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At Metanoia rally, teens urged to turn to God

Thousands of Catholic high school sophomores, who normally would make their class retreat at their individual schools, gathered for the inaugural archdiocesan retreat for sophs Oct. 17 at La Salle University.

Prayers and pride abound at annual Mass for Hispanic Catholics

Auxiliary Bishop Edward Deliman, who leads pastoral ministry to the Latino Catholics who call the Philadelphia Archdiocese home, celebrated the Hispanic Heritage Mass Oct. 9 at the cathedral.

Individuals, teams battle for Catholic League golf titles

La Salle and Little Flower captured their boys and girls championships, respectively, at Melrose Country Club Oct. 3. Roman Catholic's Alex Durelli and Archbishop Wood's Karly Brown won the individual titles.

Little Flower comes up big with win against Archbishop Carroll

In Catholic League girls' soccer action Oct. 3, Little Flower blanked host Carroll, 4-0. As of Oct. 6, Little Flower stands in fourth place in the league with a 6-2 record, while Carroll is in the middle of the pack at 4-5.

Across the Aisles: St. Matthew Church, Conshohocken

Auxiliary Bishop Michael Fitzgerald visited St. Matthew Parish to celebrate Mass and dedicate the newly renovated parish center on Sunday, Sept. 25.

St. Edmond’s marks 100 years of offering special care

The home began in West Philadelphia in 1916 to care for child victims of polio. Today the facility continues that mission for young people in fragile health who, through the staff and dedicated volunteers, receive 24/7 care.

Respect Life Month begins with rally in Philadelphia

Witnessing to the value of all human life, Catholics and others of good will gathered for a respect life rally and march Sunday, Sept. 25 through center city Philadelphia.

AbbeyFest offers up music and prayer in day-long event

The annual festival at Daylesford Abbey in Paoli drew thousands of teenagers, young adults and parents from across the Archdiocese of Philadelphia for some of the biggest names in Christian pop music Sept. 24, ending at night with benediction.

Vincentians mark 200th anniversary serving in America

Priests, bishops and seminarians of the Congregation of the Mission celebrated a Mass with religious and lay faithful at the Miraculous Medal Shrine Sept. 24.

Revival preaches ‘Can’t Nobody Do Me Like Jesus’

The two-day revival at the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul brought Black Catholics to their feet in praise, and in deep reflection and prayer, Sept. 26-27.