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Don Guanella Village opens training center in Secane

Archbishop Chaput walks through the facility followed by a crowd of people as he blesses all the rooms. Posted on September 17th, 2014

See our photo gallery of Archbishop Charles Chaput blessing the new facility for vocational training of adults with intellectual limitations at the site of the former Our Lady of Fatima School in Secane, Delaware County.


St. Michael School, Levittown, blesses new Pre-K classroom

Father Michael DiIorio, St. Michael Parish's pastor, blesses the new classroom. Posted on September 16th, 2014

St. Michael the Archangel School in Levittown unveiled its second Pre-K classroom to parish families Thursday, Sept. 11. See our photo gallery of the ribbon cutting ceremony and blessing led by Father Michael C. DiIorio, parish pastor.


Religious women and men celebrate 14,100 years of ministry

JubIMG_1130 Posted on September 10th, 2014

This year 208 religious sisters, four religious brothers and 31 religious priests celebrated the anniversary of 25 years or more in their congregations at the annual religious jubilarian Mass Sunday, Sept. 7. See our photo gallery of the Mass celebrated by Archbishop Chaput.


Excitement for World Meeting of Families builds at cathedral

ArtIMG_1993 Posted on September 9th, 2014

See a photo gallery on the Mass and events led by Archbishop Chaput unveiling the sacred art and official prayer for the events coming next year.


Across the Aisles: Blessed Teresa of Calcutta Parish

BTCIMG_0449 Posted on September 5th, 2014

Bishop Daniel Thomas led a blessing of new icons installed at the Blessed Teresa of Calcutta Church in Limerick, Mongtomery County, on Saturday, Aug. 30 along with Father Paul Brandt, pastor. (Photos by Sarah Webb)


Notre Dame studies concussions with students’ help

Doug Coustin (a junior football player) works with software on a tablet computer with researcher Louis Daudet. Posted on September 5th, 2014

Student athletes and trainers from eight archdiocesan high schools recently took part in a project of the University of Notre Dame to develop software as a means of studying concussions in young people.


Our Mother of Consolation families gather for prayer on eve of first day of school

OMCIMG_0603 Posted on September 3rd, 2014

Our Mother of Consolation School holds it’s annual Prayer Convocation with over 200 students, families and staff in the parish church on the eve of the first day of school. The annual gathering was created by Our Mother of Consolations’ Spirituality Committee. Reverend Robert L. Bazzoli, O.S.F.S., pastor of Our Mother of Consolation led the school community in prayer.


Across the Aisles: St. Joseph Parish, Spring City

Frank Angelucci prays at St. Joseph Church in Spring City. Posted on August 29th, 2014

Prayers, fellowship and good food were all shared by members of St. Joseph Parish in Spring City, Chester County, on Sunday, Aug. 24.


Scenes from the ministry of Bishop Thomas

BTIMG_0169 Posted on August 26th, 2014

See our photo gallery of the bishop’s ministry in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.


‘Hurricane’ comes to Casa del Carmen’s kids

GSCasaIMG_6979 Posted on August 20th, 2014

Channel 10′s meteorologist Glenn “Hurricane” Schwartz recently taught 31 children about weather forecasting and weather events including tornadoes and, of course, hurricanes, during a visit to Casa del Carmen in North Philadelphia.


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