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May 15, 2014

Archbishop Chaput To Ordain Rev. Mr. Sean P. English To The Priesthood

The Rev. Mr. Sean P. English, son of Mr. Paul and Mrs. Marybeth English, will be ordained to the Priesthood by Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. on Saturday, May 17, 2014 9:45 a.m. (Procession) 10:00 a.m. (Mass) Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul 18th Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19103 […]

May 15, 2014

Archbishop Chaput To Ordain Rev. Mr. Jason E. Buck To The Priesthood

The Rev. Mr. Jason E. Buck, son of Mr. Edward and Mrs. Janice Buck, will be ordained to the Priesthood by Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. on Saturday, May 17, 2014 9:45 a.m. (Procession) 10:00 a.m. (Mass) Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul 18th Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19103 […]

May 15, 2014

Archbishop Chaput To Ordain Six Men To The Priesthood

Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. will ordain six men to the Priesthood for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. All have completed their program of priestly formation and course of studies at Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary in Wynnewood (Montgomery County). The Rite of Ordination will take place during Mass following Archbishop Chaput’s homily. Saturday, May 17, […]

May 15, 2014

Archbishop Chaput’s Weekly Column: Love Is Our Mission: The Family Fully Alive

Earlier this week, I had the pleasure of making public Pope Francis’ theme for next year’s World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia: Love is our mission: the family fully alive. The theme was inspired by the words of the early Church Father, St. Irenaeus, who said that “the glory of God is man fully alive.” […]

May 14, 2014

Students Of The Archdiocese Of Philadelphia Welcome Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia To The City Of Brotherly Love And Officially Invite Pope Francis To The World Meeting Of Families – Philadelphia 2015

Students of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia today welcomed Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, President of the Pontifical Council for the Family, to Philadelphia and officially invited Pope Francis to attend the World Meeting of Families – Philadelphia 2015. Archbishop Paglia visited Roman Catholic High School during his last day in Philadelphia and was greeted by the students […]

May 13, 2014

Remarks of Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. at News Conference Announcing the Theme for the World Meeting of Families – Philadelphia 2015

Good morning, and welcome to our special guests including Governor Corbett and Mayor Nutter. Most of all I am honored and pleased to welcome to Philadelphia his excellency, Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, President of the Pontifical Council for the Family, Monsignor Carlos Simone Vasquez of the Pontifical Council for the Family, and Father Andrea Ciucci of […]

May 13, 2014

World Meeting Of Families – Philadelphia 2015 Announces Official Theme For September 2015 Event: “Love Is Our Mission: The Family Fully Alive”

Philadelphia, PA (May 13, 2014) – Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. and Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, President of the Pontifical Council for the Family, along with World Meetings of Families-Philadelphia 2015, today announced the official theme for the Eighth World Meeting of Families: “Love is our mission: the family fully alive.” Inspired by the words […]

May 5, 2014

Catholic School Students For Catholic Charities To Host Collection Celebration

Catholic School Students for Catholic Charities will host a collection celebration with Bishop Michael J. Fitzgerald, who oversees Catholic education in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. More than 100 students from schools throughout the Archdiocese will celebrate their hard work raising funds to benefit the schools of special education in the Archdiocese. Monday, May 12, 2014 […]

May 2, 2014

Archbishop Chaput’s Weekly Column: The Cornerstone Of A Liveable World

In his great encyclical, Populorum Progressio, Pope Paul VI described the “natural family” – the permanent union of one man and one woman — as the key to real human development and the basis of all human community. Every neighborhood, city and nation begins with the family. It’s the seed from which all larger communities […]

May 1, 2014

Catholic Charities Appeal Partners With The Philadelphia Phillies For Second Annual Catholic Charities Night At Citizens Bank Park

After a successful turnout last season, the Catholic Charities Appeal (CCA) will partner once again with the Philadelphia Phillies for “Catholic Charities Night”. A portion of the proceeds from tickets purchased through a dedicated link will go directly to the appeal. Orders must be placed by May 24th. To purchase tickets to this game and […]