Prayer service in South Phila. heeds Pope Francis’ call to remember migrants
Archbishop Charles Chaput led a gathering June 21 at St. Thomas Aquinas Church for about 400 faithful representing many cultures in the archdiocese. The pope asked every diocese to highlight the issue of migration.
Catholic League’s boys play in the big leaguers’ park
The Carpenter Cup Classic offered a chance for some of the Philadelphia region's best players to compete at Citizens Bank Park, including the Catholic League team which fell in the final game.
Prayers for a healthy, peaceful summer
The Blessing of the Summer event held June 23 at St. Raymond School kicked off the Summer Meals Program of Nutritional Development Services in which children enjoy more than 800,000 free, nutritious meals.
Across the Aisles: St. Dominic Church, Philadelphia
Parishioners and guests of the Northeast Philadelphia parish gathered for Mass Sunday, June 18 as they've been doing in the Holmesburg and Torresdale sections of the city since 1849. See our photo gallery.
Cops, clergy and residents come together in prayer
Philadelphia police officers gathered with clergy and members of the community for prayers the evening of June 16 in parks located in every police district in the city. The police department and clergy leaders planned the gatherings as a way to improve police relations in the communities. In the 26th District in the Port Richmond/Kensington area, […]
High school grads mark their milestone of life in fine style
Our gallery of the Class of 2016 shows graduation ceremonies from Mount St. Joseph Academy, Gwynedd Mercy Academy, SS. John Neumann and Maria Goretti High School and the Gesu School.
Bishop Shanahan HS graduates 280 seniors
The archdiocesan high school in Downingtown held commencement exercises at the school on Friday, June 10. Presiding was Sister Maureen McDermott, I.H.M., superintendent of secondary schools.
Across the Aisles: Sacred Heart Parish, Oxford
The parish in southern Chester County concluded its year-long 100th anniversary with a Mass celebrated by Archbishop Charles Chaput June 4 at Sacred Heart Church, 203 Church Road in Oxford.
Class of 2016’s graduates commence their next step in life
See a photo gallery of graduation ceremonies for seven Catholic high schools recently around the Philadelphia Archdiocese.
Across the Aisles: St. Martin of Tours Parish
The Brazilian Catholic community celebrated Mass in their native Portuguese for the 10th Sunday in Ordinary Time on Saturday, June 4 at St. Martin of Tours Church in the Oxford Circle neighborhood of Northeast Philadelphia. Father Rodolfo D. de Vasconcelos was the main celebrant for the Mass. Read our in-depth coverage of the rich ethnic diversity among […]