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Catholics celebrate Palm Sunday at Cathedral

Parishioners and visitors came to the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul on Sunday, March 25 for the Mass for Passion (Palm) Sunday. It marked the start of Holy Week, the most solemn time of the liturgical year.

Across the Aisles: St. John the Baptist, Ottsville

The Upper Bucks County parish welcomed Archbishop Charles Chaput on March 18 for the celebration of Mass and conferral of the sacrament of confirmation upon young people of the parish.

Celebrating the cultures of the Church in Philadelphia

Archbishop Chaput celebrated the annual Cultural Heritage Mass March 17, which featured 28 ethnic groups, 14 languages and six multilingual choirs in a rich display of diversity and tradition.

Scenes of St. Patrick’s Day Mass and Parade

Irish traditions and heritage were celebrated almost a week early on Sunday, March 11 as thousands celebrated St. Patrick's Day with a Mass at St. Patrick Church and a parade that followed on the streets of center city Philadelphia.

Scenes from the Catholic League basketball championships

The tradition and excitement of Philadelphia high school basketball continued Feb. 26 at the Palestra in the finals of the Philadelphia Catholic League, as both the girls' and boys' team battled for their respective titles.

Some 1,300 men from archdiocese attend Man Up Philly

Hundreds of men gathered Saturday, March 3 for the 10th annual men's spirituality conference in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. The day featured motivational speakers, time for prayer, lunch, fellowship and Mass.

Across the Aisles: St. Richard Church

Members of the South Philadelphia parish gathered for the Saturday evening vigil Mass Feb. 10 with their pastor, Father Michael Reilly, as the celebrant. Founded in 1924, the parish offers Mass at St. Richard's and nearby Holy Spirit Church.

Super Bowl champion Eagles feted in lavish parade, rally

More than a million fans of the Philadelphia Eagles streamed into the city Feb. 8 for a Super Bowl championship parade that was unforgettable in its passion and scope. See our gallery of 28 photos from the day.

Rice Bowl returns for Lent with local benefit

Bishop John McIntyre led a prayer service Feb. 2 to kick off this year's Catholic Relief Services program. Twenty-five percent of money raised stays in local -- such as the food cupboard at St. Ignatius Parish, Philadelphia.

Eagles excitement reaching fever pitch before big game

See photos and watch a video -- a pastor leading school children in "Fly Eagles Fly" -- as the region anticipates the Philadelphia Eagles playing in Super Bowl LII this Sunday. And Pope Francis might even be wearing his Eagles' gear.