The Love of Christ Compels Us


As the "mother Catholic church" of University City and West Philadelphia, we seek to extend the loving care of God to everyone —students and non-students; local residents and visitors; Catholics and non-Catholics.


Upcoming Events

Mass Times

Sunday Masses

in Church:

9:30am*  |  11:30am  |  5:30pm  |  9:00pm*

*9:30am Mass will change to 9:00am starting on September 10, 2017

*9:00pm Mass, on Summer hiatus, will resume September 10, 2017


For other Masses click here

    Daily Mass

    St. Bede Chapel, Newman Center:

    - Monday to Friday at 12:05pm

    - Saturday at 8:30am

    In Church: Wednesday at 6:30pm (Sep - May)

    Eucharistic Adoration

      In Church: Wednesday (Sep - May): 7:00pm - 9:00pm

    St. Bede Chapel: First Fridays (Sep - May): 7:00pm- 7:45pm



    Confessions are heard 30 minutes before each Sunday Mass.

    You may also request confession from a priest following daily Masses or by appointment at




    Become Catholic

    Interested in becoming Catholic?


    Read our Parish bulletin here!


    Rent our space

    Parking space, church,
    Newman Center

    Weddings at St. AJs

    Interested in having your wedding here? here's how!


    University Ministries