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Seniors share their thoughts on Thanksgiving

Residents of several archdiocesan affordable housing complexes reflected on the blessings they treasure most during this season of gratitude.

Mass, youth confirmations highlight St. Martin celebration

Black Catholics of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia came together Nov. 7 for the 58th annual Mass for St. Martin de Porres, patron saint of Black Catholics, at the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul.

Archbishop Pérez pays festive visit to St. Hubert High School

After celebrating Mass at the all-girls' Catholic high school in Northeast Philadelphia, the archbishop toured the school’s art, music, textile design and robotics studios.

On St. Charles Borromeo feast day, seminary fetes candidates

Seminarians, including several from the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, received the call to candidacy for ordination during a Mass celebrated by Archbishop Nelson Pérez Nov. 4.

Caring for Friends welcomes seminarians’ strong hands

The men of St. Charles Seminary performed their ongoing work of charity Nov. 5 at Caring for Friends in Northeast Philadelphia to help feed hungry people in the region.

Deacons and wives gather for day with Archbishop Pérez

Permanent deacons and their wives gathered Saturday, Oct. 31 for a workshop and Mass celebrated by Archbishop Nelson Pérez, including a question-and-answer session with him.

Archbishop Perez’s visit caps St. Monica Parish’s anniversary

The parishioners, clergy and religious of St. Monica Parish in South Philadelphia welcomed Archbishop Nelson Pérez on Sunday, Nov. 1 for the celebration of their parish's 125th anniversary.

Students celebrate faith, missionary outreach through art

At an Oct. 18 Mass for World Mission Sunday, six students were named winners in an annual Christmas artwork contest sponsored by the Missionary Child Association.

Across the Aisles: 125th anniversary of St. Francis de Sales, Lenni

As the faithful parishioners of the Delaware County parish and their pastor celebrated the parish's milestone this year, Archbishop Nelson Pérez led the thanksgiving and praise in a solemn Mass Sept. 27.

Archbishop blesses rebuilt Our Lady of Angels School

Following a devastating fire two years ago the Morton, Delaware County school was completely rebuilt, and Archbishop Nelson Pérez was on hand Oct. 5 to bless it.