Press Releases

Saint John’s Hospice Celebrates Annual Fall Fling Gala At The American Swedish Historical Museum

September 15th, 2017

Saint John’s Hospice, a ministry of Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, will host its annual Fall Fling Gala on September 15, 2017 at the American Swedish Historical Museum.

Office for Life and Family of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia to Hold Rally and Walk for Life

September 14th, 2017

The Office for Life and Family of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia invites all people of good will to come together to rally and walk in support of the sanctity of life from conception to natural death

Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s ANTHEM to Host Youth and Young Adult Events to Kick Off the Month of October

September 14th, 2017

ANTHEM, which provides substantive and engaging ministry to youth and young adults in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, will host a weekend of events to kick off the month of October in an effort to engage young people with their Catholic faith throughout the five-counties of the Archdiocese.

Saint Raymond of Peñafort Parish to Mark the 500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation with Ecumenical Study Sessions

September 13th, 2017

The goal of this program is for all participants to gain a common understanding of each tradition’s beliefs in a context of Christian fellowship and common prayer.

Archdiocese of Philadelphia to be Consecrated to Our Lady of Fatima on 100th Anniversary of Apparitions

September 12th, 2017

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia will be consecrated to Our Lady of Fatima on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the apparitions of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Portugal on Sunday, October 15, 2017.

Over 300 Students Gather in Front of the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul to Kick-Off the 2017-2018 School Year in the Archdiocese with Prayer and a Pep Rally

September 11th, 2017

Today, over 300 students gathered on the steps of the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul to celebrate the beginning of the 2017-2018 school year in the five-county Archdiocese of Philadelphia. The celebration signaled the opening of the 234th consecutive year for Catholic education in the region. 

Archbishop Chaput’s Weekly Column: Sex, Sanity, and Beliefs That ‘Live Loudly’ Within Us

September 8th, 2017

On Tuesday, August 29, a group of prominent evangelical scholars and pastors – including respected public voices like Russell Moore — issued the “Nashville Statement.”  It’s worth reading in the original, rather than reading about it. 

Archdiocese of Philadelphia and the Office of Catholic Education Kick Off the 2017-2018 School Year with Official Back-to-School Event and Pep Rally

September 7th, 2017

Students from Archdiocesan elementary schools, high schools and schools of special education will line the steps of the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul as part of the official kick off for the 234th school year in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.

Archbishop Chaput’s Column: The Truth, And Nothing But

September 6th, 2017

Over the Labor Day weekend I got a note from a friendly Catholic scholar who’s an expert in the history of religions.  She teaches at one of Europe’s large secular universities.  And while she doesn’t publicize her faith, neither does she hide it – a fact which does not always help her academic career.