St. Joachim parishoners — as well as those at St. Leo — are trying everything to keep their churches open.
Students recently returned from a trip to Poland organized by an assistant principal.
Three Northeast churches reel from the news that they must close. Two have decided to fight.
Mater Dolorosa and St. Joachim, in Frankford, and St. Leo, in Tacony are slated for closure. Parish leaders at St. Leo are planning to fight the decision.
The Archdiocese of Philadelphia announced a parish merger in Bridesburg on Sunday, and more closings and mergers are expected to come this weekend.
Holy Family University hosted its seventh annual Blue Mass to honor fallen police and firefighters and those who have supported them.
Six community leaders are honored during a ceremony at the Community College of Philadelphia Northeast Regional Center.
The timing was perfect for state Rep. Kevin Boyle.