People and Events

Local grads earn master’s degrees in church management at Villanova

Two colleagues from the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, Wanda Nouel and Matt Davis, received their degrees from the Villanova School of Business May 15.

Distinguished Catholic high school seniors recognized

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia honored 138 graduating seniors who were in the top 3% of their class at 33 archdiocesan and private Catholic high schools May 18 at the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul.

May procession, motherhood series honor Mary during her month

The Miraculous Medal Shrine hosted its annual May procession to honor the Blessed Mother on May 17, and a virtual series explores Mary's motherhood all month long.

Special ed schools hosting parent info night

Families can meet Danielle Heeney, director of special education for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, who works directly with its three special education schools, on May 19.

Students dress like the pros for special day

Kindergarteners through eighth graders at Our Mother of Consolation Catholic School in Chestnut Hill participated in "Dress Like a Teacher Day" on Friday, April 30.

Father John Donia named principal of Bishop Shanahan H.S.

Currently the campus minister of the archdiocesan high school in Downingtown, he begins his new role July 1. Longtime Catholic educator Michael McArdle is retiring as principal.

Vaccine clinics designed for deaf, hard of hearing communities

The Philadelphia Archdiocese will co-sponsor events on May 1 and May 4 offering first doses of the Pfizer and Moderna jabs, with American Sign Language (ASL) interpreters and select shuttle assistance.

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.