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Hope lives in New Jerusalem

Founded in one of the Philadelphia's poorest areas some three decades ago, New Jerusalem Now helps addicted men and women find their way to recovery and transformation. See scenes from's visit this week.

Holiness of St. Martin is model for today, Archbishop says

Archbishop Charles Chaput celebrated the 55th annual St. Martin de Porres Mass Nov. 3 at which Black Catholics and other faithful young and old gathered to praise God in song, in the Word and in the Eucharist.

Archbishop Ryan clinches Catholic League girls’ soccer title

After missing out last year, Archbishop Ryan's Ragdolls labored all season to claim the championship plaque, which they completed Oct. 30.

Catholic League boys soccer title goes to La Salle in squeaker

With its 1-0 win over Roman Catholic, La Salle repeated as back-to-back league champions for the first time since the Explorers accomplished it in 2011-2012, 2005-2006 and 1993-1994.

Retreat for teens offers time to think, pray and have fun

The Metanoia retreat for thousands of Catholic high school students in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia was held Monday, Oct. 30 at the Liacouras Center at Temple University.

Taking a healthy bite into life

Students at St. Christopher School got a life-long lesson in good eating habits Oct. 24 on Apple Crunch Day. Nutritional Development Services encouraged the kids to eat apples as a healthy snack. 

A day of prayer and support for Catholic women

About 1,200 Catholic women at the WINE National Women's Conference filled the chapel of the Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa in Doylestown on Oct. 21.

Public, ecumenical prayer service recalls Reformation’s legacy

When members of a Catholic parish and a Lutheran church met in an intersection of Mount Airy's streets on Oct. 22, they gathered in a prayer that someday "they might all be one."

Across the Aisles: Our Lady of Consolation Parish

The parish in the Tacony section of Northeast Philadelphia celebrated its 100th anniversary, welcoming current and former parishioners for Mass Oct. 22. See scenes from the liturgy.

Across the Aisles: St. Peter the Apostle Church

In celebration of its 175th anniversary, St. Peter the Apostle Parish in Philadelphia welcomed Auxiliary Bishop Edward Deliman for a Mass on Sunday, Oct. 15. See scenes from the Mass.