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High school presidents, principals gather for Mass

Archbishop Nelson Perez and other clergy celebrated a Mass June 14 for leadership of the 17 archdiocesan high schools, along with Office for Catholic Education officials.

Across the Aisles: Our Lady of Consolation Parish

The parishioners and clergy of the parish in the Tacony section of Northeast Philadelphia welcomed Archbishop Nelson Perez on Sunday, June 13.

Archbishop Perez ordains nine new permanent deacons

The archbishop celebrated the ordination Mass on Saturday, June 12 in the presence of the deacons' wives, families and friends, and afterward gave the men their first parish assignments.

Hispanic young adults welcome Archbishop Perez to retreat day

The June 5 retreat was held at St. Ann Church in Bristol, and included staff from the archdiocesan offices for Hispanic ministry and for youth and young adults, along with clergy in ministry to Latinos of the region.

Bishop Shanahan seniors mark graduation at Mass with archbishop

Archbishop Nelson Perez celebrated a baccalaureate Mass for the community of the archdiocesan high school in West Chester on Wednesday, June 9 at St. Joseph Church, Downingtown.

Across the Aisles: St. Joseph Parish, Coatesville

Parishioners in the Chester County community gathered June 5 to welcome Archbishop Nelson J. Perez as he administered confirmation for 37 young men and women.

Chester County pro-life march unites hundreds in prayer, witness

The June 5 rally in West Chester featured calls for a "paradigm shift" in countering abortion with greater support for those in crisis pregnancies.

Sitting down for a Philly-style meal with the homeless

Italian hoagies, soft pretzels, Tastykakes and water ice were all on the menu June 2 as Archbishop Nelson Perez shared a meal with some 100 clients, staff and supporters at St. John’s Hospice.

Drexel Neumann Academy welcomes Archbishop Perez

The students and faculty of the private Catholic school in Chester prayed during Mass celebrated by Archbishop Nelson Perez and enjoyed his pastoral visit on Monday, May 24.

Across the Aisles: St. Charles Borromeo Parish, Bensalem

Archbishop Nelson Perez administered the sacrament of confirmation for young people and adults, and  greeted all the parishioners, when he visited Saturday, May 22. The parish, led by its pastor, Father Philip Forlano, is located at Bristol Pike and Hulmeville Road in Bensalem, Bucks County. (Photos by Sarah Webb)