• 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

Thursday, December 8 is the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, a Holy Day of Obligation. We will have Mass in the Church at 7am & 7pm.

Monday, December 12 is the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe. We will have a Spanish Mass in the Chapel at 7pm.

Christmas Eve Schedule (Christmas Eve Mass counts as your Christmas obligation):
4:00pm Choir, 4:30pm Christmas Eve Mass
7:00pm Choir, 7:30pm Christmas Eve Mass
11:30pm Choir, 12 Midnight Christmas Mass

Christmas Day Mass is at 10am


Christmas Concert: St. Vincent's Choirs will be at the Miraculous Medal Shrine on Saturday, December 10th, at 1pm.

DePaul Catholic School: DePaul students have made Christmas cards, and for every gift of $20, we will send you a pack of 10 cards to give to family and friends. Please go to www.depaulphila.org to purchase, or call Kelly Bielby at 215-842-1266.

Prayer and Fasting:  Everyone is encouraged to join in Prayer and Fasting from Monday, December 19th to Friday, December 23rd. We recommend it for those who are able. No meat, just fruits and vegetables, water, and juice. No desserts, alcohol, or eating between meals. If you cannot do it for five days, fast and pray for three, or even one. We are praying that we grow in faith and love for our brothers and sisters on the margins. If you cannot fast, take more time to pray. Come to morning Mass at 7am or to Eucharistic Devotion, Monday through Friday, in the Chapel. The side door of the Church will be open.


Latest News

What is RUM?

What is the Reconciliation & Unity Ministry (RUM)? Are you called to join us? An Advent Invitation… RUM was formed in 2014 following the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, and the Ministry was tasked with exploring ways of facilitating dialogue and the development of relationships here at St. Vincent’s so that ”we may become […]

Vincentian Virtues Pledge

In celebration of the Feast of St. Vincent DePaul, and the 200th anniversary of the Vincentian Mission in America, the congregation of St. Vincent DePaul took the following pledge. At this celebration of the Feast of St. Vincent DePaul, in this 200th year of Vincentian presence in the United States, we commit ourselves as a […]

Meekness (by Mairin McDonnell)

The book definition of meekness states that “it is an attribute of human nature and behavior. It has been defined several ways: righteous, humble, teachable, and patient under suffering.” As a Christian, meekness is an attribute of a true disciple. The Apostle Paul gave us an example of meek behavior when he was writing to […]

Recent Bulletins

Capital Campaign


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

The Capital Campaign is up and running we've already raised over 1/2 our goal of $750,000! Stay tuned for more news and more ways to get involved. Please consider how you might donate your time, talent, and treasure to preserve the rich history of Catholicism in Germantown, and the important work of St. Vincent's ministries.

Read more about the campaign here.

Music Ministry CD Compilation “All Are Welcome!”

Now YOU can sing along with the choir! A CD featuring the music of our combined choirs and an original composition by our own, Darin Williams. This will make a great Christmas gift!

Price: $15
Available Dec. 4

There will be a Concert featuring the music from the CD on Sunday, December 4 at 3PM at St. Vincent’s church (in the sanctuary).

Click here for the form. Print, fill out, and place in an envelope clearly marked “Music CD”. Checks should be made payable to St. Vincent de Paul Church. You may place it in the collection basket or give it to a member of music ministry.

All proceeds will go to St. Vincent's Music Ministry and the Capital Campaign.

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Daily Reflection

Thanks to Bro. Mickey O'Neill McGrath for this beautiful image today..,, ...

Thanks to Bro. Mickey ONeill McGrath for this beautiful image today..,,

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.

Eucharistic Ministers for the Homebound

We have a few people in need of a monthly visit to distribute Holy Communion. If you can visit another person, please call Barbara Carey at (215) 438-2652.