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Retreat for teens offers time to think, pray and have fun

The Metanoia retreat for thousands of Catholic high school students in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia was held Monday, Oct. 30 at the Liacouras Center at Temple University.

Taking a healthy bite into life

Students at St. Christopher School got a life-long lesson in good eating habits Oct. 24 on Apple Crunch Day. Nutritional Development Services encouraged the kids to eat apples as a healthy snack. 

A day of prayer and support for Catholic women

About 1,200 Catholic women at the WINE National Women's Conference filled the chapel of the Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa in Doylestown on Oct. 21.

Public, ecumenical prayer service recalls Reformation’s legacy

When members of a Catholic parish and a Lutheran church met in an intersection of Mount Airy's streets on Oct. 22, they gathered in a prayer that someday "they might all be one."

Across the Aisles: Our Lady of Consolation Parish

The parish in the Tacony section of Northeast Philadelphia celebrated its 100th anniversary, welcoming current and former parishioners for Mass Oct. 22. See scenes from the liturgy.

Across the Aisles: St. Peter the Apostle Church

In celebration of its 175th anniversary, St. Peter the Apostle Parish in Philadelphia welcomed Auxiliary Bishop Edward Deliman for a Mass on Sunday, Oct. 15. See scenes from the Mass.

Charismatics raise hearts and hands in worship

Catholic faithful celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Catholic Charismatic Renewal in the church gathered in Delaware County last week for prayers, talks and worship. See scenes from the conference.

Liturgy marks 50 years of faith at SS. Peter and Paul

Auxiliary Bishop John McIntyre celebrated the 50th anniversary Mass for the West Chester parish on Sunday, Oct. 15, along with the parish's pastor, Father Angelo Citino.

Prayers of thanksgiving, consecration rise from filled cathedral

Deacons from across the Archdiocese of Philadelphia gathered on Sunday, Oct. 15 for a Mass at the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul celebrating 50 years of the permanent diaconate in the church and in prayers consecrating the archdiocese to Our Lady of Fatima.

German-flavored young adult event had a Philly flair

Some 300 young people for an Oktoberfest party complete with an oompah band, Bavarian pretzels and of course, beer in big steins. New friends were made in the context of a Catholic gathering, which was the whole point of the affair.