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

Report On The Parish School Previous 5 Years (PDF)

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

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

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

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.


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.

Report to Pastor:

Report To Pastor Previous 5 Years (PDF)
Report To Pastor Prior 5 Years (PDF)

Map and driving directions: