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September 6, 2017

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

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. 

September 5, 2017

Statement from the Office of Catholic Education Regarding Ratification of Teacher Contract

Earlier today, the Secondary School System of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and the Association of Catholic School Teachers, Local 1776 (ACT) reached a one-year agreement for a new contract for full-time, lay high school teachers in the seventeen Archdiocesan high schools. 

August 31, 2017

Archbishop Chaput’s Homily at the Mass of Episcopal Ordination for Bishop Alfred A. Schlert

  Homily at the Mass of Episcopal Ordination for Most Reverend Alfred A. Schlert Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. Cathedral of Saint Catharine of Siena August 31, 2017 Readings: Jeremiah 1:4-9 1 Peter 5:1-4 John 21: 15-17 Before I start, I’d like to acknowledge the apostolic nuncio, Archbishop Christophe Pierre.  As the delegate of […]

August 31, 2017

Catholic Health Care Services’ Receives $2 Million In Funding From The City Of Philadelphia For Saint Rita Place

The City of Philadelphia’s Division of Housing and Community Development recently selected Catholic Health Care Services and the Office for Community Development to receive $2 million in funding for the development of Saint Rita Place, an affordable housing community for independent seniors. 

August 30, 2017

Archbishop Chaput Calls for Archdiocese Wide Support of National Relief Efforts to Support Victims of Hurricane Harvey

Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. has asked that all parishes in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia consider taking up a one-time, special collection on the weekend of  September 16-17, 2017 to support continued relief efforts in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. This special collection is part of a national initiative called for by Archbishop José […]

August 28, 2017

Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul 2017-2018 Concert Series

Concerts at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul is proud to present its 7th season of concerts highlighting Philadelphia’s rich choral tradition alongside inspiring ensembles from around the world at the historic Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul.

August 24, 2017

Archbishop Chaput’s Weekly Column: The Epidemic and its Cure

The reason the Church names anger as one of the seven “deadly” sins is because it’s simultaneously so poisonous, so delicious, and so addictive.  Anger congeals quite comfortably into hatred. 

August 21, 2017

Seminarians Move-in to Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary to Kick-Off 2017-2018 Academic Year

The College and Theology seminarians of Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary will return to campus to mark the start of the academic year on Tuesday, August 22nd beginning with registration and moving-in to the dorms.