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Holy Family Regional School celebrates 100 years

The school is celebrating its centennial of providing Catholic education in the Phoenixville, Chester County area, and it welcomed Archbishop Perez for a visit June 2.

Across the Aisles: St. Rose of Lima, North Wales

Twenty young Catholics received the sacrament of confirmation conferred by Archbishop Nelson Perez May 25 at the Montgomery County church.

Across the Aisles: St. Thomas, Villanova

Parishioners welcomed Archbishop Nelson Perez June 1 as he conferred confirmation on some two dozen young people in the Rosemont Chapel.

Annunciation’s Hispanic faithful welcome archbishop

The Hispanic community at the South Philadelphia parish welcomed Archbishop Nelson Perez as he celebrated Mass with them May 22.

For Ukrainian Americans, prayers for the dead, and those still dying in war

At a May 30 graveside prayer service, faithful honored Ukrainian American veterans, while interceding for those battling Russia's current invasion of Ukraine.

Roman Catholic HS gets creative to wrap up academic year

From digital self-portraits to ceramics to a concert performance, students showed off their talents at a May 23 art expo, while honoring the people of Ukraine.

St. Charles Seminary awards academic degrees

At the annual Concursus graduation ceremony, students earned degrees, certifications and special awards. Retired Archbishop Charles Chaput received an honorary degree.

Archbishop Perez ordains six new priests in cathedral

The archbishop presided at the May 21 Mass at which the men joined the ranks of the priests of the Philadelphia Archdiocese, amid the prayers and warm wishes of a capacity congregation in the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul.

Seven men one step closer to priesthood

During a May 14 Mass, Archbishop Nelson Pérez ordained the men as transitional deacons, who will serve in area parishes as they complete their final year at St. Charles Seminary.

Honors convocation recognizes top scholars from Catholic high schools

More than 130 seniors from archdiocesan and private Catholic high schools were lauded during a May 19 ceremony at which Archbishop Nelson Pérez presided.