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Across the Aisles: Haitian community at St. William Church

Worshipers in the Haitian Creole language worshiped God in the Mass Sunday evening, Aug. 7 with a Haitian religious-order priest. See our photos representing one of many ethnic communities in the archdiocese.

Seminarians move in and begin a new year

The "new men" at St. Charles Seminary and their families hauled boxes and greeted fellow seminarians and faculty on Aug. 23, settling in for the start of a new semester.

Bishop Edward Deliman ordained at cathedral

See scenes from the ordination Mass of Bishop Edward M. Deliman, the newest auxiliary bishop of Philadelphia on Aug. 18 by Archbishop Charles Chaput in the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul.

St. John Neumann Place II: New housing for elderly residents

Philadelphia civic and Catholic leaders broke ground Aug. 9 and blessed the second phase of affordable housing developed by the Archdiocese of Philadelphia for seniors in South Philadelphia.

Welcoming the new neighbors: Archbishop takes tour of Mormon temple

Archbishop Charles Chaput led a group of priests and others from the Archdiocese of Philadelphia on a tour of the new temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in center city Philadelphia.

Kids in after-school programs celebrate picnic in the park

Children enrolled in one of many Out of School Time programs at Catholic and public schools in Philadelphia spent a fun day in the sun, in the pool and with friends July 22 at Neshaminy State Park.

3,000 young people set a record for writers in Philadelphia

Students from the Out of School Time program at St. Martin de Porres School were among the youths ages 7 to 17 who joined the Mighty Writers public writing project July 26 at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Nuns on the Bus end summer tours with Philadelphia rally

Twenty nuns participated in a 13-state road trip by bus this summer which ended in Philadelphia during the week of the Democratic National Convention with a rally at St. Joseph's Preparatory School.

Across the Aisles: St. Mary Parish, Schwenksville

Parishioners of the Western Montgomery County parish gathered for the 4 p.m. Mass Saturday, July 16 as their pastor, Father Louis Bellopede, was main celebrant.

Across the Aisles: St. Teresa of Calcutta Parish

Father Paul Brandt, pastor, led the unveiling of the official name change from Blessed to Saint Teresa of Calcutta following Saturday evening Mass July 16. The parish in Limerick was founded 10 years ago.