Deacon Lawrence C. Houston from St. Peter Claver Church in the Archdiocese of New Orleans led the second annual Revival in Philadelphia Sept. 26 at the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul in Philadelphia.
“Can’t Nobody Do Me Like Jesus” was the theme as the revival lifted praise in song with the 80-voice Philadelphia Catholic Mass Choir. People from all over the archdiocese and the Dioceses of Camden and Wilmington joined together to worship and praise God.
The revival was sponsored by the archdiocesan Office for Black Catholics. Read complete coverage here, and watch a video here. (Photos by Sarah Webb)
Kenny Arrington leads the Philadelphia Catholic Mass Choir.
Catholic faithful raise their hearts and voices in prayer and praise at the Sept. 26-27 revival sponsored by the archdiocesan Office for Black Catholics. (Photo by Sarah Webb)
Under the direction of Kenny Arrington, the Philadelphia Mass Choir filled the church with their voices of praise.
Seminarian Jamey Moses leads the entrance procession for the revival celebration.
Fourth Degree Knights of Peter Claver served the revival.
Sister Mary Norbert Molinem, S.B.S., blesses Deacon Lawrence C. Houston before he speaks at the second annual revival.
The Fourth Degree Knights of Peter Claver extend their hands in prayer over Deacon Lawrence C. Houston of the Archdiocese of New Orleans.
Vincentian Father Sy Peterka, pastor of St. Vincent de Paul Parish in the Germantown section of Philadelphia, sings along and plays his tambourine.
Deacon James Mahoney (left) and Deacon Lawrence C. Houston join the congregation in praise.
The congregation, led by members of the Philadelphia Mass Choir, pray over Deacon Lawrence Houston before he preaches his homily Monday, Sept. 26. (Sarah Webb)
From left, Ora King of St. Vincent de Paul Parish and Alice Yellock of St. John the Evangelist Parish praise the Lord at the revival.
The Philadelphia Catholic Mass Choir.
Nathaniel Jeff Owens from St. Malachy Parish in North Philadelphia served as master of ceremonies for the revival at the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul.
Deacon Lawrence C. Houston speaks on the theme of the revival, “Can’t Nobody Do Me Like Jesus.”
Sandra Greene, who attends Our Lady of Hope Church on Broad Street in Philadelphia, raises her voice.