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There’s another kind of academy award being hosted this year. more
Lenten Observances Across the Archdiocese   Preparations for Lent, which begins on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 10, are under way across the archdiocese. Programs and other observances include … more
In a sign of the Church’s growth and mission of evangelization, 1,577 candidates and catechumens will take part in the Rites of Election and Continuing Conversion in the archdiocese during Lent. … more
Men and women are called to be priestly people, kneel in prayer on two tiny knees, return a broken, tired heart to God and try to discern God’s will for them, Atonement Father Brian F. Terry said at a Jan. 22 prayer service. more
Participants at the 2016 March for Life may not have been as numerous as in previous years, due to predictions of blizzard-like conditions, but those who did make their way to Washington, D.C., for the march or for Masses and related events found the same powerful public witness they have come to expect. more
Meeting with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani at the Vatican, Pope Francis told him he had high hopes for peace. more
The 51st International Eucharistic Congress kicked off with Pope Francis’ representative, Cardinal Charles Bo of Yangon, Myanmar, declaring war on poverty. more
Sometimes addressing human needs means having the ability to recognize the unique suffering of women. Other times, it means being patient when someone is putting little green soldiers on the altar. more
The Archdiocese of Philadelphia is auctioning off one low-mileage car, in mint condition, used slightly by one owner. Two of the dark gray, four-door Fiat 500 L sedans used to shuttle Pope … more
A baby in a manger is proof enough for Cardinal Dolan that Americans can express a culture of life. And it wasn’t the Christ child. Instead, it was a newborn infant left by his mother in the crib of a manger scene at a parish in Queens. more
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