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January 27, 2015

Archdiocesan Schools in the City of Philadelphia Will Be Closed Tomorrow Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Archdiocesan high schools and Catholic elementary schools in the City of Philadelphia will be closed tomorrow, Tuesday, January 27, 2015 due to inclement weather. All Catholic Schools Week activities scheduled for tomorrow are postponed.

January 26, 2015

Archdiocesan Schools in the City of Philadelphia to Close at Noon Tomorrow Monday, January 26, 2015

Archdiocesan high schools and Catholic elementary schools in the City of Philadelphia will close at noon tomorrow, Monday, January 26, 2015 due to the expected inclement weather.

January 23, 2015

USCCB: Cardinal O’Malley Welcomes House Passage Of ‘No Taxpayer Funding For Abortion Act’

USCCB Pro-Life Activities chair says House took ‘decisive step’ toward respect for unborn human life
‘No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion’ policy reflects will of the people, says Cardinal
Disclosure policy lets Americans ‘choose health coverage that reflects their values’

January 23, 2015

USCCB: February 8 is the First International Day of Prayer and Awareness Against Human Trafficking

The feast day of St. Josephine Bakhita, February 8, has been designated as the first International Day of Prayer and Awareness against Human Trafficking.

January 21, 2015

USCCB: Cardinal O’Malley Urges Congress to Support the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

Cardinal Seán O’Malley of Boston, chairman of the Committee on Pro-Life Activities of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), urged support for the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act when it comes before the U.S. House of Representatives. The bill, H.R. 36, introduced by Representatives Trent Franks (R-AZ) and Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), proposes a ban on abortions at 20 weeks after fertilization.

January 21, 2015

Archdiocese of Philadelphia to Participate in 2015 March for Life in Washington, D.C.

Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. will celebrate Mass for the approximately 2,000 pilgrims from the Archdiocese of Philadelphia who are attending the March.

January 21, 2015

Archdiocese of Philadelphia Launches 2015 Catholic Charities Appeal

Today, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia announced the launch of the 2015 Catholic Charities Appeal, the single largest fundraising initiative in the Archdiocese directly supporting local Catholic Charities. Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. is encouraging the faithful within the Archdiocese to support the Appeal by once again setting a $10 million fundraising goal.

January 21, 2015

USCCB: Cardinal O’Malley Urges Congress to Support the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

Cardinal Seán O’Malley of Boston, chairman of the Committee on Pro-Life Activities of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), urged support for the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act when it comes before the U.S. House of Representatives. The bill, H.R. 36, introduced by Representatives Trent Franks (R-AZ) and Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), proposes a ban on abortions at 20 weeks after fertilization.

January 20, 2015

USCCB: USCCB Chairman Responds to Supreme Court Decision to take Marriage Cases

The U. S. Supreme Court granted a request, January 16, to review the November 2014 decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit upholding the constitutionality of marriage laws in Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee.

January 17, 2015

Confirmation Schedule – Spring 2015

January 13, 2015 Confirmation Schedule – Spring 2015 (Subject to change)   CELEBRANT: ARCHBISHOP CHARLES J. CHAPUT, O.F.M. CAP.  Friday, March 20 at 6 p.m., Visitation B.V.M., Philadelphia Thursday, March 26 at 6 p.m., St. Joseph, Warrington Thursday, April 9 at 5 p.m., Annunciation B.V.M., Havertown Friday, April 10 at 5 p.m., St. Dennis, Havertown […]