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Seniors share their thoughts on Thanksgiving

Residents of several archdiocesan affordable housing complexes reflected on the blessings they treasure most during this season of gratitude.

South Philly seniors enjoy early Thanksgiving

Residents of St. John Neumann Place I and II, two of several archdiocesan senior housing complexes, kicked off the holiday Nov. 23 with turkey and all the trimmings.

New state tax credit will help archdiocese build more homes for seniors

Archdiocesan Catholic Housing and Community Services lauded a new Pennsylvania program, which was enacted last week with bipartisan support, to aid in developing affordable senior apartments.

Support the elderly amid COVID in this Respect Life Month

Seniors are isolated, lonely and hungry especially during the pandemic. Heather Huot advises making a "concrete gesture of tenderness" by reaching out to an older person in love.

Meeting the growing demand for affordable senior housing

Heather Huot calls for increased financing to enable seniors to live with dignity and high quality of life through the affordable housing projects of the Philadelphia Archdiocese.

Agency awarded $25K to connect seniors with food benefits

Archdiocesan Catholic Housing and Community Services will use the funds to counter the growing problem of hunger among older adults.

Archdiocese brings senior housing to suburbs

St. Joseph Place in Collingdale will provide 50 apartments for income-qualified seniors age 62 and older, while giving new life to former parish classrooms.

Leaders break ground on latest Catholic senior housing project

At a ceremony Aug. 10, Archbishop Nelson Perez and numerous civic, business and archdiocesan officials launched the St. Rita Place and Cascia Center project to provide affordable housing.

South Philly seniors eye affordable housing as St. Rita’s Place begins

Archbishop Perez and an array of civic, business and Catholic officials helped bless and break ground Aug. 10 for the $18 million project to build 46 one-bedroom senior apartments at Broad and Ellsworth streets, next to St. Rita's Shrine.

Seniors eat their veggies, fruit thanks to archdiocesan partnership

Some 250 older adults served by Catholic Housing and Community Services recently enjoyed fresh produce boxes from Giordano's Garden Groceries, which stocks Philly's best restaurants.