St. Katharine Drexel

Pastoral Planning Area: 370
Deanery: 2
Founded: 1993
Address: 1920 Providence Ave., Chester 19013-5695
Phone: 610-872-3731
Pastor: Rev. Thomas P. Whittingham
Permanent Deacons: Deacon John J. Pileggi
Other Parish Information:

Director of Religious Education: Jose Martin
Parish Business Manager: Edward Larkin
St. Katharine Drexel Food and Clothing Cupboard: 226 Norris St., Chester, PA 19013
Phone: 484-490-5079
Fax: 484-490-5081

St. Katharine Drexel Food & Clothing Cupboard:
2nd & Norris Streets, Chester 19013
Phone: 484-490-5079
Fax: 484-490-5081

St. Katharine Drexel Evangelization Center:
2nd and Norris Sts., Chester 19013
Phone: 610-872-3140

Social Media: Twitter: @SKDChurch
Instagram: @St KatharineDrexelChurch
Facebook: St. Katharine Drexel Catholic Community @SKDChurch
Mass Times: Saturday, Vigil Mass 4 PM. Sunday, 8:30, 10:30 AM (Gospel); 12:15 PM (Spanish). Holydays, call rectory or check website. Weekdays, 8 AM, Monday to Friday.
Confessions: Saturdays, 3:15-3:45 PM; First Fridays, 7:15-7:45 AM.
Students Attend:

Drexel Neumann Academy, 1901 Potter St., Chester 19013

School Principal: Sr. Cathy McGowan, S.S.J.
Accessibility Information:

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.


Ridley Creek from East 25th St. to East 14th St. at B&O R.R.; along Railroad to Johnson St.; to Ridley Creek; to Delaware River; thence southwesterly along River to City of Chester/Borough of Trainer line; to West 9th St.; thence continuing along City of Chester/Borough of Trainer line to Laughead Ave.; to Keystone Rd. (Upper Chichester/City of Chester line); to B&O R.R. line; to Kerlin St.; to Upland Ave.; to Upland Borough line; near 21st; to Parkside Borough/City of Chester line; to Brookhaven Borough/City of Chester line; to Ridley Creek; to East 25th St.

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