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Priests mark anniversaries with Mass at St. Charles Seminary

Priests of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia celebrating significant anniversaries of ordination this year were joined by other priests, deacons and seminarians for Mass May 1 in St. Martin's Chapel at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary. (Photos by Sarah Webb)

Little Flower H.S. hosts Teen Writers Festival

Twenty authors worked with students of the Northeast Philadelphia Catholic high school for girls on a recent Saturday for the event whose theme was “How to write (and illustrate) like you mean it.” (Photos by Sarah Webb)

Our Lady of Hope Church hosts concert to support local youth

Our Lady of Hope Parish hosted the Step Up for Youth Concert on Sunday, April 27. The proceeds from the concert benefited youth programs at Our Lady of Hope and the Office for Black Catholics as well as scholarships in the arts through Tonya Dorsey and New Vision Foundation. (Photos by Katlin Rooney and Sarah Webb)

Scenes from Holy Week in the Philadelphia Archdiocese

From Palm Sunday through Easter Sunday, the Catholic faithful in the archdiocese and all Christians in the region celebrated the mysteries of Jesus' passion, death and resurrection during Holy Week. Photographer Sarah Webb captured images from the liturgies of last week in the cathedral and in parish churches of the archdiocese.

Bishop Fitzgerald celebrates vigil Mass at Holy Trinity Parish

The bishop also confirmed a man during the solemn Easter Vigil Mass at the Morrisville, Bucks County, church that was filled with parishioners.

Passion of the Lord plays out on the streets of South Philly

Annunciation B.V.M. Parish in South Philadelphia commemorated the passion and death of Jesus Christ on Good Friday, April 18, with a procession and reenactment through the streets of the neighborhood.

The Mass of the Lord’s Supper (photos)

Archbishop Charles Chaput celebrated the Holy Thursday evening Mass of the Lord's Supper April 17 at the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul.

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.