People and Events

Sisters of Mercy spiritual center named a “zone of peace”

Cranaleith received the designation from the Religious Leaders Council of Greater Philadelphia at a Nov. 11 ceremony that highlighted the urgent need for non-violent conflict resolution.

Youth transform group house into home through teamwork

At a Catholic Social Services facility for at-risk teens, a holiday decorating project becomes a lesson in life skills.

Gianna Center of Philadelphia raises funds at dinner

Having opened in the city just last July, the Gianna Center aimed to get help for its initiative to provide women with natural and ethical options for reproductive and fertility health care via a fundraiser.

Cranaleith celebrates 20 years of transformation and healing

The retreat and conference center, operated by the Sister of Mercy, marked its second decade by honoring several nonprofit leaders for their service.

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.