The Love of Christ Compels Us

Upcoming Events

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.

Sunday Masses (in Church):
9:30am    11:30am    5:30pm    9pm

Saturday vigil Masses (in Newman Center):
- Korean Mass, 1st and 3rd Saturdays at 5:30 pm
- Spanish Mass, 2nd and 4th Saturdays at 5:30 pm

Daily Masses (in 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

Interested in becoming Catholic? click here

For reading our parish bulletin, click here

Interested in renting our space? click here

Have your wedding at St. Agatha-St. James Parish! For more information, click here