Video Features

What does Veronica’s veil have to do with Holy Week?

Watch a video on the annual presentation in Rome of a relic believed to show the image of Jesus on a veil as he carried his cross to the crucifixion.

Fish and fellowship at St. Mary’s Parish

For well over a decade, volunteers have cooked up community at weekly Lenten dinners that are attended by hundreds from the surrounding area.

Teens shine in solar car competition

Students at St. Gabriel's Hall in Audubon harnessed the energy of light -- and the power of teamwork -- to build model-sized solar cars as part of a mentoring project with PJM, a major electricity distributor.

Mummers Mass: Golden slippers and banjos in heaven

For 30 years, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish in South Philadelphia has celebrated the beloved liturgy on New Year's Eve, honoring one of the city's most iconic traditions.

Santa saddles up for at-risk kids

With a roar and a rumble, local bikers brought Christmas cheer to the teens served by the St. Francis-St. Joseph and St. Vincent Homes, an outreach of Catholic Social Services.

Preparing the way for Christmas at St. Charles Seminary

Watch our video of the 31st annual concert of sacred music and Advent prayer on Dec. 9 featuring the choir and musicians of St. Charles Borromeo Seminary.

Patroness of the Americas draws hundreds to Cathedral

In procession, prayer and praise, hundreds of area faithful gathered for the annual vigil Mass in honor of Our Lady of Guadalupe at the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul on Dec. 11.

Caroling around the tree at Immaculata

Watch our video of the annual festivities of singing Christmas carols around the big, lighted tree in the rotunda of Immaculata University.

Seniors dance away summer while defying stereotypes

At a Sept. 21 celebration, members of the St. Charles Senior Community Center in South Philadelphia proved that you can make your own rules about fashion -- and about getting older.

From crack to calculus: St. Gabriel’s Hall grad triumphs as a teacher

Quamiir Trice overcame crime and drugs thanks to a Catholic Social Services program. Now a teacher, he inspires students at the school that changed the course of his life.