Bishop Nelson Jesus Perez
On June 8, Pope Benedict XVI named the 51-year-old Philadelphia priest Nelson Jesus Perez an auxiliary bishop of Rockville Centre, where he will be ordained a bishop July 25 at 2 p.m.
Funeral Rites for Officer Brian J. Lorenzo
BRIAN J. Lorenzo a Highway Patrol Officer with the Philadelphia Police Department was tragically killed in the line of duty on July 8, 2012, at the age of 48. He is survived by his wife Linda, sons Brian J.II and Dominic, and his daughter Marissa. Brian is a parishioner at St. Christopher parish in the Somerton section of Philadelphia.
Brothers of Borromeo Vocations Conference and Quo Vadis Days Retreat
Young men from across the Archdiocese attended Brother of Borromeo Vocations Conference at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary on June 20 in Wynnewood and Quo Vadis Days Retreat at Malvern Retreat House from July 5-8. Photos by Kevin Cook and Sarah Webb
Archbishop Chaput receives pallium from Pope
Pope Benedict XVI presents a pallium to Philadelphia Archbishop Charles J. Chaput during a Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican June 29.
Corpus Christi Processions
Corpus Christi processions that took place across the Archdiocese.
Baseball and Softball State Playoffs
Neumann-Goretti's baseball team made it to the PIAA Class AAA state semifinals where they lost June 11 to the Lampeter-Strasburg Pioneers, 2-1. In softball, St. Hubert's made it to the PIAA Class AAAA state quarterfinals June 7 where Central Bucks South defeated the Bambies, 3-1.
Four Men Ordained Transitional Deacons and 13 Men Ordained Permanent Deacons for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia
17 Men Ordained Deacons
Ordination of Six New Priests
On May 19th six men were ordained priests at the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter & Paul by Archbishop Charles Chaput.
Wedding Anniversary Mass
Couples from across the archdiocese come to the cathedral to celebrate their anniversaries.
Philadelphia firefighters laid to rest