News Releases from the Archdiocese
The Communities Of Don Guanella And Divine Providence To Celebrate Feast Day Of Patron Saint Luigi GuanellaPublish date: October 18, 2019
The spiritual legacy and heritage of Saint Luigi Guanella remains an integral part of the mission of the Intellectual Disabilities Division of Catholic Social Services.
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Retired Marine Gen. James Mattis was the keynote speaker at the 74rd annual dinner of the Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation held Oct. 17 at the New York Hilton.
A partnership with archdiocesan Catholic Social Services and other agencies helps men in formation for the permanent diaconate deepen their experience in the ministry of charity -- while giving them "street cred" in the pulpit.
Remain in My Love
Archbishop Chaput’s 3-year initiative for the renewal of marriage and family life in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. Learn more at archphila.org/remain.
Gifts made to the Catholic Charities Appeal support close to 180 ministries and programs.
STRIVE 21-Day Challenge Pornography Detox
STRIVE is a 21-day detox from pornography developed by Matt Fradd and published by Philadelphia-based Cardinal Studios. Thousands of men from around the world have seen a powerful transformation in their lives with this online series. STRIVE is available in both English and Spanish, and is offered at no cost. To learn more about STRIVE, or to register for the 21-day challenge, please click here.
Catholic Social Services
Catholic Social Services (CSS) of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia benefits more than 175,000 individuals annually. Motivated by its mission to serve the most vulnerable and at-risk members of our society, CSS offers a variety of community-based and residential programs and services to assist and support men, women and children living in Philadelphia and its four surrounding counties.
Diaper Drive for Respect Life Month
Catholic Social Services is hosting an online Diaper Drive to enable broad and meaningful participation in Respect Life Month. Celebrated annually during the month of October, Respect Life Month encourages all Catholics to promote a culture that cherishes life. Diapers are essential to a baby’s healthy development, click here to learn more.
Extraordinary Missionary Month
Pope Francis designated October 2019 as the Extraordinary Missionary Month in an effort to foster greater awareness of missio ad gentes or mission to the people and to animate the missionary transformation of Church life and pastoral activity. To celebrate, the Pontifical Mission Society is sponsoring an “Extraordinary Month of Events” at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul. Click here to learn more.
Archdiocesan Pilgrimage in Honor of Our Blessed Mother
This pilgrimage will take place on Saturday, October 19, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, DC. and includes Confessions, Procession and Crowning of the Blessed Virgin Mary, and the Holy Rosary. The pilgrimage concludes with a Solemn Mass at 3:00 p.m.
With 141 schools across five counties, find a school that is right for you.
Explore the Archdiocese’s Elementary, Secondary, Special Education and Early Childhood Programs.
Archdiocesan Audited Financial Statements and Additional Financial Information
For copies of current audited financial statements for entities of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia as well as information about the Archdiocesan Finance Council and parish financial policies, please click here.
File an EthicsPoint Report
The Archdiocese has selected EthicsPoint to provide you with a way to anonymously and confidentially report actual or possible violations of financial policies.
The Office of Youth and Young Adults for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia exists to reveal the real person of Jesus, to help people discover their identity in Him, and to assure everyone that they belong in His Church.
The Holy See
The official website of the Holy See is available in six languages. This website is updated regularly with news about Pope Francis, the Vatican, and issues facing the Church and the World.
Office for Divine Worship Workshops
The Office for Divine Worship offers workshops for lectors and ministers of Holy Communion that are designed to provide ongoing formation for this important liturgical ministry.
Saint Katharine Drexel Shrine
The newly constructed Saint Katharine Drexel Shrine at the Cathedral Basilica in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is open for visitation and prayer. Click here to learn more.