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Students end up with pie on their face for Pi Day at St Elizabeth School

On Friday, March 13 Saint Elizabeth School held its 13th Annual Pi Day in celebration of mathematics, a day ahead of the official 3/14 observance of “Pi Day". Students in grades Kindergarten-eight participated in school-wide afternoon activities culminating with an end of day assembly and pie eating contest between teachers and students.

1,500 men show up for Man Up Philly

Men of all ages, backgrounds and vocations came together for the region's largest annual men's spirituality conference March 7, retired Philadelphia Eagles tight end Brent Celek and other speakers, plus Archbishop Perez celebrating Mass.

Across the Aisles: Little Flower High School

The archdiocesan high school in the Juniata Park neighborhood of North Philadelphia hosted a visit March 5 by Archbishop Nelson Perez, who celebrated Mass for the school community.

Hispanic Family Day at St. Charles Seminary

Some 125 young Hispanic men and their families got an inside look at the life of a seminarian, and a possible priestly vocation, on Sunday, March 8.

A Lenten blessing: CRS Rice Bowl

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s 45th annual CRS Rice Bowl initiative kicked off with a Feb. 21 blessing at the community food pantry at Our Lady of Hope Parish in North Philadelphia.

Ready to receive sacraments, they join prayers with archbishop

Archbishop Nelson Perez led three ceremonies for the Rite of Election and Continuing Call to Conversion last weekend for 163 catchumens and 281 candidates representing 96 parishes in the Philadelphia Archdiocese.

Across the Aisles: St. Andrew Parish, Newtown

The largest parish in Bucks County and the Archdiocese of Philadelphia hosted Archbishop Nelson Perez on Sunday, March 1 for his first parish visit.

As Lent begins, Archbishop Perez marks faithful with ashes

Describing the Lenten journey as a time for increased prayer and giving, Archbishop Nelson J. Perez invited more than 2,000 attendees to reflect on their relationships with God, others and themselves.

Across the Aisles: Confirmation at the Cathedral

During a Feb. 23 Mass, Archbishop Nelson J. Perez confirmed 11 youth, including one whom he had baptized years before.

More scenes from Archbishop Perez’s installation

See more images from the joyous and solemn celebration Tuesday, Feb. 18 that saw the installation of Archbishop Nelson Perez as archbishop of Philadelphia.