- Jul 7, 2020
At the invitation of Archbishop Charles J. Chaput in 2014, families settled in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia to advance the Neocatechumenal Way, a program of immersive spiritual development practiced in small groups that have caused controversy in some communities.
In celebration of the Eagles’ Super Bowl victory, Catholic schools in Philadelphia will close Feb. 8 for a citywide celebration.
Sister Kathleen Schipani says that while there are apps for learning ASL, there is nothing dedicated to religious terms, daily devotions or prayers of blessing, love, thanks and praise. The app meant to fill that gap is called, “Religious Signs for Families,” and will be available from the iTunes App Store and Google Play in early November.
Carmelite nuns in Philadelphia offer their work and prayer for Christians throughout all of the world: the intentions of the Holy Father, the cardinals, and Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia, but especially for the conversion of sinners.
Religion in America is not just a matter for history class. Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of Philadelphia points to the work of the great French observer of early American life, Alexis de Tocqueville, in concluding that the strength of American society was “the prevalence and intensity of religious belief.” In a new book, Chaput asks what happens when religion is no longer part of our shared common culture? In a word, what happens now?
Father Bernard E. Shlesinger III – director of spiritual formation in the theology division of St. Charles Borromeo Seminary in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania – has been named the new auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Atlanta. Before entering the priesthood, he was a captain in the United States Air Force, flying a C-130E Hercules transport aircraft.