News & Updates

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 […]

The Communities Of Don Guanella And Divine Providence To Celebrate Feast Day Of Patron Saint Luigi Guanella

The spiritual legacy and heritage of Saint Luigi Guanella remains an integral part of the mission of the Intellectual Disabilities Division of Catholic Social Services. The Communities of Don Guanella and Divine Providence (DGDP), part of the Intellectual Disabilities Division of Catholic Social Services (CSS), will celebrate the Feast day of their patron, Saint Luigi […]

Catholic Social Services And Office For Life And Family To Hold Hope And Healing Interfaith Prayer Service

Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (CSS) along with The Office for Life and Family’s Walking Together Philly ministry will hold a “Hope and Healing” interfaith prayer service asking for the intercession of God’s blessing of physical, spiritual, mental, and emotional healing for ourselves and loved ones. Reverend Christopher M. Walsh, pastor of […]

Catholic Social Services Of The Archdiocese Of Philadelphia Marks Respect Life Month With Diaper Drive For Families In Need

Each October, Respect Life Month honors the sacredness of life and the dignity of every human person, from the moment of conception until natural death. Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (CSS) will once again encourage broad participation in Respect Life Month by hosting a Diaper Drive for families in need. One in […]

Catholic Social Services To Hold Blessing For New Gazebo At Our Lady Of Fatima Worship Site Community Garden

Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (CSS) along with Saint Charles Borromeo Parish in Bensalem (Bucks County) will hold a blessing for a new gazebo at their community garden at Our Lady of Fatima Worship Site. The gazebo was made possible by a generous donation from Thomas Edison Electric Inc. and the company’s […]

Catholic Social Services Of The Archdiocese Of Philadelphia To Observe National Recovery Month By Participating In Local Community Events

Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (CSS) will observe National Recovery Month by once again participating in local community events to raise awareness of substance use disorders and celebrate individuals in long-term recovery. Dedicated staff from CSS, along with residents from Mercy Hospice, a ministry of CSS which offers stability and hope to […]