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MLK Day volunteer opportunities in the archdiocese
On Jan. 16, communities across the Philadelphia region and the country will celebrate the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Here are five ways to volunteer your time and talents to build upon Dr. King’s legacy.
Grandparenting: Joy, anxiety, and connection, says archdiocesan senior housing resident
Elizabeth Means-Binns of St. Francis Villa said her 13 grandkids and 10 great grandkids keep her engaged as a vital link between generations, something the church celebrates on the July 24 World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly.
‘Never too late’ for Vietnam veterans honored at archdiocesan senior complex
Catholic Housing and Community Services, U.S. Senator Pat Toomey and the Catholic War Veterans teamed up June 29 at St. John Neumann Place II to commemorate those who served the nation during the Vietnam War era.
Humanitarian aid from archdiocese up 86% in 2021
More than 639,000 area individuals, from kids to seniors, were helped by a wide range of support from Catholic Human Services, according the agency’s newly released annual report.
Archbishop welcomes South Phila. seniors to their new home
On Nov. 10, Archbishop Nelson Pérez blessed and dedicated St. Rita Place, a new archdiocesan complex that will provide 46 affordable apartments for older adults in South Philadelphia.
CHCS News Releases
Catholic Housing and Community Services Breaks Ground for Father Augustus Tolton Place—An Affordable Senior Living Community in the Eastwick Section of Southwest Philadelphia
This morning at a special ceremony, Catholic Housing and Community Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (CHCS) broke ground for Father Augustus Tolton Place, a new affordable community for independent seniors in the Eastwick section of Southwest Philadelphia.
Catholic Housing and Community Services to Hold Groundbreaking for Father Augustus Tolton Place an Affordable Senior Living Community in the Eastwick Section of Southwest Philadelphia
Fr. Augustus Tolton Place will be the seventh affordable housing community for seniors developed by Catholic Housing and Community Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.
Most Reverend Nelson J. Pérez Appoints Mr. Ernest W. Russom III As President Of The Catholic Charities Appeal Board Of Directors
CCA is pleased to announce that Most Reverend Nelson J. Pérez has appointed Mr. Ernest W. Russom III as President of the CCA Board of Directors.
Catholic Housing And Community Services Partners With United States Senator Pat Toomey To Host Vietnam-Era Veteran Pinning Ceremony
Catholic Housing and Community Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (CHCS), in partnership with the office of United States Senator Pat Toomey, will host a pinning ceremony honoring Vietnam-Era Veterans of the Armed Forces of the United States of America.
Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez Presides at Catholic Housing and Community Services of the Archdiocese Of Philadelphia’s Blessing and Dedication of Saint Rita Place
Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez blessed and dedicated the 46-unit facility which will provide affordable housing for senior citizens in South Philadelphia.