Longtime members of St. Laurentius Church in Fishtown weren’t happy with the Archdiocese when it removed relic structures from the building this week.
It’s a significant development that would net the financially troubled church in Philadelphia some $95 million.
Pat Smiley is leading a group who plan to drive or walk through Delaware County and Philadelphia on Saturday, stopping at the 18 the churches that closed one year ago.
Catholics across the Archdiocese of Philadelphia are dealing with news of a round of parish mergers announced over the weekend.
Both School District of Philadelphia and archdiocesan schools in the city will be closed on Thursday, February 13th, because of the impending snowstorm.
The Archdiocese of Philadelphia is taking more steps to remedy its financial straits, putting its six nursing homes up for sale and pursuing management outsourcing for its 11 cemeteries.
The leader of Philadelphia’s Catholics warned that a new financial report on the archdiocese wouldn’t be pretty. It’s not.
A Latino Catholic church in Philadelphia has closed, but parishoners will still have a place to worship.
St. Donato’s weekly mass attendance was down to less than 200.
More than 80 Archdiocese elementary schools affected by the consolidation plan will each close for one day this week, county-by-county, starting today.