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Archbishop Chaput To Ordain Rev. Mr. Charles J. Ravert To The Priesthood

May 15th, 2014

The Rev. Mr. Charles J. Ravert, son of Ms. Eleanor M. Todd, 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 Born in […]

Archbishop Chaput To Ordain Rev. Mr. Christopher C. Moriconi To The Priesthood

May 15th, 2014

The Rev. Mr. Christopher C. Moriconi, son of Dr. E. Steven and Dr. Christine D. Moriconi, 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, […]

Archbishop Chaput To Ordain Rev. Mr. Robert M. Gross To The Priesthood

May 15th, 2014

The Rev. Mr. Robert M. Gross, son of Dr. Joseph and Mrs. Mary Gross, 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 […]

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

May 15th, 2014

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 […]

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

May 15th, 2014

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 […]

Archbishop Chaput To Ordain Six Men To The Priesthood

May 15th, 2014

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, […]

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

May 15th, 2014

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.” […]

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

May 14th, 2014

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 […]

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

May 13th, 2014

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 […]

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

May 13th, 2014

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 […]