A life well-lived: Images from Cardinal John P. Foley’s life
Cardinal John Patrick Foley, Grand Master Emeritus of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem and former President of the Pontifical Council for Social Communications, died on Sunday, December 11, 2011 at Villa Saint Joseph in Darby, Pennsylvania (Delaware County). Cardinal Foley was 76 years old. He was ordained a priest on May 19, 1962, an Archbishop on May 8, 1984 and elevated to the College of Cardinals on November 24, 2007. These images are from many different periods of his very full life.
Archbishop and bishops at ‘Ad Limina’ visit to Rome
Photos of Pope Benedict XVI meeting Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, Auxiliary Bishops Timothy C. Senior Daniel E. Thomas, John J. McIntyre, and Michael J. Fitzgerald Dec. 1 during their "ad limina" visit to the Vatican. Also photos of Cardinal Justin Rigali, retired archbishop of Philadelphia, and Archbishops Charles J. Chaput of Philadelphia and John J. Myers of Newark, N.J., concelebrating Mass with other prelates from New Jersey and Pennsylvania in the crypt of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican Dec. 1.
Recognized for excellence
Across the Archdiocese, Catholic individuals and organizations received awards in acknowledgment of excellence, service and witness to the Church.
Mass in thanksgiving of canonization of St. Don Guanella
A Mass in Thanksgiving of the canonization of St. Don Guanella was celebrated Nov. 27 at St. Pius X in Broomall.
The Archbishop’s autumn
Archbishop Charles Chaput crisscrossed the Archdiocese to celebrate Mass, confirmations and special events from September through November, 2011.
Students from local schools dressed as saints for All Saints Day, 2011
Archbishop Chaput’s Installation
Installation photos of Archbishop Chaput
Across the Archdiocese: Honor for veterans and active members of the military
Schools across the Archdiocese celebrated Veteran's Day, honored active members of the military and put together goodie bags and baskets for those serving in the National Guard.