Mummers Mass celebrates faith and fun
On New Year's Eve in South Philadelphia, the place to be is Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish, where hundreds gather to honor family, tradition and the city's Mummers culture.
Father shares Kendrick Castillo’s story of sacrifice
The teenager who gave his life to save his classmates during a school shooting left a lesson that his parents shared with the world during a visit with the Byzantine Ukrainian Catholic community Dec. 8.
Faithful show love for our Mother of the Americas
Our video captures the beauty and devotional fervor of the 2019 celebration of the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe celebrated in a street procession and Mass Dec. 11 at the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul.
St. Charles Seminary’s annual Advent concert
Watch our video from the Dec. 8 concert by the seminarians, and an open house at the seminary.
A saint rides again on horseback, through Harrowgate
St. Joan of Arc Mission Church (part of Holy Innocents Parish in Philadelphia) celebrated its 100th anniversary on Oct. 20, with its patron in the saddle, leading the faithful down Frankford Avenue.
Mass celebrates Spanish-speaking cultures as one family in faith
The Archdiocese of Philadelphia's 14th annual Hispanic Heritage Mass on Oct. 5 gathered some 300 area faithful at St. Peter the Apostle Church. Traditional attire and a deep devotion to Mary, patroness of several Latin American nations, infused the liturgy and its accompanying retreat.
A birthday song fit for an Archbishop
Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of Philadelphia celebrated his 75th birthday on September 26, and a few close friends (well, actually a few hundred) got together to serenade him ahead of the milestone celebration.
Sinulog Festival celebrated through streets of Old City
Hundreds of Catholics gathered for a devotion dear to Filipinos on Sunday, Aug. 18 at St. Augustine Church in Philadelphia to celebrate the summer Sinulog Festival in honor of Señor Santo Niño de Cebú, the Holy Child Jesus, venerated since the 16th century as miraculous by the Filipino community.
Poor Clares celebrate three days in honor of St. Clare
Watch CatholicPhilly.com's video of the triduum devotion of the Poor Clare Sisters in their Monastery in Langhorne, joined by faithful lay people from the area.
Ride along with Biking for Vocations
Seminarians and a priest from St. Charles Borromeo Seminary completed their 150-mile tour through several suburban Philadelphia counties and nine parishes to promote vocations during Biking for Vocations, Aug. 8-12.