• Welcome to St. Vincent de Paul Parish in Germantown
  • All are welcome
  • 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.

Mass Times

Sunday: 9am & 11am
Saturday: 4pm
Tuesday – Friday: 7am (in the chapel)

Announcements

Father Hugo: On September 1st, Fr. Hugo will be assigned to Our Lady of Guadalupe, in Charlotte, N.C. We thank him for his presence and sharing.

Father Joe: Please pray for Fr. Joe as he deals with issues related to cancer. He is in the infirmary. Visitors are welcome.

Feast of St. Vincent & Ministry Sunday: We will be celebrating ONE MASS at 10am on Sunday, September 24th. Afterwards, join us for our Ministry Fair!

Save the Date: Save the date for an artisan goods sale to benefit Under the Same Moon. See more info on the event page.

Mary – A Biblical Walk with the Blessed Mother: Join us for bible study on Wednesdays, from 6:30 until 8 pm, in the rectory.

Discovering Christ: A program to help us all grow closer in our relationship to Jesus will start in October. It will be on Saturdays.

Confirmation Meeting: We are two years away from our Confirmation. All interested families are asked to attend a meeting on either Saturday, September 9th (after the 4pm Mass) or Sunday, September 10th (after the 11am Mass). Parents of minors are asked to attend.

New Sanctuary Movement: All parishioners are invited to the New Sanctuary Movement General Assembly behind St. Peter Church (1039 N. Lawrence St.) on Sunday, August 6 from 3pm till 5pm. It’s an exciting time of getting together with immigrants and other faith congregation members, to get energized and informed about efforts to bring about safety and justice for all immigrants. Call Paul at 267-237-6683 for more information.

Gospel Choir: If you are interested in joining the 11 o’clock choir, please give Dennis Rivera a call, at (267) 356-8665.

Electronic Giving: Please consider electronic giving. There is a simple form in your bulletin.

Yoga at St. Vincent’s: On August 17, 24, and September 7, 6:30-7:30pm, Janeen Chavis will teach yoga (including chair yoga) in the outside garden or, if raining, 3d floor of the Hospitality Building. Cost is $3. Call or text 646-763-7134 with any questions.

Apartment Needed: If you have an apartment to rent for a young male church member, please call the Rectory (215-438-2925).

Upcoming Events

September 23, 2017
  • My Place Germantown's Trivia Night

    September 23, 2017 @ 6:45 pm - 10:45 pm

    See more details

October 28, 2017
  • Under the Same Moon Artisan Goods Sale

    October 28, 2017 - October 29, 2017

    See more details

December 9, 2017
  • Trip to the National Museum of African-American History & Culture

    December 9, 2017 @ 6:00 am - 8:30 pm

    See more details

Calendar

August 2017

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  • Finance Council Meeting
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  • Seniors Ministry
  • Legion of Mary Meeting
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  • Liturgy Council Meeting
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  • Seniors Ministry
  • Legion of Mary Meeting
  • Mary: A Biblical Walk with the Blessed Mother
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  • Finance Council Meeting
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  • Seniors Ministry
  • Legion of Mary Meeting
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  • Legion of Mary Meeting
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  • Legion of Mary Meeting
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Latest News

Black Lives Matter at St. Vincent’s

“What does it mean to be Black and Catholic? It means that I come to my church fully functioning. That doesn’t frighten you, does it? I come to my church fully functioning. I bring myself, my Black self, all that I am, all that I have, all that I hope to become. I bring my […]

Preparing the Way for National Migration Week

Preparing the Way for National Migration Week (January 8th to 14th, 2017), from the New Sanctuary Committee of St. Vincent de Paul Migrants and refugees are not pawns on the chessboard of humanity. They are children, women and men who leave or who are forced to leave their homes for various reasons, who share a […]

St. Vincent’s in the National Catholic Reporter

Recently, the National Catholic Reporter sat down with several parishioners from St. Vincent’s to discuss the role of our “social justice parish” in Germantown. Read the article here.

Fr. Sy’s African Appeal

Every year, I ask friends and family to help me make a difference in VINCENTIAN AFRICA. I don’t “mail” my appeal letters to my St. Vincent’s family, but they are in the back of the church. I hope that you would take one and read it. Pray about it. You have been so wonderful in your support and in bringing Hope to so many. Thank you. There is no time when this must be done. You will not receive endless requests for more. This is a once a year appeal with several great projects that you can help with like:

  • The St. Vincent Youth Center in Mekelle, Ethiopia offering a library, tutoring, and other activities + HIV/AIDS awareness for impoverished youth.
  • Building a house for an impoverished family in Tunisia.
  • Purchase of a vehicle for the Vincentian parish and agrarian school in Magube, Mozambique, a very poor rural area.
  • Supply tanks and pipes to bring clean water to the impoverished village of Changrawe, Tanzania.

Capital Campaign

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Welcoming All to Raise the Roof!
The campaign for St. Vincent DePaul Parish in Germantown.

We have pledged about $777,000 and in less than a year have over $440,000 raised thus far!

This will be used for:

  • Roof, if needed
  • Handicap Bathroom
  • Handicap Parking and Drop off
  • Handicap Entrance to Rectory and Chapel
  • Refurbish Present Bathroom
  • Fix Chapel, for Handicap Accessibility
  • Repair Sacristy, with Handicap Ramp and New Cabinets
  • Bring Choir Risers and Altar to Code
  • Replace Floor in Church
  • Air Conditioning in Church
  • Touchup Interior of Church

If you haven't pledged, please do so. See Father Sy.

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Daily Reflection

Tuition Scholarship Forms

St. Vincent families in need of financial help, who send
their children to Catholic Schools (Grammar and High School), can pick up a form in the back of the church. You must be an active parishioner.

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