May 23, 2022

Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary to Host 2022 John Cardinal Foley Symposium and Honor 6ABC News Anchor Jim Gardner

Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary will host its Annual John Cardinal Foley Symposium celebrating the 56th World Communications Day on Thursday, May 26. The symposium is named for the late Cardinal John Patrick Foley, a Delaware County native, in recognition of his instrumental contributions in advancing the work of communications in the Catholic Church.

April 11, 2022

Two Archdiocesan Elementary School Educators Named 2022 Recipients of the National Catholic Education Association Lead. Learn. Proclaim. Award

Mrs. Denise McMonagle, Advanced Math Teacher at Saint Dorothy Parish Elementary School (Delaware County), and Sister Thomasann Quinn, SSF, Prayer & Liturgy Coordinator at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish Elementary School (Bucks County), are among 13 recipients nationwide

January 31, 2022

Schools Throughout the Archdiocese of Philadelphia Celebrate Catholic Schools Week 2022

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia will join in the national observance of Catholic Schools Week January 30, 2022 – February 5, 2022. Catholic Schools Week is an annual celebration of the Christ-centered, faith-based education that students receive in the 119 elementary, 15 secondary, and 3 special education schools in the five-county metropolitan area comprising the Archdiocese. The national theme for Catholic Schools Week 2022 is Catholic Schools: Faith. Excellence. Service. Knowledge and Service.” 

January 19, 2022

**MEDIA ADVISORY** MORE THAN 1,200 ARCHDIOCESAN HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT ATHLETES RECOGNIZED FOR ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS IN THE FALL 2021 SEMESTER**MEDIA ADVISORY**

On behalf of the Office of Catholic Education and Faith in the Future, Mrs. Nancy Kurtz, Interim Superintendent for Secondary Schools, has announced the 2021 Archdiocese of Philadelphia Fall Sports Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll. This distinguished list recognizes Archdiocesan high school student-athletes who earned first or second academic honors in the first quarter marking period while competing in cross country, field hockey, soccer, girls’ tennis, golf, football, and girls’ volleyball.

January 7, 2022

Monsignor Bonner & Archbishop Prendergast Catholic High School Appoints Director of Athletics

Monsignor Bonner & Archbishop Prendergast Catholic High School (Bonner & Prendie) appoints Mr. Adam Marso as Director of Athletics (AD)

November 19, 2021

**MEDIA ADVISORY** Saint Norbert School Celebrates Its Designation as a 2021 National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence with a Special Day of Activities **MEDIA ADVISORY**

Saint Norbert Catholic School in Paoli (Chester County) will celebrate its designation as a 2021 National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence with several special activities on Friday, November 19, 2021.  It is the second time the school has received this distinction from the United States Department of Education.

November 8, 2021

65 CATHOLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS THROUGHOUT THE FIVE COUNTY REGION RECOGNIZED AS 2021 ARCHDIOCESAN SCHOOLS OF DISTINGUISHED INSTRUCTION

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s Office of Catholic Education recently recognized 65 parish and regional elementary schools as 2021 Archdiocesan Schools of Distinguished Instruction. Dr. Andrew McLaughlin, Secretary for Elementary Education for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia said, “Along with my colleagues in the Office of Catholic Education and our valued partners, I am proud of our […]

October 14, 2021

**MEDIA ADVISORY** ARCHBISHOP NELSON J. PÉREZ TO VISIT POPE JOHN PAUL II HIGH SCHOOL AND CELEBRATE MASS **MEDIA ADVISORY**

Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez will celebrate Mass for the Pope John Paul II High School (PJP II HS) community in Royersford (Montgomery County).  Father Alessandro Giardini, who serves as the school’s chaplain as well as Parochial Vicar of Saint Eleanor Parish in Collegeville (Montgomery County) will concelebrate. Deacon Thomas Phillips, a long-term substitute teacher at […]

September 21, 2021

FOUR CATHOLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS IN THE ARCHDIOCESE OF PHILADELPHIA NAMED 2021 NATIONAL BLUE RIBBON SCHOOLS OF EXCELLENCE

They are among only 23 private or religious schools in the country to receive this honor. Two are receiving this distinction for the second time.    Saint Andrew Catholic School in Newtown (Bucks County), Saint Ignatius of Antioch Catholic School in Yardley (Bucks County), Saint Mary Catholic School in Schwenksville (Montgomery County), and Saint Norbert […]