People and Events

Villanova to offer training in Catholic school management

Next year the university's Center for Church Management will offer a certificate in business skills for K-12 Catholic school administrators in an online format over one year.

Franciscan values lead Neumann U business students to competitive success

A team of university students finished 42nd worldwide among almost 3,000 teams in a strategy game that gauged the business management of a fictitious footwear company that they operated.

Two Augustinian brothers profess solemn vows in order

Augustinian Father Michael Di Gregorio, prior provincial, led the profession ceremony for Augustinian friars Brother Bill Gabriel and Brother Jeremy Hiers at St. Thomas of Villanova Church, Villanova.

Local couple donates $100,000 to Manor College vet tech program

Jim and Dr. Lourene Nevels of Swarthmore were the honorees of a virtual gala for the college run by the Basilian Sisters. Proceeds also supported a new scholarship in the couple's name.

Philadelphia Catholics join #iGiveCatholic effort Dec. 1

The nationwide Catholic stewardship initiative encourages Catholics to support local parishes, schools and organizations on #GivingTuesday -- learn how you can get involved.

South Philly seniors enjoy early Thanksgiving

Residents of St. John Neumann Place I and II, two of several archdiocesan senior housing complexes, kicked off the holiday Nov. 23 with turkey and all the trimmings.

Immaculata launches online doctoral education program

Beginning in the spring, students enrolling in the program for teachers and administrators who hold a master’s degree and work in Catholic schools are eligible for a 25% tuition discount.

Neumann U named Catholic College of Distinction 

The Colleges of Distinction 2020-21 guide for college-bound students has recognized the Franciscan-run university, which has introduced a $3,000 grant for Catholic high school graduates.

Knights of Columbus offering free online membership

In honor of the beatification of Father Michael J. McGivney, the Knights are reaching out to all Catholic men to join the fraternal organization and take up the challenges of today's world.

Free boxes of nutritious food on offer to those in need Oct. 17

Archdiocesan Nutritional Development Services will distribute pre-packaged food boxes, in partnership with the USDA, containing 10 pounds of produce, five pounds of meat and five pounds of dairy, along with a gallon of milk.