St. Anthony of Padua
Pastoral Planning Area
Deanery Description
Eastern Montgomery County and North West Philadelphia
259 Forest Ave., Ambler
January, 1886
259 Forest Ave., Ambler 19002-5903
215-646-4742; 215-646-4743
Rev. Msgr. Stephen P. McHenry
Vigil Mass, Saturdays, 5:15 PM. Sundays, 7:15, 9:15, 11:15 AM. Holydays, 6:30, 8:15 AM; 12:05, 7:30 PM. Weekdays, 6:30, 8:15 AM. Saturdays, 8:15 AM. Spanish, first Sunday of the month, 4 PM.
Confession Schedule
Saturdays, 4-5 PM. Thursdays before first Fridays, 4:30-5 PM. The day before holydays, 4:30-5 PM.

Students Attend: Our Lady of Mercy Regional Catholic School, 29 Conwell Dr., Maple Glen 19002
School Principal
John McGrath
Report on the Parish School
Access 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.

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.

Church and Meeting Room: 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.

Fort Washington Expressway from Bethlehem Pike (Rt. 309) to PA Turnpike; to Bethlehem Pike; to Bannockburn Ave.; to Church St.; to Rosemary Ave. (excluded); to Spring Garden St.; to Reading R.R. (Penllyn Station); to Wissahickon Creek; to Bethlehem Pike; to Fort Washington Expressway. (Spring Garden St. is excluded between Rosemary Ave. and Forest Ave.).
Parish Other
Coordinator of Family Outreach & Evangelization: Rebeca Perez
Director of Religious Education: Roberta Ortwein
Parish Services Director: Barbara B. Daly
Report to Pastor


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