St. Thomas of Villanova

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Deanery: 2
Founded: 1848
Address: 1229 E. Lancaster Ave.
Rectory Email: [email protected]
Rectory Phone: 610-525-4801
Rectory Fax: 610-525-6041
Pastor: Rev. Joseph A. Genito, O.S.A.
Parochial Vicars: Rev. Michael J. Hughes, O.S.A.
In Residence: Rev. William C. Gabriel, O.S.A.
Permanent Deacons: Deacon Donald P. DiCarlo, Jr.
Other Parish Information:

Office: 1229 E. Lancaster Ave., Rosemont 19010-2727
Director of Religious Education: Tara Penza
Parish Services Directors: Cathy Van Kula, Alice Obarski, Mary Kate McCauley, Maria Luby
Business Manager: Karen Farley

Mass Times: Vigil Mass, Saturdays, 5 PM (Rosemont Chapel). Sundays, 7:30, 10:30 AM (Villanova Church), 9 AM (Rosemont Chapel); 7 PM (Villanova Church). Holydays and holidays, as announced in bulletin. Weekdays, 12:05 PM (Monday-Friday); 9 AM Saturday (Rosemont Chapel).
Confessions: Saturdays, after 9 AM Mass. First Fridays, after 12:05 PM Mass.
School Other: St. Thomas of Villanova PreSchool: 1236 Montrose Ave., Rosemont 19010
Phone: 610-525-7554
Principal: Mary Kurek
Accessibility Information:

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

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.

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.


Old Gulph Rd. from Matsonford Rd. to Robert's Rd.; to Robinhood Rd.; to Yorkshire Rd.; to Wyldhaven Rd.; to Marlbridge Way; to Ithan Ave.; to Clyde Rd.; to Sproul Rd.; to Chandler La.; to Sproul Rd.; to Conestoga Rd.; to Radnor-Chester Rd.; to Matsonford Rd.; to Old Gulph Rd.