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Concert of Excellence wows music lovers at Kimmel Center

More than 450 of the top musicians and singers in archdiocesan Catholic schools performed in the annual concert and debuted a new work by a composer and alum of Archbishop Wood High School.

Priests enjoy fellowship, prayer together in Malvern

Archdiocesan priests came together for a retreat and workshop April 12 at Malvern Retreat House that included time for shared prayer, reflection and camaraderie.

Archbishop confers formal blessing on new Norbertine abbot

Norbertine Father Domenic Rossi was elected the new abbot of Daylesford Abbey Jan. 23, but Archbishop Charles Chaput conferred the abblatial blessing on Abbot Rossi during a ceremony April 14.

Across the Aisles: St. Mark Parish, Bristol

Parishioners and guests gathered with their pastor, Father Dennis Mooney, for the Saturday evening Mass April 7. See scenes from the Mass at one of Bucks County's oldest Catholic churches.

Bonner-Prendergast students make cross of Jesus personal

In a Stations of the Cross devotion during Holy Week, the students reflected on the passion of Jesus and had the opportunity to touch a large cross carried through the school auditorium.

Villanova fans cheer Wildcats at championship parade

Thousands of fans cheered the Villanova men's basketball team in center city Philadelphia on Thursday, April 5 in celebration of the Wildcats' NCAA national championship. See scenes from the parade and rally.

SS. Philip and James Parish celebrates Easter Vigil Mass

The faithful of the parish in Exton celebrated the most solemn liturgy of the year last Saturday night as Father Joseph Dieckhaus, pastor, led the Mass and welcomed one young man into the Catholic faith.

Across the Aisles: Easter Sunday at St. Martin of Tours

See scenes of families celebrating the Resurrection at the church in New Hope, Bucks County. Although an old parish founded in 1885, the new construction church incorporates sacred art both new and old.

Philadelphia priests, led by archbishop, celebrate Chrism Mass

Archbishop Charles Chaput celebrated the annual Chrism Mass on Holy Thursday in the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul, in which holy oils were blessed and priests renewed their vows.

Passion play comes alive at Lansdale parish

Members of Corpus Christi Parish performed a reenactment of Christ’s crucifixion and death on Good Friday, March 30, in the church located at 900 Sumneytown Pike in Lansdale.