Celebrating their parish’s 25th anniversary, parishioners gathered July 1 at their church on North Broad Street in Philadelphia for a Mass celebrated by Archbishop Charles J. Chaput and other priest concelebants including the pastor, Father Efren Esmilla. Read all about the history of the parish that began as a result of local parish mergers in 1993 but whose history of Catholic faith in North Philadelphia extends much earlier. (Photos by Sarah Webb)
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