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March 6, 2015

Statement of Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. on the Death of Cardinal Edward M. Egan, Archbishop Emeritus of New York

I was deeply saddened yesterday to learn of the death of Cardinal Edward M. Egan, Archbishop Emeritus of New York.

March 6, 2015

Statement of Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. on Shooting Death of Officer Robert Wilson III

The shooting death of Philadelphia Police Officer Robert Wilson III is senseless and devastating. I offer my prayerful condolences to his family, his fellow officers, and all those who mourn his loss.

March 5, 2015

Archbishop Chaput’s Weekly Column: Remembering a Forgotten Genocide

Lent is a time for self-examination and repentance; a time for good spiritual reading and the Sacrament of Penance. It’s also a time for renewing our sense of solidarity with fellow Christians around the world. It’s a moment to remember the witness of so many Christians who’ve died simply because they were Christian.

March 5, 2015

Archdiocesan Schools in the City of Philadelphia Will Be Closed Tomorrow, Friday, March 6, 2015

Archdiocesan high schools and Catholic elementary schools in the City of Philadelphia will be closed tomorrow, Friday March 6, 2015 due to the conditions resulting from today’s storm.

March 5, 2015

Archdiocesan Schools in the City of Philadelphia Will Be Closed Today, Thursday, March 5, 2015

Archdiocesan high schools and Catholic elementary schools in the City of Philadelphia will be closed today, Thursday, March 5, 2015 due to expected inclement weather.

March 3, 2015

Chester County Parish to Pack 10,000 Meals for Needy in Africa

More than two hundred volunteers from Saint Monica Parish in Berwyn (Chester County) will participate in Helping Hands, a meal-packing program developed by Catholic Relief Services (CRS), and Stop Hunger Now, as a hands-on way for Catholics in the United States to combat hunger around the world.

March 3, 2015

USCCB: Archbishop Wenski, Bishop Cantú Urge Protection for Programs Serving the Poor and Vulnerable

Decisions around the 2016 budget resolution should be measured against whether they protect human life and dignity, the poor and vulnerable and the common good, particularly workers and their families, said two U.S. bishops in a letter, February 27, to every member of Congress.

March 2, 2015

25 Archdiocesan Parish & Regional Schools in City of Phila. “High Performing”

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s 122 elementary schools, 17 high schools and four schools of special education recently celebrated National Catholic Schools Week which took place January 25, 2015 – January 31, 2015. Twenty-five parish and regional schools in the City of Philadelphia had extra reason to celebrate for the 2014-2015 school year.

March 2, 2015

Archdiocesan Schools in the City of Philadelphia Will Open on a Two Hour Delay Today, Monday, March 2, 2015

Archdiocesan high schools and Catholic elementary schools in the City of Philadelphia will open on a two hour delay today, Monday, March 2, 2015.

February 27, 2015

Archbishop Chaput’s Weekly Column: The Importance of ‘Man-Up Philly’ 2015

A year ago I had the privilege of speaking to men of all ages at the “Man-Up Philly” 2014 conference. In the course of a great day of fellowship, I offered the following words: