Approximately 400 students, from parochial and Catholic high schools across the Archdiocese, are scheduled to participate in a prayer service in celebration of the 200th birthday of St. John Neumann at 10 a.m. Monday, March 28 at the National Shrine of St. John Neumann, located in the lower church of St. Peter the Apostle, 1019 N. Fifth St. in North Philadelphia.
Catholics across the Archdiocese are invited to attend the celebration. Additionally, the prayer service will be streamed live via the archdiocesan Web site, www.archphila.org.
This past Jan. 5, St. John Neumann’s feast day, marked the official opening of the Neumann Jubilee Year in commemoration of the 200th birth of St. John Neumann on March 28. The Neumann Jubilee Year officially closes June 23, 2012.
— CS&T Staff Writer Christie L. Chicoine
Join the CatholicPhilly.com family
CatholicPhilly.com works to strengthen the connections between people, families and communities every day by delivering the news people need to know about the Catholic Church, especially in the Philadelphia region, and the world in which we live.
By your donation in any amount, you and hundreds of other people become part of our mission to inform, form in the Catholic faith and inspire the thousands of readers who visit every month.
Here is how you can help:
- A $100 gift allows us to present award-winning photos of Catholic life in our neighborhoods.
- A $50 gift enables us to cover a news event in a local parish, school or Catholic institution.
- A $20 gift lets us obtain solid faith formation resources that can deepen your spirituality and knowledge of the faith.
- A small, automated monthly donation means you can support us continually and easily.
Won't you consider making a gift today?
Please join in the church's vital mission of communications by offering a gift in whatever amount that you can ― a single gift of $40, $50, $100, or more, or a monthly donation. Your gift will strengthen the fabric of our entire Catholic community and sustain CatholicPhilly.com as your trusted news source. Thank you in advance!
Make your donation by credit card here:
Or make your donation by check:
222 N. 17th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103