A look into a Catholic Social Services food cupboard
See our photo gallery of the Montgomery County Family Services Center, based in Norristown, whose food cupboard distributes perishable and non-perishable foods to thousands of families in need each month.
Women gather to pray, learn, celebrate
See our photo gallery from the Catholic Women’s Conference held Dec. 7 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.
Youth serve the church at Epiphany of Our Lord
See a photo gallery of Joyful Noise and active Catholic teens serving at Epiphany of Our Lord Church in Plymouth Meeting.
Vietnamese Catholics pray for homeland’s martyrs at St. Helena
The parish community of St. Helena's, which welcomes many people of Vietnamese heritage, celebrated the feast of the 117 Vietnamese martyrs Sunday, Dec. 1, at the church in Northeast Philadelphia. Archbishop Charles Chaput was main celebrant for the Mass that included prayers of intercession to the martyrs and other elements of traditional Vietnamese Catholic culture. (Photos by Sarah Webb)
Eighth graders step up to high school for Visitation Day
Eighth grade students from across the Philadelphia Archdiocese had the opportunity to visit the high school of their choice on Thursday, Nov. 14. To encourage their future enrollment at a Catholic high school, the students were given tours, met teachers, played games and were treated to performances by high school students. (Photos by Sarah Webb)
End of Year of Faith
The Year of Faith, declared by retired Pope Benedict XVI for the universal church, came to a close Nov. 24. Archbishop Charles Chaput was the main celebrant for the closing Mass last Sunday at the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul in Philadelphia. (Photos by Sarah Webb)
Our Lady Help of Christians Church celebrates 50 years
Our Lady Help of Christians Parish in Abington will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the dedication of its church Dec. 8, and the 60th anniversary of the Montgomery County parish. The 1,100 parishioners actively participate in many ministries, led by their pastor, Father Anthony W. Janton. (Photos by Sarah Webb)
St. Joseph’s Prep captures District 12 AAAA football title
The Hawks of St. Joseph's Prep beat Frankford High School by a too-close-for-comfort score of 10-7 in the District final Nov. 17. See scenes of the Nov. 16 game at Northeast High School, which decided the unofficial but traditional "city championship." (Photos by Sarah Webb)
Thousands come together for Magnificat Day
The Archdiocese of Philadelphia, in collaboration with the Magnificat Foundation hosted Magnificat Day, a unique gathering for liturgical prayer, music, inspirational talks and reflection on Saturday, Nov. 9 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. (Photos by Maria Tucker)
West Catholic wins another football championship
West Catholic Preparatory High School cruised past Neumann Goretti High School, 34-9, to capture the Catholic League AA football title Nov. 2. The Burrs won their eighth straight championship in their class or division. (Photos by Sarah Webb)