The Love of Christ Compels Us

Caritas Christi Urget Nos


As the mother church of West Philadelphia, we are an apostolic Catholic community entrusted to Mary, working with university community and families to live a full Christian Life by fostering spaces of prayer, encounter, reconciliation, and service, from one heart to another.


Stations of the Cross

Every Friday of Lent, 5:15PM in Church

Lenten Gospel Meditations (Lectio Divina)

A series of reflections prepared by Deacon Remi to help you
delve deeper into the mystery of Lent

1st Sunday | 2nd Sunday | 3rd Sunday | 4th Sunday | 5th Sunday






Become Catholic

Learn about the process of becoming catholic here!


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!



Drexel Newman

Young Adults

Penn Newman

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Redevelopment of the Newman Center

Please click here to find more information about this exciting project!

2017 Stewardship Update

Thank you to all who supported our parish during the 2016-2017 fiscal year!

Please review the summary of our finances here.

We encourage you to continue supporting our ministry this year. To make a donation online, please click here.

2017 Parish Survey Results

We are very happy to share with you the results of our most recent Survey. The joy and effort of our staff and volunteers continues to bear fruit in our community. Thank you to all our parishioners who took the time to share their valuable insights!

Access the survey here.