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September 10, 2021

Declaración Del Arzobispo Nelson J. Pérez Con Motivo Del 20 Aniversario De Los Atentados Terroristas Del 11 De Septiembre

«Hace veinte años, vimos con asombro e incredulidad cómo los eventos en la ciudad de Nueva York, Washington D.C. y el oeste de Pensilvania se desarrollaban ante nuestros ojos. Aunque han pasado dos décadas, nuestros corazones todavía duelen de tristeza. Esos actos malvados e inimaginables extinguieron miles de vidas inocentes. No podemos ni debemos olvidar […]

September 10, 2021

Statement of Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez on the Occasion of the 20th Anniversary of the September 11th Terrorist Attacks

“Twenty years ago, we watched in shock and disbelief as the events in New York City, Washington D.C., and western Pennsylvania unfolded before our eyes. Although two decades have passed, our hearts still ache with sadness. Those evil and unimaginable acts extinguished thousands of innocent lives. We cannot and should not ever forget the magnitude […]

September 9, 2021

Schools Throughout the Archdiocese of Philadelphia to Commemorate the 20th Anniversary of September 11, 2001

Archdiocese of Philadelphia parish and regional elementary schools and secondary schools throughout the five-county region will commemorate the 20th anniversary of September 11, 2001 with several commemorations planned for Friday, September 10, 2021 and Saturday, September 11, 2021. Friday, September 10, 2021 Delaware County Cardinal O’Hara High School; 1701 South Sproul Road; Springfield, PA 19064 […]

September 9, 2021

USCCB: USCCB Releases Updated Edition of National Directory for the Formation, Ministry, and Life of Permanent Deacons in the United States

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) has released the second edition of the National Directory for the Formation, Ministry, and Life of Permanent Deacons in the United States. First promulgated in November 2004, the directory outlines the guidelines and directives to be used by dioceses in preparing or updating a diaconate program and formulating policies for the ministry and life of deacons.

September 9, 2021

Saints Simon and Jude Parish Celebrates 60th Anniversary with Mass “Under The Tent”

Saints Simon and Jude Parish in West Chester (Chester County) invites its parishioners and all people of good will to celebrate the 60th anniversary of its founding.

September 9, 2021

USCCB: President of U.S. Bishops Conference Announces Emergency Collection for Natural Disasters in Wake of Hurricane Ida

WASHINGTON – Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), has sent a letter to all U.S. bishops asking them to consider taking up a voluntary special collection in their dioceses for the Bishops Emergency Disaster Fund.

September 8, 2021


Today, officials from Conwell-Egan Catholic High School (CEC) and Immaculata University joined to sign an official agreement that entered both schools into a collaborative educational partnership that offers dual enrollment courses and an Academic and Career Academy for CEC students.

September 6, 2021

Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez Sends Letter to the Jewish Community on the Occasions of Rosh Hashanah And Yom Kippur

Dear Brothers and Sisters in the Jewish Faith Community, Together with the bishops, priests, deacons, consecrated religious, and lay faithful of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, I send prayerful best wishes as you celebrate the solemn observances of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur! I take this occasion to echo the sentiments of Pope Francis, who said, […]

September 3, 2021

Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez to Make First School Visit of the 2021-2022 Academic Year

Archbishop Pérez will visit Archbishop Wood High School and the new home of Our Lady of Confidence High School to celebrate Mass Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez will visit Archbishop Wood High School (AWHS) and the new home of Our Lady of Confidence High School Special Education Program (OLC) in Warminster (Bucks County). Archbishop Pérez will […]

September 2, 2021

Statement of Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez Regarding Historic Flooding in the Philadelphia Region From Hurricane Ida

“Last week, Hurricane Ida ravaged Louisiana and the Gulf Coast with great loss of life and property. Last night, the Philadelphia region was overwhelmed by its remnants. This morning we awoke to historic flooding not seen in this area for over 150 years. Many neighborhoods in the City of Philadelphia and our suburban counties have […]