News From The Diocese

  • Pope Francis leaves in procession after celebrating the closing Mass of the VIII World Meeting of Families on Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia Sept. 27. (CNS photo/Paul Haring) See POPE-FAMILY-MASS Sept. 27, 2015.

    The bus ride to a spiritual experience like no other

    The hundreds of thousands of captive hearts here listened (or, if they didn’t understand Spanish, read the subtitled English text) intently as the Vicar of Christ spoke to them from the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Closing out the World Meeting of Families’ Congress here last Sunday, Pope Francis capped off a

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    Families must do more than just talk about vocations

    If more people are going to answer the call to religious life, it will take more than words to attract their attention, according to four women religious who delivered a Sept. 23 presentation on vocations at the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia. Parents must model what it means to

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    A miraculous day in New York City

    A number of pilgrims from the Diocese of Camden took the train to New York for the Mass. In Madison Square Garden, Pope Francis proclaimed that God is present in the big city, and that God who walks at our side is a God who frees us from self-absorption. I

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