People and Events

Trinitarian sisters welcome young sister’s first vows

Sister Verónica Castro Nolasco made her first profession of vows as a Missionary Servant of the Most Blessed Trinity March 25 at the order’s motherhouse in Northeast Philadelphia.

Augustinians join faculty of Cristo Rey Philadelphia

The local province of Augustinian priests will support the independent Catholic school in North Philadelphia by assigning three friars as faculty and staff, joining the effort with the Oblate Fathers and the I.H.M. Sisters.

All-Catholic Chorus performing online March 20

The 84 students representing archdiocesan and private Catholic high schools will sing in a program beginning at 6:30 p.m. from Conwell-Egan High School.

St. Pius X Parish begins year of St. Joseph with triduum

More than 140 parishioners of the Broomall parish, plus more joining online, welcomed Father Eric Banecker for three days of prayer and talks March 8-10. Watch a video of the final night.

Get vaccine in good conscience, Pa. Catholic Conference says

The public affairs arm of the state's Catholic bishops clarified the Catholic position on COVID vaccinations: where there is no choice of vaccines, Catholics should receive any dosage as their "moral responsibility for the common good."

All Catholic Orchestra to perform virtually March 6

The concert by the 36 students selected from archdiocesan and private Catholic high schools across the region will perform at 6:30 p.m. See details of the program and how you can enjoy it.

Monthly novena to St. Joseph launches March 19

The Philadelphia Archdiocese invites all to unite in prayer for the intercession of St. Joseph starting March 19 and continuing on the 19th of each month through November.

Cranaleith launches matching gift appeal

The Catholic spirituality center in Northeast Philadelphia seeks to raise $75,000 to continue its mission of providing a contemplative space for wholeness and transformation of individuals and society.

Holy Redeemer Health System adopts new name: Redeemer Health

The Meadowbrook, Montgomery County-based Catholic health care system will continue its mission on which it was founded almost 100 years ago by the Sisters of the Redeemer.

Our Mother of Consolation students chart history of Black Americans

The fourth grade class created a Periodic Table with symbols and descriptions of Black Americans they admire, as part of their Black History Month studies.