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Christmas angel wows ‘em at St. Philip Parish performance

StPIMG_6707 Posted on December 19th, 2014

Actor Frank Runyeon put on a tour de force perfomance and got all the parishioners of St. Philip Neri, Pennsburg into the Christmas spirit with his rousing show “The 3 1/2 Stories of Christmas” on Saturday, Dec. 13.

Our Lady of Guadalupe’s feast is time for outpouring of love

Children carry a statue of the Blessed Mother in procession. Posted on December 15th, 2014

The love of Catholics for the Blessed Mother flowed out from their homes, unto the streets of Philadelphia and into the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul on Thursday night, Dec. 11 — see 16 images in our photo gallery.

Learning about marriage before the big day

Marriage Prep_6085 Posted on December 11th, 2014

Dozens of engaged couple learned about the Catholic teachings on marriage before their wedding day during a marriage preparation workshop last week at St. Mary Magdalen Parish in Media. See our photo gallery.

Across the Aisles: St. Peter Parish, West Brandywine

Pastor Fr. Micheal Fitzpatrick Posted on December 10th, 2014

Father Michael Fitzpatrick celebrated Mass with the parish’s youth choir, which performed sacred music in a contemporary style, during a recent Sunday Mass at the Chester County church.

Nativity comes alive at St. Anthony Parish

StAntIMG_5959 Posted on December 9th, 2014

Members of St. Anthony of Padua Parish staged a live tableau of the birth of Jesus on the parish grounds Dec. 4. Volunteers portrayed the characters of the Nativity story, complete with sets and live animals, as guests walked by and reviewed the various scenes.

Families witness Advent Mass, World Meeting event at cathedral

WMFIMG_5073 Posted on December 5th, 2014

View our photo gallery of families including many children at the holy hour and Mass for more than a thousand people and Archbishop Chaput Sunday night at the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul.

Nativity Place begins transformation from school to seniors’ home

Nativity BVM Place IMG_4222 Posted on December 1st, 2014

Bishop John McIntyre led a prayer service Nov. 21 at Nativity B.V.M. Parish in Philadelphia’s Port Richmond section, where the former parish school will become 63 one-bedroom apartments for seniors. See our photo gallery.

The Prep prevails in AAAA Catholic League championship

Posted on November 21st, 2014

The Hawks topped La Salle Nov. 14 at Northeast High School for the league’s division title. See our photo gallery from the game.

Archbishop Ryan falls to Wood in football championship

Posted on November 21st, 2014

In the Catholic League AAA Division final, Archbishop Wood used a dominating defense, offense and special teams to win 35-14 over Archbishop Ryan Nov. 15. See our photo gallery.

Across the Aisles: St. Cyril of Jerusalem Parish, Jamison

The St. Cyril youth choir sings and plays music to lead parishioners at Mass. Posted on November 20th, 2014

The youth choir at St. Cyril’s provided the liturgical music for a recent Sunday Mass celebrated by their pastor, Msgr. Robert J. Powell. The parish will celebrate its 50th anniversary next year. Photo gallery by Sarah Webb.

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