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Scenes from graduation days across the archdiocese

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s 17 high schools throughout the five-county region recently celebrated their baccalaureate Masses and commencement exercises for the Class of 2017.

Archbishop Chaput ordains 12 men to diaconate

The men from suburban Philadelphia became deacons June 10 in the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul as their wives, families, fellow deacons and priests supported them in prayer.

Little Flower seniors pray together before graduation

See scenes from the baccalaureate Mass for Little Flower High School celebrated by Archbishop Charles Chaput June 8 at Maternity B.V.M. Church in Northeast Philadelphia.

It’s Graduation Day across the archdiocese

See scenes of Archbishop Wood High School's seniors accepting their diplomas June 5 at Arcadia University, and see the list of all archdiocesan schools' commencement exercises.

St. Dot’s Challenge brings Drexel Hill community together

The 20th annual event, featuring a 5K race, family walk and kids' race, benefits St. Dorothy Parish and other Delaware County charities.

It’s all Saints day on the diamond for Catholic League championship

Strong pitching helped Neumann Goretti overcome a determined Archbishop Wood, 6-4, for the May 27 Catholic League baseball championship at Immaculata University.

50 young men learn about priesthood through prayer, meal

The St. Andrew's Dinner held May 11 at St. Eleanor Parish, Collegeville, offered young men in Montgomery County a way to spend time with their parish priests over Evening Prayer, dinner and talks.

Archbishop pays a visit to Archbishop Ryan HS

The Northeast Philadelphia Catholic high school is celebrating its 50th anniversary, and Archbishop Chaput marked the occasion by celebrating Mass and talking with students.

Two priests ordained in solemn rite at Cathedral Basilica

Two new priests, Fathers Matthew Brody and Brian Connolly, were ordained for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia by Archbishop Charles Chaput May 20 in the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul.

Graduation day at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary

Archbishop Chaput and Bishop Timothy Senior conferred degrees and certificates on graduates of the College Division, Theology Division and School of Theological Studies in St. Martin's Chapel.