• Welcome to St. Vincent de Paul Parish in Germantown
  • Vincentian values inform our worship and our service
  • The celebration of the liturgy is central to us
St. Vincent de Paul is a faith community striving to live Jesus' gospel message of love, peace, and justice for all peoples.



  • Come early to Mass! Please make an effort to arrive 5-10 minutes before Mass is scheduled. In November, we will celebrate Black Catholic History Month and something will be read before each Mass. In December, we will begin with our Lay Leaders of Prayer.

Bible Studies

Bible studies have begun again. Please come and let your hearts burn with the power of the Word of God. Meeting in the Rectory parlors. Times are:

Wednesdays 6:00 - 7:30pm
Saturday 2:00 - 3:30pm

If You Need…

Please contact Fr. Sy Peterka at 215-438-2925
Please contact Fr. Sy Peterka at 215-438-2925
Please contact the Rectory at 215-438-2925
Ministry Opportunities
Please contact the Rectory at 215-438-2925
Reservations for Meetings/Events
Please contact the Rectory at 215-438-2925
Pastoral Care for the Aged, Sick, Hospitalized, or Grieving
Please contact the Rectory at 215-438-2925
Sign Up for Electronic Giving
Please contact the Kitty at 215-438-2925 x229

Normal Mass Schedule

Tuesday - Friday: 7am
Saturday: 4pm
Sunday: 9am & 11am


Hospitality will be held indoors in the hospitality center. Families, groups and friends are asked to sign up on the posted list by the side door entrance. Paper products, hot chocolate, tea and coffee are provided in the hospitality cabinet. Those providing hospitality will need to buy donuts, milk and juice. All items are sold for fifty cents. Providers are reimbursed for their expenses through the sale of the items.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Jack DiFeo @ 215 887-7911.

Latest News

November Environment

During the month of November, we will be remembering all the Holy Men and Women who have gone before us in faith. You will notice that icons have been placed around our church. We invite you to spend some time reflecting on these images. In addition, we will be using the image of a Retablo. […]

Community Based Healing, Not Unconstitutional Roadblocks

The Philadelphia Family Unity Network (PFUN) is a coalition that worked with the Mayor’s administration and local advocates to successfully end all Philadelphia Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) holds in April 2014. We are immigrant community leaders and young people, documented and undocumented, allies, grassroots immigrant organizations, advocates for the needs of victims and witnesses […]

El Salvador Update

A great big THANK YOU from the Sister Parish Ministry – more than $3,500 was raised through the “Pins for Potties” bowling event held to help fund for the latrine-building project in Las Anoñas. Thank you to the many parishioners who made donations to support this project! Please continue to pray for the delegation traveling […]

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