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Two priests ordained in solemn rite at Cathedral Basilica

Two new priests, Fathers Matthew Brody and Brian Connolly, were ordained for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia by Archbishop Charles Chaput May 20 in the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul.

50 young men learn about priesthood through prayer, meal

The St. Andrew's Dinner held May 11 at St. Eleanor Parish, Collegeville, offered young men in Montgomery County a way to spend time with their parish priests over Evening Prayer, dinner and talks.

Archbishop pays a visit to Archbishop Ryan HS

The Northeast Philadelphia Catholic high school is celebrating its 50th anniversary, and Archbishop Chaput marked the occasion by celebrating Mass and talking with students.

Graduation day at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary

Archbishop Chaput and Bishop Timothy Senior conferred degrees and certificates on graduates of the College Division, Theology Division and School of Theological Studies in St. Martin's Chapel.

Across the Aisles: Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, Philadelphia

Family and friends celebrated first holy Communion April 30 at the parish in the Overbook section of Philadelphia. The parish's pastor, Mercedarian Father Michael Rock, was the main celebrant.

St. Charles Seminary grads gather for baccalaureate Mass

Seminarians graduating from the College Division of St. Charles Borromeo Seminary celebrated baccalaureate Mass together May 16 in the seminary's St. Martin's Chapel.

Eight men ordained transitional deacons at seminary

Bishop Timothy Senior ordained six seminarians of St. Charles Borromeo Seminary, plus two men studying for Sri Lanka, to the diaconate Saturday, May 13 in St. Martin's Chapel.

Across the Aisles: Our Lady of Fatima Parish, Secane

Archbishop Charles Chaput observed the 100th anniversary of the first apparition of Mary to three children in Fatima, Portugal with his visit to the Delaware County parish in her name on Sunday, May 14.

Philadelphia priests pray together at alma mater, St. Charles Seminary

Priests celebrating significant anniversaries of their ordination this year gathered for the annual Priest Alumni and Jubilarian Mass May 4 at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary.

Men receive ministry of acolyte at seminary

Bishop John McIntyre conferred the ministry of acolyte on seven seminarians of the Philadelphia Archdiocese along with 24 men in formation as permanent deacons May 6 at St. Charles Seminary.