St. James

Pastoral Planning Area: 400
Deanery: 7
Founded: 1923
Address: 8320 Brookside Rd., Elkins Park 19027
Phone: 215-635-6210
Pastor: Most Reverend Efren V. Esmilla
Other Parish Information:

Parish Business Manager: Iris M. Espanol
Director of Religious Education: Jeanna Lane

Mass Times: Vigil Mass, Saturdays, 5 PM. Sundays, 8:30, 10:30 AM, 12:30 PM. Holydays, 8 AM; 7 PM. Weekdays, Monday through Friday, 8 AM.
Confessions: Saturdays, 4:20-4:50 PM.
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.


Fox Chase Rd. from Meeting House Rd. to Cedar Rd.; to Shelmire Rd.; to Holme Rd.; to Cottman St.; to Church Rd.; to Beryl Rd.; to Tookany Creek Parkway; to 2nd St.; to Ashbourne Rd.; to Mill Rd.; to Melrose Ave.; to York Rd.; to Ashbourne Rd.; to Washington La.; to Rock La. (excluded); to Church Rd.; to Meeting House Rd.; to Fox Chase Rd.

Report to Pastor:

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

Map and driving directions: