People and Events

Connelly Foundation appoints leaders from Philadelphia School District, Pew Charitable Trusts

Fran Burns and Tim Durkin, who both joined the foundation in late August, have previously held prominent leadership positions in Philadelphia.

Miraculous Medal Shrine offers new schedule for novenas

The new schedule combines the 6:30 p.m. novena service and 7:30 p.m. Mass to become a 7 p.m. Mass, among other changes. It will remain in effect until a new schedule is announced before Advent.

St. Thomas More seeks founding parishioners to celebrate jubilee

The Pottstown parish will celebrate a special Mass for deceased original members as it marks its 50th anniversary.

Phila. law firm makes donation to help city’s homeless men

St. John's Hospice received a donation of travel mugs for the men it serves from the law firm Spector Gadon & Rosen, thanks to a Catholic parishioner and lawyer with the firm.

St. Lucy Day School principal honored

Sister Lisa Ann Lettiere, I.H.M., was named the Blindness and Low Vision Studies Alumna of the Year 2018 from the Alumni Association of Salus University.

Become a Cathedral Ambassador

The Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul in Philadelphia is recruiting new individuals throughout the Archdiocese of Philadelphia to welcome visitors and answer questions.

St. Thomas More honors fathers during its 50th jubilee year

The Pottstown parish kicked off a year-long celebration in May, with multiple events that will culminate in a May 2019 Mass to be celebrated by Archbishop Charles Chaput.

St. Jude parishioners visit Divine Providence Village

Fun, fellowship and craft-making marked the April 21 day of service, which was part of this year's Catholic Charities Appeal.

Walkathon draws Nativity of Our Lord School community

The 27th annual event brought out students, faculty, parents and siblings for a walk around the grounds of the Warminster Catholic school, and that of its neighbor, Archbishop Wood High School.

St. Martin of Tours School runs gala to support tuition aid

Among the honorees at the fundraiser were Wendell Young IV, Christian Brother Richard Kestler and Mary Harkins. The annual event has helped the school increase enrollment.