Volunteers provide healthcare for those in need in Norristown
St. Patrick Parish in Norristown is working with local clinicians, volunteers from Saint Joseph University, Mercy Health System, and Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine to provide medical care for those in need. After the noon Mass on the first Sunday of each month, the parish hosts a walk-in health fair for area residents, many of […]
Father Judge, Cardinal O’Hara battle it out in boys lacrosse
The host Lions of O'Hara edged Judge 14-8 in an April 3 game in early-season Catholic League play.
‘Tolton’ film premier spurs talks on Black Catholics, vocations
More than 200 people came out to St. Charles Borromeo Seminary on Sunday, April 2 to watch a new documentary on the 19th century priest, Father Augustus Tolton, and to hear testimony from seminarians.
AbbeyFest Concert Series rocks the cathedral, two other churches
The inaugural "Night of Stories and Songs" presented three contemporary Catholic Christian music artists at events last week at three churches in the Philadelphia Archdiocese, including Nativity of Our Lord, Warminster.
Scenes from the Mass for Persons with Disabilities
See our gallery of 38 photos conveying the devout expression of faith by people with disabilities, with their family, friends and caregivers, at the annual Mass in the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul.
Across the Aisles: St. Vincent de Paul Church, Germantown
The parish serving Northwest Philadelphia brought its diverse Catholic congregation together for a special 24 Hours for the Lord devotion March 24-25, featuring eucharistic adoration and confessions.
Our Lady of Port Richmond School offers new scholarships
The regional Catholic school in Philadelphia announced the new Matching Starter Partnership grants with three archdiocesan Catholic high schools at an event March 30. See our photos from the event.
Showcases of Excellence on display throughout region
Students at more than 65 Catholic schools will highlight academics and fine arts during the spring “Showcase of Excellence,” which will be held at six locations in the Philadelphia Archdiocese. See a photo gallery from the first event.
Rainbow of cultures, united in faith, mark Mass at cathedral
The 20th annual Cultural Heritage Mass welcomed Catholic faithful rooted in cultural backgrounds from around the world and living their faith in parishes of the Philadelphia Archdiocese. See our photo gallery.
St. Helena Parish opens new Outreach Center
Serving the Olney neighborhood of Northeast Philadelphia, the parish's pastor blessed a converted space in the convent where Sisters of St. Joseph and volunteers will serve the community's needs.