Across the Aisles: St. Michael the Archangel Parish
The parish in Levittown, Bucks County held its annual summer carnival in late June. The festivities included Sunday morning Mass on June 30 in the church, followed by fun for all under the sun.
Bless the summer, bless the children
Nutritional Development Services kicked off its Summer Meals Program with a blessing followed by lunch June 27 in Olney. The program serves some 750,000 meals at hundreds of neighborhood sites.
Community garden opens with blessing, celebration
Working with area partners, archdiocesan Catholic Social Services converted 20 acres at its Fatima Catholic Outreach Center into a vibrant, verdant space that was officially dedicated at a June 15 ceremony.
St. Barnabas fetes 100 years of Catholic faith in SW Philly
Archbishop Charles Chaput visited the parish church at 6300 Buist Avenue in Philadelphia to celebrate the centennial anniversary Mass for the parish June 16.
Ordination Mass for 7 permanent deacons
Archbishop Charles Chaput was the main celebrant and homilist for the Mass in which he ordained new deacons for service in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. See our photo gallery.
St. Edmond’s youth sparkle at annual prom
Bold colors, sequins and tiaras were standard attire on the red carpet as residents of the home, which supports children and youth with disabilities, stepped out in style.
Graduating scholars’ achievements mounting up
From the announcement of the cumulative scholarships earned by seniors at the 17 archdiocesan high schools to a recognition of 32 National Merit Scholarship recipients, the class of 2019 has much to celebrate.
Scenes from Archbishop Gudziak’s enthronement
The ornate Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Philadelphia was filled inside and out with worshipers for the installation of Metropolitan Archbishop Borys Gudziak.
Graduating Catholic school seniors noted at Cathedral event
The 40th annual Academic Honors Convocation recognized 144 graduating seniors, ranked academically in the top 3% of their class, from 33 Catholic high schools in the five-county region.
St. Charles Seminary closes academic year with pomp
The seminary community heard speaker Jacqueline Rivera's words of advice before administrators conferred academic degrees on seminarians, priests and lay people at Concursus May 15.