News & Updates

Catholic Social Services Of The Archdiocese Of Philadelphia Provides 25 High School Youth Educationally Enriched Work Opportunities

For the seventh consecutive year, Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia ( is implementing the Summer WorkReady Program managed by the Philadelphia Youth Network.

Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. Blessed And Dedicated Pennsylvania’s First Homeless Jesus Statue at Saint John’s Hospice

On Monday, July 31, 2017 Archbishop Chares J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. presided over the blessing and dedication of Pennsylvania’s first Homeless Jesus statue at Saint John’s Hospice, a ministry of Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.

Catholic Social Services’ Hosted Seventh Annual Out-Of-School Time Picnic For 650 Children And Youth

On Friday, July 21, 2017 Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia hosted its seventh annual picnic for approximately 650 children and youth from 10 Out of School Time Programs.

Saint Gabriel’s System Helps Students Overcome Great Adversities and Achieve Success

Ajudicated youth entrusted to Saint Gabriel’s System by Philadelphia Family Court continue to overcome great adversities and graduate at high rates.

Women Draw Strength from One Another at the Fourth Annual Women in Transition Retreat

More than 100 women who are beneficiaries of Catholic Social Services’ housing and lunch programs drew strength from one another through the power of faith at the Fourth Annual “Women in Transition Retreat.”

The Communities of Don Guanella And Divine Providence Day Programs Celebrated the Centennial Anniversary of the Apparitions of Our Lady of Fatima

Men and women who attend day programs at The Communities of Don Guanella and Divine Providence honored the Blessed Mother at a special Mass celebrating the 100th anniversary of her apparitions to three shepherd children in Fatima, Portugal.

Catholic Social Services Honors 2017 Volunteer Of The Year, Ms. Mary Stock

Today at a special ceremony held at the Archdiocesan Pastoral Center, Catholic Social Services (CSS) kicked off National Volunteer Week by honoring Ms. Mary Stock as its 2017 Volunteer of the Year Ms. Stock, a long time parishioner of Saint Katharine Drexel parish in the City of Chester, is one of over 3,200 CSS volunteers […]