Welcome to the web site of Saint Athanasius Catholic Church in the West Oak Lane neighborhood of Northwest Philadelphia. Please know you are always welcome to worship with us. If you wish to register in the parish, registration packets are available in the vestibule of the Church. If you prefer to register at the rectory, please stop by during regular hours. As members of the Universal Church, we proclaim our Catholic Faith through worship, education and charity.

This is our Mission: We the faithful, Baptized into Jesus Christ and confirmed by the gift of the Holy Spirit, worship God in Spirit and Truth, in Word and Sacrament. Thereby creating and nourishing the Christian community. We proclaim the Good News of Jesus Christ to all persons. And teach the saving message of Christ to all believers. In charity we strive to serve all our sisters and brothers. May the Lord of Light guide us in our earthly journey and to our Heavenly home. Please sign up and become an active member of St Athanasius Parish. Every member is truly important and all are needed to build up the community of faith in a loving and caring atmosphere.

You are most welcome to join our parish family.

Be blessed in the name of the Father, and of the Son, & the Holy Spirit - Amen


Saint Athanasius Church
2050 East Walnut Lane
Philadelphia, PA 19138

Saturday: 4:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am | 6:00pm
Daily Mass: 8:30am Convent Chapel
Holy Days: 7:00am (Convent) 7:00pm (Church)
Adoration: Tuesdays, 9:00am to 7:00pm

Saint Benedict Church
1940 East Chelten Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19138

Sunday: 10:00am

Confessions are Saturday & Sunday after Mass or you may schedule an appointment.

2050 East Walnut Lane Philadelphia, PA 19138 | Phone: 215 548 2700, Fax: 215 548 7453 | E-mail: sta@stathanasiuschurch.us
1940 East Chelten Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19138 | Phone: 215 924 4401