St. Martin of Tours

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Deanery: 12
Founded: 1923
Address: Roosevelt Blvd. and Cheltenham Ave.
Rectory Address: 5450 Roosevelt Blvd. 19124
Rectory Email: [email protected]
Rectory Phone: 215-535-2962
Rectory Fax: 215-535-3091
Pastor: Rev. Efren V. Esmilla
Parochial Vicars: Rev. David A. Waters, Rev. Celestine C. Madubuko (part-time)
Other Parish Information:

Brazilian Apostolate: Rev. Jose Luis Queimado, C.Ss.R. (In residence at Visitation B.V.M.)
Parish Business Manager: Arthur A. Kahn
Parish Services Director/CRE: Becky Espanol
Parish Secretary: Kathleen Coleman

Mass Times: Vigil Mass, Saturdays, 4, 7:30 PM (Brazilian Portuguese), 7:30 PM (Neocatechumenate). Sundays, 8, 10 AM (Spanish); Noon. Vigil Mass, Holydays, 4 PM. Holydays, 8:30 AM; 7 PM (Bilingual). Weekdays (Chapel), Mondays to Saturdays, 8:30 AM.
Confessions: Saturdays, 3-3:45 PM.
Students Attend:

Independence Mission School


5701 Loretto Ave. 19124

School Phone: 215-744-0444
School Principal: Matthew Grill
School Teachers: Lay Faculty
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.

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.


Hellerman St. from Whitaker Ave. to Castor Ave.; to Deveraux Ave.; to Roosevelt Blvd.; to Bustleton Ave.; to Comly St.; to Frankford Ave.; to Wakeling St.; to Horrocks St.; to Arrott St.; to Adams Ave.; to Whitaker Ave.; airline through Naval Supply Depot; to Whitaker Ave.; Hellerman St.

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