Archbishop Perez's messages
Statement of Archbishop Pérez on the Retirement of Most Reverend Michael J. Fitzgerald, Auxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia
Pope Francis announced May 24 from the Vatican that he has accepted the retirement of Most Reverend Michael J. Fitzgerald, Auxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia. Bishop Fitzgerald has served as an Auxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia since 2010 and as a priest of the archdiocese for 43 years.
Archbishop Pérez: Bishop Cullen lived out his vocation with fidelity, joy, and the selfless love of Christ
Archbishop Pérez issued the following statement May 9 regarding the death of Most Reverend Edward P. Cullen, Bishop Emeritus of Allentown.
Archbishop offers message to the Muslim community on the occasion of Eid Al-Fitr
Archbishop Pérez writes, "On behalf of the Catholic Church in Philadelphia, I extend prayerful greetings as you celebrate Eid al-Fitr!"
Archbishop welcomes Our Mother of Consolation Parish School Community back to class following school fire
On April 13 Archbishop Pérez recorded a special message for the Chestnut Hill school welcoming them back to class in-person for the first time since a fire devastated their school building on March 21st.
Archbishop Pérez: May God grant Bishop Timlin the gift of eternal life
Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez issued the following statement April 11 regarding the death of Most Reverend James C. Timlin, Bishop Emeritus of the Diocese of Scranton.
Archbishop Pérez’s Message for Easter 2023
Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez offers a joyful Easter message of hope because of Christ’s triumph over the cross.
Watch Video | Archbishop Pérez: Holy Week 2023 Message
Archbishop Pérez offers a special message to help Catholics enter fully into Holy Week, which commemorates the crucifixion and death of Jesus before his resurrection at Easter.
Archbishop Pérez Sends Letter to the Jewish Community at Passover
Earlier today, Archbishop Pérez sent a letter to the Jewish Community as it marks the celebration of Passover.
Archbishop Pérez: Join in prayer for the intention of the Holy Father’s good health
Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez issued the following statement March 29 following the hospitalization of Pope Francis.
In wake of devastating school fire, Archbishop offers message of hope to Our Mother of Consolation Parish
Archbishop Pérez issued the following letter March 23 to the Our Mother of Consolation Parish community following a devastating fire that tore through the school building the afternoon of Tuesday, March 21.