All is Love, a New York-based hip-hop group, raised the roof at St. Margaret Church in Essington with young adults at the Catholic Underground event April 11. The concert was preceded by a eucharistic holy hour, and ended with friendly fellowship with about 50 participants. (Photos by Sarah Webb)
Hip hop artist Rebelz (right) along with DJ Ideal Soundz (left) led a raucous good time April 11 at St. Margaret Alacoque Church in Essington.
David Mirando from St. Thomas of Villanova Parish, Villanova, prays during holy hour at St. Margaret Church. The adoration and benediction was the first part of the Catholic Underground event.
Brody Black from St. John the Baptist Parish in Manayunk, Philadelphia.
Eli Velund (left) and Brian Bradley from Florida came to Catholic Underground while on a trip to visit family in the area.
Rebelz (left) and DJ Ideal Soundz pray during holy hour before they perform.
Jordan Pieper (left) and Elisabeth Nichols from Villanova sing the praises of God during the evening prayer service.
Mario Amaro (left) and Esmon Adad play guitar with the Juventud Holy Family Youth Group Choir from Union City, N.J., during holy hour.
Gabriela Romero (top left) sings with Juventud Holy Family Youth Group Choir with Esmon Abad on guitar, right.
The Blessed Sacrament is displayed for adoration at St. Margaret Church, which became a worship site after the parish’s merger with St. Gabriel Parish in Norwood last year.
Deacon Gary W. Guy, a permanent deacon assigned to Our Lady of Fatima Parish in Secane, leads benediction.
Eli Velund and Brian Bradley hold hands as Deacon Gary Guy leads benediction.
Attendees at Catholic Underground socialize in the church hall after the “coffeehouse”-style concert.
The youngest attendees have fun hanging out together on a Saturday night at church.
DJ Ideal Soundz and Rebelz
Rebelz stirs the crowd into a raucous mood.
Rebelz and DJ Ideal Soundz put their message of Christian faith to rock-solid hip hop beats.
Rebelz and DJ Ideal Soundz