ARCHDIOCESAN HIGH SCHOOLS GRADUATE THE CLASS OF 2017

Wednesday, May 31st

Baccalaureate Masses and Commencement Exercises scheduled at Catholic high schools throughout the five counties of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s 17 high schools are proud to announce their scheduled Baccalaureate Masses and Commencement Exercises for the Class of 2017. Catholic schools are committed to giving students the tools, skills, and guidance they need to not only overcome 21st-century challenges, but also to flourish intellectually, morally, and spiritually.  The core purpose of Archdiocesan schools is “to equip saints for life in this world and the next.”

The 2017 Archdiocesan high school Baccalaureate Mass and Commencement Exercise schedule follows.  Please note high schools are listed in alphabetical order.

Archbishop John Carroll High School
Baccalaureate Mass: Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Location: Visitation B.V.M. Parish Church, Norristown, PA (Montgomery County)

Commencement Exercises: Wednesday, June 7, 2017
Location: The Dixon Center; Cabrini University, Radnor, PA  (Delaware County)
Presiding: Mr. Christopher Mominey, Chief Operating Officer and Secretary for Catholic Education

Archbishop Ryan High School

Baccalaureate Mass: Thursday, June 1, 2017
Location: Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, Philadelphia, PA

Commencement Exercises: Monday, June 5, 2017
Location: The Liacouras Center; Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
Presiding: Most Reverend Edward M. Deliman

Archbishop Wood High School
Baccalaureate Mass: Friday, June 2, 2017
Location: Archbishop Wood High School Auditorium, Warminster, PA  (Bucks County)

Commencement Exercises: Monday, June 5, 2017
Location: Kuch Center; Arcadia University, Glenside, PA (Montgomery County)
Presiding: Sister Maureen McDermott, I.H.M., Ph.D., Superintendent for Secondary Schools

Bishop McDevitt High School
Baccalaureate Mass:
Monday, June 5, 2017
Location:  Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, Philadelphia, PA

Commencement Exercises: Wednesday, June 7, 2017
Location: Kuch Center; Arcadia University, Glenside, PA (Montgomery County)
Presiding: Most Reverend Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap.

Bishop Shanahan High School
Baccalaureate Mass: Wednesday, June 7, 2017
Location: Saint Elizabeth Parish Church, Uwchlan, PA (Chester County)

Commencement Exercises: Friday, June 9, 2017
Location: Bishop Shanahan High School Auditorium, Downingtown, PA (Chester County)
Presiding: Most Reverend Michael J. Fitzgerald

Cardinal O’Hara High School
Baccalaureate Mass: 
Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Location: Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, Philadelphia, PA

Commencement Exercises: Wednesday, June 7, 2017
Location: Mirenda Center; Neumann University, Aston, PA (Delaware County)
Presiding: Most Reverend Timothy C. Senior

Conwell-Egan Catholic High School
Baccalaureate Mass: Monday, June 5, 2017
Location: Saint Michael the Archangel Parish Church, Levittown, PA (Bucks County)

Commencement Exercises: Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Location: Holy Family University, Philadelphia, PA
Presiding: Most Reverend Edward M. Deliman

Father Judge High School for Boys
Baccalaureate Mass: Monday, June 5, 2017
Location: Maternity B.V.M. Parish Church, Philadelphia, PA

Commencement Exercises: Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Location: Father Judge High School Track Field Philadelphia, PA
Presiding: Most Reverend Michael J. Fitzgerald

John W. Hallahan Catholic Girls’ High School
Baccalaureate Mass and Commencement Exercises: Monday, June 5, 2017 Commencement Exercises will immediately follow the Baccalaureate Mass.
Location: Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, Philadelphia, PA
Celebrant and Presiding: Most Reverend Michael J. Fitzgerald

Lansdale Catholic High School
Baccalaureate Mass:
Monday, June 5, 2017
Location: Saint Stanislaus Parish Church, Lansdale, PA (Montgomery County)

Commencement Exercises: Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Location: National Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa, Doylestown, PA (Montgomery County)
Presiding: Most Reverend John J. McIntyre

Little Flower Catholic High Schools for Girls
Baccalaureate Mass:
Thursday, June 8, 2017
Location: Maternity B.V.M. Parish Church, Philadelphia, PA
Celebrant:  Most Reverend Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap.

Commencement Exercises:  Friday, June 9, 2017
Location: Holy Family University, Philadelphia, PA
Presiding: Most Reverend Edward M. Deliman

Monsignor Bonner and Archbishop Prendergast Catholic High School
Archbishop Prendergast Division
Baccalaureate Mass: 
Wednesday June 7, 2017
Location:  
Saint Laurence Parish Church, Upper Darby, PA (Delaware County)

Commencement Exercises:  Friday, June 9, 2017
Location: Hagan Arena, Saint Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, PA
Presiding:  Most Reverend John J. McIntyre

Monsignor Bonner Division
Baccalaureate Mass:
Thursday, June 8, 2017
Location:
Saint Laurence Parish Church, Upper Darby, PA (Delaware County)

Commencement Exercises:  Friday, June 9, 2017
Location: Hagan Arena, Saint Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, PA
Presiding:  Most Reverend John J. McIntyre

Pope John Paul II High School

Baccalaureate Mass: Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Location: Pope John Paul II High School Auditorium, Royersford, PA (Montgomery County)

Commencement Exercises:  Wednesday, June 7, 2017
Location: Pope John Paul II High School Auditorium, Royersford, PA (Montgomery County)
Presiding: Most Reverend Edward M. Deliman

Roman Catholic High School for Boys

Baccalaureate Mass and Commencement Exercises: Friday, June 9, 2017 Commencement Exercises will immediately follow the Baccalaureate Mass.
Location: Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, Philadelphia, PA
Presiding: Mr. Christopher Mominey, Chief Operating Officer and Secretary for Catholic Education

Saint Hubert Catholic High School for Girls

Baccalaureate Mass: Wednesday, June 7, 2017
Location: Our Lady of Ransom Parish Church, Philadelphia, PA

Commencement Exercises: Wednesday, June 7, 2017
Location: Holy Family University, Philadelphia, PA
Presiding: Sister Maureen McDermott, I.H.M., Ph.D., Superintendent for Secondary Schools

Saints John Neumann and Maria Goretti Catholic High School
Baccalaureate Mass: Wednesday, June 7, 2017
Location: Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, Philadelphia, PA
Celebrant:  Most Reverend Timothy C. Senior

Commencement Exercises:  Thursday, June 8, 2017
Location: Temple Performing Arts Center; Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
Presiding: Mr. Christopher Mominey, Chief Operating Officer and Secretary for Catholic Education

West Catholic Preparatory High School
Baccalaureate Mass:
Thursday, June 1, 2017
Location: Saint Francis de Sales Parish Church, Philadelphia, PA

Commencement Exercises:  Monday, June 5, 2017
Location: West Catholic Preparatory High School Auditorium, Philadelphia, PA
Presiding: Most Reverend Timothy C. Senior

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