St. Rose of Lima

Pastoral Planning Area: 300
Deanery: 2
Founded: 1890
Address: 1901 Chester Pk., Eddystone 19022-1395
Phone: 610-876-6170
Pastor: Rev. Albert J. Santorsola (Parochial Administrator)
Permanent Deacons: Deacon Lawrence P. Schnepp, Deacon Anthony J. DiIenno, Deacon Fred Ryan
Other Parish Information:

Director of Parish Services: Sr. Catherine Jane McErlean, I.H.M.

Mass Times: Vigil Mass, Saturdays, 4, 6 PM. Sundays, 7:30, 10:15 AM; Noon, 5:30 PM. Holydays, as announced. Weekdays, 8 AM, Tuesday through Friday.
Confessions: Tuesdays, 7 PM.
Students Attend:

St. James Regional Catholic School, Ridley Park 19078; Mother of Divine Providence Regional School, Wallingford 19086.

School Principal: Barbara Burke
Accessibility Information:

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

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

Assistive Listening Device (ALD): Church is equipped with ALD for sound system. Ear phones or audio loops that enhance the sound are available for people who are hard of hearing.

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

American Sign Language: Weekly or monthly Liturgies are interpreted. The sign language interpreter is provided on a regular basis or your church is used for Masses in which the priest signs in American Sign Language. Click here for times and locations of Masses in American Sign Language


Jefferson Ave. (South side) from MacDade Blvd. to Fairview Rd.; to B&O R.R.; to Crum Lynne Blvd.; to Little Crum Creek; to Crum Creek; to Delaware River; to Ridley Creek; to Delaware River; to Ridley Creek; to Johnson St.; to B&O R.R.; Ridley Creek; to a projection of Jefferson Ave.; thence along said projection to MacDade Blvd.

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