Latino seniors receive COVID vaccines at ‘second home’

A March 19 clinic organized by Catholic Housing and Community Services brought relief and even a few tears of joy to more than 100 Spanish-speaking older adults in Philadelphia.

Seniors glad to welcome archbishop to their new home

Archbishop Nelson Pérez blessed the apartments of some 40 elderly residents of St. Francis Villa in Kensington, which an archdiocesan agency developed to give hope to the area's seniors.

Seniors welcome visitors bearing gifts of fresh produce

Residents of Casa Carmen Aponte, an archdiocesan senior housing complex, celebrated the Epiphany with deliveries from Giordano Garden Groceries.

Christmas feast brings hope, joy to older adults amid COVID

Catholic Housing and Community Services teamed up with area partners to deliver holiday meals, treats, gifts, cards -- and above all, compassion -- to residents of archdiocesan senior living complexes.

Seniors share their favorite Christmas memories

Church pageants, family celebrations, carols, cookies, Bing Crosby and Motown are among the cherished recollections of older adults served by archdiocesan Catholic Housing and Community Services.

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.