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April 29, 2018

Archdiocese of Philadelphia Announces Closure of Worship Site in Northeast Philadelphia

Our Lady Help of Christians Church will no longer serve as a worship site of  Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish and will close as a Roman Catholic Church. Contextual Background In July 2016, Our Lady Help of Christians Parish merged with Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish, both located in Northeast Philadelphia, […]

April 27, 2018

Archbishop Chaput’s Weekly Column: The Shape of Things to Come

The novel is massive, turgid, rambling, and in the end, mind-numbing.  Both works imagine a future world-war that drags on catastrophically for decades, decimates the population, unleashes a terrifying plague, and results in the collapse of civilization and the rise of petty warlords. 

April 26, 2018

The Monsignor John T. Mitchell Memorial Scholarship Fund to Honor Twenty African-American Catholic School Students

Twenty African-American students from eleven Catholic high schools received the 2017-2018 Monsignor John T. Mitchell Memorial Scholarship. Those scholarship awards total over $16,000.

April 26, 2018

The Pennsylvania Humanities Council Selects The John W. Hallahan Catholic Girls High School Out-Of-School Program As A Teen Reading Lounge Pilot Site

The John W. Hallahan Catholic Girls High School Out-of-School Program (OST) was one of four OST Programs located throughout the Philadelphia region selected as a Teen Reading Lounge (TRL) pilot site by the Pennsylvania Humanities Council (PHC) for the 2017-2018 academic year. Hallahan OST is a ministry of Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of […]

April 25, 2018

Students From Saint Helena Incarnation School Celebrate Every Kid Healthy Week By Participating In The Philadelphia Flyers Face-Off For Fitness Program

Nutritional Development Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia has teamed up with The Philadelphia Flyers’ Community Relations Department to celebrate “Every Kid Healthy Week” at Saint Helena Incarnation School.

April 25, 2018

Archbishop Chaput to Celebrate Annual Wedding Anniversary Mass

The Mass is celebrated to pray for married couples in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.

April 23, 2018

Nutritional Development Services Participates In 6th Annual Every Kid Healthy Week—A Celebration Of School Health And Wellness Achievements

NDS will participate in the 6th Annual Every Kid Healthy Week. The goal of this initiative is to encourage students to take advantage of the healthy choices available with the School Meals Program while demonstrating the link between nutrition, physical activity, and academic success.

April 20, 2018

Catholic Human Services Of The Archdiocese Of Philadelphia Honors Volunteers Who Made Significant Contributions To The Church’s Works Of Charity Last Year

Today at a special ceremony held at the Archdiocesan Pastoral Center, Catholic Human Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia marked the closing of National Volunteer Recognition Week by honoring dedicated volunteers.

April 18, 2018

Catholic Charities Appeal To Host Sixth Annual Night With The Phillies

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s Catholic Charities Appeal will once again partner with the Philadelphia Phillies to host a night of family fun at Citizens Bank Park.

April 17, 2018

Archbishop Chaput’s Weekly Column: Child Abuse Prevention Month

For nearly two decades, Church leaders have worked diligently to own up to their past failures to root out abusers and to protect the innocent.