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Archbishop celebrates Chrism Mass with hundreds of priests at cathedral

Archbishop Charles Chaput celebrated the Mass on Holy Thursday, which marks Christ's institution of the priesthood. Hundreds of priests of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia concelebrated the Mass and renewed their priestly promises.

Easter Sunday at Immaculate Conception, Jenkintown

Msgr. David Diamond, pastor of Immaculate Conception Parish in Jenkintown, Montgomery County, celebrated the Mass of the Resurrection of the Lord on Easter Sunday, April 20. See our photo gallery by photographer Sarah Webb.

Archbishop celebrates Masses at cathedral for Palm Sunday

Archbishop Charles Chaput celebrated and preached the homily for two Masses on Palm Sunday, April 13, at 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m., at the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul, Philadelphia.

Persons with disabilities celebrate Mass with archbishop in cathedral

Archbishop Charles Chaput was the main celebrant and homilist at the annual Mass for Persons with Disabilities April 12 in the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul, Philadelphia. See our photo gallery by Sarah Webb.

Archbishop confirms 51 parishioners of St. Genevieve, Flourtown

Archbishop Charles Chaput conferred the sacrament of confirmation on 51 young people of St. Genevieve Parish, Flourtown, on Thursday, April 3. (Photos by Sarah Webb)

Ministry of lector conferred on 13 men at seminary

Four men of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and nine others were instituted into the ministry of lector on Saturday, April 5 at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary.

Hands reach across U.S.-Mexico border in prayer and solidarity

Bishops from the United States, Mexico and other countries got a first-hand look at the journey of immigrants across the border in Nogales, Arizona during a visit March 31. Boston Cardinal Sean O'Malley led his brother bishops in the celebration of Mass for hundreds of Catholics on each side of the border, separated by a fence, April 1. (CNS photos by Nancy Wiechec)

Cathedral hosts Cultural Heritage Mass

Archbishop Charles Chaput celebrated Mass and witnessed the rich outpouring of cultural traditions in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia on Saturday, March 29 in the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul.

Casa del Carmen toasts Green Light Pantry

The pantry run by the Catholic Social Services agency is one of two food pantries in the city that provide only nutritious foods to clients as well as free nutrition workshops, health screenings and other services.

Distinguished graduates of Catholic schools receive awards

The four who received the Archdiocese of Philadelphia's Distinguished Graduate Awards March 27 were Bishop Joseph P. McFadden (posthumously), Brian Zwaan, Immaculate Heart Sister Helen Rapine and Eileen Hansen.