Video Features

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 […]

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Move In Day at St Charles Seminary

The College and Theology Division seminarians of St. Charles Borromeo Seminary returned to campus to mark the start of the academic year on Tuesday, Aug. 20 beginning with registration and moving-in to the dorms.  This fall, over 40 new men will be entering seminary for the first time from approximately nine dioceses and religious orders, including […]

‘Summer Witness and Prayer’ draws pro-lifers in Philadelphia (video)

"Summer Witness and Prayer," the second annual pro-life summit of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, featured Archbishop Charles Chaput as celebrant for Mass on the morning of July 20 at the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul, Philadelphia.

Mass of Thanksgiving for Knights of Peter Claver

Almost 1,000 Knights and Ladies (especially the Ladies) of the Knights of Peter Claver filled the grand old cathedral on July 21 for the opening Mass of Thanksgiving as part of their annual convention, and first ever in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. Most other events took place at the Philadelphia Marriott Hotel.