• 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


  • 9am Mass (also livestreaming on Facebook and the website)
  • 10:30am Mass
  • 12pm Misa en Español celebrante Padre Jack Timlin, O.M (también transmisión en vivo en Facebook y en el sitio web)

(note: Intercessory Prayer directly following Sunday 9am Mass. See note on webpage below)

Weekdays (Mondays – Saturdays):

  • 8am Mass

Saturday Vigil:

  • 4pm Mass

La Misa en Español

Como muchos de ustedes saben, todos los domingos a las 12:00 del día el Padre Jack Timlin celebra la Eucaristía en español en nuestro templo de San Vicente de Paul, con la ayuda de músicos, lectores y transmisores en vivo y virtualmente a través de Facebook y el sitio de nuestra iglesia en la Red (Internet).

Tenemos una lista de asistentes, en presencia y desde sus hogares, a quienes les mandamos recordatorios cada sábado, junto con los cantos del día. Si ustedes han venido a la Misa, pero no están en nuestra lista, por favor envíen sus nombres y correos electrónicos a:

Aurora Camacho de Schmidt: acamach1@swarthmore.edu

o llámenla por teléfono para darle sus datos (215) 242-3097

Deseamos que crezca nuestra congregación de habla española. Por favor inviten a sus familiares, amigos y vecinos a unirse con nosotros a esta misión de San Vicente de Paul en Germantown.

¡Mil gracias!

St. Vincent’s Mass Guidelines

In accordance with the guidelines set forth by the State of Pennsylvania and the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, St. Vincent's has resumed public celebration of the Mass with the following guidelines:

  • Multiple Masses will be scheduled
  • Attendance will be limited at each Mass to 50% capacity of the church
  • All in attendance are required to wear masks
  • Social Distancing will be practiced (6')
  • Upon entering church all are required to wash hands or use hand sanitizer
  • There will be no congregant singing
  • There will be no offertory procession
  • The sign of peace, holding hands during the Lord's Prayer, and communal cup containing the Precious Blood are suspended
  • There will be one line in center aisle for those receiving the Body of Christ, maintaining 6' social distance in the line
  • In-person Intercessory Prayer after Mass is suspended

Live-streamed Masses will continue permanently on Sundays at 9AM (English-language) and 12PM (Spanish-language/en Español).

Anyone in a vulnerable population, with a compromised immune system, feeling ill, or otherwise vulnerable is advised to please stay home and watch the live-streamed Mass. The faithful are dispensed from the obligation to attend Mass on Sundays and Holy Days.

Nuevas Directrices para la Misa de San Vicente

De acuerdo con las pautas establecidas por el estado de Pensilvania y la Arquidiócesis de Filadelfia, San Vicente ha reanudado la celebración pública de la Misa con las siguientes restricciones:

  • Se programaran múltiples misas
  • La asistencia a cada misa estará limitada al 50% de la capacidad de la iglesia.
  • Se requiere que todos los asistentes usen mascarillas
  • Se practicará el Distanciamiento Social (6 ')
  • Al entrar a la iglesia, todos deben lavarse las manos o usar desinfectante para manos.
  • No habrá cantos
  • No habrá procesión de ofertorio
  • Se suspenden el signo de la paz, tomarse de las manos durante el Padrenuestro y el Cáliz que contiene la Preciosa Sangre.
  • Habrá una línea en el pasillo central para aquellos que reciben el Cuerpo de Cristo, manteniendo una distancia social de 6 ' pies en la línea.
  • Las personas no-podrán quedarse después de la Misa hacer Oracion de intercesion

Las misas transmitidas en vivo continuarán permanentemente los domingos a las 9 a.m. (En Inglés) y a las 12 p.m. (En Español).

Por favor, se le pide a las personas que sean más vulnerables, con un sistema inmunológico de cuidado o que se sientan enfermos, les recomendamos que se queden en casa y participen de la Misa Virtual transmitida en vivo. Todas las personas especialmente en los casos mencionados, tienen la dispensa del Arzobispo de estar ausentes de las Misas públicas los domingos y días de Precepto.

St. V’s Young Adult Ministry

The St. Vincent's Young Adult Ministry (YAM) welcomes those between the ages of 18 and 45 especially, but we always love sharing with and learning from our youth and our elders! YAM's mission is to reach out across age, cultural, and gender identity divides, to create a safe space for all of God's precious children. We also seek to increase our sense of unity and to deepen our Catholic faith through prayer, reflections, and fellowship.

St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church Young Adults Ministry's photo.

Like or follow us at St. Vincent's Catholic Church Young Adults Ministry right on Facebook! Be sure to tag YAM in your church related/sponsored events and tell friends and family to come and follow us! All are welcome!

COVID Vaccine Opportunities

COVID Vaccine Clinic at St. Raymond's Church

St. Raymond's Church will be hosting a COVID vaccine clinic every Friday, starting May 14th. You can schedule an appointment here, although walk-ins are welcome. See flyer below for more information. 

Homebound Vaccination Program for Older Adults and People with Disabilities

The City of Philadelphia is providing COVID vaccines for homebound individuals and their caregivers. For more information, see the flyer below or click on the signup link.

Children’s Liturgy of the Word (CLOW)

CLOW continues at St. Vincent's, via ZOOM!

Contact Suzanne Garnett suzanneagarnett@hotmail.com 215-510-4755 for more info.

Food Bank & Face to Face

St. Vincent's Food Cupboard

Walk through pickup of pre-packaged food bags

  • Tuesdays from 10am - 12pm
  • Enter from courtyard. Mask required. Please social distance.

Food Items Most Needed

  • hearty soups (i.e. Progresso/Chunky)
  • jelly
  • mac n' cheese
  • reusable grocery bags (new or used)

[The pantry is well stocked with cereal & pasta & is out of space to store these items]

Bring to Mass or drop on Rectory porch (in afternoon)
Monetary donations are also accepted to allow for purchasing of needed items

Face to Face

Face to Face is currently offering to-go meals, fresh produce, and non-perishable supplies in individual bags and family boxes to anyone in need. These are distributed in the large parking lot next to our building.

Our distribution schedule is Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays from noon (12pm) to 2pm. Individuals can line up (properly spaced out) in front of our building on the sidewalk and we we have just one group of people come into the lot to collect items at a time to help keep everyone safe. Mondays we hand out non-perishable bags as well as a hot meal and on Fridays we also distribute toiletry kits with soap and other items.

We are asking that folks who come to collect food share their name, household size, and a phone number where we can reach them so that our staff can call and check in on them and see if there is anything else we can do to help.

We are also still offering our Legal and Social Services over the phone.

Face to Face COVID-19 Update

Bible Study

Fr. Joseph leads a Bible study via Zoom and Facebook Live every Wednesday from 7-8pm.

Email Fr. Joseph to sign up or for more questions: josephita22@yahoo.com

2021 Vincentian Family Gathering

The 2021 Vincentian Family Gathering will be held in Atlanta, Georgia from October 22-24. This year's theme is Racial Equity: A Personal Call to Love as Christ Loves.

See flyer for more details.

Upcoming Events

June 27, 2021
July 5, 2021
November 6, 2021
  • Under the Same Moon Artisan Sale

    November 6, 2021 - November 7, 2021 @ 

    See more details

See the calendar for more upcoming events.

Mass Replays (YouTube)

Mass Livestream (Facebook Live)

Mass Livestream (YouTube)

Joy Wuenschel Memorial Fund

We have embarked upon a campaign to restore the interior of St. Vincent's Church. It is the Joy Wuenschel Memorial Fund, and you can read more about it here. You can also learn more about it through this video, "Giving with Joy"

We pledged to the Joy Wuenschel Memorial Fund because we strongly value St.Vincent’s. St.Vincent’s follows the gospel of peace and justice for all peoples and acts on it. For this church to thrive and survive we all need to do our best to pledge what we can.
Nora & George O’Neill


I want to contribute to our parish effort to beautify our worship place. I hope that this beauty attracts our neighbors to join us. As Dorothy Day said “beauty will save us.”
Gerry Givnish

Contact Joan McGowan (joaniemc223@gmail.com 267-879-7664) for more info on how to participate!

Online Giving

Now there are 3 easy and secure ways to give online to St. Vincent’s Parish!

Click on the image below to be taken to the Parish Giving website, where you can create a profile, enter your bank account or credit card, and make either one-time or scheduled donations.

Parish Giving Link

You can also give through PayPal. Clicking the button below will take you to PayPal’s website to complete the donation. Note that if you have a Venmo account, you may use that to complete your PayPal transaction as well.

If you’re on a mobile device, you can also use the Cash App. Use the link below to send a direct payment to St. Vincent’s (requires installation of Cash App from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store).


Donaciones en línea

¡Ahora hay 3 formas fáciles y seguras de donar en línea a la Parroquia de San Vicente!

Haga clic en la imagen a continuación para ir al sitio web de Parish Giving (Donaciones Parroquiales) donde puede crear un perfil, ingresar su cuenta bancaria o tarjeta de crédito y hacer donaciones únicas o programadas.

Parish Giving Link

También puede donar a través de PayPal. Al hacer clic en el botón a continuación, accede al sitio web de PayPal para completar la donación. Tenga en cuenta que si tiene una cuenta de Venmo, también puede usarla para completar su transacción de PayPal.

Si está en un dispositivo móvil, también puede usar la aplicación Cash. Utilice el enlace a continuación para enviar un pago directo a St. Vincent's (requiere la instalación de la aplicación Cash de Apple App Store o Google Play Store).


St. Vincent’s T-Shirt Sale

St. Vincent's is selling t-shirts to benefit the Joy Wuenschel Memorial Fund. Download the flyer below to place your order!

T-Shirt Sale Flyer


Signup for our Email List

Parish Census

Hello Saint Vincent’s! The Parish Census is here!

Parish Pastoral Council is committed to keeping our Parish connected! We want to hear from every member of your family, even your children and non-Catholic/non-St. V’s family members.

Please click here to access the census form.

Mass Replays

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Ezekiel 17:22-24
Second Corinthians 5:6-10
Gospel of Mark 4:26-34

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May 29, The Most Holy Trinity, Mass

May 23, Pentecost, Mass

May 23, Pentecost, Mass

Intercessory Prayer Line

St. Vincent's now offers TWO opportunities to participate in Intercessory Prayer virtually.
  • Every Sunday, right after the 9am Mass
  • Wednesday nights in Lent at 6pm (beginning February 24th)
Come with your petitions for others or just join us as we act as intercessors and offer prayers for the needs of others.
Here is what you do:
  1. Call 215-346-6900
  2. You will be asked for the Conference Number which is  7102
  3. Then you will be asked for the Conference Pin which is  1315
  4. Then you will be connected and able to both hear and pray together.
  5. This should last about 15 - 30 minutes.

Latest News

Petitions for May 15 and 16, 2021

General Intercessions 7th Sunday of Easter – May 15-16, 2021Lector: Our response to the petitions will be “Oyenos miDios:, which isSpanish for “Listen to your people.” Heavenly Father, your Son, Jesus prayed that you would watch overthose left behind. Watch over our leaders so that they may governwith wisdom and integrity. Let us pray for […]

Petitions for Ascension Thursday

Jesus, you have instructed your followers to be your witnesses to the ends of the earth.Embolden us to give witness to current disparities in our world today. Dear Lord, grant us the qualities of humility, gentleness, patience and restraint in ourwitness to others of your coming. Christ, you are the head of the Church. Infuse […]

Petitions for May 8 and 9, 2021

General IntercessionsSixth Sunday of Easter Lector: Our response to the petitions will be “Oyenos mi Dios” Holy Spirit, we welcome you into our hearts so that we may seeothers as God sees us. Sanctify our leaders so theywill wield theirpower for the good of all, not merely special interests. Precious Lord, as you share your […]

St. John Gabriel Perboyre, C.M.

John Gabriel Perboyre, C.M., was a French priest, who served as a missionary in Wuhan (Hubei Province, the origin of the current pandemic) China, where he became a martyr. He was canonized in 1996 by Pope John Paul II.

At this time we can call on his intercession. We will be displaying his picture during this current pandemic.

San Juan Gabriel Perboyre, C.M.

John Gabriel Perboyre, C.M., fue un sacerdote francés, que sirvió como misionero en Wuhan (provincia de Hubei, el origen de la pandemia actual) China, donde se convirtió en mártir. Fue canonizado en 1996 por el Papa Juan Pablo II.

Pidamos su intercesión y su ayuda en esta Pandemia. Expondremos su imagen durante esta pandemia.

Resources from the Archdiocese of Philadelphia

Rosary Campaign for the End of the COVID-19 
Three ways to tune in:
  1. Please click this link to tune in each night at 8 PM:
  2. Dial-in by telephone
    • Dial: (646) 558-8656
    • Enter the Webinar ID: 494 480 541
    • International dial-in numbers available: Click here 
  3. Tune in on Facebook Live at: www.facebook.com/PhillyEvangelization
Prayers Resources

Recursos de la Arquidiócesis de Filadelfia

Durante esta Pandemia, le invitamos a usted y a su familia que se unan con nosotros a la Rezar el Rosario, para pedir el Fin del COVID-19.

Tres formas de sintonizar:

  1. Haga clic en este enlace para sintonizar cada noche a las 8 p.m.
    https://zoom.us/j/494480541 (Haga clic en el enlace 5-10 minutos antes para permitir que su dispositivo descargue cualquier software necesario)
  2. Marcación por teléfono
    Marcar: (646) 558-8656
    Ingrese la ID del seminario web: 494 480 541
    Números de discado internacional disponibles: Haga clic aquí
  3. Sintonice Facebook Live en: www.facebook.com/PhillyEvangelization

Recursos de oraciones

Urgent Message: Scam Alert

If you receive an email or text from Fr. Sy asking you for help & to to email or text him IGNORE IT! He will NEVER contact anyone in this manner. IT IS A SCAM!

Recent Bulletins

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are no longer printing or posting weekly bulletins. However, we do have a weekly email bulletin. Use the sign-up above to add your email address to the list.

You can access archived issues of the weekly email bulletin here.

Boletines recientes

Debido a la pandemia de COVID-19, ya no imprimimos ni publicamos boletines semanales. Sin embargo, tenemos un boletín que enviamos por correo electrónico cada semana. Por favor, utilice el registro anterior para agregar su dirección de correo electrónico a la lista.

Puede acceder a los números archivados del boletín de correo electrónico semanal aquí.