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A New Resting Place for a Servant of God

On June 14, in a ceremony presided over by Archbishop Pérez, the mortal remains of Fr. Bill Atkinson were moved to a dedicated space in the parish church of St. Thomas of Villanova. 

High School Ministers, Parochial Vicar Announced in Latest Clerical Change

See the new assignments for seven priests of the Philadelphia Archdiocese.

New Auxiliary Bishops Receive Pastoral and Administrative Responsibilities

Archbishop Pérez shared information June 17 about Bishops Chylinski, Cooke, and Esmilla's new roles they are taking on.

Archdiocesan Class of 2024 Graduates Earn Over $532M in Scholarships

The cumulative scholarship total was announced Thursday, June 13.

St. Monica Lanes Striking Locals’ Fancy For Six Decades

The South Philly parish-based bowling facility is gaining momentum as the summer approaches.

Archbishop Pérez Announces Latest Clerical Assignments

Archbishop Nelson Pérez announces clerical assignment changes in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.

New Digital Catholic Directory Shows Whats and Wheres of the Archdiocese

The Catholic Directory of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia recently took on a new, all digital format.

Leader of Hibernian Hunger Project Receives Humanitarian Award

For the past 10 years Bob Farrington has focused his volunteer efforts on a growing need in the Philadelphia area: helping people feed their families.

Five Men to be Ordained Permanent Deacons June 8

Five men will be ordained permanent deacons for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia June 8 in the Cathedral Basilica during Mass celebrated by Archbishop Pérez.

National Eucharistic Pilgrimage Enters Philly, Kicks-Off Weekend of Parish Events

Catholics took to the streets in Bucks County May 30 to welcome the National Eucharistic Pilgrimage and the Blessed Sacrament as it officially entered the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.