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ARCHBISHOP CHAPUT : HOLY WEEK AND THE NOTRE DAME FIRE

Charles Joseph Chaput Archbishop of Philadelphia M. Jean Duchesne cofounded the French edition of the Communio international theological journal and served as special assistant to the late Cardinal Jean-Marie Lustiger of Paris for more than 25 years. The author of numerous books and articles on the faith, active in Jewish-Catholic... Read more →


ANNUAL VIA CRUCIS ON GOOD FRIDAY

This year marks the 35th anniversary of the Via Crucis Saint John the Evangelist Parish in Center City Philadelphia will hold its annual Via Crucis (The Way of the Cross) on Friday, April 19th — Good Friday. Friday, April 19, 2019 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Upper Church) Saint John... Read more →


Epiphany’s 2nd Annual Pasta Dinner!

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ --Come to the Gloucester City Community Center, Nicholson Road, Gloucester Heights for our second annual Pasta Dinner fundraiser. We had a blast last year, and look to make it even better this year and to raise a bunch of money, with every penny going to help local... Read more →


GUEST OPINION: Is Fox News Losing Its Nerve?

April 16, 2019 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments about an incident on Fox News yesterday: Yesterday, shortly before Neil Cavuto's show on Fox News aired at 4:00 p.m. ET, I was asked if I would go on with him, by phone, to discuss the Notre Dame fire. I agreed.... Read more →


Annual FaithFULL Food Drive

Churches across the Diocese of Camden bustled with activity on April 7, as parishioners partook in the annual FaithFULL food drove. The drive is held each year in attempt to fight food insecurity across southern New Jersey. Following the drive, donated items are then distributed to Catholic Charities’ Family and... Read more →


A Message from Bishop Sullivan

This year, HOLY WEEK falls between Sunday, April 14, and Saturday, April 20. Holy Week, the week before Easter Sunday, is the only week in the 52 weeks of the calendar year that is called or described as HOLY. It is the week during which we recall and celebrate the... Read more →


HOLY WEEK AND EASTER LITURGIES

AT THE CATHEDRAL BASILICA OF SAINTS PETER AND PAUL Palm Sunday through Easter Sunday April 14, 2019 – April 21, 2019 MASS SCHEDULE FOR PALM SUNDAY OF THE PASSION OF THE LORD April 14, 2019 Palm Sunday commemorates Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem and the Passion is proclaimed. It marks... Read more →


New Artists Added to McDonald’s Gospelfest

Tamar Braxton & Greater Allen AME Cathedral Mass Choir join star-studded lineup Newark, NJ –The 37th Annual McDonald’s Gospelfest returns to the Prudential Center Arena (25 Lafayette Street, Newark, NJ) on Saturday, May 11th for the gospel event of the year. This year's event will celebrate the Queen of Soul... Read more →


Rhode Island Teachers' Unions Look Guilty

April 10, 2019 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on testimony by the teachers' unions in Rhode Island: We live in an age where the slightest sexual infraction is seen as a serious offense, especially when there is a perceived power imbalance between the offender and the victim. Disagreeing vehemently... Read more →


Our Lady of Hope Regional School to Mark Child Abuse Prevention

BY PLANTING THE OFFICIAL 2019 BLUE PINWHEEL AWARENESS GARDEN The Archdiocesan Office for Child and Youth Protection (OCYP) has selected Our Lady of Hope Regional School as the premiere host site for the official Archdiocesan 2019 Blue Pinwheel Awareness Garden. The garden is being planted in observance of “National Child... Read more →


PASSOVER 2019: PERFECT TIMING FOR EXCITING NEW WINE RELEASES

WINE EXPERT GABRIEL GELLER SHARES HIS TOP PICKS FOR PASSOVER SEDERS AND FESTIVE MEALS Kosher for Passover Spirits What Makes Wine Kosher Royal Wine Celebrates 70th Anniversary Kosher Wine Generates Upwards of $10 Million in Sales Bayonne, NJ, APRIL 8, 2019 – Wine is essential to Passover, when Jewish people... Read more →


UNPLANNED, THE FILM THE LEFT DOESN'T WANT YOU TO SEE! (WATCH TRAILER)

Unplanned is a 2019 American drama film written and directed by Cary Solomon and Chuck Konzelman, based on the memoir Unplanned by Abby Johnson. The film stars Ashley Bratcher, Brooks Ryan and Robia Scott, and follows the life of Johnson as clinic director for Planned Parenthood and her subsequent conversion... Read more →


“We’ve got a story to tell; let’s tell it,” Bishop Sullivan’s message

Our diocesan Convocation The Joy of the Gospel in South Jersey was a landmark gathering of laity and clergy in the life of the Church of Camden. It was formed in response to the invitation and challenge of Pope Francis in EVANGELIUM GAUDIUM (The Joy of the Gospel) to be... Read more →


Casa del Carmen Preschool Academy Receives Grant

PHILADELPHIA, PA--Casa del Carmen Preschool Academy, a ministry of Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, recently received a $20,539 grant from The Archdiocesan Educational Fund for the 2019-2020 academic fiscal year. Mathew H. McCloskey, Jr. (1893-1973), building contractor and U.S. Ambassador to Ireland (1962-1964), created and funded the... Read more →


FATHER JUDGE HIGH SCHOOL AWARDED LARGEST GRANT IN SCHOOL HISTORY

$150,000 grant will support the school’s new welding program. The Archdiocesan Educational Fund awarded Father Judge High School in Northeast Philadelphia, a grant in the amount of $150,000 for the 2019-2020 academic/fiscal year. The funded program will support the school’s welding program within their new Career & Technical Education (CTE)... Read more →


Guest Opinion: Abortion Laws Reflect Nation's Divisions

Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on new state abortion laws: There is a wave of new state abortion laws being introduced, or already passed, that reflect how divided the nation is on the subject. Most are quite restrictive but some are quite liberal. Three... Read more →


Over 50 Catholic Schools to Participate in Spring “Showcase of Excellence” Programs

PHILADELPHIA PA (April 2, 2019)--Students and teachers highlight academics and fine arts in Catholic schools during “Showcase of Excellence,” which this year will be held at Archdiocesan high schools five satellite locations in Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia Counties During the month of April, over 50 parochial and private Catholic... Read more →


Friends and Family Sunday Honors Woodbury City Police Captain Marro

Annual Kemble Church Celebration features The Spiritual Five and Celebration Luncheon Woodbury, NJ— Kemble Memorial United Methodist Church plans its sixth annual Friends and Family Sunday on April 7. This special service starts at 10:45 a.m, features a musical performance by gospel artists The Spiritual Five as well as a... Read more →


PHILADELPHIA DIOCESE CATHOLIC HOUSING/COMMUNITY SERVICES RECEIVES GRANT

TO HELP SENIOR CITIZENS APPLY FOR SNAP BENEFITS Catholic Housing and Community Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (CHCS) has received a $30,000 grant through a partnership with Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA) to help eligible senior citizens enroll in the federal government’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). The grant, made... Read more →


Archbishop Chaput, to Celebrate Annual Mass for Persons with Disabilities

Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul Honoring the gifts of persons with disabilities, the Deaf Community, family, friends, and caregivers Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. will be the principal celebrant and homilist at the annual Archdiocesan Mass for Persons with Disabilities. It is offered for the intention of... Read more →


Saint Katharine Drexel: The Holy Heiress Documentary to Air Saturday, March 30

Saint Katharine Drexel: The Holy Heiress PHILADELPHIA, PA --The Archdiocese of Philadelphia is pleased to announce the presentation of “Saint Katharine Drexel: The Holy Heiress,” a 30-minute documentary on the life and work of Saint Katharine Drexel, to air at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 30, on 6abc. The program... Read more →


Bishop Sullivan Praises Knights of Columbus and their Faithful Service

Sisters and Brothers, Over the years, you may have seen me in the company of spectacularly dressed gentlemen, with white plumage above their chapeaus, silken capes of various colors trailing behind them and a glistening sword at their side. These men make up the Color Corps of the Knights of... Read more →