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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.

New archdiocesan senior residence ‘a beacon’ on Broad Street

With 46 affordable apartments, a beloved national shrine next door and a long list of development partners, St. Rita Place is ready to welcome residents into a spacious complex blessed by Archbishop Nelson Pérez Nov. 10.

Delco parish school becomes senior housing, and it’s ‘love at first sight’

Two “gorgeous” and historic structures of the former St. Joseph Parish School in Collingdale are on track to become home for 50 area seniors, thanks to the hard work and patience of many partners with the Philadelphia Archdiocese.

HUD secretary tours new archdiocesan senior complex, announces housing plans

Marcia Fudge joined state and local officials Sept. 1 at St. Rita Place in South Philadelphia, where she highlighted the nation’s housing crisis and how the Biden-Harris Administration plans to address it.

Grandkids (and great-grandkids) bring ‘blessings beyond measure,’ say area seniors

As the church marks the first World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly, local faithful say they can’t imagine life without the “pure joy” their children’s children bring to them.

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CHCS News Releases

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.

Catholic Housing and Community Services Breaks Ground For Saint Joseph Place, An Affordable Senior Housing Community In Delaware County

This morning at a special ceremony, Catholic Housing and Community Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (CHCS) broke ground for Saint Joseph Place, a new affordable housing community for independent seniors in Collingdale (Delaware County).

Media Advisory: Catholic Housing And Community Services to Hold Groundbreaking For Saint Joseph Place, An Affordable Senior Housing Community In Delaware County

Saint Joseph Place will be the sixth affordable housing community for senior citizens developed by Catholic Housing and Community Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and the first in the suburbs.

Catholic Housing and Community Services Hosts Application Day for Saint Rita Place, an Affordable Housing Community for Independent Seniors in South Philadelphia

Catholic Housing and Community Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (CHCS) is hosting an application day for Saint Rita Place, its newest affordable housing community for independent seniors in South Philadelphia.

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