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Revival preaches ‘Can’t Nobody Do Me Like Jesus’

The two-day revival at the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul brought Black Catholics to their feet in praise, and in deep reflection and prayer, Sept. 26-27.

Catholic students help stop hunger, learn about needy people in Africa

About 115 Catholic school students and school administrators prepared bags of food in the Helping Hands activity of Catholic Relief Services Sept. 21 at Archbishop Wood High School.

Across the Aisles: Mass for St. Teresa at St. Patrick’s, Norristown

St. Patrick Parish in Norristown hosted a Mass Sept. 20 in thanksgiving for St. Teresa of Calcutta, the founder of the Missionaries of Charity, whose sisters staff a convent adjacent to the church.

Chris Stefanick offers up energetic Reboot! Live! talk

The popular youth evangelist brought his upbeat program of music, video and energetic discussion to St. Martin of Tours church, New Hope, last week.

A nation turns its eyes to St. Joe’s Prep / Archbishop Wood tilt

The Prep topped Wood, 43-24, in a game televised by ESPNU. The two powerhouses squared off in a game with playoff implications, and one that football fans are still discussing a week later.

St. Alphonsus Parish hosts talk by Catholic evangelist Matthew Kelly

The prolific author and popular speaker addressed hundreds of people at two full churches last weekend in the archdiocese: St. John the Evangelist in Morrisville and St. Alphonsus in Maple Glen.

Seminarians, permanent deacon candidates receive mininstry of lector

Bishop Michael Fitzgerald conferred the ministry for proclaiming Scripture at liturgies upon upon eight seminarians studying for the Philadelphia Archdiocese and 10 men in formation for the diaconate.

New name, same spirit at Mercy Career and Technical School

A pep rally at the former Mercy Vocational High School, founded in 1950, celebrated the name change and the mission to continue providing contemporary job options and a non-traditional path to higher education.

Blue Mass at St. Isaac Jogues Church recalls peacemakers, victims of 9/11

First responders including police, fire and emergency medical officers from the Wayne, Chester County community gathered with parishioners on the solemn 15th anniversary of the terrorist attacks.

New student leaders in a new year at St. Cornelius School

The eighth graders of the school in Chadds Ford received Leadership Crosses from their pastor Sept. 8 at the Opening School Mass. The students promised to model good behaviors for the younger students.