NDS Launches Lenten Food Drive — Here’s How You Can Help
Nutritional Development Services is hosting its annual “One-Can Meal” food drive to help fulfill the Lenten season’s call to prayer, almsgiving, and fasting.
Star Harbor Senior Center to Celebrate Black History Month in Dramatic Style
Choir and dance performances will complement the written action.
St. Paul, South Philly, To Host Fr. Bill Atkinson Healing Mass
The Feb. 25 celebration will honor the first paraplegic priest’s saintly example.
Lenten Reflection with Deacon Franz Fruehwald: Week One
Deacon Franz Fruehwald offers faithful a Lenten reflection for week one.
This is the God who Loves
Msgr. Joseph Prior, pastor of Our Lady of Grace Parish in Penndel, offers a reflection on the readings of the Holy Mass for the Second Sunday of Lent.
Prayer for our New Auxiliary Bishops as They Prepare for Episcopal Ordination
Faithful are encouraged to pray daily for our new auxiliary bishops as they prepare for their Episcopal Ordination March 7.
Familiar Faces Capture PCL Girls’ Basketball Semifinal Victories
Archbishop Wood and Archbishop Carroll will meet for the championship 6:00 p.m. Monday at the Palestra.
Father Judge’s Valiant Effort Falls Short
It was the Crusaders first time in the PCL final in more than a quarter of a century.
People and Events
Fr. Thorne Offers Theology on Tap Session for Young Adults
At a Feb. 9 Theology on Tap event, Fr. Stephen Thorne said we must continue to ask the Lord to open our eyes and hearts to all of our brothers and sisters, especially during Black History Month.
Importance of Rest Focus of Talk at Theology on Tap Event in Delco
Young adults from Nativity B.V.M. Parish in Media gathered for a faith-informed discussion on the importance of rest.
Archbishop Pérez, Religious Leaders Gather for Prayer Service for the Intention of Mayor Parker
The Archbishop joined area faith leaders Feb. 20 at the Cathedral Basilica for an interfaith prayer service for the intention of Mayor Cherelle Parker and Members of Philadelphia City Council.
See Scenes from Rite of Election Liturgies at the Cathedral Basilica
Archbishop Perez welcomed and blessed hundreds of people preparing to enter the Catholic Church fully this Easter during recent liturgies at the cathedral. See our photo gallery.
A Greener Lent?
Janelle Cooney, a member of EcoPhilly’s Leadership team and parishioner at St. John Chrysostom Parish, explains how we can all join our creation care allies across the Archdiocese to make a difference this Lent.
Embrace Reflection and Action This Lenten Season
In his first column for CatholicPhilly, Garrett Owen, Chief Philanthropy Officer The Catholic Foundation of Greater Philadelphia, shares how Lent provides us with an opportunity to align our actions with our beliefs.
Salute to African American Teachers
In honor of Black History month, Sister Stephanie Henry, SBS, president of the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament, writes how we should honor all African American role models, especially teachers and parents, during this month-long celebration.
Calendar of Events
Catholic Foundation Workshop to Focus on End-of-Life Care, Planned Giving
The Catholic Foundation of Greater Philadelphia will continue its workshop series by hosting another session of its Circle of Life Workshop.
Religious Leaders Council of Greater Philadelphia To Hold Interfaith Prayer Service Feb. 20 for Mayor Parker
Philadelphia Interfaith leaders, including Archbishop Nelson Pérez, will recognize Mayor Parker and build bridges of peace across communities Feb. 20 at the Cathedral Basilica.