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Michael Braga-Henebry teaches his fifth grade class at Regina Coeli Academy, Abington. (Photos by Sarah Webb)
January 31st, 2015

Old is new: Regina Academies grow by teaching the classics in small classes

The four grade-school academies emphasize memorization, Latin and Catholic formation from the Catechism. Class sizes of about 10 students appeal to parents.

January 31st, 2015

Old is new: Regina Academies grow by teaching the classics in small classes

The four grade-school academies emphasize memorization, Latin and Catholic formation from the Catechism. Class sizes of about 10 students appeal to parents.

January 30th, 2015

Sisters of St. Francis offer tours of motherhouse

The congregation invites all families to come meet the sisters and to take a tour of Our Lady of Angels Convent in Aston on Sunday, Feb. 8.

January 30th, 2015

Nativity School’s students dance 6 hours to support kids with cancer

The Warminster Catholic school hoped to raise $8,000 in a one-day marathon of dancing and fun activities, in tandem with a Penn State University fundraiser. The students instead raised $38,000.

January 30th, 2015

North Wales school honors local military servicemen

National Guard members from the Horsham Air Guard Station and veterans from Chalfont VFW Post #3258 visited Mary Mother of the Redeemer School at an assembly Jan. 26.

January 30th, 2015

St. Mark School honors beloved pastor in Bristol

The archdiocesan Office of Catholic Education and the parish community surprised Father Dennis Mooney with an award for his dedication to the parish school and its students, which he called “the love of my life.”

January 30th, 2015

Mary’s intercession sought for persecuted Christians in Middle East

Archbishop Charles Chaput joins Bishop Francis Kalabat of the Chaldean Diocese of St. Thomas the Apostle in encouraging Catholics to pray the rosary and a special prayer for Christians especially in Iraq and Syria.

January 30th, 2015

St. Christopher School honors local peace officers

Students from Kindergarten through eighth grades sang songs, gave thanks and presented plaques to 50 firefighters and police officers visiting the Northeast Philadelphia school this week.

January 30th, 2015

In Gospel, identity of Jesus is slowly revealed

The disciples of Christ recognize the authority of Jesus in word and deed. That demands a response from us to follow him each day, writes Msgr. Joseph Prior on the readings for this Sunday’s Mass.

January 30th, 2015

Readings of the holy Mass – Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Read or listen to the readings before Mass with the resources below from the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, using the New American Bible, Revised Edition.

January 30th, 2015

CHA brief urges U.S. Supreme Court to maintain health care subsidies

If the U.S. Supreme Court strikes down federal subsidies that have helped millions of people get health care coverage under the Affordable Care Act, it will be “an incredible cruelty,” said the president and CEO of the Catholic Health Association.

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Across the Aisles: St. Cornelius, Chadds Ford

Catholic Schools Week got a fitting kick-off at St. Cornelius Parish in Chadds Ford as Msgr. Gregory Parlante, the pastor, celebrated Mass Jan. 25 with a full church of parishioners including many students of the parish school.

  • St Cornelius Youth Choir which includes the school children
  • Gospel Deacon Ron Lewis
  • Homily
  • Homily Msgr. Gregory Parlante
  • 4th grader Ava Iannucci leads the bell choir
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  • Noah, Charlotte, and Stephanie (mom) McFadden
  • Weekend sacarstin and extrordianary minister Veronica Egner
  • Entrance to St Cornelius School
  • Parents check out their kids classrooms for CSW
  • The Andrew family tours the school for CSW after the 11am mass
  • Tour of school after mass for CSW
  • Most of the masses at St Cornelius are standing room only
  • cruicifix Mark Nicosia
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  • Typical of masses standing room only
  • Cantor Anna Hricko
  • Students perform for CSW
  • 4th grader Ava Iannucci leads the bell choir