Welcome to the Parish Community of St. Michael and Immaculate Conception Churches

Most Recent Update: September 13, 2019

 You can read this week’s bulletin which lists any changes to our normal schedule here.     Para ver el sitio web en español, por favor haga clic aquí.

The Financial Council will meet Monday September 23,2019 6:30 p.m. The Parish Council will meet on Monday September 30, 2019 6:30 p.m. Both meetings are in the rectory.

St. Michael Grade School Alumni Reunion will have a reunion for all classes on October 26th.  It begins with a 4 p.m. Mass at St. Michael Church followed by dinner (from 6-10) at Curran’s Irish Inn, 6900 State Road; the cost is $40 per person, which includes dinner and a donation to the parish.   Please call Diane ’81 (215) 776-4684 or Kelly ’82 (215) 519-7552 to make a reservation to attend.

 SUNDAY MASS SCHEDULE at St. Michael’s: 

  • Sunday English Mass 9:30 am.
  • Spanish Mass 11:30 a.m.
  • Construction to help make the towers at Saint Michael’s safe has begun. During construction,only one entrance to the church is available.
  • If you wish to have a child baptized, the parents should contact Father Arturo before showing up to attend preparatory classes.

While Immaculate will continue to be a worship site for the parish, it will only be open for weddings, funerals and special feast days.

For normal Holy Day and weekday Mass times and the schedule for the Sacrament of Reconciliation, please see this link

Please pray for the sick of the parish: Joseph Rambo, Mary O’Brien, Joanne Bradley, Carmen Gonzalez, Samuel Biaggi, Gloria Mathis Hanah Rauch, Sissy Colville, Bill Long, Dean Colville, Eileen Lederer, Cheryl Howards, Elaine Hoffman, Amador and Carmen Santiago, Sonny Dunbar, Sharen Micenec, Ray Fenner, John Halgen, Audrey Brown, Edward Campbell, Zoraida Caez, Edward Holmes, Henry Lucier, Sis Clemens, Ralph Berarducci, Maria Rivera, Isabella Lederer, Bianca Mercardo, Dorothy Schill, Joseph Micenec, Olga Espada, Hilda Rodriguez and Allan Anderson as well as everyone else who has asked for our prayers or who has no one to pray for them.

This list was updated from the September 15, 2019 bulletin.

NOTE: If you wish to receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation , please contact Father Arturo at the rectory.

If you have a friend or relative who is sick ,or troubled and could benefit from talking to a priest, please give us his or her name, address and phone number so we can pray for and visit him or her at home.   You may e mail Saint Michaels [st.michaelrcchurch1831@aol.com] or call the office (215-739-2358) to let us know.

Information on Current Classes/Activities:

  • Notice to anyone who wishes to have their child baptized: Classes will be held6-28-15 Fr Chagala at IC after Mass on the 3rd Saturday of each month in Gallagher Hall at 11:30 a.m.

There are many upcoming days  when Mass intentions are available; if you wish to have a Mass said for your intention or to remember a deceased loved one, please call the rectory at 215-739-2358 or stop in during office hours–9 am to 1 pm Tuesday through Friday. 

Normal Sunday Mass Times:

At St. Michael’s  Church  (1445 N 2nd Street (just south of Jefferson), Philadelphia, PA 19122): 9:30 a.m. (English) and 11:30 a.m. (Spanish). 

6-28-15 IC Fr Chagala Blesses Congregation at End of MassAt Immaculate Conception Church (1020 N. Front Street (at Allen), Philadelphia, PA 19123): There are no regular Masses at this site although it may still be used for weddings, funerals and special feasts.



Directions to either church by car or public transit or walking can be obtained by clicking on the church name above and entering your starting point and means of traveling.

If you wish to receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation, please contact Father Arturo at the Rectory (215-739-2358).



Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament occurs in church at St. Michael every 

St. Michael's Church and Rectory as seen from 2nd and Jefferson Streets.

Thursday beginning after the 8:30 a.m. Mass until 1 p.m.

Earlier bulletins, back to April of 2015, are available here

This site also contains other parish material, including Father Chagala’s meditations on the Sunday readings.

Office Hours:   The office at St. Michael will be Tuesday-Friday from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.

CARE FOR THE SICK:  In the occasion of an emergency call the rectory immediately.

Information about the churches’ history is available through the Wikipedia articles on St. Michael and Immaculate through the links given.

   If you are on Facebook, please consider joining the St. Michael’s parish group on that site.