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Parish picnic spreads joy of the Gospel

A June 25 gathering at St. Ambrose Parish in Northeast Philadelphia brought parishioners and community members closer to one another, and to Christ.

Adults, young Catholics confirmed across archdiocese

Archbishop Nelson Perez conferred the sacrament of confirmation upon adult Catholics at the cathedral, and young people at St. Veronica Parish, Philadelphia and St. Joseph Parish, Spring City.

Six men ordained permanent deacons in cathedral rites

Archbishop Nelson Perez ordained the new permanent deacons for service in parishes of the Philadelphia Archdiocese during a Mass Saturday, June 11 at the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul.

Catholic grads receive diplomas, ready for next chapter of life

See scenes from graduation ceremonies for Cardinal O'Hara High School in Springfield, West Catholic Preparatory High School in Philadelphia and Bishop Shanahan High School in Downingtown.

Festival shows Montco parish ‘stands with Ukraine’

A June 4-5 gathering at St. Michael the Archangel Ukrainian Catholic Church in Jenkintown drew thousands to celebrate Ukrainian culture, while raising support for that nation as it battles a Russian invasion.

Holy Family Regional School celebrates 100 years

The school is celebrating its centennial of providing Catholic education in the Phoenixville, Chester County area, and it welcomed Archbishop Perez for a visit June 2.

Across the Aisles: St. Rose of Lima, North Wales

Twenty young Catholics received the sacrament of confirmation conferred by Archbishop Nelson Perez May 25 at the Montgomery County church.

Across the Aisles: St. Thomas, Villanova

Parishioners welcomed Archbishop Nelson Perez June 1 as he conferred confirmation on some two dozen young people in the Rosemont Chapel.

Annunciation’s Hispanic faithful welcome archbishop

The Hispanic community at the South Philadelphia parish welcomed Archbishop Nelson Perez as he celebrated Mass with them May 22.

For Ukrainian Americans, prayers for the dead, and those still dying in war

At a May 30 graveside prayer service, faithful honored Ukrainian American veterans, while interceding for those battling Russia's current invasion of Ukraine.