Archdiocese of Philadelphia Announces Updated Covid-19 Mitigation Procedures in Schools Located in Suburban Counties

Effective Monday, February 28th, the use of masks will be optional for all students and staff in suburban high schools operated by the Archdiocese of Philadelphia as well as all suburban parish and regional elementary schools. This afternoon all elementary and secondary school families and staff are receiving a joint letter from administrators of the […]

Archdiocese Of Philadelphia Announces Guidelines For Application Of The “Safer At Home” Restrictions For The City Of Philadelphia In Churches And Institutions Of The Archdiocese

The City of Philadelphia issued new “Safer at Home” restrictions on Monday, November 16, 2020 that are effective November 20, 2020 through January 1, 2021.

Archdiocesan Schools Will Comply With The Directive From The Montgomery County Office Of Public Health For Schools In Montgomery County

At a special meeting held earlier today, the Montgomery County Office of Public Health voted to mandate that all schools (K-12) located in Montgomery County shift to a fully virtual instructional model for a period of two weeks beginning Monday, November 23, 2020.

Archdiocese of Philadelphia Announces Updated Liturgical Guidelines in Preparation for the Upcoming Observances of Advent and Christmas

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia announces updated liturgical directives that were recently shared with all priests and deacons. They pertain to the celebration of Advent and Christmas within the context of the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic.

Archdiocese of Philadelphia Announces Liturgical Directives for the Celebration of the Sacred Liturgy during the Pennsylvania Green Phase and the Archdiocesan Open Phase

On June 26, 2020, the bulk of the five-county region comprising the Archdiocese of Philadelphia will move into the “green” phase of the statewide re-opening plan. The City of Philadelphia will begin to move into the “green” phase on July 3, 2020.

Most Reverend Nelson J. Pérez Encourages All Clergy And Faithful Of The Archdiocese To Pray For Peace And Healing Throughout The Month Of June

Today at a news conference, Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez addressed the resumption of the public celebration of the Holy Mass throughout the five-county Archdiocese of Philadelphia. He did so within the context of the need for healing in the wake of societal tensions following the tragic and unnecessary death of George Floyd. During the news […]

Statement from the Archdiocese of Philadelphia Regarding the Projected Resumption of the Public Celebration of Mass in the Five-County Region

In mid-March, the celebration of public Mass was suspended in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and the obligation for the faithful to attend Mass was dispensed.

Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez Calls On Faithful From The Archdiocese Of Philadelphia To Join In Reconsecration Of The Nation To Mary, Mother Of The Church

In response to the global Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Most Reverend José H. Gomez, President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) and Archbishop of Los Angeles, has announced that the USCCB will join the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops in renewing the consecrations of the two nations to the care of our Blessed Mother on Friday, May 1st.

USCCB: U.S. and Canadian Catholic Bishops to Seek Intercession of Mary, Mother of the Church, for Strength in Struggle Against COVID-19

As the world continues to face the ongoing effects of the global pandemic of the coronavirus, Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles and president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) has announced that the U.S. bishops will join the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops on May 1 in renewing the consecrations of the two nations to the care of our Blessed Mother.

Saint John’s Hospice Receives Donated Meals From Wawa To Feed Men Experiencing Homelessness In The Face Of The Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

From April 13th – May 29th, SJH will receive nearly 700 pre-packaged meals each week donated from Wawa via the Step Up to the Plate Initiative. The meals will be distributed during SJH’s daily lunch service.