The Love of Christ Compels Us

Caritas Christi Urget Nos


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.


Thanksgiving Week Schedule

Wednesday: 12:05 PM Mass, Newman Center Chapel

6:30 PM Candlelit Mass & Adoration are canceled.

Thursday, Friday & Saturday: All Masses are canceled.

Sunday: Regular Sunday Mass Schedule


Feast of the Immaculate Conception

Friday, December 8

Mass at 12:05 PM & 6:30 PM in Church

Vigil Mass (Thursday): 5:30 PM Newman Center Chapel

Young Adult Advent Retreat

Graduate Students and Young Professionals are invited to our annual Advent Retreat! This is a great opportunity to spend some time in prayer and prepare your heart for the coming of Our Lord this Christmas.

Upcoming Events






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!


University Ministries


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.