’s charity for the least and those most in need.

Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s Office for Catechetical Formation Holds Youth Rally for Close to 6,000 Freshman and Sophomore Students

October 30th, 2017

On Monday, October 30th, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s Office for Catechetical Formation hosts its 2nd annual METANOIA Rally for freshmen and sophomores in high school at The Liacouras Center at Temple University. METANOIA is a Greek word meaning “to turn around.” Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. will provide opening remarks and lead participants in prayer to open the day.

Saint Charles Borromeo Seminarians Host “Theology on Tap”

October 26th, 2017

Seminarians at Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary will host “Theology on Tap,” a relaxed gathering for young people to come and hear a featured speaker discuss ideas and topics that are relevant to the Catholic faith, all while enjoying food, drinks and live music performed by the seminary’s house band. Christine Flowers, an attorney and columnist, […]

Nutritional Development Services Celebrates The Completion Of The 2017 Peanut Butter And Jelly Drive

October 25th, 2017

Nutritional Development Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia will celebrate the successful completion of the 2017 Peanut Butter and Jelly (PB&J) Drive in conjunction with nearly 40 schools and Parish Religious Education Programs

Catholic Charities Appeal Selects Saint Edmond’s Home For Children As #GivingTuesday Beneficiary

October 24th, 2017

The Catholic Charities Appeal of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia will once again participate in #GivingTuesday, an international day of charity that encourages philanthropy and celebrates generosity. This year, #GivingTuesday will be held November 28, 2017.

Columna del Arzobispo Chaput: Mujeres en la nueva evangelización

October 23rd, 2017

La columna de esta semana está adaptada del discurso de apertura del arzobispo para la Conferencia Nacional de «Mujeres en la nueva evangelización», en el Santuario de Nuestra Señora de Czestochowa, en Doylestown.

Archbishop Chaput’s Weekly Column: Women in the New Evangelization

October 23rd, 2017

This week’s column is adapted from the Archbishop’s opening remarks to the October 21 national “Women in the New Evangelization” conference, held at Doylestown’s Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa.