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Across the Aisles: St. Andrew Parish, Drexel Hill

Msgr. Albin Grous, pastor of St. Andrew's, celebrated Mass Jan. 28 to begin the observance of Catholic Schools Week at his parish school, along with all schools in the Philadelphia Archdiocese this week.

A ministry in modern media, explained

Bishop Robert Barron traced the origin of his work of evangelization in the digital age during the fifth annual Cardinal John Foley Lecture Jan. 29 at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary.

Rally presses expansion of school choice options in Pa.

About 800 students from local Catholic, private and charter schools gathered Wednesday, Jan. 24 at Archbishop Ryan High School, Philadelphia, push for new educational savings accounts.

Preparing for parenthood in Mother-Baby Program

The Catholic Social Services initiative offers teen mothers a safe environment and practical skills to care for their children and for themselves.

Praying, working for the future of Hispanic Catholic ministry

Hundreds of Hispanic Catholic leaders from across the Philadelphia Archdiocese gathered for a day-long planning session in the V Encuentro process Jan. 20 at St. Peter the Apostle Church, Philadelphia.

St. John Chrysostom Parish helps ‘build beloved community’

See photos from an interfaith service held at the Wallingford parish where Archbishop Charles Chaput led 900 people of various faiths in prayer to continue the work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Restored Nativity scene draws faithful to merged parish community

Ron Dominguez and his friends restored their parish's creche over six years. When the parish merged with Queen of Peace the beloved tradition came along and healed the transition among parishioners old and new.

Parish religious educators honored for teaching Catholic faith

A total of 243 catechists and directors of religious education from throughout the Archdiocese of Philadelphia were honored at the annual Mass and award ceremony for Parish Religious Education Programs (PREP) Saturday at the Cathedral.

Sister Kimberly Kessler takes her solemn vows

The young Sister of the Redeemer professed perpetual vows in the order during a Mass and ceremony in December 2017 at the Motherhouse Chapel in Huntingdon Valley.

Prison inmates inspired by Archbishop Chaput’s visit

Archbishop Charles Chaput visited the Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility, the largest unit of Philadelphia’s 6,600-inmate prison in Northeast Philadelphia, to celebrate a Christmas season Mass and assure the residents that they are not forgotten.