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Mass Schedule

Saint Paul Church
923 Christian Street
Vigil of Sunday: 5:00 PM
Sunday: 8:00 AM & 12:00 Noon
Weekdays: 7:30 AM
Holy Day: 7:30 AM & 7:00 PM
Civil Holidays: 9:00am

St. Mary Magdalen de Pazzi Church
712 Montrose Street
Sunday: 10:00am
Vigil of Holy Days: 5:00pm


808 S. Hutchinson Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147

Rectory 215.923.0355

FAX 215.923.1803


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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.

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Pastoral Staff

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
Chris Ciborowski, Maintenance

Vatican News

Monsignor Paul Tighe at Information Society Summit in Geneva

(Vatican Radio)  During his address at the World Summit on the Information Society currently being held in Geneva, Switzerland, Monsignor Paul Tighe, the Secretary of the Pontifical Council for Social Communication of the Holy See, discussed issues of new technologies, inclusiveness, isolation, as well as the role and responsibilities of emerging digital networks with regards to promoting individual and social well-being of the users.

The full text of his address is reproduced below:

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Pope tells fiancés to prepare for marriage with deep awareness

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis on Wednesday spoke to couples who are engaged to be married and told them not to be superficial as they prepare to enter into a life-long covenant of love.

In yet another catechesis dedicated to the family, the Pope chose to speak of the importance of engagement as  preparation for marriage.

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Card Parolin: economic reform must focus on human dignity

(Vatican Radio) Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Secretary of State of the Vatican, has addressed the International Conference of the Centesimus Annus – Pro Pontifice Foundation, which is meeting this week at the Vatican.  

The conference, on the theme Rethinking Key Features of Economic and Social Life, featured speakers from around the world, covering topics such as:

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