St. Monica

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Deanery: 8
Founded: 1895
Address: 17th and Ritner Sts.
Rectory Address: 2422 S. 17th St. 19145
Rectory Phone: 215-334-4170; 215-334-4171
Rectory Fax: 215-389-6045
Pastor: Rev. Joseph J. Kelley
Parochial Vicars: Rev. Kenneth L. Cavara, Rev. John C. Okpara
In Residence: Rev. John E. Calabro
Permanent Deacons: Deacon Leonard D. DeMasi, Deacon James J. Stewart
Other Parish Information:

Merged with St. Edmond: 2014
Director of Religious Education: Deacon Leonard D. DeMasi

Worship Site: St. Edmond Church

Mass Times: Vigil Mass, Saturdays, 5 PM. Sundays, 8, 10, 11:30 AM. Vigil Mass, Holydays, 7 PM. Holydays, 6:30, 8:30, 10 AM. Weekdays, 6:30 (when school is in session), 8:30 AM. Saturdays, 8:30 AM.
Confessions: Saturdays, 3:45-4:30 PM. Thursday before First Friday, 4-5 PM.
Students Attend:

Senior School: 2500 S. 16th St. 19145; Junior School: 1720 Ritner St. 19145

School Phone: 215-467-5338; 215-334-3777
School Principal: Sr. Melissa Marie, I.H.M.
Vice Principal: Sr. Santa Teresa, I.H.M.
School Teachers: Sisters, Servants of Immaculate Heart of Mary, Lay Faculty
School Other: Vice Principal: Barbara Inforzato
St. Monica Early Learning Center: 1720 Ritner St. 19145
Director: Sr. Rosemary Peterson, I.H.M.
Phone: 215-334-6001
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 Restroom: Facilities adapted for wheelchair users. Restroom has proper door size, enlarged stall, grab bars, clearance space, accessible fixtures and sink.


21st St. from Tasker St. to Moore St.; to 20th St.; McKean St. (south side); to Broad St. (west side); to Oregon Ave. (north side); then air line to Schuylkill River; then air line to McKean St.; to 25th St.; to 21st St.

Convent Address: 1714 Ritner St. 19145
Convent Phone: 215-334-0745

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