Pope meets with local bishops in Rome
All the bishops of the Philadelphia Archdiocese plus those from all of Pennsylvania and New Jersey discussed the state of their dioceses Nov. 27-28 with Pope Francis and Vatican officials. See scenes from visit.
Black Catholic group honors outstanding leaders
The Knights of Peter Claver and Ladies Auxiliary recognized 18 outstanding individuals for their accomplishments of service and leadership, including Gerald T. Davis, during a banquet Nov. 10.
Across the Aisles: Our Lady of Consolation Parish
The Parkesburg, Chester County parish welcomed parishioners and guests for the 11 a.m. Mass on Sunday, Nov. 17 in the Schneider Parish Center.
Catholics join in divine praise at St. Martin de Porres Mass
The annual Mass on Thursday, Nov. 7 at the cathedral, sponsored by the Archdiocese of Philadelphia's Office for Black Catholics, celebrated the memory of the 17th century Peruvian saint.
Candidates for priesthood, patronal feast celebrated at seminary
Archbishop Charles Chaput led the rite of admission to candidacy for ordination at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary Nov. 4. See the names of the seven Philadelphia seminarian candidates.
Across the Aisles: 40 Hours at St. Charles Seminary
The seminary community celebrated the traditional 40 Hours devotion last week, and closed the celebration Sunday, Nov. 3 with solemn Evening Prayer and an outdoor eucharistic procession.
Across the Aisles: St. Patrick Parish, Kennett Square
St. Patrick's, a pretty little church in sprawling, bucolic Chester County, was filled with faithful worshipers on Saturday, Nov. 2 as Archbishop Charles Chaput celebrated the parish's 150th anniversary Mass.
Children craft Christmas art with missions’ theme
Local winners of an annual contest sponsored by the archdiocesan Pontifical Mission Societies retell the birth of Christ in original drawings that will be featured throughout Advent.
Scenes from the 5K race at St. Andrew’s, Drexel Hill
The 10th annual Spirit 5K Run and Walk through the streets of Delaware County drew the community together at St. Andrew Parish.
Prayer service offers healing, and the patience to await it
An Oct. 24 gathering at the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul chapel lifted hands, hearts and voices in praise and petition. Sponsored by archdiocesan Catholic Social Services and the Office for Life and Family, the event focused on Christ's power to restore both body and soul.