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 in Kenya: we must choose to improve or destroy the environment

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis on Thursday addressed the United Nations family in Nairobi encouraging its staff to pursue its work for human development and protection of the environment for the common good.

He urged them to listen to “the cry rising up from humanity and the earth itself, a cry that needs to be heard by the international community.

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Pope Francis: speech to UN officials in Nairobi

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis on Thursday afternoon spoke about the importance of safeguarding the environment and ensuring a just distribution of the earth’s wealth as he address directors and staff of the United Nations Offices in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi.

The Pope said Africa offers the world a beauty and natural richness which inspire praise of the Creator. This patrimony of Africa and of all mankind, he said “is constantly exposed to the risk of destruction caused by human selfishness of every type and by the abuse of situations of poverty and exclusion”. 

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Pope Francis to Kenya's clergy: the joy of service

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis held a special meeting with clergy, religious men and women, and seminarians at St. Mary's School in Nairobi, Kenya, on Thursday. Putting aside his prepared text, the Holy Father spoke of the joy of a life of radical service to the Gospel and of the radical faithfulness to Christ that is the guarantee of happiness and success in ordained ministry and consecrated discipleship.

An official transcript of the Pope Francis' extemporaneous remarks is being prepared.

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