Video Features

First moments of a new era in Philadelphia

Watch our video of the Mass of installation for Archbishop Nelson Perez, who became the 10th archbishop of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia Feb. 18 in the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul.

Welcome home, Padre Nelson

Long before Archbishop Nelson Pérez was a bishop, he was simply "Padre Nelson" to the Flores and Negron families, even teaching the kids a few tricks on guitar. They returned the favor on Feb. 18 by playing at his installation Mass for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.

Speaking of Jesus, evangelizer wows crowd at Cardinal Foley lecture

Young adult minister and social media standout Father Mike Schmitz presented the annual lecture at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary Jan. 27 to a rapt audience -- watch our video.

Watch news conference with Archbishop-elect Perez

Archbishop Charles J. Chaput introduced Archbishop-elect Nelson J. Perez as the next Archbishop of Philadelphia at a Jan. 23 press conference at the Archdiocesan Pastoral Center, Philadelphia.

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.