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Across the Aisles: Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Doylestown

Archbishop Nelson J. Perez visited the Central Bucks County parish July 16 for Mass with parishioners, religious and clergy including the newly installed pastor, Father Matthew W. Guckin.

Pro-life Mass, rally calls for end to ‘bondage of abortion’

Some 200 participants braved a heat wave for a July 17 gathering sponsored by the Pro-Life Union of Greater Philadelphia.

Prayer, fun highlight week-long discernment camp

The 35 high school-age campers at Quo Vadis deepened their spiritual maturity June 28-July 1 through games, informative talks and much time for prayer -- including a holy hour led by Archbishop Nelson Perez.

Community farm brings new life to old St. Gabriel’s land

Some 10 acres at the former St. Gabriel's Hall in Audubon are now helping to feed area families experiencing food insecurity, thanks to a Catholic Social Services food pantry.

Keys & Sword offers fun evening to help cathedral

Parishioners and friends of the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul in Philadelphia gathered June 25 for the fundraising event to support the mother church of the archdiocese.

Faithful celebrate example of Black priest who shows path to healing divisions

At a June 26 Mass, Archbishop Nelson Pérez pointed to Venerable Augustus Tolton as a model of meeting "hurt, rejection and injustice" with courage and charity.

Archbishop Perez joins Sisters of Life in holy hour

Eucharistic devotion and time to socialize were highlights of the pastoral visit of the archbishop with members of the religious congregation June 26 at St. Malachy Church, Philadelphia.

Across the Aisles: St. Mary Church, Conshohocken

The faithful of St. Mary Quasi-Parish welcomed Archbishop Nelson Perez on Sunday, June 27 as presider of a celebration of the Mass in the extraordinary form, celebrated in Latin by Father Carl Gismondi, F.S.S.P.

Students prep for confirmation in week-long camp

Camp Caritas welcomed 120 youths for a week of faith formation June 21-25 before they receive the sacrament of confirmation. Archbishop Nelson Perez celebrated Mass for the campers June 23 at Bonner-Prendergast High School.

Parish rallies to remember former Northeast Phila. church

Archbishop Nelson Pérez celebrated a June 19 Mass in honor of the former St. Leo Church, destroyed in a May 9 fire that was ruled arson.