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The Prep prevails in AAAA Catholic League championship

Posted on November 21st, 2014

The Hawks topped La Salle Nov. 14 at Northeast High School for the league’s division title. See our photo gallery from the game.

Archbishop Ryan falls to Wood in football championship

Posted on November 21st, 2014

In the Catholic League AAA Division final, Archbishop Wood used a dominating defense, offense and special teams to win 35-14 over Archbishop Ryan Nov. 15. See our photo gallery.

Across the Aisles: St. Cyril of Jerusalem Parish, Jamison

The St. Cyril youth choir sings and plays music to lead parishioners at Mass. Posted on November 20th, 2014

The youth choir at St. Cyril’s provided the liturgical music for a recent Sunday Mass celebrated by their pastor, Msgr. Robert J. Powell. The parish will celebrate its 50th anniversary next year. Photo gallery by Sarah Webb.

Art Museum hosts announcement of papal visit

About 200 Catholic school students representing St. Francis Xavier, St. Mary Interparochial and St. Peter the Apostle grade schools in Philadelphia, plus Cardinal O’Hara, Father Judge, Archbishop Carroll, Roman Catholic and Hallahan high schools, fill the Grand Hall Staircase of the Philadelphia Museum of Art Nov. 17. (Sarah Webb) Posted on November 18th, 2014

Organizers for the 2015 World Meeting of Families and civic officials held a press conference attended at the Philadelphia Museum of Art to announce that Pope Francis will visit the City of Brotherly Love next September. See our photo gallery.

Scenes from the Catholic Life Congress

A choir sings during lunchtime at the congress. Posted on November 5th, 2014

See our photo gallery of the annual Catholic Life Congress, which drew about 900 Catholic lay volunteer catechists from parishes in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia to the Nov. 1 event.

Learning to equip future saints

Archbishop Charles Chaput address the teachers as Chris Mominey, chief operating officer and secretary for Catholic education in the archdiocese, looks on. Posted on November 3rd, 2014

See our photo gallery from the first meeting of all Catholic school educators in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia — some 3,500 teachers and administrators — Oct. 31 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

Vikings eke out Catholic League soccer title

SoccerIMG_1092 Posted on October 31st, 2014

Roman Catholic and Archbishop Wood could not have played their Catholic League boys soccer championship any closer. In the end, a penalty kick decided the game and the season in Archbishop Wood Vikings’ favor, 1-0 — see our photo gallery.

Medical Mission Sisters mark 75th anniversary

Posted on October 31st, 2014

In 1925 Mother Anna Dengel saw the need for women medical professionals to heal women and children in then-Pakistan, where women were forbidden to be treated by male doctors.
See our photo gallery on the celebration of their 75 years in the Philadelphia Archdiocese, Oct. 27.

On Tuesday nights, 150 parishioners pray rosary for peace

StChrisIMG_0742- Posted on October 31st, 2014

Parishioners of St. Christopher Parish in Northeast Philadelphia gathered in large numbers to pray the rosary together Tuesday, Oct. 28 as they do every Tuesday night. See our photo gallery.

African Heritage Mass celebrated in West Philadelphia parish

African Mass Father Livinus Ugochukwu offers those presenting the gifts a blessing  IMG_9652 Posted on October 22nd, 2014

The Mass, celebrated by Father Livinus Ugochukwu and including four choirs, was multilingual and multicultural, representing the linguistic and cultural diversity of Africa. Participants wore traditional attire of their countries of origin. (Photos by Sarah Webb)

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