Press Releases

Catholic Housing and Community Services Breaks Ground For Saint Joseph Place, An Affordable Senior Housing Community In Delaware County

September 17th, 2021

This morning at a special ceremony, Catholic Housing and Community Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (CHCS) broke ground for Saint Joseph Place, a new affordable housing community for independent seniors in Collingdale (Delaware County).

Statement of Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez Regarding the Humanitarian Crisis in Afghanistan

September 16th, 2021

The last several weeks have been filled with heartbreaking images of individuals and families struggling to flee Afghanistan.

DECLARACIÓN DEL ARZOBISPO NELSON J. PÉREZ SOBRE LA CRISIS HUMANITARIA EN AFGANISTÁN

September 16th, 2021

Las últimas semanas han estado llenas de imágenes desgarradoras de personas y familias que luchan por escaparse de Afganistán.

Mercy Hospice Celebrates National Recovery Month

September 14th, 2021

Mercy Hospice, a ministry of Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (CSS), is celebrating National Recovery Month.

Nutritional Development Services And Archdiocese Of Philadelphia Schools Team Up To Fight Hunger With Annual Peanut Butter And Jelly Drive

September 14th, 2021

September is Hunger Action Month. Nutritional Development Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (NDS) is hosting its annual Peanut Butter and Jelly (PB&J) Drive in conjunction with Archdiocese of Philadelphia Schools (AOPS) and Parish Religious Education Programs (PREP) throughout the five-county Philadelphia region. In Pennsylvania, nearly 1.5 million people face food insecurity lack consistent access […]

Archdiocese of Philadelphia to Observe 107th World Day For Migrants And Refugees

September 14th, 2021

Faithful throughout the Archdiocese of Philadelphia are invited to join together for the celebration of Holy Mass to observe the 107th World Day for Migrants and Refugees.

Media Advisory: Catholic Housing And Community Services to Hold Groundbreaking For Saint Joseph Place, An Affordable Senior Housing Community In Delaware County

September 13th, 2021

Saint Joseph Place will be the sixth affordable housing community for senior citizens developed by Catholic Housing and Community Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and the first in the suburbs.

Haitian Catholic Community of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia to Hold Drive-by Collection for Haiti Relief Efforts

September 10th, 2021

Nearly a month after Haiti’s August 14th earthquake, The Haitian Apostolate of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, in coordination with the Office for Migrants and Refugees and Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (CSS), will be collecting donations for a shipping container being sent to Haiti at the end of October

Saint Laurence Parish School to Receive $50,000 from Alumni to Support Tuition Assistance

September 10th, 2021

The students, faculty, and staff of Saint Laurence Parish School in Upper Darby (Delaware County) will join Sister Regina Matulka, I.H.M., the school’s principal, and Father Thomas Whittingham, the pastor of Saint Laurence Parish, for a special check presentation from Mr. William Mullin a member of the class of 1982. Mr. Mullin and his wife, […]

USCCB: USCCB President on the Twentieth Anniversary of the September 11 Terrorist Attacks

September 10th, 2021

Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, issued the following statement on the eve of the twentieth anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks.