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March 28, 2014

Office Of Catholic Education And Faith In The Future Foundation Announce Administrative Appointments

The Office of Catholic Education of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (OCE) and Faith in the Future are pleased to announce the appointments of Mr. Peter Balzano, Principal of Cardinal O’Hara High School (Delaware County), Mr. William E. Brannick, Director of Technology, Office of Catholic Education and Mr. Michael J. McArdle as Director of Financial Aid, […]

March 26, 2014

World Meeting Of Families – Philadelphia 2015, The Archdiocese Of Philadelphia, VISIT PHILADELPHIA™, And The City Of Philadelphia Partner On Twitter Campaign To Help Bring Pope Francis To Philadelphia

The World Meeting of Families-Philadelphia 2015, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, VISIT PHILADELPHIA, and the City of Philadelphia are encouraging people to show their desire for Pope Francis to visit our city as well as their support for the international event being held in our city next fall. World Meeting of Families and Archdiocesan social media […]

March 25, 2014

Remarks Of Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. And Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, President Of The Pontifical Council For The Family At Today’s World Meeting Of Families – Philadelphia News Conference In Rome

As part of the Leadership Delegation from the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s formal itinerary in Rome, planning meetings were held at the offices of the Pontifical Council for the Family followed by a news conference at the Press Office of the Holy See featuring remarks from Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. and Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, […]

March 25, 2014

Archdiocese Of Philadelphia To Honor Four At Distinguished Graduate Awards

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia will honor four remarkable Catholic school graduates with its 2014 Distinguished Graduate Awards. The event honors Catholic school alumni who, through their achievements and commitment to living a Catholic life, best embody the spirit of Catholic education in the Archdiocese. 7:00 p.m. Thursday, March 27, 2014 The Crystal Tea Room – […]

March 24, 2014

Leadership Delegation Arrives In Rome In Advance Of Planning Meetings And Private Audience With Pope Francis For World Meeting Of Families – Philadelphia 2015

Rome, Italy (March 24, 2014) – A special leadership delegation led by Archbishop Charles J. Chaput O.F.M. Cap., Governor Tom Corbett (Pennsylvania) and Mayor Michael A. Nutter (Philadelphia), arrived in Rome , Italy, this morning to commence planning meetings for the Eighth World Meeting of Families, which will be held in Philadelphia, PA in September […]

March 21, 2014

Archbishop Chaput’s Weekly Column: Lent And The Road Less Traveled

What Francis of Assisi and every other great saint discovered in their time is that we become who we really are — we experience life most vividly — when we allow Jesus Christ to transform and work through us. Each of us as disciples receives a call to share in God’s power to give life. […]

March 21, 2014

Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary Announces Sale Of Selected Works By Thomas Eakins Through Christie’s Private Sales

Contextual Background Last March, Archbishop Chaput announced a plan focused on the future viability and sustainability of Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary. Its stated goal was to bring a sense of energy to the Seminary, its program of priestly formation, its program of permanent diaconate formation and educational opportunities it offers for the general public through […]

March 18, 2014

Casa Del Carmen Graduates First Green Light Pantry Class

The Green Light Pantry at Casa del Carmen, a ministry of Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, will graduate the first Green Light Pantry class. Diego Castellanos, host of WPVI-TV Channel 6’s “Puerto Rican Panorama,” will be the guest speaker. In association with the graduation, the United Way and the Philadelphia Eagles will […]

March 14, 2014

Mr. Thomas S. Fertal Named 3rd President Of Cardinal O’Hara High School

The Office of Catholic Education (OCE) and the Faith in the Future Foundation are pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Thomas S. Fertal as the 3rd President of Cardinal O’Hara High School in Delaware County. Mr. Fertal will formally assume his responsibilities on June 1st. He succeeds Dr. William J. McCusker, President of Cardinal […]

March 12, 2014

Statement Regarding The Outcome Of Father Andrew Mccormick’s Trial

Father Andrew McCormick was placed on administrative leave by the Archdiocese of Philadelphia in March 2011. This action followed concerns raised by a Grand Jury Report issued in February of that year. Since that time, he has not exercised public ministry. He has not and may not administer the sacraments publicly or present himself as […]