Mass Schedule

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
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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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

Joseph Christaldi, Maintenance

Vatican News

Pope Francis sends condolences after Hurricane Erika

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis has sent his “heartfelt condolences” after the tragic loss of life and destruction in the Caribbean island nation of Dominica due to Hurricane Erika.

In a telegram sent to the Bishop of Roseau, Gabriel Malzaire, the Cardinal Secretary of State, Pietro Parolin conveyed the Holy Father’s blessing upon the “grieving families and all those affected by this disaster.”

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Pope leads liturgy for Day of Prayer for Care of Creation

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis on Tuesday marked his first World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation in Saint Peter’s Basilica with the celebration of a Liturgy of the Word.

Listen to Christopher Wells' report: 

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Cardinal Turkson: Peace is a fruit of justice

(Vatican Radio) Cardinal Peter Turkson, the President of the Pontifical Council of Justice and Peace, on Tuesday said “peace is a fruit of justice” during an international symposium on Promoting a Culture of Peace in a World of Conflict being held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

“Since peace is inconceivable without justice, a culture of peace requires a culture of justice; and both must begin with a commitment to respect radically the basic demands of all relationships in which we live, to live non-violently in the world and to care for the earth,” said Cardinal Turkson. “Such conduct is strengthened when different groups in society resolve conflict and differences with this approach.”

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