Photo features

Catholic League softball season ends with Ryan at top again

See scenes from the dramatic softball championship game May 25 between Cardinal O'Hara and Archbishop Ryan.

Prep’s $10,000 donation will help feed thousands this summer

See a photo gallery from St. Joseph's Preparatory School where students made a donation to a nonprofit in Germantown and to Nutritional Development Services for its Summer Feeding Program.

Across the Aisles: Priesthood ordination at the cathedral

See our photo gallery of scenes from the Mass Saturday, May 21 at which Archbishop Charles Chaput ordained four men to the priesthood at the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul.

Three deacons ordained for Philadelphia Archdiocese

The men received the sacrament of holy orders and were ordained transitional deacons by Archbishop Charles Chaput on Saturday, May 14 at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary. See our photo gallery.

Sisters of Life in prayer, work and play

See our photo gallery of the Sisters of Life fulfilling their vow to “protect and enhance the sacredness of human life” as they work and pray with the women coming to the order's crisis pregnancy home in New York City.

St. John’s Parish, Manayunk, toasts 185th in grand style

The parish welcomed Archbishop Charles Chaput, many priests and hundreds of parishioners and guests for a festive milestone anniversary Mass and block party on a recent sunny Sunday morning.

Catholic education event honors 3 outstanding alumni

Sports writer Ray Didinger, Independence Blue Cross CEO Daniel Hilferty and former World Meeting of Families executive director Donna Crilley Farrell received awards at the inaugural CAPS fundraiser May 3.

Trenton Bishop confers ministry on 31 men

See scenes from the Mass in the grand St. Martin's Chapel at St. Charles Seminary at which Bishop David O'Connell conferred the ministry of acolyte upon seminarians and candidates for the permanent diaconate.

At Mass, priests pray in gratitude for ordination

Priests celebrating the anniversary of their ordination this year and other priest alumni of St. Charles Seminary concelebrated Mass April 28, joined by Archbishop Charles Chaput. They enjoyed social time together afterward.

Across the Aisles: St. Thomas More Parish, South Coventry

Parishioners gathered for the Saturday evening vigil Mass at St. Thomas More Church April 23 with their pastor, Father Hugh J. Dougherty, celebrant. See our photos of the northern Chester County parish.