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The student Prayer Partners of Presentation B.V.M. School in Cheltenham visited the Silver Lake Nature Center in Bristol Feb. 20 for a field trip. They watched sap drip from a maple tree and were able to taste it. Students used stethoscopes to hear the sap running inside the tree.
Students also saw and touched pelts from animals [...]
Hundreds of students, faculty, alumnae, family and friends of St. Hubert High School for Girls celebrated the one year anniversary of the school remaining open on Sunday February 24, 2013. The group gathered at the intersection of Cottman and Frankford Avenues and walked to the front steps of the school where they sung the school’s Alma [...]
Archbishop Charles Chaput celebrated the Rite of Election at the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul last weekend, Feb. 16-17. In the rite, catechumens — people who are preparing to receive the sacraments of initiation in the Catholic Church including baptism, first communion and confirmation — are presented to the Archbishop. He then deems [...]
Msgr. Arthur E. Rodgers (center), rector of the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul, accepts two Telly awards from Richard Swift Glassman (left), director of Value Added Television and Matt Radico, general manager. (Photo by Sarah Webb)
The Philadelphia Visitors Channel presented Mgsr. Arthur E. Rodgers, rector of the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and [...]
Jacques Kabore, leader of the Savings and Internal Lending Community for CRS in Burkina Faso, Africa
The presentation by Jacques Kabore, a program director for CRS in Burkina Faso, will describe his work in the country. Participants will discover easy and practical resources to enliven their parish community, and have opportunities to network with other parish [...]
Father Michael Davis, pastor of St. Thomas Aquinas Parish, Croydon, will celebrate a Charismatic Mass Thursday, March 14 in the church at 601 Bristol Pike and Walnut Avenue in Croydon.
Confessions begin at 6 p.m., followed by praise and worship music at 6:45 and Mass at 7:15. Healing prayers will follow the Mass. An elevator providing [...]
Above, eighth graders of SS. Simon and Jude School, West Chester, perform Jan. 31 in the talent show during Catholic Schools Week, a traditional show at the school.
At right, second graders Evelyn Hewitt (left) and Ava Panetta enjoy browsing through titles at the school book fair.
The pre-Kindergarten students of St. Anastasia School, Newtown Square, spent time with their “breakfast buddies” in the school cafeteria recently.
Catholic Relief Services held its 2013 Rice Bowl kick-off event Jan. 29 at the St. Vincent de Paul Society food cupboard at Blessed Virgin Mary Parish, Darby. Auxiliary Bishop John McIntyre blessed sample rice bowls and Maureen McCullough, CRS regional director, thanked the Archdiocese of Philadelphia for its generous response to the program.
SS. Philip and James School in Exton held a Religion Bowl Tuesday, Jan. 29 as part of its Catholic Schools Week activities.
The competition featured six students in each of six grades – third grade versus fourth, fifth versus sixth and seventh versus eighth — answering questions on religion. The groups of contestants used a buzzer [...]