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Bishop Shanahan H.S. graduates celebrate baccalaureate Mass

The Downingtown Catholic high school's class of 2018 gathered for prayer and worship one last time together during Mass June 6 at St. Elizabeth Church, Uwchlan.

Scenes from the ordination of permanent deacons

Relive the June 9 ordination Mass for 16 new permanent deacons of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, presided by Archbishop Charles Chaput and joined by the deacons' wives and families.

Across the Aisles: St. Katharine of Siena, Wayne

The parish on the Main Line celebrated its 125th anniversary with a Mass on Tuesday evening, June 5, celebrated by the pastor, Msgr. Hans Brouwers -- see scenes from the Mass.

157 students honored for academic excellence

The students, who are ranked in the top 3 percent of their senior class, were recognized for their academic success and dedication to their studies at a ceremony May 17 at the Cathedral.

Symposium discusses fake news, honors real journalist

St. Charles Borromeo Seminary hosted the annual John Cardinal Foley Symposium and Award Dinner May 24 in which a panel of communicators discussed the news industry and which saw the journalist Tim Russert honored.

Academic year at St. Charles Seminary ends with joyful graduations

Seminarians as well as religious and lay students enrolled in the seminary's college and graduate programs received their degrees at concursus, the annual graduation ceremony held May 16 in St. Martin's Chapel.

Six men ordained priests for Philadelphia Archdiocese

Archbishop Charles J. Chaput ordained six men to the priesthood and gave them their first parish assignments May 19 at the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul.

Across the Aisles: St. Robert Bellarmine Parish

Archbishop Charles J. Chaput celebrated the 50th anniversary Mass for St. Robert Parish in Warrington on Sunday, June 3. See scenes from the Mass.

Archbishop blesses new senior housing development

St. John Neumann Place II, a 52-unit facility located in South Philadelphia, was officially dedicated in a May 15 ceremony. The complex is the fifth of its kind opened by Catholic Housing and Community Services.

Archbishop ordains 7 new transitional deacons for archdiocese

Ordained in a May 12 rite celebrated by Archbishop Charles Chaput, the seminarians will serve as deacons for the next year until their ordination as priests for the Philadelphia Archdiocese in 2019.