Saint Paul Church
923 Christian Street
Vigil of Sunday: 5:00 PM
Sunday: 8:00 AM & 12:00 Noon
Mon - Thu: 7:30 AM, Sat 8:00 AM
Holy Day: 7:30 AM & 7:00 PM
Civil Holidays: 9:00am
St. Mary Magdalen de Pazzi Church
712 Montrose Street
Vigil of Holy Days: 5:00pm
SAINT PAUL PARISH
808 S. Hutchinson Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147
St. Paul Parish is seated in the heart of the Italian Market in South Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Explore our site to discover our rich history and marvel over our beautiful establishment. Please feel free to contact us with any questions.
Reverend John J. Large, Pastor
Russell DeStefano, Parish Business Manager
Theresa R. Smith, Coordinator of Religious Education
Ronald R. Coles, Director of Music
Donna Bartlett, Parish Secretary
Edward Canterbury, SFO, Parish Sexton
Joseph Christaldi, Maintenance
07/31/15 9:35 am
(Vatican Radio) U.S. Catholic leaders have called on Congress to ensure that the federal minimum wage is raised to âimprove the financial security of millions of American familiesâ. In a letter, dated July 28th, Bishop Thomas Wenski, chairman of the USCCB Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development, and Sr Donna Markham, President of Catholic Charities USA, note that a full-time worker, currently earning the federal minimum wage, âdoes not make enough to raise a child free from povertyâ.
As pastors and service providers, they say they see how each year âit becomes more difficult for low-wage workers to make ends meetâ. Â Quoting from Pope John Paul IIâs encyclical Centesimus Annus, they stress that society and the State must guarantee wage levels âadequate for the maintenance of the worker and his familyâ, as well as ensuring âadequate legislative measuresâ to stop exploitation of the most vulnerable. Protecting low-wage workers and promoting their ability to form and nurture families, the two Catholic leaders insist, are shared responsibilities and critical to building a more equitable societyRead More
07/31/15 7:36 am
Vatican City, 31 July 2015 (VIS) â The Holy Father's universal prayer intention for August is: âThat volunteers may give themselves generously to the service of the needyâ.
His intention for evangelisation is: âThat setting aside our very selves we may learn to be neighbours to those who find themselves on the margins of human life and societyâ.Read More
07/30/15 7:57 am
(Vatican Radio) The Pontifical Council for the Promotion of the New Evangelization has published a calendar of "Great Events with Pope Francis" which will take place during the upcoming Jubilee of Mercy.
Listen to Christopher Wells' report:Read More