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Star Harbor Senior Center to Celebrate Black History Month in Dramatic Style

February 23, 2024

Choir and dance performances will complement the written action.

Catholic Human Services Starts Year with New Leader

January 4, 2024

Heather Huot, 45, a Northeast Philadelphia native, is the first woman to lead the largest faith-based social services provider in Southeast Pennsylvania.

For 50 Years, Norris Square Helps Seniors Stay Healthy, Have Fun

November 30, 2023

Catholic Housing and Community Services’ senior center in North Philadelphia is marking a milestone anniversary in which almost 100 mostly Latino women and men enjoy a hot meal, dancing, games, and friendship every day.

Riley Family Foundation Event Highlights Archdiocese’s Charitable Works of Mercy

October 12, 2023

The evening sought to bring awareness to the broader community of the Catholic Human Services charitable works and their immense impact throughout the five-county region.

James Amato, Archdiocese’s Secretary for Catholic Human Services, to Retire at End of 2023

September 27, 2023

For the past 40 years, Amato has served the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s Secretariat for Catholic Human Services in several roles.

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Saint Edmond Senior Community Center to Close Monday, January 29, 2024

January 27, 2024

Due to repairs to the heating system, Saint Edmond Senior Community Center will close on Monday, January 29, 2024.

Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez Launches 2024 Catholic Charities Appeal and Sets $10 Million Fundraising Goal to Benefit Those in Need

January 22, 2024

The Catholic Charities Appeal benefits nearly 1 million people each year through countless charitable service organizations and ministries throughout the five-county Archdiocese of Philadelphia.

Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez to Hold News Conference Launching 2024 Catholic Charities Appeal

January 18, 2024

CCA is the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s largest annual fundraising initiative benefiting hundreds of thousands of people through countless organizations and ministries throughout the five-county Archdiocese.

Most Reverend Nelson J. Pérez Appoints Mrs. Heather Huot, MSW, LSW as the Next Secretary for Catholic Human Services in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia

December 1, 2023

Mrs. Huot will succeed Mr. James Amato, MSW, who is retiring after four decades of service to those in need in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.

Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s Secretariat for Catholic Human Services Releases 2022 Annual Report

May 30, 2023

The report highlights a tremendously positive impact on the lives of over 600,000 people in need throughout the five-county region.

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