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Our Lady of Guadalupe to be honored in special vigil Mass

Posted on November 24th, 2014

The vigil Mass will be celebrated Dec. 11 by Archbishop Charles Chaput at the cathedral and will be preceded by a procession from several churches in Philadelphia that have large Hispanic ministries.

New head of Hispanic Catholic ministry seeks diversity and unity in church

Posted on November 24th, 2014

Kathia Arango, the new director of the archdiocesan Office for Hispanic Catholics, comes to the Archdiocese of Philadelphia at an exciting time when Hispanic ministry is growing every year. She wants to help Latinos express their common Catholic faith in their language and with their distinctive cultural traditions.

In his own words: Pope Francis says, ‘I will go to Philadelphia’

pope-announce Posted on November 19th, 2014

Watch a video of Pope Francis in Rome this week announcing confirmation of his trip next year to Philadelphia, and Archbishop Charles Chaput’s reaction to the news.

November newsletter: Office for Hispanic Catholics

Posted on November 13th, 2014

See the November newsletter from the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s office that serves Latino Catholics.

En noviembre, a enforcarnos en la redención

Posted on November 13th, 2014

Con 2.4 millones de encarcelados, los Estados Unidos tiene la más alta tasa de encarcelación en el mundo.

Dos eventos que no se debe perder: Un Congreso de Vida Católica y una noche con Rémi Brague

Posted on October 29th, 2014

Una de las tareas que tenemos como católicos adultos es profundizar nuestra fe mediante la oración diaria y formarnos más plenamente en lo que cree la Iglesia. Eso significa que tenemos que buscar y aprovechar las oportunidades de aprendizaje que se nos ofrecen.

Hispanic Heritage Mass (video)

Posted on October 15th, 2014

Participants in the Hispanic Heritage Mass dressed in the traditional attire of their countries of origin and processed in a colorful pageant into the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul before the Mass Oct. 12.

Daughters of Charity celebrate 200 years

Posted on October 15th, 2014

Sent 200 years ago by St. Elizabeth Ann Seton from Baltimore, the Daughters of Charity were the first order of religious women to serve in Philadelphia. They celebrated their milestone Oct. 4 at the Miraculous Medal Shrine in Germantown, Philadelphia. Read more here. See photos here. (Video by Sarah Webb)

St. Paul Parish annual candlelight rosary

Posted on October 15th, 2014

St. Paul Church in East Norriton, Montgomery County, hosted hundreds of Catholics who prayed the rosary Oct. 13, the 97th anniversary of the final apparition of the Blessed Virgin Mary at Fatima, Portugal. The rosary devotion Monday night was the 19th annual such gathering organized by St. Paul’s pastor, Father Harry E. McCreedy. Read the [...]

Fatima Catholic Outreach Center

Posted on October 15th, 2014

The former Our Lady of Fatima Parish in Bensalem has become a social service center for the Lower Bucks County community’s residents, many of whom are Latino. The center, a collaborative project of Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and St. Mary Medical Center in Langhorne, was blessed Wednesday, Oct. 8 at a [...]

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