Video Features

For one Philly priest, all roads lead to Rome

After serving throughout the Philadelphia archdiocese, Father James Oliver returns to Rome to join the Vatican's Congregation for the Clergy -- and to reconnect with old friends.

Journeying home, with friends

Once a virtual prisoner in her own home, a Northeast Philadelphia woman found a new life at St. John Neumann Place II, one of several senior residences offered by Catholic Housing and Community Services.

Fans with special needs enjoy hoops, hugs at O’Hara

The Cardinal O'Hara girls' basketball team hosted residents of the Don Guanella-Divine Providence communities at a Feb. 2 game against Lansdale Catholic.

CSS, Narberth parish rally to welcome refugee families

Catholic Social Services offered welcome baskets for 12 refugee families on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday. Volunteers filled baskets with food and clothing at St. Margaret Parish in Narberth and met with refugee families.

Santa revs his sleigh for a visit to Bensalem youth home

Residents at the St. Francis - St. Joseph Homes for Children were greeted by the familiar Christmas figure, who rode his "other" vehicle to deliver presents to the kids.

Pray with Pope Francis in December

Watch a short video of the pope's December prayer intention: for the elderly, that they may be sustained by families and communities as they apply their wisdom in forming new generations.

Faces among icons: Orthodox believers in contemporary Russia

A new video examines the revival of Christianity in the former communist nation, whose call to conversion was a highlight of the Marian apparitions at Fatima in 1917.

Northeast Philly parish celebrates Puerto Rican culture

In a new video series, Catholic Philly highlights the moments that add up to a life of faith in community. Our first feature takes a look at how parishioners from St. William shared their Puerto Rican heritage with others.

Indian Catholic Heritage Day

Watch our video of the day celebrating Indian culture on the 70th anniversary of the state of India, and of the Catholic Christian faith rooted in apostolic times in the country.

Carmelite Monastery welcomes new nuns with Latin Mass

Bishop Michael Fitzgerald preached at a Mass July 26 at the Carmelite Monastery in Philadelphia as the cloistered community of sisters celebrated its 115th anniversary in the city and welcomed 10 nuns.