St. Peter the Apostle

Pastoral Planning Area: 650
Deanery: 8
Founded: 1842
Address: 1019 N. 5th St. 19123
Phone: 215-627-2386; 215-627-2387
Pastor: Rev. Richard S. Bennett, C.Ss.R.
Parochial Vicars: Rev. Peter Linh Ba Quoc Nguyen, C.Ss.R., Rev. Anthony Michalik, C.Ss.R., Rev. Gerard H. Chylko, C.Ss.R., Rev. Blas Caceres, C.Ss.R. (Hispanic Ministry)
In Residence: Rev. Gerard J. Brinkmann, C.Ss.R., Rev. Donald C. Miniscalco, C.Ss.R., Rev. Raymond F. Collins, C.Ss.R., Rev. Peter Jittapol Plangklang, C.Ss.R.
Permanent Deacons: Deacon Juan F. Ramos
Other Parish Information:

Coordinator of Religious Education: Sr. Carmen Torres, SHCJ

National Shrine of St. John Neumann
1019 N. 5th St., Philadelphia 19123
Come and visit Philadelphia’s saintly bishop – where prayers are answered.
Shrine Director: Rev. Raymond Collins, C.SS.R.
Asst. Shrine Director: Deborah Binder
Phone: 215-627-3080
Web site:
Shrine Hours: 7 AM – 6 PM each day.
Shrine Office Hours: Mondays through Fridays , 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ;
Gift Shop Hours: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. each day.
Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament: Tuesday through Thursday evenings, 6 PM to 8 PM.

Mass Times: Vigil Mass, Saturdays, 5:30 PM. Sundays, 7:30, 9:30, 11 AM (Spanish); 12:30, 3:30 PM (with novena). Weekdays, 7:30 AM; 12:15, 5:30 PM (confessions before 12:15, 5:30 PM); Tuesdays, 7 PM (Spanish). Wednesday OLPH Novena, 7 PM.
Confessions: Monday through Saturday, 11:45 AM, 5 PM.
Students Attend:

1009 N. 5th St. 19123

School Principal: Sr. Rosalia Federici, S.S.N.D.
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.

Confessional: Assistive listening device in the confessional that amplifies the sound for someone who is hard of hearing.


6th St. from Oxford St. to Master St.; Master St. from 6th St. to 3rd St.; 3rd St. from Master St. to Green St.; Green St. from 3rd St. to 7th St.; 7th St. from Green St. to Poplar St.; Poplar St. from 7th St. to 8th St.; 8th St. from Poplar St. to Girard Ave.; Girard Ave. from 8th St. to Franklin St.; Franklin St. from Girard Ave. to Thomson St.; Thompson St. from Franklin St. to 8th St.; 8th St. from Thomson St. to Oxford St.; Oxford St. from 8th St. to 6th St.

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