News & Updates

Catholic Social Services to Hold “Luminaries for Life” Observance in Remembrance Of The Millions of Lives Lost To Abortion

This observance recalls the sanctity and dignity of human life and is a local precursor to the 47th Annual March for Life in Washington, D.C. on Friday, January 24th. Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (CSS) will once again sponsor Luminaries for Life to remember the millions of lives lost to abortion since […]

Bucks County Family Service Center to Host Children’s Christmas Brunch Celebration

Parents and children who benefit from the Bucks County Family Service Center’s parenting and pregnancy programs will be in attendance for the festivities. The Bucks County Family Service Center (BCFSC), a ministry of Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (CSS), will host a children’s Christmas brunch celebration for approximately 40 families in the […]

Catholic Social Services’ Northeast Family Service Center to Treat Children Who Benefit From Community-Based Programs with Visit from Santa

The event is organized by Reverend Steven P. Wetzel, OSFS, Chaplain at Philadelphia Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) Lodge 5. It is sponsored by the Philadelphia FOP Lodge 5. The Northeast Family Service Center (NEFSC), a ministry of Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (CSS), will treat children who benefit from its Parenting […]

Catholic Social Services to Host 64th Annual Archbishop’s Benefit for Children Christmas Party For Nearly 500 Children and Youth

These children and youth represent thousands of young people across the Greater Philadelphia region who benefit annually from community-based and residential programs offered by CSS. Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (CSS) will host the 64th annual Archbishop’s Benefit for Children Christmas Party benefitting nearly 500 children and youth in grades Pre-K through […]

Catholic Social Services Kicks Off 2nd Annual Sharing Hope And Filling Hearts Initiative To Benefit Children Attending Out-Of-School Time Programs

The “Sharing Hope, Filling Hearts” initiative aims to continue Catholic Social Services’ mission to “Provide Help and Create Hope” for children and youth in need within our community. Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (CSS) is hosting its 2nd annual “Sharing Hope, Filling Hearts” initiative to benefit at-risk children and youth who participate […]

Catholic Social Services’ Northeast Family Service Center to Host Annual Lunch With Santa

Parents and children who benefit from the Northeast Family Service Center’s parenting and pregnancy programs will be in attendance for the festivities. The Northeast Family Service Center (NEFSC), a ministry of Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (CSS), will host its annual Lunch with Santa. Friday, December 6, 2019 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 […]

Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia Receives Nearly 13,000 Diapers and Other Infant Care Essentials Thanks to Online Diaper Drive

Throughout October, Catholic Social Services hosted an online diaper drive to encourage broad and meaningful participation in Respect Life Month. Children and families who benefit from Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s (CSS) Beautiful Beginnings and Beautiful Parenting Programs will get a boost thanks to a recent diaper drive marking Respect Life Month. […]

Mercy Hospice Selected By Catholic Charities Appeal And The Catholic Foundation Of Greater Philadelphia As Official #GivingTuesday Beneficiary

Celebrated annually on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, #GivingTuesday encourages broad participation to give back to communities and causes that matter in impactful ways. Mercy Hospice, a ministry of Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, has been selected by Catholic Charities Appeal (CCA) and The Catholic Foundation of Greater Philadelphia (CFGP) as its official […]

Saint John’s Hospice To Mark 3rd Annual World Day Of The Poor With Prayer Service And Service Of An Evening Meal For Men Experiencing Homelessness

The prayer service will take place in front of the Homeless Jesus statue, which represents the presence of Christ among the most marginalized and vulnerable members of society. Saint John’s Hospice (SJH), a ministry of Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (CSS), will mark the 3rd Annual World Day of the Poor with […]

Catholic Social Services’ Out-Of-School Time Programs (OST) To Participate In 20th Annual “Lights On After School” Celebration

This annual celebration calls attention to the importance of after school programs and the resources required to keep their lights on and their doors open. Catholic Social Services’ Out-Of-School Time Programs (OST), a ministry of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, will participate in the 20th annual “Lights on After School” celebration. This nationwide initiative is organized […]