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July 30, 2014

Father Joseph Bongard Named President of Roman Catholic High School for Boys

The Office of Catholic Education (OCE) and Faith in the Future are pleased to announce the appointment of Father Joseph Bongard as President and Rector of Roman Catholic High School For Boys, effective August 1st.

July 28, 2014

Leadership Appointments at Saints John Neumann and Maria Goretti Catholic High School

The Office of Catholic Education (OCE) and Faith in the Future are pleased to announce the appointments of Mr. Bruce Robinson as President and Mr. John Murawski as Executive Director of Alumni Relations of Saints John Neumann and Maria Goretti Catholic High School. Both appointments became effective July 1st.

July 25, 2014

Statement Regarding the Attendance of Pope Francis at the World Meeting of Families – Philadelphia 2015

There has been no official confirmation by the Vatican or The Holy See of Pope Francis’ attendance at the 2015 World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia. We still expect that any official confirmation will come approximately six months prior to the event.

July 21, 2014

Saint John Paul II and Saint Gianna Announced as Patron Saints for World Meeting of Families – Philadelphia 2015

Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. officially announced Saint John Paul II and Saint Gianna as the Patron Saints for the World Meeting of Families – Philadelphia 2015. First made public during the July 20th Sunday Mass at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, Archbishop Chaput’s announcement was made in conjunction with the unveiling of the first-class relic of Saint John Paul II for public veneration.

July 16, 2014

Archdiocese of Philadelphia To Host Open Forum With U.S. Association of Consecrated Virgins

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia is hosting an informational gathering with the United States Association of Consecrated Virgins before their 2014 convocation, which is being held in Philadelphia.

July 15, 2014

First Class Relic of Pope Saint John Paul II To Be Venerated At Cathedral Basilica Of Saints Peter And Paul

A precious Relic of the recently canonized Pope Saint John Paul II will be exposed for public veneration between all of the Masses at the Cathedral Basilica.

July 14, 2014

Ms. Denise LePera Named President of Archbishop Ryan High School

The Office of Catholic Education (OCE) and Faith in the Future are pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Denise LePera as President of Archbishop Ryan High School, effective July 28th.

July 10, 2014

Office of Catholic Education and Faith in the Future Launch “Transfer Advantage” Campaign

The Office of Catholic Education (OCE) and Faith in the Future are proud to announce the launch of a new transfer grant campaign, taking place in all 17 Archdiocesan high schools. The “Transfer Advantage” campaign is an outreach to parents of any students entering 10th, 11th or 12th grades who are not currently enrolled at an Archdiocesan high school.

July 1, 2014

Archdiocese of Philadelphia Announces Agreement of Sale with Center Management Group Regarding Nursing Homes Operated by Catholic Health Care Services

Last July, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia published audited financial statements for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2012. The financial statements disclosed a $39.2 million operating deficit for that period as well as very significant underfunded balance sheet liabilities that measured in the hundreds of millions of dollars.

June 1, 2014

Archdiocese Announces Parish Mergers in Philadelphia as well as Delaware, Montgomery and Bucks Counties Resulting from Pastoral Planning Initiative

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia announced today that Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. has reviewed recommendations of the Archdiocesan Strategic Planning Committee and made decisions to merge parishes in the City of Philadelphia as well as Delaware, Montgomery and Bucks Counties.