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


Sunday Masses

(in Church)

9:30am  |  11:30am  |  5:30pm  |  9pm
*9pm Mass: Suspended for summer until September*

    Saturday vigil Masses

    (St. Bede Chapel, Newman Center):
    - Korean Mass, 1st & 3rd Saturdays, 5:30pm
    *Suspended for summer until September*
    - Spanish Mass, 2nd & 4th Saturdays, 5:30pm
    *Suspended for summer until September*


    Daily Mass

    (St. Bede Chapel, Newman Center):
    - Monday to Friday at 12:05 pm
    - Saturday 8:30 am

    For other Masses click here

    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!