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Archbishop hosts final lecture in Year of Faith series (video)

Archbishop Charles J. Chaput hosted the final installment of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s Year of Faith Lecture Series on Tuesday, Oct. 1 at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary in Wynnewood. His presentation, titled “Fire Upon the Earth: A Call to Conversion and the New Evangelization,” appealed to the crowd of approximately 300 in attendance. Following his […]

St. Francis Country House celebrates 100 years in Darby

St. Francis Country House, a member facility of Catholic Health Care Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, is celebrating 100 years of providing health care services for the Delaware County community. To commemorate the occasion, Archbishop Charles J. Chaput celebrated a Mass of Thanksgiving Friday, Oct. 4. A celebration dinner followed at Springfield Country Club. […]

Mayor Michael Nutter addresses leaders at West Catholic Prep

  West Catholic Preparatory High School at 4501 Chestnut St. hosted The Honorable Michael A. Nutter, Mayor of Philadelphia, during a student leadership assembly on Thursday, October 3, 2013.  The mayor addressed the student body on the topic of leadership and help hand out pins to West Catholic’s newly installed student leaders after they maid their […]

Catholic Foundation aims to engage lay Catholic donors in Philadelphia

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia will not ask Catholics for money. Instead, the Catholic Foundation of Greater Philadelphia will not only “make the ask” but it will invite donors to indicate how they would like their contributions to be used in support of the good works of the church in Southeastern Pennsylvania. The new organization was […]

Healing Mass at SS. Philip and James Church unites suffering to exaltation

As the universal church celebrated the feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross on Sept. 14, worshipers participated in a healing Mass at SS. Philip and James Church in Exton to unite their suffering to exaltation. Infirm parishioners and their families, as well as caregivers, received prayers and the sacrament of anointing of the […]

It’s a new school year with a new name for West Catholic Preparatory High School

Bishop Michael Fitzgerald, Mr. Christopher Mominey, Chief Operating Officer and Secretary of Catholic Education, Mr. Samuel Casey Carter, Chief Executive Officer Faith in the Future Foundation and  Dr. Carol A. Cary, Superintendent of Secondary Schools, visited West Catholic Preparatory High School and participated in the presentation of the school’s new flag reflecting the school’s updated name.  Chris […]

Chef Jose Garces celebrates new healthy pantry at Casa Del Carmen

Christina Weiss Lurie, President of the Philadelphia Eagles Youth Partnership, and Jose Garces, award-winning Iron Chef and co-founder of the Garces Foundation, took part in the grand opening of the Green Light Pantry at Casa del Carmen on Tuesday, September 11.  The Green Light Pantry at Casa del Carmen, a ministry of Catholic Social Services […]

Religious Jubilarian Mass 2013

Archbishop Charles Chaput celebrated Mass for about 100 religious priests, sisters and brothers in the Philadelphia Archdiocese who are marking anniversaries of 25 years or more in religious life Sunday, Sept. 8 at the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul in Philadelphia. This year 253 jubilarians in the archdiocese are celebrating their anniversaries. The […]

Catholic schools welcome back students for 2013-2014 school year

St. Katherine Day School receives a blessing on first day of school

Bishop Daniel E. Thomas offered a classroom blessing to students and staff for the start of the 2013-2014 school year at St. Katherine Day School in Wynnewood, Montgomery County. After the blessing Bishop Thomas gave each student a brown scapular and miraculous medal to wear. Christopher Mominey, chief operating officer of Faith in the Future […]