Across the Aisles: St. Joseph Church, Downingtown
The sacrament of anointing of the sick was celebrated at a special Mass Nov. 12 at the Chester County parish, after which parishioners offered lunch to participants of the Mass.
Stand Up for Life Dinner draws 1,300 pro-lifers to city
The annual fundraising dinner for the Pro-Life Union of Greater Philadelphia brought out many Catholics of the Philadelphia region on Sunday, Nov. 20 to the Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel.
Conwell-Egan students put tech to work in community
Students demonstrated their innovative educational technology program to visitors at a dedication event for their lab named in memory of a school graduate who was successful in the scientific field.
46 receive papal honors at cathedral ceremony
The recipients of several honors were recognized for their work and support for the visit of Pope Francis to Philadelphia last year. Archbishop Charles Chaput led the festive Nov. 17 prayer service and ceremony.
Don Guanella is celebrated in Delaware County
Members of the Don Guanella Communities and Divine Providence Village gathered Oct. 24 with former residents, family members and caregivers at Our Lady of Fatima Church in Secane, Delaware County, to celebrate the feast day of St. Don Guanella.
Seminarians mark candidacy on St. Charles Borromeo’s feast day
On Friday, Nov. 4, the feast of St. Charles Borromeo, seven men were admitted to the rite of candidacy for holy orders at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary. Archbishop Charles Chaput celebrated the Mass and led the rite.
Veterans honored at Mass, celebration at St. Katherine’s
St. Katherine of Siena Parish in Northeast Philadelphia honored military veterans at a Mass Nov. 6, after which Father Paul Kennedy, pastor, joined veterans and their families for breakfast on the cusp of Veterans Day, Nov. 11.
Catholic students and Nutritional Development Services team up to fight hunger
An annual food drive in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, celebrated Nov. 3 at St. Aloysius Academy in Bryn Mawr, collected nearly 50,000 pounds of peanut butter and jelly to stock local food cupboards.
Faith in the Future Foundation touts benefit of aiding Catholic schools
An event Nov. 7 celebrated the fourth anniversary of the foundation that manages the 17 archdiocesan high schools and four schools of special education of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.
Ladies of Archbishop Wood beat favored Lansdale for soccer title
See scenes from the Oct. 29 Catholic League girls soccer championship that saw third-seed Archbishop Wood stun top-seed Lansdale Catholic, 2-1, in overtime.