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St. Kevin Parish, Springfield hosts archbishop for youth Mass

The parishioners of the Delaware County parish, led by their pastor, Father John Moloney, welcomed Archbishop Nelson Pérez as he celebrated a Mass for youth on Sunday, April 11.

Archbishop Pérez confirms young Catholics at cathedral

The Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul was a fitting place for the sacrament of confirmation April 11 as the archbishop confirmed several young people in a solemn Mass.

Project HOME shows archbishop how it cares for the homeless

Archbishop Nelson Perez got an in-depth look at the expansive ministry to Philadelphia's homeless persons March 29 on an hours-long tour of seven facilities, led by Sister Mary Scullion.

St. Andrew’s students learn how ‘huddled masses’ came to America

The 70 third-graders of the Catholic school in Newtown learned about immigration March 30 by dressing up and reenacting the journey from a randomly selected country to the U.S.

Scenes from the Easter Vigil Mass at the cathedral

Father Dennis Gill, rector of the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul, celebrated the evening Easter Vigil Mass on Holy Saturday, April 3, which joyfully marked the resurrection of Jesus.

Parishioners bring Stations to the streets of Juniata Park

On Good Friday, members of Holy Innocents Parish in Philadelphia braved chilly temperatures to retrace Christ's final steps to Calvary amid their busy inner-city neighborhood.

Liturgy marks suffering, death of Jesus in solemn rites

Father Dennis Gill led the celebration of the passion of the Lord on Good Friday, April 2 in the cathedral as lay faithful, seminarians and clergy heard the proclamation of the crucifixion narrative and reverenced a crucifix at the conclusion of the liturgy.

Scenes from the Mass of the Lord’s Supper

The evening Mass on Holy Thursday, April 1 was led by Archbishop Nelson Perez at the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul. The Mass commemorated the institution of the Eucharist.

Scenes from the Chrism Mass

The Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul hosted the annual Mass led by Archbishop Nelson Perez on Holy Thursday morning, April 1. Numerous priests concelebrated and renewed their ordination promises.

Archbishop Ryan HS opens doors as COVID vaccination site

Archbishop Nelson Perez visited with seniors and others receiving their vaccination shot March 31 in the school gym at Archbishop Ryan High School in Northeast Philadelphia.