St. John the Baptist

Pastoral Planning Area: 550
Deanery: 6
Founded: 1831
Address: 146 Rector St. 19127-1522
Phone: 215-482-4600; 215-482-4601
Pastor: Rev. Msgr. Kevin C. Lawrence
Parochial Vicars: Rev. James T. McGuinn
In Residence: Rev. Christopher D. Lucas
Other Parish Information:

Coordinator of Religious Education: Janet Kempf
Parish Business Manager: Richard J. Schellinger
Merged with St. Josaphat (Polish) and St. Mary of the Assumption (German): 2012.

Worship Site: St. Josaphat Church.

Mass Times: Vigil Mass, Saturdays, 4 PM. Sundays, 9, 11 AM; 6 PM. Holydays, 6:30, 9 AM; 7 PM. Weekdays, 6:30 AM (Monday - Thursday).
Confessions: Saturdays, 3-3:30 PM.
Accessibility Information:

Church and Meeting Room: Church and meeting room are accessible with an accessible restroom.

Church: Accessible entrances, curb cuts, ramps and parking near accessible entrances for churches with parking lots. Sufficiently wide and level approach or gradually sloping ramp to door; doorway wider than 32 inches, with automatic door or one that is easily opened with minimum pressure or usher assistance; parking spaces large enough to accommodate vans with access aisle for discharge on either side of van; parking spaces designated with proper signage.

Church Restroom: Facilities adapted for wheelchair users. Restroom has proper door size, enlarged stall, grab bars, clearance space, accessible fixtures and sink.

Parish Meeting Room/Hall: Accessible entrances, parking, curb cuts and ramps to accessible entrances and restroom facilities adapted for wheelchair users for at least one meeting room.


Green La. from Schuylkill River to Wissahickon Creek to Wissahickon Dr. (from Rittenhouse St.); to Schuylkill River; to Green La.

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