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Across the Aisles: St. Thomas More Parish

Members of the parish in South Coventry, Chester County gathered to celebrate the start of the Advent season on Sunday, Dec. 3. After Mass their pastor, Father Edward Brady blessed the Catechesis Center in honor of the retired pastor.

Faithful fill cathedral with love for Our Lady of Guadalupe

Hundreds of Catholics from across the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, especially those of Latin American descent or origin, packed the basilica to celebrate the vigil Mass for the "Mother of the Americas" on Monday night, Dec. 11.

Come and see, come and sing

Hundreds of Catholics came to St. Charles Borromeo Seminary on Sunday, Dec. 10 for a day of tours of the campus in Wynnewood and a festive concert of sacred and seasonal music by the seminarians.

Newest monsignors lauded by loved ones, faithful in cathedral

Family members, friends and parishioners of nine archdiocesan priests helped them celebrate the conferral of papal honors bestowed by Archbishop Charles Chaput on Sunday, Dec. 3

Myanmar warmly welcomes pope for four-day visit

See scenes of Pope Francis' visit to Myanmar. He met with political and military leaders, plus religious leaders in the predominantly Buddhist nation. He also celebrated a large outdoor Mass for the Catholic community.

Conwell-Egan HS grads’ $5 million gift largest in school’s history

The Danaher Lynch Foundation, formed by 1972 graduates of Bishop Conwell and Bishop Egan High Schools (which merged into Conwell-Egan) made the donation at the Bucks County Catholic school Nov. 15.

Awardees honored for work to advance the sanctity of life

The Pro-Life Union of Greater Philadelphia honored several people in the region working to support the sanctity of human life at all its stages during the Stand Up for Life Dinner last week.

Parishioners pull together to help shut ins, needy in their midst

At the Family Volunteer Day of St. Katherine of Siena Parish in Northeast Philadelphia on Saturday, Nov. 18, parishioners prepared hundreds of meals to support the elderly through Aid for Friends.

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.